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Winterizing Tubeless Wheels and Tires

: Our Tech Editor shows you how to prepare your wheels and tires for winter riding or storage, to minimize problems.

Video: How To Inject Tire Sealant

: A step-by-step video showing how to inject tire sealant using the kit from KOM Cycling.

Touring DT Swiss with Richard Murray

: We tag along for a virtual tour of the DT Swiss headquarters with ITU phenom Richard Murray.

Slowtwitcher Saddle Preferences - A Study

: We analyze a series of polls about the saddles chosen by Slowtwitch readers. How have things evolved over the last dozen years?

Determining Proper Tire Pressure

: Our Tech Editor continues our series on tire pressure, getting into the details of how to dial in your optimal setting.

Tire Pressure and Rolling Resistance

: We dive in to the complicated world of rolling resistance and tire pressure, translating it into some key take-homes.

Video: Beginner's Guide to Tubeless Installation

: We dive deep in to installation of road tubeless tires. Can it be done without making a mess? Yes!

Hooked and Hookless Rim Tech

: Continuing our coverage of road tubeless, our Tech Editor explains the ins and outs of hooked and hookless rim designs.

Tubeless Sealant Tips and Strategy

: We dive into tips and tricks specific to tubeless tire sealant. How do you use it or remove it? How often must you add it? What are the best brands?

Airline Bike Box Fees 2019

: Several airlines have reduced or changed their fees for flying with a bicycle, and we investigated the policies for the major carriers.

Tubed and Tubeless Cross-Pollination

: Our Tech Editor explains the differences and commonalities between tubeless and tube-type wheels and tires.

Road cycling shoe design philosophy with Giro

: We interview Eric Horton, Director of Design at Giro, to learn about their design philosophy and tech in cycling shoes.

The Preparer

: This amorphous specialist is sometimes the difference between winning or not; finishing or not; sometimes even starting or not.

Profile Design Takes FLYT

: I described PD's FLYT system last year. But now we're at one of those rubber-meets-road moments.

Tech Series: Optimizing Brake Performance – Part 2

: We continue with our investigation of brake performance for rim brakes and disc brakes, with input from industry experts.

Tech Series: Optimizing Brake Performance – Part 1

: We uncover ways that the average triathlete can keep their brakes in top shape, for all brake types and rim materials.

650c and the Future of Wheel Sizes

: We look into current wheel size offerings to find out where we came from, where we're going, and why things have changed.

Internal Gears and Belt Drive – In Your Future?

: We investigate two technologies and their application to triathlon - internal gears and belt drive. Could these be the next aero frontier?

Past and Future of Carbon - Part 2

: Enjoy Part 2 of our series on the evolution of carbon fiber and its application to our bikes. What specific parts are best made from this miracle material?

Past and Future of Carbon Fiber

: In this two-part series, we investigate the applications of carbon fiber over the past 30 years. Have we come as far as we imagined?

Which Bike Brand Won the Kona Count?

: Year over year? Canyon by a nose (cone). I’ll explain my methodology below.

Cody Beals' Winning Ride

: Canadian Cody Beals is two wins in two attempts in IRONMAN races aboard his Ventum One.

The Small Cog Conundrum

: We discuss the growing trend for 9 and 10-tooth cassette cogs, the problems they introduce, and easy solutions to keep you riding happily.

Tire Sealant 2018 Update

: We take a fresh look at tire sealants in 2018. Have they developed like we imagined? How do they apply to your needs and your tires? Read on.

Disc Brake Primer - Part 2

: This is the second segment of our basic primer on disc brakes for road and triathlon. We dive in to specifics for travel, storage, tools, and more.

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