Here’s a nice video showing the construction of Fulcrum Racing Zero aluminum bicycle wheels. It’s too good, almost mesmerizing.
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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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Kazakh team Astana will ride Argon 18 bikes in 2017, instead of Specialized. The UCI WorldTour team will also switching the components and drivetrain sponsor: they’ll use FSA gears and Vision wheels and components (they were using Campagnolo drivetrain). The team riders will first use Dura Ace Di2 groupset in the beginning of the season, but then gradually will switch to FSA’s new WE electronic gears.
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Tour de France is the world’s most popular and prestigious bicycle race. Wining “the Tour” is a great victory for cyclists, as well as groupset producers. Here are the Tour de France Winner Groupsets, since 1937, year by year:
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A beauty from Italia: the Stelbel Antenore is constructed with Columbus XCr stainless steel alloy tubing, “exclusively selected and customized for this particular frame”. Campagnolo Super Record groupset and Campagnolo Bora One wheels are completing the set.
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Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer Sarto’s 2015 model frame Seta is “The Best Campagnolo Build” winner at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.
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The legendary Eddy Merckx is turning 70 years old this year, on June 17, 2015. To celebrate, the bike brand that bears his name, the Eddy Merckx Cycles is producing a limited edition, modern, high quality stainless steel racing bike: Eddy 70. There will only 70 examples be produced, and first specimen (No 1) has already been reserved for Eddy Merckx himself. The other 69 bikes will be available from September at a selection of bike stores.
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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”.
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Colnago is celebrating 60 years of frame production with a special bike, as usual. The new C60 limited edition is based on the chassis of Colnago C60, with some changes. The most obvious modifications are the graphics and paint job, and the titanium plaque with the serial number of each bike.
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In June 2014, Campagnolo has revealed entirely new Super Record, Record and Chorus mechanical groupsets. The new (2015) groupsets get the same redesigned four-arm crankset, Ergopower levers and front and rear derailleurs.
The Italian high-end bicycle components manufacturer has provided the weight and pricing data of the new mechanical Super Record, Record, and Chorus groups.
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