Nicknames of Cyclists – T

Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with T):
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Nicknames of Cyclists – U

Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with U):

By Surname: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

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Nicknames of Cyclists – V

Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with V):

By Surname: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

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Nicknames of Cyclists – W

Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with W):

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Mirador de Ézaro, the steepest climb in bike racing history

A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast at its best, there is an ominous sign with the red warning triangle: thirty percent (30%) warns the board, then you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock.

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Cannondale SuperSix Evo Nano wins EuroBike 2012 Gold Award

After winning gold in 2011 with the SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD, the new EVO Black edition featuring the EVO Nano frame brings gold to Cannondale for the second consecutive year.

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Alex Zanardi will be on a hand bike in Paralympics 2012

Alex Zanardi (Alessandro Zanardi), the former F1 driver is a gold medal contender at the London Paralympics, eleven years after losing his legs. The 45-year-old Italian knows the track inside out from his days driving around it at 320kph (200mph).

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2013 Cannondale Caad10

The last generation of CAAD, Cannondale’s most popular aluminum frame series, CAAD10 has 1,050g frame. This is even lighter than some carbon frames on the market. Compared to the 2012 edition, the 2013 frame hasn’t changed at all, but there are more build options available.

Cannondale is producing award-winning CAAD (Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design) series of road bikes since 1983. CAAD10 is the current generation of Cannondale aluminum frame.

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Trek Madone 2013: Stiffer, Lighter, More Aero

The new 2013 Trek Madone series are coming with improvements to aerodynamics, weight, and stiffness. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7-series are OCLV carbon, while 2 series are alloy. The top of the line model, Trek Madone 7.9, at 40kph in a 10° crosswind, claiming to save 25 watts over the prior model (distance not specified). In addition to the aerodynamic improvements, frame weight has dropped down to 750 grams (7-series) (from 915g to 750g, a 165g savings). Compared to the previous 7 series of Trek Madone, it cuts almost 200 grams from the frame and fork without diminishing ride quality or stiffness.

Trek Madone 6 and 7 series continue to be “Made in the United States”.

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