Author: Dave Rome

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Opinion: Why progress is so slow for road bike tech

Four reasons why an older road bike remains relevant today.

Spotlight: Pro Team Digital torque wrench

A tool that goes beep-beep and offers professional-level accuracy.

Hunt expands Limitless Aero Disc range with 60 version

Hunt claims the new 60 Limitless Aero Disc wheel is the third fastest in its category.

Scribe Aero Wide+ 42 disc brake road wheelset review

A feature-packed wheelset for just US$1,000 shipped.

Is Specialized working on a new suspension seatpost for road and gravel?

Could this be the big feature for the next Specialized Roubaix and Diverge?

Spotlight: MAAP x 100% Glendale sunglasses

A short review of the limited-edition eyewear.

Spotlight: Arundel Shop Inflator

A dedicated Presta inflator for use with any air compressor.

A beginner’s guide to choosing a road bike

Looking to get a new road bike in 2021? Start here.

2021 Canyon Exceed CF SLX 9 hardtail review: a bike for MVDP

A mountain bike so clearly intended to win World Cups that it carries a number of significant compromises for the recreational racer.

Shimano gets wireless certification – is Dura-Ace R9200 near?

Something wireless is coming! Is it new Dura-Ace, XTR or something else?

Shimano releases 2021 Ultegra

Shimano's new Ultegra is the reel deal.

Trek Domane AL Disc 4 review: An astounding and affordable all-roader

Trek's new entry-level road bike combines an endurance fit with sporty handling and a whole bunch of versatility.

Sorry Taya, your new rollerless chain isn’t an innovation

Taya claims its revolutionary new chain is longer-lasting, quieter, more efficient, and lighter. History says otherwise.

Electronic versus mechanical shifting: The pros and cons

Is electronic shifting worth the extra money? What are the downsides? Here we discuss the highs and lows of electronic shifting over mech...

Factor LS gravel bike review: putting the road in 'groad'

Factor's first foray into gravel offers a focus on saving weight, road-bike-like handling and a considered ride quality.

2021 Field Test: Our favourites of the mid-tier road race bikes

A sit down chat about the trends of our 2021 road bike field test, the bikes we liked most, and others to consider.

2021 Cervelo Caledonia Ultegra Di2 review: the true all-rounder

An in-depth review of Cervelo's new do-it-all road bike. Here we focus on the mid-priced version with fewer bells and whistles.

2021 Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc review: detail-driven and race-ready

There's a whole lot of value (and plenty to love) in this mid-tier racer.

2021 Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8 road bike review: impeccable value

Canyon's Ultimate CF SL Disc may be a few years old, but including it in the Field Test has proved that this high-value racer has aged in...

2021 Trek Emonda SL Pro 6 road bike review: for the climb lovers

The first review from our 2021 Road Bike Field Test. We review and compare the mid-priced version of Trek's newly overhauled Emonda race ...

Introducing the 2021 CyclingTips Road & Gravel Field Test

For the 2021 CyclingTips Field Test we headed to Bright in Victoria, Australia to test a smattering of road bikes, gravel bikes, and even...