Carbon is all very nice, but the modern materials can't come close to the class and style of Marco's 1973 Gios Torino. The acquisition was inspired by Roger De Vlaeminck, although Marco's Gios is not on the Flemish cobbles, but under the California sun.
Time to see what's new on the cycling market: Campagnolo summer clothing, 100% and Belgian Waffle Ride eyewear, fizik special range, VeloAngle tool, Strava Local Legends, and Sufferfest/Wahoo 20 new training plans.
It's well known that we like Cipollini bikes here at PEZ. Like Mario, they have that Italian flair and style. Roger Paperno lives in Southern California, the perfect setting for his Cipollini Bond 2 built up with Shimano Dura-Ace and Campagnolo Bora wheels.
Today's Readers' Rig is a Canadian custom classic - A Marinoni made with Colombus SLX steel tubes in Quebec. Keith's pride and joy is finished in Eddy Merckx Molteni colours, but has an individuality of its own. A real classic.
A mixed bag of goodies in Gear Break: New tools from Park Tool, new Bora disk wheels from Campagnolo, INSCYD announce the launch of the Power Performance Decoder, Slime To Go Tube Sealant, new jerseys from La Passione Cycling Couture and 100% unveils UltraCarbon Technology.
This weeks Readers' Rig comes all the way from Northern Colorado Rockies and is multi use Cinelli bike all the way from Italy, and yes, it's made with Columbus aluminum tubes. Shane wanted a workhorse he could throw around that would punch above its weight. It's certainly a beauty.
Many of us ride Chinese made bikes but not many of us actually bought them in China like today's Reader, Phillip. Whilst working and living in Shanghai, Phillip decided to get himself a custom titanium 'Falco' that he now enjoys on home roads of Victoria, Australia.