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Featured User Review: Trek Madone 6.9 Road Bike

Featured User Review: Trek Madone 6.9 Road Bike by pezzo33 Price: $7500.00 at Belmont Wheel Works Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Ultegra 10 speed gruppo. Bontrager Aeolus 5.0 Carbon clinchers. Bontrager RXL carbon blade bars and RXL alloy stem. Bontrager inform rxl Saddle. Vittoria tires, speedplay pedals, cinelli […]

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Featured User Review: Soma Fabrications Rush Frame

Featured User Review: Soma Fabrications Rush Frame by Benjamin Evans Price: $450.00 at Cyclepath, Portland Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: Avenida de los Volcanes, Central Ecuador Bike Setup: Crank and Chain Ring: PAUL Component Engineering, Royal Flush Road Crank w/ 170 mm Crank arms. Chain: KMC Wheelset: DT […]

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Featured User Review: Trek Madone 4.5 Road Bike

Featured User Review: Trek Madone 4.5 Road Bike by Guadalupe River Bum Price: $2100.00 at Bike World Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: Anywhere in the Texas Hill Country Bike Setup: Frame – Trek TCT Carbon Fork – Bontrager Race Lite Carbon w/E2 aluminum steerer Rims/Wheels ROL RACE SL […]

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Featured User Review: Giant Defy Advanced 3 Road Bike

Featured User Review: Giant Defy Advanced 3 Road Bike by TeamNJS Price: $1500.00 at Pro Bikes, Monroevil Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Favorite Ride: Anywhere near Ligonier, PA Bike Setup: Stock with New Shimano 105 (5700) shifters, derailleurs, chain & cassette (11/28), compact FSA Gossamer Crank (34/50) with Press Fit […]

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Featured User Review: Colnago CX-1 Road Bike

Featured User Review: Colnago CX-1 Road Bike by Dogpilot Price: $3800.00 at Carbon Connection Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: Dean Duke Bike Setup: Full SRAM Red with compact crank 11-26 cluster. I have a full size crank for the flats with an 11-25. I live up in the […]

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Featured User Review: Ritchey Break Away Cross Frame

Featured User Review: Ritchey Break Away Cross Frame by 55×11 Price: $1049.00 at BicycleDoctorUSA Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: Random city rides Bike Setup: Ritchey Breakaway Steel Cross (Cyclocross) 2011 model, with 105/Ultegra components. Tested with Mavic Aksium and Easton EA70 SLX wheels, as well as 700×23 road […]

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Featured User Review: Hammer Nutrition Gel

Featured User Review: Hammer Nutrition Gel by michaelscott23454 Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Favorite Ride: Random city rides Bike Setup: Ritchey Breakaway Steel Cross (Cyclocross) 2011 model, with 105/Ultegra components. Tested with Mavic Aksium and Easton EA70 SLX wheels, as well as 700×23 road racing and 700×35 cyclocross tires. Summary: […]

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Featured User Review: Seven Axiom SL Titanium Road Bike

Featured User Review: Seven Axiom SL Titanium Road Bike by Dajianshan Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Favorite Ride: rural mountain roads… Summary: After I cracked the HT on my former scandium alloyed bike, I felt I was at a point in my riding where I wanted to go custom. I […]

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Featured User Review: Litespeed M1 SRAM Road Bike

Featured User Review: Litespeed M1 SRAM Road Bike by jhusome Price: $1449 at Competitive Cyclist Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: rural mountain roads… Summary: I received my new M1 about two weeks ago. It came from CC for 1449 delivered. Can’t beat the price. CC had the item […]

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Featured User Review: Surly Travelers Check

Featured User Review: Surly Travelers Check by Little Bunny Foo Foo Price: $1050.00 at LBS Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Bike Setup: This always changes. Sometimes it’s a 48/36/26 for loaded touring, 3×7 gearing with 38mm tires. Sometimes it’s got aero bars, 2×9 with lightweight wheels. Depends on where I […]

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Featured User Review: Masi Speciale Commuter Bike

Featured User Review: Masi Speciale Commuter Bike by blakcloud Price: $600.00 at Bikes on Wheels Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Summary: For the money this is a great bike. It does exactly what it was designed to do and does it with aplomb. First you start out with a steel […]

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Featured User Review: Selle Italia SLR Saddle

Featured User Review: Selle Italia SLR Saddle by centurionomega Price: $179 MSRP Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Favorite Ride: my ride Bike Setup: Center of bottom bracket to top of saddle (following the seat tube): 61.2cm. Distance from tip of saddle to center of bars: 60.5 cm. Saddle drop to […]

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Featured User Review: Colnago CX-1 Road Bike

Featured User Review: Featured User Review: Colnago CX-1 Road Bike by zoikz Price: $3500 MSRP Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Summary: Bottom line with most CF bikes is that they are built in more or less te same factory in the far east. So the construction and quality is more […]

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Featured User Review: Rapha Classic Softshell Jacket

Featured User Review: Rapha Classic Softshell Jacket by George Hayduke Price: $300.00 at competitivecyclist.com Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Favorite Ride: uphill Summary: I’m going to try to make this review as comprehensive as possible because there’s a lack of good review over this jacket and it’s expensive as hell. […]

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Featured User Review: Specialized Romin SL Saddle Review

Featured User Review: Featured User Review: Specialized Romin SL Saddle Review by AllezExprt Price: $85.00 at eBay Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Summary: I’d heard rider after ride rave about the Romin. So, I had to try it. I was looking for a replacement for my San Marco SKN. At […]

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Featured User Review: Time RXR Ulteam

Featured User Review: Featured User Review: Time RXR Ulteam by harrydog Price: $9700.00 at Powerhouse, Hailey Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: 2011 RXRS Ulteam full module, full Super Record group, Fizik Allante saddle, Speedplay pedals, Garmin 500 computer Favorite Ride: Any Ride Summary: Let me preface this review […]

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Featured User Review: Continental Gator Hardshell Tires

Featured User Review: Continental Gator Hardshell Tires by sean_f Price: $40.00 at chainreactioncycles.com Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Bike Setup: Cheap-as frame, 105 group-o, Aksium wheels Favorite Ride: I Like em all Summary: In a word, FANTASTIC! Of course, there are caveats on that description – these tyres are heavy, […]

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Featured User Review: Hutchinson Intensive Tires

Featured User Review: Hutchinson Intensive Tires by zeno303 Price: $24.00 at Performance Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Lightspeed Ulimate all Ti frame with Easton carbon fork, Mavic Kysriums (sp?)& a mixture of Campy Chorus & Centaur components. Favorite Ride: Peak to Peak highway Summary: This review is for […]

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Featured User Review: Felt Z85 Road Bike

Featured User Review: Felt Z85 Road Bike by klmmicro Price: $1075.00 at Bicycle Warehouse Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Stock headset, bars and drive. 2010 Ultegra BR-6700 brakes. Forte Carbon/Titanium seat. Conti Ultra Race 700×23 tires and featherweight tubes. Favorite Ride: Cardiff to Oceanside Harbor Summary: Mine is […]

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Featured User Review: Ridley Damocles Road Bike

Featured User Review: Featured User Review: Ridley Damocles Road Bike by Corsaire Price: $1800.00 at Westwood Cycle Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Dura Ace 2011, 130mm stem, FSA K-Wing compact, DA carbon pedals, San Marco Arrowhead saddle, Ksyrium SLs and AM Sprint 350s. Favorite Ride: Any day Summary: […]

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Featured User Review: Specialized Allez Double Road Bike

Featured User Review: Featured User Review: Specialized Allez Double Road Bike by Budweiser Price: $829.00 at Gotham Bikes Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Stock w bottle cage and SPD pedals Favorite Ride: Most anything without cars. Summary: This actually for the 2011 Allez Double with A1 frame and […]

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Featured User Review: Ridley Excalibur Road Bike

Featured User Review: Ridley Excalibur by Vitix2 Price: $800.00 at eBay Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Bike Setup: Campy 11 Selle An Atomica saddle Thompson Elite seatpost FSA Stem Deda Newton Bar Fulcrum Racing 3s & Campy Protons Favorite Ride: I Like em all Summary: This review is for a […]

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Featured User Review: Sigma Sport ROX 9.0 Cyclo-Computer

Featured User Review: Sigma Sport ROX 9.0 by WRM Price: $160.00 at Tree Fort Bikes Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Giant Carbon TCR-1/Jamis Supernova CX. Ritchey cockpits. Dura Ace and Ultegra groups. Selle San Marco Regal and Regale saddles, Mavic wheels, Look Keo and Shimano SPD pedals. Favorite […]

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Featured User Review: Vuelta Corsa-Lite 700c Clincher

Featured User Review: Vuelta Corsa-Lite 700c Clincher by madurorr Price: $300.00 at vueltausa.com Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Look 555, Shimano 105. Summary: I had seen the ads, and heard the rumors for some time now… A reliable, stiff, and fairly light weight wheelset for just $300 that […]

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Featured User Review: Trek 1.2 Road Bike

Featured User Review: Trek 1.2 Road Bike by chip sherwood Price: $750 at Wheel and Heel Bicycle Shop Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: anywhere with some friends Bike Setup: completely stock except for Speedplay frog clipless pedals Summary: 2010 model year bike – I was pleasantly surprised how […]

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