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
Ride Further and Faster: A Guide to Minimizing Rolling Resistance
Rolling resistance refers to the force that opposes a bicycle tire’s forward motion as it rolls along the ground. Rolling resistance is the energy lost when a tire deforms due to contact with the road or terrain. This energy loss translates into slower speeds and reduced efficiency, making it harder to maintain your desired pace. … Read more
The Best Bike Tire Brands
Learn about the best bike tire brands available today.
TPI (Threads Per Inch) Explained: A Guide to High vs Low TPI Tires
TPI, or Threads Per Inch, is a term used to describe the density of threads within the casing of a bicycle tire. The casing is the fabric layer that sits below the rubber tread, and its primary function is to provide the tire with structure and support. The threads within the casing are made of … Read more
What Does Tubeless Ready Means?
Learn what tubeless ready actually means.
Zipp Hookless Tire Compatibility Chart
Check tire compatibility for your Zipp hookless wheelsets.
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.