Santini and SenzaGiro join forces to support Bergamo social cooperative Namasté

Santini flanks “SenzaGiro”, the road race that never was: the winner’s jersey plus a jersey each of the 21 stages to be auctioned to raise funds for Bergamo social cooperative Namasté …plus a kit for the SenzaGiro fans.

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Former Astronaut was cycling to work when he was working at NASA

Today I learned that former NASA astronaut, engineer, and former U.S. Navy captain Mark Kelly (Captain Mark Kelly – @CaptMarkKelly on Twitter) is a cycling commuter. He was cycling to work when he was working at NASA.

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OREKA Training appoints Ben Simmons as their new UK Sales Manager

OREKA Training is now ready to launch in the UK market, after some months of hard work, the brand will finally start selling directly to stores in the UK territory. For this purpose, the brand has appointed Ben Simmons as their new UK Sales Manager starting March 1st. Ben is well known in the cycling industry, he has experience in marketing, brand management, and sales from previously working with other premium cycling brands. Ben also has a background in coaching, mechanics and has been a competitive cyclist for over 20 years.

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Mountain bikers can strengthen the connection between humans, nature and recreational space

Jim Cherrington, Sheffield Hallam University

Lockdown and socialising restrictions have led to many people increasingly appreciating the great outdoors. In many areas there has been a sharp increase in the number of people out cycling and walking every day.

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Cycling-related gift ideas (2020 update)

When you consider buying a gift for a person who has a passion for cycling, it’s a great idea to buy a cycling-related item to her/him. Luckily, you’ll have many options. Here are some cycling-related gift ideas:

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BMW HERO Südtirol Dolomites: See You In 2021!

The 2020 edition of the toughest mountain bike race in the world has been canceled. It would have taken place on 20 June on the Sella Group. The BMW HERO Südtirol Dolomites will now take place next year and also represent the final stage of the HERO World Series 2021.

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Road Safety: switch to cycling to keep others safe

Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster and James Woodcock, University of Cambridge

Analysis from the UK Department for Transport compares the risk of being injured when you are cycling, driving or walking. Motorcyclists have an especially high risk of death, followed by pedestrians and cyclists. Those in vans, buses or lorries are safest.

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Coronavirus: Africa’s professional cycling team, NTT Pro Cycling, is launching the ‘Be Moved’ campaign

PRESS RELEASE – JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 6, 2020/ — NTT Pro Cycling, Africa’s first-ever Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Tour team, is proud to initiate ‘Be Moved’: a call to action to open our hearts to the humanity around us, as the world is currently gripped with the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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