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The S-Works of Conrad Stoltz new

Just ahead of the 2014 ITU Cross World Championships we looked closer at the Specialized S-Works Epic 29er of defending champ Conrad Stoltz.

Litespeed Freedom

Litespeed's Brad Devaney and I conspired on a gravel bike and here it is, my current main squeeze. I call it the Freedom because that's what it means to me.

Anne Haug's Canyon Aerorad

We took a closer look at the custom painted Canyon Aerorad CF SLX of German ITU Pro Anne Haug. We also got to see a trick new integrated stem from Canyon.

Andreas Raelert's Cube Aerium

The Raelert brothers signed up with the German brand Cube this year and here is a look at the race bike of Andreas Raelert as he had it for Ironman Frankfurt.

Introducing the Cannondale F-Si

If you are into XTERRA racing or just love mountain biking in itself, the new Cannondale F-Si may be the perfect steed for you. Light, agile, fast and a 29er of course.

Smooth miles with Kona

We review a unique endurance road bike from the Kona brand. With a full line of models made for tarmac, gravel, or whatever you desire, these are not your typical road bikes.

Campagnolo Chorus EPS launched

Chorus is the best selling Campagnolo group and it is now available as an EPS edition. This may be the product many folks have been waiting for.

The SRAM Rival 22 group

SRAM now offers a Rival 22 group in a hydro rim or disc brake version, plus a mechanical rim brake edition is also available from this brand.

Smith introduces Overtake helmet

Smith Optics launched their first road helmet at the 2014 Press Camp and it made quite a fine impression on the attending media and industry folks.

A new Orbea Orca is launched

Basque brand Orbea introduced a new Orca road race bike at the Press Camp in Deer Valley, Utah and here are the first images of this distinctive machine.

Zipp unveils Firestrike 404 wheels

Zipp introduced a new wheel set in Utah - Firestrike 404. It features a new dimple pattern, a textured brake track, a wider rim shape and more.

First look at the Ridley Fenix Disc

Belgian brand Ridley will offer a disc version of their popular Fenix road bike for 2015 and they showed it to media at the 2014 Press Camp in Deer Valley, Utah.

First look at the GT Grade

The Grade is a new adventure bike from GT and it is a very sharp looking ride, but please - do not call it a gravel racer. Enjoy these first images from rainy Utah.

John Polson's Parlee TTi

We ran into Aussie Pro John Polson at the AeroCamp 2.0 at the A2 Wind Tunnel and we snagged his Parlee TTi race bike and took a closer look.

Climbing in California

John Summerson's new edition of Climbing by Bike in California adds color and depth to the lifestyle of a training cyclist and multisporter. It's both a field guide and a devotional.

Thule RoundTrip Transition

We have spent time with the Thule RoundTrip Transition hard shell bike travel case and you can learn here how we felt about this impressive looking box.

The Merida of Sam Douglas

Young Aussie Sam Douglas is spending a few months in the USA and when he raced the 70.3 Raleigh we looked closer at his Merida Time Warp race bike.

Gourmet Goggles

Most of the time we're spending $20 or less on TYR, Speedo, Aqua Sphere and blueseventy goggles because they work. But here's 2 goggles you should know about, from Barracuda and Zoggs.

Luis Infante's fine Felt AR

Slowtwitch forum member Luis Infante recently shared pics of his very smartly built Felt AR aero race bike and we now have a detailed gallery of it.

The DB of Alex Candelario

The name Diamondback reminds many of us about BMX and mountain bikes, but they do make some nice road bikes too and we looked closer at one of them.

Alison Tetrick's Felt F1

TWENTY16 rider Alison Tetrick won the KOM and Sprint titles at the 2014 Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, and here is your chance to see her Felt F1 race bike.

The Wilier of Travis McCabe

Travis McCabe who races for the SmartStop / Mountain Khakis team earned the win at the 171km UCI WS Cycling Classic. We looked closer at his Wilier Cento1Air setup.

Shelley Olds' Cipollini Lógos

American Shelly Olds who races for the Italian Alé Cipollini team took the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic with a perfectly timed burst and we looked closer at her bike.

We Noticed: Osymetric ...

Ramped Osymetric chainrings, WTS 2014 starts, Anne Haug has a new custom painted bike, a tough as nails Blender and more in this What We Have Noticed edition.

Argonaut: Best in Show

The Argonaut Cycles gravel racer was awarded Best in Show at the 2014 Handmade Bicycle Show and it is the first bike we noticed when we walked in.
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