About two years ago, I’ve posted an article about Chesini bikes and the beautiful city of Verona, titled “Verona and Chesini“. In that article, I wrote about how I paid an accidental visit to Chesini shop at Ponte Navi, Verona.
Chesini was founded in 1925 in Verona by Gelmino Chesini, who had been a bicycle mechanic before he began building bicycles. Until the end of the era of steel tubes and lugs, Chesini was a famous bike company. Even some world championships were won with Chesini frames. Continue reading →
“The Obree Way” is a book written by Graeme Obree aka “The Flying Scotsman”, who broke the world hour record twice, in July 1993 and April 1994, and was the individual pursuit world champion in 1993 and 1995. It explains Graeme Obree’s radical insights into technique, training, psychology and diet, and the logic behind them. Continue reading →
Many cyclists, especially commuters will love this: Efneo Gearbox is a front gearing system that has one cog and three internal switches. Inspired by internally geared rear hubs, it replaces a bike’s front derailleur, probably the most disliked part of bicycles. Continue reading →
Andy Schleck, Trek Factory Racing team’s 29-year-old Luxembourgian rider has announced his early retirement from the professional cycling today. Schleck cited the injury in his right knee as the cause. Continue reading →
The route of the Giro d’Italia 2015, the 98th edition of the Italian grand tour, has been unveiled. The race will start in San Lorenzo al Mare, on May 9th, Saturday; and finish in Milano, on May 31, Sunday. There will be total of 21 stages with two rest days. Continue reading →
Beautiful, wonderful, amazing… You should see this.
“The Ridge” is the brand new film from Scottish trials cyclist Danny MacAskill. For the first time in one of his films Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline. Continue reading →
Jaegher is a Belgian company, building tailor-made steel frames since 1934. It is founded by Odiel Van Eenooghe, a Belgian cyclist who participated in Milan-San Remo and in 1932 he won the toughest stage in Tour of Belgium.
Their slogan is “the steel feel is impossible to translate into numbers & tables”. Continue reading →
Today’s historic photo of the day: after Paris-Roubaix 1959 edition, Fausto Coppi, covered with mud. It was the latest Paris-Roubaix of “il campionissimo”, before his premature death in less than nine months. Continue reading →