In this week's Technical FAQ, a reader wonders why his Specialized S-Works Turbo 2Bliss blew off his Hunt Aero 30 wheels during a ride. Lennard believes the answer lies in the reader's crochet-type rims.
In this week's column, Lennard addresses a reader who made his own calculations for how to measure the friction losses in a bicycle's drivetrain.
In this week's column, a reader wants to know whether there is any data on the life expectancy of carbon-fiber racing rims.
Why don't road and MTB handlebars have the same grip diameter? In this week's Technical FAQ, Lennard explains the logical reason behind this fact. Also, a reader wonders how ultrasound is used to check carbon for damage.
When a reader cannot stay warm on those long descents in the Alps, Lennard chimes in with some sage advice. Staying warm on descents, even on summer days, requires a riding and apparel strategy.
A reader survives a crash with an automobile, but his steel bike does not. How should he go about repairing the bent frame? Plus, mixing SRAM Rival and Campagnolo Record components.
Lennard offers advice on the best cycling boots for cold conditions. Plus, a carbon repair firm weighs in on the damage that can be caused by indoor trainers.
Bicycle manufacturers offer advice on using a carbon-fiber frame with an indoor trainer. Plus, can tire sealant corrode raw aluminum?
In this week's Technical FAQ, a reader weighs in about using a warm hat and how it impacts helmet fit; plus, is it OK to reuse your cables and housing after trimming away the fray?