Bikes & Reviews

Words & Photos by Dave McKenzie (IG: @david_mckenzie Twitter: @davemacka) OK so I know there are loads of brands and types of wheels out there, from your basic alloy clincher rims, to deep dish carbon rims with upgraded ceramic bearings etc etc….the list goes on and on. So I’m going to simplify things for you, that is,...

ZEAL CAMERIG44 –THE KAMM-TAIL REVOLUTION As recently announced here, Bikebug is the exclusive partner of ZEAL Cycling for the Australian market. But what is the idea behind ZEAL, the Kamm-Tail Technology and finally behind the CAMERIG44 wheels. Vision, mission, corporate identity, brand attitude, a wide playing...

Photo Credit: Harry Dennis & Kitwatch.cc (@hdenniss, @kitwatch) Your alarm goes off. Time to rise and shine, you’ve got a long day ahead in the saddle. Which kit will you wear? With so many colours and patterns to choose from in your ever-growing kit wardrobe, you realize it’s becoming increasingly dangerous to get...

Racing, Training and Roubaix – Choose your Tyres wisely by David McKenzie In the last few years I started hosting cycling trips in Europe.  During my professional racing career, I had never raced the Paris-Roubaix, but as an avid fan of the Classics, the opportunity to face the “famed and feared” cobbles has always...

The Dutch brand ZEAL is one of the latest additions to the market of high-end carbon bike wheels. We can hear you think, yet another wheel brand? That’s what some tests editors of a leading European bike magazines thought as well, but not anymore, after riding a couple hundreds of kilometers with the CAMERIG44 or...

Selle Italia Idmatch Idmatch is the Selle Italia new revolutionary system which enables riders to choose the ideal bike saddle. Using sophisticated algorithms with a few simple body measurements will offer each rider the best solution in terms of comfort and performance! We now have the full range of Selle Italia...

David McKenzie talks Pioneer Power Meters with Adam Bonney at Bikebug Prahran..

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...