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Tech of the Tour de France, part 2

New wheels, a new Cervelo, and much more from the pits at the Tour de France

Spotted: Chris Froome's customised Factor Ostro isn't exactly sponsor correct

Four time winner Chris Froome started the Tour with the Lightweight wheels, carbon SRM cranks, O-Symmetric chainrings, two piece cockpit,...

Tick tock: More new time trial bikes are on the way

Hot on the heels of new reveals from Canyon and Cannondale, we discuss some new time trial bikes from Factor and Trek this week.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Ronan’s crazy-light Everesting bike

Building a bike with generic components, Enve's new move, and whether bikes are being made too light.

Factor finally sheds light on that broken Ostro VAM steerer tube

It’s never a good look when a rider is standing roadside holding a set of handlebars that are no longer connected to anything.

Chris Froome is (mostly) right about disc brakes

But there's some stuff he leaves out, too

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.

Factor Ostro VAM: The exclusive first-ride review

Factor, a manufacturer focussed on producing performance carbon bikes, calls it the road bike quiver-killer. A disc-equipped aero bike th...

Gallery: New bikes at the 2020 Tour de France

From Factor's yet-to-be-released aero bike to Canyon's Ultimate CFR, we look at a handful of new bikes already spotted at the 2020 Tour d...

Tech gallery: The little things at the 2020 Santos Tour Down Under

Details, details. Oftentimes, it's not the big things that separate pro race bikes from amateur ones; it's the attention paid to lesser t...

Pro bikes of the 2020 WorldTour: part two

Having already looked at the 2020 race bikes of EF, Ineos, Sunweb, Movistar, and Deceuninck-Quickstep, it’s now time to look at those bel...

Factor Bikes owner Rob Gitelis on the significance of WorldTour sponsorship

Factor Bikes has partnered with the freshest face on the WorldTour, Israel Cycling Academy. Sharing that news was Rob Gitelis, owner of t...

Israel Cycling Academy to ride Factor Bikes from 2020

Taking over Katusha’s WorldTour license for 2020, Israel Cycling Academy will be one of two new outfits in the top ranks of men's road cy...

Factor 02 VAM Disc 2020 frameset review: Light, made lighter

VAM. It’s an acronym for the Italian term "velocità ascensionale media". Translated to English it's "average ascent speed". Coined by dis...

Bikes of the 2018 WorldTour

A New Year is celebrated and, before you know it, the WorldTour is back in full swing. Based in Adelaide, Australia, the Santos Tour Down...

Bikes of the 2017 WorldTour

The 2017 WorldTour has arrived and its first race, the Santos Tour Down Under, is the perfect chance to see all the new team bikes in one...