Triathlon Cycling

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, ...

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 ...

Best Bike and Cycling Computers

A good bike computer can be a great way to get more out of cycling.  There are lots of bike computers made by lots of different brands, but we wanted to evaluate the best cycling computers on the market today. Competitive cyclists, triathletes, ...

Tacx Neo 2T Review

The Tacx Neo 2T -- Tacx's latest and highest end smart trainer model is a great smart bike trainer.  We view it as the Cadillac of all bike trainers -- or maybe we should get with the times, and say it is the Tesla.  Actually, the Neo is the Tesla ...

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 Road Bike Saddles

Finding the right road bike saddle is extremely important, yet often overlooked. Perhaps your original seat broke or is worn out, or you just don't like how it feels and you want to invest in a better one.  You might invest in a great road bike, but ...

Gravel Bike Buying Guide and 3 Best Models

If you are not yet into gravel biking, there is a good chance that you soon will be. Of all cycling categories (road, mountain, time trial, etc), one of the only that has been showing strong year-over-year growth is gravel biking.  Even before ...

Park Tool Bike Repair Stand Review

Park Tool bike repair stands should be on the short list for anyone considering a home bike mechanic stand.  They are some of the best on the market, and west gave them a first-hand test. We will talk more in a different piece about what to look ...

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 ...

Floor Bike Tire Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice new road bike or time trial bike, you might think an accessory like a floor bike tire pump is an afterthought.  Don't. The ability to pump your bike's tires quickly and accurately should be a staple of your ...