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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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Review: Devinci Hatchet Carbon GRX LTD


Devinci debuted the original hatchet in the fall of 2016 at the second annual Grinduro in Quincy, California. The French-Canadian company chose to launch the second-generation of this gravel bike a bit closer to home at the inaugural Grinduro Canada. Roadbikereview was on hand to put this new gravel racer through its paces on a […]

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Devinci launches redesigned Hatchet


Devinci has launched a redesigned version of its gravel bike, the Hatchet. The latest iteration features increased tire clearance, a sleek new profile, and geometry that blurs the line between road and trail. Devinci Hatchet Highlights Clearance for 700x45mm or 27.5×2.1-inch tires Mountain bike-inspired geometry Claimed weight: 1,135g frame, 460g fork Lifetime warranty Offered in […]

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Review: Kenda Alluvium Pro 700×40 gravel tire


Gravel is big in the cycling world right now and tires are a huge part of a successful gravel ride or race. If you’re trying to find the perfect mix of volume, traction, low rolling resistance, and puncture protection, the Kenda Alluvium comes pretty darn close to a do-it-all gravel tire. The Alluvium is fast […]

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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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The new Specialized Turbo Creo SL is the lightest e-road bike on the market


Specialized Creo SL Highlights Lightest production e-road bike on the market Fits 700 x 42mm or 650 x 47mm tires  Full fender and gravel adventure-ready Available in four different configurations, including EVO Gravel    Optimized motor output rewards good pedaling practices Customizable motor settings via Turbo app  Price: $9,000-$14,000 Availability: late August 2019 Visit Specialized.com […]

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The Best Cycling Roads in Canada


Canada is known for its beautiful scenery and lush untrodden forests filled with a picturesque landscape. There is genuinely no better way to appreciate this domain than on a bicycle.

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Review: Bontrager GR1 – Team Issue Gravel Tire


A fast rolling gravel tire that leans toward the dry, sandy conditions – puncture protected, available in two sizes, and Sven Nys approved.

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Review: SKS SpeedRocker All-Road/Gravel fender set


full coverage fender system that fits tires up to 38mm, fully removable, and no hardware needed — explicitly designed for the off pavement rider and all-weather gravel travelers.

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Review: Bontrager Paradigm Elite 25 TLR Gravel Wheelset


A lightweight, trustworthy alloy wheelset that excels on the road and in the gravel, the Bontrager Paradigm Elite boasts a 25mm width and a rapid drive 108 hubs that offer quick engagement.

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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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Hot new 2019 gravel tires – Interbike 2018


We made the rounds at Interbike 2018, and as expected there are new gravel-friendly treads, sizes, casings and colors ready for your drop bar adventures.

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SRAM Red eTap review


Someday we’ll all look back on the notion of cable and wire-actuated bicycle shifting as a cute relic of the past — and we’ll have SRAM’s Red eTap wireless electronic group to thank for it.

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American Classic Carbon 85 Tubular Wheels


Ellen Kast of American Classic invited us to try their carbon wheels and we immediately went for the big boys – 85 mm Tubular Carbon Wheels. 85 mm is deep and is ideal for triathlon use or road use by big, powerful riders that can fight off the influence of crosswinds.  The theory with aero […]

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1upUSA CPR-A2000 Indoor Bicycle Trainer Pro Review


By: Gary Lee Product Description: Weight: 7.5 kgs (~16lbs) Wheel size: 16″-29″ Type of Resistance: Centrifugal Pressure Resistance system technology MSRP: $319 The 1up CPR-A2000 comes into our test lab this week with high expectations. The near perfect user reviews on our site set us up to expect more out of this trainer than others […]

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Fizik Antares Versus Saddle Pro Review


Fizik Antares Versus Saddle Pro Review – Twain Mein 2 CM deep groove to provide relief for the “sensitive” areas Cost: $179 MSRP Natural Leather Seat Cover Made in Italy ICS bag compatible Weight: 212 grams (215 with ICS clip installed) This is a review of the Fizik Antares Versus saddle. The Versus is a […]

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Flash-Point FP60 Wheelset Pro Review


Flash-Point FP60 Wheelset Pro Review – by Steve Cooper Hand-built in Speedway Indinana, by Zipp Speed Weaponry 58mm deep carbon clinchers with aluminum brake track and bead Hybrid-Toroidal shape for aerodynamics and strength Available in Campy or Shimano/SRAM Sapim bladed spokes Front 854g / Rear 1030g MSRP $1400.00 In late 2008, we published a first […]

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Indoor Trainer Round up of Reviews!


The weather outside may not be optimal, but you don’t have to hang up the bike all winter long. Keep on pedaling no matter what the weather is like outside with an indoor trainer. Keep those pedals turning and enter this season better, faster, and stronger than last! Here are some of our most recent […]

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Ritchey SuperLogic Carbon 46 Clinchers Pro Review


Ritchey SuperLogic Carbon 46 Clinchers Pro Review – by Twain Mein Same as the tubulars above but in a clincher-style rim 46mm tall for aerodynamics Ritchey hubs with premium bearings Cool quick releases-extremely light Front: 20 hole, 610 grams claimed. $1460.00 msrp Rear: 24 hole, 800 grams claimed. $1540.00 msrp Actual combined weight of 1430 […]

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Easton EA90 SLX Clincher Wheelset Pro Review


Easton EC90 SLX Clincher Wheelset Pro Review – By Twain Mein Hand built, fully aluminum rim Sapim double butted and stainless steel spokes, 18 front radial, 24 rear radial/2-cross on drive side 20mm deep front, 24mm deep rear Weight: Front: 600 grams, Rear: 820 grams, total 1420 with rim strips. Estimated 1390 actual versus claimed […]

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Fizik Ares Time Trial Saddle Pro Review


Fizik Ares Saddle Pro Review – By Twain Mein Specifically designed for to meet UCI regulations for time trials Cost: $199 MSRP Natural Leather Seat Cover Made in Italy ICS bag compatible Cool black and white color scheme. However, the white is subject to grease and fingerprints. Weight: Claimed 155 grams. Actual: 159. This is […]

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Vuelta Corsa Super-Light Clincher Wheelset Pro Review


Vuelta Corsa Super-Light Wheelset Pro Review by Twain Mein Light alloy rims at a competitive price point 20 spoke front, 24 spoke rear with triple-butted aero and stainless steel spokes, sealed cartridge bearings and “lubeable” cassette body. 27mm rim Claimed: weight — Front: 607 grams, Rear: 835 grams, 1442 total. Actual — Front: 650 grams, […]

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Fizik Antares Saddle Pro Review


Fizik Antares Saddle Pro Review – By Twain Mein Cost: $199 MSRP Comfortable yet very light weight Natural Leather Seat Cover Made in Italy ICS bag compatible Weight: Claimed 175 grams. Actual: 177. This is a review of the Fizik’s latest saddle, the Antares. It’s supposed to be the “third dimension” between Fizik’s excellent Arione […]

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Trek 2.3 WSD Pro Review


Trek 2.3 WSD Pro Review – By Karen Cooper Frame – Trek Alpha Black aluminum w/TCT carbon stays Fork – Bontrager Race, carbon Wheels – Bontrager Race Tires – Bontrager Race Lite, 700 x 23c Groupset – Shimano 105 (w/an Ultegra Rear Derailleur) Brakes – Aluminum dual-pivot MSRP – $1809 Meet the Trek 2.3 WSD […]

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Storck 69er Carbon Tubular Wheelset Pro Review


Storck 69er Wheelset Pro Review – by Steve Cooper The Marcus Storck designed wheelset made by Zipp A perfect 69mm deep dish, dimpled, carbon rim, front and rear Designed and engineered to be faster than 404s and better in the wind than 808s Speed-Blue anodized Zipp hubs Available in 700c, tubular & clincher models Campy […]

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