Phil Gaimon had a full career before hanging up his WorldTour wheels, but since then he has hardly stopped for a breath. As an ex-pro he fills his time book writing, social media and... riding his bike. Ed Hood caught up with Phil to hear how life is treating him.
Today's Readers' Rig is a real 'beaut' from down-under. Nic had a Baum Orbis frame hand-made in remembrance of his grandmother and then shod it with SRAM Etap and a pair of Schmolke wheels. Nic tells us all about it, along with some great photos.
At over seventy years old our reader today Albert from Massachusetts is carving up the beautiful back country roads of his state on his Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod decked out with Dura-Ace, Zipp 303's and more. He loves it so much that it is supposed to be his 'last' bike....
Cranking out the in depth gear reviews we've become famous for takes more hours than you'd guess, but there's a lot of cool gear that comes across the desk that's actually better served in small bites like the new TDF range of Tees from Apres Velo, LOOK's Keo 2 Max pedals in limited edition colors and Tate Lab's Bar Fly 2.0 Garmin mount.
CycleOps waited a long time to release the successor to the hugely popular, original Cervo computer. It was well worth the wait though, because the Joule, the newest computer in the Saris CycleOps lineup, is a true gem. The new supercomputer is a boon for not only the data junkie, but for anyone looking to get the most from both their body and computer.
Garmin Slipstream pro and Canadian road champion Christian Meier returned to his hometown of Sussex, New Brunswick Canada recently. His short stay came between putting in a strong effort at the Dauphinй Libйrй and taking the start of his first grand tour at the Vuelta a Espaňa in August. PEZ took some time to catch up with the burgeoning talent.