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Restrap Small Frame Bag review: Little volume, big success

A compact frame bag that doesn't hamper drink bottle access, and doesn't rub on your knees.

Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9200 first-ride review: More range, better brakes

The 'wiredless' format is neat, but it’s the improved brakes and availability of more gearing range that really stand out here.

Panaracer Gravel King SS and SS+ tyre review: Playing fast and loose

The perfect middle-ground between a slick and a knobby, or something else entirely?

Albion ABR1 bib shorts review: simple, sustainable, brilliant

Why offer a huge range of options when you can do one thing really well?

Post Carry Co Frame Pack review: a smallish choice

A small but secure frame bag built to fit performance road and gravel bikes.

Specialized Aethos Comp review: More affordable, more weight, still magical

Even an extra 100 g and heavy parts can’t dull this frame's luster.

Review: Dessus's zipless, 4-to-8-watts-faster aero jersey

A ribbed jersey with integrated side-access pockets and an aero advantage. But is it worth it?

Spotlight: Albion's tradition-killing Burner packable wind blocker

Ever stuffed a newspaper down your jersey? Albion says you never need to again thanks to its packable Burner wind blocker.

MicroShift Advent X gravel bike groupset review: Big range, small price

A gravel-friendly single-ring shift set that offers 10 gears and a wide 11-48T range.

Review: Maxxis Receptor semi-slick gravel tires, fast if it's not loose

A great gravel tire for going fast on smooth surfaces

Spotlight: Shimano's new brake bleed tools

A new hose-end fitting and revised bleed cups aim to ease the service task.

SRAM finally closes the gearing gap with new XPLR 10-44T cassettes

The new 10-44T cassettes fill a big hole between the current 10-36T and 10-52T options.

RockShox goes gravel with Rudy XPLR suspension fork and Reverb XPLR dropper

It’s not a question of need when it comes to suspension on gravel, but rather want.

Roval Rapide CLX review: One speedy tube-only wheelset

A long-term review of Roval's self-proclaimed fastest road racing wheelset.

Selle Italia Model X Green Superflow saddle review: Only $50, rides like $200

It looks and rides far better than its modest cost would suggest, and is made without adhesives or polyurethanes.

Parcours Alta gravel wheelset review: An enjoyable year in all conditions

This reasonably priced, impressively light gravel wheelset has a lot going for it. But is it all upside?

Allied Echo review: The two-in-one solution, fully realized

Slick adjustable geometry is impressively quick and easy to operate, with tangible benefits in each mode.

Favero Assioma Duo Shi power meter review: BYO Shimano SPD-SL pedals

An axle upgrade that turns your existing Shimano SPD-SL pedals into a power meter. However, there is one big trade-off.

Review: The new Specialized S-Works Recon Lace off-road shoe

Laces are back for Specialized with the high-end, technicolour S-Works Recon Lace gravel/MTB shoe.

Hunt 48 Limitless Aero Disc road wheelset review: wide and stable

A long-term review of Hunt's premium all-rounder road race wheelset.