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In this article I will share my thoughts and experience on the Morgan Blue Aquaproof Past that I use on bolts, bottom brackets that I not want to get stuck.
Replacing bottom bracket bearings and -cups is easy, when you have the right tools. CEMA Bearing Professional Bottom Bracket Replacement Tool, with type number SRC-TT-B006C, is in my opinion the best solution currently available. In this article I will reason why and explain the steps I’ve followed to install a new Bottom Bracket with ceramic bearings.
Early the 2020 season I wrecked my Dura Ace 9000 outer chainring due to a chain-suck and replaced it with the Rotor Aero noQ chainring, 4-arm, 110 mm bolt circle diameter.
I will share my thoughts so far and have a look at the design details of the Rotor chainring, decision reasoning and installation on the Dura Ace 9000 cranks.
Shimano Connect Lab is the Shimano Webservice to replace Pioneer Cyclo Sphere, the backend for Pioneer’s Pedaling Monitor System, that is launched on 30-06-2021.
In this article I will look back at Pioneer’s announcement that Shimano would buy the power meter business, and will look into the data migration and details of the Shimano Webservice.
I will review the Elite Fly Team Water Bottle and ordered a set of the Fly Granfondo Elite White version. I will try to answer the question “How did Elite further innovate the water bottle ?” and compare the Elite Fly Team with for example the Elite Corsa-, Tacx Shiva- or Zefal Arctica thermo water bottle.
Cerabike Wax Lube is a fairly unknown lube, compared to the big brands like Muc-Off, Rock ‘n Roll, Pedros, Finish Line, Squirt or Morgan Blue. A fellow cycling friend from the Nordics pointed me to Cerabike Wax Lube, a product for both dry and wet conditions, available via Decathlon and Amazon.
Very unique is the combination of PTFE, graphite and ceramics in the Cerabike Wax Lube. Also the fact that its suited for both dry and wet conditions raised my attention. There are not a lot of (english) reviews available online so let me share my thoughts and experiences.
C-Bear is the official sponsor of the Lotto Soudal cycling Team since 2009, providing riders like Andre Greipel and Thomas De Gendt with ceramic bottom brackets and -derailleur pulleys. If a C-Bear bottom bracket is good enough to withstand the Gorilla’s power peaks during sprints, than it is certainly good enough for me.
In this article I will review the Wera Zyklop 8000 series Speed ratchets. The 1/4″ Wera Zyklop 8000 A, the 3/8″ Wera Zyklop 8000 B and the Wera Zyklop 8000 C for 1/2″ sockets. Wera is a well known German tool brand, and I will do a brief comparison with a Hazet 916SP ratchet.
The Oakley Radar EV Path Prizm Road has become my preferred set of cycling glasses for almost all weather conditions. Having used mostly Oakley M-Frame models as of the early 1990’s this Oakley Radar EV version made me smile, providing a better view than the original Oakley Radar.
I will briefly look at the design, and share my thoughts on the Prizm Road lens that perfectly complements this high quality glasses.