Colnago C35 with Campagnolo Super Record gold

Colnago C35 equipped with Campagnolo Super Record gold: it is not only an artwork, but it is also a milestone in the history of cycling technology. It was produced in 1989, as a commemorative model created in celebration of Colnago’s 35th anniversary. Developed from the work with Ferrari Engineering, it was one of the first …

Obree’s Hour Record attempt bike sold for £10,000 on eBay

One of the bikes that Graeme Obree “the Flying Scotsman” used in his world hour record bid in 1993 in Hamar, Norway has been sold on eBay for £10,000 by his former manager, Vic Haines. Obree attacked Francesco Moser’s record, on 16 July 1993, at the Vikingskipet velodrome in Norway, using the bike Haines had …

Specialized Tarmac 2014

Specialized Tarmac is the admiral ship of the American bicycle manufacturer’s road bike models. According to Specialized, its stiffness-to-weight ratio is increased by 19% over the previous Tour de France winning version (refers to Andy Schleck’s 2010 Tour de France win. The original winner was Alberto Contador, he was also riding a Specialized Tarmac, but …

Bianchi Oltre XR.2 Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Edition

Another Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Edition bike: Bianchi Oltre XR.2 “Campagnolo 80” – limited edition launched at the Eurobike 2013. The new bike features a natural carbon matt black color with silver chrome paint glossy inserts.

Casati Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Limited Edition

Casati is an Italian bike manufacturer, building hand-made frames. To celebrate Campagnolo’s 80th anniversary, they built a hand-made, limited edition bike, equipped with Campagnolo 80th anniversary groupset. A real beauty.

Top 12 iconic bikes in cycling history

I’ve inspired by GCN’s video titled “Top 10 iconic road bikes in racing history” while writing this post. I made some changes, excluded some of Daniel Lloyd’s choices, and extended the list by including a few bikes. Here are the top 12 iconic bikes in cycling history (IMHO, of course).

7-Eleven’s Eddy Merckx bikes

In the late 1980s, an American team has started to shine in the European cycling scene: the 7-Eleven Cycling Team. The 7-Eleven team founded by Jim Ochowicz, a former U.S. Olympic cyclist, in 1981. A few high-profile cyclists including Ron Kiefel, Sean Yates (former directeur sportif of Team Sky), Andrew Hampsten (1988 Giro d’Italia winner, …