The Best Road Bikes of 2009

Apr 21, 2009
Outside Magazine
The Best Road Bike

You need a new bike. And whether you're just getting into the sport, replacing an old ride, or adding to your collection, we've got the right road bike for you. How can we be so sure? Our team of 20 pro and amateur racers logged thousands of test miles—from France and Spain to Arizona and Colorado—to put every new rig through the wringer. Presenting everything you need to know about the best road bikes of 2009.

Cervélo S3
Ridley Noah
Wilier Triestina Cento1
Felt AR4
BMC Racemaster SLX01
BH Connect
Giant Defy Advanced 3
566 Rival
Specialized S Works Roubaix SL2
Pinarello FP3 105
GT GTR Carbon Sport
Van Dessel Hella Faster Ultegra SL
Orbea Fleche
Felt F95 Team Issue
Giant TCR

More Road Bikes From Our Buyer's Guide

Wilier Triestina Izoard
Cannondale Six 5
Bianchi 928 Carbon Mono-Q 105 Compact
Giant TCR Advanced SL 2
Cervélo P4
Independent Fabrication XS
Raleigh Supercourse

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