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FIT AND FEEL(S)
FUN IN A BOTTLE Just add water
CHAMPION GEAR • U.S. national road champion Ruth Winder rides with some things anyone can buy, some things money can’t buy, and, often, some pretty tasty things, too.
SHOE SHOPPING • Here are some of our favorite top-of-the-line road and gravel shoes for 2021. Dante Young is testing them all. Look for his video reviews on VeloNews.com.
Custom envy • THE BOUTIQUE CARBON BRAND ENVE DEBUTS BUILT-TO-FIT RACE AND ALL ROAD BIKES, FABRICATED AND PAINTED IN OGDEN, UTAH
VIRTUALLY ALL ROAD BIKES ARE NOW ALL-ROAD BIKES • No longer a niche, all-road bikes are the prime machines for 2021
ROAD BIKES • Our pick of the best of the category for 2021
QUICK SHIFT • Your group options from Shimano, SRAM, and Campagnolo — now and in the near future
A MOUNTAIN BIKER’S TAKE ON ‘ALL-ROAD’ • David Turner expresses his point of view on the genre — in titanium.
GRAVEL BIKES • Our pick of the best of the category for 2021
THREE BY ONE • Shimano, SRAM, and now Campagnolo have single-ring gravel groups
UNDERSTANDING AND USING STACK AND REACH • How to understand X-Y coordinates to make sure you get a bike that fits
Maison Tamboite The choice of Louis Vuitton • INSIDE A CENTURY-OLD PARISIAN BRAND
USED, NOT ABUSED • Still scared of buying a used bike online? Here are some helpful tips to guide you through the process.
I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW • 33 sunglasses measured for distortion in two tests
STOPPING ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT
SUNGLASSES DISTORTION TEST
BAG IT • Athletes and tailors share what makes a gravel bag great
A JAPANESE SHIFT • In 1973, Belgian Freddy Maertens helped usher Shimano Dura-Ace into the cycling world