Review: Specialized Tarmac S-Works SL7 is a fairly well mannered road rocket

I’ll make this easy: If you’re looking for an all-out speed machine to make every ride faster, go get the new Specialized Tarmac SL7. And particularly, the S-Works SL7 with the Roval Rapide CLX wheels. I’ve set higher average speeds for every ride I’ve done on it and enjoyed every minute of it. If you’re […]

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Niner RIP 9 RDO shines up for switch to Schwalbe tires; RLT gets more gravel options

The Niner RIP 9 RDO gets a metallic blue and silver colorway for 2021, helping it match (yet outshine) some of the options for their RLT gravel bikes. The bigger news is a switch to Schwalbe and DT Swiss spec across the board for mountain bikes and gravel. Here’s the details… 2021 Niner RIP 9 […]

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All-new Trek Powerfly full suspension e-MTBs hit the trails…and the street?

Real quick, if you’re not European, the concept of an urban full suspension e-mountain bike may seem foreign. But they’re a big category. With so many old-world dirt roads, cobbled paths and “gravel” roads connecting towns and villages, they’re a popular transportation option. Heck, we’ve even them used in alpine villages to get to mountain […]

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AASQ #84: Industry Nine, Tune and Hope talk hub engagement & spring/pawl versus ratchet

We know, there’s no such thing as a stupid question. But there are some questions you might not want to ask your local shop or riding buddies. AASQ is our weekly series where we get to the bottom of your questions – serious or otherwise. This one covers the fine micro and macro details of […]

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HED wheels see lower prices, new naming structure, updated graphics

It seems that for HED Cycling, 2020 is the year of the reset. Earlier this month, they announced a complete renaming of their gravel lineup and the addition of a new wheel. Now, the rest of their lineup is also getting a refresh with a new naming structure along with a number of price reductions […]

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Trek Domane+ ALR e-road bike brings more affordable power to the pavement

Trek’s Domane+ e-road bikes have been powering through the launch editions lately, starting with the lightweight Domane+ LT. Then they added a Project One custom option for it. The more powerful Domane+ HP offered a big boost of newtons, and all of those used carbon fiber frames. Now, the Domane+ ALR packages the lighter Fazua […]

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2021 Trek Slash added to Project One with exclusive Splatter Fade effect

The 2021 Trek Slash saw daylight recently in the capable hands of Katy Winton, Hattie Harnden, Florian Nicolai and Pedro Burns at the opening round of the Enduro World Series in Zermatt. The 29″ enduro bike gets more travel for this model year, now featuring a 160mm back end and a 170mm fork. What’s more, […]

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$18k Lamborghini x Cervelo R5 Disc combines Nürburgring style w/ the finest Italian components

Lamborghini and Cervelo are at it again. Most recently, the Cervelo P5x was given the Lamborghini design treatment that was inspired by the yellow panels of the new Urus SUV. This time, both the bike and the car responsible for the inspiration are a bit… sharper. In 2018, Lamborghini set out to reclaim the fastest […]

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No22 Bicycle Co. completely stealth frame coupler & bleed-free hydraulic brake splitter

No22 Bicycle Co’s new coupler system gives you a travel bike with virtually no visible frame brake. Even better, they’ve made it so you can run your Di2 wires and hydraulic brake hoses through the split without having to rebelled your brakes during reassembly! If you’re looking for an ultra clean road, mountain, or gravel […]

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Exclusive First Rides: Privateer 141 scales enduro-ready ride into new affordable trail bike

Pretty much an open secret from the moment when we saw their original enduro bike, Privateer is back with the new 141 – an affordable alloy trail bike with aggressive all-mountain leanings. We’ve had the exclusive opportunity to ride the upcoming 141 on our local European singletrack & bike parks for several weeks this summer… […]

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