2016 Road Bike Buyers Guide

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2016 Road Bike Buyers Guide

THE BIKES

Get Your Race Face On
Lightweight, stiff platforms
All-Road Bikes For Added Versatility
Expand your ride with more versatility
Endurance Bikes Bring The Comfort
A category of road bikes for the long haul
For That Aero Advantage
The latest crop of aero-road bikes
Full Metal Effort
Who needs carbon when you’ve got steel, titanium and aluminum?
It’s A Handmade Thing
Craftsmanship in spades from bicycle artisans
For The Ladies
A diverse mix of bikes for the female cyclist

FEATURES

Aero Shootout: Specialized Venge ViAS vs. Trek Madone
The newest crop of aero kings go head to head
The Latest Dirt On Gravel Bikes
They’re still road bikes, but with added value
Road Bike Suspension Review
Is the future of cycling in comfort?
SRAM Red eTap Electronic Wireless Drivetrain
Cutting the cord of shifting
25 Friends You Should Get To Know
Our best tips to help improve your ride

TECH

Electronic Shifting, Don’t Fail Me Now
All you need to know about Shimano Di2 groups
RBA Q&A
A selection of the best reader questions from the past year
Maintenance Roundup
Everything you need to know to care for your new bike
Shootout: Value-Laden Pedals
Three platforms for your consideration
Park Tool DS-1 Scale
It’s still all about weight
VeloWurks Prime Floor Pump
Maybe the last floor pump you’ll ever need