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Wheelsets

THE BEST AERO BIKE WHEELS

Aero bike wheels look, ride, and race fast. Here’s my review of the best aero wheelsets for flat and rolling riding, road racing, and crits.

Tires

THE BEST TUBELESS TIRES

If you want the best tubeless tires for your road bike, there’s a lot to consider. I’ve reviewed what matters most and rated the top tires.

THE BEST GRAVEL TIRES

Picking the best gravel tires for the surfaces you’re riding can make the difference between a fast, confident ride and a slow, shaky slog.

Apparel, Shoes, and Helmets

THE RIGHT CYCLING SUNGLASSES

Choosing the right cycling sunglasses is hard. My “solution” has always been a compromise. Here’s a better approach to pick the best for you.

THE BEST ROAD CYCLING SHOES

The best road cycling shoes we tested transfer your power efficiently, fit comfortably, look good, and are reasonably priced. Here they are.

Gravel Gear and Kit

THE BEST GRAVEL BIKE SHORTS

The best gravel bike shorts perform on a long gravel ride like road bike bib shorts and give you the utility and protection of MTB shorts.

THE BEST GRAVEL SHOES

Looking for the best gravel shoes, we tested enthusiast-level shoes designed for gravel riding and mountain bike shoes you can also grind in.

THE BEST GRAVEL WHEELS

Gravel wheels are a breed of wheelsets for riding dirt and gravel roads that surpass what road wheels can give you. Here’s my report on them.

Power Meters and Computers

Groupsets and Components

BEST ROAD BIKE PEDALS

While road bike pedals may not be sexy or expensive, they are vitally important to your performance, comfort, and safety out on the road.


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