About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of RoadBikeReview.com for many years and enjoys riding local Portolla Valley roads. Besides being an avid cyclist, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


How To: Unclip Like a Pro (Video)

Every beginner will eventually want to upgrade to clipless pedals since they provide a more secure attachment to your bike and allow you to pedal more efficiently. Here are some tips on how to clip in and out.

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WTB announces new gravel specific Nano 40c tire

WTB develops new gravel grinder specific tire with the help of ultra endurance athlete Jay Petervary, Mike Varley of Black Mountain Cycles, and Sean Walling of Soulcraft. Not a cross tire!

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2014 Amgen Tour of California routes announced

The 2014 Amgen Tour of California stage route has just been released. Check the info here to see how close it will come to your town.

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Vision Metron 55 wheels, Metron 4D handlebar, stem and seatpost

Check out the new high-end line of Metron carbon wheels from Vision that are available now. Also highlighted here are the Vision Metron 4D carbon handlebar, carbon stem and carbon seatpost.

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Reynolds Cycling New Cryo Blue Power Pads

In this video, Paul Lew from Reynolds Cycling shows us their all new for 2014 Cryo Blue Power pads that feature increased braking performance.

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First Look: Kali Protectives Phenom Road Helmet

Kali has a new road helmet coming called the Phenom. Following in the footsteps of the Maraka R, the Phenom features superior protection technology, good ventilation and solid fit all at an affordable price.

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SF Bike Expo November 16, 2013 – Free Entry

The 6th Annual SF Bike Expo is coming up Saturday November 16 at the Cow Palace. Vendor expo, bike club hang-out and big swap meet for cyclists of all flavors. Check it out.

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Cinelli Prototype Laser Nostra Bike Being Auctioned for Charity

Check out this cool Cinelli prototype Laser Nostra bike that you can buy. It will be auctioned off for charity very soon and comes with very rich heritage.

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Roadbikereview Contest – Win a pair of Smith Optics Pivlock V90 Sunglasses

Write a Review and be eligible to Win a Free Pair of Smith Pivlock V90 Sunglasses! In a continued effort to keep RoadBikeReview the leading resource in bike, parts, & gear reviews, we are holding a review writing contest.

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Marin Cortina CX Pro and Stelvio T3

Check out these highlights of the new 2014 Marin Cortina CX Pro carbon cross bike with disc brakes and the new Stelvio T3 Pro DuraAce Di2 high end carbon race bike.

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Mongoose Maurice and Maurice FS Fixies

Check out the Mongoose Maurice and Maurice FS fixies spotted at the recent Dew Tour action sports event in San Francisco. These bikes are available direct to consumers via their website, like all Mongoose bicycles.

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Norco Tactic LTD Race and Threshold SL Cross Bikes

Take a close-up look at two high end carbon bikes from Norco. The Tactic LTD is a high modulus carbon frame with sleek lines, nice internal cable routing and looks to be light and stiff. The Threshold SL is their top of the line carbon cross bike equipped with the latest hydraulic disc brakes from SRAM.

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Light and Motion: Urban 700 and VIS 180 Commuter Lights

Light and Motion’s new Urban 700 commuter light is extremely light, easy to mount and bright. Side lighting increases your visibility and the VIS 180 tail light is the perfect match.

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New from Feedback Sports – Velo Hinge, Pro Truing Stand and Velo Column

Feedback Sports has several new products for 2014 including the Velo Hinge pivoting wall hook rack and the Pro Truing Stand for all axles and tire sizes and the Velo Column indoor storage rack.

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High Tech Crash Sensor and Alert System from ice.

The company is named ice. (pronounced “ice dot”) and they have a new high tech crash sensor that attaches to your helmet and works in conjunction with an app on your smart phone to send out text message alerts in the case of a severe head injury.

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New LeMond Bicycles: Combine, Team Z, Team ADR

LeMond Bicycles is back with 3 special edition bikes each commemorating Greg LeMond’s Tour de France victories. There will only be 100 of each made, the frames are made in France by Time.

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Interbike 2013: TRP HY/RD and Spyre Road Disc Brakes

TRP has some great, new road disc brakes available now. The HY/RD and Spyre are two lightweight, easy to install options if you are looking to upgrade.

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Reynolds Cycling Company Profile and Tour

Take a tour of the Reynolds Cycling US headquarters in Sandy, UT. R&D, testing, prototyping and more are done here on some incredible machines. Want to see what a blowout looks like at 370 PSI?

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CamelBak’s New Podium Bottles

CamelBak shows us some innovative new features and improvements to their Podium line of water bottles.

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Challenge Tires New Team Edition Cotton Cyclocross Tubulars

Previously, you had to be a top pro to ride Challenge Tire’s best handmade tubular tires. But Challenge has just announced that their Limus and Grifo Team Edition tires are now available to all cross riders and racers.

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Got Money? Gucci Commuter Bike

If you have $15,400 laying around, be sure to check out the Gucci commuter bike. With a carbon frame, 11 speeds and disc brakes it’s perfect for getting groceries. Don’t forget your lock.

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Paul Lew Explains Reynolds New Carbon 48 Aero Wheels and Performance Updates

Watch this video as Paul Lew, Director of Technolgy and Innovation for Reynolds Cycling, explains the additions and changes of their new carbon wheels for 2014 including the all new Aero 48. Also newly redesigned are the Attack, Assault and Strike wheels.

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Hutchinson Sector 28 and Fusion 3 Road Tubeless Tires

Check out two new tires from Hutchinson. The Sector 28 is a 28mm road tubeless tire that is made for the gravel grinder type rider. The popular Fusion tires are now available in a wider 25mm width and will come in both tubeless and tubed versions.

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2014 Fezzari Foré CR4 and CR1 Road Bikes

Fezzari is a direct to consumer brand that is making some great looking carbon road bikes at a great price. Check out the new Foré CR4 and CR1.

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2014 GT Corsa Disc Cyclocross Bike

The GT Corsa Disc is an all new model for 2014 that features disc brakes on a versatile cyclocross/gravel grinder/commuter all arounder.

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