New Liv Langma climbing bike gains speed and drops weight - but does it spell the end of the brand's dedicated aero bike?

The women’s specific brand launches the third iteration of its lightweight all rounder, the Liv Langma Advanced

The 2024 Liv Langma in full on a cobbled road
(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Liv has updated its climbing bike, the Liv Langma, in a race-ready package which the brand says delivers more for less. Now seven years old and three updates in, the Langma has reportedly gained speed and efficiency, while simultaneously dropping weight.  

In terms of bike launch marketing bingo, the brand has got a full house, with lighter, stiffer and more aero all headline statements.

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Hannah Bussey

Hannah is Cycling Weekly’s longest-serving tech writer, having started with the magazine back in 2011. She has covered all things technical for both print and digital over multiple seasons representing CW at spring Classics, and Grand Tours and all races in between.

Hannah was a successful road and track racer herself, competing in UCI races all over Europe as well as in China, Pakistan and New Zealand.

For fun, she's ridden LEJOG unaided, a lap of Majorca in a day, won a 24-hour mountain bike race and tackled famous mountain passes in the French Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites and Himalayas. 

She lives just outside the Peak District National Park near Manchester UK with her partner, daughter and a small but beautifully formed bike collection.