When you consider buying a gift for a person who has a passion for cycling, it’s a great idea to buy a cycling-related item to her/him. Luckily, you’ll have many options. Here are some cycling related gift ideas:
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As a last minute surprise of the New Years’ Eve, Peter Sagan and his wife Katarina published a video on youtube: a tribute to the “Grease”, the 1978 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Randal Kleiser. The film stars John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, and Jeff Conaway. A dance scene from the movie, “You’re the One That I Want” became very famous. Peter and her wife reproduced that scene.
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Honda’s 2016 model Civic Tourer Active Life concept car is outfitted specifically for cyclists. It is unveiled at the IAA Frankfurt last September, the World’s biggest motor show (International Motor Show, in German known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung / IAA – International Automobile Exhibition).
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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).
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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.
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This is absolutely epic: British cyclist Mike Cotty rode 1,012 kilometers, including 21,250 meter climb with 21 mountain passes, sleepless!
During his epic journey, Cotty spent 50 hours 29 minutes in the saddle, with total elapsed time of 53 hours 29 minutes.
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“Portrait of my grandfather: 80 and still cycling” is a short documentary movie by Florent Piovesan, about his grandfather Benjamin Piovesan and his passion for cycling.
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Your author has turned 40 today. A friend sent me this beautiful picture. Isn’t it nice? 🙂
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I received a surprise package today, a gift from a friend: three books and a micro bicycle. I won the books in a bet, actually: Alberto Contador vs Chris Froome at Tour de France 🙂
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Robert Marchand continues to inspire us. The evergreen Frenchman has set a new goal: breaking his own hour record in over-100s category in January 2014, at 102-year-old.
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