Best endurance road bikes 2024: Exciting and comfortable road machines

The best endurance road bikes will help you go far and fast in comfort. That's thanks to engaging and sprightly geometry that just isn't as aggressive as a full-blown race bike. And also thanks to things like ever-wider tyre clearances and sensible gearing which helps to smooth road vibrations and minimise fatigue over time.

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Paul has been on two wheels since he was in his teens and he's spent much of the time since writing about bikes and the associated tech. He's a road cyclist at heart but his adventurous curiosity means Paul has been riding gravel since well before it was cool, adapting his cyclo-cross bike to ride all-day off-road epics and putting road kit to the ultimate test along the way. Paul has contributed to Cyclingnews' tech coverage for a few years, helping to maintain the freshness of our buying guides and deals content, as well as writing a number of our voucher code pages.