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TOOLBOX: We know very well that exercise and an active lifestyle provides huge benefits to our overall health. But even something as positive as exercise can become addictive and take over our lives for the worse. What are the risk and risk factors for exercise addiction in recreational cyclists? Peter Van Petegem was addicted to
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Name: Raymond CoxLocation: Cape Town, South AfricaBike: Cannondale SuperSix EvoGroups: Dura-ace 9000Wheels: HED StingersPedals: Look Keo Blade 2Saddle: Fabric Line SaddleOther: Deda Superzero bar, stem & seat post Weight: 6.9kg When did you buy it?December 2015 before the new season and base training. What made you choose this bike? I have 2 Cannondales and am
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Race Preview: Three Individual Time Trials, with a total distance of 58.8km, six stages suitable for sprinters, seven of medium difficulty and five high difficulty stages are the headline course characteristics of the 103rd edition of the Giro d’Italia. There will be seven uphill finishes, including the first Individual Time Trial in Budapest. The final
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Rider Interview: Ed Hood spoke to Dan Bigham back in October 2017, but there has been a lot happening in the track World since then: The banning of Bingham’s team skinsuit and UCI deciding that trade teams can’t ride World Cup events. Bigham talks about all that and more as he catches up on 2019
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Rider Feature: Taylor Phinney, the one time ‘Boy Wonder’ of US cycling, has ridden his last race. Phinney was a class act and looked to have a wonderful career ahead of him; Classics, time trials, short stage races and track titles were within his grasp, but a horrific crash took that all away. Against all
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TOOLBOX: The days are getting shorter, the big events have passed, and our attention is turning to preparation for next season. Cyclists and endurance athletes are entering the rest and transition phase that marks the start of off-season training.  Here’s an effective 6 week plan to design and execute this off-season phase to pay big
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VIDEO: It took me a few tries to get Milan right, but now it’s one of my favorite cities. Over the years I’ve honed this mini city tour to get my dose of Italy’s fashion & industrial capital – which usually happens after a long flight when getting out there is the best way to
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“Wiener Mechanikerräder 1930-1980” confirms its authors’ contention that “Vienna is big but the range of its bicycle manufacturers was once even bigger.” In 1930 Vienna had more than 100 makes of bicycle and for the next half-century brands would come and go. The marques in this book, teutonically organized from “Alpenrad” to “Ziel” by the
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Name: Ed CluerLocation: Lantau Island, Hong KongBike: Colossi XCRGroupset: Campagnolo Chorus 11Wheels: Corima 45mm / Zipp 303 / Record with Ambrosio NemesisPedals: Dura AceSaddle: Brooks CambiumOther: Thomson / Deda finishing kitWeight: around 8.5kg When did you buy it?The frame was originally built to my custom spec. after visiting the Colossi factory in Shenzhen, China, back
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