Gear Break: Lot’s of new kit: Pirelli P ZERO™ Race tubeless road tyre, Campagnolo new cycling caps online, 100%® Speedcraft XS for smaller faces, fizik redesigned Tempo Overcurve R4 for wider feet, Lazer new Volante time trial helmet and a special bibs and saddle deal from Scicon.
Pirelli Presents P ZERO™ Race TLR and P ZERO™ Race TLR SL THE WorldTour Ready Tubeless Road Tyre That’s the Most Lightweight and Performing of the Entire Pirelli Range
Pirelli launches its tubeless tyre dedicated to maximum performance and professional competitions. It is the spearhead of its range of tyres dedicated to road racing bikes. Two models are available: the all-around TLR and the slicker SL version. Developed with the teams of the current female and male road racing world champions, the new tubeless tyres will be immediately available on the market.
Pirelli presents P ZERO™ Race TLR and P ZERO™ Race TLR SL, tubeless-ready road tyres that represent the spearhead of its line of tyres dedicated to professional road racing and high-performance cycling.
Returning to the world of pedal-powered two-wheels from June 2017, today Pirelli is one of the leading players in the sector of high-end racing bike tyres. Three years after the launch of its first clincher, the P ZERO Velo clincher, Pirelli completes its range with P ZERO Race TLR and P ZERO Race TLR SL, tubeless-ready road tyres that are immediately positioned at the top of its line.
Developed in collaboration with two World Tour teams, the Mitchelton-SCOTT of the reigning RR world champion Annemiek van Vleuten and the Trek-Segafredo of the reigning RR world champion Mads Pedersen and of Vincenzo Nibali, the new P ZERO Race TLR tyres can call themselves World Tour Ready tyres. Already in 2020, their official debut is expected in the races of the UCI top division.
Three years of study and engineering and over two years of road tests have led to the two new tubeless-ready P ZEROs.
● P ZERO Race TLR is an all-around tyre, ideal in competition as well as in training. It’s almost a four-season tyre, with a TLR casing reinforced by Pirelli TechWALL+ technology. It offers excellent grip, high smoothness and, above all, great puncture protection, at a low weight. The whole is seasoned with the typical, unique, easy handling of the tubeless tyres.
● P ZERO Race TLR SL is dedicated to lovers of pure performance, those for whom the road is always a ribbon, fast and super smooth, where even fractions of a second count. It is designed to offer the key advantages of tubeless technology, from grip to smoothness, emphasizing speed and handling at the highest levels. It is the lightest and most performing tyre ever produced by Pirelli in its range dedicated to cycling.
SmartEVO: The Most Advanced Compound
Pirelli’s new tubeless-ready tyres were made with SmartEVO, an innovative compound that’s an evolution of the original SmartNET. The knowledge and expertise of the company in the production of ultra-high-performance compounds for racing tyres is a recognized asset, which also makes use of over 110 years of sporting wins. SmartEVO is therefore the latest creation of Pirelli chemists and uses three different polymers, each of which provides specific performance, ensuring a perfect balance of opposite characteristics. SmartEVO offers extremely balanced behaviors: the new ternary blend of latest generation polymers guarantees “intelligent” performance, resulting in better grip on dry and wet surfaces, very low rolling resistance and superior comfort.
One Rubber, Many Rims
Pirelli’s new TLR road tyres have been designed and tested on a wide range of rims available on the market. The scale of measures therefore takes into account modern rims, according to the latest ETRTO standards and provides the recommended pressures also according to the internal width of the channel on which the tyres are mounted. This level of detail is essential to ensure optimal performance on the variety of wheels offered on the market today and for an even wider and more organic type of use in the panorama of modern cycling. The technical insight that Pirelli provides in combination with the new tyres goes down to the smallest detail, which has rarely been seen on the market, confirming the undisputed expertise of the company in the cycling sector, its attention to consumer needs and to the most recent market trends. Pirelli fans will find the information on recommended pressures, wheel combinations, riding style, seasonality and much more, directly printed on the packaging of the new TLR tyres: the packaging, in accordance with Pirelli values and the company global leadership in sustainability, is made of 100% recyclable cardboard.
The new P ZERO™ RACE TLR and P ZERO™ RACE TLR SL are supplied in the following sizes:
● P ZERO™ Race TLR 700x24C £64.99, €69.90, $79.90
● P ZERO™ Race TLR 700x26C £64.99, €69.90, $79.90
● P ZERO™ Race TLR 700x28C £64.99, €69.90, $79.90
● P ZERO™ Race TLR 700x30C £64.99, €69.90, $79.90
● P ZERO™ Race TLR SL 700x24C £69.99, €74.90, $84.90
● P ZERO™ Race TLR SL 700x26C £69.99, €74.90, $84.90
● P ZERO™ Race TLR SL 700x28C £69.99, €74.90, $84.90
Pirelli’s tubeless-ready road tyres will be available in the best cycling shops and online, in the EMEA, NAFTA and APAC markets, starting from 28 July 2020.
More detains at: pirelli.com .
Campagnolo: The New Cycling Caps are Online
The cap every true cycling fan has to have in the closet, a logo that makes every outfit special.
The Campagnolo Polo
Classic style, classic material and modern fit make the Campagnolo polo the perfect blend between heritage and current style.
The Campagnolo Cover
The carbon fibre look on the Campagnolo cover for iPhones not only protects your mobile phone, but also lends it a look that stands above.
● More info at: www.campagnolo.com.
100%® Debuts Speedcraft XS for Smaller Faces, Women and Youth
From men looking for a scaled-down frame to women ripping up the trails and youth looking to dominate on the baseball diamond, the newest Speedcraft puts a 100% punch into a more compact package.
100% has announced the debut of Speedcraft XS performance eyewear, bringing the brand’s most popular style to a wider range of athletes. Designed for men with smaller faces, uncompromising women and youth, the newest iteration of Speedcraft expands its family once again. 100% added the Speedcraft SL in 2019, featuring a shorter lens and more compact nose bridge for those who wanted a lower-profile fit. And in 2018, 100% introduced the Speedcraft Air, where they revolutionized performance eyewear to incorporate enhanced nasal breathing. With the addition of the Speedcraft XS, athletes with smaller faces from all walks of sport can now get the uncompromising Speedcraft style on a smaller scale.
“Speedcraft has long been our most popular and versatile style, which is why we wanted to make it available to literally everyone,” says 100% CEO Ludo Boinnard. “Whether you’re riding on the road, running on the trails, or fielding balls on the baseball diamond, this newest addition to the Speedcraft family means there’s now a style that is perfect for every face and every sport.”
Speedcraft XS is available in five different colorways, each featuring the same high-tech facets that have made Speedcraft one of the most popular sports performance sunglasses in the world. Featuring a high-impact resistant cylindrical shield lens for increased peripheral view and protection, lower air scoops for increased ventilation and an ultra-lightweight frame, Speedcraft XS is the most technologically advanced compact sunglass on the market.
Building off the original Speedcraft—worn by professional athletes like seven-time Tour de France green jersey winner Peter Sagan and star MLB shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr.—Speedcraft XS brings elite-level tech in a scaled down frame and lens that perfectly complements smaller faces. Speedcraft XS starts at $135 and is now available online and at select retailers.
For more information on Speedcraft XS and all 100% Performance eyewear, visit us online at: www.100percent.com
fizik Turn Up the Volume Re-Designing the Popular Tempo Overcurve R4 for Wider Feet
Five eye-catching colors with innovative Overcurve design
As any rider with wider feet knows, finding the right fit in the world of performance cycling shoes can be a challenge. fizik has (quite literally) expanded their road shoe range with this latest offering, so riders can make room for increased comfort, broader horizons and serious road adventures.
Part of the fizik Tempo series, a versatile line up of performance road shoes, saddles and accessories designed to deliver the most enjoyable riding experience, the Tempo Overcurve R4 Wide offers the same road-ready performance as their iconic original but now comes with dimensions to suit for riders seeking a higher volume shoe – perfect for cyclists who find fizik’s classic sizing a bit too tight.
Centered around fizik’s innovative Overcurve design, an asymmetrical layout that ergonomically conforms to the natural shape of the foot, the Tempo Overcurve R4 Wide is constructed with a slightly roomier forefoot, higher volume ball and wider metatarsal area.
To fine tune the fit, the single Boa® IP1 dial makes micro-adjustments fast and secure. Striking the ideal balance between stiffness and comfort, the carbon-injected R4 outsole delivers efficient power transfer while adapting to a wide variety of road surfaces, from smooth and flowing tarmac to the rough rhythm of pavé – just turn up the volume and go.
To help riders decide which version of the Overcurve R4 is right for them, fizik have produced a size chart that makes finding out easy. Simply click HERE to download then follow the instructions.
● Tempo Overcurve R4 Wide Microtex £194.99, €200, $199,99
● Tempo Overcurve R4 Wide Iridescent £209.99, €215, $229,99
*(Beetle/Black available to buy from September)
Visit fizik.com to explore all of the all new Tempo Overcurve R4 Wide.
Lazer Flexes Aerodynamic Prowess with The New Volante Time Trial Helmet
Lazer sets a new benchmark in aerodynamic technology and design with the Volante time trial helmet.
When speed is the ultimate target and no advantage is too small, Lazer’s new Volante time trial helmet delivers unmatched technological and aerodynamic advancements for an impressively fast helmet. Taking wind tunnel testing to a new level, Lazer developed a specific method for optimizing the helmet shape using airflow to establish a shape that adapts to any real-world situation for any rider. Developed with top professional athletes and teams such as Primož Roglič, Tom Dumoulin, and Tiesj Benoot, the Volante is packed with features. From the brand new Turnfit® Tilt system to the Aerated X-static padding, the Volante delivers optimal performance from every detail.
Packed with Features Developed for optimal aerodynamics, the Volante delivers sleek speed from top to bottom. But this state-of-the-art time trial helmet does not sacrifice comfort in its pursuit of speed. Instead, the Volante packs revolutionary technological features with a comfortable structure to maximize performance from every angle.
● Lazer Turnfit® Tilt system: The Turnfit® Tilt system is unique to Lazer and makes it easy to adjust the position of the helmet, even with the fit system tightened. Riders can adjust the fit and then tilt the helmet in the desired position.
● Adjustable head basket: The Adjustable Head Basket allows the back section of the retention system to be adjusted up or down, changing the vertical size of the helmet depending on the rider’s preferences towards comfort.
● Ponytail/Ice stuff box: An open space in the tail part provides room for a ponytail, or to have ice in the helmet to cool down on hot race days.
● Aerated X-Static padding: Anti-microbial padding that helps inhibit the growth of bacteria on fabric with strategically placed holes to allow more airflow into the helmet through the installed padding.
● Magnetic panoramic lens: The panoramic lens provides crystal clear vision and protection. It is designed to integrate perfectly with the helmet for maximum aerodynamic performance. Its magnetic clips make the lens easy to remove and install whenever you need.
Aiming for the top of the Tour de France podium Lazer WorldTour teams Jumbo-Visma and Team Sunweb will publicly debut the new Volante helmet at the Tour de France this September. The teams will utilize Lazer’s newest aerodynamic advantage in the decisive Individual Time Trial on the second to last day of the Tour.
Speed for Everyone The Volante helmet anchors Lazer’s TT/Track/Triathlon fast product category and is optimized for track cyclists and triathletes as well as road time trial cyclists. For riders who requires the most advanced aerodynamics, the Volante delivers a no-compromise package of speed, comfort, and technology.
● Available Sizes: – S: 52-56cm head size – M/L: 55-59.5cm head size
● Weight: – 340g + 135g lens (size S) – 380g + 135g lens (size M/L)
● Certifications: CE/CPSC/AS
● Colors: Black, White. MSRP $364.95
● Availability: November 2020. Accessories: sold with a mirror lens, clear version available as accessory for $29.95.
More details at: www.lazersport.us.
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