absoluteBLACK Oval Traction MTB Chainring Amateur Cyclist Review


When I got my race bike I knew, I will convert it to 1x11 from 2x11 it came out of the box, but I was not sure about the oval or regular narrow wide. In the end, I choose absoluteBlack oval chainring and I'm really glad I did so. It really makes a huge difference on technical sections and feels...

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Karcher Mobile Outdoor Cleaner OC3 Review


I live in an apartment near the city center and the only way I can wash my bike is using the shower or ride to self-service car wash station. Using shower is messy, mud and oil everywhere and I end up cleaning shower longer than it takes to clean the bike, ride to the car wash is great, but...

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DIY Cheap Garmin Style Mount For iPhone


Garmin mounts have the best position- out in front. Easy to see, not in a way on the handlebars and right in the centre. The only problem is that most of us don't own device dedicated to cycling, but all of us have smartphones and that is exactly what we use to log our epic rides and track our...

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How to Import Zwift Rides Into Suunto Movescount


A year ago I bought Suunto Ambit3 Peak, I really like it and the movescount is one of the best activity analytics apps I have used. The biggest problem is to keep data in 1 place. Unfortunately, the only way to import data in movescount is directly from a device or using MXActivity Mover....

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Crankbrothers Pedals Budget Maintenance and Refresh


Crankbrothers pedals are great and I absolutely love them, but cartridge bearings are not the most durable thing in the world and they wear out pretty fast especially if you ride in sandy or muddy conditions and dirt get inside the pedal. The original refresh kit is a bit expensive if you need...

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How I Plan to Set up 1x11 on My Scott Scale 970 3x10 XC Bike and Why


While there is nothing wrong with 3x10 system, the 1x11 are getting more and more popular. Why? 1x11 provides a wide range of gear ratios, you have only one shifter, no repeating gears, less weight and much cleaner looks. The math- is it really worth it? I did fast gear ratio calculations for my...

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