Dura-Ace is the admiral ship of Shimano, the Japanese (now multinational) manufacturer of cycling components (and some other things like fishing tackle and rowing equipment). Here is a brief history of the Shimano Dura-Ace.
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Complete List of UCI Elite Men Road Race World Champions
The UCI Road World Championships are the annual world championships for bicycle road racing organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). Here’s the complete list of the UCI Elite Men Road Race World Champions. The first professional world championship took place in July 1927 at the Nürburgring in Germany, where legendary Italian Alfredo Binda won …
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Tour de France Winner Groupsets, Year by Year
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 (also the average speeds of each year’s winner).
Top 200 fastest climbs on the Alpe d’Huez [All-time list] [2022 update]
L’Alpe d’Huez is a ski resort at 1,250 to 3,330 meters (4,100 to 10,930 ft) in the Central French Western Alps, in the commune of Huez. The maximum elevation of the legendary climb is 1,815 meters (5,955 feet). The climb is used regularly in the Tour de France, including twice on the same day in …
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Mother in polka-dot jersey on a road bike pulling her kid uphill
A Mother in polka-dot jersey on a Cannondale road bike pulling her kid uphill before a Tour de France 2022 is the best thing you’ve seen today.
Tour De France Launches New “Maillot Jaune” Brand
A special collection that celebrates the uniqueness of the Tour de France, developed by Santini to offer cyclists a range of minimalist technical cycling wear from the exclusive new “Maillot Jaune” brand.
Santini X IRONMAN: the new co-brand collection developed with pro triathletes
Santini continues evolving its triathlon expertise with a new collection comprising the Aahonui and Ika Ika lines, featuring the instantly recognizable M-Dot logo: Santini X IRONMAN is designed especially for athletes tackling the toughest of all triathlon events.
Selle Italia Model X Leaf
Selle Italia Model X Leaf is a sustainable saddle with new graphics inspired by nature, stemming from the Greentech process. It is created through an eco-sustainable production process that avoids the use of polluting substances thanks to patented Greentech technology. The new Model X Leaf saddle features eye-catching graphics based on a green leaf pattern.
Top 16 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions
Here are the top 16 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions – the winner, average speed, winning time, and weather conditions. The average speed of the fastest Paris-Roubaix ever (2022 edition) was 45,792 km/h (28.454 mph), won by the Dutch cyclist Dylan van Baarle (Ineos Grenadiers).
New Santini kit celebrate the Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2022
Inspired by the rugged terrain of the Belgian cycling classic, Santini’s new Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2022 collections are a brilliant celebration of the legendary La Doyenne: separate kits for men and women coordinate with a jacket and a range of accessories featuring a signature mountain range motif.