BASSO Bikes use motorcycle crates for fast gravel bikes, discover the new Limar Air Stratos, Kuat releases the all-new Piston™ Pro X hitch rack, BlackHeart Bike Company has launched a new aluminum version of its titanium Allroad frameset, spooky SockGuy socks for Halloween and you can now add gear to your Strava profile.
Hammerhead partners with Justin Williams and L39ION of Los Angeles, SRAM Force XG-1270 cassette new 10-30T option, Specialized: Disruption – The new Sagan collection, Kate’s Real Food introduces best flavor yet, Basso climbing championship and the Continental Grand Prix 5000 cream sidewall tire is back!
The beauty of cycling is recognized the world over and perhaps no nation has played as instrumental of a role in terms of defining cycling culture as Italy. The world over cycling has taken a great deal of influence from the red, white and green of the Italian flag…
Something for everyone in today's Gear Break: The Basso Terra gravel bike, new Roval components, new MET Rivale MIPS helmet, State Bicycle Co introduces sustainable clothing, HED wheels and Rapha's autumn guide for men.
PEZ Retro: After looking at two climbers in our 'Retro Riders' series, it's time for a sprinter. The fast-finishers have a reputation for fast living and sailing a bit close to the wind when it comes to their chosen art. Marino Basso was a typical sprinter, he stabbed his teammate in the back for the 1972 rainbow jersey - but that's what sprinters do. . . Signore 10,000 Volts, a classy rider, but cunning with it.
For nearly 30 years the Astra model has been hand-made in the Basso factory in northeastern Italy. The first model, released in 1990, was constructed from CroMo and welded to perfection. From its alloy origins to its modern-day composite structure the Astra has evolved through 5 generations of exquisitely made racing frames.
Gift Guide #2: Thanksgiving has passed and we are onto Black Friday, but Christmas is only a month away. In the PEZ Holiday Gift Guide #2 we have a mixed bunch of suggestions: Clothing from Assos and Danny Shane, bottle cage deal from Silca, bikes from Basso and Priority, wall mount from AIRLOK, winter shoe from Bontrager and the milKit compact kit and valve system for your tubeless.