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Spotlight: King Cage Side Load titanium bottle cage review

Finally, a long-awaited side-access model from the king of bottle cages.

Spotlight: Granite Design Cricket Bell review

Neat dual-mode design can either ding constantly or manually depending on the situation.

Wilier Filante SLR review: superbike pedigree with style to match

Wilier had a fast aero bike and a responsive lightweight bike. It now has both wrapped in one. Can the Italian brand pull off the seeming...

Specialized S-Works Exos Evo review: the lightest off-road shoe?

Built for cross country mountain bike or gravel racing, Specialized claim this is the lightest and most comfortable off-road shoe they've...

Mason Resolution 2 frameset long-term review: Traditional look, modern feel

So good to ride, I nearly bought it for myself.

Is Rapha’s new mountain bike clothing any good? An early review

Rapha’s new trail wear is far more casual than you may imagine.

Spotlight: Smith Optics Shift Mag sunglass review

If you’ve been searching near and far for cycling sunglasses with less of a curve, your wish has been granted.

Cadex 36 Disc wheelset review: lots of stiffness, little weight

A new wheelset from Cadex Cycling that comes with claims of a superior stiffness to weight ratio.

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt v2 review: Better screen, smarter navigation

The new Bolt has more onboard memory and better buttons, too.

Review: Castelli's new Premio Black bib shorts

Castelli's new performance bib shorts take a "less is more approach" with just three panels and hardly a seam in sight. We took them for ...

Spotlight: Wolf Tooth Travel Tool Wrap review

Cycling-focussed tool storage with a place for everything.

2021 Vitus ZX-1 Evo road bike review: Aero, affordable, and available

Vitus goes all-in for aero with the new ZX-1, featuring internal cable routing, huge tubing, deep wheels and integrated handlebars.

Spotlight: Striipe Design socks, inspired by motorsport

Do you love classic cars and bikes? Why not combine them both?

Apidura City Backpack review: Simple, smart and comfortable

A look at Apidura's new line of city riding bags.

Canyon ventures further off the beaten path with its new Grizl gravel bike

More tire clearance, capability, and mounts than the Grail — and an almost completely normal handlebar and stem, too.

Spotlight: Arundel Sport bottle cage review

A plastic bottle cage that's inspired by a beloved carbon model.

SKS Bluemels Reflective mudguards review: Splash-free, flash-free

A full length reflective fender with clearance for gravel tyres from the German mudguard magnate.

IRC Boken Doublecross tire review: A curious approach to mixed-terrain speed

A stiff casing, smooth center tread, and aggressive side knobs make for interesting performance.

Cervelo Aspero 5 review: Lighter and sleeker

A new premium version of the well-loved Aspero gravel racer.

SRAM Rival AXS review: This is the wireless setup you’ve been waiting for

It’s heavier than Force and Red, yes, but it arguably works even better and is way, way less expensive.

Spotlight: Maxima Matte Finish Cleaner review

Tired of your dirty-looking matte paint? This is the magic water you seek.