Tips & Guides Road

We all have our own personal goals when it comes to our cycling. Whether you're looking for advice on how to maximize your riding time, ensure you're getting the most performance out of your bike, or you're simply looking for some cycling inspiration, we've got you covered.

Pierer Mobility AG Acquires Felt Bicycles

Pierer Mobility AG Acquires Felt Bicycles

November 23, 2021

This is the most significant day in our brand's history. We join forces with a new partner that, like us, has long championed cutting-edge innovation, obsessed over the world's finest product design, and is, above else, rooted in racing. We're proud to announce that Pierer Mobility AG— Europe’s leading manufacturer of powered two-wheelers—has acquired Felt Bicycles.

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How To Choose The Best Women's Bike

How To Choose The Best Women's Bike

October 27, 2021

There’s never been a better time to be a cyclist, triathlete, or biking enthusiast. Whether you’re pursuing a healthier lifestyle, eager to satisfy your competitive nature with some racing or fast group rides, or just looking to rekindle that joy and wonder you felt as a child aboard your very first bike, now is the time to find that perfect bike.

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How To Win A New Felt Bike & Support Challenged Athletes Foundation

How To Win A New Felt Bike & Support Challenged Athletes Foundation

October 05, 2021

We’re proud to announce that we’re partnering up with Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) on their Stronger Through Sport Challenge, presented by Strava. Sign up for the challenge, complete it, and then you'll be entered into a sweepstakes to win one of several incredible prizes, including a new Felt bike!

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Our Five Best Tips For Maximizing Your Fall Weather Cycling

Our Five Best Tips For Maximizing Your Fall Weather Cycling

September 29, 2021

Few things are as magical as riding your bike when fall rolls around. The temperatures begin cooling off, the colors of the landscape begin to shift, and there’s a palpable freshness to the air. Here are some tips to make sure you’re maximizing your ride time and enjoyment when the fall season kicks into gear.

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Everything You Need To Know About Pandemic-Related Bike Delays

Everything You Need To Know About Pandemic-Related Bike Delays

September 22, 2021

With the demand for bikes at historic highs, the bicycle industry is facing unprecedented global supply chain challenges. In the interest of transparency, we want you to know exactly what’s going on with our industry and with us, in particular, as well as what we’re doing to meet those challenges.

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Felt Bicycles Continues Its Support Of TWENTY24 Pro Cycling Through 2024

Felt Bicycles Continues Its Support Of TWENTY24 Pro Cycling Through 2024

September 09, 2021

We're thrilled to announce our continued partnership with the TWENTY24 Pro Cycling race team for the next three seasons. We first joined forces with the storied women’s team back in 2011, and since then, we've been proud to help the team's mission of supporting young female cyclists and nurturing the next generation of athletes.

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Felt Bicycles Continues Support For Rally Cycling Pro Team Through 2022

Felt Bicycles Continues Support For Rally Cycling Pro Team Through 2022

August 25, 2021

We're excited to announce our continued partnership with the Rally Cycling professional racing team for the 2022 season. We first joined forces with North America's longest running and most storied pro cycling team in 2019, and we're eager to continue the same level of our shared success in racing and beyond.

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Gallery: Check Out Joey Rosskopf’s Rally Cycling US Champ AR Road Bike

Gallery: Check Out Joey Rosskopf’s Rally Cycling US Champ AR Road Bike

August 23, 2021

Rally Cycling already had some of the best-looking race bikes in the peloton. But after Joey Rosskopf scored the biggest victory of his professional career when he won the US National Championship road race earlier this year, we knew that we’d have the opportunity to craft something extra special.

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Beat The Heat—Tips For Cycling In The Hot Summer Months

Beat The Heat—Tips For Cycling In The Hot Summer Months

July 14, 2021

Summer in the northern hemisphere has arrived, and that means warmer temperatures and fewer flurries of precipitation. Hot, dry conditions demand a unique approach to both preparing for your ride and making sure you’re keeping yourself safe while out on the bike. He's how to ride in hot weather.

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Rally Cycling’s Joey Rosskopf Wins U.S. National Road Race Championship

Rally Cycling’s Joey Rosskopf Wins U.S. National Road Race Championship

June 20, 2021

Rally Cycling’s Joey Rosskopf put in the ride of his life at the US National Road Race championship and scored himself a national road title. His effort was part of a stunning display of dominance by Rally Cycling, which also saw athletes Kyle Murphy and Gavin Mannion taking third and seventh place, respectively.

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Rally Cycling's Clara Koppenburg Scores Big Result At Burgos Feminas

Rally Cycling's Clara Koppenburg Scores Big Result At Burgos Feminas

May 24, 2021

Rally Cycling's Clara Koppenburg brought the fight to WorldTour riders in the final stage of the Vuelta a Burgos Feminas as she infiltrated the breakaway to finish fifth atop the fearsome Lagunas de Neila climb. Earlier in the event, Rally Cycling's Heidi Franz spent some time in the mountain leader's jersey, too.

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The Rally Cycling Pro Team’s Best Tips For The Ultimate Indoor Cycling Setup 

The Rally Cycling Pro Team’s Best Tips For The Ultimate Indoor Cycling Setup 

May 03, 2021

The Rally Cycling pro team is filled with ardent supporters of indoor cycling, who recognize its benefit not just as a means to supplement one’s regular riding and fitness goals, but also as a way to achieve a more unique and enjoyable relationship with riding by mixing up one’s regular routine of training.

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SMART Tire Company & NASA Announce First Space-Age Alloy Tire

SMART Tire Company & NASA Announce First Space-Age Alloy Tire

March 30, 2021

We're thrilled whenever we have the opportunity to partner up with some like-minded organizations who are dedicated to experimentation and advancing technology, and who refuse to be constrained by all that's come before. The SMART Tire Company is one such organization.

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The Joy Of Solitary Cycling—Essential Tips For Solo Bike Rides

The Joy Of Solitary Cycling—Essential Tips For Solo Bike Rides

March 23, 2021

Nothing beats a group ride with friends, but solo rides offer unique physical and mental benefits, too. Riding by yourself can be an opportunity to engage in a specific workout, or simply to relax and enjoy the serenity of pedaling. Here are some tips to maximize your fun, safety, and efficiency on solo bike rides.

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The TWENTY24 Pro Cycling Team’s Best Tips To Start Indoor Cycling

The TWENTY24 Pro Cycling Team’s Best Tips To Start Indoor Cycling

March 01, 2021

Ready to start riding your bike indoors? Thanks to the latest in stationary trainer technology, there's never been a better time to do so. Wondering where to start? Don't miss these tips from the athletes of the TWENTY24 Pro Cycling team to help maximize your indoor workout's efficiency and fun.

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Here's What We've Learned From Decades Of Designing Women's Specific Bikes

Here's What We've Learned From Decades Of Designing Women's Specific Bikes

February 27, 2021

Every cyclist, no matter the gender with which they identify, wants a bike that is lightweight, fast, and comfortable. Everyone wants a bike that can climb like an angel and descend like a dream. Those are the bikes we make, designed for the most dedicated and passionate cyclists on the planet.

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Five Simple Cycling Drills For Improving Your Road Bike Handling

Five Simple Cycling Drills For Improving Your Road Bike Handling

February 23, 2021

Nothing will elevate your rides quite like improving your handling skills. This will benefit every aspect of your cycling, no matter your fitness level or equipment setup. There are no quick fixes or cheat codes for improving your handling, but here are some easy drills you can incorporate into your overall training program.

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Which Is Faster? Triathlon Bike Versus Road Bike, With Pro Triathlete Braden Currie

Which Is Faster? Triathlon Bike Versus Road Bike, With Pro Triathlete Braden Currie

February 15, 2021

Have you ever wondered which type of bike is fastest for a particular racecourse? With a recent change to the bike course of one his favorite events, pro triathlete Braden Currie wondered the same thing. So he decided to find out.

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Gallery: Check Out The Rally Cycling Pro Team's 2021 Custom Felt FR Road Bikes

Gallery: Check Out The Rally Cycling Pro Team's 2021 Custom Felt FR Road Bikes

February 09, 2021

Rally Cycling is one of the most distinctive teams in pro cycling. Not only are they competitive in every race they enter, they're also one of the most stylish in the pro ranks. The 2021 season has arrived and, with it, new race bikes. Check out this photo gallery of the squad's custom FR road bike.

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Gallery: Behold Rally Cycling's 2021 Custom Felt AR Aero Road Bikes

Gallery: Behold Rally Cycling's 2021 Custom Felt AR Aero Road Bikes

February 09, 2021

Rally Cycling is kicking off the 2021 racing season in style with a bold new look to their latest fleet of race bikes! The AR aero road bike will be the team's choice ride for sprints and flat stages. And it's sporting a stealthy and orange paint scheme that will be the envy of the pro peloton.

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Do These Five Essential Road Bike Checks Before Your Next Ride

Do These Five Essential Road Bike Checks Before Your Next Ride

February 03, 2021

One of the most endearing features of a bicycle is that it’s a relatively simple machine. But in between routine mechanical services from your local bike shop, make sure your bike is safe to pedal and performing at its optimal level with these five essential checks that you should perform before every ride.

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The Felt FR Road Bike Named

The Felt FR Road Bike Named "Coolest Of 2020" By Esquire Magazine

January 07, 2021

We're thrilled to announce that the FR FRD road bike was named to Esquire Magazine's "Coolest New Gadgets of 2020" list! They described riding the venerable lightweight race bike as, "You feel like man and machine have bonded to become one." Read more to see what else they had to say.

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Gallery: Don't Miss This Pair Of Stunning Custom FR Road Bikes, Part 2

Gallery: Don't Miss This Pair Of Stunning Custom FR Road Bikes, Part 2

December 16, 2020

What's better than a gorgeous and high-performance road bike? Well, that would be a bike that is especially made to complement its rider's personality and preferred pedaling experience. We love seeing custom versions of our bikes, including those from our very own team. Prepare to be dazzled by this stunning build.

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Gallery: Don't Miss This Pair Of Stunning Custom FR Road Bikes, Part 1

Gallery: Don't Miss This Pair Of Stunning Custom FR Road Bikes, Part 1

December 16, 2020

We're exceptionally proud of our latest collection of road bikes, but we're also big fans of cyclists who seek to make their bikes a unique reflection of their riding style and personality. Two of our European-based team members decided to build up their dream FR road bikes, starting with some incredible paint jobs.

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The Top 5 Best Tips For Road Cycling In The Winter

The Top 5 Best Tips For Road Cycling In The Winter

December 08, 2020

The winter season is a special time of year to reassess your goals for the coming new year and enjoy some base mile training. But winter brings with it cold weather, shorter days, and a host of other deterrents to enjoying time with your bike. Here are five tips to help make sure your winter riding safe and enjoyable.

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The AR FRD Aero Road Bike Has Been Nominated For Dream Bike Of The Year

The AR FRD Aero Road Bike Has Been Nominated For Dream Bike Of The Year

December 03, 2020

We're incredibly excited to announce that Belgian cycling media outlet Grinta! has nominated the AR FRD aero road bike for "Dream Bike of the Year!" The AR isn't just the fastest road bike we've ever created, it's also better in every way than its predecessor. And you can vote for your favorite!

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Road Cycling Etiquette—Five Essential Tips For Riding In A Group

Road Cycling Etiquette—Five Essential Tips For Riding In A Group

November 12, 2020

Cycling can be made all the more joyous when you ride with a group of friends. The sport offers one of the most unique arenas for social interaction, and the benefits of group rides are innumerable. From organizing workouts to catching up with your buddies, group rides can turn any old spin into a special occasion.

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Support Veterans Day With A Kit That Benefits US Military Endurance Sports

Support Veterans Day With A Kit That Benefits US Military Endurance Sports

November 10, 2020

Felt Bicycles is a proud supporter of US Military Endurance Sports, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote endurance sports as part of a healthy lifestyle to active and Veteran members of the US Armed Forces. This Veterans Day, you can support the organization by purchasing an exclusive kit.

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Our Focus Is On Speed, Performance, And The Road Ahead

Our Focus Is On Speed, Performance, And The Road Ahead

October 13, 2020

Over the past three decades, we’ve strived to create the very best bikes we possibly could in myriad categories, for a wide variety of cyclists and riding styles. And we’ve achieved our greatest successes when we’ve focused on speed and performance. So we're focusing our efforts on what we do best.

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Don't Miss This Custom Bike Build, Featuring The AR Aero Road Bike

Don't Miss This Custom Bike Build, Featuring The AR Aero Road Bike

September 21, 2020

Few cyclists are as passionate about custom bike builds and big rides as one of our ambassadors, Maria Wilke. Based in Germany, Maria is constantly seeking epic riding adventures around Europe aboard her fleet of unique bikes. Her latest creation is a truly unique version of the AR aero road bike.

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Ready To Ride? Check Out The 5 Best Tips For Beginner Cyclists

Ready To Ride? Check Out The 5 Best Tips For Beginner Cyclists

August 25, 2020

More people are discovering the joys of cycling than ever before, and there's never been a better time to start riding. But if you're in need of some advice on how to start riding safely and maximizing your enjoyment, we've got you covered. Check out these tips that are great for beginner cyclists and experienced riders, alike.

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Gallery: Chloe Dygert's Rainbow-Themed World Champion Felt DA Time Trial Bike

Gallery: Chloe Dygert's Rainbow-Themed World Champion Felt DA Time Trial Bike

August 20, 2020

Reigning UCI Time Trial World Champion Chloe Dygert celebrates last season's incredible victory with a stunning new rainbow-themed bike, and looks forward to racing again in the post-COVID-19 era of professional bike racing. The champ's bike is built up with components from SRAM, Zipp, Speedplay, and Kenda.

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Buy Your Dream Felt Bicycle Now, Pay Later With Affirm Financing

Buy Your Dream Felt Bicycle Now, Pay Later With Affirm Financing

July 22, 2020

Are you ready to join the #FeltFamily by purchasing a new bike, but your budget isn't quite yet? We understand, and that's why we've been listening to your requests for new payment options. We're excited to announce that you can now score your dream bike by purchasing it on our website via Affirm financing.

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How To Create A Perfect Custom Bicycle Build

How To Create A Perfect Custom Bicycle Build

July 17, 2020

We used the flagship FR FRD frameset as a starting point and built a custom dream bike equipped for speed and performance. If you are going to do your own custom bike build, here are some handy pointers. Focus on the frame as the central part of the project, then select the parts and pieces that best fit your needs and budget.

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Buy Your Bike From Home—Here's How Our

Buy Your Bike From Home—Here's How Our "Click And Collect" Program Works

June 10, 2020

We strive to encourage and enable as many people as possible to experience the thrill and joy that riding a bike can offer. So with nearly every type of good or service available online these days, it's time that ordering your bike be just as easy. Here's what happens when you order a bike from us online.

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Gallery: Check Out The FR Road Race Bikes Of The Rally Cycling Pro Team

Gallery: Check Out The FR Road Race Bikes Of The Rally Cycling Pro Team

June 09, 2020

Bike racing was put on pause due to the global pandemic. But the men and women of Rally Cycling were still able to participate in some pre-season training camps and compete in a handful of early-season races at the beginning of the year. Check out this gallery of their custom FR road bikes.

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Gallery: Feast Your Eyes On The AR Aero Road Bikes Of Rally Cycling

Gallery: Feast Your Eyes On The AR Aero Road Bikes Of Rally Cycling

June 09, 2020

The global COVID-19 put a halt to professional bike racing this season. So although the men and women of the Rally Cycling team were able to compete in a handful of early-season races, we wanted to shine a spotlight on their gorgeous bikes that would have no doubt been breaking away to several victories this year.

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Here's Our Discount Program For Active & Retired Members Of The US Military

Here's Our Discount Program For Active & Retired Members Of The US Military

April 24, 2020

Interested in military discounts on new bikes? As an American company, we’re proud to announce our partnership with SuperFast Vets, an online endurance sports store that provides cycling and other endurance sports gear to military personnel and their immediate families at discounted rates.

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5 Fun Things For Cyclists To Do While Social Distancing

5 Fun Things For Cyclists To Do While Social Distancing

March 25, 2020

As the world bands together to curtail the global COVID-19 pandemic, individuals and communities around the world are adjusting to new ways of life. Here is a list of five fun things that cyclists and triathletes can do to spend their time during this global period of social distancing.

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We're All In This Together. A Message Concerning The COVID-19 Pandemic.

We're All In This Together. A Message Concerning The COVID-19 Pandemic.

March 23, 2020

We wanted to reach out to our riders during this strange and uncertain time. We are committed to doing everything in our power to properly address whatever steps need to be taken to ensure that our communities are safe and that we continue to provide our riders with the best service possible.

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Check Out The New Felt AR Road Bikes Of The Rally Cycling Pro Team

Check Out The New Felt AR Road Bikes Of The Rally Cycling Pro Team

February 07, 2020

The men and women of Rally Cycling are the perfect candidates for the all-new AR, our best road bike ever. Check out the Pro Continental team's latest video, along with a photo gallery of the team’s early season training camp, which showcases Rally riders’ first experiences with the all-new AR road bike.

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Gallery: Check Out The New Felt AR Aero Bike Up Close And Personal

Gallery: Check Out The New Felt AR Aero Bike Up Close And Personal

February 03, 2020

The all-new AR isn't just the fastest road bike we've ever created, it's better in every way than its predecessor. It's also a striking example of form following function, and the inherent beauty of vehicles that purpose-built for speed. So is it also the most beautiful road bike we've ever created? Check out the gallery and judge for yourself.

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How To Choose The Best Road Bike: Everything You Need To Know

How To Choose The Best Road Bike: Everything You Need To Know

February 03, 2020

There’s never been a better time to treat yourself to a new road bike, or to start road cycling for the very first time. Thanks to the latest advancements in bicycle technology, today’s road bikes are lighter, stiffer, more comfortable, and better performing than ever before. But what bike is best for you?

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