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Jesse Thomas won Wildflower Long Course last weekend, his SIXTH time doing so. Check out his race-winning Dimond rig complete with Alpha X cockpit and Omega X brakes!
Ironman champ Andy Potts has been riding our brakes in an unofficial capacity for four years. At long last, he is now an official brand ambassador! Here are all the goods on his new rig.
Ben Hoffman and Tim Don took home wins for the Omega X this weekend at IM South Africa + 70.3 South American Championships. You know what that means? A big ol' SALE!
I've been in love with Altra's whole design ethos since the company started several years ago. Here's my take on their current lightweight racer, the One 2.5.
Three years ago, Felt launched an all-new platform in the IA that has become a huge success. We finally got the chance to build up one of our own, and this is the result.
By popular demand, you can now purchase the Ultra-Low Dust Covers we developed for our Alpha X front end. Slam that stem!
It's been six years since we saw this stunning bike. Could it be made even lighter today? We've refreshed the article with larger 960px-wide images for your viewing pleasure.
Has the single-ring drivetrain finally matured to road worthiness? We think so.
With a completely new design, a compelling development story, and industry-low pricing, the new FLO lineup is an absolute winner.
After our original look at the bike from Kona in 2014, we got a complete bike for more thorough review. Here are our impressions.
The new Orbea Ordu OMP is a standard-design bike with superbike pedigree. Check out our full review of the new whip.
Knight Composites has recently come on the scene with some very interesting carbon clinchers. Here's our take on their wheels.
The new Silca Hiro v.2 is a stunning update on Silca's first effort. The new version is incredible, and easily my favorite pump head.
Dash cycles continues to drive their price point downward, now competing with mainstream saddle makers and offering incredible value on their excellent product.
Our biggest sale all year. Save BIG on Omega X, Alpha X, Alpha Classic, and Mercury.
Many readers have asked us about the compatibility of our Alpha X bars with the Felt IA bike. Yes, it fits like a glove, for both the new IAx and original IA frames!
Disc covers are a nice alternative for athletes who don't want to buy a dedicated wheel. Here's our review of Catalyst's offering.
The Specialized S-Works TT is a new version of the McLaren TT helmet they announced in 2012. The S-Works TT is easier to purchase, Snell / CPSC certified allowing it to be used in more competitions, and offers several new features. In our review, we discuss this helmet in depth, and share our opinion of it.
The new 25mm flat-walled disc from Dash clocks in at a scant 810, providing superlative aerodynamics at an ultra-low weight.
As always, we've got a monster gallery of images from the Ironman World Championships, chock full of cutting edge gear to gawk at.