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Buyer’s Guide: Giant Defy Advanced 2

The road bike has been splitting into niches for years, with models assigned to categories then sifted into subcategories so often that even those of us at Bicycling sometimes have trouble deciding whether we’re on a gravel, plush, adventure, classics, or (perhaps my least-favorite moniker) an endurance bike. Whatever the name, the bikes marketed under these categories generally aim to ... Read More »

Buyer’s guide to bike saddles

Bike saddle choice is incredibly subjective and can be confusing. Price can vary dramatically and it’s not always obvious what you’re paying for. In this guide we explain the different features of saddles, how saddles go up in price and some advice on how to pick the correct one for you Riding a road bike shouldn’t be uncomfortable, yet many ... Read More »