Bikes And Cycling Gear

A list of bikes and cycling gear

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In this article, I maintain a list of good bikes and cycling gear that I am considering buying some day.

First, some vocabulary to know about frames:

Bikes

Famous and commong bike brands

Here are the bikes on the Tour de France.

Bikes I am considering

Road

How to choose the right frame size.

General rule of thumb: the longer the reach and the shorter the stack, the more aggressive the bike. Likewise, the more the head angle is closer to 90 degrees and the smaller the wheel base is (long wheel base is for increaed stability), the more aggressive it is.

Reference Price Weight Type of brakes Groupset Brand
BMC Teammachine ALR ✅ 1,299 euros ✅ 9.16 kg ✅ Rim ❌ Shimano Tiagra BMC
Cannondale CAAD Optimo ✅ 1,079 euros ✅ 8.9 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Cannonale
Canyon Endurace AL 7.0 ✅ 1,099 euros ✅ 8.21 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Canyon
Canyon Endurace CF 7.0 ✅ 1,399 euros ✅ 7.96 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Canyon
CUBE ATTAIN GTC Pro 105 - Carbon Roadbike - 2019 ✅ 1,249 euros ✅ 8.4 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Cube
Cube Attain ✅ 849 euros ✅ 9.6 kg ✅ Rim ❌ Shimano Claris Cube
Felt FR30 road bike (2019) ✅ 1,119 euros ✅ 8.3 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Felt
Felt FR40 road bike (2019) ✅ 849 euros ✅ 9.1 kg ✅ Rim ❌ Shimano Tiagra Felt
Felt FR5 road bike (2019) ✅ 1,199 euros ✅ 8.26 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 R7000 11-speed Felt
FOCUS IZALCO RACE 9.7 105 Roadbike ✅ 1,449 euros ✅ 8.1 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Focus
Giant Contend SL 1 2019 ✅ 1249 euros ✅ 9.04 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 (except brakes) Giant
Giant TCR Advanced 2 (PC) 2019 ❌ 1620 euros ✅ 7.95 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Giant
Specialized Allez Elite ✅ 1,299 euros ✅ 8.83 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 (except brakes) Specialized
Trek Domane AL 3 ✅ 849 euros ✅ 9.75 kg ✅ Rim ❌ Shimano Sora Trek
Triban RC520 (road version) ✅ 850 euros ❌ 10.8 kg ❌ Disc ✅ Shimano 105 Decathlon
VÉLO DE ROUTE VAN RYSEL ULTRA RCR AF SHIMANO 105 NOIR ✅ 900 euros ✅ 8.9 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Decathlon
VELO ROUTE EDR AF 105 noir ✅ 999 euros ✅ 8.8 kg ✅ Rim ✅ Shimano 105 Decathlon

Short List

More references

Where to buy

Gravel

Cycling gear

Puncture proof tires

Bike computers

Smartphone mount

Lights

Route planner

Cameras

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