HERO summer 2020: the HERO spirit is back

Get ready for a summer-worthy of HEROes: make the most of the HERO SUMMER 2020 offer running between 16 July and 13 September. Three nights for all cyclists who want to pedal on tracks of the toughest mountain bike marathon in the world. Bikers can also request the services of expert Mountain Bike Guides or rent a top-notch Specialized bike. A unique occasion to experience the HERO atmosphere from a different angle: revel in amazing days surrounded by nature and explore your MTB passion to the fullest in the run-up of the 2021 edition of the HERO.

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OREKA Training launches O5 – a revolutionary direct-drive machine

OREKA, the company of Indoor Training goods will launch a new and revolutionary direct drive system, the new OREKA O5. The new machine will bring the riders the opportunity to feel free when pedaling thanks to an adjustable balancing system that allows the rider to move the bicycle like outdoor.

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Sporthilfe Heroes Run 2020 reaches the 100,000 km goal

The SPORTHILFE HEROES RUN 2020 was a success! The initiative took place over the course of the last week with the goal of collecting 100,000 km on its dedicated app by exercising. A Sporthilfe Alto Adige initiative, its aim was to become a symbol of hope after months of lockdown due to the health emergency as well as a way of thanking everyone involved on the front line during this period – health operators, the police, and families, too. SPORTHILFE HEROES RUN was backed by countless athletes, including Dorothea Wierer, who raised funds to support young, talented South Tyrolean athletes. ‘Bursting with energy – let’s restart together!’

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Can cycling help with grief and depression?

Craig Fry, Victoria University

My father Lindsay Fry passed away suddenly eight months ago. He had end stage cancer, which was found well advanced on his lung and spine. Sadly, my father died just seven weeks after his diagnosis. He was two weeks short of his 70th birthday.

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Sporthilfe Heroes Run 2020: South Tyrol, ‘Bursting With Energy – Time To Restart Together!’

Use the SPORTHILFE HEROES RUN app to take part in the SPORTHILFE HEROES RUN 2020 by registering your kilometres on foot or by bike in South Tyrol with the common goal of reaching 100,000 km between Saturday 27th June and Sunday 5th July 2020. The initiative is promoted by Sporthilfe Alto Adige and represents a powerful symbol of a region getting back on its feet as well as offering its thanks to the heroes that worked in hospitals and the A&E during the emergency.

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Marijuana And Cycling: Can Athletes Use Marijuana While Training?

An athlete’s life is never easy because of all the training, workouts, and possible injuries. Pain and muscle ache is an inevitable factor and part of the process, but most medications pose a higher health risk overall, especially if taken continuously. That’s why athletes are searching for an approved substance that can relieve pain and inflammation without the possibility of addiction and overdose.

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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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