Friday market time: Giro new Supernatural cycling gloves, the Revive slip-on from Kane, Supersapiens partners with IRONMAN, Adidas Sport launches top of the line eyewear, Intermarché Wanty-Gobert use Bryton GPS cycle computers, Festka and CHATTY new T-shirts and sweatshirts not just for cyclists and Primal shorts
More new cycling related kit: DeFeet introduces socks for health care workers and medical professionals, Stolen Goat Raggamuffin Orkaan cycling jersey, new Shimano IC1 shoes set the standard for indoor cycling, new Michael Blann prints available, Smith Optics Attack Max Rx long term review video and Giro Xnetic H2O gloves.
Our first 'Gift Guide' has a zippy scooter from TurboAnt, a new fizik saddle bag, LOOK's new 765 Gravel Range, the Giro Helios Spherical helmet, Osprey's Sustainable Multi-Sport Pack, Muc-Off 8 in 1 bicycle cleaning kit and Memory Pilot's special Black Friday/Cyber Monday sock deals.
The new and exciting bike gear never stops: ECO-friendly jersey and face mask for 2021 Grandfondo Stelvio Santini, Endurance Sealant with injection system, Giro Regime Shoe, CADEX 42 Disk Tubeless WheelSystem, Mark Beaumont's latest book Endurance and DZR wool socks.
More new kit on the cycling market: Scicon next generation eyewear, Paul Sherwen Project ROAD iD, new shoes from Giro, Roval’s new Rapide and Alpinist wheelsets, 'Beat the Heat' with Primal and seven fresh designs from SockGuy.
Retro Giro Rider Interview: As the 2019 Giro d'Italia gets ready for the final mountains and Sunday's time trial in Verona, Ed Hood looks back at the Giro d'Italia of the 70s with New Zealand's first Giro d'Italia rider - Bruce Biddle. He liked it so much he's still in 'La Bella Italia'.
This has been a beautiful and exciting Giro d’Italia. The race is about to enter its last week and there will still definitely be plenty of surprises and thrills to experience on the major climbs and in the conclusive time trial in Verona.
14 February 2004. Marco Pantani dies alone in Rimini. In a motel, after three days spent in a small room without seeing anybody. Pantani was still a Pro rider. During the previous year, during the Giro, he was able to show great moments and I remember, all over the winter, many people wondering about Il Pirata’s plans for the 2004. Then it all ended.