Jack Choo

2014 Merida: Professional Weapons of Choice

MTB: Team Multivan-Merida MTB aficionados will agree; MULTIVAN-MERIDA is one of the most successful MTB teams of recent times. For the 9-month season in 2013, team Multivan-Merida was involved in 65 races that cover Cross Country (XCO), Cross Country Eliminator (XCE) and Marathon (XCM) for both men and women. The coverage of these races was vast, involving 17 countries across 4 continents. The result: and impressive 23 victories with 68 podium finishes. That is over 30% victory percentage! Not surprisingly, team Multivan-Merida finished the season 2nd in 2013, and is among the best of MTB teams in the world today....

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Review : Rikulau Custom Titanium

Introduction I remember searching for alternatives to American and European custom made steel bikes and some googling then yielded the name “Rikulau”. Indeed it struck me as a very strange name for a bicycle brand. Apparently the name is actually a type of Leopard found in the wilderness of Taiwan and yes, this is a 100% made in Taiwan product. Way back in 2006, a group of friends, out of burning passion and desire for steel and titanium frames started out small and building frames with exotic materials such as Reynolds 853 (stainless steel) and slapping on some really...

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The Need For Speed

The Need for Speed – “World’s fastest and most aerodynamic Aero-Tri-Road helmet” With the Wing57, aerodynamic-wise, you’re covered. The brand of cycling sunglasses and helmets that we have all grown to love have upped the bar with the introduction of their cutting edge Aero helmet; the Wing57. If you are a tri-athlete or just like to ride around in an aero position on a tri-bike, the Rudy Project Wing57 will be perfect for you. The Wing57 was born with the collaboration with John Cobb, a renowned figure in the world of cycling aerodynamics and undoubtedly, by his reputation, would...

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2014 Boardman Elite Series : An Overview

2014 Boardman Elite Series After the unveiling of the impressive looking Air/TTe, Boardman saved the best news for last and announced its 2014 Elite Series. The Elite Series is Boardman’s top-tier performance oriented bike designs that adopt its very best and latest in-house developed technologies. The new bikes from the Elite series have been meticulously designed using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and FEA (Finite Element Analysis) with the aim to further improve on handling, aerodynamics and power transfer. The 2014 Elite Series feature 6 completely redesigned frame platforms. You can check out and/or enquire about these beauties at Integrated...

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Boardman Air/TTe “Time Trial Evolution”

Aptly named TTE or Time Trial Evolution, the bike is no slouch, in fact, far from that it is quite possibly the most advanced TT bike in the market right now. The Boardman Air/TTE represents over 3 years of hard work from their engineering design team. To obtain the best possible aerodynamics design, the team at Boardman made use of state-of-the-art Laser Body Scanning technology and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) design. These are technologies normally employed in the Formula 1 racing industry and for the very first time, used in the cycling industry for the design of the TTE....

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