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  • Sram rival v shimano 105 v campagnolo centaur

    Compare: Shimano 105 v. SRAM Rival 22 v. Campagnolo Centaur

    Posted by Marcus Speed | over 1 year ago

    A look at Campy's 11-speed updated entry-level Centaur groupset and how it stacks up to Shimano's 105 and SRAM Rival 22 road bike groups for overal...

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    Puncture proof my road bike tire

    Posted by Christian Woodcock | over 1 year ago

    You're lucky if you can wear through a tire's life without getting a puncture or having it prematurely killed by road debris. Try these tips for pu...

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    How to ride slippery roots

    Posted by Josh Palmer | over 1 year ago

    One of the most intimidating features of any trail is a nasty section of off-camber, slippery roots. Bike Roar is here to calm your fears and walk ...

  • Do you even need shimano xtr

    Bro, do you really need XTR?

    Posted by Josh Palmer | over 1 year ago

    XTR is the pinnacle of Shimano's mountain bike groupsets, but is it the best for you? We look at why and when a top-end grouppo might be right, or ...

  • Clunk grind creak bike noise

    Clunk! Grind! Creak! Why is my bike making a noise?

    Posted by Terence Giesbrecht | over 1 year ago

    A noise from your bicycle can be annoying and a potential safety issue. Here is a guide to identifying and resolving bike clicks, clunks, and other...

  • Zwift and compatible indoor trainers

    Zwift and Compatible Indoor Trainers

    Posted by Jayne Rutter | over 1 year ago

    Zwift is a popular turbo trainer game / world that enhances indoor riding. Here's our guide to Zwift and compatible trainers and smart trainers, an...

  • Mountain bike toss

    Don't give up on your mountain bike!

    Posted by Josh Palmer | over 1 year ago

    Does a bad experience or crash have you feeling like quitting your MTB? Here's advice to help you address your issues and overcome the temptation t...

  • 8 favorite commuter bikes

    8 Favorite Commuter Bikes

    Posted by Marcus Speed | over 1 year ago

    Whether it's Bike Month, avoiding traffic, the desire to exercise, or simply to get out that inspires you, we have the bicycles you should look at ...

  • Summer cycling gear guide

    Summer Cycling Gear Guide

    Posted by Marcus Speed | over 1 year ago

    When the season turns hot, it's time to get the gear that keeps you cool, comfortable, and protected on the road and trail. Here's what we recommen...

  • Kids bikes for all ages sizes and disciplines

    How to choose a kid's bike

    Posted by Jayne Rutter | almost 2 years ago

    We give you the key aspects to consider when shopping for kids' bicycles and give you some of our picks for various riding styles, from BMX to MTB,...

  • Mothers day gift ideas

    11 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Cycling Moms

    Posted by Jayne Rutter | almost 2 years ago

    It's time to love, honor, and gift the cycling moms in your life. Check our these gift ideas we've compiled for Mother's Day covering a range taste...

  • Top bicycle pumps for bigger faster air

    Top bicycle pumps for bigger, faster air

    Posted by Marcus Speed | almost 2 years ago

    You need to get your bike tires filled with air to get riding. A good pump makes it that much easier, so we look at some that do it well by giving ...

  • 10 tax refund cycling splurges

    10 Tax Refund Cycling Splurges

    Posted by Marcus Speed | almost 2 years ago

    If you've got a tax refund coming (and we hope you do!), what better way to spend it than on some new bike gear? Here are some essential, practical...

  • 7 best wide road tires

    7 Best Wide Road Tires

    Posted by Marcus Speed | almost 2 years ago

    There are several benefits to running wider road tires including better traction and comfort. Here's more information about going bigger and some o...

  • Better breathing techniques for cyclists

    Better breathing techniques for cyclists

    Posted by Jayne Rutter | almost 2 years ago

    You're breathing, of course, but are you breathing the best way for bicycling? We examine nose and mouth breathing and techniques bicyclists can us...

  • Womens bike types and picks for 2017

    Women's Bike Types and Picks for 2017

    Posted by Jayne Rutter | almost 2 years ago

    Good bikes for women are tailored to female bodies and needs. We look at what's different and give you our picks of women's bikes to suit many ridi...

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    10 reasons to invest $1000 on your first mountain bike

    Posted by Christian Woodcock | almost 2 years ago

    In the market for your first serious mountain bike? Pay heed to this guide and avoid disappointment.

  • Bicycle spring cleaning guide

    Bicycle Spring Cleaning Guide

    Posted by Marcus Speed | almost 2 years ago

    Prepare your bike for the riding season with some spring cleaning and care. BikeRoar has a list of products and ideas to help you wash, clean, lube...

  • Bikes and gear for spring riding

    Bikes and Gear for Spring Riding

    Posted by Marcus Speed | almost 2 years ago

    Spring is the in-between season that makes outfitting for a bike ride a bit tricky. The BikeRoar team huddled to develop this list of clothing and ...

  • Spring suspension maintenance guide

    Springtime Suspension Maintenance Guide

    Posted by Terence Giesbrecht | almost 2 years ago

    Your bike's suspension needs care and service. There's no better time than now to get critical maintenance done before spring calls you out onto th...

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