January 18, 2011

The UCI – Neutralizing innovation

I understand why regulatory bodies exist in sport. In the simplest of terms they exist do ensure the safety of those racing and ensure that athletes are competing on a level playing field.

It seems however with the latest set of rules being set forth by the UCI that they’ve taken the “level playing field” a little too far. – Read More –

January 20, 2010

The Future of Power

I’m sure that if you asked cyclists for the highlights of their Christmas lists, power meters would’ve been pretty high on that list. Sadly however, for most of us a power meter is more of a “wish list” type of thing. Right now most ‘traditional’ power meters tend to be a little out of reach for most of us, or if nothing else, at least a very sincere investment.

Outside of price, the other main problem I’ve had with the traditional crank or hub-based power meters is the difficulty managing one power meter over multiple bikes, especially if you’re racing in multiple disciplines. – Read More –