How We Chose Our Road Bike Of The Year 2021 Winner

Contenders for the BikeRadar Road Bike Of The Year 2021

It’s taken months of testing and plenty of heated debate, but now our list of 32 has been whittled down to a final four – but which will become our ultimate bike of 2021?

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Boardman Slr 9.4 Axs Crowned Road Bike Of The Year 2021

Boardman SLR

With race bike speed, endurance bike comfort and a top-value spec, the Boardman SLR 9.4 AXS has got it all

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Cannondale’S Lighter, Cheaper E-Gravel Topstone Neo Sl

Cannondale Topstone Neo SL

The new Topstone Neo SL combines an aluminium chassis and Mahle’s lightweight ebikemotion system for less weight and less expense

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Inside Our Senior Tech Editor’S Garage | Warren’S Treasure Trove Of Bikes

Senior tech editor Warren Rossiter has collected a fair few along the way

After more than 20 years of testing bikes, senior tech editor Warren Rossiter has collected a fair few along the way. We prise open the garage door to have a rummage inside…

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A Beginner’S Guide To Choosing A Road Bike

Looking to get a new road bike in 2021? Start here. The post A beginner’s guide to choosing a road bike appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Felix Smith’S Gear Of The Year 2020

Felix Smith, dhb Aeron Ultra kit

Plenty of pockets, lightweight bags and a significant wheel upgrade

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2021 Merida Scultura Endurance 7000-E Review: A High-Value All-Roader

Endurance road bikes were once the go-to for weekend warriors looking to clock up the miles without pinning on a race number. The general design goals were to offer a more relaxed and upright geometry, a more comfortable ride, and a wider gearing range. And bikes which fit the bill, such as the Specialized Roubaix, … The post 2021 Merida Scultura Endurance 7000-E review: A high-value all-roader appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Battle Of The Bikes | Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty Vs Cannondale Slate

Cannondale Slate vs Topstone Lefty

Warren puts his own 2016 Cannondale Slate up against the all-new 2021 Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty 1

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Cannondale Electrifies The Supersix Evo And It Weighs Just 11.3kg

Cannondale e-road bike

New SuperSix EVO Neo gets ebikemotion hub motor

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Save Up To 40 Per Cent On A Cannondale Synapse In Evans Cycles’ End-Of-Season Sale

Save up to 40 percent on a Cannondale Synapse in Evans Cycles' end-of-season sale

Get a grand off a Shimano Ultegra-equipped Cannondale Synapse Carbon Disc

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Cannondale’S Legendary Aluminium Platform Is Revamped With The Caad13

Cannondale CAAD13 disc 105

Could this be Cannondale’s lucky number 13?

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Aero Is (Sort Of) Everything With Cannondale’S New Supersix Evo

Cannondale SuperSix EVO road bike

A road racing legend reimagined for the modern era

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Cannondale Supersix Evo: Aero Overhaul For Iconic Race Bike

Stu Bowers Friday, June 28, 2019 - 12:59 Cannondale’s iconic race bike gets an aero overhaul The Cannondale SuperSix Evo has always, to the favour of many, maintained a very traditional aesthetic with its predominantly round tubing and horizontal top tube. But whilst it remained a perennial favourite amongst racers it was undeniably lagging far behind some of its competitors in the pro peloton with regards to its aero credentials. But no longer. The challenge facing design engineer and leading aerodynamicist Nathan Barry – the man behind the creation of Cannondale’s speed weapon, the SystemSix - was to create a new family of tubes that reduced aero drag but kept as much of the classic look as possible. Inevitably, though, such is the need to make certain changes if you want to make a super fast road bike these days, the new Cannondale SuperSix Evo has a very different style, ...

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Cannondale Topstone Carbon First-Ride Review: Innovation That Actually Works

Cannondale’s aluminum Topstone gravel bike has proven to be quite popular since its debut last August, and the company is now following up with a higher-performance Topstone Carbon version. It’s hardly just the same frame made out of carbon fiber composite, though; it’s a totally different bike, with a radical pseudo-suspension design out back called … The post Cannondale Topstone Carbon first-ride review: Innovation that actually works appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Topstone Carbon – Cannondale’S All New Gravel Bike

Stu Bowers Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:58 Way more than just a carbon revamp of the alloy Topstone; Cannondale has added rear suspension plus a host of other new features too The Topstone family joined Cannondale’s line-up only last year, as a competitively priced, aluminium-framed entry point into the all-road/gravel market. A year on and the family has grown exponentially, with 5 brand new carbon models (4 mens and 1 womens) just released and immediately available to buy, with a host of new features besides just being made from the black stuff. Kingpin The standout detail is what Cannondale calls Kingpin suspension – a rear end cushioning system that uses a thru-axle and sealed bearing pivot where the seat stays join the seat tube allowing flex zones in the chainstays, seat tube and rear portion of the top tube to create around 30mm vertical deflection at the saddle. Image ...

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Cannondale Topstone Apex Review

Cannondale Topstone Apex review

Cannondale’s latest entry to the gravel party follows the lead of its Synapse, Slate, SuperX and CAADX SE models, each built with larger volume tyres and more appropriate gearing for riders looking to find their way beyond tarmac. The Cannondale Topstone Apex is one of our Bike of the Year bikes for 2019. To read reviews of the other contenders and the categories tested across road, mountain and women's bikes, visit our Bike of the Year hub page . Cannondale launches all-new and surprisingly affordable gravel bike Top 5 gravel bikes The new Topstone range consists of three aluminium-framed bikes, ranging from £899.99 to this £1,800 Apex 1 model, which looks to offer workhorse sensibilities and good value. Cannondale Topstone Apex frame and kit The Smartform C2 alloy frame has smooth welds and hydroformed tubes. The flattened top tube expands to a large square shape at the head tube, and ...

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The Cannondale Caad13 Is Coming … So What Might It Look Like?

The UCI’s approved frames and forks list has once again given us a sneak-peek of the bike launches we can expect soon. The latest version of the list includes a Cannondale CAAD13, an update to the hugely popular series of aluminium road bikes. So far, all we have is the model name and the knowledge … The post The Cannondale CAAD13 is coming … so what might it look like? appeared first on CyclingTips .

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11spd: This Week's Best New Bikes And Gear

11spd: this week's best new bikes and gear

Let's get something out of the way first… no, we are not going to upgrade this feature to 12spd just yet. While SRAM may be making (tsunami) waves this week with the release of its all-new wireless 12-speed road and mountain bike groupsets , we here at BikeRadar aren’t quite ready to make the jump. Something about our website not having a compatible freehub? Japes aside, you’d have to be living underneath a (mechanically actuated) rock to have not caught wind of the news that SRAM has totally revamped its top-end road and mountain bike groupsets alongside releasing a wireless version of its Reverb dropper . This week, we’ve also seen the BikeRadar team weigh in on its very favourite kit for riding in the rain alongside , controversially, hearing why Benedict Pfender thinks waterproof jackets actually suck . Lastly, with that January pay packet now tucked away snugly in ...

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Cannondale Synapse Disc Sora

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A quick and versatile bike based around a great frameset, though the brakes aren't the best 8/10

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Week In Tech: Aluminum Gravel, Amy D. Foundation Donnelly, New Enve Wheels, Ceramicspeed’S High-Zoot Pulleys

Here’s the Week in Tech — all the gear news, tips, and announcements you need and none of the marketing gibberish you don’t. Read the full article at Week in Tech: Aluminum gravel, Amy D. Foundation Donnelly, new Enve wheels, CeramicSpeed’s high-zoot pulleys on VeloNews.com .

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