Category: Bikes & Tech

Technical FAQ: A tubeless tire blowout in the Pyrénées

After a reader suffers a tubeless blowout on a Pyrénées descent, Lennard digs into the potential causes for the catastrophe.

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First Ride: Trek’s long-travel Rail e-MTB

A smaller, lighter motor and updated geometry make the Trek Rail an e-MTB frontrunner

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Technical FAQ: Tubular patching, tubeless rolling resistance, crashed carbon

Lennard Zinn addresses questions on tubular patching, tubeless rolling resistance, and inspecting crashed carbon for this week’s edition of Technical FAQ.

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More Eurobike: helmet radar, dualie gravel, and Merckx goes steel

Some new products stood out just a little more than others at Eurobike. Here are some of our favorites

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Inside the development of Shimano’s GRX gravel gruppo

Japanese company’s new off-paved-road-specific component group aims to provide array of options for gravel and cyclocross riders

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Trend watch: E-bikes dominate Eurobike with lighter, faster models

Electric-assist bikes again grabbed the headlines at this year’s Eurobike, with e-racing bikes on display from Bianchi, Look, and Wilier Triestina.

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Trend watch: At Eurobike, indoor cycling takes center stage

Indoor cycling innovations from Wahoo, Zwift, and Stages Cycling caught our attention at the opening day of Eurobike.

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Technical FAQ: When the carbon-fiber ‘coin test’ comes up short

After a crash, Lennard performs the coin test on his carbon fork, and the component sounds OK; it isn’t until later that Lennard discovers the full extent of the damage.

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Tech FAQ: Hooked vs. hookless rims, tire choice, and pressure recommendations

Lennard Zinn addresses questions on hooked vs. hookless rim profiles for this week’s edition of Technical FAQ.

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Tread-Setting: Developing gravel tire tread patterns is part art, part science

Early gravel tires were more a mashup of chunky MTB treads and road tire casings. Now, there are more sophisticated choices, as designers learn what works.

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