Cannondale’s high-end frameset SuperSix Evo is now even lighter: the new Cannondale SuperSix Evo Nano frameset has a claimed weight of 645 grams. SuperSix frames are in Cannondale’s product family since 2006. The SuperSix Evo was launched last year. And for 2013, the new SuperSix, “Evo Nano” was announced.Continue reading “Cannondale SuperSix Evo Nano”
On August 6, 2012, at 05:17 UTC, NASA’s Curiosity rover has landed successfully on Aeolis Palus in Gale Crater on Mars. The U.S. bicycle manufacturer Litespeed has been a contractor and consultant to NASA for projects that require titanium-intensive sub-assemblies including the landing gear on the Curiosity.Continue reading “Cycling technology is on Mars”
Peter Sagan, the young Slovakian rider of team Liquigas-Cannondale has made a Tour de France debut this year and won the sprinter’s green jersey. He used a custom-design Cannondale Evo, nicknamed “Tourminator” while achieving this success.
The US-based bicycle company Cannondale supplies bikes to the world-tour team Liquigas-Cannondale. For Peter Sagan, they have pulled out the stops with an impressive rendition of the Terminator (the cyborg assassin played by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the classic 1984 science-fiction film) across the front of the team’s SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod.
Despite Tour de France being a race where the very latest products are usually raced, the Liquigas-Cannondale team was on the current Evo, not the new and lighter Evo Nano. The new Evo Nano cuts about 40 grams using an improved carbon-fiber layup.Continue reading “Peter Sagan’s Cannondale SuperSix Evo Tourminator”
Verona is a beautiful city in Northern Italy, it is the city of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and “The Two Gentlemen of Verona”. Verona is also home to Chesini bikes.Continue reading “Verona and Chesini”
Vuelta a España 2012 stage 4 is a 160.6 km mountain stage from Barakaldo to the Valdezcaray Ski Resort. This will be the second opportunity in a row for the team leaders and general classification contenders. The Vuelta will leave the Basque Country and enter the Rioja region.Continue reading “Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 4 Details and Results”
Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 3 is a 155.3 km mountain stage with summit finish from Faustino V to Eibar (Arrate). It is the first mountainous stage of la Vuelta.
For the second year in a row, the Vuelta a España will arrive in the Basque Country, and it is expected that with the spectators of Bask People, the atmosphere on the climbs will be incredible.Continue reading “Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 3 Details and Results”
Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 2 is a 181.4 km flat stage from Pamplona to Viana. There’s an easy gradient at the last kilometer of the stage.Continue reading “Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 2 Details and Results”
Vuelta a España 2012 stage 1 is a 16.5 km Team Time Trial (TTT) in the city of Pamplona, Basque Country.Continue reading “Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 1 Details and Results”
Vuelta a España 2012 is the 67th edition of the race. It will be running from Saturday, August 18th to Sunday, September 9th, 2012, and will cover a total distance of 3,300 kilometers in 21 stages.Continue reading “Vuelta a España 2012 stages”