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The Safest Road, Mountain Bike And Urban Helmets As Rated By Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech’s Helmet Lab has released its latest round of cycling helmet safety assessments, rating 138 helmets this year – a number that’s grown from 86 in 2019. The helmets…

New Specialized Riprock is a kids’ mountain bike built to stoke tiny shredders

Specialized has overhauled its Riprock kids’ bike, updating the geometry and ditching the suspension fork to make this a shred-ready trail bike for children. Having been first released in 2016,…

Canyon Fills Out The Spectral Family With Aluminium, 650b And Mullet Options

With Canyon’s Spectral receiving a new carbon 29er frame a year ago, the direct-sales brand has now expanded the Spectral range to include alloy versions of the 29er, as well…

Road Bike Groupsets: Everything You Need To Know

A road bike groupset is the collection of components that make you stop and go – in other words, the drivetrain, shifters and brakes. Plenty of companies make bike components,…

The new Specialized Crux is “the world’s lightest gravel bike” | 725g for a 56cm S-Works frame

The new Specialized Crux is claimed to be the world’s lightest gravel bike, boasting a claimed weight of 725g for a 56cm frame, with top-end complete builds starting at 7.25kg.…

Luxurious natural Lyocell bar tape from Grepp, a solid tool-free rack and an oh-so-expensive saddle from Specialized

What a week it’s been for new bike tech! We kicked things off on Monday with the release of Continental’s new GP5000 S TR tyre, which is claimed to be…

Continental celebrates 150th anniversary with glorious gold gravel tyre and limited-edition Open U.P.

Continental Tyres is 150 years old and has been making bike tyres since it started out in 1871. To celebrate the event, it’s worked with bike-components.de to launch a limited…

All-new Vittoria Syerra is the first official downcountry mountain bike tyre

Vittoria’s new Syerra mountain bike tyre has a downcountry-specific design. Its tread pattern, casing, and compound are tailored to meet the more rigorous requirements of the now well-established downcountry discipline.…

Specialized issues voluntary recall and stop ride notice for all current Tarmac SL7 bikes

Specialized has issued a stop ride notice on all existing Tarmac SL7 bikes. The voluntary recall is due to be announced on Tuesday 12 October and relates to the headset…

Best chamois creams | 7 of our favourite chamois creams for chafe-free cycling

For longer days in the saddle, chamois cream can literally save your butt. However, as with anything in cycling, there are plenty of creams to choose from, covering a variety…