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Review: Princeton CarbonWorks Wake 6560 aero wheels should make some waves

Princeton CarbonWorks rode out of the gate with an impressive looking freshman effort, using a sinusoidal wave pattern for their Wake 6560 aero …

Cycling

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

What It Really Means if Your Watch Is Water-Resistant

Amongst the many features and specs touted by watchmakers, one of the most prominent is water resistance. And with summer coming up, there are ample …

Watches

I Spent 4 Days Making Everything In an Air Fryer—Here's What I Learned

When it comes to the “latest and greatest” kitchen gadgets, I’ll be the first to admit I have some baggage. A few years ago, my brother nearly ruined …

Deep Frying

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

Set-Top Boxes

Shimano Goes Big With New 12-Speed XTR M9100

Primary use: Cross Country, enduro<br>Gearing: 1x12, 2x12<br>Shifting: Cable-actuated<br>Brakes: Hydraulic disc<br>More Images<p>We all expected this. After seeing the popularity of SRAM’s 1x12 Eagle group, Shimano needed to respond in a big way with a drivetrain that matched the performance and simplicity of its …

Mountain Biking

12 things you should be doing with Command Hooks

Sewing

Bell & Ross Perfects Its Vintage-Inspired GMT

Though Bell & Ross is best-known for its lineup of chunky, square pilot’s watches, the brand has an incredible cache of vintage-inspired timepieces …

Giro101 Tech: Cervelo R5 & S5 race bikes of Team Dimension Data

The Giro d’Italia is about to get underway, and we are scouting pro bikes in Jerusalem ahead of the first Grand Tour ever to start outside of Europe. …

Best Cycling Movies of All Time

1 of 26<p>Breaking Away<p>Follow Dave and his friends as they attempt to beat a group of local college boys in their town's annual bike race in this touching yet hilarious Academy Award winning film.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>2 of 26<p>RAD<p><b>Year:</b> 1986<b><br>Score on IMDB:</b> 7.2<p>A cult phenomenon, RAD tells …

Thinking of Cheating on Zwift? These People Are on to You.

Renee Baran shifted gears on her Fuji Roubaix Pro, took some deep breaths, and put her head down, sweat cascading onto her top tube. She was trying to hang onto her teammates’ wheels as they steeled themselves for the big climb of the day. Her team—Team Fearless—was leading the charge. She scanned …

8 monitors to take your MacBook Pro to the next level

Your MacBook Pro has probably served you well, but its screen is only so big.<p>If you want to beef up your display real estate, a quick Google search …

Meet Zwift: The At-Home Workout Craze That Rivals Peloton

Ever since Peloton cycling changed the at-home-workout game by making it unnecessary to step inside a physical studio, other companies, including Flywheel, have followed suit. But the latest workout craze, Zwift, is rivaling its luxe competitors by allowing users to train with their <i>own</i> equipment. …

Fitness Technology

Samsung's 49-inch monitor will make you hate your puny screen

Samsung 49-inch Ultra-wide Monitor<p>$1,100<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Huge! • Makes you feel like a supervillain • Fun for games • Outstanding for …

This over-the-top gaming PC is an engineering marvel

The Maingear F131 runs cool and looks cool<p>When I first saw the Maingear F131 with my own eyes, I knew it was unlike any gaming desktop I had ever built or seen on display. This particular configuration I’ve been using costs nearly $8,000, which is well out of the price range of most PC gamers, but …

Inside Chicago's high-tech bicycle-components company that last year raked in $700 million and is up 15% while its competition struggles in a flat market

CHICAGO — Set deep into the industrial-chic Fulton Market neighborhood of the revitalized West Loop, among the offices of Google, Uber, and other tech darlings, is the home of SRAM, the high-end bicycle-components maker that's coming off one of the best 12 months in its 31-year history.<p>"We were up …

Tour de France

How to wash your clothes without wearing them out

Extend your t-shirt’s lifespan.<p>We all have a favorite item of clothing we wish would last forever—the t-shirt from an incredible concert, that sweater grandma gave you, or the swimsuit you bought at a little boutique in France. But stains, tears, and worn spots can limit any garment’s lifespan—and …

Clothing

Canyon Grail - Endurance Gravel Bike

<b>Price:</b> $4899 (starts at $2299) <b><br>Weight:</b> 18.1lbs.; 830 grams frame only (claimed) <b><br>Style:</b> Gravel <b><br>Drivetrain:</b> Shimano Ultegra Di2 <b><br>Frame Material:</b> Carbon <b><br>Tire clearance:</b> 42 mm <b><br>Wheel size:</b> 650b for XS and 2XS. 700c for all other sizes.<p>Canyon's all new Grail gravel bike<p>Markus Greber<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Shimano Ultegra R8000 Component Group Review

<b>Primary use:</b> Road, cyclocross, gravel <b><br>Gearing:</b> 2x11 <b><br>Shifting:</b> Mechanical, electronic <b><br>Brakes:</b> Cable actuated, hydraulic <b><br>Buy It:</b> Individual components at <b></b>Competitive Cyclist<p>Shimano Ultegra R8000 is the company’s second-tier drop-bar drivetrain. Under the Ultegra umbrella, there are two shifting methods …

SRAM Red Review - SRAM's Lightest Drivetrain Tested

<b>Primary use:</b> Road <b><br>Gearing:</b> 2x11 <b><br>Shifting:</b> Mechanical <b><br>Brakes:</b> Cable actuated; hydraulic disc <b><br>Link to Buy:</b> Competitive cyclist<p>Red is SRAM’s shwankiest cable-actuated road bike component group. Primarily aimed at racing and endurance bikes, the components comprise the lightest, 2x11 rim-brake group …

3 Essential Branding Lessons From A Rare Steve Jobs Interview

Jobs’s work with legendary designer Paul Rand taught him lessons that any designer, client, or entrepreneur should take to heart.<p>The year is 1986. Steve Jobs meets Paul Rand, the genius responsible for branding IBM, UPS, and Westinghouse. Having just been ousted from Apple, Steve asks Rand to …

The Ingenious Design Behind Apple’s Viral HomePod Ad

A new behind-the-scenes video reveals the intensive set design and complex real-world effects that went into the ad.<p>All good films are the result of careful design and the synchronized talents of many people. But sometimes, telling a well-crafted story is so difficult that not only is the final …

What America’s Last Cold War Command Bunkers Look Like Today

Once upon a time, these missile command centers housed the “big red buttons” that could have catapulted the Cold War into an all-out conflict.<p>Photographer Adam Reynolds used to be a conflict zone photographer, covering war in the Middle East. But for the last few years, he’s turned his lens on …

Mac Pro Customers, Desperate for a Refresh, Are Upgrading 6-Year-Old Hardware - ExtremeTech

By on March 28, 2018 at 4:44 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When Apple launched its redesigned …

How Long You Can Store (Almost) Anything in the Fridge, Freezer and Pantry

Is that chicken breast at the bottom of your freezer still safe to eat? How about the mustard that’s been in your cupboard for who knows how long? …

Expert Advice: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet, Step by Step

No doubt about it, when it comes to domestic efficiencies the fitted sheet is a dream invention. Yet, too often it’s an absolutely nightmare to fold. …

Memory cards are loaded with jargon—here's how to choose the right one

Figuring out what kind of storage you need for your phone, drone, or camera can be tricky.<p>Lots of gadgets, like TVs and cars, have exciting announcement events where companies point out impressive new features and stand-out specs. With memory cards, however, things are rarely that exciting.<p>Every …

Operating Systems

Reg man wraps head in 49-inch curved monitor

Samsung's 3840 x 1080 CHG90 gives you 2,891 Excel cells ... and a sore neck<b>Review</b> In 2017 we learned that Samsung had given the world the CHG90, a …

Gear & Gadgets

Nokia brings back the 8110 slide phone from The Matrix

Bezel-less screens on today’s mobile devices are great and all, but there’s just something so damned nifty about answering a call using a physical slider, like Neo did in <i>The Matrix</i> way back in 1999. Now, Nokia is hoping to bring the magic back by reviving the iconic 8110 from the film in the form …

Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own - ExtremeTech

By on February 20, 2018 at 2:36 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Samsung announced today that it …

Samsung