From November 30 to June 6 next, the Rouvy indoor cycling app is hosting the Santini Stelvio Challenge, a virtual event spanning all three of the Granfondo’s climbs. Special badges for all finishers plus the chance to win real Santini prizes!Continue reading “Stelvio Santini Challenge On Rouvy: Conquer The Virtual Stelvio From November 30”
Team Qhubeka ASSOS has announced contract renewals for Nicholas Dlamini and Carlos Barbero. Here is the press release by the South African team. These renewals follow-on from the confirmation earlier in the week that European and Italian champion Giacomo Nizzolo remains with the team.Continue reading “Dlamini and Barbero sign-on with Team Qhubeka ASSOS”
The new Flite Boost range by Selle Italia includes two models designed for mountain bike and gravel enthusiasts: the Flite Boost X-Cross Superflow and Flite Boost Gravel Superflow. Two saddles that respond to bikers’ demands: lightness, comfort, resistance, and performance. Both come with the Shock Absorber system between the body and rail, which absorbs vibrations caused by pedaling on rough terrain and feature a TI316 rail and Fibra-tek covering, renowned for their resistance and durability.Continue reading “Passionate about Off-Road? Selle Italia Proposes The Flite Boost X-Cross Superflow and Gravel Superflow Models”
A trio of top signings have been announced to ride for Africa’s only Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)-registered WorldTour outfit, Team Qhubeka ASSOS, as the team continues to build an exciting roster for 2021.Continue reading “Clarke, Claeys, and Frankiny to boost Team Qhubeka ASSOS”
Giacomo Nizzolo, the current European and Italian champion, will continue to race for Team Qhubeka ASSOS in 2021. Here’s the press release by the South African team.Continue reading “Nizzolo stays with Team Qhubeka ASSOS”
The official 2021 Granfondo Stelvio Santini jersey is a combination of Polartec Power Dry Recycled and Polartec Delta Recycled fabrics, both made from single-use PET bottles. In fact, it takes around five recycled plastic bottles to make each jersey. The latter will be available in different sizes and colors for men and women and wrapped in compostable packaging. To complete the look, Santini Cycling Wear has also created a range of coordinating cycling wear and a face mask (free in the race pack) featuring the 2021 edition graphic.Continue reading “Eco-Friendly Official Jersey and Coordinating Face Mask for 2021 Granfondo Stelvio Santini”
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”