2013 Felt Lifestyle Line Launch

Felt Cruiser Series You always know a Felt Cruiser when you see one. For years Felt has stood above the rest when it comes to creating these bikes with unique design themes and styles that grab your attention. The 2013 Cruiser line has been updated, with eight new bikes that bring the famous Felt quality […]

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Trek Madone Line and Full Line of Domane Models Unveiled

All-new Trek Madone Brings New Era of No-Compromise Performance to Road Cycling “Fast-is-everything” Madone line and full line of Domane models unveiled (Waterloo, WI/Stavelot, Belgium) – Trek Bicycle today launched an entirely new generation of its eight-time Tour de France-winning road bike with the all-new Madone line. Adopting the mantra of “fast is everything,” the […]

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Leopard Cycles DC1 Preview

Introduction by Francis Cebedo Leopard is a bike company local to us as they are located in Half Moon Bay, CA just a few minutes away from the Roadbikereview headquarters. We’ve seen local riders and teams lead the packs here as riders in Leopard bikes charge and dominate many of the races and group rides. […]

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2012 Sea Otter Classic Criterium Results

Men’s Pro 1-2 Position No License Rider Team Time Gap Bonuses 1 2 17590 JACQUES-MAYNES Andy Kenda/5-Hour Energy 1.02’27″ 13″ 2 93 279388 MCCUTCHEON Connor Simple Green/Bike Religion 1.02’27″ 7″ 3 56 189118 SCHMITT Morgan Team Exergy 1.02’27″ 6″ 4 46 198542 LOADER Logan Team Exergy 1.03’48″ 1’21″ 5 44 17208 KRIEK Christiaan Simple Green/Bike […]

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Cantitoe Road Axa Nano 40 and Sprint Steady Light Kits

Axa Nano 40 Steady Light Kit Cantitoe Road is proud to offer affordable dynamo-powered light kits so that every commuting cyclist can light the way under human power. The Axa Nano 40 is offered in side-mount and hub dynamo versions. 1.) Dependable: Never worry about a battery running down. The dynamo- powered Sprint is always […]

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Cantitoe Road Axa Nano 50 Plus

The Nano 50 is a new 50 lux dynamo-powered lightweight LED head lamp that offers 3 remarkable features: 1. USB Charging: In daylight, when the headlight is not required, the Nano 50 can be used to charge Smart Phones, iPods, or anything else with a standard USB connection. 2. Intelligent Light: The Nano 50 detects […]

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John Cardiel x Chrome Travel Collection

Love by nature…Live by luck…Ride with passion Over the weekend, RoadBikeReview attended the Cardiel Attack Series Launch Party at the Chrome store in San Francisco, CA. Although the rain was pouring down, it didn’t keep the crowds away. People were out in full force, there to admire and celebrate John Cardiel’s new line for Chrome, […]

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New 3T Ventus II and Brezza Nano Aerobars

Second-generation Ventus II and Brezza nano aerobars launched Olympic medal-winning Ventus gets new, lighter basebar, detail revisions; narrow Brezza nano aimed at triathletes looking for lightest, most aero front end for out-and-back courses; adds Shimano Di2 compatibility. 3T has completely revised its signature Ventus aerobar with a new basebar and a round of detail changes. […]

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Scapin Introduces Eys

Firstly introduced this past year, to replace the notorious RX9, the EYS frame 2012 version is subject to a careful restyling of shapes and technical solutions. Dedicated to all those who approach the road racing competition and choose carbon fiber as their preferred material, the EYS frame 2012 shows many significant news. The frame is […]

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Bekes Wooden Cruiser Bike

Attila Bekes from Bekes Wooden Bicycles shows us a bike he built for his wife that’s made out of mostly 1/4″ laminated plywood with a metal dropout, headtube insert and a metal fork enclosed in wood. The bike even features a hidden beer compartment!

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Ventus Custom Cycles Ti Lugged Carbon Tubed Road Bike

Mark Kargol from Ventus shows us the first bike he’s ever built, a titatium lugged carbon fiber, 11-speed Campy touring bike. Mark has been painting frames for 5 years and this is his first year in the frame building market. The bike features a Whisky Parts Co. fork, Curtis Odom hubs, Wheel Fanatyk wood rims, […]

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NAHBS Roadbikereview Videos and Photos and Awards.

Every year, there is a pilgrimage of some of the country’s best bike builders to a city selected by NAHBS to showcase the best hand made bikes. This year, the city was Sacramento and it attracted a ton of builders from around the country and around the world.  The halls were jam-packed each day with […]

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Ritchey Road Logic

Tom Ritchey stops by to talk 40 years of building bikes. Starting out as a 15 year old who just wanted to build a bike on a whim, he started professionally building road bikes for years before venturing into the new category of mountain bikes in 1979. This year, Ritchey will be launching a new […]

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Vendetta Cycles Best Finish of the Show Track Bike

Garrett Clark from Vendetta shows us a fixed gear, no brakes, Columbus Max tube set track bike that won “Best Finish” at NAHBS 2012. The bike also features fillet brazed integrated bar and stem that decreases the visual clutter and hand painted design details by Jim Carmickle from Eugene, OR.

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Vendetta Cycles Lugged Commuter Bike

Garrett Clark from Vendetta shows us a lugged steel, ultimate commuter bike that features hard carved lugs, Schmidt Generator hubs, front and rear disc brakes, Rohloff hub, custom made stainless rack and chain guard, internal lights and cable routing, a liquid color paint job by Harry Phinney with custom pin striping by Jim Carmickle, and […]

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Ti Cycles Rando

Dave Levy from Ti Cycles shows us a custom rando bike that won 3rd place in the Gates Belt Drive Competition. The bike also features TRP Parabox hyrdraulic disc brakes, custom anodized red levers, Light On! battery light system that can run for up to 10 hours, an iPhone mount with a Supernova USB plug […]

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Ti Cycles Ultralight Compact Road Bike

Dave Levy from Ti Cycles shows us his ultralight flagship road bike with unique features such as butted main tubes and ovalization on the top tube, downtube and seat tube.

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Alchemy Carbon Cyclocross Bike

Dave Ryther from the full custom Alchemy Bicycles Co. shows us an all-terrain, round tube carbon cross bike that is ridiculously strong, lightweight and can withstand anything you can throw at it. It is a more durable and high performance carbon cross bike that should last a rider 3-4 solid seasons. The bike also features […]

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Alchemy KVA Steel Road Bike

Dave Ryther from the full custom Alchemy Bicycles Co. shows us an ultralight KVA steel road bike that’s spec’d with the new SRAM Red, PowerTap G3 and weighs in at around 15.75 lbs (sans pedals).

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YipSan S and S Coupled Randonneur Bike

Renold Yip shows us a Randonneur bike made for longer distance traveling that can even go on dirt roads. It features integrated lighting when the front and rear wheels turn, fenders, couplers for easy disassembly and traveling, a disc brake system, Pacenti 38mm tires, custom pannier rack and a handlebar bag.

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Festka Bicycles Royal Flush

Ondřej Novotný from Festka Bicycles in the Czech Republic, shows us an aluminum lugged carbon tube road bike. The aluminum couplings are manually tuned and can be adjusted to customer requirements. The bike also features Cinelli seatpost and handlebars.

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Festka Bicycles Racing Team Bike

Ondřej Novotný from Festka Bicycles in the Czech Republic, shows us a racing team bike made with what they call “sandwich tubes”. The “sandwich tubes” have 2 layers of carbon, kevlar honeycomb and are puncture resistant. The tube stiffness can also be defined for each individual rider.

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Boo Di2 Bamboo Road Bike

Nick Frey from Boo Bicycles shows us his personal racing bike for this year. This bike shows how he combines bamboo and carbon fiber to create the perfect synthesis that preserves great ride quality and high performance.

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Speedhound Bikes Only One

Chris Cleveland from Speedhound Bikes shows us the Only One frame that is belt drive compatible. It requires no lubrication, doesn’t rust and the polyurethane belt stays flexible, making it great for cold weather rides. The bike also features Speedhound’s interchangeable drop out system that can suit virtually any riding style and drivetrain preference.

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Alliance Bicycles Road Bike

Erik Rolf who builds out of Ketchum, ID stops by with one of his latest road bikes. A road bike designed with “adventure” riding in mind, the geometry, brake length, and wheel tolerances all point to a bike that can be outfitted to go anywhere the road and slight offroad path might take you.

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