Gear

It's that time of year again – the mornings are a little darker, the days 
are starting to get shorter and bike lights become a necessity. In addition to seeing, it's critically important to be seen. Here we take a look at 
a selection of lights from Cateye and Blackburn that are perfect for use as daytime running lights and general purpose night lights.

Specialized have launched a special 'Aussie Edition' Allez Sprint and pledged $150,000 for WIRES Wildlife Rescue

Michelin have held a major release for their new Power road tyre range in Provence, France. Journalists representing cycling media from all over Europe were there with Bicycling Australia's Dr Michael Hanslip also in attendance.

Yes, the name is Fabian Cancellara, and he has now put his name and reputation behind some of the coolest and most comfortable shoes in the peleton, those from Suplest.

CeramicSpeed have continued with their pursuit to 'innovate and disrupt the bicycle drivetrain industry' through showcasing an updated version of their 'Driven' chainless drive system.

Lazer have announced their lightest helmet ever, the new Genesis weighing from just 189 grams.

Proviz Sports, the specialists in premium reflective cycling, running and outdoor products, have launched a new collection of five bike lights, the LED360 collection.

Bicycling Australia have recently been road testing the latest offering from Fizik, the Tempo Overcurve R5 cycling shoe. Reviewed in classic and elegant black, the R5 features a single BOA dial on top and a single Velcro fastener up front.

Continental have entered the ever-popular gravel market with two new tyres – the TERRA Trail and TERRA Speed.

Italian innovators Fizik have won a prestigious Eurobike Award for their new concept cycling shoe, a lightweight high-performance offering featuring an open weave upper, twin Velcro closure system, full carbon sole and unique setback cleat position.

Best-known for producing iconic framesets, California-based Specialized has also long been a global leader in head protection. Peter Maniaty tests the new Prevail II ... with extras.

Bicycling Australia have been road testing a new shoe from fizik, the new Tempo R5 Overcurve

Looked at the rubber on your bike lately? Paying close attention to, and indeed upgrading your tyres, is one of the simplest ways to increase the performance and efficiency of your bike.

Tested: The Thule UpRide 599. 'We found the UpRide 599 to inspire wonderful confidence and total reassurance - exactly what’s required when transporting anything on the roof of a vehicle.'

Leading automotive safety advocates Volvo have teamed with helmet company POC to conduct a series of crash tests simulating the impacts between bike helmets and cars.

Le Spit Cyclery, currently owned by SOLA Sport Pty Limited, is on the market for sale from this week.