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....
Recumbents

Recumbents

A recumbent bicycle places the rider in a laid-back reclining position. Recumbents come in many different sizes and configurations usually with either two or threes wheels. Most recumbents are rear-wheel-drive but there are many FWD models available. A well designed...
Custom Lowracer FWD

Custom Lowracer FWD

I first spotted the Toxy ZR online in about 2005 and commissioned a friend to make me  a similar machine but it never really handled satisfactorily. It was decidedly scary at speed. I cut off the boom and make it into a moving-bottom-bracket lowracer using a cut-down...

How Can the Road Bike be Improved??

Compared to the earliest bikes, today’s road bikes represent a quantum leap in both design and engineering. How much room is there for improvement? CTech editor Matt Wikstrom...