Cipollini NK1K Disc, MCM2 and NKTT


Cipollini has a new U.S. distributor based in Florida and they are bringing several new models stateside for 2017. Here’s the rundown.

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Roval CLX 50 carbon wheels first ride review


Blending the low weight of the CLX 32 with the aero advantage of the CLX 64, Roval’s new mid-depth CLX 50 might just be the best all-around wheelset we’ve ridden. Find out more in the RoadBikeReview First Ride Review.

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What the heck is SRAM WiFLi?


If you’ve done any drivetrain shopping lately, chances are you’ve come across the term WiFLi. Though it looks like either a “WiFi” typo, or a pretty bad name for a hip-hop dance squad, WiFLi is actually just what SRAM calls their wider range cassettes and derailleurs.

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ALLIED Cycle Works ALFA carbon road bike launched


ALLIED Cycle Works is a new bike maker based in Little Rock, Arkansas, producing handmade carbon frames sourced from U.S. materials at competitive prices.

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Pearl Izumi Elite Escape Thermal jersey review


Every cyclist needs a go-to jersey. A simple piece of clothing that never fails to make a ride just that much more enjoyable. A jersey that you instinctively reach for on the way out the door. The Pearl Izumi Elite Escape Thermal just might be that jersey.

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Canyon Ultimate CF EVO weighs less than 11 pounds


The ultra-light road bike realm has a new entrant. Meet the Canyon Ultimate CF EVO road racer, which has a claimed frame weight of 665g, a wispy 270g carbon fork, and two very high-end builds that can peg total bike weight under 11 pounds.

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4 Fitness Building Training Sessions For Cyclists


Looking to ramp up your training as the summer cycling season slowly approaches. Check out these four killer training sessions to get you fitter and stronger.

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It’s official: Canyon is coming to America in 2017


It’s never been a question of if. It was always just a matter of when German direct-to-consumer bike seller Canyon arrived on U.S. shores. That question has finally been answered, as this week the bike making giant with a vast product line announced it would be open for business on this side of the Atlantic in Q3 of 2017.

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Ridley Fenix SL Disc, Liz SL Disc, X-Ride, X-Trail and more


Belgian bike maker Ridley has expanded their offerings with a new line of women’s models, a new endurance bike, a new adventure bike, and a new program aimed at encouraging more women to ride.

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How To Stay Motivated to Ride Your Bike Through Winter


Mustering up the motivation to get outside for a ride in winter can be tough. Cold temps, rain, and even snow don’t exactly add up to ideal pedaling conditions. So what can you do to keep yourself motivated — and in decent shape? Check out this video for some tips and tricks.

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Kenda Valkyrie, Flintridge Pro, and Kwick Journey tires


The Valkyrie is billed as Kenda’s highest performance road tire to date. Find out why, plus RoadBikeReview takes a look at the new Kenda Flintridge Pro and Kwick Journey.

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60 Minutes investigates hidden motors and pro cycling


The sport of cycling is notorious for its culture of cheating — made most famous by the rise and fall of Lance Armstrong and his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Now there’s a surprising new twist — riders enhancing the bike’s performance. One man claims some professional racers are hiding motors in their bike frames.

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Trek CXC Cup gets cyclocross World Cup status for 2017


Trek will host a UCI World Cup cyclocross race on its home course in Waterloo, Wisconsin, September 24, 2017. The Trek CXC Cup, set to become the inaugural World Cup Waterloo, will feature a full weekend of events, including amateur and professional racing.

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7 Best Gravel Road Tires


Over the course of a year, RoadBikeReview tested 23 different tubeless gravel tire models. Here are our awards for the best tubeless gravel tires in a variety of categories.

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Have secret motors been used to cheat in pro cycling?


The Hungarian designer of a secret bike motor tells 60 Minutes he thinks the motors have been used to cheat in pro cycling as far back as 1998.

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Science in Sport Isotonic Energy Gel review


U.K.-made energy gels are billed as the world’s first isotonic energy gel, meaning you don’t need water to digest the gooey goodness.

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5 Great Road Cycling Helmets


Looking for a new road cycling helmet? These five 2017 models offer top-tier performance, features, and value.

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Velo Saddles Rooster saddle unveiled


One of the world’s largest manufacturer of saddles is celebrating its Taiwanese heritage by producing a limited edition model for the Chinese New Year.

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Harrowing crash into ravine caught on tape


You know what the difference is between cyclists and soccer players? Watch this video. After taking a massive tumble, Spanish superstar Joaquim Rodriguez just shrugged it off and got back in the saddle.

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How To: Recondition a worn out rear derailleur


Bike parts are expensive, especially new ones. So why not do all you can to keep your current components running smooth. That’s the gist of this video that details how to recondition a worn out rear derailleur.

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Shimano S-PHYRE cycling apparel launched


Shimano has expanded its S-PHYRE concept with the addition of performance road cycling apparel. First introducing the S-PHYRE concept with performance footwear in 2016, the new high-performance product line now also includes a racing skin suit, short sleeve jersey, bib shorts, gloves, and socks.

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Best gravel road tires tested – part 3


As with mountain bike tires, gravel road tires are made for different conditions, different surfaces, and for different preferences. Here is part 3 of our test of the best off-the-beaten-path tires on the market

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Best gravel road tires tested – part 2


As with mountain bike tires, gravel road tires are made for different conditions, different surfaces, and for different preferences. Here is part 2 of our test of the best off-the-beaten-path tires on the market.

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Best gravel road tires tested – part 1


As with mountain bike tires, gravel road tires are made for different conditions, different surfaces, and for different preferences. Here is part 1 of our test of the best off-the-beaten-path tires on the market.

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AbsoluteBLACK oval chainrings review


The PR claim is that by using oval shaped (rather than round) chainrings, pedaling smoothness and overall efficiency is improved because the impact of the dead spot on your pedal stroke is minimized. Find out how well these rings worked for us.

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Turner launches limited edition Cyclosys colorway


Want to stand out from the crowd? Then take a look at this gorgeous new limited edition CX rig from Turner Bikes.

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Bontrager Provence 32 roller suitcase review


This large multi-compartment roller suitcase is designed specifically for cyclists traveling on 5-7 day trips. Find out how well it fared flying the friendly skies.

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How to save money on your next bike purchase


If you haven’t noticed by now bikes are expensive. A full carbon roadster with a decent drivetrain and wheels can easily set you back $4000 or more. Here are seven tips that can help you save some cash on your next bike purchase.

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How To: Get Set Up For Spin Class


Motivation can be hard to come by during the cold and wet months of the year, but you don’t want to lose your hard-earned fitness. Riding an indoor trainer is a great way to keep up your training. But riding by yourself, with a video or an MP3 player as your only inspiration, can get old. Instead consider signing up for a spin class.

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Niner unveils carbon RLT 9 RDO gravel bike


After more than two years in development, Niner has created a carbon-framed performance bike for the quickly growing gravel grinding community.

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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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105-year-old cyclist breaks world hour record


At 105, Frenchman Robert Marchand is still riding bicycles and crushing records. Talk about inspiration. Chapeau!

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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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RoadBikeReview’s top 10 most viewed videos of 2016


RoadBikeReview’s top 10 most viewed videos of 2016 featured everything from shifting advice to training tips from Peter Sagan himself.

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Eight Things Cyclists Should Never Do


Whether you’re new to cycling or a seasoned vet, this video from the Global Cycling Network is a must watch. Don’t be that guy and don’t do these eight things. Press play to find out what they are.

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10 Things To Take On Every Bike Ride


Before you head out the door and jump on your bike, these are the 10 things you should make sure you have. They will help you avoid a mechanical disaster, keep you warm, and pay for coffee.

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How To Service Your Road Bike Freehub


Your road bike freehub can wear out or stop working. Here’s a step-by-step guide to fixing three common types and brands.

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What You Really Want To Buy Part III: Road Handlebars


Upgrade this key contact point to shave weight and increase comfort with one of these great bar options.

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RoadBikeReview Best of 2016 Awards: Rider of the Year


Even if Peter Sagan didn’t win a single race this year (or in any year), he would still be among the WorldTour’s most popular riders. But Sagan is more than a circus act. He’s the No. 1 bike racer in the world. Period.

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What You Really Want To Buy Part II: Power Meters


Power meters are the ultimate training tool, allowing the serious road cyclist to see exact power output either during or after the ride, which will tell you how your body is performing.

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Chain maintenance advice from the experts


The bicycle chain is a wonderfully effective means of transferring mechanical energy from one place to another. With good engineering, modern materials, and regular maintenance, it is extremely efficient. But with abuse or negligence, a drivetrain can quickly devolve into a quagmire of resistance. Find out how to best care for your chain.

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What You Really Want To Buy Part 1: Wheels


Why are wheels the single biggest and best upgrade? Here’s the short: A nicer wheelset usually offers weight savings, better aerodynamics, stiffness, and smoother spinning bearings. Time to upgrade?

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Get Fit Fast: 5 Quick Road Bike Workouts


If you intend to set some bike related New Year’s resolutions, then you’re going to need a plan. Check out this video for five tips on how to get fit fast on your road bike.

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Canyon adds road disc models, readies for U.S. launch


Canyon is taking the full plunge into road disc, announcing the expansion of the entire Canyon road range. That means new Aeroad CF SLX, Ultimate CF SLX, Ultimate CF SL, Endurace CF SLX, and Endurace CF SL Disc models.

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Knight Composites 35 and 65 carbon wheel review


Founded in 2013, Knight Composites is still a relative newcomer to the carbon wheels game. But they are already producing top-shelf product. Here is a review of two of their best clincher options.

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Katie Compton’s customised Trek Boone cyclocross bike


Take a look at the undeniable greatest U.S. female cyclocross racer’s bike, Katie Compton’s highly customized Trek Boone. Highlights include a Shimano Dura Ace Di2 drivetrain, full Bontrager carbon cockpit, WickWerks 34×44 chainrings, and Knight carbon wheels wrapped with 33mm Clement MXP tires.

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How To: Cut a road bike steerer tube


Tired of having that extra unwanted steerer protruding above your stem? Make your road bike look pro by cutting the steerer tube. This video has the advice you need whether you have a carbon or aluminum steerer.

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Living the (Jamis) Renegade life


Meet Thomas Turner, Jamis Factory Team racer and Renegade bike owner. But mostly Thomas is regular guy who loves riding — anywhere and everywhere. And as you’ll see in this video, he simply has a great outlook on life and how it should be lived.

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