Road Biking

Sicily

IT'S ONLY DAY THREE of our 220-mile cycling trip through Sicily, but I already get Don Corleone's attachment to this island punted into the sea by mainland Italy....

Shoes

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Cervélo S3

Cervélo has been producing arguably the most coveted race frames in the world for a few years now, so we weren't surprised that the carbon S3, the Canadian company's new flagship model, was a...

Orbea Fleche

A race-worthy bike for less than a grand? Believe it. The Fleche pounces under the lightest pedal pressure and is nimble enough to move through a peloton. Like all aluminum bikes, it can be...

Felt AR4

The AR4 delivers the same race-proven geometry and aerodynamics that the Felt-sponsored riders of Garmin-Chipotle used in last year's Tour de France. It's not identical, of course—the frame is...

The Best Road Bikes of 2009

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...

Specialized S Works Roubaix SL2

When Specialized launched the original Roubaix, in 2004, it legitimized "comfort performance" as a viable category. With the all-new Roubaix SL2, the company stays ahead of the growing pack. ...

BH Connect

We don't intentionally crash-test bikes, but we'd be lying if we said we weren't surprised that this stiff, full-carbon racer survived a high-speed wreck completely unscathed, save for some...

GT GTR Carbon Sport

Rough mountain roads? Achy back? If you experience either on a regular basis, consider the GTR. This full-carbon frame muted high-frequency vibrations and bigger hits, and took the sting out of...

Look 566 Rival

The radically shaped chainstays. A top tube so flat it's nearly invisible from the side. You can tell simply by looking that the 566 is designed with one thing in mind: vertical compliance...

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