Best of Bend in the Road 2014

We round up the 2014 Bend in the Road columns that grabbed your attention

As well as riding awesome bikes at amazing events in his Horse for the Course features, US editor Ben Delaney also weighs in on a wealth of roadie issues including tech trends, practical tips and hitting wild animals (that’s not a practical tip) via his Bend in the Road columns.


This year, Ben’s sized up Garmin’s competition, picked a peck of pickled power meters and gone rogue with a DIY dirt fondo.

But one of the most-clicked Bend in the Road opinion pieces of 2014 has been his explanation of why he’s 90 percent sold on road disc brakes.

One of ben’s most popular columns focused on disc brakes for road bikes:
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Read the full Bend in the Road: Discs are almost there

Related:  Bend in the Road: Tracking down Garmin

Related: Bend in the Road: Picking the best power meter

Related: Bend in the Road: DIY dirt fondo

BikeRadar is driven by our combined passion for bike gear across both mountain and road – and sometimes, we can’t fight the compulsion to dig deeper into the bikes, tech, trends and tools that surround our fair two-wheeled sports.


Check out our other columns – AngryAsian, Trail Tech, Horse for the Course and Home Wrench.