Review: SQlab Saddles

From Cycle EXIF’s technical correspondent, Richard Gearing. I forget how I came across the SQlab ‘Super6.1’ saddle, but having seen it I had to know more and, as a fan of carbon saddles and the surprising comfort they offer, was… Read more »

Gear: AETHER Apparel Pre-Fall 2015

In the first issue of Rapha’s Mondial magazine there is a great article about Jan Gehl, the celebrated Danish architect who is dedicated to making cities more accessible for human beings and, in particular, cyclists. Urban cycling and commuting is… Read more »

Gear: SILCA HX-One

Some of my most treasured possessions are my grandfather’s woodworking tools, not only because they still work reliably, but for the chips and nicks in the handles, the drips of paint and stains, and the smell of old wood and… Read more »

Brooks Cambium C13 #backontherivet

While I was in the UK for the 2015 Eroica Britannia, I had the incredible honour and pleasure of holding one of the first Brooks Cambium C13 saddles. The 13 refers to it’s 130mm width, but it is an appropriate… Read more »

Gear: Aether Apparel W Union Jacket

Aether Apparel have been building up their range of adventure and outdoor wear for a number of years now, appealing to a market that appreciates subtle functionality. Their motorbike gear is exemplary, as is their urban weatherproof catalogue, which includes… Read more »

The Manual For Speed Artist Residency

Manual For Speed can always be relied upon to brighten and confuse your day. They’ve just collaborated with five artists on a series of kits designed to rescue the world from corporate-branded spandex. Which can only be a good thing.… Read more »

Gear: Showers Pass Cascade Collection

From the press release: The Showers Pass Cascade Collection introduces a new line of cycling apparel, built specifically for changing weather conditions: from summer sun to alpine cold. The Cascade Collection includes the Alpine Jersey, Cyclone Jersey, Track Pant, Gravel… Read more »