Articles for May 2012

Waikato Schools TTT 27-May-2012 Gallery

Photos of the Team Time Trial held at Karapiro. Images are in order of when teams went past on the outbound then return legs. How good the image of your team is pretty much comes down to luck of the draw…

Colnago K-Zero Geometry

The announcement of the new K-Zero bike has caused a bit of a stir as it looks like Colnago are taking TT/Tri development seriously. I’ve done a bit of work on extracting useful information from the sparse geometry data that’s offered and figured I’d share what I’ve learned for anyone who might be considering this bike.

School/Novice Position & Equipment

I recently spoke to a school group about bike setup and thought it appropriate to summarise the topics I usually cover for school/novice groups in an article.

While the points are focussed towards teenaged riders, the only things that change for a new adult rider are some of the rules limiting equipment so the general precepts apply at any age.

Trek Madone 4.5 Review

Having recently acquired a new road bike it’s time that I detailed what led me to the choice I made and what I think of the bike now that I’ve got some miles on it.

The choosing:

Anyone who has read any of my articles (on this site or others) will notice that I’m quite a fan of being as aerodynamic as possible, so surely my options would be confined to the aero road bikes? As it turns out – not necessarily.