Road Biking

Ridley Noah

The Noah might not look like a traditional aero bike. But where the Cervélo and Felt rely on radically shaped tubes to cheat the wind, the carbon Noah goes in a different direction. Vents in...

Wilier Triestina Cento1

The Cento Uno shouldn't have snuck up on us like it did; it's the same carbon bike the first- and second-place finishers at last year's World Championships rode. Still, "I didn't expect that"...

BMC Racemaster SLX01

Why are some of BMC's sponsored pros choosing the Racemaster over the company's full-carbon, top-of-the-line Pro Machine? Because the Racemaster's stiff, atavistic aluminum bottom half delivers...

Van Dessel Hella Faster Ultegra SL

Consider the Hellafaster if you're thinking of entering your first criterium. This stiff aluminum frame is built for pure speed. It's not ideal if you put in big mileage on bad roads—"On chip...

Pinarello FP3 105

If you're more likely to ride the occasional century than hammer hill repeats by yourself in the rain, the full-carbon Pinarello FP3 is for you. A gentler version of the much lauded (and...

Felt F95 Team Issue

With its stiff aluminum frame and eight-speed rear cassette—as opposed to the broader gearing options of the ten-speed standard—the F95 is best suited to buttery smooth pavement and relatively...

Giant TCR

If you are truly looking to start racing, and think it might stick, this bike can grow with you. As with the BMC, an aluminum bottom half stiffens the frame for better handling and...

Giant Defy Advanced 3

The new Defy is a big part of Giant's re-energized 2009 road line. The frame is available in three different versions: aluminum, aluminum-carbon, or the smooth full carbon-fiber frame that...

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The Constructeur

Do your favorite woman a favor: Buy her a bike made just for her. Like the custom ones from Portland, Oregon's Ramsland. After years of seeing women on ill-fitting rides, the former bike...

King of Pain

“I raced in a tough way and at times I was a prickly, abrasive personality. I didn't have and I still don't have a lot of time for small talk and nonsense. You layer in the doping...

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