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Tim O'Rourke

Tim O'Rourke

RoadCyclingUK Technical Editor

Recent Articles By Tim

Tyres

Vredestein Fortezza Tri Comp - review

Supple all-rounder offers puncture-free 650 mile test

Vredestein Fortezza Tri Comp - review
Road Cycling News

Specialized CruX Elite Disc - first look

£1,500 aluminium steed with cable operated disc brakes

Specialized CruX Elite Disc - first look
Reviews

Lezyne Femto lights - review

CNC-machined back-up lights

Lezyne Femto lights - review
How To

Retul bike fit: my experience

Searching for the perfect position with 3D motion capture system

Retul bike fit: my experience
Reviews

Lupine Piko TL Max - review

750 lumen, integrated 'flashlight' from long-established German manufacturer

Lupine Piko TL Max - review
Reviews

Genesis Equilibrium Ti - review

Dependable, fun, and straight talking, but fireworks absent

Genesis Equilibrium Ti - review
Reviews

Minoura V130 turbo trainer - review

Magnetic trainer with dedicated iPhone app for heart rate, cadence, and power

Minoura V130 turbo trainer - review
Saddles

Rido RLt saddle - review

'Pressure Shift Geometry' intended to shift weight from delicate areas

Rido RLt saddle - review
Gear

Cool weather kit review: Endura, Giro, Velobici

Tests on a range of kit from Endura, Giro, Panaracer, and Velobici

Cool weather kit review: Endura, Giro, Velobici
Reviews

Blackburn Super Flea front light - review

Small and lightweight, but hamstrung by minor design flaws

Blackburn Super Flea front light - review
Gear

Lezyne Micro Drive lights - first look

A 'first look' at the Micro Drive front and rear lights

Lezyne Micro Drive lights - first look
Gear

Grip Wrap handlebar tape - review

Cork and fabric tapes from Widget Components

Grip Wrap handlebar tape - review
Gear

SRAM Red 2012: long-term test #2

Impressive front mech; positive, cam-assisted braking; 'skeletal' levers

SRAM Red 2012: long-term test #2
Gear

Smart Enve System 3.4 tubular wheelset – review

Superb performance from 'wide not deep' carbon hoop, but not cheap

Smart Enve System 3.4 tubular wheelset – review
Guest

Calmness

The advantages of a cool head

Calmness
Gear

Vredestein Fortezza Tri Comps and Foss inner tubes - first ride

Early impressions indicate balance in favour of durability rather than grip

Vredestein Fortezza Tri Comps and Foss inner tubes - first ride
Reviews

Pearson Hammer and Tongs - review

Popular with heavier riders among test group

Pearson Hammer and Tongs - review
Reviews

Cyfac Absolu V2 - review

French machine delivers stable, consistent and smooth ride

Cyfac Absolu V2 - review
Gear

SRAM Red 2012: long-term test #1

First installment of long term test

SRAM Red 2012: long-term test #1
Guest

Material world

Carbon, aluminium, steel, titanium...which is for you?

Material world
Reviews

Time RX Instinct - review

Short wheelbase, quick handling, precise cornering

Time RX Instinct - review
Gear

Café du Cycliste summer clothing - review

Short, jersey, and gilet from young brand from Cote d'Azure

Café du Cycliste summer clothing - review
Guest

The Test Rig

2010 Equilibrium 20 as 'control bike'

The Test Rig
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