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    5 Great Tires for Gran Fondos

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    We looked at the demands of a gran fondo and picked 5 tires to fit the bill. Ride well with three all-round performers, one for dry conditions, and...

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    Top road disc brake bikes

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    Road disc bikes have rolled past controversy and are now becoming the standard, from everyday riders to World Tour racers. Here are our picks of th...

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    Sprinting with Sagan

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    World champion Peter Sagan answers BikeRoar's questions about the season, his keys to success, and he gives his tips and advice to aspiring cyclist...

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    5 important questions when buying a road bike

    Posted by Joey Esterhuyzen

    Making your first road bike purchase? Use these simple questions to make sure you get the most out of the transaction and roll away happy.

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    Differences between Shimano Tourney, Altus, Acera, and Alivio components

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    Are there significant differences in Shimano's lower-end groupsets? We show the range from top to bottom and explain where these entry-level compon...

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    Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Cyclists

    Posted by Jayne Rutter

    If you love a cyclist, show your affection for them and their passion by giving one of these bike-related Valentine's Day gifts.

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    6 top gravel bikes under $2000

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    Our top 6 picks for gravel / adventure bikes around $2000. These are for cyclists who like on and off-road riding and value at a moderate price point.

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    Today's helmet tech reduces rotational-impact head injuries

    Posted by Josh Palmer

    We examine the latest in bicycle helmets – much improved protection than those of yesteryear, with designs and materials to handle the complex inte...

  • Get more cycling motivation with these incentive and reward apps

    Get more cycling motivation with these incentive and reward apps

    Posted by Jayne Rutter

    Bicycling is great just because, but if you're in need of some added motivation for pedaling your bike, we have some suggestions for incentive and ...

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    Eat, Drink and be Merry: 5 tips to success at a 24 hour race

    Posted by Andrew Handyside

    It is a tough discipline, but there are ways through the haze and fog of pain and exhaustion when you set out to tackle a 24 hour race. Here's how.

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    Stocking stuffer ideas for cyclists

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    Fill the stocking of your favorite bike rider this holiday with one of these gift ideas.

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    When is the best time of year to buy a bike?

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    Choosing your shopping season wisely can pay off with good deals on great bikes. We consider some of the factors that sway prices up or down, and c...

  • Holiday gift guide for cyclists

    Holiday Gift Guide 2017

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    You've got a cyclist on your 'nice list' and we have some ideas they'll be sure to appreciate. Check out these Christmas / holiday gift picks.

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    7 things to look for when buying a carbon road bike

    Posted by Christian Woodcock

    Before spending thousands of dollars on any carbon road bike, check out these tips. They'll help you fine tune your decision to get the bike that y...

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    Bicycle driving license - do you have to carry ID?

    Posted by Thomas Kowal

    With some exceptions, cyclists around the world have the same rights, privileges, and obligations as motorists. Is a bike license or identification...

  • Why you may never need to bunnyhop your bike again

    Why you may never need to bunnyhop your bike again

    Posted by Anthony Morrow

    A bunnyhop should certainly be in your arsenal of bike skills, but a pop or punch approach to trail obstacles and ledges might be a better approach...

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    How to pick a cycling coach

    Posted by Shoshauna Routley

    A good cycling coach can make you a better cyclist, but how do you pick the right one? We tell you the things to look for and explain how they matt...

  • Cycling dressing for the winter chill

    Dressing for the winter chill

    Posted by Christian Woodcock

    8 must-have items for your winter cycling wardrobe. Get this gear to keep warm and keep pedaling through the cold, the wet, and the snow of winter ...

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    Don't give up on your road bike

    Posted by Marcus Speed

    Cycling isn't an easy sport and you may have contemplated giving up, but there are plenty of rewarding reasons to stay in the saddle of your road b...

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    How to ride rutted out trails

    Posted by Josh Palmer

    Riding trail ruts can be a big challenge, as one wrong move can lead to a bad crash. BikeRoar is here with some great tips to help you confidently ...

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