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Past articles by Ron:

How to Replace a Bike Chain

You won’t get very far without a well-functioning chain. Here’s how to replace and repair this important component. → Read More

The Devinci Troy Carbon X01 12S: One of the Most Fun Trail Bikes You'll Ever Ride

Even 29er fans love this 27.5-inch trail bike, which shines on climbs as well as rough terrain → Read More

The Devinci Troy Carbon X01 12S: One of the Most Fun Trail Bikes You'll Ever Ride

Even 29er fans love this 27.5-inch model, which shines on climbs as well as rough terrain → Read More

The All-City Cycles Cosmic Stallion Is So Capable, You Can Hit Every Surface in a Single Ride

Don’t believe it? Here’s what our tester racked up on this steel road bike, all in one day. → Read More

The Eddy Merckx Liege 75 Isn’t Just for Superfans

​This smooth and sporty steel bike is incredibly fun to ride, and has style to spare → Read More

12 Must-Have Road Jerseys You Need Right Now

​Look great and feel fast in these great-fitting cycling jerseys. Take your pick, then take on the road. → Read More

The Fuji Roubaix 1.1 Disc Is the Bike You Want at a Price You’ll Love​

This disc-brake-equipped road bike is ready for any road or adventure, and its low price makes it a great value. → Read More

Stan’s NoTubes Rolls Deeper Into Carbon with New Arch and CB7 Wheels

New carbon versions of Stan’s NoTubes Crest and Arch wheel promise less weight and a better ride. → Read More

Legendary Framebuilder Ben Serotta Returns With a New Venture: Serotta Design Studio

​Legend Ben Serotta returns to bike building with two exciting new brands—a completely custom option and a more affordable semi-custom option/ → Read More

First Look: SRAM Guide T Disc Brake

​Get the stopping power of SRAM's four-piston caliper on your mountain bike at an affordable price → Read More

Get to the Top Twice as Fast on the Specialized Turbo Levo Carbon 6Fattie​ E-Mountain Bike

​Bicycling test editor Ron Koch reviews the updated Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Comp Carbon 6Fattie. → Read More

First Look: Look X-Track Pedal

​Look's new mountain bike pedal may be its first viable alternative to Shimano's SPD. → Read More

First Ride Impressions: Diamondback Carbon Release

​Diamondback launches a lighter, stiffer Carbon Release trail bike, along with a new custom and consumer direct program. → Read More

Flat Tire Fixes From Interbike 2017

​With steady developments in tubes, sealants, rims, and tires themselves, could a future without flats be possible? → Read More

First Ride Impressions: Pivot Shuttle

A cutting edge carbon E-bike that you can't have - yet. → Read More

First Look: G-Form Pro-X Knee and Pro Elite Bib Short

​Crash smarter, not harder, with new protection from G-form that expands the line and lowers prices → Read More

First Look: Orbea Wild FS e-Mountain Bike

Orbea’s sleek, integrated, full-suspension e-mountain bike comes with Shimano’s STePS E-8000. → Read More

This Fun Giro Commuter Helmet Is on Sale for Just $45

Get this sweet-looking throwback bike helmet and protect your head in style on every commute—and now, it's just $45. → Read More

First Look: Open U.P.

Open's stunning Editors' Choice-winning Open U.P. gravel bike gets lighter and more modern with a second-generation design. → Read More

Deal of the Day: Light and Motion Urban 500 Headlight

This powerful yet small Light and Motion Urban 500 headlight is perfect for city and mountain riding—and it's 30 percent off. → Read More