Best Road Bikes Money Can Buy in 2018

With plenty of new bikes on display, there are quite a few different options to choose from when the time comes to replace your current bike or maybe, you just feel it’s the right time to have more than one. The options include lightweight, aero, tubeless-ready wheels or disc brakes.

There are plenty of factors that play a big part in the decision-making process, starting with the amount of money available and then decisions like the brand and ascetics. The bikes ranking amongst the top sellers in 2018 include the following:

Cannondale Synapse Disc Tiagra


If you can stretch your budget to a four-figure amount, then the Cannondale Synapse Disc Tiagra or the Canyon Endurance AL 7.0 are some of the best options. Its alloy frame inherited the trickle-down technology which makes it extremely effective for endurance rides, commuting and its comfortable.

Canyon Endurace AL 7.0

The Canyon Endurace AL 7.0 costs in the upper £1,000 limit and with good reason, it is fitted with an endurance frame, carbon fork and it at 8,4kg it is also light-weight. There is also a great selection to select from in the under £1,000 price range, which includes the Btwin Triban 540 and the Boardman Road, Team Carbo.

Btwin Triban 540


It is the perfect option for bargain hunters since the Btwin Triban 540 is a steal at £679 and this truly revolutionary machine is basically, the cheapest, bike of those that made it to our best option list. The Btwin name sells under £700, and the Triban 540 offers a carbon fork as well as ever faithful Mavic Askium wheels. Yet the real treasure is the frame, it offers a full rear and front rack plus mudguard mounts making it the ultimate bike weekends as well as commuting to work.

Boardman Road Team Carbon


Do you think if Boardman had a more erotic surname like Pinarello or Merckx if his bikes would be more desirable to the millions of bikers? The Boardman bikes are great and especially the Road Team Carbon plus as it is it is fully carbon, which is great when it comes down to the weight, and it produces a more responsive frame. A rare find at this price.

Most Amazing bikes for the road under £2,500

Ribble Zipp Limited Edition R872


The R872 Ribble makes our list due to its components. This British brand is fitted with Continental GP 4000s as well as a set of Zipp 302 carbon clincher wheels. It also features the fancy Zipp bar as well as stem plus the Zipp seat-post, all amazing features for a bike under £2,500. Shimano Ultegra R8000 built the bike is simply impressive.

Rose Xeon CW Ultegra Di2

Rose enables each buyer to customise the Xeon’s setup which includes choosing the set of wheels and the different bar tape to best suit his preferences. For just above the £2,000s the Rose Xeon CW Ultegra Di2is fitted with an aerodynamic Xeon frame Ultegra Di2 making it the most affordable fitted with electronic gearing.