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    BEST ROAD BIKE WHEEL UPGRADES

    If you are riding on wheels that came with your bike or on ones you bought a few years ago, you likely need a better and probably wider set of wheels to get the performance as well as the comfort most road cycling enthusiasts want today.

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    THE BEST WIDER ROAD BIKE TIRE AND WHEEL SIZES

    My recommendations and rationale for the best combinations of wider tire and wheel sizes for road cycling enthusiasts based on your comfort, speed and/or handling priorities

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    BEST ONLINE BIKE STORE RATINGS

    This review gives you a ranked list of analytical, data-supported, comparative ratings of the top online bike stores that serve road cycling enthusiasts, those of us roadies that are regular, committed riders that are serious and knowledgeable about the gear we buy.

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    THE BEST WHEELS FOR ROAD BIKES WITH DISC BRAKES – 2016

    This post updates how the category of wheels for road bikes using disc brakes is developing and compares 20 of the best alloy and carbon wheelsets now available, highlighting 3 I recommend

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    THE BEST ROAD CYCLING CLOTHING

    Once I started wearing performance or technical clothing, I realized I’d reached another stage in my development and enjoyment as a cyclist.

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Wheels and Tires

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BEST ROAD BIKE WHEEL UPGRADES

If you are riding on wheels that came with your bike or on ones you bought a few years ago, you likely need a better and probably wider set of wheels to get the performance as well as the comfort most road cycling enthusiasts want today.

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BEST ROAD BIKE TIRES

What tires should I get? It seems like a pretty easy question. Actually, it’s not. In addition to what tire to get, what width, what tube and what pressure are all questions I’m hearing.

Clothing and Accessories

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THE BEST AERO ROAD HELMETS

Helmets used to just be something you wore, an extension of your kit. Now, some road helmets are more like performance tools and can save you nearly as much time as aero wheels or an aero frame, and do so for a lot less money.

Groupsets and Components

Bikes

Where to Get Your Cycling Gear

Logos April 2016

BEST ONLINE BIKE STORE RATINGS

This review gives you a ranked list of analytical, data-supported, comparative ratings of the top online bike stores that serve road cycling enthusiasts, those of us roadies that are regular, committed riders that are serious and knowledgeable about the gear we buy.

Power Meters

My Take