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  1. Components, Wrenching
    What is it? A short-nosed, gender neutral, aero-specific road saddle designed to give riders maximum power and comfort in the most aero of positions. Pros: The Scoop shape offers reliable support when the riders hips are forward. Gender neutral design that will fit many body types...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Specialized says the new Venge is the stiffest, most aerodynamic bike they have ever made. On the lead-up to the start of the Tour de France this weekend, Specialized has unveiled the new Specialized S-Works Venge. Top line highlights include a Rider-First Engineered FACT 11r frame design that...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    Is this the fastest road bike in the world? Cannondale says yes. Cannondale has announced the launch of its newest road bike, the SystemSix. Designed as a complete speed system, this race-bred machine is claimed to be the lowest-drag, most efficient, all-around fastest UCI-legal road bike on...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    Can you get aero without an aero bike? The obvious answer is yes - just get lower and tuck your elbows in. But what ways can you actually make your bike faster? That's what the crew from the Global Cycling Network wanted to find out in the wind tunnel - with the help of a cardboard box, tape and...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    The new S-Works 7 Shoe aimed to maintain the performance of its predecessor, but do so in a more comfortable package. With the professional road racing season ramping up for another year, Specialized has a pair of new weapons for its slew of sponsored riders - and you. Today, the...
  6. Components, Wrenching
    This was once one of (if not the) fastest bikes in the world. Editor's Note: Thanks to Matt Barkley of Red Lantern Cycles for allowing RoadBikeReview to test ride this 1996 Lotus 110 time trial bike. The Lotus 110 (and its predecessor, the Lotus 108) is one of the most iconic bikes in...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Each rider will try to maintain a set power output while climbing in two distinctly different positions. Does being aerodynamic going uphill make you faster? In this video from our friends at the Global Cycling Network ex-professional cyclists Simon Richardson and Dan Lloyd mash up the same...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    Chris Froome ended up winning last year's Tour de France, but it wasn't necessarily because if this position. Every cyclist knows an aerodynamic tuck reduces drag. But a new study coming out of Eindhoven University in the Netherlands (see part 1 and part 2) suggests some tucks are better than...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    Just as you'd expect, with the hammer down on the flats, an aero bike is faster. But when it comes time to buy a bike you'll need to factor in more than just raw speed. In a perfect world, we would all have a quiver of bikes hanging in the garage. Lightweight climber for when you're headed to...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Specialized went inside the wind tunnel to find out which downhill tuck position is the fastest. How do you gain speed when you're fully spun out going down hill? Most of us get into some sort of aerodynamic tuck. But which position is the fastest? Specialized went inside its in-house wind...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    RoadBikeReview was recently invited to the Felt Bicycles World Headquarters in Irvine, CA for the introduction of their 2015 bicycle line. With their roots in road racing and tri/tt bikes, it's no surprise that aerodynamics, stiffness and light weight all take top priority in the designs of...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    It's one of the most asked questions in cycling: Do shaved legs really help you go faster? The crew from Specialized broke out the razor and went into the wind tunnel to find out. Now that you've seen the results, here's how to get up to speed.
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    Want to know how to get faster on your bike? Or what the ideal rim depth is for time trials? Phil White, co-founder of Cervélo and aerodynamics specialist, has the answers. He also chimes in on aero road helmets and aero road skinsuits. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwm5LgUKlKE Video...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    These special colored versions of the new Evade were on hand at the Tour just in case. What It Is If you watched the flatter stages of this year's Tour de France, you likely saw a new aerodynamic helmet on the heads of riders from Saxo-Tinkoff, Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Astana. Indeed...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Meet the brand new Wilier Triestina Cento1 Air. Add Wilier Triestina to the long list of bike makers offering some variation of an aero road bike. The Italian bike maker revealed its new wind cheater - dubbed the Cento1 Air - at a small media gathering in Boulder, Colorado on Thursday. In the...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    Cervelo announced the new Aero S5 shortly before the start of the Tour de France this past July. It's a culmination of 10 years of design and testing of aero road bikes. Cervelo says it's a faster, stiffer, and lighter frame than the S3. When you're riding a bike the single biggest factor...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    C1R Boasts Lighter Weight and 12% increase in head tube stiffness Ooltewah, Tennessee - Performance bicycle manufacturer Litespeed today announced the release of the 2011 Archon C1R, the flagship frameset in their acclaimed line of aerodynamic carbon bikes. Material upgrades to the...
  18. TCR Aero 1

    TCR Aero 1

    TCR Aero 1 TT/Road Ultegra/105/FSA/Ksyrium Elite
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