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  1. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    Affordable kit that doesn't look cheap or perform poorly, what a concept (click to enlarge). Lowdown: Bontrager Circuit Jersey and Bibshorts First thing I look at when choosing road cycling kit? Price. I don't care how fancy, schmancy the stuff is, it should not cost as much as an Armani suit...
  2. Cyclocross
    Each week our editorial team does a lap of the proverbial test garage, making note of the best cycling gear and apparel we've been using lately. Some of it is brand new. Some of it is so old and beat up you can barley read the label. The common thread is that it's all earned a place in our...
  3. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    The new helmet was first spotted at the Tour Down Under (click to enlarge). Just a day after Trek unveiled a new, more aero version of its Madone road bike, its component subsidiary Bontrager has launched the perfect helmet to go along with the wind cheating machine. The Bontrager Ballista is...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    Bontrager's electronics development team studied flash patterns designed to catch the eye of drivers. In an effort to enhance rider safety, Bontrager has unveiled a new cycling taillight specifically designed to increase rider visibility during daylight hours. The Flare R utilizes a 65-lumen...
  5. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    What Bontrager doesn't make, Trek does - except for drivetrains. The Lowdown: Bontrager Cold Weather Apparel Save for bikes and drivetrains, Bontrager makes just about everything. That includes a vast line-up of clothing, everything from jackets and jerseys to socks and baselayers. Seven...
  6. Components, Wrenching
    No. 1 upgrade for just about any bike? A set of shiny new wheels. Lighter, faster and stronger are all potential gains when you swap out your old hoops. And what better time to do so than around the holidays. So whether you're buying for a significant other - or just sprucing up your own rig...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    We put together a staggering amount of information in our 2015 Bike Lights Shootout, but what if you want some quick hits of our best recommendations for lighting gifts for your friends or for yourself? Read on and find out. CatEye Volt 700 This CatEye Volt 700 is an incredible light. It...
  8. Components, Wrenching
    Winter time is a good time for the enthusiast road cyclist to upgrade or tune-up their favorite ride. Cold, rainy days offer the chance to stay inside, sip some warm cocoa and wrench. With that in mind, here are a few gift suggestions for the DIY cyclist and a few gift suggestions to help them...
  9. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    Have a cyclist on your holiday shopping list who's not afraid to ride alongside Old Man Winter? Sure you could buy them a pair of warm socks, beanie, or gloves. But why not go a step further and help them beat back the chills with one of these top-flight cool and cold weather cycling jackets...
  10. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    This week we pay homage to the coming winter months and focus primarily on gear designed to keep you pedaling even when it's snowy and cold out. Bell Star Pro Aero Helmet The Bell Star Pro is billed as an aero helmet with choice. It includes a magnetic shield if you prefer to ditch the...
  11. Components, Wrenching
    People always ask us what we're working on next. Now you know. Here are this week's selected items from RoadBikeReview's on-going test hopper. SRAM Force CX1 We've been racing and riding SRAM 's 'cross-specific 1x11 drivetrain this fall as part of our cyclocross race bike shootout. Soon...
  12. Components, Wrenching
    Off to the races. Full disclosure: In the cycling world schwag backpacks get handed out like Halloween candy. Go to a press launch for just about anything, and you're likely to walk away with a backpack. Most are of the carry-textbooks-to-middle-school variety and are quickly donated to the...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    "What's the coolest thing you saw?" We hear that question after every trade show. The following--in our humble collective opinion--represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our combined Mtbr and RoadBikeReview crew came across throughout the course of the 2014 Interbike and...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Some classics type weather greeted the arrival of the new Trek Domane Classics Edition road bike. Ride what the pros race. It's a common marketing refrain in the cycling world, and one that's being pushed hard by Trek via its recently released Domane Classics Edition road bike. Indeed, the...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Mtbr. At Eurobike this year, Michael Browne from Bontrager said "I have a cool light for you!" I said, "Send it over and we'll check it out," with polite skepticism. After all, Bontrager has never made a bike light before and this is a very...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    [youtube width="600" height="361"]httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-BUhYhUj7c Rider-generated website content will provide inside look into tomorrow's pro peloton (Austin, TX) - Fans of competitive cycling have a new and unrestricted way to get access to the team that has become a pro peloton...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    Fresh off their trip from Paris Roubaix, Tom and Chris from Bontrager were at the Bontrager booth today spreading the word about Bontrager's new top of the range RXXXL road shoes. Available in two different colorways, White with black and red accents, and a bold limited edition red version. The...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    Lighter, Faster, Stronger - Choose Two Three Waterloo, WI - Bontrager, the world leader in bicycle tire technology and innovation, unveiled their all-new R-Series road tire line-up today. Designed to improve the riding experience of any rider on any road surface, Bontrager's new R-Series tires...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    Reviews by community members are the foundation of RoadBikeReview.com. Share your experience with other cyclists by writing reviews for your bikes, gear, and other related accessories. You don't have to be an expert - everyone's opinion counts. Write A Review >> Featured Review: Bontrager...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Bontrager set out to create a tire that excelled in aerodynamics and rolling resistance. We put this tire up against the competition and it did not disappoint. In fact, once you hit 17 mph* you start to shave seconds off your ride compared to the next best-in-class tire. We're talking about an...
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