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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.

Video: Tech and bikes from the 2021 men's Paris-Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix served up quite a few exciting tech talking points. Shoddy Dave walked the pits in Compiègne.

Video: Tech and bikes from the first women's Paris-Roubaix

Our first-ever tech video from the first-ever women's Paris-Roubaix.

Behind the wheel with Team Ireland at the World Championships

What's it like in the convoy at the World Championships? Well, we found out with the help of Team Ireland.

Retro Tech: Mario Cipollini's world champion Specialized E5 bikes

Nineteen years after Mario Cipollini was crowned world champion in Zolder, Belgium, we managed to get hold of not just his custom-painted...

Eurobike 2021: The gravel goodies

Cargo bikes may have dominated this year's Eurobike show, but we tracked down a smattering of gravel bikes and accessories heading your w...

Eurobike: Cargo bikes – trust us, you're going to buy one

Instead cargo bikes took the limelight at Eurobike, and we absolutely loved them. So, why the sudden explosion and when can we expect?

Eurobike 2021: We asked brands for 60-second sales pitches

Sick of the waffle that bike brands churn out? We challenged brands at Eurobike to cram their spiel into 60 seconds. Here's what happened.

Pro bike: Greg Van Avermaet's AG2R Citroën BMC SLR01

What's new for Van Avermaet in 2021? Well he's back on BMC after two years on a Giant.

How the pros prepare for the Tour: Mountain-stage recon with AG2R Citroën

Back in late May, an email dropped into my inbox from AG2R Citroën Team with an invitation. Would I like to tag along on one of these upc...

The Pro's Playlist with Lukas Pöstlberger: The man we don't let near the stereo

Besides being a damn good bike racer, Lukas Pöstlberger of Bora-Hansgrohe is a music nut. We delve in to the music he uses to get himself...

The Pro's Playlist: Pendulum's guitarist, rocking out to riding flat out

I can hear you now; why the heck would the lead guitarist in an international adored band give two hoots about throwing a playlist togeth...

The Pro's Playlist: Daniel Oss, the punk of the peloton

In the second episode of The Pain Cave Playlist, we chat music with Bora-Hansgrohe's Daniel Oss.

Basque Country: It’s good to be back at a bike race

Itzulia has always been in the cobble-shaped shade of the Flanders/Roubaix week. Not this year.

My First Race: Jake Stewart, the next sprint superstar?

Jake Stewart may not be a name you're all too familiar with, at least until he was pushed into a barrier by Nacer Bouhanni.

My Bike: US National CX Champ Clara Honsinger's fleet of bikes

A double dose of bike action this week for you in the My Bike video series: Clara Honsinger with her fleet of Cannondale bikes.

Cycling Monopoly review: Pass go, collect $200, buy the Roubaix velodrome

Rich Uncle Pennybags signs Gilbert and Evenepoel. Not to any old team, but to Hasbo's latest edition of Monopoly. And we unbox it!

My Bike: Max Schachmann's Specialized Tarmac SL7

A look at the bike of the now two-time Paris-Nice winner.

My Bike: Timo Roosen's Team Jumbo-Visma Cervelo S5

In this week's episode of That's My Bike, one of the unsung riders of the peloton, Timo Roosen, to chat about his new Cervelo.