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Ten products I loved in 2020: James Huang

Cycling took on a whole new meaning for me in 2020. Looking back, I’d more or less taken for granted the ability to head out for an hour ...

Vittoria’s new Air-Liner gravel tire inserts are refreshingly affordable

Foam tire inserts are quite popular in the mountain bike world for the way they guard against rim damage, ward off pinch flats, and allow...

2020 Tour de France tech: Inside EF’s tubeless tire foam party

At no other time in modern road racing history has there been such a multi-pronged assault on the once-untouchable tubular tire. However,...

We need a better way to measure tires: WAM and RAM could be it

Say you’ve got a bike that will officially handle a tire up to 700x28 mm in size. Now, in terms of figuring out what sort of tire might f...

Vittoria Tierra gravel shoe review: OMG, that purple!

Vittoria — the shoe company, not the tire people — has been diligently making cycling shoes in Italy since 1976, with a modest, though se...

Tubeless tires gaining ground in road and TT stages at the Tour de France

Fans of tubeless road tires have been eagerly awaiting the adoption of the technology at the upper echelon of the sport, and only recentl...

The art of making rubber: Inside Vittoria’s manufacturing facilities

During the recent launch of Vittoria’s next-generation graphene, attendees were given a tour of some of the company’s factories to see ho...

Enve Composites sounds alarm on open tubular and cotton clincher failures

Rolling resistance has become one of the hottest topics in road bike performance in recent years, and tire companies have been quick to c...

Vittoria updates tyres and wheels with second-generation graphene

Vittoria started adding graphene to its tyres and composite wheels in 2016. At the time, the company was able to demonstrate a variety of...

2018 Sea Otter Classic tech gallery, Part Three

When it comes to cycling equipment, much of the appeal lies in the massive breadth of choices that are available; with even a little bit ...

Component, accessory highlights from the 2016 Sea Otter Classic

The Sea Otter Classic isn’t just about bikes; there are heaps of new parts and accessories previewed for the coming season as well. Here’...

Inbox: Servizio Corse Opera Rosa

I receive many interesting things in my inbox and sadly I can't post everything. However, I was pleasantly surprised when I received this...