2018 Road Bike Buyers Guide


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ON THE COVER: Rightfully taking center stage is a beautiful 2018 Wilier Cento10AIR Ramato edition encircled by a Suomy Gun Wind helmet, Wahoo Elemnt computer, Stages LR/Shimano Dura-Ace crank and a Giro Empire Knit shoe, all of which can be found in the following pages. Photos: Courtesy.

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18 Entry-Level
We all have to start somewhere

Pounding the Pavement
For the drop-bar fan in all of us

 The Purpose of Dual-Purpose
Where gravel and cyclocross meet

When Women Want to Ride
Less specific, but still worthy

Electric Bikes
Yes, the e-road category has arrived


A little of this and a little of that

Better Than Aspirin
Nine of the latest brain buckets

These Shoes Were Made for Riding
Ten new shoes to slip on

A Little Bit of Hoop Magic
A dozen new wheels to help you roll

Two-Wheeled Barcaloungers
Someone asked, why do so many saddles come from Italy?


Welcome to 2018
This is what it looks like

From the Bike Path to a Century
A beginner schools himself to get stronger

Tips to Learn From
Plus the 10 that we ignore

Battle of the Plug-Ins
Shimano Di2 versus SRAM eTap

Power to the Power
Better fitness through better data

Pro Tips: How to Climb
It’s not easy, but it can get easier

Can You See Me?
Stay bright, stay seen, stay safe