Author: James Huang

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POC introduces new aerodynamic… sunglasses?

If you’re all about the marginal gains, POC’s new Propel sunglasses are for you.

New Giro Aries Spherical road helmet tops the Virginia Tech safety list

Flagship model packs the latest safety tech while also being exceptionally airy, low-profile, and decently lightweight.

Fezzari chases the aero all-rounder unicorn with with the new Veyo road bike

It’s reasonably light, stiff yet comfy, and presumably aero, all at fantastic pricing.

Argonaut RM3 review: Emotions crafted in carbon fiber

Is it possible to bottle feelings? If it is, Argonaut has injected plenty of that magical elixir into its new RM3.

2023 Giant Propel Advanced SL 0 long-term review: The complete package

Aerodynamic, very lightweight, great ride quality, solid pricing, and it even looks good – what more could you ask for?

Tern GSD v2 e-cargo bike review: The mini powerhouse, now more refined

A host of subtle, but highly functional, updates make an already-fantastic cargo bike option even better.

Colnago debuts new V4Rs flagship road racer

The subtle evolution of the V3Rs is supposedly more aerodynamic, (slightly) lighter, and "dynamically" stiffer than its predecessor.

Vitus returns to the United States

You won’t find any screwed-and-glued models this time around, though.

10 products I loved in 2022: James Huang

What a year it's been.

JRA with the Angry Asian: Set adrift

Where do things go from here?

Nerd Alert podcast: A new lease on life for clothing and bags

Chatting the world of repair with Velocolour and Ortlieb.

Campagnolo Levante carbon gravel wheelset review: Almost too pretty to ride

Hiding beneath the luxurious looks is superb performance worthy of use and abuse.

2023 Specialized Diverge STR review: Absurdly comfy, but also heavy and pricey

30 mm of rear suspension travel, 20 mm of front travel, and clearance for 700x47 mm knobbies is a formula for a good time on rough terrain.

Cero One cargo bike review: A very handy little truckster

Cycle trucks are a great option if you have small-to-medium-sized hauling needs.

2023 Trek Domane+ e-road bike review: Ultra-quiet, ultra-stealthy

Flagship model weighs just 12.21 kg, and US-spec bikes get a genuinely useful 45 km/h cutoff from the new TQ mid-drive motor.

Kask puts MIPS on notice with new WG11 rotational impact test

Testing with more human-like headforms that account for hair and scalp suggests standalone features like MIPS might not be necessary.

Zukas Cycles custom steel all-road frame review: OMG, those seatstays

It’s a brand you’ve probably never heard of, but yet another example of why you should consider a custom steel frame.

Appleman Bicycles announces new 2XR crankset in 135-175 mm arm lengths

The modular design focuses on fit with an unusually broad range of available sizes.

Redshift ShockStop Pro suspension seatpost review: An awkward middle ground

A more performance-oriented tune and a lower weight, but still kinda heavy and with less suppleness than you might want, too.

Our favorite bikes from the 2022 gravel and all-road Field Test

Not every bike can be a winner, but there were a few that really stood head and shoulders above the rest at this year’s Field Test.