For many the Etxeondo (say ‘etch-a-ondo’) brand will be a new name to them, but to historians of the sport it will be very familiar with names like Sean Kelly, Pedro Delgado, Miguel Indurain through to modern riders like Bauke Mollema (Belkin) using the products up until last year in the peloton.
I recently watched a film about the life of legendary mountain biker Steve Peat; he was asked about his 20 year career and the secret to his incredible longevity; ‘Sheffield Steel’ said ‘his love of racing’ is what has kept him in the sport for so long.
This weekend gone was the annual Bespoked bike show. This time, it had been lured away from it’s origins of Bristol and was in the heart of the Capital’s new wave of cycling culture, the Olympic Velodrome in Stratford.
The dusty cobbles of Roubaix produce another outstanding spectacle yesterday. Check out this photo blog to see the action, drama and sweet victory for Dutchman Niki Terpstra.
Yesterday’s Paris Roubaix was a great spectacle, the last 10km were possibly the most exciting of the race. Check out the action in this short Youtube clip…
Felt Bicycles are renowned for their quality, heritage and craftsmanship; with iconic frames such as the FRD featuring on the top rungs of the performance ladder. Does this technology filter down to the lower price points like the Wiggle Exclusive F95 though? We find out…
This Sunday marks the start of the downhill World Cup racing calendar – the world’s gnarliest bike riders will be slugging it out to see who’s fastest over the course of 6 races.
This mid-summer Sportive is sure to test your seasons training to date. With its unforgiving, but quintessentially British country side vistas held entirely in the Cotswold District.
The Nike Free 3.0 V5 shoe has been specifically designed for a runner who seeks a flexible and natural ride. It features a low and ultra-flexible midsole that provides all the benefits of natural motion in a neat minimalist design.