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Review – Capo Pursuit Apparel

Capo cycling apparel was born in California in 2004, initially targeting the market with socks and casual wear. Now Capo supplies a range of cycling apparel including jerseys, knicks and custom kits. The Pursuit collection is part of the Capo Corsa series and employs technologies such as Sphere TX and HydroDrop for moisture absorption/transfer and

To See or Not to See – Salice 006 Sunglass Review

Salice is an Italian manufacturer of cycling sunglasses and helmets. Way back in 1919, Vitaliano Salice founded the company in Musso in Northern Italy, today the Salice factory and headquarters is located just a few kms away in Gravedona on Lake Como and is still run by the Salice family. With a somewhat bland name

Kit for a King – Babici Squadra Veloce

In a world of mass production, the new Babici Squadra Veloce is kit for a king. Crafted from no less than three of the finest Italian fabrics, the SQV jersey and knicks are to cycling apparel what Georgio Armani is to suits. SQV sets the industry benchmark for pro level kit. It’s born of style

Let’sa Go! – EVOC Bike Travel Bag

What do you do when you’re at the post-ride café and you and your mates dream up that next big bike holiday in Europe? Well apart from saying “I’m in” without consulting you partner/financial minister, the first thing you need is a bike bag. And let’s face it, we love our precious steads so we

Giant Propel Advanced SL 0

    The Giant Propel is an awesome looking bike. Aesthetically it simply looks futuristic, fast and fun. When I first saw this bike I thought, finally a Giant bike that looks good! Don’t get me wrong, for many years I have admired Giant bikes for their consistent quality, wide choice of models and price

Louis Garneau Course Shoe

The Course 2LS – Light, Stiff and Comfortable Hailing from Canada the Course 2LS is the top of the line road shoe in the Louis Garneau range. “Course” meaning “race” in French and 2LS indicating the use of two BOA Lacing System dials (this models uses L5 dials). Out of the box these shoes are

Enve SES 3.4 Clincher Review

Green with Enve – SES 3.4s The Enve 3.4s are a great looking wheelset and after putting them through their paces it is obvious these wheels are best of breed. My first impression was that the wheels were very smooth. The smoothness results from the vertical compliance provided by the all carbon rims. They are

The Magellan Cyclo 105 GPS Bicycle Computer

The Magellan Cyclo 105 is a versatile GPS cycling computer recently released to the market. However Magellan is not a brand name often associated with cycling, so who are Magellan? They are one of the oldest GPS navigation companies in the world, being founded in 1986. In 1989 they released the world’s first consumer handheld

Not Normal – The Enve SES 6.7 Clincher Road Wheelset

ENVE wheels have built a reputation of being the best of the best, so when I took these wheels for a ride I had very high expectations. But halfway through my ride the thing I noticed most about these wheels was – nothing. Let me explain. Deep section wheels are fast in a straight line

Spot the Difference – Focus Izalco Team SL 3.0

Lighter and stiffer than the previous model

Bursting onto the international scene in 2009 with Team Milram, the Focus Izalco has carried riders from many top pro teams including Acqua & Sapone, Jelly Belly, Netap, Katusha and AGR2-La Mondiale. Over the past few years the Izalco has won so many “Bike of the Year” awards that it’s got everyone talking, and the

Review – Kask Vertigo Limited Edition

In terms of bicycle helmet supremacy, Kask has made it. It has shot to fame on the head of 2012 Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and is the culmination of years of development and innovation. But bike helmets haven’t always shared the podium at the TDF, in fact they have only been mandatory at

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