Tag: 2021 CyclingTips Road Bike Field Test

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Curve GXR Kevin of Steel review: We need to talk about Kevin

The Curve Kevin of Steel is a gravel bike that's here for a good time.

Fuji Jari Carbon 1.1 review: a fascinating fence-sitter

Fuji's range-topping Jari Carbon gravel bike sets out to cater for everyone.

2021 Canyon Exceed CF SLX 9 hardtail review: a bike for MVDP

A mountain bike so clearly intended to win World Cups that it carries a number of significant compromises for the recreational racer.

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.

2021 Giant TCX Advanced Pro review: CX meets gravel?

Since 2009, the TCX cyclocross bike has been a mainstay of Giant’s range. It has found a great deal of success over the years in World Ch...

Trek Domane AL Disc 4 review: An astounding and affordable all-roader

Trek's new entry-level road bike combines an endurance fit with sporty handling and a whole bunch of versatility.

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.

Ritchey Outback Break-Away review: the zen machine

Ritchey's new Outback gravel bike is greater than the sum of its parts.

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...