S2 Ep 3: The Modern Day Road Bike

The road bike has greatly evolved over the years but perhaps never so dramatically as recent times. Where not long ago tubular wheels with 21c tires, 10-speed drivetrains and rim brakes were considered modern, what’s being ridden today–from the Tour de France to gravel backroads–is quite different different.

We reached out to a few smart people to get their take on the modern day road bike: Chris McGovern, the former pro road and CX racer behind custom builder McGovern Cycles; Jake Pantone, ENVE’s VP of Product and Consumer Experience, and Shimano Road Brand Manager Nick Legan.

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