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Wahoo Kickr Climb simulator launched at Eurobike (VIDEO)

Wahoo Fitness is set to make indoor cycling training more hardcore with its new Kickr Climb indoor trainer grade simulator. The simulator setup, which works with its Kickr and Kickr Snap smart trainers can respond to real roads and climbs in workouts and virtual courses by adding physical grade changes through its new Kickr Smart Trainers. The Kickr Climb... Read More

SUPERCHARGE YOUR CYCLING DATA – MAMIL SPORTS GUIDE

In this day and age, any self respecting MAMIL tracks their ride using either a dedicated GPS enabled recording device like a Garmin Edge or equivalent, or the Strava app on their phone. Regardless of recording mechanic through, every ride invariably lands on Strava, posted for the world to see. Because as the saying goes, if it isn’t on... Read More

MAMIL REVIEW: ALTUM DESIGNS – MODUAL BIKE TOOL

Bike multi tools have come on a long way since the old all in one forged steel ‘spanner’ that came attached to virtually every new bike. Back then it was a vintage bicycle component manufacture TDC. Altum Designs, a British company, is hoping to lead the way with their new innovative bike tool – the modual – an innovative... Read More

BEELINE – CYCLING NAVIGATION MADE EASY (VIDEO)

Attracting backing from more than 3,000 interested cyclists the BeeLine handlebar navigation device come to market very soon. Featured at the recent CES show in las vegas, and created by a British team, the bluetooth navigator product, BeeLine, raised more that £150,185 on Kickstarter. Replicating the behaviour of a traditional compass the smartphone compatible device alerts riders to direction... Read More

GARMIN ANNOUNCE CYCLING UPDATES AT INTERBIKE IN LAS VEGAS

Garmin have announced new technology cycling updates for the Edge® 520, Edge 820, Edge 1000 and Forerunner® 735XT. These are being demoed on the Garmin connected bike stand at the Interbike show in Las Vegas – the largest cycling show in North America. The updates include: New LiveTrack Auto Start – A new auto start on Garmin Connect Mobile™... Read More

ECOHELMET MADE OF PAPER AIMS TO REVOLUTIONISE CITY CYCLING (VIDEO)

The popularity of bikesharing is booming among city commuters, thanks to the convenience — and affordability — of renting a bike on the go. But it has one glaring drawback. There’s no easy way to rent a helmet. Talking in an interview earlier this week with CNNMoney 28-year-old industrial designer Isis Shiffer was tired of lugging around her own... Read More

SWEDEN REVOLUTIONISES CYCLING HEAD PROTECTION – WITH NO HELMET !

Fashion concious cyclists might look at their bike helmet as an ugly neccesity on the road and Swedish company Hövding would agree. They’re on a mission to re-invent head protection for cyclists with fashion at the forefront of their innovative design. In 2006, Lund University industrial design students Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin decided to invent a better helmet... Read More

TEAM ZWATT WANT YOUR CYCLING DATA IN RETURN FOR A POWER METER

Data hungry MAMILS looking for cycling performance gains are increasingly using power meters. The problem is though – they’re not cheap ! “Team ZWATT” from Denmark think they have the answer – supplying cut-price power meters to customers who supply them with product improving ride data. >> THINKING ABOUT USING POWER ? Read our guide. Launched on Kickstarter Team... Read More

STRAVA LAUNCHES LIVE SEGMENT DATA FOR SMARTPHONES

The MAMIL Strava routine is the same. As you get off your bike at the end of the ride your hands are already grabbing at your phone to record your km’s or you are rushing to connect your Garmin to your laptop to download the data. If it’s not on Strava it didn’t exit. Seconds matter and data matters... Read More

GOOGLE & LEVIS COMBINE TO CREATE SMART COMMUTING JACKET

Tech giant Google in association with Levi’s have revealed their first smart fabric denim jacket. The evolution of Project jacquard, a collaboration announced at last years’ Google I/O conference. The smart fabric jacket, announced last Friday, is fully washable and has built-in sensors that allow cyclists to control their music, answer a phone call or respond to a message.... Read More

GAME CHANGING TECHNOLOGY FOR USA CYCLING

Felt Bicycles and nine best-in-class partners have combined to create Project 2016, a revolutionary team pursuit bicycle and supporting technology ecosystem designed to make the 2016 World Champion women’s pursuit team the fastest at the Rio Olympics. “Our goal after London was to assemble the best team in the world and to put that team on the best bike... Read More