Navigate the complex world of bike components, from groupsets to derailleurs, chainrings, cassettes, brakes, seat posts, saddles, pedals, wheels, and more.
Learn the difference between the top brands and popular models, and understand the product lineups to find the best components for your budget.
Shimano and SRAM groupsets
Shimano 105 Di2 (R7100) vs Ultegra Di2 (R8100) 12-speed Groupset
Understand the differences between the Shimano Di2 12-speed groupsets.
Shimano 105 Di2 vs SRAM Rival AXS (12-speed) Groupset
Learn the differences between the Shimano 105 Di2 and SRAM Rival AXS (12-speed) groupsets.
Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 vs SRAM Red AXS (12-speed) Groupset
Learn the differences between the Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 and SRAM Red AXS (12-speed) groupsets.
Shimano Ultegra Di2 (R8100) vs Dura-Ace Di2 (R9200) 12-speed Groupset
A detailed comparison between Shimano Ultegra Di2 and Dura-Ace Di2.
Shimano Ultegra Di2 vs SRAM Force AXS (12-speed) Groupset
Understand the differences between the Shimano Ultegra Di2 and SRAM Force AXS (12-speed) groupset.
Bicycle Drivetrain and Gearing Basics
Understand the anatomy of a bicycle drivetrain and gearing.
Compact vs Standard Crankset – Which One to Use?
Understand the benefits and differences between compact and standard cranksets.
How to Tell How Many Speeds A Bike Has?
Understand the number of gears on your bicycle.
Shimano Dura-Ace vs Ultegra vs 105 Cassette (11-speed)
Compare the differences between all Shimano 11-speed cassettes.
Shimano Dura-Ace vs Ultegra vs 105 Cassette (12-speed)
Take a look at the differences between all Shimano 12-speed cassettes.
Shimano Dura-Ace vs Ultegra vs 105 Chains
Compare and contrast the Shimano Dura-Ace and Ultegra and 105 chains.
SRAM Red vs Force vs Rival AXS Cassette (12-speed)
Take a look at the differences between all SRAM AXS 12-speed cassettes.
SRAM Red vs Force vs Rival AXS Chains
Understand the differences between SRAM Red, Force and Rival AXS 12-speed chains.
SRAM Rival vs Force vs Red AXS Cranksets
Find out the differences between all SRAM AXS cranksets.
Rim and disc brakes
Centerlock vs 6-Bolt Disc Rotors Comparison
Compare the centerlock and 6-bolt disc rotors.
Metal vs Resin Brake Pads – How to Choose?
Learn the differences between metal and resin disc brake pads.
Shimano Dura-Ace vs XTR Brake Rotors
Learn the differences between Shimano Dura-Ace and XTR disc brake rotors.
Shimano Road Disc Brake Pad Alternatives
Find out the alternatives to the original Shimano road disc brake pads.
The Beginner Guide to Bicycle Disc Brakes
Learn everything you need to know about disc brakes in bicycles.
The 10 Best Road Bike Wheelset Brands
Discover the best road bike wheelset brands out there.
What Size of Tubeless Rim Tape to Use?
Find out the correct tubeless rim tape to use for your wheels.
Zipp 303 vs 404 – Which is Better?
A detailed comparison between the latest (2022) Zipp 303, 353, 404, and 454 wheelsets.
Tires and inner tubes
Benefits of Tubeless Tires
Learn why tubeless tires are getting popular among cyclists today.
How to Choose Between Clincher vs Tubeless Tires
A detailed comparison between clincher and tubeless tires.
How to Go Tubeless on A Road Bike
Get started with running tubeless tires on your road bike.
How to Pick the Right Inner Tube Size
Choose the right inner tube size for your tire.
Latex vs Butyl Tubes – What are the Differences?
Understand the differences between butyl and latex inner tubes.
Presta vs Schrader Valves – Which one to Use?
Learn about Presta and Schrader valves in detail and how to choose the right one.
Handlebars, pedals, saddles, and stem
How to Measure A Bike Stem Length
Get a grip on stem measurements.
How to Measure Handlebar Width
Discover the right handlebar width for yourself.
How to Set Saddle Height
Measure your saddle height with these easy-to-follow steps for a better bike fit.