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Dax Neech

  • Age: 47 years
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Australia
  • How long have you been riding? 30+ Years
  • Bikes Owned Too many to mention
  • Favorite Bikes: All of them

Articles / Tips

  • Just riding along

    Just Riding Along (JRA) - Story of the Month

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 4 years ago

    Bicycle workshop mechanics see it every day. They are the best people to listen to to work out what to do and what not to do...

  • Compact crank vs regular crank

    Compact Cranks: What are they and should I upgrade?

    Posted by Dax Neech | about almost 5 years ago

    Compact cranks are now standard kit on most endurance and mid-range road bikes. But what are they and why would I want to ride them?

  • Beginner bike interval workout

    5 beginner tips for newbie road cyclists: Bike setup

    Posted by Dax Neech | about almost 5 years ago

    Starting out in cycling can be a little bit daunting, even once you've bought a bike and all the gear. Here is part 1 on bike setup to get your wheels rolling....and stay rolling.

  • Head 5

    What are Headsets and why so many sizes?

    Posted by Dax Neech | about almost 5 years ago

    Headsets are a crucial part of your bike that you never see. So what's the story with these hidden wonders and why are there so many options?

  • Embarrassing mountain bike crash

    Mountain biking: What to do in an accident

    Posted by Dax Neech | about almost 5 years ago

    Mountain biking is an extreme sport and crashes do happen. What would you do if an accident happened to yourself or a friend?

  • Lanceclimbing

    Biggest climbs, shortest times - Cycling doped vs. clean comparison

    Posted by Dax Neech | about almost 5 years ago

    How do climbing times compare today to the heyday of EPO and testosterone use? We look at two of the tour's biggest with some startling results.

  • Bicycle accident with car

    Road cycling: What to do in an accident

    Posted by Dax Neech | about almost 5 years ago

    We all ride a bike for the good times, but sometimes things go wrong. Here's what to do in a road cycling accident.

  • Shimano spd sl shoe and pedal

    The art of clipping in

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    If there's one thing beginner cyclists dread, it's the sound of clipping in...fear not! Grab your bike and shoes, we're going to explain the art of clipping in!

  • Double file bunch ride

    Road Cycling Skills Part 3: Rolling turns

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    The final instalment covers the more advanced skills required when riding two abreast and rolling turns in a large group.

  • Bunch riding etiquette

    Road Cycling Skills Part 2: Riding in a bunch

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    It is important to learn the etiquette and unwritten rules of bunch riding for everyone's safety. This guide will have you rubbing shoulders while clocking up the miles in your riding g...

  • Bunch riding skills

    Road Cycling Skills Part 1: The Basics

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    The transition to riding on the road, or in a bunch, can be daunting. But following a few simple guidelines can really make the switch a pleasant one, and offer countless miles of pleas...

  • Chris horner wins la vuelta 2013

    Top Ten Moments of La Vuelta a Espana 2013

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    The La Vuelta a Espana has come and gone, but some indelible memories deserve reflecting on. Here are our top ten.

  • Electric shifting shimano ultegra di2

    Mechanical or Electronic?

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    Old school or new school? Whether we like it or not, electronic shifting is here to stay. So which system do you choose for your new bike?

  • Dura ace

    Choosing a Shimano road groupset. Dura Ace, Ultegra or 105?

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    Shimano offers a wide range of groupset options to allow the buyer to choose which level of componentry they would like. Which one is right for you?

  • Bike helmet in the peloton

    What is the difference between a $60 and $300 cycling helmet?

    Posted by Dax Neech | about about 5 years ago

    Today's market is flooded with choice, and when it comes to shopping for a new helmet, things are no different. Hopefully some clarification will help you choose your next 'stack hat'.

  • Loaded touring bicycle

    What to look for in a Touring Bike

    Posted by Dax Neech | about over 5 years ago

    Choosing most bikes is quite straightforward - their name usually suggests their intended use, so it doesn't take much to figure out what a bike is designed for... But what about a Tour...

  • Dopage sbsdotcom

    Coping with Doping

    Posted by Dax Neech | about over 5 years ago

    The ‘big hitters’ from the golden days of cycling are now paying the price, but how do we move on from here?

  • 2.5k   3k bike

    What to Look for When Buying a $2500 - $3000 Road Bike

    Posted by Dax Neech | about over 6 years ago

    Over the years, market trends in bicycling have changed dramatically, and the number of choices you now have is greater than ever before. At $2500 to $3000, you are going to get a prett...

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Product Reviews

  • Moment

    Ellsworth Moment SST.2 (2013)

    Added over 4 years ago

    Test

  • Max1

    Maxxis Re-Fuse (2012)

    Added over 6 years ago

    The Refuse is a great preforming tyre that does its job well. It has a very good puncture resistant qualities. I ride these tyres until they are really cut up but barley anything gets through. I do howeve...

  • Ranchero3qtr

    Maxxis Ranchero (2012)

    Added over 6 years ago

    The Ranchero is a great Heavy Duty XC tire or Lite Trail tire. It has a supple casing that allows it to grip well and mold to the trail contours. Run this tire a little on the hard side and you will be blast...

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