Riding the famed Passo del Mortirolo


Joining the provinces of Sondrio and Brescia in Northern Italy, the Passo del Mortirolo is among the hardest climbs in all of Europe. Take this video tour to find out why.

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KASK Utopia aero road helmet unveiled


KASK has unveiled its most aerodynamic road helmet. The Utopia offers the company’s latest technology in aerodynamics and ventilation.

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Gore Oxygen Classics Windstopper Jersey & Bibshorts review


Intended for early season rides when temperatures are low and roads are wet, the Gore Oxygen Classics Windstopper Jersey and Bibshorts provide an alternative to carrying extra just-in-case layers.

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Suomy teams up with Cofidis


Helmet maker Suomy and French WorldTour team Cofidis have finalized a sponsorship contract that makes Suomy the exclusive helmet supplier for the squad.

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Riding Fixed, Up Mountains, With Pros


Former Tour de France riders Floyd Landis and David Zabriskie talk about pro cycling both past and present.

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Toughest cyclists in the history of pro bike racing — part 3


Cycling is a sport defined by riders who can suffer more than mere mortals. But even among this select group there are those who simply stand above the rest.

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Trek and Tome trying to make cycling safer


With the support of Ford Motor Co., the bike maker and software developer are attempting to implement an industry standard for active-cycling safety in 2018.

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absoluteBLACK sub-compact and premium oval chainrings


Latest options include 48/32 and 46/30 sub-compact combinations, plus premium oval rings for latest Shimano Dura Ace and Ultegra drivetrains.

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Who’s stealing all the Google bikes?


According to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal, Google says between 100-250 of its 1100 bike share bikes go missing on a weekly basis.

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5 Killer Cycling Workouts For 2018


Do you want to get fitter and faster in 2018? Yeah, we thought so. Here are five killer training sessions to help you do just that.

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RoadBikeReview’s Most Read In 2017


As we push headlong into 2018, it’s fun to look back on the year that was. Here are the top 10 most read posts in 2017.

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Video: 2018 Reasons to Ride


We could come up with at least 2018 reasons why we like to ride bikes. But instead of making a long list, here’s a great video that encapsulates the joy that is two wheeled adventure.

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Most Successful Pro Bikes of 2017


We all know who the most successful riders and teams were in 2017. But what about the bikes?

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Rapha Classic Vest II review


When it comes to lightweight cycling vests, you’ll be hard pressed to find one better (or more expensive) than the Rapha Classic II.

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NOW Zappi helmet review


NOW (Non-Stop on Wheels) are making a splash in the cycling helmet world with eye catching designs backed by wind tunnel testing and design experience.

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ENVE M525 G wheelset debuts


ENVE has announced the M525 G wheelset that adds an option to the new M Series line for those wanting the benefits of enhanced flat prevention, lower weight and greater durability for their gravel or road bike.

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Top 10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain and still party


The season is over, it’s snowing outside, you’re pounding nut roll like you’re getting paid for it. Off-seasons are for gluttony and sedentary life right? Wrong!

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How To: Make your bicycle frame look new again


With a little elbow grease — and the right polish — your bike can look showroom good all over again.

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Wahoo Fitness partners with BORA-hansgrohe


Wahoo Fitness has announced a new partnership with the BORA-hansgrohe professional cycling team, led by three-time World Champion Peter Sagan and 2016 Polish National Champion Rafael Majka.

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Grinduro announces 2018 dates


In its fourth year, the mixed-terrain Grinduro event will see a return to two classic venues in 2018. On July 14, it’s off to the Isle of Arran in Scotland, and on September 29, riders will head to Quincy, California, where Grinduro was born.

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Can You Be A Vegan Pro Cyclist?


Can you be a vegan pro cyclist? Pro cycling nutritionist Nigel Mitchell gives his opinion in this insightful video.

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Retro Ride: 1987 Kestrel 4000


The Kestrel 4000 all carbon monocoque bicycle frame was introduced for the 1987 season, and was truly a game changer, hearkening a “disruptive” evolution in how bikes were made and what material was used.

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Floyd’s of Leadville debuts CBD cream


Floyd’s of Leadville, the Colorado-based maker of CBD pain management supplements that was founded by former pro cyclist Floyd Landis, has introduced a new CBD based transdermal cream.

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Putting rim brake-equipped carbon clinchers to the test


While you can make an argument that rim brakes should be completely done away with, there are still many cyclists who haven’t (and likely won’t) make that switch. Unfortunately carbon rims and rim brakes don’t always go well together.

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Tubeless tire do’s and don’ts


Road tubeless tires and wheels are becoming increasingly popular, but they’re still not perfect. Here are some tips to avoid the most common set-up pitfalls.

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2017 RoadBikeReview Holiday Gift Guide


Whether you are shopping for your significant other, son, daughter, friend, or yourself, these great cycling’centric gift ideas are sure to please.

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Should you use chamois cream?


To cream… Or not to cream? It’s a question many cyclists ask. But what’s the right answer? Here’s some advice, as well as a little historical perspective.

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FLECTR 360 bike reflector has 360-degree visibility


From the bright ideas department (literally) comes the new FLECTR 360, a bike reflector with 360-degree visibility and minimal aerodynamic drag.

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Toughest cyclists in the history of pro bike racing — part 2


Cycling is a sport defined by men who can suffer more than mere mortals. But even among the select group of hard men, there are those who simply stand above the rest.

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Team Sky unveils new kit for 2018


Team Sky has unveiled the new white jerseys its riders will be wearing in 2018. The kit, produced with Team Sky’s performance clothing partner Castelli, will give the team a new look for the new season.

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4 toughest cyclists in the history of pro bike racing


Cycling is a sport defined by men who can suffer more than mere mortals. But even among the select group of hard men, there are those who simply stand above the rest.

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Peter Sagan helping raise money for fire survivors


Reigning world champ Peter Sagan is doing his part to help the people of Northern California, where wild fires ravaged numerous communities. On Nov. 28, he will lead a charity ride to raise money for victims.

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Carbon vs. Aluminum: Which handlebars are strongest?


For years, riders have preferred aluminum bars to carbon, as they believed carbon bars had the potential to fail. But how often does this actually happen? Are carbon bars actually stronger than aluminum?

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Niner RLT 9 gravel bikes updated


Updates include improved gearing, new component groups, wider tires, and a host of other tweaks to enhance your next trip onto the road less traveled. 

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Ibis Hakka MX do-it-all bike launched


Calling it the bike they’d choose if, heaven forbid, they could only have one bike, Ibis has announced the newest version of their Hakkalügi, the Hakka MX.

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What’s the best stem length for you?


When road cyclists think about stem length, they tend to only take into account the effect it has on their position on the bike. But do different stem lengths change the handling of your road bike, too?

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Trek Domane Gravel unveiled


Trek has unveiled Domane Gravel, its first-ever gravel-specific bike, expanding on the Domane endurance line to meet the demands of rugged and fast off-road riding.

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Cheap Bike vs. Super Bike: What’s the difference?


How much difference is there between a Canyon superbike with the latest Shimano Dura Ace groupset, and a bike bought from eBay for a few hundred bucks?

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Zwift adds Watopia Mayan Jungle


The world of Zwift has expanded. This week the on-line training/gaming experience has added Watopia Mayan Jungle.

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How to buy the best bike for you


What bike should you buy? This video takes you through the key differences between bikes and explains the things that you should be looking out for when you make this important purchase.

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Boulder Valley Velodrome for sale


The owners of the Boulder Valley Velodrome in Erie, Colorado, have announced that the $4.7 million facility is for sale.

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SILCA Tire Levers Premio released


SILCA has introduced Tire Levers Premio, a new set of top-of-the-line tire levers that are optimized for carbon wheels and tubeless setups.

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Video: Top Five Cycling Tantrums


There is a reason cyclists ride bikes and don’t spend time in the MMA octagon or boxing in Vegas. Check out this video to see what we mean.

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DT Swiss factory tour


Come along for a tour of DT Swiss world HQ in Switzerland. Inside you’ll get an up-close look at how spokes are made and how their highly-regarded wheels are tested and built.

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Haute Route expands to 11 events


Starting in San Francisco in April, and finishing on Mont Ventoux in France in October with another nine events in-between, 2018 promises to be a big year for the Haute Route.

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Video shows 74-year-old driver punch cyclist in face


The latest incident of a cyclist being targeted with violence by a motorist comes from Asheville, North Carolina. In this video an unnamed rider gets sucker punched in the face by a 74-year-old driver.

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Time XPRO pedal launched


Building off the performance and ease-of-use of its Xpresso pedal, Time has introduced its latest generation of road pedal.

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Why proper bike fit matters


Getting a proper bike fit can mean the difference between riding and not riding. Here’s what you need to know to get started.

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Leomo Type R review


The Leomo Type R is not a tool for everyone. But for those looking to dive deep on their fit and technique, it stands alone as a real-time motion capture device.

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Shimano Ultegra R8000 first ride review


On paper, Shimano’s recently launched Ultegra R8000 drivetrain has all the functionality of the higher priced Dura Ace road group. But how does it actually perform in the real world?

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