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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    The standard chainring is 53-39, indicating the number of teeth on the large and small chainring (click to enlarge). No one likes math (not us at least). But cycling gear ratios have become a hot topic with the advent of compact cranks, sub-compacts and even 1x drivetrains. In simple terms the...
  2. Cyclocross
    Early in the 'cross season I mounted the Roval Rapide CLX with a set of 33c Challenge Fango tires, and they remained the go-to race day hoops from September to December. Editor's Note: This article is part of our Cyclocross Race Bike Shootout series, which also includes reviews of top...
  3. Icon RCT 5.5

    The Icon RCT 5.5 before the crash where I broke the fork, bent the handlebars, and damaged the front hub. You can see that the rear wheel is almost radially laced, which surprised many people. I say almost because the spokes aren't exactly radial, they are a few degrees off from being radial. This w
  4. Icon RCT 5.5

    This picture of my Icon RCT 5.5 was taken in Asan city, South Korea. The bike is standing on a levee on Asan river. The bike is setup for a long ride (it's a 4 hour round trip from my home) with saddle bag essentials (tools), water bottles, pump and top tube lunch box. That was my first trip with th
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