pOcpac Neck Tube is a multi functional neck scarf that can be used in 10 different ways. The functionality is comparable to the well known Buff products. In other words it is a solid Buff alternative for a good price. The Neck Tube has a cool unique design from John McFaul and was limited available. I have […]
Giro Monaco Cycling Gloves review
In this article I will review the Giro Monaco Cycling Gloves. These cycling gloves seem to have a good and all-round feature set for the highly interesting price-point of € 23,-. Gloves are in addition to a helmet the very few protection items for road cyclists. So I’ll share my personal view on comfort and features.
Wahoo Tickr X review – Heart Rate Monitor with Motion Analytics
The Wahoo Tickr X is a heart rate sensor that was used by team Sky in the 2016 Tour de France stages (in the Pyrenees, the jerseys are wide open). The Tickr X is Wahoo’s flagship heart rate monitor featuring dual band ANT+ and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless capabilities. The build-in memory can record up to 16 hours of training. The Wahoo Tickr […]
Craft Cadence Backpack Rolltop – Ortlieb Velocity on steroids
In the article I will review the Craft Cadence Backpack Rolltop, which is a very versatile waterproof messenger bag with loads of cool improvements over the Ortlieb Velocity messenger bags. Craft Cadence has a community-driven product design approach, that clearly provides valuable product iterations. I’m also using the Craft Cadence Essential case for some time, […]
Sidi Wire SP shoes review – Speedplay Carbon Sole
Sidi Wire SP cycling shoes are basically the normal Sidi Wire shoes with a Speedplay specific carbon sole that has the 4 bolt pattern integrated. Compared to the normal 3 bolt patterns of carbon soles (Look or SPD cleats) no base-plate is needed to install Speedplay (Walkable) cleats. In this article I will share my […]
Giro Synthe MIPS Cycling Helmet review
The Giro Synthe is a widely used helmet in the professional peleton and is available in a MIPS version as Giro Synthe MIPS. Switching from the Giro Aeon helmet I’ll have a look at the design differences with special attention for the MIPS protection layer. Finally I’ll share my experiences of the Giro Synthe MIPS […]
PowerBar Energize Original Energy Bar
In this article I will share my thoughts on the PowerBar Energize Original Energy Bar, which is one of my favorite energy bars that is also excellent in warm weather conditions. I have reviewed other energy bars on this website like the Win2 Energy Bar with Chia seeds, but the PowerBar Original Energy Bar is […]
CORE Body Temperature Monitor review
In this article I will write down my experiences with the CORE Body Temperature Monitor and the CORE App for Google Android as complete and acurate as possible. This relative new sensor is seen on the World Tour road racing level and also with other professional athletes on their way to the hot and humid […]
CEMA Bearing Full Ceramic Pulley Wheels
This article is a short review of the CEMA Bearing Full Ceramic pulley wheels. I will try to compare these against stock Dura Ace 9000 pulley wheels, but I don’t have a friction facts laboratory setup at home. So it will be an in-depth look and feature comparison.
Carbonice Stummer Eugen chaincatcher
In this article I will share my thoughts on the Carbonice Stummer Eugen chain catcher and compare it with the Canyon chain catcher that I’ve used over the past couple of years. Both chain catchers differ significantly in used material, assembly on your road bike and for the weightweenies among us the chain catcher weight.