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The Truth About the Shimano A and B Type Chainrings

Although widely claimed that Shimano¬†A and B type chainrings are interchangeable with an unnoticeable penalty in performance, in reality things are not as perfect. They say a picture is worth a thousand words so with actual photos I aim to show what is the difference between the two types. Shimano’s front derailleur/chainring shifting is an […]

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Against the Clock Equipment Pain and Racing Speed The Training Hours

Time Trialing – Power, Position, and Pacing

Time Trialing and YOU A good time trial takes three things: Power, Position, and Pacing. When I did my first time trial, I was psyched. I had a true time trialist power profile, I had worked hard, I practiced riding with aerobars, had a cool looking helmet. Fifteen minutes into the race I got passed […]

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Equipment The Training Hours

Training on Tubular Tyres

Most of the times when you think tubular tyres you imagine fine hand craftsmanship, supple ride quality and of course time consuming gluing. The first two attributes is something you want, and let’s face anything that spells inconvenience, you run as far away from as possible. Therefore gluing tubulars is usually reserved for your precious […]

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SRM Dura Ace Battery Replacement at Home Made Easy

I knew this was bound to happen. One day, it simply didn’t wake up. After months of trusty service my SRM Dura Ace Powermeter did not connect to my bike computer. I bought the SRM second hand, it was fully functional, however, I can tell it has been used a lot. Maintenance history unknown, I […]

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Review – Chris King Classic Hubs for Road Use

The hum of your tyres rolling across the road, interrupted by the occasional freewheeling sound, breaking the churning unison of your gears, is part of the pleasures that is bike riding. Your wheels are a major part of keeping that nirvana. Other than the 2 inches pressurized rubber, the hubs are a significant factor of […]

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Storing Bike(s) Indoors – The Cycloc

Bicycles are fun, no two opinions about it. However, when not ridden, they are inconvenient for transport or storing., especially if space is limited like in an apartment. The constant bumping and snagging into pointy bicycle parts can quickly turn into a hate only relationship. Read further on how I¬†conveniently and safely stored multiple bikes […]