Mechanic

Bahrain-Merida: time trial equipment overview

Following the strange events in stage 12, when TT world champion Rohan Dennis abandoned the Tour, here is a story about product development that is taking place...

Road bike basics: How to wrap handlebar tape

How can you rejuvenate your bike for minimal costs and maximum gains? Treat yourself to some new handle bar tape… but be sure to apply it correctly. &nbs...

Build Report – Cervelo C5

The Cervélo C5 is a disc brake equipped road bike weighing in at 7.25kg. There is a rethink on some traditional concepts on bike design and construction tec...

Build Report – Cannondale Slate 2016

One of the quirkier bikes to pass through the workshop over the years, the Cannondale Slate is a great piece of cycling equipment. Here is the appraisal fro...

Build Report – Ridley Noah 2017

Belgian heritage and aero intentions, the Ridley Noah retails in Australia for $9,999 with SRAM Red. Find out what the mechanic had to say after building ou...

Summary of Team Sky’s equipment for Le Tour

In June this year the bike supplier for Team Sky, Pinarello, unveiled a new frame that would make its debut at the Criterium du Dauphiné. That one-week stage ra...