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Welcome to the 2022 CyclingTips Field Test!

Four testers + ten gravel, road, and all-road bikes + a little bit of underbiking = a lot of interesting conclusions.

A guide to freehub body and cassette compatibility  

Can’t figure out what freehub body you need for a certain cassette type? This will help.

Gallery: Annemiek van Vleuten's Canyon Aeroad

We get a closer look at Van Vleuten's weight-weenie aero bike, complete with some golden flourishes.

Gallery: Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig's Tour de France Femmes Lapierre Xelius SL

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig and team FDJ-Suez-Futuroscope are racing with specially painted Lapierres to celebrate both the team sponsors and t...

The lesser spotted tech of the Tour de France

A round-up of all the unseen Tour tech we haven't covered yet.

Gallery: Up close with Pogačar's two prototype Colnagos

We take a closer look at the defending tour champion's 2022 road and time trial bikes.

Eurobike tech gallery #6: Helmets, shoes, kit, and a wireless MTB mini-groupset

Our coverage continues from Europe's biggest bike show with a whole bunch of new and interesting gear.

The Schmolke Aerrow is a 6.1 kg Tarmac SL7 look-a-like

Schmolke unveils a weight-weenie special with disc brakes, internal cable routing, beep-boop gears, and clincher wheels.

The latest and greatest in indoor training tech from Eurobike 2022

A closer look at some of the indoor training-specific tech on show at Eurobike 2022.

Gallery: What data screens do Tour de France riders have on their head units?

How do you like yours? And how do they compare to those of the world's best?

Up close with the new Canyon Ultimate CFR at the Tour

A closer look at Team Movistar's new Canyon Ultimate CFR.

We found an aero bike at the UCI weight limit: Mike Woods' Ostro VAM

As the Tour hits the mountains, we found a disc brake electronic aero bike weighing 6.8 kg.

Gallery: The tech tweaks of the Tour's day on the cobbles

Big tyres, bike swaps, and double wrapped bars.

What bike tech can we expect for the Tour's 'Roubaix stage'?

We look back at the tech from this year's Paris-Roubaix to see what stage 5 of the Tour might have in store.

Tech gallery: 2022 Enve Builder Round-Up, part three

Two-wheeled dreams in the form of carbon fiber and steel.

Tech gallery: 2022 Enve Builder Round-Up, part two

Is it possible to have too much titanium in one place? No, no it is not.

Tour de France tech: A bunch of interesting goodies from the first road stage

We were at the start of stage 2 to see what fresh tech was on show.

Tech gallery: 2022 Enve Builder Round-Up, part one

Make sure to have a napkin handy to wipe up the drool.

Classic Tour tech: the last mechanical groupset to win the Tour de France

The last hurrah Tour glory for mechanical before almost certain extinction.

Retro tech: The TT bike that continues to define Pinarello

For anyone bored of all the samey new bikes these days, here's a throw back to Indurain's iconic Pinarello Espada.

Bike checks: The gear taking on the TransAtlantic Way bikepacking race

A look at the bikes on the start line of a 2,600 km self-supported race along Ireland's western coast.