Complete guide to road bike groupsets 2024
A guide to Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo’s groupset hierarchies, plus how to choose between disc or rim brakes and electronic or mechanical shifting.
Does cycling have an issue with counterfeit goods?
Can you be sure that what you are buying is the real deal?
How to shorten Shimano hydraulic disc brake hoses
Trimming your brake hoses can transform the aesthetics of your bike, keeping things neat and tidy
GCN Tech clinic: Bike size, syncro shift & cheap Chinese products
This week in the clinic we also take a look at bike fit, Di2 and how best to store your bike for winter
Shimano issues voluntary recall for 760,000 Hollowtech II cranksets
Recall issued in the USA and Canada, while a separate 'inspection and replacement program' announced for Europe
GCN Tech Clinic: Worn tyres, stripped bolts and aero bars
This week Ollie and Alex are back in the studio taking a look at some of your tech and maintenance-related questions
Shimano GRX RX820 - first look
Alex Paton takes a ride on Shimano's new 12-speed version of their flagship product
Mechanical Shimano 105 goes 12-speed and is disc-brake only
New mechanical groupset benefits from trickled down tech from 105 Di2, Ultegra and Dura-Ace ranges.
Vuelta a España team time trial tech gallery
From new bikes to custom components, here’s the best time trial tech we spotted at the Vuelta a España
Bianchi introduces new Oltre Race and updated Sprint
Both models are available with Shimano 105 components, but does this include an as-yet unreleased 12-speed mechanical groupset?