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Video: "I mean, what is gravel?"

Gravel riding means something different to everyone, and this video does a pretty great job…

Ten products I loved in 2020: Iain Treloar

This year’s been a swirl. Sometimes – oftentimes – it’s felt like a bathtub draining,…

Patents suggest next-gen Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 will go wireless and 12-speed

One of the biggest questions on the minds of cycling’s technology-minded types: will the next…

Shimano S-Phyre SH-RC902 road shoe review: Messing with success

Shimano’s latest flagship road shoe doesn’t really look all that different from the previous model.…

Nerd Alert podcast: 12-speed for everyone and the value of in-house component brands

In this episode of the CyclingTips Nerd Alert podcast, we discuss the merits of Ratio…

Shimano's 2021 shoe range brings high-end tricks to low-end kicks

Shimano has announced a wide-ranging update to its footwear range, with 15 new or redesigned…

An ode to the Shimano PD-M520, the world's most reliable pedal

The decades-long story of one of cycling's most enduring designs, what is perhaps the world's…

CT Recommends, the video series: Road cycling pedals

Here at CyclingTips we get to test a bunch of stuff, some of us more…

Nerd Alert Podcast: 'Ask a mechanic' returns, Zwift cheating, and MTBs

In our latest episode of Nerd Alert, we kick things off with a discussion of…

Nerd Alert Podcast: Flavel bikes, cheap MTB parts, and broken carbon frames

This week’s Nerd Alert episode starts with a lighthearted discussion about two big recent product…

Shimano 12-speed reaches new Deore mountain bike groupset

Slow to return SRAM’s aggressive serve, Shimano entered the 12-speed mountain bike market in 2018…

Shimano RX8 gravel shoe review: Not just mountain bike kicks

Shimano’s new gravel race shoe, the RX8, fills a somewhat unexpected void between its existing…

Evil Chamois Hagar gravel bike review: An unusual look, an unusual ride

Evil Bicycles infused a massive helping of mountain bike design into the recipe for its…

Shimano bolsters power meter business with acquisition of Pioneer

Pioneer Electronics today announced that it signed an agreement this past December to sell the…

Tech gallery: Head to toe with the shoes and helmets of the Tour Down Under

With a few exceptions, bikes within any given team all look the same. The riders…

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…

Hope and Chris King join a growing list to offer Shimano’s Micro Spline

When Shimano first introduced its 12-speed XTR mountain bike drivetrain, it did so with the…

Finding the best bicycle chain: What over 3,000 hours of testing revealed

Want to know which 11- and 12-speed chains offer the best durability and performance? With…

Ten products I loved in 2019: Dave Rome

Gosh, has it really been a year since I last wrote one of these? As…

The weekly spin: Building the ultimate climbing bike

It’s happening. The bike is built. The hard work has been done. I’ll be racing…

How to check for chain wear: The easy way, the best way, and why

Your bicycle’s chain is put through hell every time you ride. For every minute of…