New Canyon-SRAM team announces roster and sponsors

The new UCI WorldTour team Canyon-SRAM was officially launched in London today. Made up of many of the same staff and riders as the highly successful but disbanded Velocio-SRAM team, there had been much speculation about what the new team would look like and who would be on its roster. All rumours were put to […]


Will wireless shifting be a game-changer? SRAM introduces eTAP

For the past three years we’ve seen spy shots, speculated amongst ourselves, spotted fake cables, and seen it openly on the bikes of development teams and on WorldTour teams at the Tour de France. We’ve all keenly watched SRAM’s progression into the world of electronic shifting and there hasn’t yet been a dramatic raising of […]


Ten things I liked at Interbike this year

I attended my first Interbike this year. The annual bike show in Las Vegas is the biggest industry gathering outside of Europe and comes just two weeks after EuroBike. It was a massive event and a bit overwhelming to be honest. But since the event takes place two weeks after EuroBike commenced, the latest technologies […]


Small hand modifications: Adjusting your lever reach

While ripping down a twisty mountain descent, the last thing you want to worry about is whether you can easily and comfortably reach your bike’s brake levers for an unexpected stop. Women with small hands struggle most often with this problem because most bikes come set up for riders with larger hands. The bike’s brake and […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

It’s a special Giro Rosa edition of Ella Picks with a heap-load of our favourite links to one of our favourite races of the year – but beyond the Giro Rosa, we’ve have some great finds for you, too. Our picks this week include fun news from Velocio, an inspiring column from The Nation about […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

It’s back! Ella Picks Monday is our effort to share with you the best, most important or most interesting content we stumbled upon over the past week. We’re the first to admit that our attention over the last few days has been squarely on the all-exciting Giro Rosa (more on that below); yet, we’ve still […]


SRAM RED 22 hydraulic groupset review

SRAM’s RED 22 hydraulic road groupset may have suffered a major hiccup after its initial release, but the company has rectified the issues that prompted the major recall and now RED 22 offers more braking choices than any other groupset on the market. In this review CTech editor Matt Wikstrom takes a look at RED […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Bradley Wiggins to debut rainbow jersey at the Tour of Qatar, team list confirmed; Kirsten Wild to skip the Ladies Tour of Qatar; Marianne Vos and Pauline Ferrand-Prevot to race MTB World Cups; SRAM’s wireless electronic groupset to be called eTap?; Behind the scenes of […]


The Week in Bike #53 – CGFYN News

This Week’s The Week in Bike will not be seen, so that we might instead bring you this special news presentation.


Behind the scenes at SRAM – a company tour

Put the words “Made in” in front of the word “Taiwan”, and it’s typically off-putting to many people. The perception is that products made in Taiwan, as with those made in China, are cheap and poor-quality. That perception exists across the board – if you’re talking about clothing, electronics or (in our case) cycling gear. […]