Van Bikeradar: The HED Jet 180 is a radical rear wheel with a 180mm-deep rim

HED has announced the Jet 180, a new rear wheel with a 180mm-deep rim. The Jet 180 is designed specifically for athletes competing at the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Full rear disc wheels are banned at Kona due to concerns over safety in windy conditions. The 180mm-deep rim has a maximum external width […]

Van Bikeradar: 13 road bikes you can still buy with rim brakes

It may feel as if rim brake road bikes have gone the way of the dodo, overtaken by road bike disc brakes for the most part. However, while the selection of rim brake road bikes out there isn’t quite what it once was, there are still plenty of bikes out there with rim brake stoppers. […]

Van Bikeradar: High Mileage Heroes | Matt’s Garmin Forerunner 45

When it comes to tracking your rides and posting them to Strava for the world to see, there are plenty of options available. Many people will opt for a specific GPS bike computer, from the likes of Garmin or Wahoo, and some will use a mobile phone with one of the best bike phone mounts […]

Van Bikeradar: Cervélo recalls 2022 R5 and Caledonia models in the US

Cervélo has issued a recall notice for US customers who own one of a range of 2022 R5 and Caledonia 5 models and framesets. It says an issue with the stem faceplate could lead to the handlebars slipping, even when the bolts are tightened to the recommended torque value. Models affected by the recall are: […]