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Getting to the bottom of a complex question about the fastest tire options.
Two longtime Rapha managers will take over as joint managing directors, officials announced Friday.
Technical FAQ: Mips vs. loose helmet strap, bike weight, hydraulic brakes at altitude, Di2 mix/match
Helmet and bike safety are on readers' minds this week.
Technical FAQ: 12-speed Di2 hydraulic levers with 11-speed derailleurs, Campy Chorus chainring swap, DVT, Gates belt portability
Lennard Zinn answers more groupset compatibility questions and a couple readers provide some helpful updates to previous questions.
In this week's Technical FAQ, Lennard Zinn discusses riding while on anticoagulants.
How inter-compatible are different generations of Campagnolo components?
Recent standardizations in tubeless wheels and tires have changed Lennard Zinn's mind on tubeless.
The latest version of the large cycling computer features enhanced GPS capabilities and a higher quality display, along with several software updates.
Some tips and tricks for choosing an e-bike and getting the most out of it.
Tips for extending the life of tubulars tires in their second year of use.
Can Shimano and SRAM's latest generation parts be interchanged?
The competitively priced hardware push is intended to make getting set up on the immersive training platform simpler and cheaper.
Zinn dives into SRAM electronic groupset inter-compatibility and tries to get to the bottom of one of the most frustrating sources of flats.
Zinn weighs in on some quotidian questions — like, can constantly removing and replacing a thru-axle damage the threads?
The most efficient gear choice may not be what you think it is.
Counterfeit carbon frames not only are shaped, painted, and decaled to look like the brand-name frames they are mimicking, but they are often also built to weigh the same as those brand-name frames.
CEO Eric Min seeking a ‘more integrated experience’ between online platform and Tour de France Femmes.
There's far from a consensus when it comes to sitting on top tubes.
Technical FAQ: Narrow tires on gravel bikes, through axles, rotor tub, clamping carbon, leg length with age
'Don’t sweat trying different tire sizes on your gravel bike,' says Lennard Zinn.
The two-speed internal gear hub will soon be available in wheels from Enve, Mavic, DT Swiss, Reynolds, and more.
Technical FAQ: 12-speed chain with 11-speed Derailleur, brake mineral oil compatibility, bike shaking in the wind
Lennard says you can 'rung what you brung' in terms of chains and mineral oil and talks about his exploits on the legendary Morgul-Bismarck course in Boulder
Technical FAQ: Shorter legs with age, lighter cranks, 10s/11s crank compatibility, and decreasing drivetrain wear with chain waxing
Shorter legs = lower saddle, lighter cranks = less energy spent
Strava adds video capability with 30-second clips as well as ability to embed content and tag other users.
Technical FAQ: Chain optimization for recreational riders; pressurizing tires; denatured alcohol in California
In this week's Technical FAQ, Lennard Zinn answers questions on tire pressure and chain optimization.
Strava expands reach into off-road uses with trail run, gravel, mountain bike, and e-mountain bike.
Optional built-in Power Glass solar panels feed power to the rechargeable battery while you ride to bring 100-hour run time to new unit.
The activity-tracking platform sees huge spike in users in the past 24 months.
Examining hill gradients, Campagnolo components, and the IT band.
Users ask for pace partners to remain in Makuri Island world, and Zwift listens.
‘We didn’t think it was a wise move to launch a high-end trainer or a high-end smart bike at this time,’ says Zwift's director of PR.
The deadline means users of deprecated hardware and no-longer-supported OS's must upgrade to continue using the virtual cycling environment.
Are tubeless tires for road — and pavé — a trend or are they here to stay?
Wahoo adds to its indoor training portfolio while trimming its workforce by 20 percent.
RGT isn't trying to beat Zwift. Instead, the platform is chasing customization of roads and routes, a new style of training, and a different type of social integration inside the game.
A micro-travel plate solution for owners of Tacx Neo smart trainers.
The final word for optimizing your chain for low friction and longevity from industry experts.
A solid power meter at a good price — with a huge battery-life claim of 800 hours.
Zwift pushed an update that ‘addresses competitive integrity and ensures greater fairness’ in events.
The supported roller system offers interactive resistance but requires a separate power meter for full functionality.
Single- and dual-sided power measurement based on the Speedplay Zero pedal.
Steering isn't yet a big benefit in Zwift, but being able to mimic gradients is next-level interaction for virtual cycling software.
EF Education teams will have access to bike trainers, computers, wearables, and training software thanks to a multi-year partnership with Wahoo.
Epix 2 offers a refined appearance, a brilliant AMOLED display, and the latest 24/7 activity and recovery monitoring features.
More sensors, enhancements to activity and recovery metrics, and ‘Sleep Coach’ improve upon the previous version of the recovery monitoring wearable.
Here's the cycling technology news making headlines for Friday, January 14, 2022.
VeloNews technical expert examines brand cross-compatibility of brakes and drivetrain components.
A real-world example of how rolling resistance impacts effort, and duration, over a 200-mile gravel ride.
Users with unsupported operating systems will need to update their devices if they want to continue Zwifting.
Cycling GPS maker re-ups with Sylvan Adams' WorldTour team for two years.
Zwift adds new routes to the recently added world, while improving the home screen presented when the game starts up.
Wahoo System incorporates The Sufferfest with other immersive cycling training tools and experiences into a single platform.
More features and more input sources, but still with a super-easy and helpful user interface.
The newly added feature in the cycling route creation tool allows users to specify and view different types of road and trail surfaces.
Strava allows all mobile app users to share live tracking of their activities with designated followers.
Enhancements improve user experience and game performance with new equipment, routes, and in-game physics.
The latest updates to the activity tracking tool offer improvements to maps and data privacy, and enhancement to data displayed on maps.
What you'll need to increase gear size — and rear derailleur tooth capacity — for Campy, Shimano, or SRAM drivetrains.
VN tech ticker: Bernal presents Pontiff a Pinarello, Zwift updates VeloNews kit and routes info, Strava improves personalization
Here are the cycling tech headlines making news on Wednesday, June 16.
Top Zwift racers share their experiences — and a few tips for — racing without data on screen.
Comfortable, fully wireless earpods offering pro sound quality, and easy configuration through an app.
Strava makes its most significant updates of the year to the mobile app, adding Group Challenges and enhancements to maps.