Did you know that women have a greater spectrum of bottom shapes and structures than men, it’s true. Elastic Interface have researched this, partnering with the Department of Biomedical Science at the University of Padua, Italy. After developing their First Ladies specific pads, Elastic Interface listened to the feedback and wanted to improve things, and so looked towards the scientists in order to better understand female cyclists bottoms.
Indoor cycling isn’t about hibernation. Instead, it’s all about developing your performance to be better equipped to tackle those hills outside, bringing you more smiles when the snow and ice thaws. Elite provide the very products and apps to help you to make the most of indoor cycling.
Rotor Q Rings can be a great addition and upgrade for mountain bikers and for Gravel Bike users, helping those with knee pain issues in particular. The technology and science behind them is constantly developing. Time then for us to take a detailed lookat them with Scott Cornish.
The Elite Suito Smart Trainer is described as an “out of the box” solution, and it really is. For all the technology and science that has clearly gone into developing this high performance indoor cycling trainer, it’s simply itself in setting up. When the parcels arrived from Italy, I was eager to get started, making room for the myriad of trainers and accessories and planning the cycle area in the bike store.
I’ve owned the same turbo trainer since I met Noah in the harbour one day. A huge piece of analogue iron with steel roller and a cable attached to a gearing mechanism to provide a little change in resistance. The future I thought to myself and to be honest, back then, it probably was. It has done me proud over the years but along came my Editor one day recently, lugging a heavy box from Elite Cycling. Time for an upgrade he told me and indoor cycling life has not been the same since!
Indoor cycle trainers should help you to improve your enjoyment of cycling outdoors. Here’s our initial thoughts on the latest indoor trainers from Italy in Italy.
Wouldn’t it be good to be able to bring the outdoors indoors – not like Zwift, good as it is, but to be able to ride interactively to real world video. Welcome to Elite Real World Video, where there’s a great selection of routes already uploaded, plus the ability to film your own interactive rides too.
So you’ve spent all your hard earned cash on the best cycling outfit. You’ve bought some natty shoes and you’re ready to go. Hang on, what socks do I wear? Cycling socks are often overlooked as part of your cycling attire and nearly always underestimated in their intrinsic value to your cycling experience. After all, your feet are an important element of the cycling process!
You’ve got to hand it to Elastic Interface, literally – you really have to. This dynamic and forward thinking Italian technological fabric solution brand have done it again. I mean, how do you reinvent a cycling glove? After all, it’s just a glove isn’t it; with bits of fabric stitched together in the shape of a hand and then pads sewn into the fabric. Well, as the saying goes: ‘the past is another country – they do things differently there!’
If you’re looking for a great general purpose set of bike lights that’s ideal for commuting or a spin about town, then these lights from Brightside Lights might be just for you. They’ll help to look after your safety, by keeping you visible from all angles on the dark streets.