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.
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If you follow Mario Cipollini on Instagram, you've seen him talking (in Italian) about the latest bike coming to the line that bears his name. The new model is called the "Dolomia" - and designed to be "agile uphill, fluid downhill". Add in fully integrated cable routing, disc brakes, a full monocoque frame weighing just 800g (Size M), and this looks to be an exciting addition to a line that's already set the bar pretty high for performance road bikes. When the brand launched a few…
In this weeks collection of cycling goods we have new wheels from Gulo Composites, bags of clothing form G4, the Scott Foil gets a face lift, Katusha's light rain jacket, the new improved E-Adventure by Cairn and Scicon has a memorable debut at the Tour De France with the Aeroshade and the Aerowing.
Another varied selection: Basso introduce the all new Diamante SV, KOO eyewear launches bold new Spectro and Demos performance sunglasses, State Bicycle Co. limited-edition 'Rick and Morty' collection, Canyon new Grail gravel models for 2021, 100% Peter Sagan limited edition and the new Centric helmet from SCOTT.
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.
Officine Mattio (Mattio Workshop) is the largest Italian brand that you’ve never heard of, located in what I think is the most under-appreciated region in Italy for incredible cycling, Piemonte. Here’s the latest OM1, from the company pushing to keep cycling manufacturing INSIDE Italy.
This week's collection of new kit: K-Edge Wahoo XL combo mount, CORE body temperature monitor, 48 Days - Giovanni Battaglin’s new book, BOA's new Li2 dial platform, LOOK Unveils Tour de France special edition pedals and Strava have new goals features.
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.
Fans of modern Formula One know that the Pirelli P Zero is the official tire used by all the teams. The P Zero moniker is also used for Pirelli's top of the line of clincher bicycle tires. PEZman, Chuck Peña, gets his hands on a pair of new Pirelli P Zero tubeless tires, here is how he got on...