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Essential commuting clothes for cycling to work

Why should you commute by bike? Well, firstly, exercise is a great way to banish those post-Christmas blues. Even modest cycling releases endorphins …

Garmin Edge 520 vs Polar M450

Side by side, Garmin's new Edge 520 and Polar's new M450 GPS computers are similar in size and shape, but quite different in price and feature sets. …

Garmin’s new Vivoactive HR & Vivofit 3: Hands-on & First Run

On Friday Garmin announced their new Vivoactive HR & Vivofit 3. As you’ll remember, my post was rather short and pretty limited in terms of content …

Fitness Technology

The Apple Watch: Sport and Fitness In-Depth Review

Ahh yes, the long awaited Apple Watch for Fitness In-Depth Review. I’ve now spent almost 10 months with the Apple Watch. Or rather, three different …

Smartwatches

Wilier celebrates 110th birthday with lightest-ever bike - and free pen

To celebrate its 110th anniversary, Italian brand Wilier has released a new and very limited edition bike: the Zero.6. Only 200 bikes are available, …

ENVE 7.8 aero clinchers the ‘fastest SES wheels yet’

Think you know fast? You don’t know fast, not until you’ve tried these new SES 7.8 aero wheels. That’s what ENVE says anyway, and while we haven’t …

Polar M450 GPS cycling computer review

If you’re new to heart-rate training, the Polar M450 and its free accompanying Flow software can be a helpful companion in tracking your workouts and …

Wearable Tech

Garmin's new Vivoactive HR could be its best watch yet for cyclists

Garmin has already carved itself a strong niche in the cycling world, but this new Vivoactive HR smart watch could take that to the next level. …

BikeRadar Bargains: Sale saddles and seatposts

A new saddle or seat post can make a surprisingly big difference to a ride. Whether its shaving off some weight by switching to a carbon version, or …

Bicycles

Cannondale SuperSix EVO Women's Ultegra 3 review

Cannondale’s SuperSix has now been around for a long time, but both its flagship Hi-Mod (abbreviated from High Modulus, effectively top-grade carbon) …

Five of the fastest pro aero road bikes

Arguably one of the biggest buzzwords in cycling, aero road bikes can make all the difference when going for glory in competition. For 2016, we've …

Cycling

Tested: Niner RLT 9 Steel

This sturdy steel, disc brake- and rack mount-equipped Niner is so much more than an adventure bike<p>Warning: Getting an “adventure bike” might make you do stupid things. When I first got the Niner RLT 9 Steel, I envisioned myself breaking free of my 9-to-5 shackles to ride off on the types of epic, …

Specialized, SRAM to Auction Off 5 Limited-Edition Bikes for Charity

The S-Works Tarmacs are the first built with SRAM's wireless Red eTap group<p>Specialized is celebrating the arrival of SRAM’s Red eTap group by auctioning off five limited-edition S-Works Tarmac frames equipped with the wireless group. All proceeds go to World Bicycle Relief.<p>“We’ve had a good …

First Look: Specialized Allez Sprint DSW 2x

You don't have to take out a loan to buy a high-performance bike. The aluminum-framed Specialized Allez offers a premium ride experience for less.<p>This summer, I fulfilled a fantasy and bought myself a motorcycle: a Ducati, brand new. My dream motorcycle was the company’s Monster 1200 S, but it cost …

Reviewed: Velocio’s Origami Cycling Kit

This paper crane-inspired kit will make you wish all cycling clothing fit this well<p>If looking good is half the battle, the other half is probably supposed to be something inspiring like “effort”—but I’m going to go ahead and say it <i>should</i> be comfort. As the most flattering and lightweight kit I’ve …

7 Best Winter Cycling Socks

Tired of your feet going numb on a brisk ride? These socks will keep your toes cozy all day.

Garmin Edge 520 review

If you're a performance-oriented rider who prefers button operation to a touchscreen, you'll like the Garmin Edge 520 GPS computer.<p>Having established …

Specialized, SRAM auctioning five Tarmacs w/ Red eTAP to benefit World Bicycle Relief

Want to get your hands on the very first bicycles to be sold with SRAM Red eTap? Get ready to put a bid on one of five 2016 Specialized Tarmacs on …

Cycling

Tested: Specialized's Crux Expert X1 Has No Limits

A cyclocross racing bike that can handle everything<p>Throughout the fall, the Specialized Crux Expert has been my go-to bike for, well, just about everything: Fast and furious ‘cross races, nighttime singletrack expeditions, rainy road rides, and even a mixed-terrain century were all fair game on …

Review: Garmin gets safer – Edge Explore 1000 w/ incident detection and Varia radar integration

Testing Garmin’s first unit with “Incident Detection” sounded like a fun experiment, and I even considered taking and ghost riding one of the lesser …

Apps

Review: Casco SpeedAiro-TC Plus aero road helmet

This past year at Eurobike we got a closer look at the new special TC Plus edition of Casco’s SPEEDairo road helmet, and wanted to try it out. That …

PCW16: Ridley Breaks into more affordable Aero with new Noah road bike and Dean Tri/TT bike

As we walked into the Ridley presentation, we were immediately handed a Belgian beer and offered a seat. Things were off to a good start. Ridley is …

Bicycle Racing

Road to NAHBS 2016: Steve Bilenky of Bilenky Cycle Works

The story of how internationally renown, well-oiled jam band, Bilenky Cycle Works, came to be is labyrinthine. Steve Bilenky, who wants it emphasized …

Mekk Primo 8.0 review

Mekk says its 2016 Primo race bike has a newly engineered frameset that sheds grams while gaining bottom bracket shell and chainstay stiffness, but …

Cycling

Scott Foil Team Issue review

If you jumped on the new Foil without looking at it, you’d assume you were riding a high-class road bike, and the only sensory clues to its aero …

Cycling

Power vs heart rate

<b>Power meters are ubiquitous now at the pro level. By measuring wattage, riders and coaches can quantify not only their real-time output, but the</b> …

cheating bikes with an extra turn of speed

<i>[This article was last updated on December 19, 2017]</i><p>With elongated tube shapes and other wind-cheating features, aero road bikes provide a small but …

a buyer’s guide

<b>Vitus Bikes first emerged as a frame builder in 1970s France. They now describe themselves as part of ‘the Chainreactioncycles.com family’ which</b> …

Hydraulic

Bottecchia Reparto Corse Duello

road.cc test report<p><b>Make and model:</b> Bottecchia Reparto Corse Duello<p><b>Size tested:</b> 54cm<p>About the bike<p><b>State the frame and fork material and method of</b> …