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Nov 26, 2015 - Happy Thanksgiving everyone! But the wheels keep turning and we have a mixed bag of EuroTrash cycling news: The UCI have announced the eighteen WorldTour teams for 2016 and also most of the ProConti squads. Dimension Data make the top step of cycling, another year for Grmay, Boonen recovers, Moolman-Pasio top 10, plus team, sponsor, rider news and the 2015 Giro in 2 minutes.
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Remembering Steve Hed: The Man Who N...
On the one year anniversary of Steve Hed's passing, John Howard remembers a man who inspired, invented, and gave cycling many things to be thankful for.
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PEZ Talk: Cross Star - Lars van der ...
Lars van der Haar is one of the strong 'new guard' of cyclo-cross riders, the days of Pauwels, Peeters and to a lesser degree, Sven Nys are behind us. But with so many young guys on the way up, cross has never looked so good. Ed Hood managed to have a few words with the new Europ...
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Tech N Spec
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We're gettin' down to the bottom of our Interbike 2015 coverage but there's still plenty drool over, like Alé Bikewear, Cinelli bikes, Cadence Collection clothing, Devinci cycles, and Scott's Addict Gravel bike and Premium Road Shoe.
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The Kask Mojito scores some high marks for fit, cooling, and comfort, but gets and extra nod in the colors of this Maratona dles Dolomites special edition colors.
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Interbike 2015 Round 5 features Sarto’s custom frames and saddles, Wahoo’s new GPS/Data ELEMNT, Sugoi’s light weight RSE jersey and bibs and Limar’s new 555 and 007 Helmets.
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The all new PEZ socks by DeFeet have arrived in store – just in time for... looking awesome any time of the year. These DeFeet Aireator ‘Tall Boys’ will keep your ankles warm and your overall look cool…
First Endurance OptygenHP: Top End S...
PEZ Reviews: The hard training we do on the bike is only the stress that we impose, and is only half of the training equation. To maximize our ability to tolerate and recover from that hard training, recovery and nutrition are important tools. One path to improving nutriti...
Feel The Burn: Just What Is Lactate ...
If there is one stat that every cyclist wants to know, it's their “VO2max.” Just what does this secret number mean? And more importantly, why is it a pretty near meaningless red herring, and what number do you really want to know? PCN sport scientist Stephen Cheung gives us a...
Top Ten Reasons to ask Santa for a P...
If you have the bling this holiday season, a powermeter will bring 10 times more to your game than any ultra light frame, aero gizmo-zoo, or carbon component. And with the rise in popularity amongst the amateur ranks, the competition from training with power is fiercer than ever.
stevehed-940Remembering Steve Hed: The Man Who Never Stopped Evolving
On the one year anniversary of Steve Hed's passing, John Howard remembers a man who inspired, invented, and gave cycling many things to be thankful for.
lowdown-russian-olympic-team-940Lee's Lowdown: Those Russians!
With the 'discovery' that Russian athletics has been embroiled in underhand doping practices, showing that the problem isn't confined to cycling, Lee Rodgers asks the question 'how deep does it go?' That throws up the next question of 'conflict of interest'.
Utsunomiya - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Japan Cup 2009 - sfeer illustratie - foto Makoto Ayano/Cor Vos ©2009Lee's Lowdown: Change In The US & Giro To Japan!
US Cycling is under new management and the Giro is planning to start in Japan, just the sort of fodder for Lee Rodgers to get his teeth into. In Lee's eyes the US change can only be a good thing, but could the Giro money not be spent in a better way, the Giro Rosa?
tdf14st07rp-08spires940Remembrance At Le Tour De France
The roads, fields and forests of France that are today the perfect picnic spot to set up camp and awaiting passage of the world's greatest cycling race, were once fields of fire where killing the enemy was the only thing that mattered.
Travel: Gran Fondo China
Grand Fondos aren't just sweeping the nation, they're sweeping the world, as Dan Carruthers saw first-hand riding the recent 5-stage Grand Fondo China. It's a whole new world riding in the Middle Kingdom.
Cycling The Pyrenees Coast To Coast
France From Inside Tours' signature trip is the epic Conquer the Pyrenees: 12 days riding 1000 miles and climbing over 100,000 feet from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean and back. The company owner and lead guide, Allan Reeves, explains why this trip is so popul...
Top Ride: The Carpegna!
The Carpegna climb is best known as Marco Pantani's favorite training ground - and at 11%+ grades for 7km - it was a perfect place for the late climbing sensation to hone his legendary skills. I'd long wanted to ride it for myself, and got the chance this year while visiting the...
Readers' Rigs
specialized11_940Readers' Rigs: Specialized Allez E5
Today's Readers' Rigs is something different - Adam from California is in love with his rig - that's nothing new, but he hasn't just sent us pics and a story about his pimped out racing bike. No, instead he's sent us a story about his vanity styled training bike, an all black stealth Specialized Allez E5.
disco-trek-full-940Readers Rigs: Trek Discovery Roubaix Special
This Trek is a special bike for many reasons: it has suspension, it has ridden Paris-Roubaix, it's an ex-team bike and it holds great memories of a wonderful man who is no longer with us. Martin Clark put the bike together in memory of his friend and took it back to Roubaix.
sarto-rr-bike3-940Writers' Rigs: Corey's Sarto Asola
Corey Fox is famous for his penny-pinching 'CheapOh' articles, but dug deep in his pockets to beautifully finish this carbon frame from Sarto. Top end wheels, bars, stem and saddle are topped off with the lower-end group from SRAM.
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Today's Readers' Rig is an undeniably flashy ride with its bold Spanish Champion's paint scheme and Corima Carbon wheels this Pinarello Prince stands out on the roads of Ireland as its owner races it hard in the local Master's races.
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