There are many different types of bicycle lights, and it is surprisingly difficult to find the right one for you. In this issue, we summarize which type of bicycle light power source, battery or battery-powered, is better, the merits of each, how to choose one for each situation, and how to use each.
LOOK is a highly regarded manufacturer of complete vehicles, and in this article, we'll take a look at the grades and types of LOOK's popular binding pedals for road use, and the differences between each model.
FSA cranks are often chosen as standard equipment for complete bikes. Here is a summary of their grades and why they are often rated low.
Road bikes are often used for riding in the rain. In this article, we summarize tire selection for riding in the rain on a road bike.
One of the most modest component upgrades is the rear derailleur. Here is a summary of what changes when you upgrade your rear derailleur.
The weight of the brakes not only affects the braking power, but also creates a significant impact on fatigue during the ride. In this article, we'll take a look at how mechanical brakes work and how you can lighten the weight of heavy brakes.
There are two types of front derailleurs, "top-route" and "down-route", depending on how the frame is routed. Here is a summary of the differences between the two, how to tell them apart, and what to look for when choosing one.
Disc brakes require a special wheel. In this article, we will discuss what is the difference between disc brake-specific wheels and rim brake-specific wheels. What is the difference between a disc brake wheel and a rim brake wheel? Or rim brake only? When selecting a wheel, it is important to know how to tell the difference.
This is a summary of the different navigation functions of GPS cycle computers. Even GPS cyclocomputers with the same navigation function have completely different usability depending on the onboard navigation function.
Hollowtech 2" is the standard adopted by the latest Shimano front cranks. We have compiled a list of special tools required for installation and maintenance of "Hollowtech 2", which is unavoidable when upgrading to higher grade front cranks.
External sensors are used to send data such as speed, cadence, and heart rate to a cyclocomputer. This section summarizes the types and differences of sensors for the cyclocomputer and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
This is a thorough comparison of all models of cycle computers from XOSS, a new manufacturer from Hong Kong that is popular for its overwhelming cost performance.
If you want to lose weight by cycling, it is important to know not only how many calories you burn, but also what you consume. In this article, we will look at heart rate, which determines what you consume when cycling.
The following is a summary of the features of each series of Italian tire manufacturer Vittoria's tires for road use, as well as the weight, price and type of tire for each model.
Pirelli is also famous as a manufacturer of high-end tires for automobiles. In this article, I've summarized the differences between Pirelli's road bike tires for each series and model, their weights, and how to choose the right tire for each application.
Continental is a standard and popular tire for road bikes in Japan. Here is a summary of Continental's tire series and types for road use, as well as the differences in weight between models and sizes.
Shimano's SPD-SL pedals reign as the standard binding pedals for road bikes, and we have compiled a list of the differences between each grade model and product.
Crank length is a small difference, but it makes a big difference in riding style. In this article, we summarize Shimano's crank length lineup for road cranks and how to find the best crank length.
Disc brakes are coming of age, and conventional rim brakes such as caliper brakes and V-brakes. This article summarizes the differences between them and which is better.
Long arch brakes are used on road bikes and Hybrid bikes with large tires. Here is a summary of their features and how to upgrade them.
What kind of sports and cycle wear brand is dhb, and what are the characteristics of dhb's clothing and item lineup?
Some manufacturers include the "C+ number" format, such as C15 or C18, in the product name of their bicycle wheels. In this article, we will explain the "C+ number" of wheels.
Sports bicycles are equipped with various types of brakes. Here is a summary of each brake, its features and differences, advantages and disadvantages, and which brake bike you should buy in the future.
There are two types of heart rate sensors used for road bike training, the chest type and the arm type. The following is a summary of the differences between the two types and their advantages and disadvantages.
In-depth comparison of Shimano Hollowtech 2 and BB (bottom bracket) units! A comparison of the specs of the different BBs in terms of weight and compatibility. The following is a summary of the points to consider when selecting a BB.
Of all the bicycle parts, brake shoes are the most frequently replaced along with tires and tubes. The following is a summary of the types of brake shoes and notes on compatibility, which are said to work better if they are used at the top level.
KMC chains are popular because of their good shifting performance and high cost performance, and we have compiled a list of the types of KMC chains and the gears they support.
Shimano's Di2 electric shifter is attractive for its lightweight parts and reliable shifting.In order to convert to Di2, not only do you need to purchase Di2 parts, but also your road bike frame needs to be Di2 compatible.
In road bikes that are mainly sized for men, there are few road bikes that can be ridden by women of short stature in the first place. In this article, we'll show you how to choose a road bike that can be ridden by women of short stature, and list the manufacturers that produce road bikes specifically for women.
It is secretly popular to build a road bike from scratch because it is cost effective and allows you to build a road bike to your liking. In this article, we will discuss how to choose a frame and what to look for when building a road bike from scratch.
One of the major concerns of women who ride road bikes is crotch sores. Women's delicate zones are sensitive and can cause more pain and discomfort than men. In this article, we have compiled a list of ways to prevent crotch sores in women.
Cycle computers are used to collect detailed data such as speed and heart rate on road bikes, but in fact, you can turn your iPhone into a high-performance cycle computer with just a few additional items.
We have compiled a list of the different types of 12-speed (12s) sprockets, which are Shimano's top upper grade gears for road bikes and MTBs. Differences between models and points to consider when choosing.
If you've been following a bicycle diet for a while, there will come a time when you think, "I'm running, but I'm not losing weight! In this article, we'll take a look at the surprising reasons why you don't lose weight the more you ride. In this article, we'll take a look at the surprising reasons why you can't lose weight the more you ride.
Disc brake-equipped road bikes have been on the rise in the past few years. "For those who want to try out disc brakes but don't want to buy a new bike, we've put together a list of the parts you'll need to buy disc brakes and the points to keep in mind when buying.
Tire customization is a fun way to change the riding experience for a cost of about $100. When replacing tires, there are three points to keep in mind when changing the size and thickness of your bicycle tires.
A common problem with road bikes, cross bikes, and other bicycles with a front shifting function is the chain falling off. Here are some tips on how to prevent the chain from falling off.
Gravel roads are becoming more and more popular as they can be enjoyed both on paved roads and slightly off-road. In this article, we have compiled a list of points to check when converting your current road bike to gravel.
This is a summary of Bluetooth Ant+ sensors, which can turn your phone into a cyclocomputer or add sensors to your cyclocomputer. How to find a sensor, compatible apps, and what to look for when choosing one.
This is a summary of how to use a smartwatch as a heart rate sensor for a cyclocomputer. If you meet the conditions on the cyclocomputer side and the conditions on the smartwatch side, you can display the heart rate data on the cyclocomputer with the smartwatch alone, without having to buy an additional heart rate sensor.