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Breaking the bib shorts barrier

It can be a revelation

Behind the scenes at the Giro d’Italia

Plus, a ride in the Israel-Premier Tech team car as a young Canadian makes his race debut

Michael Woods and Riley Pickrell injury updates ahead of Giro d’Italia Stage 6

Both the climber from Ottawa and the sprinter from Victoria crashed and suffered multiple injuries

B.C.’s Riley Pickrell has strategies for the sprints in his Giro d’Italia debut

Even with riders like Milan, Merlier and Kooij at the race, the young fastman on Israel-Premier Tech could be in the mix for stage podiums

Canadian superfan back at the Giro supporting country’s riders

Sean Moretti offers encouragement to a Canuck making his debut at the Italian Grand Tour

Michael Woods is starting the Giro d’Italia with some of ‘the worst form ever,” but has plans for success

The Ottawa rider’s goals are driving him on as the end of this career is not so far away

First look at the new Cervélo Áspero

The frame is easier on your body, while making you faster

Stephen Roche discusses Tadej Pogačar’s chances of winning the Giro, Tour and worlds

The triple crown winner looks back at his amazing feat, and ahead to how the Slovenian sensation might do the same this season

The Big Trip on Bicycle Day

April 19 marks a notable spin by a Swiss chemist

The new Trek CarBack radar and light vs. the Garmin Varia

A look at how each device looks out for you

Specialized Globe Haul e-cargo bike makes it to Canada

The versatile rig lets the brand offer a lower price point machine that can move gear and kids

New Specialized Turbo Porto is a high-tech hauler

The mullet e-cargo bike features top-of-the-line design and accessories

Can the Trek Fetch+ 2 actually replace a car?

How the e-cargo bike changed the way a family got around

Exclusive first review of the Bridge Bike Works Surveyor

The made-in-Canada bike blends lively handling with a ride quality for big days out

What a super e-road bike like the Trek Domane+ can do for you

Pedal assist can support your rides in surprising ways

How YT Industries went from gravity to gravelly with the YT Szepter

The company’s product development manager on engineering fun

Reconnections and New Connections

Sometimes you can reinvigorate cycling in your life by returning to the start

An Israel-Premier Tech rider had St-Hubert ribs in the lead-up to the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

Teammates are keeping the identity a secret

Trek Domane+ SLR 9

A little help to get by your friends

The new Factor O2 VAM first look and ride impressions

A climber’s bike with aerodynamics for the inclines

First look: FSA VAS stem for gravel rides

The component comes with three elastomers to chose from

Close look: The lively Argon 18 Krypton frame is ready for just about any ride

Take the all-road bike on an around-the-world trek or adventures close to home

First look at the Rab Cinder clothing line for gravel riders

A two-day jaunt on the roads and trails near Boulder, Colo., reveals features of the new kit

A deep dive into the bronze-medal-winning ride by the Canadian women’s team pursuit squad

Strong legs and head games at the Milton Nations Cup

Just launched: The new top-of-the-line Trek Ballista and Trek Velocis helmets

Both lids are fast and light, but one is speedier, while the other has less mass

The new Giant Revolt X Advanced Pro gravel bike goes for the squish

The Taiwan-based company releases a drop-bar rig for more adventurous (read: bumpier) terrain

Trek Domane SLR 6

A premium mix of comfort and speed

Michael Woods, Hugo Houle and the tragic losses behind their career-defining victories

The two riders took their feelings of grief and transformed them in competition

Antoine Duchesne and Hugo Houle: The odd couple of Canadian cycling

Very different riders who helped one another grow as athletes and friends

Token Ninja bottom bracket review

The tread-together BB can keep a crankset spinning and creak-free in a press-fit frame

Review: Argon 18 Grey Matter

A spry aluminum bike in its element on rough terrain

The new Wahoo Kickr smart trainer has a connectivity boost

The direct-drive unit, as well as the latest Kickr Bike, can ship data over Wi-Fi

First look and ride impressions of the new Argon 18 Grey Matter

The Canadian brand debuts an aluminum bike for gravel adventures

The Zwift Hub is the virtual training platform’s new direct-drive trainer

The company expands from software to hardware to make it easier for new users to ride in Watopia

New stuff on Zwift that we’re looking forward to this upcoming trainer season

More features, routes and races are rolling out now and into the winter

The new Cervélo S5 is smoother in the wind and in its setup

The flagship aero road bike gets simplified, a little, sheds some weight and goes faster

New Shimano 105 R7100: The group goes electric

The mid-tier set is looking a lot like its top-end siblings with Di2 and 12-speed cassettes

First look: Garmin Varia RCT715 rear-view radar, camera and tail light

Why a video record of the view from behind can be critical resource

First look: Roval Alpinist CLX II wheels

Because a pro busted a wheel, the climber’s hoops, as well as the aero Roval Rapide CLX II, are now much more durable in a tubeless setup

First Look: Campagnolo Levante gravel wheels

The latest hoops from the Italian brand have a new (mini) hook

Giant Dash L200 and the Giant Dash M200 cycling computers: first look and impressions

New head units designed with Stages have top-notch data display

3T Exploro Ultra: First look and ride impressions of the gravel bike optimized for wide tires

The aero racer for rough roads sports a beefy down tube and round seatpost

Lazer launches 6 helmets with new rotational protection system

KinetiCore creates crumples zones around your head

First look: 4iiii Precision 3 left-side power meter

The latest device from the Cochrane, Alta., company for measuring your watts

How did Derek Gee end up riding with the Israel-Premier Tech recently?

The rider on the continental Israel Cycling Academy showed he could be in the mix with the sport’s best

First look: Cadex AR 35 Disc wheel system for fast gravel rides

The new hoops are joined by AR and GX tubeless tires for rough routes

First look: Wahoo Kickr Rollr trainer

The new trainer could be perfect for early spring as you start to ride outside, and then the weather chases you back inside once again

Is a WorldTeam based in Israel also Canada’s team?

Israel-Premier Tech’s mission is to elevate cycling in the Middle Eastern country as well as the state’s image. Yet, with five riders and many staff members from the North, the outfit could bring Canadian cycling to new heights, too

Review: Cube Nuroad C:62 Pro

New frame mixes stability and agility for sensible gravel riding

Argon 18 Sum: First look and ride impressions of the new performance road bike

The Montreal company launches a new frame designed for hunting podiums

Review: Cervélo Áspero-5

Getting faster on rough surfaces and through turbulent air

Review: Argon 18 Dark Matter

A sharp mix of comfort and speed

Four top trainers reviewed: Find the machine that works for you

The best ways to go nowhere fast this winter

Sep Vanmarcke’s first bike was a salvaged frame taken from the trash

The Classics rider gives an emotional talk to young Israeli riders about his early days in cycling

Chris Froome goes mountain biking in the Negev Desert

His Israel Start-Up Nation teammates look out for him, and tease him a little

Giant Revolt Advanced Pro 0: First look and ride impressions of the revamped gravel racer

Feedback from the fast guys informs the 2022 bike

Guillaume Boivin puts in best ride by a Canadian at Paris-Roubaix in more than 30 years

How the Montreal rider distinguished himself at the muddy Hell of the North

Trek Checkpoint SL 6: A first look at the new do-it-all gravel bike

Also, a tour of the revamped lineup of bikes and bags for mixed-surface adventures

Cervélo R5: First look and ride impressions of the 2022 climber’s bike

The right reductions raise the performance of this road machine

Gunnar Holmgren’s Moroccan chicken tagine

“I’ve always liked cooking, and eating. You have to like eating as a cyclist,” Gunnar Holmgren says with a laugh. […]

Why Michael Woods is racing the Tour of Britain for the first time

Ottawa native usually targets stages in Spain or climbs in Quebec

Shimano Dura-Ace R9200: Features and first impressions of the new series

The top-end road group gets wireless shifting, 12-speed cassettes, new wheels and more

Opinion: It’s really hard to support the Olympics

The multi-sport event is fraught with problems, and the pandemic adds more of them

Antoine Duchesne was surprised by his teammate’s Giro d’Italia lead

The Saguenay, Que., rider gets a short rest before the Italian Grand Tour resumes

What could freak out Svein Tuft?

The retired pro from Langley, B.C,. shares his wisdom that comes out of years of racing and exploring, and talks about an old fear and current projects

Trek launches new Bontrager Aeolus RSL 51, Aeolus RSL 62 and Aeolus RSL 75 wheelsets

House brand of the Waterloo, Wis., company focuses on aerodynamics and stability to get you more speed

Gran fondo documentary, The B.I.G. Cycle of Life, reviewed

Film about Sarnia , Ont., event shows how bikes became important for better living, and better dying

Why the last Canadian racing cyclocross in Europe had to flee for home

Siobhan Kelly’s season in Belgium was cut short by one race

Review: Felt AR Advanced

A versatile wind-cheater

Review: No. 22 Drifter X

A fast titanium rig for rough routes

Review: De Rosa Merak

A name from 20 years ago on a bike that’s very now

Review: Giant Revolt Advanced 0

Explore far from home or the corners of your own neighbourhood

Review: Giant TCR Advanced Pro 0 Disc

A three-way battle between lightness, stiffness and aerodynamics produces a finely balanced machine

Review: Pinarello Dogma F12

An elite bike with democratic tendencies

Review: Elite Direto XR and Sterzo Smart bring virtual riding to the next level

Control your Zwift avatar’s side-to-side movement

Review: The Kurt Kinetic Road Machine Control is an affordable indoor trainer

The smart, on-wheel device will connect to any virtual training platform

Review: The Tacx Neo 2T is quiet and powerful

The trainer requires a bit of setup but delivers a high-end experience

Review: The new Wahoo Kickr addresses all your trainer grievances

New features include automatic calibration, squishy feet and a networked connection

3 cool new tools from PRO

Plus 12 others that are pretty all right, too

The new Specialized S-Works Aethos is more than just crazy light

Race it, or don’t. The bike by the Morgan Hill, Calif.-based company gives you high performance for any type of ride you want to do

New Campagnolo Ekar gravel groupset: 7 key features you need to know about

Fans of the Italian brand and rough rides are in luck, as long as they aren’t superstitious about the number 13

5 bags for bikepacking and what to stick in them

Optimize your adventure setup

Review: Argon 18 Subito E-Road

Your ebike years are already here

The new 2021 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 is out for (re)Venge

The pro road machine gets more aerodynamic and a big vote of confidence

Why the new Cervélo Caledonia 5 is named after a rough Canadian road

From a busy street in Toronto to the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix, and back

The Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, the pandemic and hope for a city

Montreal has been hit hard by COVID-19. A bike race could be what the metropolitan area needs, if that race makes it to its own start line

Don’t tell me the cyclist wasn’t wearing a helmet

A seemingly objective fact used as slander

The new 2021 Trek Émonda mixes climbing prowess with better aerodynamics

What happens to a lightweight performance bike when a company reduces its drag?

Vancouver cycling jersey maker swamped after switching production to face masks

The founder of Pillar Heights took what he knew about making clothing fit right to personal health protection

Waiting for it to get cold enough for a fat-bike expedition in Ontario and Manitoba’s Far North

Three riders will cover 752 km on the world’s longest winter road in mid-March

Why I should quit Strava

And why I won’t

For two decades, Cyclo Nord-Sud has been improving lives with bikes

The Montreal-based group has expanded its focus from communities abroad to those here at home

My one problem with gravel riding

What do we give up when we head to the bumpy stuff?

Quoc Gran Tourer shoes reviewed

Almost too nice for gravel, almost

Watch: Michael van den Ham previews the 2019 Canadian cyclocross championship course

Watch defending champion smoothly take on the grass and mud in Nicholls Oval Park in Peterborough, Ont.

Where the riding only feels remote

In Peterborough and the Kawarthas, you can ride quiet roads, and then take in a vibrant town

MEC Provincial Trail review

You have to 700 see it to 650(b)elieve it

Michael Matthews on the Quebec Grand Prix races

The Australian fast man looks back at his 2018 double and the strategies and tactics within the Canadian Classics

Mary Sue Milliken’s barbecue chicken bowl with avocado corn relish

Make your favourite roasted, grilled or smoked chicken and baste it with the adobo barbecue sauce for the final 30 minutes of cooking. Serve with grains, greens and avocado corn relish