2023 road bike releases: what are the models we expect to see updated in the next 12 months?

Some big names are long overdue a refresh...

Image shows bike that might receive an update in 2023
(Image credit: Future)

We’ve seen a whole host of aero bike updates over the last twelve months. There’s been the Trek Madone with its hole through the seat tube; the Giant Propel which has seemingly been on a crash diet, shedding grams and its tube depths; the more ‘traditional’ Scott Foil impressively managed to combine an even boxier profile with slightly lighter weight; whilst the Cervelo S5 got a more iterative update with slightly deeper tubes and an updated fork.

And, of course, who can forget the late comer to the party, the Bianchi Oltre RC and those infamous aero flaps

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.