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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Contest: Win a Complete Pactimo Water-Repelling Cycling Kit


Enter to win a Complete wet weather, water-repelling kit from Pactimo! Total value $585.00!

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Diamondback IO aero road bike launched


With its new IO, Diamondback aimed to create a bike that cuts through the wind, but still climbs, descends and handles like a performance road bike.

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Is the 1996 Lotus 110 still competitive?


The Lotus 110 is one of the most iconic bikes in two-wheeled history. But is it still fast two decades after it was first released?

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Top golfers get Trek Presidents Cup bikes


It’s a long-standing tradition for the captains of the U.S. Presidents Cup team to present players with a gift that embodies the captain’s native region and reflects their personal interests. This year that meant Trek bikes.

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Norco Search XR rolls out


The Norco Search XR is simultaneously non-conformist yet familiar, pushing the limits of what you’d expect from a drop bar bike.

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12 exciting new bike tools from Interbike


Looking to upgrade your home, work, or travel tool kit? Here are 12 exciting new tools from the Interbike trade show in Las Vegas.

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Mark Beaumont rides around world in 79 days


Scottish cyclist shatters world record by 43 days, covering 240 miles per day.

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The Dome launches HelmetFacts.com


The Dome – a leader in helmet testing, research and development, and in-house test lab serving Bell and Giro – has launched a helpful new website www.HelmetFacts.com.

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Specialized S-Works Prevail II review


Specialized’s Prevail II builds upon the success of the its predecessor with improved ventilation and lower weight.

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Mechanic error causes catastrophic crash


A simple mistake caused this pro racers handlebars to slip at 40 mph, which sent him sliding face first down wet asphalt.

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Blackburn Design Water Cycle film project unveiled


Inspired by the 71% of the planet covered by water, Blackburn Design created Water Cycle, a new film project. River is being released today as the first chapter and can be viewed here.

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Scott steps up with new high-end footwear options


Swiss bike maker Scott makes a lot more than just bikes. Their road cycling shoes are some of the best on the market and they have a host of new options in the 2018 model year pipeline.

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6 tips for safer descending on your bike


Descending on a road bike is one of cycling’s greatest joys. But it can also be dangerous if done incorrectly. Here’s a six important tips to remember when going downhill fast.

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2018 Scott Foil Disc debuts


Integration of disc brakes on new 2018 Scott Foil Disc adds only 40 grams while maintaining the same aerodynamic efficiency.

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New Maxxis tubeless ready road and gravel tires


Ditch the inner tube with new Maxxis tubeless ready road/gravel tires, available in a variety of sizes and puncture protection systems.

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Eurobike mega photo gallery


As usual at Eurobike there was much to see, including some very interesting takes on what the modern bicycle is or may become. Click through to see what we mean.

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Orbea launches Gain road and gravel e-bikes


Add Orbea to the list of bike manufacturers making the push into the electric-assist market. But unlike most of the e-bike marketing efforts we’ve seen thus far, the pitch is to road riders, gravel grinders, and commuters.

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2018 Giant Propel Advanced Disc launched


Giant has revamped its Propel Advanced aero road bike, using AeroSystem Shaping technology, which means every tube shape and angle was optimized for minimal drag with a new “truncated ellipse” shape.

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Selle Italia Novus Boost saddle unveiled


One of the original central-channel saddles has been revised. Available in three versions, the new Selle Italia Novus Boost features a compact shape and innovative beveled tip that’s designed for increased comfort.

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The 43 most innovative products from Eurobike


For 2017, the Eurobike trade show received more than 450 applications for their coveted Eurobike Awards. From there a panel of six judges selected 43 winning products, including 11 gold award winners.

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Cane Creek El Chulo Edition eeBrakes


If you’re not afraid of a little bit of color on your bike, you’ll swoon for the special El Chulo (“pretty boy”) edition of Cane Creek’s eeBrakes.

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7mesh WK2 women’s bib short launched


Combines the comfort and security of bib straps with the ease and simplicity of a pull-on.

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SportRx Oakley Flak 2.0 XL and Crossrange XL review


At nearly $500 a pair, cost is a big issue with these SportRX prescription sunglasses. But have you ever met a drivetrain, shock, or wheelset that helped you see better?

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