Author: Rohan Joseph

Rapha Technical Trousers [Review]

History recounts numerous colossal errors by individuals: Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in winter, the Captain of the Titanic’s hubris and David Beckham’s 2003 haircut. While not of quite the same magnitude as these men, I must add my name to...

LIVALL C20 Smart Helmet [Review]

US Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once said, “There are many things you can point to as proof that the human is not smart. But my personal favorite would have to be that we needed to invent the helmet. What was happening,...

Bagaboo Workhorse Messenger Bag [Review]

There was a point in time when I wanted to be a professional cyclist. But not the lycra-clad, hairless-legged, genetically freakish variety… for some reason I had decided that in every way my dream job was being a bike messenger....

Osloh Denim Lane Cycling Jeans – Review

Jeans. Arguably the most iconic and proliferated piece of clothing ever. For something that was first made to clothe Genoese sailors and American miners, it’s incredible that their rise has brought them via Marlon Brando, James Dean and Levi Strauss...

Vaude TVL Asfalt DUALFLEX Bike Shoes – Review

If you Google the most painful things a human can experience, some of the common answers are kidney stones, childbirth and severe burns. Despite having fortunately never experienced these, I can actually confirm, almost objectively, that the most painful experience...

Vaude Cyclist Softshell Jacket – Review

Manchester. Famous for its football clubs, industrial heritage and bands. One of the members of a famous Mancunian band described it as the city with “everything except a beach”. While pithy, it is sadly untrue as the proposition “everything” clearly...

What Does Cycling Do to Your Body?

Almost any repeated exercise makes both physiological and mental changes. Commuting by bike is no exception. I am sure we are all more mindful now than ever of World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance. One of its key tenets is showing...