Tech Reviews

Rapha Bib Comparison - My Name is April
I seem to have established myself as some sort of authority when it comes to Rapha's female cycling wear range. It probably has something to do with the fact that my entire cycling wardrobe is now 100% Rapha (unsponsored might I add, although I feel like I...
Japan Planning - My Name is April
In hindsight, this blog entry should have been posted a long time ago. This blog entry is an update to my blog entry of May 2018 in which I first reviewed Siroko sports sunglasses. Back then, at the time, I was happy with my...
My First Zwift - My name is April
Whether you're an old hat or complete newbie to the cycling world, everyone has heard of Zwift. It was the revolution for indoor training. Before I properly researched it (and by that I mean open the website and read the front page) I vaguely knew that it...

Happy 2019!

Mt Gravatts and Rapha Kit - My Name is April
Hey gang, It’s been a hot minute hasn’t it? A literal hot minute…I stepped off the plane after being in negative degree temperatures and the heat hit me in the face like a big yellow school bus. But there is good news...
Rapha Souplesse Flyweight Jersey Review - My Name is April
Up until roughly 3 months ago, my collection of cycling jerseys consisted of 2 Attaquer kits, 1 classic Rapha jersey and 3 DHBs from back when I only used cycling as a form of commuting. Not anymore, motherfuckers! In one of the recent world-famous Rapha sales, I went HAM on...
Tacx Neo Review - My Name is April
My friends. I got really sick of the week of rain we were experiencing so decided to splash some cash and buy a Tacx Neo direct drive trainer. It wasn't that big of a deal... Lol jks I saved for months for this shit, and then bought it second hand because...
Factor O2 First Ride Review - My Name is April
I know I have been slack with the blogging lately, and I do have to apologise. A combination of work, lack of motivation and laziness is what has caused this. But have no fear, just because I haven’t been blogging it doesn’t mean I don’t have some awesome “content”...
Review: Rapha Core Winter Tights
You guys might remember the winter haul I did in preparation for our Japan trip earlier this year when I went positively nuts and bought all of the winter gear. During that haul, I had weighed up the options of buying proper winter bibs, or these fandangle Rapha Core...
Rapha Souplesse Flyweight Bib Short Review - My Name is April
How long into your passion for cycling did you realise the possibility of needing to declare bankruptcy was forthcoming? It’s no secret that our beloved sport is not a poor man’s game, regardless of its’ blue collar origins. The wheels, the components, the after-market accessories...and of course, the kit. The...
UPDATE APRIL 2019: Hi, friends. I have written an updated review regarding Siroko Tech sunglasses which you can view here: Siroko Tech: An Updated Review Following the unfortunate death of my Tifosi cycling shades somewhere along the D’Aguilar National Park Range, I had been make-doing with Tim’s old pair of...