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JRA with the Angry Asian: Why the bike industry makes you want, and then wait

Canyon launched its US operations just a few weeks ago, and many eager American buyers…

JRA with the Angry Asian: On the beauty of cycling

I’ve long pondered what exactly it is I love so much about riding bikes, and…

The gold-medal bikes of the 2016 Rio Olympics

The Olympics is arguably the grandest competitive stage in the world that pits athlete against…

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 9: Rethinking road bike tire sizes and pressures

Road cyclists have long taken as a given that, if you want to go fast,…

The revolutionary Project '96 GT Superbike — and its lasting impact on bicycle engineering

The 1992 Olympic Games had just finished, and USA Cycling, together with a group of…

A tale of two bells: Spurcycle vs. the counterfeiters

Spurcycle launched its bicycle bell in August 2013 as so many companies do these days:…

What the Specialized Venge ViAS Disc suggests for the future of aero disc road bikes

Specialized recently unveiled a disc brake-equipped version of its Venge ViAS aero road bike. The…

Davis Phinney’s '84 Olympics bike and the golden dream that almost was

Davis Phinney and Connie Carpenter-Phinney — the parents of current cycling phenom Taylor Phinney —…

Why Felt spent years developing new non-aero road bikes — meet the new FR and VR

The 2017 Felt lineup will feature two all-new collections of carbon fiber and aluminum road…

Pro bike: Michael Matthews' Scott Foil HMX at the 2016 Tour de France

Australian Michael Matthews took his first-ever Tour de France victory on Stage 10, playing team…

Pro bike: Tejay van Garderen’s BMC TeamMachine SLR01

Tejay van Garderen is the United States’ best hope for a top GC finish at…

July 2016 Product Picks: Lazer, Giro, Lizard Skins, Mio, OruCase, and Fabric

Product Picks heads back to CyclingTips’ U.S. base in Boulder, Colorado, covering a wide range…

Cannondale launches revamped SuperX and CAADX cyclocross bikes

Cannondale’s new SuperX and CAADX cyclocross bikes head into the 2016-17 season with longer, lower,…

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 4: On road disc brakes and the needs of amateur vs. pro cyclists

Few equipment issues are more contentious in road cycling right now than disc brakes. Should…

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…

Tech feature: The tools, the mechanics, and the hidden dance at the Tour de Suisse

At any given bike race, the riders are invariably the stars of the show. They’re…

Prototype Shimano power meter and shoes show up at Tour de Suisse

Hidden in plain sight at the Tour de Suisse were two upcoming gems from Shimano:…

Disc brake trial stalls under continued rider objections

CyclingTips learned in May that the short-lived disc brake trial period for elite-level racing was…

Pro bike: Alexander Kristoff’s Canyon Aeroad CF SLX

Team Katusha sprinter and one-day specialist Alexander Kristoff stormed to victory in stage 7 of…

Fi’zi:k R1B Uomo road shoe review

Fi’zi:k has been in the cycling footwear business for six years now, and while they’re…