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Dynaplug Covert Drop review: The fanciest of handlebar-stashed tubeless plugs 

Hide four pre-loaded tubeless plugs within either a flat or drop handlebar.

2022 Marin Nicasio 2 gravel bike review: Sometimes vanilla is just right

The lone steel bike in our group makes a great case for the material.

2022 Cannondale Synapse Carbon 2 RLE review: One smooth ride

An overhauled endurance road platform meets modern all-road capability. It’s wonderful but there's a but.

Review: A year with Wahoo's new Speedplay pedal range

The good, the bad, and the familiar from a year with the new Wahoo Speedplay Zero, Nano, and Powrlink Zero pedals.

Spotlight: Bivo Trio insulated water bottle brings the heat

It’s very heavy and also expensive, but also supremely well insulated with the same ingenious high-flow head as the non-insulated version.

2022 Decathlon Triban RC120 review: Tiny price, but with a big impact

The Triban RC120 is way better than you’d expect, and hits all the right marks on its way to being a perfect first road bike for new riders.

First ride review: new Cervelo S5 is simpler and faster

The new S5 might look like the old S5 but it is a bit lighter, a bit more aero, and a lot simpler.

Vittoria’s new Corsa N.EXT tire review: The classic Corsa, now in nylon

The Vittoria Corsa family of high-performance road tires gains its first nylon model, and there’s plenty of Corsa DNA baked in.

Reserve Wheels 52/63 aero road wheelset review: Maybe some turbulence is good

The novel engineering principle behind the 52/63 aero road wheels might actually move the needle on the category.

KAV Sports Portola helmet review: 3D-printed safety, made just for you

Limited appeal for riders with average-shaped heads, but a potential revelation for outliers.

Cane Creek eeSilk suspension stem review: Comfort with an on-off switch

Cane Creek has put more time into this than you’d think, and it shows.

Colnago C68 Road review: A superb ride, but less distinctive than before

Colnago chases modernity with the new C68, and though it offers outstanding performance, it still loses something in the process.

Spotlight: Tribit MoveBuds H1 sport earbuds review

Good sound quality at a reasonable price.

Specialized S-Works Torch shoe review: Wide is the new normal

Specialized’s latest flagship road shoes perform gloriously, but more important is what this means for the rest of the lineup.

Goodr Wrap G sunglasses review: Super value, solid performance, lots of colors

Don’t want to spend big bucks on cycling sunglasses? Also don’t want something cheap and crummy? These Goodrs are where it’s at.

Alchemy Rogue gravel bike review: Modern geometry with boutique appeal

Lots of tire clearance and progressive geometry, made-in-USA pedigree, lots of Cerakote finish options, and multiple build kit choices.

Chapter2 Toa road bike review: Keeping pace with the big players

A versatile road race bike that’s smoother-riding than most.

Please don’t call the new Bell XR Spherical a gravel helmet

Pigeonholing the XR Spherical as a gravel helmet sells it short; it’s just a great helmet, period.

Fox 32 Taper-Cast gravel suspension fork review: It’s the real deal

Fox’s first attempt at a gravel suspension fork was lackluster at best, but this new 32 Taper-Cast might surprise a lot of people for how...

Lazer swaps MIPS for KinetiCore, with rotational protection right in the foam

Lazer is moving away from its longstanding MIPS partnership, but the replacement supposedly works just as well, has fewer compromises, an...