Paris-Roubaix organizer ASO (Amaury Sport Organisation) has officially announced the ratings of 27 cobbled sectors in 2013 edition of the race. This year the route is 254.5 km in total, and the peloton will have to ride on the cobbles a total of 52.6 km.Continue reading “Paris-Roubaix 2013 Route and Cobbled Sectors with Ratings”
Vita in Salita (Life Uphill) is a beautiful song by Italian singer&songwriter Marcello Bettaglio.
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Paris-Roubaix, the “Queen of the Classics” will be held on this Sunday, on April 7. Here is the provisional start list of the race.Continue reading “Paris-Roubaix 2013 Start List”
“Ciao Fausto”: Goodbye Fausto, a very beautiful song by Italian singer and songwriter Mario Gualtieri.
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In 1973, a legend is born: Campagnolo Super Record groupset. It was a milestone for the Italian brand, producer of the high-end bicycle components, and one that hit the world of cycling with the impetus of a tireless cyclist.
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2013 is the 50th anniversary of the Italian manufacturer of luxury sports cars Lamborghini. To celebrate it, The Swiss bicycle manufacturer BMC and Lamborghini launched a 50th Anniversary Edition of BMC impec Lamborghini.
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The famous Italian bicycle manufacturer Pinarello has released another special edition bike: DOGMA 65.1 Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Special Edition.
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According to reports published on cycling news today, 5-time Tour de France winner Miguel Indurain and his Banesto team worked with Dr. Francesco Conconi in the nineties.
Cycling News wrote today that highly respected Italian anti-doping expert Sandro Donati claims to have evidence that Indurain and his Banesto team worked with Dr. Francesco Conconi in the nineties. Donati told nos.nl that Conconi “had contracts with Banesto for high amounts.” (Sandro Donati now works as a researcher with the WADA – World Anti-Doping Agency)Continue reading “Is Indurain another Tour de France winner who doped?”
Campagnolo has revealed the 80th Anniversary Groupset. The group is mechanical, has the quality of Super Record level but labeled 80th Anniversary group with a Matte finish. The limited production will be available this spring.
There’s also an 80th Anniversary wheelset released by the Italian brand. The wheelset has two options: Bora Ultra II or Bullet Ultra but named “80th Anniversary” with Matte finishing. These can be ordered with the group set or separately.Continue reading “Campagnolo 80th Anniversary Groupset”
Giro d’Italia is going to Ireland for its “Grande Partenza” in 2014. The 97th running of the Italian Grand Tour will also visit Armagh and Dublin.Continue reading ““Grande Partenza” of Giro d’Italia 2014 will be in Belfast”