Everyone looks forward to this 55km and 2800m of elevation climb in central Taiwan. This is because they’ve largely forgotten how they felt at the finish the last time they did it 🙂 The average gradient of around 6% sounds ok. But the numerous 12-15% sections along with the altitude soon take their toll. For
Schwalbe has recently announced an improved lineup of entry-level tires. This is yet another example where more advanced technical features of the higher-end models migrate down to the cheaper end of the market in a number of brands. SRAM has done this with elements of the their higher-end gruppos trickling down to the lower-level offerings
Technological development basically goes in one direction, following time from the past to the present. You can’t prove the existence of a Higgs Boson, for example, without having an idea it might exist in the first place, before you go looking for it. And on this note some suggest that Peter Sagan is, in fact,
Haiwan from Qbicle has done quite well with his Tangent Fender since first winning an award at Taipei Cycle’s 2011 Innovative Products Competition. 2011 was to be the last for that particular competition. In 2012 it was replaced by the d&i Awards. Individuals or companies with products that have been available to the market for either less
The burning in my thigh told me I had lost some skin. Tenderness under my helmet told me it had also made contact with the pavement. I glanced over towards my bike: it had come to a rest against the low wall. Lucky for that, otherwise it would be at the bottom of the ravine.
I am in the final stage of planning for an all-alloy bike, no carbon components at all, for the low-end of the market. This has meant selecting a quality fork producer. I produce my own carbon forks and have not yet used an alloy fork. So I have had to search for a producer. Probably