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2019 Focus Izalco Max unveiled

The new Focus Izalco Max was unveiled last week. It will be one of a handful of bikes that you can test ride at the Tour Down Under next January...T...

Bike review: 2019 Cervélo S5 – part 4, the first ride

The first minutes on a new bike are often when you notice the biggest differences. RIDE Media continues the series of YouTube video reviews of the Cervélo S5. Part 4: The first Ride...Sit on, clip in, set off. It’s time to ride the 2019 C...

Bike review: 2019 Cervélo S5 – part 1, the unboxing

It has been a while since RIDE Media last reviewed a bike but it’s time to get ready to ride the new Cervélo S5. This is ‘The Unboxing’, the first of a series about a most intriguing bike.If you are going to spend ±$14,000 on a bike, you ...

Bikes from the bunch – Italy (part 5), Orbea

Bren Hodkinson Project managerAge: 45. Height: 172cm. Weight: 70kg.The bike? “I think I bought my Orbea Orca in about 2007, but it was a while ago and I can’t remember exactly when! I saw one of Orbea’s time trial bikes arou...