Bar tape is one of those things we at Road Rider Review believe can make or break the look of a bike, old dirty tape has no place on a bike and neither has snagged tape. The rules to a good-looking bike should read like this, “collars and cuffs should match, meaning saddle and bar tape should be the same colour, and should work in harmony with the overall build to compliment the frame. If your tape is not black it should be cleaned to ensure you stay looking classy”. Now we'
With autumn turning quickly into winter we turn to clothing that’s going to keep us warm but hopefully breathable enough to stop our bodies getting sweaty, but as a cyclist we want it all, we would like to stay dry if the heavens decide to open. This balancing act is a tough one to master even if you're one of the big brands, but as a small and relatively unheard of (in the UK at least) company from Poland how do you strike the balance and keep the cyclist happy? This long-
A wise prophet once proclaimed 'it's all about the bass, bout the bass' (Trainor, 2014) and she was right you know. Base layers are a key wardrobe item for me and my fellow RRR writer, be it for keeping warm in winter or cool in summer there is a base layer to suit all needs. A new one to me though was a windproof base layer, which offered a solution to quite a specific problem that I had. I commute three days a week, I ride with a back pack rather than panniers and as such t
I have been thinking about the subject of fake cycle parts thanks to some comments I have made and read recently on several forums, it has made me think a lot about human nature and the disposable society we seem to live in. When I was a younger lad I thought knock off products were just limited to perfume and designer hand bags but as I have got older I soon realised that anything out there that is desirable can and will be faked. The internet is teaming with scary dangero