Road Bike Reviews and News


Review: Sage Cycles Skyline – lightweight titanium road bike

The smooth ride of ti plus a custom parts spec create a super light road bike that will amaze you on the climbs.

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Specialized Allez Sprint X1 criterium racing bike debuts

It appears aluminum road bike frames are coming back in vogue. Specialized has launched a new version of its popular metal machine dubbed the Allez Sprint, and it’s one speedy looking race machine.

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Cannondale Slate road (off-road) bike officially unveiled

Built around the 650b wheel platform and equipped with a 30mm suspension fork dubbed the Lefty Oliver (as in ride “all over”), the new Slate (as in “clean slate”) blurs the lines between road and dirt trail riding.

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2016 Scott Foil first ride review

Lighter, stiffer, faster, more comfortable: Those are the claims made by the makers of the new Scott Foil aero road bike. See how it fared in our first ride review.

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Motobecane introduces new SuperRoad line-up

On-line bike seller Bikes Direct has unveiled its 2016 line-up of Motebecane road bikes. Dubbed SuperRoad, the emphasis is on go-anywhere performance thanks to clearance for up to 700x45c (or 29×1.75″) tires.

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Felt World Headquarters Tour and Road Bike lineup for 2016

R&D, testing and world HQ tour of Felt Bicycles and a look at the new Felt IA FRD, AR FRD, F1x, Z2, ZW4 and more.

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New Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD and CAAD12

SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD billed as the ultimate in pure road racing performance, while new CAAD12 is deemed Cannondale’s best performing alloy bike.

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Tour de France 2015: Mark Cavendish’s stage 7 winning Specialized S-Works Venge ViAS

Manx Missile rides new aero road bike to first Tour triumph since 2013.

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Tour de France 2015: Jakob Fuglsang’s Specialized S-Works Venge ViAS

Arguably the most talked about bike leading up to this year’s Tour de France is Specialized’s new S-Works Venge ViAS aero roadster. Here’s a look at Astana’s Jakob Fuglsang’s race rig.

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2016 Trek Madone aero road bike revealed

Another bike launch, another über integrated, wind cheating aero road machine hitting the market. This time it’s the gang from Trek who rolled out the latest iteration of its popular Madone.

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2016 Eddy Merckx Cycles bike line-up launched

Founded on history and legend, iconic Eddy Merckx Cycles looks to the future with a large expansion of bike offerings in 2016.

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2016 SCOTT Foil aero road bike debuts

New bike more aero, lighter, stiffer and comfortable than its successful predecessor.

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2016 Giant TCR road bike line-up launched

Not an aero bike, not a sprinter’s bike, it’s being billed as a GC bike that can climb, sprint, and descend.

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Domahidy Designs Carbon Road Bike hits market

Aggressive tube shaping designed to find balance between comfort and power.

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Specialized S-Works Venge ViAS launched

Specialized’s new “aerodynamic ecosystem” includes bike, wheels, tires, skinsuit, shoes and helmet. Claims to save rider more than 5 minutes over 40km time trial.

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Update: Cannondale Slate road bike with 30mm Lefty Oliver suspension fork

Cannondale bringing suspension to drop-bar bikes this fall — 650b wheels, 42mm tires, and disc brakes highlight new go-anywhere rig.

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Video: Pinarello’s new Dogma K8-S suspension road bike

New video shows inner workings of the Pinarello Dogma K8-S rear shock in detail.

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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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