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Story of my bike: Focus Izalco (2019) – Rob Arnold

Early in 2019, the Focus Izalco Max was relaunched with a complete design overhaul. Rob Arnold got one of the new frames and built it up with SRAM’s new Force AXS eTap groupset, Zipp wheels and handlebars, and Pirelli tyres. – By Rob ...

Story of my bike: 3T Strada by Todd Hammond

This attention-grabbing bike (for right and wrong reasons) has been ridden by Todd Hammond for 13 months. He offers an overview of what he likes about it.&n...

Story of my bike: Cervelo R5 by James Werner

Bright green, light and “comfortable for a race bike”, the Cervélo R5 of James Werner hangs on display at Bike Gallery in Melbourne. He took 10 minutes to explain the story of his bike. “I think it’s an Australian-specific colour,” says ...

Retro review: Joseph Bruyere’s Eddy Merckx bike (circa 1980)

As a loyal domestique to the greatest cyclist of all, Joseph Bruyère enjoyed plenty of success during his career, celebrating the wins of Eddy Merckx… but also a few of his own.This bike from the Wielermuseum in Roeselare represents a turning point i...