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, […]
With the end of Vuelta a España 2016, Lotto–Soudal’s Australian rider Adam Hansen has extended the record of completing most number of consecutive grand tours which already belongs to him.
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.
“Luigi !!” was the only reaction by Lance Armstrong to Fabian Cancellara’s Olympics Time Trial victory. He wrote this comment on his Twitter account in response to the message posted by the US-based team Trek-Segafredo, who congratulated their rider on his victory. The message of the Texan was an innuendo, can be interpreted as an […]
At the stage 8 of this years’ Tour de France, Chris Froome attacked on the descent. He quickly opened up a gap of a few seconds on his main general classification rivals, including Nairo Quintana. Then he tucked down onto the top tube of his bicycle and spun the 54 chainring with all he had, […]
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.
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.
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 […]
High-quality bicycle components producer FSA (Full Speed Ahead) launched a new limited edition series of handlebars, stems and seatposts to honor Vincenzo Nibali’s Tour de France 2014 victory. Only 300 pieces will be made, and all items labeled with the Shark logo, referencing the 29-year-old Italian rider’s nickname (“the Shark of Messina” or simply “The […]
Famous Turkish Jazz musician and keen cyclist Yahya Dai (a friend of mine) composed a song for the Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali, and performed it with his daughter Damla. Enjoy 🙂