Marcel Kittel, the sprinter of the team Giant-Shimano, in a video prepared in collaboration with the ASO (Amaury Sports Organisation – the Organizer of the Tour de France) gave the cycling fans some safety advice.
Lotto Belisol’s Australian Adam Hansen produces his own carbon cycling shoes by himself. They are so lightweight (the claiming weight is 95 grams for one shoe!). They also look sleek and simple with neither laces nor buckles. But then, how he keeps his shoes tight? Hansen gave the answer via twitter with a photo.
Team Cannondale’s clothing suponsor Sugoi launched a custom Peter Sagan jersey for upcoming Tour of California. Peter Sagan himself also helped the jersey’s design.
Team Mulebar Girl is a UK-based women cycling team. They will ride on Cannondale Evo bikes in 2014.
Current UCI World Champion Rui Costa is the new member of Italian team Lampre-Merida. The Portuguese will wear the rainbow jersey this year, except time trials, and ride a Merida Reacto EVO Team, in custom made rainbow colors.
Today’s quote is from Tyler Hamilton. Hamilton was a teammate of banned cyclist Lance Armstrong during the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Tour de France where Armstrong won the Yellow jersey. He is the only American rider to win one of the Five Monuments of Cycling (Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2003). Unfortunately, he was doping when he won […]
“In cycling, being sure of yourself is an almost inevitable guarantee of not winning.”
2013 Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali was in Izmir (Turkey). In a La Gazzetta dello Sport organization, around 100 riders including Nibali, are traveling by ship, and riding their bikes where they visit. The last stop was Izmir, Turkey’s third biggest city, near Aegean sea. They rode through Menemen, Manisa, then returned back to Izmir. […]
End of en era. Euskaltel-Euskadi, the Basque team completes its last Grand Tour, Vuelta a España 2013, and says goodbye to the peloton.
End of an era. Euskaltel-Euskadi is set to close its doors at the end of the 2013 season, after failing to secure sufficient sponsorship funds to continue. Spain’s financial crisis ends the Basque team’s 19-year association with top-flight cycling. The riders and team staff now told that they must look elsewhere.