Decode your individuality: Repete launches a new personalization service

Prague, Czech Republic – The Czech bicycle manufacturer, Repete, is launching a new service, “Decode Your Individuality.” From now on, customers will be able to convey their character with distinctive frame colors. Color codes form a functional connection between your spirit and the appearance of your finished bike.

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2020 Granfondo Stelvio Santini on ROUVY: the winners are Wolfgang A. Pappler and Laura Arango

The virtual version of the Granfondo Stelvio Santini took place on the indoor cycling platform ROUVY on last Sunday with Wolfgang A. Pappler and Laura Arango emerging as overall winners in the Stelvio time trial.

The top six ranked cyclists – three men and three women – will all receive a Santini Cycling Wear kit while the two winners will also receive free entry to the 2021 Granfondo Stelvio Santini.

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Can’t go outside? Here’s how you can stay in cycling shape if riding isn’t an option

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a cycling boom, and bicycle shops all over the world, including those in the United Kingdom, United States, and several parts of Asia such as the Philippines, are seeing a significant increase in bike sales since late May.

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Helping Children With Autism Develop Cycling Skills

Autism affects 1 in 160 children worldwide which can limit the capability of children to do different activities. Cycling is one of those activities that kids with autism may have difficulties in learning. The good news is being taught to ride a bike can help alleviate the symptoms of autism and there are certain skills that are developed in the process. Bike riding is an outdoor interest that offers several benefits to a child with autism from improving balance and coordination to enhancing concentration and focus.

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5 Cross-Training Sports to Make You a Better Cyclist

Cycling is rising in popularity among all age demographics, and it is even hailed as the ‘new golf’ as more people and professionals are exchanging their clubs for the two-wheeler. Bicycle riding is a fun way to stay outdoors and exercise offering many health benefits. It builds muscles, improves cardiovascular fitness, strengthens bones, and decreases stress levels. For many riders, becoming a better and fitter cyclist is a goal, and engaging in cross-training sports enhances endurance, reduces the risks of injury, and improves performance.

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2020 Granfondo Stelvio Santini on Rouvy: Conquer The King of Climbs Virtually

The final climb in the Granfondo Stelvio Santini is coming to ROUVY: the famous indoor cycling platform will be allowing all cycling fans to tackle the Stelvio Pass climb on June 7, the day the Valtellina Granfondo should have taken place. The top three men and the top three women finishers will receive prizes of Santini Cycling Wear technical clothes, while the fastest man and fastest woman will also get two free entries each to the 2021 Granfondo Stelvio Santini.

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Cycling to Recycling: Spray-Painting an Old Bike

The world is undergoing a paradigm shift with the COVID-19 crisis, and if sustainability was already making a major impact on the consumer market prior to the pandemic, it will undoubtedly hold even greater importance in the future. Across the globe, experts in sustainability are lamenting the ‘throwaway culture’ that is leading not only to environmental disaster but also to a missed opportunity to give many old objects new life. If you love cycling and have family members who would love to take up the sport, why not repaint an old bike and give them a personalized gift they won’t forget?

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Pinarello ESPADA (Indurain’s Hour Record breaking bike in 1994)

Designed and developed during the last millennium, Pinarello ESPADA was way ahead of its time. It was the bike that Miguel Indurain used while breaking the Hour Record. One of the most iconic bikes ever produced, it is also known as “Pinarello Sword” because espada means sword in English.

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11 Little supporters of Fausto Coppi

Today’s historic photo of the day is a very cute photo – eleven little supporters of Fausto Coppi, “il campionissimo” (two of them are actually Gino Bartali’s supporters – so the title should be 9 little supporters of Fausto Coppi and 2 little supporters of Gino Bartali). Anyway, the photo must be taken in 1958 because Coppi raced for the Bianchi-Pirelli team in 1958.

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Best Road Bikes Under $1,000 (2020 update)

COVID-19 pandemic caused a cycling ‘explosion’ in the world. Riding a bike is fun, freeing, socially distant, and good for your health. A lot of people now consider cycling to commute from home to work or vice versa. Road bikes are not only good for performance rides but also great for commute: they are lightweight, agile, and fast. And it really feels great to ride a road bike. Unfortunately, high-end road bikes are expensive. But you don’t have to spend a lot of money on a road bike if you use it only for commuting – there are many cheaper alternatives. Here are the best road bikes under $1,000 (2020 update).

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