Photo gallery: Tech highlights from the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is the premier road racing event in the United States. and many teams pull out all the stops in terms of equipment. CyclingTips U.S. tech editor James Huang scoured the pits at the start in San Diego and came away with a few gems, including gold-plated Speedplay pedals, new tools from Feedback […]


Specialized, Giant, Cannondale and Merida to release pro-level disc bikes

Given how quickly the UCI decided to suspend the use of disc brakes in road races, it’s little surprise many brands already had the ball rolling on 2017 disc-equipped race bikes. Providing a clue of what’s to come, the UCI’s approved list of frames and forks was recently updated to include new disc-equipped race bikes from Giant, […]


What does Drapac’s partnership with Cannondale mean for its existing team?

Last week, American WorldTour squad Cannondale Pro Cycling and Drapac Capital Partners announced a rider development partnership that would begin in 2017. The venture will see the two organisations join forces to create a new Australian-based Continental team that will spend part of its year racing in Europe. Far from being a traditional development setup, […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Wout Poels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Niemiec solos to stage 1 win at the Tour of Turkey; Matija Kvasina wins the Tour of Croatia; Barbara Guarischi wins the Omloop van Borsele; Christine Majerus wins the Dwars door de Westhoek; Slipstream Sports and Drapac to partner on development team in 2017; Vincenzo Nibali to join start-up […]


Daily News Digest

Landa wins Trentino overall, Kangert doubles stage wins Zoidl takes stage and overall lead on queen stage in Croatia; Joe Martin Stage Race kicks off with uphill TT; Meet Logan Owen, U23 Liège-Bastogne-Liège winner; Preview: What you should know before watching the 2016 Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Tensions with Sanquer at Cofidis; Velon team up with FACE Partnership; Braf […]

Cannondale Slate Force CX1 review

The last few years have seen the rise of a new sub-category of road bikes — so-called “gravel grinders” — that have been designed to better handle unpaved terrain. Cannondale’s latest entry into this market is called the Slate and it borrows heavily from MTB. Australian tech editor Matt Wikstrom spent a few weeks riding […]


Rising US cyclocross star Stephen Hyde to race on the road with Cylance-InCycle

American cyclocross racer Stephen Hyde will spend his spring and summer racing with Cylance-InCycle, the UCI Continental team sponsored by a California-based cybersecurity company. It will be an all-Cannondale affair for Hyde, who races CX for, as his road team contract was arranged by Jonathan Geran, Cannondale’s global director of sports marketing. The team’s […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Romain Bardet wins stage 5 of the Dauphine, Van Garderen climbs into overall lead; Alexander Kristoff wins GP du canton d’Argovie; Caleb Ewan takes a third stage at the Tour de Korea, extends overall lead; Megan Guarnier wins Euskal Emakumeen Bira stage one, Kasia Niewiadoma […]


Cannondale Synapse HI MOD review

The Synapse is Cannondale’s endurance-oriented road bike that has been in the company’s catalogue since 2006. The frameset was redesigned for 2014 and CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom recently spent some time on it to see what it has to offer. Cannondale started life as a “bike-packing” specialist in the early 1970s. The company’s first product […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Simon Gerrans out of Australian Nationals, Tour Down Under after training crash; Michael Rogers to lead Tinkoff-Saxo into the Santos Tour Down Under; New Abu Dhabi Tour confirmed, first edition to be held in October 2015; Tour de Yorkshire confirmed for 2015; Stage 6 of […]