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Bicycling magazine announces its Editors' Choice Award winners

Published May 1, 2017

EMMAUS, Pa. (BRAIN) — Bicycling recently announced its annual Editors' Choice Awards for road and mountain bikes. The award winners for the best road bikes will be featured in Bicycling's June issue (on newsstands May 9); the best mountain bikes will be in the July issue (on newsstands June 6).

The winners were selected from 112 nominees in the road bike category and 57 in the mountain bike category. Bicycling editors used the following criteria to determine the winners: (1) nominations from editors based on bikes tested in the previous year; (2) characteristics such as value, class-leading technology, and performance; and (3) evaluation of 41 road bike finalists and 28 mountain bike finalists during two weeklong sessions in Healdsburg, California, and Bentonville, Arkansas.

"We're seeing that bicycles across every category are more versatile and better performing than ever," said Bicycling's editor-in-chief, Leah Flickinger. "All of our Editors' Choice winners are truly best-in-class, and we're excited to recommend them to cyclists."

Road bike winners:

  • Giant Contend
  • Raleigh Clubman Carbon
  • Specialized Roll City
  • Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Rim
  • Open U.P.
  • Masi Caffe Corsa
  • Trek Madone 9.5 Women's
  • Canyon Ultimate Wmn CF SLX 8.0 Di2
  • Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc
  • Liv Avail Advanced 1
  • Niner RLT 9 Steel 3-star
  • Cervelo RCA
  • Pinarello Dogma F10
  • Specialized Roubaix Expert
  • Trek Emonda SLR 8 RSL
  • Benno Boost E

The full list of road bikes with product reviews and editors' comments are available on the Bicycling website

Mountain bike winners:

  • Specialized S-Works Epic HT
  • Marin Hawk Hill
  • Yeti SB5.5c
  • Specialized Enduro Elite Carbon 29
  • Juliana Joplin CC X01
  • Liv Hail Advanced 0
  • Evil the Wreckoning
  • Scott Contessa Spark
  • Ibis Mojo 3 XT Werx
  • Pivot Switchblade
  • Trek Fuel EX 9.9
  • Santa Cruz Tallboy
  • Kona Big Honzo DL
  • Norco Fluid 7.1 HT+

The full list of mountain bikes with product reviews and editors' comments are available on the Bicycling website.



Topics associated with this article: Media/Publishing, Awards

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