Alto de l’Angliru, also known as La Gamonal is a very steep mountain road in Asturias, near La Vega-Riosa, in northern Spain. Dubbed as the “hardest climb in the Vuelta a España“, where it is often used, the Angliru is considered one of the most demanding climbs in professional road bicycle racing.Continue reading “Alto de l’Angliru”
October 28th marks the start of the race to snap up a bib for the 2021 edition of the Granfondo Stelvio Santini: between then and the end of the year, 1,500 bibs will be available at a special early bird price of just 70 euro. From January 1st, 2021 to the close of entries, it will cost 90 euro to secure your place.
Once again next year, all competitors must wear the official Santini jersey included in the race pack, throughout the event. The same three race routes, all with finish lines at the top of the Stelvio Pass, also return.
The Granfondo Stelvio Santini ROUVY challenge opens in November: anyone that completes all three virtual climbs on the famous indoor cycling platform wins a Finisher badge.Continue reading “Entries for the 2021 Granfondo Stelvio Santini open on October 28th, with a special early bird price until the end of the year”
In the upcoming 2021 season, the Russian cycling team Gazprom-RusVelo will continue to race on Colnago bicycles. Since 2013 the team has been competing on Colnago bikes and this ongoing partnership will continue next year, the Russian cycling team has announced.Continue reading “Gazprom-RusVelo team will continue to race on the Colnago bicycles in 2021”
It seems people were already dreaming about virtual indoor cycling training tools (like Zwift or Rouvy) for more than 130 years ago, as early as 1888. Here’s a futuristic home cycling training idea from 1888.Continue reading “Futuristic virtual indoor cycling training idea from 1888”
La Vuelta de Espana plays out between October 20th and November 8th 2020. It will bring together the world’s leading cyclists who will start from Irun in the Netherlands and then race 2,882 km to the final finish line in Madrid. Once again the classification leaders will all be wearing Santini Cycling Wear-supplied jerseys, this year made from eco-friendly, sustainable fabrics.Continue reading “Santini and Vuelta a España 2020: eco-friendly leader jerseys and four kits celebrating key stages”
Athletes can do many things to improve their health and performance, including staying hydrated, eating a diet, and exercising regularly. However, there are other ways an athlete can keep fit, and one of them is using the best CBD products available in the market. The CBD industry has products that have supplements that can help athletes.Continue reading “Pros and Cons of Athletes using CBD”
An increasingly personalized experience on the saddle: this is Selle Italia‘s ultimate goal, as it launches a new feature of the idmatch system. The technology is no longer limited to identifying the ideal saddle size, but it can now also define the ideal shape based on pelvic rotation. This novelty is accompanied by the launch of the new Novus Boost Evo saddle, featuring a waved shape designed for those with rear pelvic rotation.Continue reading “Two novelties at Selle Italia: more idmatch functions for the perfect saddle fitting and the launch of the new Novus Boost Evo”
PRESS RELEASE – NTT Pro Cycling, formerly Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, is looking for a new title sponsor following the confirmation that NTT has now opted not to renew their contract beyond 2020.Continue reading “Africa’s first-ever UCI WorldTour team on the hunt for a new title partner”
There is a vital link between the conditions in which you live and your health and wellbeing, yet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that indoor air quality in many American homes is between two to five times worse than it is outside. Poor air quality is linked to a host of health conditions that can interfere with your ability and goals as a cyclist – including respiratory, cardiovascular, and allergy-related problems. It can also affect your mental health. Air quality, however, is just one aspect of home life that is related to your ability to practice and enjoy various sports like cycling.Continue reading “How can poor living conditions hamper your cycling abilities?”
The UCI Road World Championships are the annual world championships for bicycle road racing organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
The first professional world championship took place on July 1927 at the Nürburgring in Germany, where legendary Italian Alfredo Binda won the professional men’s race.Continue reading “Complete List of UCI Elite Men Road Race World Champions”