Tacx turbo trainers have been popular for years. In this Tacx buyer’s guide we take a closer look at the various Tacx trainers on offer. Hopefully at the end you’ll be able to de… Read More
We’ve had the ION mountain bike clothing in our collection at Mantel for about a year now. High time to put it to the test in the real world. An assignment perfectly suited to our resi… Read More
Stages Dash is the first cycling computer by Stages. With the connection to an online platform, Stages Link, Stages try to catch up and overtake rivals such as SRM, Pioneer, and Powertap. Of… Read More
Triathlon is made up of three consecutive sports: first swimming, then cycling, and finally running. The combination of these three different disciplines makes it into a pretty tough sport… Read More
Road bike disc brakes have become increasingly commonplace. Last year the UCI halted their experiment with them, but this year Kittel was the first sprinter in the history of the Tour who wo… Read More
One of the great things about working at Mantel is that, on occasion, you get to test shiny, brand-new equipment. This time, I was the lucky one who got to try out a set of brand new DT Swis… Read More
As a novice road cyclist you can learn a lot from riding in a group. Tactics, climbing technique, how to brake- or how not to; all things that you’ll learn soon enough in a bunch. Ther… Read More
If you plan on making your first few miles on a road bike or mountain bike, you’re going to need more than just a good bike. In fact, proper cycling clothing will seriously enhance you… Read More
Mountain biking is something many people see as a true winter sport. The opposite proves true however. In fact, mountain biking is a particularly great sport for the warm summer months. Plen… Read More
Almost every mountain bike has front fork suspension. Most of these suspended front forks have air suspension. This can be set and tuned for rider weight, type of terrain, and personal ridin… Read More
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