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Watch my video review below, or click here to see the full PEZ Youtube channel. [embedded content] As we’re seeing from most of the leading helmet brands these days, each offers a triumvirate of models for road cycling – typically in these categories: 1. The super-vented model designed to keep you as cool as possible
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Rider Interview: It’s the depths of winter in the northern hemisphere and all the track racing is indoors, but in Tasmania the Christmas Carnival Series has been enjoying the outdoor concrete velodromes. Ed Hood caught up with one of the top riders of the series, Stephen Hall, to hear all about it. The boards may
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Name: Jeff OgenLocation: Seminole, FloridaBike: 1989 Greg LemondGroupset: Campagnolo very mixedWheels: Campagnolo ProtonPedals: Look KeoSaddle: Bontrager Other: Campagnolo titanium seatpost, 3ttt bars and stemWeight: 22 lbs. When did you buy it? 1989. What made you choose this bike? Huge Greg Lemond fan. Have you done any modifications/additions to it? No mods to the frame. It
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Gear Break: For this ‘episode’ of Gear Break we have an eclectic mix of top style, innovation and beauty. From the functionality of Giornana overshoes to the innovation of the Blincclip battery-less reflector. Stages® Cycling power meter discount, put your chain back with a Rehook, Scott’s special Addict RC for World champion Annemiek van Vleuten
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Xpedo APX Pro smart trainer: We have all seen the recent explosion in indoor training and the sale of ‘smart’ trainers and the use of the many training/racing apps. So, when Xpedo (yes, the top class pedal manufacturer) announced their new APX Pro smart trainer, we had to get our man in Washington, Chuck Peña,
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Albert “Teddy” Richter was born in the working-class Ehrenfeld district of Cologne, Germany, on October 12, 1912. The son of a talented amateur musician, he learned to play the violin as a child but was drawn to bike racing as a teen and was winning local races at 16. He soon came under the management
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Name: Andrew RossLocation: Denver, CO. USABike: Calfee MantaFly 101 (Dragonfly with Manta rear suspension.)Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 9070Wheels: Chris King Ceramic Hubs, Samin C-XRay spokes, Reynolds 32 rims with Vittoria CX tubulars, or Schwalbe UltremoZX on Reynolds Attack wheels. Pedals: SpeedPlay Zero Saddle: Specialized Romin Pro.Other: Absolute Black chaingrings, Paint by Spectrum Powderworks. Weight: 16
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Rotterdam ‘6 Days’: The ‘6 Days’ season seems to be getting shorter every winter, it certainly has been a curtailed activity for Ed Hood. This year he flew into Rotterdam for the final night before moving on to Bremen. Here is Ed’s report from the Rotterdam trenches. Don’t get me wrong, I still love the
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Gear Break: Our second collection is another mix of new or cool kit. From offerings from HUNT wheels to a discount on a Campagnolo phone cover. Plus we look at the Visions of Rainbows board game, two very different bikes: The LOOK Tokyo 2020 Olympic track bike and the Ritte Satyr steel gravel bike and
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Interview: Before the likes of Sky and Ineos, there was a British based Pro team in the Tour de France. There had been National teams in the French Grand Tour, but when the organisers returned to sponsored teams, it looked like the dream of a ‘British’ équipe had gone. Then came along Tony Capper and
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Rider Interview: The Astana team presented their 2020 riders and staff in Calpe, Spain at the end of December. Our man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, was there for the bright lights and to catch up with Canada’s Hugo Houle. It’s been another good year for the man from Sainte-Perpétue in Québec, here is how he
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Hopefully we are all aware of the classic equation of Stress + Rest = Growth re-popularized by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness in their book ”Peak Performance. Applicable to so many aspects of our lives, this simple equation is fundamental to training:• Do hard hammer rides every day and you’ll stagnate and eventually go slower
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