According to the Italian sports paper La Gazzetta dello Sport, lifetime banned doctor Michele Ferrari has visited Astana pre-season camp at Montecatini Terme, Italy in November 2013. Continue reading →
Robert Marchand celebrated his 103rd birthday by climbing the col named after him: “Col Robert Marchand“, in the Ardeche mountains, near Saint-Felicien. Altitude: 911-meter (2988 feet). Continue reading →
Today’s historic photo of the day: Italian cyclist Bartolomeo Aimo (sometimes written Bartolomeo Aymo) leading a greatly reduced peloton over the Allos at stage 13 of the Tour de France 1925. Continue reading →
Bianchi has revealed its 2015 road bike models. Bianchi Oltre XR2 is the admiral ship of the new series. There are plenty of models in Bianchi’s 2015 catalog and each model has a lot of build options.
F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi S.p.A (pronounced bee-ahn-kee in Italian) is the world’s oldest bicycle-making company still in existence It was founded in Italy in 1885. It produced cars and commercial vehicles from 1900 to 1939 as Autobianchi, though that business was sold to Fiat; and motorcycles from 1897 to 1967. Bianchi has been associated for 50 years with the Italian Tour de France winner, Fausto Coppi.
Since May 1997 F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi is part of Cycleurope A.B. group, the Swedish company of the Grimaldi group. Continue reading →
High quality bicycle components producer FSA (Full Speed Ahead) launched a new limited edition series of handlebars, stems and seatposts to honor Vincenzo Nibali’s Tour de France victory. Only 300 pieces will be made, and all items labeled with Shark logo, referencing the 29-year-old Italian rider’s nickname. Continue reading →
Matthias Brändle, the 24-year-old Austrian rider of IAM Cycling, broke the UCI Hour Record with 51.852 km (32.22 mi). Brändle attacked Jens Voigt’s 51.110 km (31.76 miles) record which has been set on September 18. Continue reading →