Dura-Ace History

Dura-Ace is the admiral ship of Shimano, the Japanese (now multinational) manufacturer of cycling components (and some other things like fishing tackle and rowing equipment). Here is a brief history of the Shimano Dura-Ace.

Tour de France Winner Groupsets, Year by Year

Tour de France is the world’s most popular and prestigious bicycle race. Wining “the Tour” is a great victory for cyclists, as well as groupset producers. Here are the Tour de France Winner Groupsets, since 1937, year by year (also the average speeds of each year’s winner).

Shut up Hour! Voigt’s hour record attempt bike

Trek has revealed the bike which Jens Voigt will use n his Hour Record attempt on September 18. The Trek Speed Concept 9 series bike has a Shimano Dura-Ace drivetrain and full disc wheels. It is a modified version of Trek’s standard time trial machine, which Trek Factory Racing team using in the road races. …

Top 10 Cycling Innovations

Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century in Europe and now number more than a billion worldwide, twice as many as automobiles. They are the principal means of transportation in many regions. They also provide a popular form of recreation and have been adapted for use as children’s toys, general fitness, military and police applications, …

Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think 2 2013

Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think 2 2013 edition is the admiral ship of bicycle manufacturer Pinarello. UCI WorldTour teams Sky and Movistar will use Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think 2 bikes in the 2013 season. Just before the Tour de France 2012, Team Sky has extended its contract with Pinarello. Wiggins won the Tour de France on a …