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2021 Orbea Oiz short-travel MTB lightens up and brings flat-mount off-road

Need more evidence that the cross-country mountain bike market is heating up again? Cannondale showed off its new Scalpel not long ago, f...

The commuting boom: Shoddy's tips for riding to work

Over the past few weeks, I've attempted to delve into a few topics for all the new cyclists that are hitting the streets. First, I threw ...

Bikes of the Bunch: Orbea Orca randonneuring machine

When we think about the longer rides we like to do, we often end up with something in the range of maybe 3-5 hours. That sort of duration...

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 ...

Orbea Orca review: Basque in name, but German in soul

Orbea has always proudly touted its Basque heritage, and its latest Orca road racer is a strong testament to the brand’s lengthy experien...

Tour de France tech: Bikes and more from the stage 1 time trial

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (CT) – Stage 1 of the Tour de France is done and the wet weather caused havoc not just for the riders but also for th...

Ruth Winder’s secret to newfound success

The 2017 Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Empowered by SRAM (a.k.a the Women’s Tour of California) saw a great battle between the Ameri...

Bikes of the 2017 women's professional peloton

A new year of racing is well underway, and a new year usually means new bikes and components. From Carlee Taylor's Italian-made Cipollini...

First-look review: 2017 Orbea Orca and Avant

First up: a full disclosure. I’m a sucker for all things Basque. Be it the culture, the heritage, the classy riders that the region seems...

Tour de France tech: Cofidis sprinter aboard new Orbea Orca

Automobile companies often drape their prototypes in black and white angular patterns to stop keen eyed enthusiasts and rivals from worki...

Where Are They Now? Pedro Delgado

Over the course of a 12-year career, Pedro Delgado became one of the most successful Spanish Grand Tour riders of the 1980s and 1990s. Am...

Orbea's 175th Anniversary: The Movie

Late last year CyclingTips reporter Dave Everett travelled to the Basque Country to visit the Orbea headquarters. What came out of that t...

Bikes of the (future) bunch: Custom eTap builds

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, we feature three custom builds put together by Above Category with SRAM’s new wireless Red eTap gr...

Visiting Orbea: a bike brand 175 years in the making

Like Flanders and Brittany, the Basque region is one of the true heartlands of European cycling. The flags of these regions have become a...