Fi'zi:k Kurve
Credit: Photograph by Michael Pirrocco


The Kurve has three distinct subshapes. Try them first, as they're surprisingly polarizing: One tester's favorite was a pain in another's privates. But they're loaded with tech such as composite shells with tunable flex and forged aluminum rails. Our unit's tough plastic perimeter laughed off six months of abuse and world travel. [$280;]