The carbon frames from Calfee were cutting edge technology back when steel and alloy was still the material of choice - Greg LeMond in the Tour de France. Dave in Pennsylvania has a fine example of a 2006 Calfee, a pleasure to behold.
What's new on the cycling market? Wahoo's new KICKR, Katusha women's sale, new ABUS StormChaser helmet, new Canyon CFR bike, KOO Eyewear stay with Trek-Segafredo and Continental sponsor gravel challenge Orbit360.
The late 80s was a time of Classic bikes and De Rosa was making some of the nicest examples of steel artistry. De Rosa frames were something special, Eddy Merckx rode them and Ugo De Rosa gave the Belgian star some lessons on the welding torch. Scott in Washington owns a fine example of De Rosa's work in Columbus SLX... Enjoy.
Big and varied - That's today's Gear Break: SMP prostate saddles work, Revelate Designs and Wolf Tooth release ToolCash, Continental Grand Prix 5000 tires with cream sidewall, LEPAPE Granfondo Marmotte Alps with Kinomap, Le Coq Sportif/Tour de France fanwear and GNC launch the Race Pass.
We have made another selection of what's new and exciting on the market: Customize your mask with Primal, Zipp’s Vuka Bull base bar, Rapha and Geoff McFetridge collection, Shimano SPD sandals, Scicon NASA collection and Award for Continental tires made from dandelion rubber.
Today's Readers' Rig is special piece of titanium work by Litespeed. Loren in California is a very lucky guy to have this bike and a wife who bought it for him as an anniversary present. Shimano Dura-Ace and C50 wheels make this a top steed to be proud of.