Month: June 2020

ION bike products’ new Scrub Amp body armor promises to deliver the protection you need for enduro, freeride & other aggressive all-mountain riding, without the extra bulk of conventional hardshell armor. MTB protection has already seen huge boosts in comfort and rideability with the advent of soft, flexible viscoelastic armor, but Ion’s new padded Scrub
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As someone who has a bookshelf groaning with volumes dedicated to a certain now-non-Tour de France-winning Texan, it has always seemed odd to me that books dedicated to the greatest racing cyclist ever are fairly scarce in English, or pretty much any other language. There is an old joke that the only famous Belgians anyone
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The new Factor LS gravel bike goes all-in on lightweight, fast mixed-surface racing after years of their sponsored riders, successfully squeezing fat enough gravel tires into their aero all-road Vista. The all-new ultralight carbon gravel bike carries over lessons learned on the all-road, but it’s a truly gravel race specific solution with big -but not
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Ex-Rider Interview: Eddie Salas isn’t the first name that comes to mind when thinking of the Australian road stars of the 80s and 90s, but Salas was a double National champion, Olympian, Worlds and Giro d’Italia rider, with a fine palmarès. Ed Hood found out more. Aussies on the start list for the 1991 Giro
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Ex-Rider Interview: Skier turned cyclist, Marianne Berglund, became World road race champion and won a hundred plus races in the 80s and 90s. The Swedish star now lives in the US and is a management consultant, Ed Hood found out more. On the way to a rainbow jersey She only started cycling to connect with
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