Orbea Reviews and News


Orbea launches Gain road and gravel e-bikes


Add Orbea to the list of bike manufacturers making the push into the electric-assist market. But unlike most of the e-bike marketing efforts we’ve seen thus far, the pitch is to road riders, gravel grinders, and commuters.

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2017 Orbea Terra billed as do-it-all adventure bike


Can’t decide how to solve your N+1 dilemma? The new Orbea Terra adventure bike might just be the answer.

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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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How much faster are modern bikes?


No doubt the humble bicycle has undergone massive technological change in the last couple decades. But has all that carbon fiber and electronic componentry actually made bikes faster?

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Orbea revamps Orca road bike


What makes the new Orbea Orca road bike unique? It starts with shaving weight while maintaining stiffness and ride quality.

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Round up: 10 of next year’s most intriguing road bikes


The prevailing trend in road bikes? Choice. There is literally something for everyone in the latest crop of new roadsters hitting bike shop floors (and internet showrooms) right now.

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Orbea Ordu time trial bike debuts at Tour de France


With a host of new features such as seat tube storage, a BB386 bottom bracket, and an aero-enhancing oval seat post that includes two clamps that vary setback by 23mm and 49mm, the new Orbea Ordu time trial bike looks to compete with the fastest wind cheating machines being ridden at the Tour de France.

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Spotted: Orbea Race Bikes Get Black Friday Color Treatment


In the spirit of Black Friday, Orbea is rolling out a new stealthy black color option for its top-flight line of Orca Race bikes. The new color is available as a frameset or with a variety of complete bike builds. See full spec, pictures and pricing.

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Orbea Launches Avant Endurance Road Bike


Billed as a bike that will, “Take you from here to there on any road anywhere,” the Avant boasts a host of highlights that start with a fit first concept, including two fork rake options, a taller head tube, and shorter reach.

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Orbea Onix Returns to Road Lineup in 2013


The Onix returns to Orbea’s road lineup in 2013 after a two year absence, with the Onix TPX. Designed as an endurance road bike, the Onix utilizes much of the same technology found on Orbea’s Orca race bikes. The engineers at Orbea started with an Orca and tweaked the geometry, making a slight half degree […]

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Andrew Starykowicz Sets New World Record on Orbea Ordu


Orbea’s Ordu was riden by Andrew Starykowicz earlier this month to victory at Ironman Florida, where he not only won the race but set a world record for an Ironman bike split at 4:04:39.

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Orbea Announces New Ordu TT/Tri Bike


Developed slowly, to go fast is the moniker of Orbea’s new flagship time trial bike, the Ordu. How slowly you ask? Almost 4 years! According to Orbea, “The Ordu has been the most dominant bicycle in professional triathlon. It has been on the top step of the podium at nearly every major every worldwide, winning […]

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Test Riding the 2013 Orbea Orca Road Bike Through the Pyrenees


Recently we got to test ride the Orbea Orca in San Sebastain Spain, headquarters to the Orbea factory. Why not test ride a bike that was designed for the Euskaltel-Euskadi road team and the infamous Pyrenees. Sami Sanchez won the Olympic road race on it. We connected with Borja a local tour operator with www.travelbike.es. […]

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First Look – 2011 Orbea Orca Gold


Orbea recently launched their new 2011 Orbea Orca Gold to a huge audience at one of the biggest gran fondo events in Spain. We finally got to see it in person today in Park City, Utah, and it looks impressive. They’ve taken all their knowledge and technology from carbon fiber manufacturing and combined the best […]

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