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Factor Ostro Gravel review: unapologetically made for racing

Aero gravel that's ready for all-road use, too.

'Dare to be different': Anna Kiesenhofer's golden Factor bikes

Dare to be different, regining Olympic champion unveils two custom painted Factor bikes celebrating her Tokyo 2020 gold medal.

We found an aero bike at the UCI weight limit: Mike Woods' Ostro VAM

As the Tour hits the mountains, we found a disc brake electronic aero bike weighing 6.8 kg.

All the new bikes we expect to see at the Tour de France

A new Canyon Ultimate, Giant Propel, and countless other bikes to break cover in the coming weeks.

Video: Time trial tech from Itzulia Basque Country 2022

Sometimes hitting the smaller races can throw up some tech treats, and that's precisely what we got at Itzulia Basque Country.

Factor Bikes enters the mountain bike market 

Two new off-road bikes from the premium road bike manufacturer.

Alex Dowsett's Hour Record bike: a track-adapted Factor Hanzo

With adapted dropouts, a £950 chainring, and a healthy dose of optimisation, will Alex Dowsett power this Factor Hanzo to a new Hour Record?

Chris Froome is investing in Factor Bikes – a Q&A with Factor CEO Rob Gitelis

The Factor founder talks new investments, growth plans, and industry bottlenecks.

Black Inc teases five-spoked carbon road wheels with retro vibes

An aero all-road clincher that's sure to stand out.

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...