Bikes & Tech: Page 6

Bike and gear reviews, maintenance how-tos, and tips

Review: Pearl Izumi PRO bib short

Pearl Izumi's PRO bib short is one of our favorites, with soft fabric that is not too compressive, and bib straps that practically disappear.

Review: Shimano RC7 shoes

The addition of a second Boa dial makes the RC7 a more attractive mid-range road shoe, with ample forefoot width and a striking finish.

Review: Northwave Extreme RR 2 GTX

If you're committed to riding year-round, through rain, snow, and cold conditions, you owe it to yourself to get some dedicated winter shoes.

Tech podcast: How to layer for winter riding

We discuss how breathability works, how waterproof your cycling kit really needs to be, and why zippers don't work that well if you need to cool off.