Cycling Buyer's Guides: buying advice for all areas of your ride

Cyclingnews Buyer's Guides
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Cyclingnews is committed to providing our readers with the absolute best advice when it comes to cycling tech and gear. Whether you're looking for a brand new aero road bike, a cheap Zwift setup, or the best bike bag for flying - we're dedicated to putting our team's experience to good use and provide tips, tricks, and genuine cyclist-to-cyclist buying advice. 

Our experienced team of testers and writers are field-testing, evaluating and group-benchmarking everything from entry-level products to professional equipment to provide you with an informed buying decision.

We will test all the latest products as they are launched, pitting them against the competition to help you decide whether or not they are worth your hard-earned investment. 

Best bike buyer's guides

Cannondale SuperSix EVO Dura Ace Di2 Hi-MOD

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If you're looking for a new bike, we've put a number of bikes to the test, compared the differences, and done the research so you don't have to. Here are a number of guides tailored to help you choose the best when searching for your new bike. 

We also understand that there are many different bike brands to choose from, each of which offer a range of model derivatives. And while this can be a complicated decision, we've put together an overview of each brand's range, explaining the differences to simplify your hunt. 


Castelli Clothing

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Bontrager XXX road shoes

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Kask Protone

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Accessories and Components

Oakley Sutro sunglasses

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The Best Bar Tape

Best bar tape: Fabric Hex Duo

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The best bar tape: comfortable handlebar tape to protect your palms

Considering that for the duration of all rides your hands will be in contact with your bar tape, this often overlooked detail can make a big difference to your riding experience for a relatively cheap outlay.

Whether you're looking to freshen up your bar tape, overhaul your groupset, or invest in an indoor training setup, our buyer's guides for accessories and components are here to help. 


If you're a fettler that likes to maintain your own bike, there's no such thing as too many tools, so keep your bike in tip-top condition with our range of maintenance related guides. 




Record your ride: Computers and cameras

Power meters and indoor training

Here at Cyclingnews, we're not only interested in sharing helpful buying advice, suggesting and recommending products we've tested. We also want to help you find the best price available on those very products, so we will regularly share information about deals we've spotted so that you can take advantage. Whether that's a road bike deal, a one-day flash sale, or the best road helmet deals this month, we're here to help!

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Cyclingnews is the world's leader in English-language coverage of professional cycling. Started in 1995 by University of Newcastle professor Bill Mitchell, the site was one of the first to provide breaking news and results over the internet in English. The site was purchased by Knapp Communications in 1999, and owner Gerard Knapp built it into the definitive voice of pro cycling. Since then, major publishing house Future PLC has owned the site and expanded it to include top features, news, results, photos and tech reporting. The site continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative English voice in professional cycling.