Gear

Upon visiting Cycle Closet for the very first time, many take a step inside and stop, scan the racks and shelves, and express total surprise. The expansive premises are packed with literally all the cycling kit you could ever imagine – socks, caps, jerseys, gilllets, longs, shorts … you name it, it’s there.

With the 2018 UCI WorldTour season now underway SRAM have released details of the pro teams and top cycling stars who’ll be relying on their technology through 2018.

We took an exclusive look at the appropriately named Santini SMS Impact bibs at Cycle Closet in Adelaide this week, and were shown the unique product by Santini representative and Australian cycling legend Patrick Jonker.

Fully customizable, incredibly durable and highly functional, the skingrowsback PAK30 is one racebag not to be messed with and will keep you organised and focused on the race at hand.

This VeloRacing bag was sent to Bicycling Australia for an impartial review. We found it to be a high-quality accessory that, at first impressions, is stylish, well constructed and practical.

Italian manufacturer KASK has worked with designer, and former international pro rider, Iris Slappendel on a new collection of performance cycling apparel for women.

Cycliq have today announced two new additions to their Fly family of integrated bike camera and light devices - the front-facing Fly12 CE (Connected Edition) and rear-facing Fly6 CE.

Easily mistaken as a fitness prop in the corner of Ryan Gosling’s post-modern apartment in Blade Runner 2049, the good news is TechnoGym MYCYCLING is here and now.

Remember those old-school bike computers, the single-screw plastic handlebar mount, a wire wrapped around the cables then down the fork. Here we take a look at two of the latest bike computers that are light years ahead of what we used to use.

Legendary Italian saddle maker Selle SMP will release three new model performance saddles in 2018. Bicycling Australia was fortunate to take a look at these and speak with Nicolo Schiavone, Sales and Marketing Manager of Selle SMP.

Sleek, sporty and totally on trend, the Koo Open Cube’s feature easily removable, interchangeable lenses along with a variety of new colors.

Take one look at Scicon’s purpose-designed race rain bag there’s a fair chance two words may spring to mind … practical + pro.

Rotor’s new Rvolver hub features a unique internal clutch that disengages drive when the rider stops pedalling. This reduces friction as the company’s Engineering Manager David Martinez told us.

Zipp have rolled out a big range of new wheels - for the first time, from 202 to 808 rim depths, their NSW and Firecrest Disc brake wheels are being purpose built specifically for the new era of road riding of wider tires and multi-surfaces.

A little over a month ago Pirelli re-entered the bike industry with their PZero Velo tyres. Since then Nat Bromhead has been using the tyres while following the Tour de France by vintage French bike - here's his report