BMC completely redesigned the carbon frame of the Teamelite TE01 XT in 2016. The ingenious Swiss company came up with an adjustment of the frame so the hardtail has 1.5cm travel in the swing… Read More
Every two weeks, Stefanie takes a look at the cycling wardrobe of one of our Mantel colleagues. This week, it’s Wouter’s turn. He’s been working with us at Mantel as a purc… Read More
The Mantel Carbon Clincher wheels have been in our collection for over a year. A great moment to evaluate them. At the start of 2016 we gave the wheels on loan to our colleague Twan Brusselm… Read More
It is inconceivable that less than 15 years ago, half the pack would ride around without a helmet. It seems like that only since a few years has safety become more important for cyclists. Ap… Read More
Last weekend, numerous cyclists descended on the south of the Netherlands to start at the tour-version of the Amstel Gold Race. Distances ranging from 60 to 240 km could be covered, taking t… Read More
Many Mantel employees are virtually inseparable from their bike. So during holidays the bike has to come along, or in some cases, the whole vacation revolves around the bike. Like with Ben… Read More
All riders and mountain bikers have that friend who always has an excuse ready to not go for a ride. We made a list of the most-heard excuses, and a reason why they are invalid. Do you… Read More
The newest Shimano Dura Ace R9150 group can be adjusted as you like. This excellent group is a favourite of many riders, professionals and amateurs. But the real cracks want to go at it them… Read More
We’ve all been there; you’ve gone down hard and both you and your lovely new gear has been all busted up! It hurts even more to have to buy expensive new clothing and parts from… Read More
Wider tyres: heavier and slower. This has been the assumption for years. But ever since the professionals switched to wider tyres, this prejudice has been put aside. Pros don’t change… Read More
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