This year BikeRadar asked you, our readers, to pick the hottest bikes and gear available, and you responded in force, with more than 185,000 votes cast across 16 categories. Here we present the winners, which were awarded Wednesday at the Interbike Trade Show in Las Vegas.
We gave you a month to agonise over what kit you’d add to your ultimate, money’s-no-object bike gear wishlist. What’s more, everyone who voted has been entered into a prize draw to win one of the victorious products.
BikeRadar most wanted 2013 winners
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BikeRadar most wanted 2013: the number one gadget bike riders would like to put on their bike is the garmin 810 :Ben Delaney/Future Publishing
The Garmin Edge 810 won the Most Wanted Bike Tech category as well as garnering the most votes of any product in any category. It is thus BikeRadar readers’ most desirable cycling product of 2013.
Andrew Silver, Garmin’s European Product Manager, Fitness, said: “With the Edge range and Garmin Connect, our engineers, designers and developers are continually trying to help cyclists get more from every ride they do, and to motivate them to want to ride even more as a result. We’re genuinely flattered that cyclists are so excited by the Edge 810 and what it does.”
<i>BikeRadar</i> most wanted 2013: specialized notched up a whopping four of 16 most wanted awards, including trail bike (stumpjumper fsr expert carbon evo 29), cross-country bike (epic), mountain bike shoe (s-works xc) and time trial (shiv tt) :Ben Delaney/Future Publishing
Ben Delaney is a journalist with more than two decades of experience writing for and editing some of the biggest publications in cycling. Having studied journalism at the University of New Mexico, Ben has worked for Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, VeloNews and BikeRadar. He has also previously worked as Global Brand Communications Manager for Specialized. Ben covers all things road and gravel, and can be found logging big miles in the Rocky Mountains that nestle alongside his home in Boulder, Colorado. He has covered the most important bike races in the sport, from the Tour de France and Tour of Flanders, to the Unbound gravel race, and specialises in tech content, showcasing what the pros are riding and putting everyday equipment through its paces.