Allied Cycles releases a fast-looking XC/Trail mountain bike, Maxxis revises the Forekaster MTB tires, Stages adds dual-sided power meters for new Shimano road 12-speed groups, Fizik wraps your arch with a wild new shoe, BMC suspends the stems, Bell and Giro launch helmets with lights, and Giro piles on with some awesome new gloves and MTB shoes. Plus, the best rearview cycling mirror I’ve ever seen!
A much-anticipated Niner RKT XC race bike finally shows up (and it’s worth the wait), new MTB wheels from DT Swiss and Fulcrum, Enduro bearings spins up a refreshing take on the derailleur pulley upgrade, Feedback makes a monster bike workstand, Garmin powers up its GPS cycling computers, and American Classic offers up modern mountain bike tires at throwback prices.
Shimano re-introduces Di2 for mountain bikes along with impressive new eMTB motor tech, the Trek Fuel EXe gets as quiet as a non-eMTB, Hayes goes ultralight for enduro brakes, Cannondale Topstone adds a remarkably affordable gravel bike that’s bikepacking ready, and Reynolds upgrades their carbon gravel wheels!
Pirelli debuts faster gravel tires, Classified adds shallower gravel wheels with integrated wireless hub shifting, BMC makes a high performance e-road bike, Mason Cycles opens pre-orders for 105 Di2 builds, Tern adds a killer compact e-cargo bike option, and Dangerholm rocks out with a sweet new custom lightweight MTB build! Plus, we review the Campy Ekar group, and more!
It’s Tour de France time, which means everyone is launching new stuff. This week’s roundup is HUGE, with new Shimano 105 Di2 launching an extremely affordable wireless shifting group. Plus two killer new road racing bikes, the Scott Foil RC and Trek Madone SLR. Add in gravel wheels and an ENVE dropper post, a $250 Silca air gauge, TWO killer videos, and lots more, and we’ve got our biggest week yet!
Two of the most expensive items we’ve ever seen are here, with BLKTEC wheels hitting almost $5k and gold-plated brake pads in the triple digits. They’re balanced out by a very affordable commuter e-bike and what might be the best new chamois cream, er, balm we’ve seen in a while. Plus a review.
A new all-road bike that’ll carry everything, an ultralight bikepacking knife that inspires, an AirTag that hides in your tire (!!), Specialized’s new DH-hungry mountain bike tires, and a review of Eliel’s excellent (and expensive) new Del Dios road kit!
Roval’s fastest wheels go tubeless, Mission Workshop’s saddle bag straps to anything, DJI’s Mini 3 goes pro-ish, Limar’s finally got some style, a Swiftwick trail sock review, and more!
An ultralight full suspension custom build, pretty light and very affordable road wheels, a disc wheel with anti-drag, car camping/vanlife gear, a Fezzari Signal Peak 2.0 review, and more!