Ideal Crank Length

Ideal Crank Length

“Crank length is part of a system of hinges and levers that must operate in the larger context of an individual’s biomechanics. Longer cranks increased flexion and the range of movement required at both the hip and knee. Where there is indecision, cyclists...
XShifter at Interbike 2017

XShifter at Interbike 2017

XShifter will be on display at Interbike September 20 – 22 in Las Vegas. XShifter says: “We will be bringing finished production samples of the product. This is only fitting, as Interbike is where we made our formal public announcement just 1 year ago. In...
The Ideal Randonneuring Bike

The Ideal Randonneuring Bike

I could not agree more with Pamela Blalock who says: “A good brevet bike is one you use on a brevet with little or no hassle or pain. This means the bike is: reliable and comfortable has enough storage capacity that you can carry what you need for the distance...
Cleat position

Cleat position

Have you ever wondered if your cleats are set up correctly? This page has some detailed information on attaching and setting up different cleats. Steve Hogg’s thoughts Joel Friel on Midsole Bike Cleat...

A Sub-$600 Electric Drivetrain?

Microshift’s prototype 11-speed electric eXCD drivetrain was on display at the Taipei 2016 Cycle Show. Said to be available sometime in 2017, it looks promising....