Month: May 2020

Bookshelf: In her introduction to the Second Edition of Michael Blann’s book of mountain photographs, Susannah Osborne writes: “It is impossible to talk about cycling without talking about mountains. For cyclists and fans of cycling, mountains are fundamental to understanding the nuances of the sport. Mont Ventoux, the Passo dello Stelvio, the Alpe d’Huez—these famous
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The Australian adventure specialist at Curve Cycling build some capable gravel & bikepacking bikes, but one of their most unique products is their massively wide Walmer flared dropbar. Many adventure gravel and bikepacking riders have embraced wide drop bars for their added leverage, and flared drops for improved ergonomics.Advertisements But the Curve Walmer takes that
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I think it’s well know that we like Cipollini bikes here at PEZ – Like Mario, they have that Italian flair and style, ignoring his recent legal and health problems. Roger Paperno lives in Southern California, the perfect setting for his Cipollini Bond 2 built up with Shimano Dura-Ace and Campagnolo Bora wheels. Name: Roger
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Interview: There has been many tough riders come out of Canada; Steve Bauer, Jocelyn Lovell, Gordon Singleton and Ryder Hesjedal all come to mind, but there is also Gordon Fraser – A prolific winner on both sides of the Atlantic and Asia, plus Canadian National champion in 2004. Ed Hood found out more. He’s won
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With great regret and disappointment, ToAD partners, staff, host cities and sponsors have made the difficult decision to postpone the 12th edition of Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Kwik Trip until June 17 – 27, 2021. “While Wisconsin has slowly started to re-open, our collective ability to determine how best to keep our generous
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I discovered riding in Italy’s prosecco region in the Veneto as part of the Prosecco Cycling gran fondo.  Vineyards, lush rolling hills, and a 19% climb will also feature as the major obstacle in the 2020 Giro d’Italia’s stage 14 time trial from Conegliano to Valdobbadiene.  Luckily I had the GoPro rolling for some stunning
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I’d never even heard of tree tents until now. Boy, am I stoked. It seems I’ve been living under a rock, because these elevated campgrounds are definitely a thing. Tentsile have been making floating Tree Tents since 2010. Tyler interviewed the founder, Alex Shirley-Smith back in 2018 – get the Podcast here.Advertisements This Spring sees
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Rider Interview: US Cycling turned its back on Marion Clignet, but the French Federation saw her talent and snapped her up in a flash. After a clutch of National, World and Olympic medals riding for ‘Le Bleus’ she settled in the land of her family origins. Rejected by the US system, Marion Clignet said ‘ciao’
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