Month: March 2021

Last summer Selle Italia teased this new Model-X Green Superflow saddle, saying it would be made in Italy by robots using a new X-Tech production process that was better for the environment than any saddle before. Now the “100% sustainable saddle” is here, blending a rare mix of premium performance, environmentally-responsible manufacturing, and an actually
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Toolbox: Heart rate variability may be useful as a guide to your recovery and readiness for training, and that it may improve fitness compared to a traditional periodization plan. How does it compare to a block periodization approach? Jai Hindley – Keeping finger on the pulse in the Giro In my toolbox article last month,
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Much of bike racing lore seems to centre around how much participants have to suffer before reaching the finish line, assuming they even make it that far. In the early days events often began in darkness, went over terrible roads and in wretched weather as the cyclists tried to deal with equipment that was not
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Lockdown Roadside: Settling in for hours of watching the 2021 pro cycling season come alive as Milan-San Remo blooms along the sparkling Ligurian coast requires more than good wifi – that’s where Peroni, Menabrea, Moretti, and other select Italian birri joined Ed Hood for his hours-long view-a-thon. I would have liked to sit and watch
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Lockdown roadside: PEZman in Scotland, Ed Hood, loves Milan-Sanremo, but as we all know, going to Italy at the moment in these covid-19 times is a no, no. That wasn’t going to stop Ed from entering into the spirit of the day. Less emphasis on spirit and more beer, but Ed had a full day
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