Just how much faster is a TT bike than a road bike?
Read more: How much faster is a time trial bike really?
That's the question that Michelle asked the Boardman performance centre when she turned up TT bike and road bike in the hand, and the answer might surprise you – be sure to read the feature and check out the video.
Canyon's Roadlite: ON
Canyon has announced an update to its Roadlite hybrid bike range, introducing three new models equipped with batteries and motors.
The new bikes use Fazua's latest Evasion motor system that helps keep the weight down to 15kg and the battery can be removed, dropping it by a further 3kg. The system provides three different levels of support, guaranteeing a proper workout despite the motor.
Pricing starts at £2499 for the Roadlite 7.0, £3049 for the 8.0 an d 9.0 for the £3449.
What do you need to know about bikepacking?
Whatever your questions, we've got the answer to them in our extensive bikepacking guide.
In short, bikepacking involves carrying stripped back luggage and riding off road, often over multiple days. It's a hot topic at the moment and has many benefits, not least the removal of traffic from your rides.
We cover what type of luggage you need, where to do it, what bike to use and much more. It's a whole new world to submerge yourself in.
Komoot's new maps
On the theme of adventures, Komoot, the mapping and navigational app, has released an update designed to make them that bit easier to navigate. It now has HD mapping and more sophisticated software for seeing routes and saving them in a smaller file size to take up less room on your phone.
The update also integrates the app with no less than forty Garmin devices, including watches and multiple Edge cycling computers.
Reviews this week:
As ever, the Cycling Weekly Tech Team has been hard at it reviewing the latest products. This week they've published:
How one CW5000 rider took on an even bigger ride challenge
Through July Corrine Black took on a big challenge. Ride 100 miles a day every day. Here's how she got on.
By Simon Richardson •
Mathieu van der Poel focussed on Paris-Roubaix, but coach holds his World Championships place
The Dutchman returned to action last Sunday at Antwerp Port Epic and now faces a race against time to be fit for the Worlds and Paris-Roubaix
By Ryan Dabbs •
Bike gears: shifting explained for beginners
We talk you through how to use your bicycle gears efficiently and properly
By Michelle Arthurs-Brennan •
Zwift: Everything you need to know about the online training and racing platform
From Watopia to the Zwift Academy - check out our complete guide to start your virtual cycling experience
By Henry Robertshaw •
Electric bikes and UK law: what you need to know
Do you need a licence to ride an electric bike? What's the maximum permissable power output for an ebike? Read on to find out more...
By Nick Busca •
How to buy an e-bike: Everything you need to know about electric bikes before you purchase
Are you wondering how to buy an e-bike but don't know your torque from your power or your hub drive from a mid drive motor? Then you've come to the right place
By Rupert Radley •
Is an e-bike worth it? Why an electric bike is perfect for commuting
An e-bike is the perfect mode of transport for commuting to work
By Luke Friend •
The best electric bike conversion kits and how to fit one
Feeling a little e-curious but don't want to splash the cash?
By James Bracey •
Best road bike wheels reviewed: disc and rim wheelsets
Our complete guide to what to look for when buying your new road bike wheels, including the type of rim, the material, and the depth you should go for.
By Stefan Abram •
A new look for Strava app with updates to the navigation bar
The new design should make the app more intuitive to use, as well as offering the promise of “room to grow when it comes to developing new features
By Stefan Abram •