Road bikes

A look at Ben O’Connor’s BMC Teammachine as the Australian takes second place overall in the Tour

By Nat Bromhead | July 6, 2021 As Ben O’Connor is doing all he can to defend his position in the 2021 Tour de France Top 3, we thought it was time to take a look at the bike the West Australian is riding. 25 years. Changing frames at the …

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Take a look at the soon to be unveiled Zero FXE

Unveiled on July 13, Zero Motorcycles posted a teaser on their social media pages of the new FXE, showing off the bike’s silhouette, and not much else. In summary, it looks like the FX series will have a new sibling that will sport road tires like the FXS, which will …

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Inaugural Gravel Grinder Bike Event on Tug Hill Has ‘Epic’ Potential | Way of life

An inaugural event that promises to be “epic” will benefit from miles and miles of gravel roads in sections of three counties when cycled. Tug Hill Epic, on Saturday July 17, is the longest distance of the Gravel bike ride. The epic is 106 miles. The other options are 75, …

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9 best bike racks for e-bikes: compare & save (2021)

When it comes to high-end e-bike racks, many cyclists are torn between the Thule T2 Pro XT / XTR and the Kuat NV 2.0, which we also looked at. They don’t come cheap, but you get what you pay for in terms of quality, reliability, and features. We’ve broken down …

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Here’s why the Specialized Go is one of the best road bikes

Driving cars is fun; riding a motorbike is exciting. However, biking is on another level. Unlike cars and motorcycles, bikes depend on leg power, so there are no options for turbo boost or any other form of boost outside of your own endurance. When choosing a road bike, you will …

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Who is Mt. Tabor’s motorcyclist?

Dan the motorcycle man at Mt. Thabor last Wednesday. (Photo: Greg Schmitt) (Please welcome new collaborator Hannah Moraes! You may remember her post-race interviews with the Red R Crit last week.) A biker on Mt. Tambourine? During the weekly cycling race? After a collision between a rider and a skateboarder …

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At this intersection, drivers must ask bicycles to stop

At an intersection in the Dutch city of Delft, the traffic light is almost always green for cyclists and pedestrians. If a car stops, it has to wait because the intersection automatically triggers a red light for the bike path, but the light only lasts a few seconds, then the …

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Di2: the electronic game changer for cycling | Shimano’s greatest inventions

Di2: the electronic game changer for cycling | Shimano’s greatest inventions Posted on June 27, 2021 Share: Shimano Di2 represents the start of a huge change for the bicycle industry. Other bike makers had experimented with electronic gears before, but Di2 was the first electronic groupset to be widely adopted, …

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Drivers and Bikers: Don’t Forget Etiquette and Relearn How to Share the Road, Singapore News & Top Stories

Singapore is a bento box of a country, and a little over 725 km². The recent brawl between cyclists and motorists over a piece of limited public space reminded me of how small the island is and of childhood lessons that might offer a different way of approaching the problem. …

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Sevastopol national champion and cycling star Luke Lamperti recounts his thrilling victory in Tennessee

Skier, wakeboarder, former motocross racer and 8-time national cycling champion, Luke Lamperti has a wide range of talents. One of them finds his mother in the crowd. “Somehow, halfway through a race, he’ll find me and make eye contact,” said Maxine Lamperti, who has learned over the years to read …

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