Month: July 2021

Favero Assioma DUO-Shi Power Meter: Shimano SPD-SL Road Pedal Compatible

After a number of leaks and product teasing by Favero themselves, today they officially launch their Favero Assioma DUO-Shi power meter. Based on the much loved Assioma power meter, the SPD-SL compatibility has been something people have wanted for a very long time. How does it measure up? Well… about that… there’s something you need […]

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Tubeless Gravel Tyres: Six Month Sealant Check & Refresh…. plus TyreWiz Install

Unlike diamonds, the sealant used in tubeless bicycle tyres isn’t forever. It evaporates. It dries up. It will let you down out on the road or trails isn’t kept in-check. The recommended ‘top up’ interval varies from a few months to six months. The Zipp G40 gravel tyres have been on my gravel bike with […]

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STRAVA Update: 3D Terrain Mode for GLOBAL Heat Maps

Another update from our friends at Strava. This time they’ve enabled 3D Terrain Mode to Global Heat Maps. Note: This is a subscriber only feature that’s available on Strava Web only.    

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Power Meter Pedals: Which Cleats to Use // Why Look KEO “Compatible” sometimes isn’t.

When it comes to pedals, Look Keo “Compatible” isn’t an exact standard you can rely on for compatibility across all pedals and cleat, even when they claim to be “Look Keo Compatible”. Bike fitters know this all too well already. It’s a common question that comes up on forums when people are experiencing issues with […]

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Grand Theft BIKE v0.5.0.4: Bluetooth Pairing // Steering Hardware Support // Pacing Bots // More!

GTBike V v0.5.0.4 is a major leap forward for the GTAV mod first released back in 2020. Steering with the Elite Sterzo Smart (v21 firmware) works extremely well! What’s New: ● Bluetooth support ● Steering Hardware Support! (Elite Sterzo Smart, Titan Lab’s Sterio) ● Virtual Speed Update. ● Bike City (by project contributor Cassio Davi). […]

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Hammerhead Karoo Cycling GPS ‘CLIMBER’ Feature // Road Test

he CLIMBER feature update to the Hammerhead Karoo and Karoo 2 units is definitely worth a look if you’re familiar with how Garmin ClimbPro works. There’s a few things it does better and a few areas it needs refinement. In this video I’ve road tested the feature with detailed on-screen overlays of all the information […]

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Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon EVO: Gravel EBike Review

Gravel bike ✅. EBike ✅. Was it fun? ✅. In this video Von and I discuss the 2021 Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon EVO EBike that we’ve had on loan for a few months. There’s a LOT to cover in this one so sit back and enjoy the chat, or use the video timeline […]

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Smart Trainer Tip: SRAM Eagle NX Cassette for MTB/Gravel Bikes

All direct drive smart trainers ship with Shimano HG freehubs so can be a costly exercise switching to a SRAM XD Driver (freehub) and a compatible XD cassette to mount your 12 Speed Eagle MTB or gravel bike. The PG-1230 (NX Eagle) is Shimano HG freehub compatible and will save you a lot of money! […]

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