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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Editor's Note: This is one of the most engaging articles we've ever published and it's as relevant today as it was when first published in 2012.   So you're about to mosey on over to your local bike shop and drop more coin for your first genuine racing bike than most people pay for an entire...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Allied takes pride in its made in the USA mantra. So exactly how is a carbon bike frame made? The stock answer is something along the lines of, it comes out of a massive factory in Asia and is then shipped to the U.S. on a container ship. And for the most part that's true. But not everyone has...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    The Thumbie has a 22.2mm diameter, so it will work with virtually all handlebars. Remember bar end shifters? They were a huge upgrade over downtube shifters, but not as efficient as the modern integrated shifter. The one exception is for touring or commuter bikes, where the simple actuation is...
  4. Components, Wrenching
    New carbon components can transform your old road bike into a faster and more comfortable companion. Editor's Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art's Cyclery. The original post can be found here. So you are wondering what are the best - and most noticeable - carbon upgrades for...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Yep, that frame is done (click to enlarge). What happens to a bike frame when it's damaged and the customer opts for a new replacement frame? Check out this video from Art's Cyclery, where in order to get credit for the old frame, the damaged one must be destroyed. Evidence of this destruction...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    A complete Atlas with Shimano Ultegra retails for $6,699. Denver-based Alchemy Bicycles is lifting the curtain on its latest carbon creation, the Atlas carbon road bike. Engineered for the diverse riding demands of Colorado's Front Range, the Atlas is an all-rounder designed to attack long...
  7. Gravel Bikes
    The frame is full carbon frame with a vibration reduction system and Firestarter Carbon fork (click to enlarge). Part road bike, part mountain bike, all adventure. That's the initial impression of the new carbon fiber Salsa Cutthroat, a rig billed as the ultimate Tour Divide race machine. This...
  8. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    Mavic is trying to change the perception that all they make are skinny road racing wheels and tires (click to enlarge). Let's be frank. In the U.S. at least, Mavic is battling a perception problem. The longtime wheel and apparel maker (125 years and counting) has lately been seen as tardy to...
  9. Components, Wrenching
    <a href="https://www.roadbikereview.com/reviews/interbike-bp4-carbon-handlebar-resigns-the-classic-shape/bp4-carbon-close-up" rel="attachment wp-att-56386"> At the Interbike Preview show, we spotted an interesting new take on the century old road handlebar shape. The BP4 carbon has a new shape...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Marin Bikes has been around since 1986 building many great bikes. Based in the birthplace of mountain biking, Marin's road and cross bikes should not be over looked. They are using a tube-to-tube construction on their high end road line that includes the cyclocross Cortina line and their long...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    We know it's not just about the weight but what you do with it, too. BURAsl was purely performance engineered for the highest stiffness to weight ratios and most efficient and direct power transfer. And this happened to result in 710 grams of raw desire. That is it: bare minimum paint - maximum...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    Fast Forward Wheels, FFWD, displayed their new Ghost wheelset recently at Bike DealerCamp in Deer Valley Utah this past July. Hand built in Holland, the new Ghost wheelset is a full carbon tubular wheelset, weighing in at just 1098 grams for the set. Light as they may be, they do have a rider...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    Ben from Whisky Parts Co shows us some new 2013 carbon forks and carbon wheels. The forks use a brand new QR15 axle (taken from mountain bike technology) designed and produced in a partnership with SRAM for increased stiffness to run road disc brakes...
  14. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    Fuji D-6 Special Edition Triathlon Frame Review - By Twain Mein MSRP: $2499 for this Special Edition C-10 high modulus frame in matte-black Also available fully built, the Fuji D-6 1.0 and 2.0 range from $5619 to $8119. The Fuji D-6 3.0 and 4.0 have a slightly heavier frame and retail from...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Giant Defy Advanced 2 Road Bike by darwinosx Price Paid: $2595.00 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Summary: This is a review of the 2012 Giant Defy Advanced 2. I'm 52 and have been riding high end road bikes for 35+ years. Most recently titanium in the form of...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    To celebrate their long-standing relationship with the Italian based Liquigas-Cannondale team, Sidi is offering a special limited edition run of Ergo 3 shoes in the team's livery. If you watched Peter Sagan dominate the 2012 Tour of California earlier this month, or have been watching the Giro...
  17. Components, Wrenching
    Selle SMP is an Italian company that was founded in 1947 by Martino Schiavon, a young craftsman who started creating bicycle seats by hand in his attic. Martino was inspired by the racing efforts of fellow countrymen Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali in such races as the Giro d' Italia and the Tour...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Cervelo Soloist Carbon Road Bike by Jay Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup Cervelo Soloist Carbon/S2 Frame Full DA7800 Cosmic Carbone SL (2007) FSA cockpit Favorite Ride: Federal Highway ACT/NSW Summary: Ive ridden and raced this bike for almost...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Giro Prolight SLX Road Shoe Review by jeff Price: $360 MSRP Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup Della Santa, Campy Record, baby! Favorite Ride: Any Summary: I've ridden 25+ years. Had a lot of different shoes. My feet are narrow, so much so, I slide...
  20. 2005 Bianchi 928 mediumsize

    2005 Bianchi 928 mediumsize

    A slightly larger photo of the stock 2005 Bianchi 928 road bike.
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