Road Bike Reviews and News


Divo brings Italian style and craft to the US

The Divo ST is a handmade, Italian carbon road bike with custom options.

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First Look: 2016 Merida Scultura road bike

Low weight and enhanced aerodynamics are the marquee features of the brand new Merida Scultura.

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Trek launches Émonda ALR aluminum road bike

Trek is trickling down the same gram-cutting ethos of the original carbon fiber Émonda to the new alloy Émonda ALR.

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Diamondback unveils redesigned Podium series road bike

New aero design developed with Optum Pro Cycling Team claims to have shed 100 grams of frame weight and improved wind cheating efficiency.

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Sea Otter: Jamis goes all-in with Renegade adventure bikes

Whether commuting across town or bikepacking across the country, the Jamis Renegade bikes tick the right boxes.

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Sea Otter: Wilier Triestina revamps Cento 1 SR race bike

Gone is the integrated seatmast. But aero-enhancing kamm-tail shaping remains on this race ready bike.

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Sea Otter: Colnago C60 Anniversary Edition

There were a few new Colnago’s on display at the Sea Otter Classic but it was the C60 Anniversary Edition that caught our eye. This is a limited run of 60 and 3 are left for sale. How much? Read on to find out.

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Review: 2015 Fuji Transonic 2.1 aero road bike

Speedster from Fuji feels fast while sprinting or descending, has a wonderful ride quality, and is spec’d with an excellent component group.

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Team Sky to ride soft-tail Pinarello at spring classics

New Pinarello Dogma K8-S has elastomer shock with 10mm of rear travel designed to smooth out the cobblestones.

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Tour: The Vanilla Bicycles Workshop

Shop employs ‘A-list’ guest builders using a utilitarian approach to shorten lead time for delivery of custom bikes.

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NAHBS 2015: And the winners of this year’s show are…

Each year, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show brings together a unique and talented assortment of frame builders and bike enthusiasts. Some builders went above and beyond the rest and were recognized at the awards ceremony for their creativity, vision, and craftsmanship. Here is a run-down of some of this year’s winners.

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NAHBS 2015: Best in show road bikes

See the winning bikes from this year’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

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Interview: Specialized creative specialist Chris D’Aluisio

Meet the man who steers road bike innovation for the Big Red S, and find out what drives the company’s creative processes.

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Ritte launches Ace flagship road bike frameset

The Los Angeles-based bike maker has rolled out its latest road frame. Highlight features include monocoque construction and a molding process that uses a hard inner mold and bladder system.

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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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Video: Bikes of the 2015 WorldTour pro teams

With the 2015 WorldTour race season well underway, it’s time to take a look at the bikes and gear that will propel the fastest men on two wheels as they roar across the roads of Europe and beyond.

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First Look: Ridley Noah SL carbon race bike, X-Night SL cross bike and 4ZA carbon wheels

Some highlights from Belgian brand Ridley for 2015 and 2016 including the Ridley SL carbon race bike, the X-Night SL cross bike and carbon wheels from 4ZA.

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First Look: KHS Flite 900 and Flite 747

Two highlights from the KHS 2015 lineup including their race-ready, Ultegra kitted Flite 900 carbon and the unique Flite 747 road bike designed for big and tall riders.

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Review: Motobecane Le Champion Team Ti

It’s always a mystery how Motobecane is able to sell a bike with parts that cost twice the asking price. But does the frame on which all these parts hang pass muster? Read on and find out.

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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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Pro Bike: Peter Sagan’s Specialized S-Works Venge (Video)

See the bike that just might win a spring classic and the Tour de France green jersey.

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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: Mavic auctioning bike for Davis Phinney Foundation

Bid now on limited edition Seven Axiom SL with 125th Anniversary Mavic wheels and a Shimano Ultegra drivetrain.

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Spotted: $400,000 24K gold plated road bike

What do you get for the cyclist who has everything? (And we really mean everything.) How about a gold plated bike, MSRP £250,000 British pounds, or just shy of $400,000 at current exchange rates.

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First Look: Culprit Bicycles Junior One kid’s Di2 road bike

For the aspiring young racer in the family, Taiwan-based Culprit Bicycles has launched a kid’s sized road bike with electronic shifting.

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