• News
  • CycleShow favourites 2016


    At the recent Cycle Show, I spent a day and a half wandering around, talking to people, taking photos and I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. The show had over 300 exhibitors and whilst I didn’t manage to see everything there were quite a few things that stood out and I thought I’d share my list […]

  • Reviews
  • Rapide RCDisc1 review


    The Rapide RCDisc1 is a well-designed, endurance geometry, disc braked road bike that’s a comfortable and smooth companion for distance riding. Highlights: Well-sorted endurance geometry Comfortable and smooth ride Good long distance companion Lowlights: Not the lightest Mechanical disc brakes are poor compared to hydraulic A little lifeless at low speeds Since I posted my […]

  • Training
  • Training is hard


    It’s not just the riding that’s hard about training… In the 10 years plus that I’ve been riding bikes, I’ve found it easier and easier to find out about products related to cycling. As the world has moved further online, Google is there to help you find out about the latest bit of carbon bling […]

  • Favourite
  • Rapha Pro Team Jacket review


    Last winter Rapha sent me an outfit to review during the winter months, including the Pro Team Winter Jacket (see here: http://girodilento.com/autumn-winter-rapha-clothing-pro-team-jersey-bib-tights-rain-jacket-base-layer-first-look-review/) and as you’d hope, I spent a lot of time out riding in them. As we get into another autumn, one of the first pieces of cycling clothing I’ve dug out to use […]