Gadgets

Exploring the World of the iPhone four

The iPhone 4 is a touchscreen cellphone that evolved with the aid of Apple and is the fourth in the iPhone generation. The “i” prefix does not formally stand for something anymore but is Apple’s branding trademark for all its merchandise (like the iPad…
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The high-tech battle for cyclists to stay visible on the roads

In sensible cycling cultures like the Fanz Live  Netherlands, riders are generally free to pootle about in relative safety, not obliged to be constantly aware of the next potential, looming hazard. In the UK and many other places, it’s very different – which is why…
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The expert guide to gadgets

Sarah Storey – Cyclist Technology in cycling has a mass of implications:  Global Amend wheels, frames, helmets, and the power-to-weight aspect of frame and rider have to be taken into account, and each rider has a jigsaw puzzle to put together to reach their optimum.
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A carbon fibre bicycle made for one

Visitors to the Bespoked Handmade UK Bicycle Show in Bristol earlier this year would have noted how bike building in the UK is undergoing a renaissance. One builder stood out on a floor of 100 exhibitors, dominated by custom steel and titanium bikes, because of his…
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Is an odometer a help or hindrance to your bike ride?

When I bought my bike, Graet Gossip, I was most excited about getting an odometer – a bike computer. I’d been borrowing various bikes to train for my first event, most of which were a bit battered and neglected. Before this, I hadn’t cycled since I was a child…