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Garmin 1030 Edge Plus Review

We spent a couple months riding with the Garmin Edge 1030 Plus bike computer, both in road as well as gravel and off-road conditions. We came away impressed, but want to provide a full assessment for you. Here is what our experience told us. What ...

Great Gravel Bike Races

Gravel bike races are becoming a popular outdoor event.  Folks who enjoy cycling have really taken to gravel bikes, and the natural next step is for them to find races and large events.  Anyone who has done a gravel bike race knows that they are ...

Best Bike and Cycling Computers

A good bike computer can be a great way to get more out of cycling. Competitive cyclists, triathletes, weekend athletes, and bike commuters alike are continuously looking for getting more out of their rides, adding to the training quality and ...

5 Great Entry-Level Road Bikes

We love seeing people get into cycling – whether it is purely recreational, or to build up to longer rides, or to ultimately compete in a bike race or triathlon.  Our attitude is that the more cyclists there are, the more demand for trails, ...

Tacx Flux Smart Trainer Review

The Flux models, the Flux 2 and Flux S by Tacx, are solid smart trainer options for the money.  The term "sweet spot" comes to mind when writing about them -- they occupy a nice price point but also provide impressive functionality. What we like ...

Best Bike Rack or Carrier Options

We took a look at all of the car bike carriers on the market, can the best products quickly became pretty apparent.  Which bike rack you can use gets a little complicated, though, because the car you drive will impact the rack you can use. When ...

Saris H3 Smart Trainer Review

When it comes to smart trainers, there are really three that we consider top contenders.  The Saris H3 just might be our favorite of the bunch right now, especially when factoring-in the price tag. A few big changes have happened at CycleOps over ...

7 Best Cycling Deals

Black Friday weekend tends to be a great time to stock up on cycling gear, whether your focus is road biking, indoor cycling, mountain or fat tire, or just getting some better apparel. Here are the best 7 Black Friday deals we found. Bike ...

Garmin fēnix vs. Forerunner

When it comes to multisport watches, you have quite a few options.  As you research your options, you will quickly realize that many of your best ones are from Garmin. Garmin is a top-rated, trusted brand with several models to choose from which ...

Cycling Cleats and Pedal Basics: SPD vs. Look vs. Speedplay vs. SPD-SL

Cycling enthusiasts have a way of making things a little overcomplicated, and you have a look no further than the pedal and cleat systems for a case-in-point.  Most cyclists (including us) are gear junkies and will tell you that each cleat and pedal ...