What I learned from riding 440 miles in 4 days for advocacy

At the beginning of the month, a few dozen riders set out from Asheville, North Carolina, to ride 440 miles over four days in the name of bicycle advocacy.   With a goal to raise funds and awareness, this advocacy effort, called Ride on Atlanta, is led by former professional cyclist and PeopleforBikes advocate Tim Johnson, who […]


2017 Trek Domane SLR: full tech details and first impressions

Trek didn’t just launch a new bike when it debuted the Domane endurance platform in 2012; it introduced a groundbreaking way to increase rider comfort with its innovative IsoSpeed ‘decoupler’ — a mechanical pivot at the seat cluster that allows the entire seatmast and seatpost to flex much more under load than a more traditionally […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Luis Leon Sanchez wins opener of Tour of the Basque Country; Giorgia Bronzini wins the GP Dottignies; Bannan – Matthews considering targeting the cobbled Classics in the future; Peter Sagan on his Tour of Flanders win – ‘This is something special’; 2017 Trek Domane SLR – full tech details […]


Safety meeting: women from Trek, Specialized set aside competition in the name of advocacy

On March 30, representatives from Specialized and Trek will join former professional cyclist Tim Johnson and close to 30 of his friends and fellow cycling industry folk to ride hundreds of miles, across three states, to visit some of the least bike-friendly communities in the U.S. The goal? To spread awareness about safe roads and raise […]

Bo knows the Tour de France: ‘Those guys are real athletes’

During the 1980s, Bo Jackson was arguably the best athlete on the planet, balancing stellar careers in the National Football League, with the Los Angeles Raiders, and in Major League Baseball, with the Kansas City Royals. Today, among other pursuits, he puts his name behind a charity bike ride, Bo Bikes Bama, created to raise […]


New 2017 Trek Domane revealed beneath Fabian Cancellara at Strade Bianche

Trek’s cushy Domane endurance bike has been an undeniable sales hit since it was first introduced in 2012 – and now there’s an all-new version on the horizon that looks to offer an even smoother ride that’s better balanced, too. ISOSPEED v2.0 Cancellara’s bike doesn’t look all that different in profile at first glance but […]


Trek’s Special Edition Project One line-up for the Tour Down Under

The Tour Down Under is the first look at all the bikes of the WorldTour in one place and this year is no exception. One of the most eye-catching palettes of bikes in Adelaide this year is the Team Trek-Segafredo custom Project One custom paint jobs. The bikes are a mix of the Madone and […]


Gift ideas for women who ride

Just nine days till Christmas! Did you get your shopping done? Looking for the perfect gift for the bike-loving people in your life (or for yourself)? We’ve got you covered! We asked our Ella editors and contributors what’s on their lists or to share some of their favourite items to give. Big upgrades: | Related: Your first upgrades: […]


Bike fit: do I need one and what can I expect when I’m there?

Most people new to cycling tend to jump on a bike that seems about the right size and just ride it, accepting whatever niggles come along as a part of the process. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are increasingly sophisticated tools out there that to have detailed look at what size bike […]


Favourite women-friendly bike shops around the globe

We have written about how some bike shops just can’t get the hang of how to deal with female customers but fortunately there are plenty of other ones out there that get it right. We asked our readers to tell us where around the world they had found those retailers that delivered the products, service and […]