Ultimate Light Bikes Guide: Lightest Road, Mountain, And Electric Bikes in the World

One thing is undisputed in cycling technology: light bikes come with a huge number of benefits.

The most significant of these is that a lighter bike lends itself to faster acceleration and deceleration. If you’re tackling a climb, you simply have less weight to drag up the hill, and it makes it easier to fight gravity.

If you’re trying to slow down, you’re carrying less mass, and therefore less momentum, so can decelerate more sharply.

What Is The UCI Weight Limit – And Why Does It Exist?

Cyclists must abide by a rule imposed by the UCI that restricts the minimum weight of their bikes to 6.8 kg (15 lbs) if they wish to compete in elite races. With cycling tech advancing rapidly to shave grams off the total weight of their bike, through ultralight frames, wheels, tires, and even handlebars, it … Read more

What Is The Puppy Paws Cycling Position – And Why Was It Banned?

The Puppy Paws cycling position is the latest to fall foul of the sport’s lawmakers. Though the “Puppy Paws Ban” might sound like a UN decree on some ominous black market trade, it actually refers to the outlawing of an unconventional aerodynamic riding position by cycling’s governing body, the UCI. But what is the “Puppy … Read more