By James Bracey
Spartacus' new Gore Wear collection
Fabian Cancellara has had a relationship with Gore Wear for a long time and has been responsible for helping the clothing brand develop some of its flagship kit. This new eight piece collection brings together some of his favourite items and sprinkles some unique and distinctive features, as well as an exclusive blue colour scheme.
Could this new update be the end of Garmin Vector woes?
Garmin's Vector power pedals have long been hailed as one of the better power meters on the market. But like many precision, high-tech components reliability has always been a bit of an achilles heel. Garmin thinks it has solved the issues now and has refined and updated the battery door - a part that has been identified as being the culprit for many a failure.
Zipp bring back silver
Launched at the end of the week, Zipp has put its head over the parapet and brought back silver components. At a time when it looks like every component brand wants your bike to look like a modern stealth fighter, Zipp has included a new silver anodised finish to its high on value Service Course BSS (Bar, Stem and Seatpost) kit.
So there's been a lot in the news about self distancing and keeping active, luckily there's been a lot of tech stories to help you keep yourself immersed in cycling at this difficult time.
Wahoo launch bonkers Kickr bike
Another fully functioning indoor training bike, this time with the typical Wahoo attention to detail. You want to train with a headwind (who doesn't???) you got it! The bike combines the resistance unit we know and love from the Kickr smart trainer, with the up and downhill movement seen in the Kickr Climb as well as additional nods to realism, like the Kickr Headwind indoor cycling fan.
Road Grand Tours VR training software goes free
Virtual cycling platform Road Grand Tours (RGT) has today announced that it is making all of its Premium features available for free to all indoor cyclists, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
LeCol and Wahoo launch indoor training kit
British clothing brand Le Col and cycling connectivity experts Wahoo Fitness have announced a joint indoor cycling collection. Perfect for wearing whilst riding your new Wahoo Kickr bike and following your RGT route!
The range of two collections made by Le Col have been born out of thousands of indoor ride activities collected by Wahoo, provider of indoor trainers and computer software.
And if you're in the market for a new turbo trainer as we move closer to having to watch the outdoors through a laptop then we've just updated our turbo trainer deals page to include all the latest kit.
Still want more tech news? Here's come of the other things we covered during the week.
That's all for now, check back next week for another tech round-up
Yves Lampaert beats Remco Evenepoel to Belgian time trial title
Three days after beating his Deceuninck-Quick Step teammate, Evenepoel loses out in the National Championships
By Chris Marshall-Bell •
Total Direct Energie change name and kit design after sponsor rebrand
The new design brings a bit of a tropical colour feel to the professional peloton in 2021
By Tim Bonville-Ginn •
Electric bikes and UK law: what you need to know
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By Nick Busca •
How to buy an e-bike: Everything you need to know about electric bikes before you purchase
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By Rupert Radley •
Is an e-bike worth it? Why an electric bike is perfect for commuting
An e-bike is the perfect mode of transport for commuting to work
By Luke Friend •
The best electric bike conversion kits and how to fit one
Feeling a little e-curious but don't want to splash the cash?
By James Bracey •
Best road bike wheels reviewed 2021: disc and rim wheelsets
Our complete guide to what to look for when buying your new road bike wheels, including the type of rim, the material, and the depth you should go for.
By Stefan Abram •
A new look for Strava app with updates to the navigation bar
The new design should make the app more intuitive to use, as well as offering the promise of “room to grow when it comes to developing new features
By Stefan Abram •
Cairn launches two new do-it-all electric bikes
The brand says these bikes 'defy categorisation', but we'd call them gravel e-bikes
By Michelle Arthurs-Brennan •
Steel bar pedal system claims to be world's fastest engaging
First-look Friday at these interesting, and rather burly looking, pedals
By Michelle Arthurs-Brennan •