If you are ready to spend good money on a set of all-around, carbon road bike wheels for your rim brake bike, dig into my reviews and comparison of the best
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Wheelsets and Tires
If you own a road disc bike, you may be looking for that one all-around, carbon disc wheelset that performs well across a wide range of terrain.
If you are looking for a pair of new tubeless bike tires for road cycling, I’ll tell you what matters most in choosing between them and which are the best ones out there.
I review the best road bike wheel upgrade options for bikes with rim brakes, most of which can be had for under $/£/€1000.
If you’ve bought a road disc bike recently, you’ve probably asked yourself…which road disc wheelset would be a real upgrade at a reasonable price?
How do you decide which are the best road bike wheels for you and where you should buy them? This post answers these and other question we road cycling enthusiasts face when it’s time for new wheels.
I review the latest and best climbing wheels, explain why they are the right choice for some riders, tell you which I like and don’t, and why.
If you are a serious regular cyclist, you need to focus on aerodynamics and aero bike wheels, two things that are critical to cycling fast on the flat earth we ride.
Where to Get Your Cycling Gear
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This post gives you my up-to-date online bike store rankings of those with the best prices, selection, customer satisfaction, and support for cycling enthusiasts
Groupsets and Components
Now that 11-speed Shimano Di2, SRAM eTap, and Campagnolo EPS groupsets are well accepted, you may be wondering, should I upgrade and which is best for me?
While road bike pedals may not be very sexy or expensive compared to your bike frame, other components, and kit, they are just as important to your performance, comfort, and safety out on the road.
Power Meters and Computers
The Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT is a clear winner, exploiting the Garmin Edge 520’s shortcomings and matching many of the features where Edge units excel.
I’ll tell you what I’ve found should matter (and shouldn’t) to enthusiasts choosing a power meter, how I chose from over 20 proven ones, and which are the best.
Clothing and Accessories
Road bike shoes should transfer your power efficiently, fit comfortably, look good, and be reasonably priced. The best ones I’ve reviewed do all of that.
Before an aero helmet was created for roadies, helmets were mostly about protecting our heads while keeping us cool. Now, they can also make us faster.
Here’s my review of 24 pieces of spring and summer cycling kit that you can see, read about in detail, and compare using my price and rating charts.
Riding comfortably early and late in the year means you’ll need to wear some of the best spring and fall cycling kit. Here are my recommendations for you.
Every new cycling season brings new products, clearance sales on last years models, and further changes in how products are sold. This year is no different.
In the middle of the onslaught of sale/deal/promo hype this time of year, I wanted to share all the “good stuff” with you in one post.
If you want to ride your fastest and enjoy yourself the most, cycling’s new tech – road disc bikes, tubeless tires, and electronic shifting – is now tech
Paceline riding requires a discipline almost as demanding as synchronized swimming. But you seldom get to practice paceline riding before it’s time to perform and touching wheels can have a far worse outcome than touching arms in a pool.
While I started with a set of beliefs about choosing cycling gear shaped by the cycling media and suppliers, here’s 5 big ones I’ve dropped and replaced.
Cycling enthusiasts want to ride faster on our bikes. It’s what makes us who we are. In this post I’ll tell you how the right cycling gear and kit can help you ride faster.