Lux 27.5″ 3 Mountain Bike

The Diamondback Lux 3 is a nimble trail bike that rockets up climbs, yet stays planted and stable through rough descents. This women’s-specific hardtail mountain bike was designed with extra standover clearance and 27.5-inch wheels to make maneuvering through technical terrain absolutely effortless. The Lux 3 comes equipped with components selected to increase your smiles-to-miles […]

PEZ Bookshelf: Bicycles: Past, Present and Future

Italian book “Bicycles: Past, Present and Future” by Roberto Gurian, with graphic design by Maria Cucchi, has been translated by Robert Bethel into English, but marvelous bike photos speak in all languages. PEZ literary editor, Leslie Reissner, gives us his thoughts on this wonderful bike book, which is what it says on the cover, Bicycles: […]

Elephant Head!!!

We drove up Mount Hopkins Road, made a left on a forest service dirt road and followed it for 2.5 miles.  Actually drove past the trail head so turned around and found the small parking area.  Off the three of us went, first following a trail that rises and falls a couple of times prior […]

Wout Van Aert triumphs in dusty Strade Bianche

The biggest road victory of Wout Van Aert’s career came Saturday at Strade Bianche, a compelling, high-summer race in Tuscany to restart a WorldTour that ceased in March. Van Aert had been third in the last two editions, most memorably in 2018 when he cramped on the final climb. He came back from a long […]

STRADE BIANCHE’20: Wonderful Wout!

Race Report: The first race back after the Covid-19 break didn’t disappoint with action all the way to the finish line of the Strade Bianche. Ex-World cross champion, Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) timed his attack to perfection on the final section of Tuscan grit and soloed to a magnificent victory. Davide Formolo (UAE Team Emirates) […]

Review – Muc-Off High Performance Waterless Bike Wash

I must admit that I was sceptical of a ‘waterless bike wash’—surely the point of bike washing is to displace the muck rather than smear it across the surface? Readers of my ‘Ultimate Bike Cleaning Routine’ will also know the drivetrain degrease and re-lube is by far the most important part of the procedure. Muc-Off’s […]

Readers’ Rig: Brian’s Time VXRs – Carbon Beauty

Time was first made famous by their clip-less pedals, but where the French company’s artistry comes into its own, is their carbon frame construction. Brian in Folsom has a perfect example, his Time VXRs has that naked carbon weave with the bonded lug and tube system. Simply beautiful. Name: Brian PhillipsLocation: Folsom, CABike: Time VXRsGroup: […]

2020 Canadian Elite, Junior and Para road championships cancelled

While some regional races have re-started, re-opening isn’t happening fast enough for national-level events. On Friday, Cycling Canada made the announcement that 2020 Elite, Junior and Para road national championships are cancelled. Canadian road championships were postponed earlier this year, so Cycling Canada could continue to monitor the public health situation. After consulting with Fédération […]

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