I didn't love this bike for racing, but it was a workhorse in the mountains, especially going downhill.
What to wear when cycling in rapidly changing weather.
Best for long, cool-weather gravel rides off the beaten path.
‘Ball and socket’ technology layered on top of MIPS, in a well-ventilated and comfortable lid.
Inexpensive and effective upgrade that will inspire confidence and make your bike look new.
The GVR is a nimble carbon gravel bike that can fit in most places, including a start line and a bike tour.
More sensors, enhancements to activity and recovery metrics, and ‘Sleep Coach’ improve upon the previous version of the recovery monitoring wearable.
Senior editor Betsy Welch shipped a bike from Hawaii to Colorado. This is her experience.
I like the new geometry, the overall ride feel, and the parts package. And yes, I broke the seatpost.
This sub-16-pound dirt race rig is exceptional for going up fast, but don't look for bells, whistles, or storage here.
I love the shift performance, the D-Fly integration, the battery life, and the reliability. With the braking changes, Shimano has moved closer to eliminating one major complaint of road discs.
What do you pack for two weeks of remote riding and camping with dust storms, river crossings, grit, and rain? Here is my complete list, and how it all worked.
Lots of positives and some negatives in this broad spectrum of gravel components.
This isn't a gravel bike. It's an excellent road bike that's also right at home on dirt roads.
So pricey. So comfortable. Such a great hot-weather kit.
Comfortable, fully wireless earpods offering pro sound quality, and easy configuration through an app.
The latest S-Woks shoe is a definite departure, and I love just about everything about it.
The ARC 1400 Dicut DB wheels offer aerodynamic benefits and plenty of crosswind stability. The DT 240 hubs are the star of the show, though.
The Heckler is a ripping fun bike with some of the same ride characteristics of other Santa Cruz bikes.
The Smith Forefront 2 is an excellent mountain bike helmet that I keep reaching for despite this one thing that really bugs me . . .
Specialized's Power saddle with Mirror Technology is the most comfortable saddle I've tested. But it comes at a price most can't afford.
The Helium Platform 2 hitch rack is one svelte carrier, with its bare aluminum appearance and simple functionality. But one thing really bugs me...
Invani's reversible jersey offers two colors in a single jersey. But more importantly, it's a comfortable jersey with smart details.