Month: June 2020

Anyone who’s been around cyclo-tourists, recumbent riders, or even serious rando-dads for long enough has probably spotted the rare Shimano SPD sandal. Well, it’s apparently been 25 years since the clipless sandals first debuted, so Shimano decided it was time for a special limited edition refresh, time to give bikepackers & gravellers a shot at
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Spinergy calls their new GXX gravel bike wheels the “King of Gravel” – adding an extra X to their previous gravel wheel options. And building on three decades of experience with their tough, vibration-damping PBO composite spokes and carbon rims, the US-made gravel wheels look promising with a pricetag under a thousand dollars!Advertisement Spinergy GXX
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There are many types of intervals under the sun, and short Tabata-style intervals of repeated on-off efforts have become popular. How effective are they compared to longer, steady state intervals? Pleasure and/or pain for Evenepoel Hurt So Good If you’ve been reading my Toolbox articles, you may have seen references to the Rønnestad intervals periodically
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Ex-Rider Interview: PEZ first spoke to Tony Cruz when he was still a rider, back in 2006, even one of his bikes has featured in Readers’ Rigs. So, it’s well past time Ed Hood caught up with the ex pro. With DS Sean Yates at the Giro with Discovery Channel ‘I finished eleventh from 11
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“Hearts of Lions,” a history of American bicycle racing, was originally released in 1989 and told the story of the ups and downs of the sport until the triumphant moment when Greg LeMond won the Tour de France for the first time in 1986. Now an expanded edition has been released that catches up with
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Carbon, titanium and aluminum is all very nice, but the modern materials can’t come close to the class and style of Marco’s 1973 Gios Torino, which was actually bought in Torino. The acquisition was inspired by Roger De Vlaeminck, although Marco’s Gios is not on the Flemish cobbles, but under the California sun. Name: Marco
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Soigneur Interview: A cycling team wouldn’t stay on the road for long without the guys behind the scenes, the unsung heroes – Soigneurs and mechanics. Ed Hood caught up with Andrew Hillman to hear some tales from the massage table. There are no palmarès to check for this guy, he’s one of cycle sport’s back
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