Author: Neal Rogers

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Castelli launches ultralight Superleggera bib short and Climber’s 3.0 jersey

Castelli has a new lightweight, hot-weather bib short that weighs less than an iPhone. Just in time for the Santos Tour Down Under and it...

Battle of the MAMILs: Rogers vs Vaughters on Flagstaff Mountain

It was billed as talent versus training — natural talent that has spent much of the past 15 years simmering on the back burner versus str...

Ten products I loved in 2019: Neal Rogers

When thinking of the cycling products I most loved in 2019, I had to compartmentalize between what I used most often and what I truly lov...

The weekly spin: 10 cycling books for the holiday season

The holidays are a great time for buying and reading books, whether that means curling up on the couch on a cold day with a good read, gi...

Rain or shine: Castelli’s evolving philosophy on apparel for all elements

Usually, cyclists hope it won’t rain before a bike ride. At a recent media event, Castelli product managers were hoping for the opposite....

The weekly spin: The great 'Rider of the Year' debate

With the 2019 road racing season effectively over, it’s time for the annual “Rider of the Year” debates. Yes, there’s still the six-stage...

The weekly spin: Controversy? Welcome to the club, eRacing

The first week of October has already made it a banner month for surreal, post-modern headlines. “Twitter pulls Nickelback clip tweeted b...

The weekly spin: A wet and wild week at the world championships

What a week in professional cycling. The UCI’s Road World Championships is an annual end-of-season gathering of national federations, spo...

The weekly spin: Building the ultimate climbing bike

It’s happening. The bike is built. The hard work has been done. I’ll be racing EF Education First manager Jonathan Vaughters up Flagstaff...

The weekly spin: The Grand Tour domino effect

A gust of wind in southeast France, a patch of slippery pavement in Andorra, a touch of wheels in Italy, and three grand tour winners who...

The weekly spin: How Jumbo-Visma invests in young talent

It was at the 2016 Redlands Cycling Classic that Americans Sepp Kuss and Neilson Powless first made their presence known at the elite lev...

The weekly spin: For Rissveds and Ferrand-Prévot, the circle is complete

The narrative arc of a professional cyclist's existence is often a rollercoaster of circumstance, heartbreak, and resurgence — a constant...

The weekly spin: Philosophy and perspective with Nathan Haas

Back in May, just prior to the Amgen Tour of California, I had a memorable conversation with Australian Nathan Haas about a number of top...

The weekly spin: WorldTour women pivoting toward gravel at SBT GRVL

When the field lines up for the Steamboat Gravel event — okay, okay SBT GRVL — on August 18, there will be some recognizable faces from a...

The weekly spin: Is Mathieu van der Poel’s race schedule a recipe for burnout?

Mathieu van der Poel just keeps on winning. He’s currently the world cyclocross champion, winner of the Amstel Gold Race (and Dwars door ...

The weekly spin: What we can expect from the 2020 Tour de France

The days that follow the Tour de France always leave cyclings fans with a bout of melancholy. After three weeks of closely following the ...

Today at the Tour: Bernal into yellow after a surreal day in the Alps

The biggest day of Egan Bernal’s young career coincided with one of the most surreal moments in modern Tour de France history. Stage 19 o...

Today at the Tour: Six riders, one yellow jersey

With 15 stages completed, and six stages remaining, one thing is certain — no one knows who will win this Tour de France. And we should a...

Today at the Tour: As ever, the Tour de France is predictably unpredictable

On Thursday morning, Rohan Dennis and Wout van Aert topped the list of Stage 13 favorites. A day later, they’re both out of the race, alb...

Today at the Tour: After crosswinds shuffle the deck, the peloton pauses

Generally, when people use the phrase “the winds of change,” they’re speaking metaphorically. After nine and half days of racing at the T...

Specialized’s Turbo Creo SL is a marvel of technology, with a price tag to match

They’re gorgeous. They’re electric. They’re surprisingly light. They handle like a conventional bike. And wow, are they expensive. Say he...