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Shimano adds entry-level 11-speed wheel to lineup

New hoops use cup-and-cone bearing system, weigh 2,024 grams, and retail for $400.

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Reynolds unveils all-terrain road disc brake wheelset

Wide-profile carbon fiber rims allow for wider tires and improved durability.

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L’Eroica vintage cycling event coming to California

L’Eroica’s unique premise is that participants may only use bicycles built before 1988; many riders use two-wheelers built prior to World War II.

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Specialized launches S Build semi-custom bike program

Responding to what it describes as an on-going request from dealers, Specialized has launched S Build, a semi-custom bike program that allows customers to create the bike of their dreams, as long as it fits within a number of parameters.

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First Look: Raleigh Misceo e-bike with Shimano STEPS drive system

A quick look at Raleigh’s new electric commuter bike that features a new mid-drive system from Shimano called STEPS.

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Eddy Merckx Cycles relaunches steel bike production

First offering will be $17,500 limited edition model signed by the man himself.

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Tubeless-ready Hunt Bike Wheels set to launch

UK-based company will focus on tubeless-ready road wheels and sell its products worldwide.

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News: Lance Armstrong says he would cheat all over again

Defrocked cyclist admits his decisions would likely be same if circumstances were unchanged.

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Shimano hosts successful ride with Supercross and MotoGP superstars

Shimano Moto Athlete Road Ride attracts stars from the motorcycle and bicycle industry. Check out the photo gallery of stars.

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News: Replica Trek Factory Racing Team bikes now available

Wisconsin-based bike maker Trek is making all three of its pro team’s primary race bikes available to the public via the company’s custom bike program.

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News: Win a bike in Rouge Roubaix Builder Challenge

Contest winner will receive custom dream bike and get to take on monster race in the Louisiana backwoods.

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News: Blackburn Ranger program seeking candidates

Six new ambassadors will ride two of country’s most iconic cycling routes.

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News: Pinarello to be featured on Zwift gaming platform

Fitness entertainment start-up developing partnerships with cycling brands to enhance user experience.

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Best of 2014: Most viewed RoadBikeReview articles

We recount the most popular posts from the past 365 days. Have a look back and tell us what your favorites were.

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News: Bike crash may end Bono’s guitar playing days

U2 front man tells fans recovery from accident slower than expected.

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News: POC and Volvo team up to improve cycling safety

Prototype car technology alerts driver when a collision is imminent. Helmet does same for cyclists.

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News: Gates launches red drivetrain belts

Colorado-based company Joins trend of color matching components and frame accents. And just like the black belts, the new red version requires no lubrication and will not rust.

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News: Host cities announced for 2015 USA Pro Challenge

Week long race will start in Steamboat Springs, and also visit Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, Denver and Golden. Fans can help help pick location of stage 6.

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News: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 levers now able to control external devices

New software update from the component making giant allows control of cycling computers, trainers, video cameras and more.

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SF Bike Expo is coming November 22

Part swap meet, part handmade bike show, part rail jam and all fun! The SF Bike Expo is coming this weekend.

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In the news: Effects of doping may outlast length of bans

New studies conducted by Norwegian researchers purport to show that illicit drug users could reap benefits for many years — and maybe even a lifetime — after doping products are administered.

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Launched: Diamondback Serios time trial bike

Just in time for the Ironman World Championship, Diamondback has rolled out a new time trial bike it claims is 33 percent faster than key competitors at +15 degree yaw angle.

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News: Andy Schleck retires from pro cycling

On of pro cycling’s most enigmatic careers has come to an abrupt end. After nine years of up and down results, Andy Schleck announced Thursday that he’s retiring from the sport.

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Zwift combines social video gaming with indoor cycling in new training platform

An online subscription gaming and training platform announced yesterday promises to help break the monotony of indoor cycling workouts and usher users into a world where video game technology, social networking and indoor cycling converge in a “massive multi-player online game” called Zwift.

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Announced: Rapha special edition Davis and Connie jerseys

Rapha has rolled out a host of cool and cold weather apparel pieces, highlighted by two special edition long sleeve jerseys and new pair of cyclocross specific shoes.

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