Bikes & Reviews

The Ideal Commuter: Scott E-Sub Tour E-Bike: Recently, we were very fortunate at The Buzz to get our hands on Scott’s latest electric-assisted commuting bike: the E-Sub Tour. Watch the video above for a closer look and overview of the bike. First things first – what is an e-bike? Before we delve into the Scott E-Sub...

Exclusive Look at Astana Argon 18 Team Bikes: The Astana Pro Team’s 2017 training camp was held last week. As part of the camp, the team gathered in Calpe, Spain, for velodrome testing. The velodrome testing was done to identify aerodynamic gains and to find the optimal positions for each rider. The results were very...

Everything you need to know about Thru Axles: Tullio Campagnolo invented the quick-release skewer almost 90 years ago, never imagining that his simple idea would become the industry standard. Fast-track to the early 2000s and onwards. The advent of disc brakes on road, CX and MTBs has necessitated a change in thinking...

Bikes of Bikebug: Clive’s Argon 18 Gallium Pro Review: Last week we looked at a custom-painted Argon 18 Gallium Pro build. This week we feature another custom-built Argon 18 Gallium Pro, owned by Bikebug Perth Store Manager, Clive.  Words & Photograph: Henry Pennell The relatively little know company Argon 18 comes from...

Buying Time: Costs and Benefits of Time Trial Equipment: If your time-trial equipment is not up to par, you’re giving yourself and your hard-earned training legs a disadvantage. The graphic above is a breakdown of the information collated from an article that first appeared in Velonews. It’s based off a rider averaging...

Bikes of Bikebug: Custom Argon 18 Gallium Pro: For Matt Anderson, a new bike was more of a necessity rather than a want, when he had multiple bikes stolen from his garage in May. He turned a bad situation around to treat himself to a new Argon 18 Gallium Pro. Not satisfied with the one colour, as he likes to do things...

Bikes of Bikebug: Colnago V1-r: In the second edition of the Bikes of Bikebug, our accounts manager, Ian, shares the details of his Colnago V1-r limited edition colours build. Words by Ian Hood. I have been riding for nearly 40 years, starting in the period that for the most part the only people who rode regularly...

Bikes of Bikebug: Colnago C60 Photography & words by Henry Pennell, Bikebug Perth. In the inaugural edition of Bikes from Bikebug we feature a custom-built Colnago C60 in the PLAN colourway. As far as quality bicycle manufactures go, Colnago takes the cake. Based out of Cambiago, Italy, they still hand-make every C60...

Argon 18 Introduces 2017 Astana Pro Team Bikes: Argon 18 introduced the line-up of team bikes for the 2017 Astana Pro Team yesterday, officially opening up the partnership with the long-standing UCI WorldTour team. The 2017 Astana Pro Team Argon 18 bikes are a step away from the traditional white/black/red colourways...

Maintenance of your drivetrain can often be neglected and misunderstood. We’ve had a chat to our mechanics and established some guidelines to keep your drivetrain functional & make it last longer. Drivetrain Wear Many cyclists experience ‘chain stretch’ in their drivetrain. To understand what this means, we need to...