Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with W):
You can easily prepare your own isotonic drink at home. All you need is some green tea (or herbal tea, or fruit juice), some sugar, salt, and if your exercise will continue more than two hours, maltodextrin.
A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast at its best, there is an ominous sign with the red warning triangle: thirty percent (30%) warns the board, then you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock.
After winning gold in 2011 with the SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD, the new EVO Black edition featuring the EVO Nano frame brings gold to Cannondale for the second consecutive year.
Alex Zanardi (Alessandro Zanardi), the former F1 driver is a gold medal contender at the London Paralympics, eleven years after losing his legs. The 45-year-old Italian knows the track inside out from his days driving around it at 320kph (200mph).
The last generation of CAAD, Cannondale’s most popular aluminum frame series, CAAD10 has 1,050g frame. This is even lighter than some carbon frames on the market. Compared to the 2012 edition, the 2013 frame hasn’t changed at all, but there are more build options available. Cannondale is producing award-winning CAAD (Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design) series […]
The new 2013 Trek Madone series are coming with improvements to aerodynamics, weight, and stiffness. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7-series are OCLV carbon, while 2 series are alloy. The top of the line model, Trek Madone 7.9, at 40kph in a 10° crosswind, claiming to save 25 watts over the prior model (distance not […]
Shimano’s high-end road groupset Dura-Ace will be 11 speed in 2013. The new version of the groupset is also lighter and stiffer.
Cannondale’s high-end frameset SuperSix Evo now even lighter: the new Cannondale SuperSix Evo Nano frameset has a claimed weight of 645 grams. SuperSix frames are in Cannondale’s product family since 2006. The SuperSix Evo was launched last year. And for 2013, the new SuperSix, “Evo Nano” announced.
On August 6, 2012, at 05:17 UTC, NASA’s Curiosity rover has landed successfully on Aeolis Palus in Gale Crater on Mars. U.S. bicycle manufacturer Litespeed has been a contractor and consultant to NASA for projects that require titanium-intensive sub-assemblies including the landing gear on the Curiosity.