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Litespeed Watia gravel bike review: A magical ride, but old-school handling

Surprisingly good value for an experienced US builder with lots of custom options.

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...

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.

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.

Cervelo Aspero 5 review: Lighter and sleeker

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

3T Exploro RaceMax review: A one-bike solution with one big downside

For all the talk about tire clearance, this bike really could use more of it.

My Bike: Leah Thomas' Team Movistar Canyon

In this episode we take a look at Leah Thomas' new team Movistar Canyon Ultimate.

My bike: Toms Skujins and his 2021 Team Trek Emonda

In the first episode of My Bike, Giro d'Italia stage victor Chad Haga of Team DSM was our first culprit, sorry, guest, and for this the s...

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.

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.

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.

State Bicycle Company Undefeated Road review: Back to aluminum basics

A workhorse budget aluminum road racer in need of more appropriate build options.

Focus Atlas 6.8 gravel bike review: The bike for getting lost on

What Focus' first gravel bike lacks in flair, it makes up for with quiet competence and capability.

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...