At stage 8 of the 2016 Tour de France, Chris Froome attacked during the descent, using the so-called “Supertuck” style. 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-teeth chainring …
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Cancellara’s special edition Trek Madone for Tour de France
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 Spartacus’ entire career.
Fundación Contador Team will use LOOK 695 in the 2016 season
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 (2016) Pinarello Dogma F8 Team Bike Has Been Revealed
Team Sky’s new Pinarello Dogma F8 team bike has been revealed. The bike is 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 …
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MTN-Qhubeka continues to make history at the Tour de France 2015
Another great achievement for team MTN-Qhubeka in this year’s Tour de France: Steve Cummings wins stage 14. This is the first-ever victory for an African team in the history of the Tour, and the best thing is, it was on Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day), an annual international day in honor of Nelson …
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Cannondale-Garmin 2015 roster
United States-based UCI WorldTour team US Cannondale-Garmin announced the lineup for the 2015 season. The team formed through the merger of team Garmin-Sharp (United States) and Cannondale Pro Cycling (Italy).
FSA launches limited edition “Shark” components to honor Nibali’s Tour de France 2014 victory
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 …
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Song for Vincenzo Nibali
Famous Turkish Jazz musician and keen cyclist Yahya Dai (a friend of mine) composed a song for the Tour de France 2014 winner Vincenzo Nibali and performed it with his daughter Damla. Enjoy.
Colombian women’s cycling team not ashamed of their kit (video)
A Colombian women’s cycling team defend their choice of uniform which has led to criticism from the International Cycling Union president and online commentators and said they would not stop wearing flesh-colored uniforms that earned them criticism from the International Cycling Union president.
Adam Hansen’s Special Campagnolo Bora Wheels
Starting with the Vuelta a España in 2011, Lotto Belisol’s Adam Hansen has ridden 10 consecutive Grand Tours, winning 2 stages in the process (Stage 7 of the Giro d’Italia 2014 and stage 19 of the Vuelta a España 2014), and finishing all of them. Tonight he will ride the final time trial of the …
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