Cycling, like all sports, comes with its fair share of injuries. In fact, 94% of cyclists experience some kind of overuse injury in the span of one year – 45% being injuries to the lower back and 23% being an injury to the knees, a Norwegian study found. Fortunately, there’s a number of ways cyclists can prevent common injuries, such as delayed onset muscle soreness, saddle sores, and lower back pain.Continue reading “Simple Ways Cyclists Can Avoid Common Injuries”
Electric bikes (e-bikes) are growing in popularity across America, with sales in 2019 up by almost 25% compared to 2018. As any bike rider will know, it’s crucial that you regularly clean your bicycle to keep it looking great and working well, but with an e-bike, routine cleaning is even more essential as it helps to protect all the electrical components that make your bike function. But just how do you effectively and safely keep your e-bike looking pristine?Continue reading “The E-Bike Cleaning Hacks You Need To Be Doing”
All sporting challenges need solid, dependable allies and the 2020 Granfondo Stelvio Santini has just that in its new sponsor, go-to sports fabric manufacturer, Polartec. In partnership with Santini Cycling Wear, this year’s entrants will be donning an official race jersey made from around five plastic bottles (depending on size). The jersey boasts unique characteristics as it is made from two high-performance fabrics, Polartec Power Dry recycled and Polartec Delta recycled, which themselves are made from PET bottles.
Both men’s and women’s versions of the compulsory Santini race jersey are available.Continue reading “2020 Granfondo Stelvio Santini: The Official Race Jersey Is Made From Five Plastic Bottles!”
A beautiful classic road bike: Eddy Merckx 10th Anniversary.Continue reading “Eddy Merckx 10th Anniversary – A beautiful retro road bike”
Note: Hemingway’s grimpeurs was originally published on “le grimpeur” blog by Guy WR (grimpeur means “climber” in French). It was “a cycling blog for everything climbing”. Unfortunately, it is no longer online. So after a long wait, I decided to revive this wonderful blog post (see Notes 1).Continue reading “Hemingway’s grimpeurs”
Pinarello Dogma F10 2020 is one of the high-end road bike models of the Italian manufacturer.
According to Pinarello, the Dogma F10 2020 has inherited a lot of aero features from the Bolide, the time-trial bike of Pinarello that used by Bradley Wiggins while breaking the Hour Record in 2015, by Vasil Kiryienka while winning the UCI Time Trial World Championship in 2015, and by Chris Froome while winning the Tour de France.Continue reading “Pinarello Dogma F10 2020”
“Vélo d’Or” is an award given annually to the cyclist considered to have performed the best over the year. Here is a gallery of Vélo d’Or winners from 2010 to 2019.Continue reading “Gallery of Vélo d’Or winners (2010-2019)”
“Vélo d’Or” is an award given annually to the cyclist considered to have performed the best over the year. Here is a gallery of Vélo d’Or winners from 2000 to 2009.Continue reading “Gallery of Vélo d’Or winners (2000-2009)”
“Vélo d’Or” is an award given annually to the cyclist considered to have performed the best over the year. Here is a gallery of Vélo d’Or winners from 1992, the year the award was created, to 1999.Continue reading “Gallery of Vélo d’Or winners (1992-1999)”
Created in 1992 by the French cycling magazine Vélo, the “Vélo d’Or” award is given annually to the cyclist considered to have performed the best over the year. An international jury consists of top cycling journalists votes on which rider was top across the season.Continue reading “Vélo d’Or winners (from 1992 to 2019, complete)”