Cycling is built on the lore of climbing big mountains, that epic battle of humans versus the environment. But surprisingly, not that much research has explored the biomechanics of climbing, notably the differences in biomechanics and physiology of seated versus standing climbing.Read More...
Aug 08, 2022: A very full EuroTrash bag. Tour de Pologne, Vuelta a Burgos, Tour of Leuven, Postnord Vårgårda WestSweden and the Commonwealth Games with video. Philippe Gilbert concerned about safety. Rider news. Race news. Plus the Link My Ride app co-founded by Tom Pidcock.
Gear Break: Küat Bike Rack, Muoverti in Production, SaveMyBar Plugs, Kitsbow Clothing, La Passione Turns Yellow, Lizard Skins Glove
Küat new Piston™ SR bike rack, Muoverti enters production stage, CloseTheGap SaveMyBar bar plugs, new from Kitsbow: Rayburn shirt and Espresso Mescal shorts, La Passione turns yellow: Annemiek van Vleuten queen of the Tour de France Femmes and Lizard Skins new Monitor glove.
WARNING: If you're a traditionalist who prefers muted shades and to not stand out in the crowd, you can stop reading now. But if you're someone who dares to be a little bold and wants to put some fun in your ride, then Cycology kit is for you. But there's more to this kit than just what meets the eye...
Gear Break: Amy Pieters Clothing, suplest & Ileve Glasses, WAHOO Sale, Ribble SRAM eTap AXS Gravel Ti, Inside Line Equipment Bag & Lezyne and DSM
Team SD Worx launches collection designed by Amy Pieters, suplest and Ileve District launch cycling glasses, WAHOO Tour de France Femmes SALE! Ribble: SRAM eTap AXS Gravel Ti, new Blackout Patchwork Default from Inside Line Equipment and Lezyne: You deserve to be Seen - Featuring Team DSM.
Gear Break: KANSEPT1 Clothing, TIME Gravel Bike, KASK Mojito³ Helmet, Continental Grand Prix 5000 TT TdF, Unior Truing Stand & SockGuy New Designs
KANSEPT1 ProSpec Rouleur jersey and bib shorts, TIME ADHX and DYNEEMA gravel bike, KASK’s most loved Mojito³ is now ready in new matt colours, Continental announces its fastest-ever performance tire: The limited edition Grand Prix 5000 TT TdF, Unior Bike Tools new truing stand and SockGuy 10 new designs for summer.
Castelli sent me their newest bibshort - the Free Aero RC - for a closer look and review. I was skeptical about how much new-ness they could engineer into a high-end cycling bibshort. But after several rides, a few things have stood out for me as legit design improvements. Click in for the details...
Gear Break: Reynolds Gravel Wheels, fi’zi:k Vento Stabilita Shoes, Alpitude Carbon Gardena Saddle, MAAP Delta//League Collection, Sena Helmet With Alexa & Arcade Adventure Belts
Reynolds presents their gravel wheel collection, fi'zi:k introduce Vento Stabilita carbon shoe, Alpitude Gardena Unica carbon saddle, The MAAP Delta//League collection, the first cycling helmet with Alexa built-in is here - the Sena R2X and adventure ready belts from Arcade.
The history of the bicycle has been a gradual evolution from the original “safety” two-wheeler to today's high-tech lightweight competition marvels. GCN+ returns to the world of bicycle collectors to look at some more, well, super collections of racing bicycles. This time the GCN+ presenters focus on the unique and choose favourites.
A revised book by Phil Burt, simply titled “Bike Fit,” leads one to believe that proper fit is indeed one of the most important elements that cyclists, whether hard-core professionals, enthusiastic amateurs, or just someone going down to the shops, should consider.
If you are into the British cycling legends of the 70s you will have heard the name Ron Keeble. A London boy who was a national champion, Olympic medalist and a prolific winner. Ed Hood has read Ron's autobiography.... Here are his thoughts on the book and an interview with Ron Keeble.
Beryl Burton is little-known in sports circles outside of bike racing enthusiasts. Although not the first biography about the rider, a new book entitled “Beryl - In Search of Britain's Greatest Althlete” by Jeremy Wilson, goes to address not only the truly astonishing athletic performances, but also looks at the person.
Remco Evenepoel did it again! With an all-mighty attack, the young Belgian 'Super Star' solo'd to victory, in much the way he won the Basque race in 2019 and Liège-Bastogne-Liège this spring. Spencer Martin breaks down the Spanish one-day race and what it means for the Vuelta a España starting at the end of the month.Read More...
The first Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift. It is without a doubt the race the women's peloton has been most looking forward to. Eight days of spectacle: From…Read More...
Remco Evenepoel attacked with more than forty kilometres to the finish, to solo for the win. Simon Yates tried to go with him, but no one could hold Evenepoel's…Read More...
I wanted to share this Facebook post by my friend Henry Dunbar who is the Director of Operations for Active Transportation for Arlington County Commuter Services, overseeing the Capital Bikeshare, BikeArlington, and WalkArlington programs. He was previously the Executive Director of Phoenix Bikes. His post was a reminder to me that cycling is more than just carbon fiber, fancy kit, stylish shades, and watts.
Officine Mattio is promoting a motivational campaign, urging people not to remain passive and "be," however and whenever, and choosing cycling as a lifestyle.
The UCI World Championships are heading down under again, taking place towards the end of September in Wollongong, Australia.
Now that the Tour has wrapped and Jonas Vingegaard can kick back and relax with his name written into the history books, we think it’s probably time to start talking about what's next - the Vuelta a España.