Made from a pot of gold_POC / Rapha edition

It’s hard to grasp the extremes of a professional cyclist’s life. It could be the three-week Grand Tours, ascending beyond 5000m in one day, fighting against wind and cobbles, or even the alternative endurance events that routinely fill the modern cycling calendar. Day after day. Week after week. Year after year. Riders will exist in …

Small and perfectly formed

In 1980 a young hippie living on the US west coast read an article about this new “Clunker Bike” movement that was happening in various places around the country, especially Marin County and Crested Butte in Colorado. In amongst doing what hippies did in California at that time Scot Nicol was intrigued by the article …

‘Not all kilometers are equal’ – The Migration Gravel Race

Photos by Saltlake_Lianhttps://www.instagram.com/saltlake_lian/ The Migration Gravel race proudly states that its kilometers are different and will undoubtedly test riders who take on the challenge. As a semi supported four-day stage race across the wilds of the Maasai Mara, Kenya, the 650 km route course covers single track, game trails, red clay, and rough hard pack …

The weight of milliseconds

Imagine being on a bike at the top of a steep descent and letting gravity take over. As you release the brakes, the change of pace is immediate and exhilarating, providing a rush of uncontrolled air and adrenaline. But then your instincts fight back and take over to bring you back under control. It’s hard …

Life in the air

In the world of mountain biking, Martin Söderström is synonymous with style, taking known tricks and adding a distinctive personal stamp. So much so, you will always recognize him, even when he’s inverted off a gigantic kicker in the middle of a competition.   Style like a royal seal.   Unmistakable.   But what it takes to get …

Get a life of Clarity

Whether you are threading your way through a rock garden, in the middle of the city, or out on the road before the sunrise, one thing is always the same; your vision is the gateway to decision making, safety and performance. Being able to react a millisecond quicker can often be the difference in a …

Different by Design

Everything starts with a reason: a question that needs a solution. It’s never simply about creating protection that works, the question is how to ensure a user stays as safe as possible while having the freedom to perform at their best. At the start of the design process for every new product, that’s the question …

Infinity is around the corner

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare. It is because we do not dare that things are difficult.” Few will argue with Seneca’s wise words, and most of us will recognize how their influence is ever-present in guiding our day to day lives and decisions. And now, thanks to technology …

POC release the brand new Kortal Race MIPS and Devour

The Kortal Race MIPS, is a brand new all-mountain bike helmet packed full of enhanced safety, innovation and technology. It is also the first-ever helmet to feature the recently unveiled MIPS Integra. The Devour takes a new approach to vision and features POC’s Clarity lens technology. Merged with exceptional eye coverage and protection it has been designed for …

POC releases its lightest ever cycling helmet

The Ventral Lite is the latest helmet to join POC’s cycling family, and the lightest it has ever made. Focused on riders who prioritize weight and ventilation above all else, the newly awarded Ventral Lite has been highly engineered to achieve the optimal balance of weight, safety and performance. As part of a superlight package …