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  1. Wheels and Tires
    After 400 miles, these tires had minimal surface cuts, a rare feat for race-oriented tires. Editor's Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art's Cyclery and was written by Kyle Engen. The original post can be found here. Lowdown: Michelin Power Competition Tire Offering great...
  2. Wheels and Tires
    Our group of 10 testers recorded an average gain of 14.3 seconds between the Power Competition and Pro4 Service Course. Photo courtesy Michelin/Brian Hodes Big bold claims are commonplace in the cycling industry. Rarely a day goes by when the RoadBikeReview inbox isn't populated with at least a...
  3. Wheels and Tires
    If claims are true, this new race-ready tire will save riders 10 watts at 35kph for 40km (click to enlarge). Photo courtesy Michelin/Brian Hodes Full disclosure: Two rides on a tire (here and here) does not a full test make. But being that RoadBikeReview was one of just three cycling media...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    According to Michelin the new Power Competition tires provides a 10-watt power gain compared with the Michelin Pro4 Service Course, which is equivalent to 85 seconds when traveling 35kph for 40km (click to enlarge). The world's largest tire maker is throwing renewed resources at the bicycle...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    A little extra protection makes it a lot easier to lean hard into wet corners (click to enlarge). Think Michelin and the first thing that comes to mind is either A) automobile tires or B) the company's famed puffy white mascot. But long before its primary business was keeping cars safely...
  6. Wheels and Tires
    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...
  7. 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...
  8. Components, Wrenching
    Three words sum up the current direction of road bike wheel technology: wide, tubeless, disc. Indeed, nearly every wheel maker showing off new wares during the recently wrapped up trade show season was ticking at least two of these boxes, aiming to capitalize on the growing trend toward...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    <a href="https://www.roadbikereview.com/reviews/?attachment_id=56442" rel="attachment wp-att-56442"> Add Michelin to the growing number of companies offering gravel road riding specific product. The giant tire maker has rolled out a beefier 28c version of its popular PRO4 Endurance tire to go...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    The definition of what road bikes are capable of is rapidly changing, and that means tire changes, too Panaracer Gravel King: $50 New from Panaracer, the Gravel King is a reasonably-priced all-around tire that's available in 23mm, 25mm and 28mm (270 grams). The tire utilizes a special cord...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Hello and welcome to Day 1 of RoadBikeReview's daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. During this four-day celebration of all things cycling at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, we'll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike...
  12. Cyclocross
    Michelin Hi-Lite Cross 700x28c cyclocross clincher. © Cyclocross Magazine Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on cxmagazine.com. Visit them for your daily cyclocross fix. This holiday season we've got a lot to be thankful...
  13. Components, Wrenching
    Lake Shows Off Cyclocross-Specific Shoe Following feedback and requests from some of its top sponsored cyclocross pros, Lake is breaking new ground with a cross-racing specific shoe. The barrier hopper, aka the MX331 Cross, is built around the company's previous MX mountain bike line, but has...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Michelin has long been known for quality tires and their new products continue that tradition. The Pro 4 Comp and Pro 4 Tubular tires are featured here. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-tPJdfENQQ&hd=1 Rudy from Michelin France shows us some of the highlights of the all new for 2013 Pro 4...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Michelin recently launched their new line of Pro 4 road clincher tires during the Tour de France. The Pro 4 line of tires includes the Pro 4, Pro 4 Comp, and the Pro 4 Endurance. The Pro 4 will use same casing as the outgoing Pro 3 tire, but for Pro 4 Michelin focused on improving the...
  16. Wheels and Tires
    need help deciding between michelin pro3 race lights and continental gp 4000. Only between these 2. want color. Currently ride open corsa evo and they feel rough to me. LOW rolling resistance Need good puncture resistance. I ride on shoulders that always seem to have glass and gravel on them...
  17. Wheels and Tires
    Michelin Pro3 Race™ Review Pro Review - by Steve Cooper High Density Puncture Protector (HDPP) nylon belt. New dual-compound tread. 20 percent more straight line grip than the Pro2 Race. New shoulder rubber offers a huge 40 percent improvement. Weight: 200g. MSRP: $59 Overview: Reports...
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