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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...

Factor LS gravel bike review: putting the road in 'groad'

Factor's first foray into gravel offers a focus on saving weight, road-bike-like handling and a considered ride quality.

Sam Bennett, lycra boy

Sam Bennett stars in this fun ad for Dublin's bike share scheme, courtesy of NOW TV Ireland.

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.

2021 Cervelo Caledonia Ultegra Di2 review: the true all-rounder

An in-depth review of Cervelo's new do-it-all road bike. Here we focus on the mid-priced version with fewer bells and whistles.

2021 Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc review: detail-driven and race-ready

There's a whole lot of value (and plenty to love) in this mid-tier racer.

2021 Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8 road bike review: impeccable value

Canyon's Ultimate CF SL Disc may be a few years old, but including it in the Field Test has proved that this high-value racer has aged in...

2021 Trek Emonda SL Pro 6 road bike review: for the climb lovers

The first review from our 2021 Road Bike Field Test. We review and compare the mid-priced version of Trek's newly overhauled Emonda race ...

Introducing the 2021 CyclingTips Road & Gravel Field Test

For the 2021 CyclingTips Field Test we headed to Bright in Victoria, Australia to test a smattering of road bikes, gravel bikes, and even...

From The Service Course: Tajikistan - The Not Knowing

Wild, remote, unforgiving. The roads of Tajikistan are known for the ancient silk trade, but for Christian and Peter, this trip was about...

Product picks of 2020: the best of the best

With it being the end of the year, us here at CyclingTips have put together a few list of our favourite products from 2020. If you haven'...

Unhurried: The joy of slowing down

Markus Stitz is an Edinburgh-based filmmaker, photographer, writer, and the founder of Bikepacking Scotland. You might recall the two pre...

EF Gone Racing - The strangest Giro d’Italia in history?

This time last year, the EF Gone Racing series signed off the season with their the traditional end of year race: the Japan Cup. 2020 cou...

How far can you climb under lockdown? The one hour, one km Shoddy challenge

I'll give you the good news from here in French France. I've found a store that sells my favourite digestive biscuits from back home. Now...

How to bikepack across dangerous countries

If you've spent any time at CyclingTips over the past few years you've probably come across Alee Denham's videos. Through his CyclingAbou...

The Giro you don't see: Battle of future stars

Following up on our behind the scenes of the Tour de France, we wanted to show you a little peak behind the curtains of the Giro d'Italia...

Paris-Roubaix 101: The history and tech of the Hell of the North

I think we all must be feeling it. A terrible weight in the base of your stomach, that cold feeling that rushes through you, the disappoi...

The good, the bad, and the ugly: A Shoddy history of crazy team kit

I thought I'd put a video together that looks back, pays homage, and roasts a few kits of old. The good, the bad, and the downright offen...

Video: Bikepacking for conservation in Colombia

In February 2020, ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox, adventure rider Joe Cruz, and filmmaker Rugile Kaladyte traveled to the Colombian ...

The Tour you don’t see: Into the Alps and on to Paris

The Tour de France that almost didn't happen has come to an end. It was an exciting Tour, where the yellow jersey shifted hands six times...

Video: What it means to win the Tour de France

On Saturday afternoon, on the steep slopes of La Planche des Belles Filles, Tadej Pogacar rode his way into the history books. With a sto...