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Bikes of the Bunch: Focus Izalco Max Disc 9 home-build

By day, Francis Lim works in planning and design. By night, he builds and tinkers with bikes in his tiny flat in Hong Kong to "let off st...

Opinion: An e-road bike won’t make you faster

I really like e-bikes. I own a nice one for getting around town. And every time I’ve ridden one off-road I can’t stop an idiotic grin fro...

Road bikes to expect in 2019: Speculation on the updated UCI approved list

It’s that time of year again: The world’s biggest bike race is just around the corner, as is Eurobike, the world’s largest bicycle trade ...

More of the best from Eurobike 2017: part one

The 2017 edition of the Eurobike trade show wrapped up this past Friday, and along with it, our live coverage of the best and brightest b...

Birds of a feather: The new BMC RoadMachine, Canyon Endurace CF SLX, and Focus Paralane

It’s been an absolute smorgasbord of all-purpose road bike introductions recently, with BMC, Canyon, and Focus all introducing versatile,...

Bike highlights from the 2016 Sea Otter Classic

CyclingTips is back from three days of roaming the expo at the annual Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California, and there was no shortag...

Keeping on track during the festive season

The festive time of year can be challenging when you still have training and racing goals to meet. As everyone around you is winding down...

Focus Cayo Evo LTD Review

I've had extensive experience with various Focus bikes and I'm a big fan. They've managed to hold on to their higly regarded brand percep...

Australian Custom Bicycle Show

For 7 years now I've watched the NAHBS evolve from afar. What started as a small scale show held in a hotel conference room has grown imm...

Focus Izalco Review

One of the first questions I almost always get from people while out on the road is "how's the Focus?". Our O2 Racing team has ridden the...

Mind Power In Performance Sport

This guest post was written by Tony Fahkry. Tony's life is dedicated to coaching people on the Mind-Body connection. He contacted me on t...

The Myth of Natural Ability in Elite Sport

Thanks to Justin Coulson for another insightful article he's written for us.  You can also read his personal blog here. The Myth Of Natur...

The Four Breeds Of Bike Racers

I've still got truckloads of things to talk about from my experience with the Rapha team during the Sun Tour.  John Herety, the Directeur...

Process vs Outcome Oriented Goals

Setting goals is great, however it can be a disappointing experience if you don't reach that end goal up to the expectations you've set f...

Hindsight Is 20/20

If I could go back in time knowing what I know now, there's a few things I would do differently as a young aspiring cyclist.  I'm not say...

Headwinds

It sure is nice cruising down your favorite road at 50km/hr with the wind at your back and barely breaking a sweat. This is what I did a ...

2009 New Years Resolutions For Your Cycling

Some suggestions on goals you can set for your cycling in 2009.  Remember,  something like "get strong" is not a very tangible ...

What Tools To Take On A Ride

It was wet and miserable on our weekend ride and nearly everyone had troubles with flat tyres. This lead to a debate between everyone on ...

All I Want For Christmas...

Well it's December 1st now and 'tis the season.  Cyclists are often accused of being a picky and a breed that's difficult to shop for.  S...

Building A Training Plan

You can train haphazardly and hope to have top form on race day or you can follow an organized training plan building up to your peak eve...

How To Pace Your Time Trial

Okay, I'm the last person on earth who should be giving tips on how to ride an individual time trial. However I can still pass on the &qu...