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Ridley Grifn first ride review: Blurred lines

Ridley's new Grifn falls into the do-it-all camp, but is it really an N+1 killer?

YT Szepter first-ride review: a gravity MTB brand goes gravel

The consumer-direct gravity mountain bike brand enters the dropbar world.

Gravel World Champs: Tech, bikes, and beer

A look at the bikes and tech of the Gravel World Championships.

Nathan Haas (and his new Colnago G-3X) vs the Gravel Worlds

A green and gold Colnago is just one of this year's special bikes for the Australian gravel privateer.

Peter Sagan video interview: Noodles, Planet Peter and the Gravel World Champs

What does Peter Sagan make of the first Gravel Worlds? All that and more in a chat with Shoddy Dave.

Gravel World Champs 2022: Greg Van Avermaet won't wear jorts

The veteran Belgian opens up on the new discipline on the block.

Quiet, picturesque, remarkable: An Aberdeenshire cycling adventure

If you're a cyclist who loves an adventure with stunning scenery and quiet roads, you'll want to check out Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Eurobike 2022: A haul of cargo goodies

Wen you head to Eurobike, it's near impossible not to delve into the urban mobility scene.

Pro bikes: A look at EF Education-EasyPost's Cannondale SystemSix and SuperSix Evo

We've got a bit of colour for you today with the latest bike check video: EF Education First-EasyPost and its fleet of bikes.

Pro bike: Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert's Cube Litening C68x

While not the most renowned bike brand in the world, Cube certainly knows how to put together a race-winning machine.

Paris-Roubaix bikes: Anthony Turgis' MTB-inspired S-Works

You can't buy luck for Paris-Roubaix, but you can buy interesting tech that may help you conquer the cobbles. Anthony Turgis of Team Tota...

Paris-Roubaix 2022: Mathieu van der Poel's Canyon Aeroad CFR

Here we have it, a bike that could be heading to victory come Sunday.

Pro bikes: A look at UAE-Team Emirates' Colnago V3Rs and K.One TT

Back in the pits, we get our grubby mitts on two of UAE-Team Emirates' Colnago bikes. One for going fast, the other for going even faster.

Video: Time trial tech from Itzulia Basque Country 2022

Sometimes hitting the smaller races can throw up some tech treats, and that's precisely what we got at Itzulia Basque Country.

Video: A look at David Gaudu's road and time trial bikes

We're back in the pits after nearly two years of restricted access. Here's the first of many pro bike check videos over the coming season.

2022 Ridley Kanzo Adventure: first-ride review

The Belgian brand gets serious about adventure.

Finding the hidden Watts: Behind the scene with TotalEnergies and Specialized

Ever wondered how teams go about shaving those all important, and usually race winning or loosing watts?

Team bike: A look at TotalEnergies' Specialized Tarmac SL7

Here's the bike Peter Sagan and co will ride at TotalEnergies in 2022: the new Specialized Tarmac SL7.

Transforming a team: How Specialized and TotalEnergies are working together

We know why TotalEnergies and Specialized are working together, but how's it going so far? We went along to a team camp to find out.

10 products I loved in 2021: 'Shoddy' Dave Everett

Shoddy looks back at his favourite products from a hectic year.

Video: World Champion Elisa Balsamo's Cannondale SuperSix Evo

We got a close-up look at what a world champion rides when taking on the cobbles of Roubaix.