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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.

The HPS Domestique Watt Assist Pro is an e-bike that doesn't look like an e-bike

The new HPS Domestique is an e-bike that doesn't look like an e-bike.

What wireless Rival eTap AXS might mean for SRAM’s mechanical groupsets

Spoiler: It's probably not a good omen.

Dangerholm’s sub-10 kg Scott 'Hyper' Spark is a concept MTB brought to life

There’s custom, and then there’s Dangerholm custom

Chris Froome is (mostly) right about disc brakes

But there's some stuff he leaves out, too

JRA with the Angry Asian: It's time to cut out some cancer of our own

Infighting within cycling is just plain stupid.

An upgrade that’s twice as heavy as stock? Sign me up.

Because lighter isn’t always better

What's the difference between a cyclocross bike and a gravel bike?

Gravel bikes and CX bikes have their similarities – but they're not the same thing. Here's why.

AG2R'S cobble recon gives us a fleeting, covetous glimpse of a wet Roubaix

Team training camps and launches help to build the excitement ahead of race season, but nothing can excite classics fans quite like a Rou...

Electronic versus mechanical shifting: The pros and cons

Is electronic shifting worth the extra money? What are the downsides? Here we discuss the highs and lows of electronic shifting over mech...

2021 Field Test: Our favourites of the mid-tier road race bikes

A sit down chat about the trends of our 2021 road bike field test, the bikes we liked most, and others to consider.

What are indoor cycling shoes and do you really need them?

Indoor cycling is booming. Indoor specific garments are now a thing, but do we need indoor specific shoes?