Here you can find a selection of products I've tested out on the open road. Here I'll look at all sorts of different things from the bikes I ride to the kit I wear. Since I ride so many miles every year I don't have time for things that aren't quite right, so if I don't like something, I'll tell you.
A review of the new foul weather jacket from small Italian brand, Parentini.
As the end of summer approached, I looked down at my old cycling shoes and realised they were slightly more battered than I'd previously convinced myself, so I set out searching for a new pair of shoes to see me through the autumn and into next year. Around this time DHB announced their revamped shoes...
About a month ago I took delivery of the ELEMNT Bolt bike computer; this is Wahoo's answer to the Garmin 520. They sell it as being an aerodynamic GPS computer that's supposed to be simplistic and easy to use; charging aside, their devices are supposed to be wireless, so everything from setup to upload is done via your phone. Having used the device for a good 1,000 miles now I thought I'd take a look at how it's been going.
Bike lights are pretty important to cyclists and we're being more and more demanding about just what exactly we need out of our equipment. We want lights to make us seen, to be seen and not to blind the drivers, that last a long time and can get us around a decent night's riding. I thought I'd buy some USE Exposure lights for the reasons above and put them to the test.
Having had my new Ribble CGR for just over a month and having ridden 1,000 miles I decided it was time for a quick review and my thoughts on the bike so far.