Journal posts by Philip Cavell

The latest news, reviews and advice from the CycleFit team

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Can a pair of cycling shoes ever be worth £900?

15th April 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

As Mavic launches the Comète Ultimate shoe costing £900, we consider the value propoistion. Can any cycle shoe be worth £900? And if so is the Mavic Comète worth this rarified pricing?

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Humans Did Not Evolve To Ride Bikes

30th March 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

This journal is based on a keynote lecture that Phil Cavell gave at ISCO15 in Munster. It explores the evolution curve of the human and the evolution curve of the modern bicycle. And whether the two curves intersect in a place that could reasonably be described as a happy equilibrium?

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Trek Madone Race Shop Limited

27th February 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

Designed and built in Wisconsin to be ridden in the Tour de France by the world's fittest professional riders. But also very well suited to fast amateurs and professionals that are obsessed with powering themselves through the air with a minimum of drag

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Trek Madone, Domane, Emonda Trilemma II

27th February 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

Madone, Emonda, Domane all come with an industry tag of 'most' or 'est' before or after their names - Most-Aero, Light(est) or most-comfortable.

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Moving Beyond Fit

23rd February 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

How does 'Fit' relate to 'Custom'? What advantage does moving to custom get you over a stock frame - our friends at Seven Cycles ponder.

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Avoid Eating to Appetite

6th February 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

The worst thing you can do for health and performance is 'Eat to Appetite' Medical Dietitian and Elite racer, Darren Barclay helps develop a Nutrition Strategy for the busy cyclist.

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