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 be only 70 examples produced, and first specimen (No 1) has already […]
Sarto is an Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer. The company founded by Antonio Sarto in 1950. Since then, they’re producing handmade custom bicycle frames. Sarto produce more than 2500 frames each year. They see the customization as their strength, which allows them to satisfy the customer’s every need: the choice of materials, the shape of […]
Bianchi Oltre XR.1 is using the same geometry and Ultra Thin Seat Stay technology with the high-end Oltre XR2, with more affordable price and high/medium quality equipment. According to Bianchi, the Ultra Thin Seat Stay technology provides improved shock absorption and impact resistance with reduced frame weight.
Bianchi has revealed its 2015 road bike models. Bianchi Oltre XR2 is the admiral ship of the new series. There are plenty of models in Bianchi’s 2015 catalog and each model has a lot of build options. F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi S.p.A (pronounced bee-ahn-kee in Italian) is the world’s oldest bicycle-making company still in existence It […]
Tarmac is the top-of-the-line model of Specialized’s road bike series. It is developed in a partnership with the British Formula One constructor McLaren. Most recently, team Saxo Tinkoff’s Spanish rider Alberto Contador won the Vuelta a España 2014 using a Specialized S-Works Tarmac bike. The motto of the Specialized Tarmac is “Rider-First Engineered™”. Specialized explains […]
Italian bike manufacturer Bottecchia has revealed its 2015 model road bikes. This year there are eight different road bike models. Bottecchia is a historical bicycle company, founded by Ottavio Bottecchia in 1924 (1 August 1894 – 14 June 1927), the first Italian to win the Tour de France (1924, 1925). He is not only the first […]
About two years ago, I’ve posted an article about Chesini bikes and the beautiful city of Verona, titled “Verona and Chesini“. In that article, I wrote about how I paid an accidental visit to Chesini shop at Ponte Navi, Verona. Chesini was founded in 1925 in Verona by Gelmino Chesini, who had been a bicycle mechanic […]
Many cyclists, especially commuters will love this: Efneo Gearbox is a front gearing system that has one cog and three internal switches. Inspired by internally geared rear hubs, it replaces a bike’s front derailleur, probably the most disliked part of bicycles.
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”.
Until last year, Pinarello Dogma 65.1 was the admiral ship of the Italian bike manufacturer. This year Pinarello Dogma F8 is carrying the flag. But still Pinarello Dogma 65.1 2015 models are really high quality road bikes.