Aero Reviews and News


Review: LEM MotivAir Helmet


The MotivAir is a well-ventilated cycling helmet that works well for road, gravel, and even cross-country mountain biking

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LEM Helmets Launches New MotivAir cycling helmet


LEM Helmets Launches New MotivAir cycling helmet LEM Helmets, the Morgan Hill CA manufacturer of performance-driven cycling helmets for road, mountain, commuter, and kids, introduced its new lightweight Motiv Air cycling helmet. Precision-built for road, cross-country, and gravel cycling, the 220 gram (size M) helmet features LEM’s proprietary Exo Carbon technology and low-density EPS foam […]

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First Ride: Specialized $14,000 S-Works Turbo Creo SL


The new Turbo Creo SL is a culmination of years work between the Swiss and California teams in efforts to create an e-bike that roadies and gravel lovers worldwide will appreciate.

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Cannondale’s new CAAD 13 is a reality-priced race machine


Anyone who owned a Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design (CAAD) model will attest to its versatility, and ability to go toe-to-toe with carbon-framed counterparts. The CAAD frames empower riders to build a lightweight race machine that won’t break the budget. I still remember the explosive feel when sprinting on my first CAAD 9 —stiff, responsive, and […]

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Treks new Madone Speed – ready for all the aero


Treks new Madone Speed – from road ride to time trial in a matter of seconds Trek recently unveiled the all-new Madone SLR 6 Disc Speed —the first Madone with integrated, removable aero bars. The new bike is the ideal aero setup for part-time triathletes and anyone who trains and races on the same rig, […]

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Review: Bontrager Aeolus Elite Aero-Bike Saddle


A short-nosed, gender neutral, aero-specific road saddle designed to give riders maximum power and comfort in the most aero of positions.

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LOOK 795 Light RS review


Absolute show stopper at first glance, the LOOK 795 Light RS has some impressive and unique features that set a high bar for both performance and aesthetics. But is it worth the trouble?

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Specialized S-Works Venge debuts


New aero road bike from the Big Red S is lighter and faster than its predecessor.

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Cannondale SystemSix aero road bike launched


Cannondale says new bike has least drag of any UCI-legal road bike on the market.

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How To: Make a DIY aero road bike


Can you get aero without an aero bike? The obvious answer is yes – just tuck your elbows in. But what ways can you actually make your bike even faster?

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Pearl Izumi expands Aero apparel collection


Pearl Izumi has expanded its Aero apparel collection, making its patented Speed Sleeve technology available to more riders in new Spring 2018 jerseys.

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Specialized S-Works Evade aero helmet first impressions


Evolutionary changes outside and wholesale changes inside claimed to make new Evade aero road helmet faster and cooler than previous wind cheater.

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Diamondback IO aero road bike launched


With its new IO, Diamondback aimed to create a bike that cuts through the wind, but still climbs, descends and handles like a performance road bike.

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Is the 1996 Lotus 110 still competitive?


The Lotus 110 is one of the most iconic bikes in two-wheeled history. But is it still fast two decades after it was first released?

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2018 Giant Propel Advanced Disc launched


Giant has revamped its Propel Advanced aero road bike, using AeroSystem Shaping technology, which means every tube shape and angle was optimized for minimal drag with a new “truncated ellipse” shape.

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Neil Pryde Nazare and Bura receive updates


Neil Pryde is a well known brand in the UK — and It will soon be making a big push stateside and has just revamped two of its premiere road models.

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3T Strada hints at future of aero road bikes


With aero design, a 1x specific drivetrain, disc stoppers, and massive tires, the 3T Strada is a bike ahead of its time. Will it find a market?

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Does riding in an aero position uphill make you faster?


Does being aerodynamic going uphill make you faster? Check out this video to find out.

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Study reveals most aero position on bike


Every cyclist knows an aerodynamic tuck reduces drag. But a new study coming out of the Netherlands suggests some tucks are better than others, while challenging assumptions about which position works best.

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Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix Scott Foil


Unique design is the result of a geometric interpretation of the cobblestone vibrations and goes through the whole bike to form a Kangaroo at the side of the top tube.

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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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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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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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Look limited edition 795 Aerolight road bike and pedals


It was 30 years ago this coming July that Greg LeMond took the first of his three career Tour de France victories. To celebrate the occasion, French bike maker Look has released a limited edition 30th anniversary 795 Aerolight road bike and KEO Blade 2 pedals.

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How much faster is an aerodynamic position?


The cycling industry is fond of telling us that aero is everything. But it’s not all marketing mumbo jumbo. It’s a proven fact that air resistance accounts for much of the drag you feel on a bike. Find out how much of a difference your body position makes. Watch this video.

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