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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.

5.5 kg, TT bars, and a fairing: The Everesting world record bike check

A deep dive and video on the challenges and thinking behind optimising an Everesting bike.

Submersion drivetrain waxing: no chain removal required

Not keen on chain waxing? This new method may be for you.

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.

Bikes of the Bunch: A brandless 8.2 kg MTB built for less than US$3,000

Can you build an MTB at home that's as light as a superbike, but considerably cheaper? Francis Lim thinks so.

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

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

My Bike: Max Schachmann's Specialized Tarmac SL7

A look at the bike of the now two-time Paris-Nice winner.

Grading gravel: How do you define off-road surfaces?

Can we arrive at a common vocabulary to define what this ‘gravel’ thing is? We'll sure try.

Are cleat-based power meters on the way?

A look at the patent filings belonging to a billion-dollar fitness company.

Opinion: Why progress is so slow for road bike tech

Four reasons why an older road bike remains relevant today.

Yep, Mathieu van der Poel’s handlebar broke, but it’s not what you think

Torque wrenches and carbon paste are your friends.

Review: Met's new Manta aero helmet adds MIPS and motorsport

More aero, safer, and with an exhaust, MET's new Manta aero helmet was inspired by automotive design and wind-tunnel testing.

The curious case of the handlebar bag scam

Route Werks launched a wildly successful bar bag on Kickstarter – then found themselves sucked into a murky world of online scammers.

How to layer for cold weather riding

Here's the science behind staying comfortable during cold weather rides.

Bikes of the Bunch: Bowie-inspired Haley Cycles All-Roader

VeloClub member James Rogers shares his journey of condensing four bikes into one to create a modern do-it-all road bike.

Now that the Super Tuck is banned, will we see dropper posts in road racing?

No. No, we won’t. Well, probably we won’t.

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?

Here's what the disappearance of PowerTap might mean

SRAM has discontinued the PowerTap range. Is this the end for the hub- and pedal-based power meters or a whole new beginning?

The Aussie champ’s TT bike: $6,000 Ti bar extensions, waxed chain, and a 58T

Luke Plapp's title-winning bike has plenty of interesting details.

A beginner’s guide to choosing a road bike

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