Review – Shift Up Custom Bike Thru-Axles

Thru-axles on bikes help to increase rigidity, strength, and performance compared to traditional quick-release axles. Thru-axles are becoming even more common on disc brake bikes because of the need for minimal flex in the hub area—to avoid disc rub. Recently though, I experienced a disconcerting and debilitating failure of a thru-axle. On a gravel ride, […]

Review – absoluteBLACK GRAPHENlube Bicycle Chain Lube

Can a bottle of chain lube ever be worth a 100 GBP expenditure? The new absoluteBLACK GRAPHENlube claims that yes, it can. The most scientifically advanced bicycle chain lube on sale today, this new graphene based dry lubricant can offer serious friction reduction, efficiency gains, and reduced component wear rates. Before I tell of my […]

Going tubeless? Here are a few tips and tricks

by Nick Di Cristofaro Modern cycling technology can sometimes be overwhelming, especially when it comes to the recent trends in wheel and tire design. One trend that has become more prevalent is the usage of tubeless tires and wheels. This isn’t “new” technology but over the last few years, many tire and wheel manufactures have […]

Review – Muc-Off C3 Ceramic Lube Dry Chain Lubricant

The Muc-Off C3 Ceramic Lube Dry Chain Lubricant is the latest bicycle chain lube released by the UK-based brand Muc-Off—the pioneering experts in bike lubes and cleaners. I have become a complete convert to using dry chain lubes for road and off-road bicycles—all year round. A dry wax-based lubricant offers lubrication for your bike’s chain […]

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 […]

Review – Moon Nebula Rear Bicycle Light

There are some bicycle components that impress me straight out of the box—the Moon Nebula Rear Light is one such product. Beautifully made, with an impressive 200 lumen output, and an outstanding battery life; this is one of the best rear bicycle lights I have had on review to date. The Moon Nebula has a […]

Personal Care – Preventing and Treating Saddle Sores

Are you sitting comfortably? Saddle sores are a serious concern for many cyclists; at best they can be a cause of discomfort, at worst they could end a ride or adventure. After many long distance bike rides such as the #BlackForest400 and #7Countries7Passes, these are my lucky 7 Tips for preventing and treating saddle sores. […]

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