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, […]
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 Dura-ace.
On August 6, 2016, BMC Racing Team’s Belgian rider Greg Van Avermaet won the gold medal in men’s individual road race event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The Swiss bike manufacturer BMC has gifted him a special golden-painted Teammachine-SLR01 bike to honor his success.
Colnago, the legendary Italian bike manufacturer has announced its first proper aero bike, named “Colnago Concept”. The new bike’s motto is “the combination of pure power and speed”.
In his final year as a pro, Fabian Cancellara got a special-edition Trek Madone for his last Tour de France. The bike is specially painted for him, and it celebrates the Spartacus’ entire career.
Italian bike manufacturer Wilier Triestina celebrates its 110th year with a special edition of Zero.6. The bike’s frame has a claimed weight of 680 grams. Only 200 bikes will be produced.
Alberto Contador’s Foundation Team (Fundación Contador Team) will use LOOK 695 bikes in the 2016 season. The Spanish team published a new video announcing their new team bikes on youtube.
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.
Team Sky’s new Pinarello Dogma F8 team bike has been revealed. The bike unchanged from the Tour de France winning 2015 model, but it has new graphics and colors. The components (Shimano Di2 drivetrain, other parts -Fi’zi:k and PRO-) remain the same. And there’s a special bike named “Froomey”, honoring Chris Froome’s Tour de France […]
Italian bicycle manufacturer Pinarello announced its latest Dogma series: Pinarello Dogma F8W 2016 – “W” stands for wireless! The bike equipped with SRAM’s new RED eTAP wireless electronic groupset and will be available in limited numbers from January 2016.