Road Bike Reviews and News


SCOTT takes on larger role with ORICA WorldTour team

Swiss bike maker SCOTT has stepped in as co-title sponsor of the ORICA WorldTour team that’s now known as ORICA-SCOTT. With Australia’s Tour Down Under starting January 14, ORICA-SCOTT racers will ride with the new RC team bike designs the very first time, the SCOTT Foil RC and Addict RC.

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SpeedX launches the new Unicorn of road bikes

They may not exist in the wild, but now there is a unicorn coming to a bike shop near you. Start-up bike maker SpeedX this week unveiled the Unicorn bike, which brings the performance and training benefits of its SpeedX power meter to the bike via a slick piece of integration. Click through to find out more.

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Peter Sagan’s custom Specialized S-Works Venge ViAS

When you’re the two-time defending World Champion, people make special things for you. In the case of Peter Sagan, the latest gift is this custom Specialized S-Works Venge ViAS. This bike looks fast even standing still.

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RoadBikeReview’s top 10 most viewed articles of 2016

The last 12 months have been tough for celebrities, musicians, and democrats, but it’s been an awesome year for bike geeks.

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New True Temper Slim Chance from Fat Chance

Always dreamed of owning a Slim Chance road bike? Don’t miss out on your last chance. To celebrate that bike’s 25th anniversary, Chris Chance is releasing a special limited edition batch. These new frames will share the same geometry as the original models and are built using True Temper OX platinum tubing.

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Framed Rodez road bike review

A good option for the value focused rider, the Framed Rodez brings some high end features to the entry level price point.

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Best bikes from Interbike 2016

There are literally thousands of bikes on display each year at Interbike. But that doesn’t mean you can’t play favorites. Watch this video to see the top choices from the crew at the Global Cycling Network.

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Cervélo set to launch S3 Disc road bike

Free from the constraints of rim brakes, Cervélo’s new S3 Disc has been engineered to be stiffer and more aerodynamic than its rim-brake counterpart.

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2017 Specialized Roubaix first ride review

The newest iteration of the Specialized Roubaix is the lightest frame the California company has ever built, and it features a groundbreaking vibration damping system with 20mm of bump absorbing travel.

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Garneau DreamFactory delivers trifecta of customization

Canadian company earns recognition for its DreamFactory Trilogy Concept, which allows consumers to customize bikes, apparel, and helmet.

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BH Ultralight EVO road bike review

Gone are the days when road bike makers could simply roll out an ultra light claimed frame weight number and expect sales to roll in. So while the BH Ultralight EVO is one very wispy bike (claimed frame weight of under 700 grams) the real question is how does it handle in the real world?

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Highlights from Kona’s 2017 Road Lineup

Kona is best known for its range of mountain bikes, but they also produce a full range of models that include everything from performance road bikes to commuters. Click through for an overview of our favorites.

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Ridley’s new 2017 Helium SLA

Ridley’s new Helium goes aluminum to offer a quality ride at an affordable price. Smooth welds and internal cable routing keep the lines of the Helium SLA clean and sharp.

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New Orbea Orca: full-blooded elite level racer in two flavors

Orbea’s pure race bike comes in disc or non-disc version with a whopping 22 models to suit racer’s needs.

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3T Exploro LTD – aero gravel bike that can run mountain bike tires

New carbon gravel bike from Italian brand 3T can fit both road and mountain bike tires and features aerodynamic tube shapes.

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Ridley’s new 2017 Noah SL Disc first ride review

One of the first aero road bikes to come with disc brakes, the Noah SL Disc provides a solid ride.

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Blue Bicycles model highlights for 2017 – aero road, cross, gravel, tri and more

Blue Competition Bicycles is now simply Blue Bicycles and they are under new ownership. They are heavily committed for 2017 with several new models including a full carbon gravel bike with Shimano Ultegra Di2 for just $2,699.

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Cannondale’s new CAAD Optimo and Women’s Slate Apex

Brand new models for 2017 include the CAAD Optimo (alloy race bike for rider’s on a budget) and the Slate adventure bike, now available in a women’s specific model.

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Wilier’s new Cento10AIR cheats the wind

Aerodynamics, low weight, and ride quality were the primary design drivers for the new Wilier Cento10AIR aero road bike.

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Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod Disc – disc brake road bikes are here

Whether you’re ready to throw down your hard earned cash for a disc brake equipped road bike or not, they are here big time for 2017. The new SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod Disc from Cannondale joins the party.

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Scott adds disc brakes to Addict race bike

Its pair of WorldTour pro teams may not be able to use them, but Scott has added disc brake options to its popular Addict race bike. For model year 2017, the Swiss bike maker will offer three disc brake-equipped options.

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Giant adds disc brakes to TCR road bike lineup

The pro peloton may not be ready for disc brakes, but that’s not stopping the world’s largest bike maker from pushing on with the technology. Giant has rolled out a disc brake version of its popular TCR race bike, along with a new budget priced alloy every-rider bike.

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Trek expands Domane line, adds Women’s Silque

Following the launch of the Domane SLR earlier this year, Trek’s expanding the bump-absorbing bike to more platforms.

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BMC launches Roadmachine endurance bike line

Composites advances in BMC’s Tuned Compliance Concept and Angle Compliance technologies are claimed to make the disc brake-equipped Roadmachine a new take on the endurance category.

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Gallery: Vincenzo Nibali’s pink Specialized Tarmac

Italian Vincenzo Nibali executed a stunning comeback that saw him go from a distant fourth place to the top of the general classification standings. On Sunday, the home country hero rolled triumphantly into Torino as winner of the 99th Giro d’Italia. Underneath the Astana team captain was this stunning pink hued Specialized Tarmac.

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