The Hook EXT C is a carbon-framed, adventurous all-road gravel thing with 650b wheels, big clearances and more bosses for accessories than even the most hardcore rando nerds will know what to do with. Bombtrack has made its name with achingly trendy track bikes and quirky, versatile steel machines with a strong bikepacking and gravel bent. The newest Hook fits in with the second theme, but with carbon taking steel’s place.
The newly launched Vielo V+1 has our attention. It’s a 1×-only ‘Road Plus’ bike designed specifically for UK riders, and it offers a combination of looks and practicality that’s deeply appealing, albeit at a not-inconsiderable price. Vielo co-founder Ian Hughes dropped by BikeRadar HQ with three bikes in tow, one a pre-production model in lairy camo. We’ve given them the once-over...Is Road Plus a thing now?Bike, what bike?
We have a pretty good idea about what the immediate future of bikes holds, but what happens after that? Here are five technologies we’d like to see put to good use on two wheels.For the full experience, watch our Top 5 video above. If you prefer the sound of your own voice, read on. 1. GrapheneThe Dassi Interceptor is the first bike to make use of grapheneRegular carbon is old hat these days.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".