Bianchi Arcadex Review: Stiff And Short

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} Bianchi Arcadex review: Stiff and short Super efficient under power, but a brutally stiff ride, odd geometry and aesthetics, and some odd routing and spec choices. Read More

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In The Drops: Specialized 3d Printed Saddle, Sportful Fiandre Gloves, Sidis And Squid Game

Matthew Loveridge 22 Oct 2021 This week's round-up of new gear, plus a bonus recipe that might just change your life Welcome to In The Drops, our shiny new round-up where we’ll feature the latest bikes and kit to arrive for testing and general fondling purposes, revisit some of the highlights of the week gone by, and invite you into the dank recesses of the Cyclist team hive mind. I'm Matthew Loveridge, newly minted website editor at Cyclist, and it's my mission to entertain, inform, and occasionally annoy you about all things road and gravel bike-related. You may recognise my name from another popular bicycle-themed website. BicycleSonar? CycleScanner? I forget. The main thing is, I'm yours now, thanks for having me. This week at Cyclist we ogled some stunning custom bikes at Bespoked 2021 and got the lowdown on the best cobbled climbs in Flanders from Cyclist style icon Joe ...

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Five Things I Really Wish The Bike Industry Would Do

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} Five things I really wish the bike industry would do My wishlist of things that could promote positive change. Read More

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Bmc Roadmachine 01 Two Review: Premium Endurance At A Premium Price

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} BMC Roadmachine 01 Two review: Premium endurance at a premium price Gorgeous and distinctive integrated design, a lovely ride, and a top-shelf build kit. Just try not to choke when you see the price tag. Read More

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Road Bike Or Gravel Bike? The New Wilier Rave Slr Says Yes To Both

Wilier Rave SLR gravel bike photographed against a rocky background

The new Wilier Rave SLR comes in both road and gravel builds, with prices starting at £8,680 / €8,300

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Nicolas Roche Calls It A Career

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} Nicolas Roche calls it a career Nicolas Roche has announced his retirement. Read More

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Trek Checkpoint 2022: New 'Progressive' Geometry And Top-End Slr Model

Will Strickson 30 Sep 2021 Trek has reinvigorated the geometry of its Checkpoint gravel range and added a race-refined SLR model that borrows premium road features Trek has released the latest update to its Checkpoint gravel bike range, including the introduction of a new SLR model that the brand calls its 'lightest, fastest gravel bike ever'. Initially launched in 2018 , the Checkpoint has been marketed as an adventure gravel that offers versatility above all, ticking the desired boxes for gravel and road riding, commuting or for leisure rides. With its 2022 bikes Trek is hoping there's something for everyone and says each model offers its own USP as well as the obvious price differences. [gallery:8] Trek Checkpoint 2022 range, frames and geometry Before we get into the individual models, there are of course several details that feature across the range. This starts with a new 'progressive' geometry – phrasing ...

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2022 Orbea Orca Aero: An Aggressive, Aerodynamic Speed Machine With A Huge Uci-Illegal Integrated Tool Box

Emma Cole 30 Sep 2021 The 2022 Orca Aero is all about aerodynamic efficiency Orbea launches a new Orca Aero today, its most aero specific road bike ever aimed at those obsessed with speed. It comes in six different models which vary in price from £3,999 to £9,599 and, while it looks a lot like a number of other highly integrated aero road bikes , it stands out thanks to a unique tool storage box slung under the down tube, one that isn't actually UCI-legal. The Orca Aero comes in a range of different builds, offering a choice of SRAM Red eTap AXS, SRAM Force eTap AXS and SRAM Rival eTAP AXS or Shimano’s new 12-speed groupsets , Dura-Ace Di2 R9270 and Ultegra Di2 R8170 or R8000. Based in the Basque country, Orbea turned its hand to bikes in 1930 and made its debut at the Tour de France in ...

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Cyclist’S 4 Favourite Tony Martin Moments

Cyclist’s 4 favourite Tony Martin moments

Robyn Davidson 29 Sep 2021 Our highlights as the German rider calls time on a 14-year professional career in the peloton The news of Tony Martin’s retirement has appeared to strike a chord with many throughout the cycling world. To be so revered amongst those you have never met is an impressive feat by itself, regardless of his palmarès to back it up. Martin retired in fitting fashion last week at the World Championships, taking home another rainbow jersey and gold medal in the shape of the mixed relay time-trial. Cyclist has compiled some of our favourite Tony Martin moments as the peloton says goodbye to one of its most reliable riders. Robyn Davidson, Editorial Assistant 1. Stage 4 of the 2015 Tour de France: cobbles and a yellow jersey It took a while for Martin to wear the first yellow jersey of his career. Some thought it might never ...

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Cbd: What Is It And Will It Improve Cycling Performance?

Emma Cole 27 Sep 2021 As CBD is becoming more and more popular we take look at the supplement, its uses and its potential future CBD, the supplement which seems to be everywhere. It's in gels, drinks, chamois cream and even pizza these days. Already prevalent in rugby, golf, and cricket, CBD is taking the sports world by storm and it shows no signs of disappearing. So is CBD the next big thing in cycling? And is it legal? In April this year, UCI Continental Professional cycling outift Team Skyline announced a sponsorship deal with the company Gold Medal CBD and Tokyo 2020 was widely viewed as the first time athletes could use CBD in their preparations for the Olympic Games. Ex-pro and disqualified Tour de France winner Floyd Landis’ CBD company Floyd’s of Leadville boasts many elite athletes as ambassadors, including cyclists Sarah Sturm, Gordon Wadsworth and Peter Stetina. ...

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A New Gravel Tyre From American Classic, Sportful’S Fiandre Light Jacket, Assos Winter Gloves And Bontrager Bar And Shoe

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Bmc’S New Roadmachine X Is A Bike You Likely Already Know

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} BMC’s new Roadmachine X is a bike you likely already know Carbon and alloy versions with some big differences Read More

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Freddy Ovett Turns To The Gravel Scene With L39ion Of La

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} Freddy Ovett turns to the gravel scene with L39ION of LA After years in the European pro scene, Ovett has found a home at an American team changing the cycling game. Read More

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Scor 4060 | Meet The New “Fun First” Mountain Bike Brand From Bmc

PurpleSCOR 4060 photographed outside

Three years in the making, SCOR has launched with a new 140/160mm travel trail bike

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Which Bikes, Groupsets And Brakes Did Best At Grand Tours In 2021?

Will Strickson 7 Sep 2021 While the same teams won the same Grand Tours as in 2020, we examine which bikes, groupsets and brakes did the best this year While the same teams won the same Grand Tours as in 2020, we examine which bikes, groupsets and brakes did the best this year Words: Will Strickson Photography: Chris Auld The backdrop for our Grand Tour tech summary this year is eerily similar to 2020 . Primož Roglič has just defended his Vuelta a España title; Tadej Pogačar won the Tour de France in impressive fashion; and Ineos Grenadiers peaked at the Giro d'Italia . However after Covid forced last season into a condensed package – and an incredibly entertaining one at that – 2021's relatively normal schedule has meant that Filippo Ganna's victory in the Giro's opening time-trial feels like several lifetimes ago. It also feels a bit premature to ...

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20 Bikes With Shimano 12-Speed | New Superbikes And More With Shimano Dura-Ace R9200 And Ultegra R8100

Trek Doman SLR 7 product shot

The top-end bikes already wearing Shimano's latest groupsets

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Schwalbe Unveils 34 Mm Pro One Tle Tan-Wall Tyre

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} Schwalbe unveils 34 mm Pro One TLE tan-wall tyre Imagine our surprise when Schwalbe popped up with the exact thing we talked about the night before. Read More

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Tour De Yorkshire 2022 Postponed

Tour de Yorkshire 2022 postponed

Robyn Davidson 1 Sep 2021 Ongoing coronavirus pandemic and financial uncertainties cited for popular event's third straight postponement The Tour de Yorkshire has been cancelled for 2022 after mutual consent between race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO. This will mark the third straight year that the race has not been held, with the most recent editions won by Team Ineos’ Chris Lawless and Marianne Vos of CCC-Liv back in 2019. The Tour de Yorkshire was postponed in 2020 and 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and in ruling out the race for 2022 organisers have cited the impact of Covid-19, escalating financial challenges and uncertainties. It has not been revealed whether the race will return in the future. CEO of ASO Yann Le Moenner said, ‘In 2014, Yorkshire offered the Tour de France one of the most memorable Grand Départs in its history. Hundreds of thousands of spectators ...

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Carapaz To Ride A Gold-Ish Bike

.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} Carapaz to ride a gold-ish bike Is it gold, is it bronze? Usually a question for the photo finish judge. Read More

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How To Watch The Olympic Track Cycling Events: Schedule, Tv Guide, Streaming And More

Tokyo 2020 Olympic track cycling practice

All eyes turn to the Izu Velodrome

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