Futurum 4 Seasons II Merino Cycling Socks

In this article I will review the Futurum 4 seasons II Merino Cycling Socks. I’m very pleased with the Futurum 4 Seasons thermoshirt (with long and short sleeves) that are my go to base layer when hiking. So having a pair of Merino cycling socks for the autumn and winter period was the goal. I will try to compare with my Assos and GripGrab socks in terms of fit and warmth.

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Sidi Rubber Heel replacement for Carbon Soles

In this article I will review the Sidi Rubber Heel Replacement for Carbon Soles of the Sidi Wire SP shoes. It was time to put a pair of new replaceable heel pads on the 2015 Sidi Wire SP shoes (in 2023). So after 8 years of time I needed to purchase some spare parts, and extend the life of my road bike slippers.

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Sidi Drako 2 SRS Carbon Matt Mountain Bike Shoes

In this article I will review the Sidi Drako 2 SRS Carbon Matt Mountain Bike shoes, and zoom in on features and details that I really like. I will also explain the similarities with the Sidi Wire SP shoes that I use on my road bike.

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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, but cannot get it to show any signs of wear.

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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 experiences with the Sidi Wire SP shoes and zoom in on some of the unique design features.

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Solestar Kontrol BLK Cycling Insoles

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Solestar Kontrol BLK cycling insoles, with patented stabilization delta, perfectly fit my Sidi Wire Speedplay shoes, stabilize my feet and keep them locked into position.

In this article I will look at the innovative design of the Solestar insoles and share my own practical ride experiences. I will compare the Solestar Kontrol BLK insoles with the stock Sidi Wire insoles and the Specialized BG fit insoles.

Finally I will share a brief overview of the other Solestar cycling insoles.

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