Kent Paulo

NEW XTR M9100 SERIES BRINGS THE MOST VERSATILE GROUPSET FOR XC, ENDURO & MARATHON RACERS

XTR M9100 Series : Here it is. The All New XTR. 27 years of development and we’re right back to where it all started, introducing the ultimate MTB race components. Designed to meet the highest level competitive mountain bike racing needs with a second to none performance and experience. New XTR M9100 Series brings the most versatile groupset for XC, enduro and marathon racing. If there’s one thing certain in life it’s that the MTB world continues to push boundaries. Mountain bike racing develops year on year with courses becoming more demanding and bikes becoming more capable. Whether riders need the...

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When Comfort begets Speed

We took the machine which led the Merida Bahrain Team to clinch 53 podium wins in their inaugural year out for a spin. The Merida Bahrain Team was founded in 2017. Supporting every great cycling team is a range of great equipment. These machines eventually trickle down into the market, and as such, the merger between Bahrain and Merida has brought all of us a great selection of Merida-Bahrain Team frames. The team at Merida is known to push innovation, surpassing the latest bicycle aerodynamics trends and ergonomics. A ride out with the Merida Reacto Bahrain Team 2018 frame confirms that they are...

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Shimano Introduces Chain Stabilizing Rear Derailleur for Road Bikes

Adventure, gravel and cyclocross riders rejoice!  With the new Ultegra RX component. Introducing the latest Shimano Ultegra RX, a rear derailleur designed specifically to handle gravel and cyclocross trails, just like how the drop bar bike has lately evolved to be ridden not only on road and hard surfaces, but the latest cyclocross bikes with their wider tyres are also designed and made to go slightly off road and onto dirt tracks that would have been previously inaccessible to the road rider. The new RX800/805 rear derailleurs shares many characteristics with the Ultegra R8000/R8050 derailleur, such as precise accurate...

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SHIMANO 105 R7000: Offers Race-Inspired Performance for Greater Riding Styles

The demands of today’s road riders have evolved greatly on recent years, riders now expect better comfort, control and versatility from their road bikes, and apart from wanting as much enjoyment as possible on two wheels, current 105 level riders also expect to see the latest pro level features trickled down from the lighter and also pricier high end models.  So step forward to the new Shimano 105 R7000 generation groupset with customizable disc or rim brakes and wider cassette options to help you remain in comfort and control wherever you’re riding. Shimano’s entry level 11-speed groupset is the...

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Garmin: A Two Wheeled Tech

Garmin A Humble American company that was founded in 1989 by two entrepreneurs in Kansas U.S.A with just a tiny office that had just two chairs and a small table, Garmin quickly grew to be one of the world’s leading Global Positioning System devices manufacturer today, and their products are sold in almost every corner of the globe with personal gadgets and commercial devices that can cater to almost every kind of outdoor sport and activity imaginable today. Although Garmin is famously known for their in-vehicle GPS navigation systems and personal sports and fitness wearable devices like smart watches...

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