Author: James Huang

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Cotic's new Tonic titanium gravel bike is oh-so-shiny

Only 32 limited-edition models to be made in 2021 with a gleaming polished finish.

Vittoria purchases legendary tubular brand A. Dugast

Pending technology transfer should yield some really interesting new clinchers and tubulars.

The time of tubulars is coming to an end

It mightn't be long until even seasoned pro mechanics can barely remember the smell of tubular glue.

Tubolito’s new PSENS inner tube tells you how much air is in your tires

The same claimed performance benefits, now with an embedded NFC wireless pressure sensor inside.

Primoz Roglic previews new Cervelo R5 at La Fleche Wallonne

Still a semi-aero lightweight, but now with tweaked frame shaping and fully internal cable routing.

IRC Boken Doublecross tire review: A curious approach to mixed-terrain speed

A stiff casing, smooth center tread, and aggressive side knobs make for interesting performance.

Campagnolo debuts new Bora Ultra WTO flagship aero road racing wheels

Cleverly serviceable hidden nipples, trademark hub durability and bearing smoothness, lower weight, and a luxurious new finish.

SRAM Rival AXS review: This is the wireless setup you’ve been waiting for

It’s heavier than Force and Red, yes, but it arguably works even better and is way, way less expensive.

Bontrager announces next generation of Aeolus RSL superwide aero road wheels

Clincher and disc-only, faster and more stable, designed using 3-D CFD computer simulations.

DT Swiss announces Star Ratchet LN upgrade kit for lower-end hubs and wheels

It’s not cheap, but it’s still less expensive than a new rear wheel if you’ve been blowing through pawl guts.

Spotlight: Parc Bag gear bag

It’s like a giant toiletry bag, but made for your bike stuff instead of toothpaste and shampoo.

MAAP and Suplest team up again for limited-edition Edge+ road shoes

No functional differences from stock, but they sure look cool.

New Specialized S-Works Romin Evo Mirror 3-D printed saddle coming soon?

Traditionally shaped, full-length model would join the ultra-comfy S-Works Power Mirror.

The $1,000 oversized pulley cage and its creator's road to redemption

The unique design might well offer reduced friction, but it’s mostly just mega-cool and ridiculously rigid.

Spotlight: ShadowStand bike stand

Been trying to get that perfect Instagram shot of your prized steed? This might help.

Vittoria announces run-flat foam tire inserts for road bikes

Ride on a flat for up to 50 km and add security to tubeless road tires for just 22 g per wheel.

Factor finally sheds light on that broken Ostro VAM steerer tube

It’s never a good look when a rider is standing roadside holding a set of handlebars that are no longer connected to anything.

Enve gets into the frame business with new ultra-premium Custom Road

US-made in Ogden, Utah, with a sleekly modern silhouette, 100% made-to-order geometry, and custom paint.

CT Exclusive: Canyon opens up about Aeroad handlebar woes, details plan moving forward

A combination of contributing factors, and complicated — and expensive — solutions.

SRAM adds extra-large chainring options for Red eTap AXS drivetrains

Power meter-equipped only, and bundled with special front derailleurs, too.

New Oakley Encoder sunglasses introduce clever new integrated frame design

The weight and field-of-view of rimless, but the stiffness of a full frame.