John Bradley

John Bradley

 John Bradley is a former senior editor for Outside and currently the editor-in-chief of VeloNews. Follow him on Twitter @johnwbradley.

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Giro Semi Full

Giro Semi Full

We loved the safety-goggle-like protection and peripheral vision of the Rx-compatible Semi Full. With the clear lenses in place, we felt more confident bombing down our favorite heavily forested...

Independent Fabrication XS

Independent Fabrication XS - Road Bikes: Reviews

The fully-custom, carbon-and-titanium XS can save your ass, literally. One tester spent 19 hours on it—in a single weekend—and was still able to walk afterwards. Indy Fab, an employee-...

Giro Prolight - Bike Helmets: Reviews

Giro Prolight - Bike Helmets: Reviews

Road Fastest and LightestThe Prolight is back—and it's nothing like the 1985 original. The lightest helmet on the market has a streamlined design and ultrathin, minimalist webbing that make...

Scott CR1 Pro Centaur - Road Bikes: Reviews

Scott CR1 Pro Centaur - Road Bikes: Reviews

STEALTH RACERScott checks in with one of the lightest competition frames on the planet—a blend of custom tubes and carbon welding that weighs a feathery one pound 15 ounces. For a frame this...

Shimano SH-R220 - Cleats: Reviews

Shimano SH-R220 - Cleats: Reviews

Heat the race-worthy, carbon-soled R220 in an oven at an authorized shop and a special vacuum will mold the shoe to your foot for a stable, slipper-like fit. bike.shimano.com

Mavic Zxellium

Mavic Zxellium

Though the mechanical buckle on Mavic’s top racing shoe resists big fingers and super-tight ratcheting—we loved the secure fit of the carbon heel cup and the nearly seamless comfort of the...