Dysfunctional Cycling Club, and why you should quit…

Dysfunctional Cycling Club, and why you should quit…

I believe that the good group training ride, perhaps especially the good club training ride, is where the heart of road cycling beats. It’s where riders are formed, where technique is learned, where friendships are made, where riders learn to look after one another.

Cycling clothing that will automatically cool you.

Imagine a cycling jersey and shorts that automatically cool you down when you get hot and sweaty. A new smart fabric, developed by a team at the University of Maryland, is the first to automatically warm wearers up or cool them down as needed. When you’re feeling hot and sweaty—when playing sports, say— the fabric lets infrared radiation (heat, to you and me) pass through. But when you’re colder and drier, it traps the heat in.

German Bike Highway connects 10 Cities

German Bike Highway connects 10 Cities. Germany’s bicycle Highway will to provide over 100km miles of car-free bike travel when it is completed. The route will connect 10 western cities including Duisburg, Bochum, and Hamm as well as four universities.

Cycling to help manage ADHD

Specialized is using Riding for Focus as a way to Manage ADHD In Schools.

Mike Sinyard founder and chairman of Specialized used to have trouble focusing and found that regular cycling helped to calm his mind. So he thought why not use cycling as a way to help kids who are suffering from ADHD.

Tubolito Ultralight Extra Durable Tubes

A new tube for road and mountain bikes that are super light, hold pressure as good as a normal butly tube and is twice as flat resistant. Tubolito tubes are 2/3 lighter than a standard tube. Every gram counts, when it is up to cycling fun. Even more if you reduce the rotational weight.

Tubolito offers an easy and achievable weight tuning.

Tubolito provides this solution, as they are combining a new material with a self-developed production technology. Applying this technology allows them to build a 45gram mountain bike tube and a 38gram road bike tube.

Victoria Pendleton Depression & Recovery

Olympic track cycling champion Victoria Pendleton has lifted the lid on her battle with depression and the surfing trip to Costa Rica that helped her banish her demons.

CABDA 2019 West trade show

The CABDA West show opened Wednesday at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Racetrack.

Opening day of the inaugural CABDA West expo here brought in 1,200 retail attendees, show director Jim Kersten said. Many exhibitors said those dealers came predominantly from Southern California, with pockets of attendees traveling to the show in San Diego County from locations as far away as New York, New Jersey, Iowa and the Denver area.

At 37, Marie Dessart will join Lotto-Soudal

At 37 years young, Marie Dessart becomes a “pro” cyclist with Lotto-Soudal Happiness never comes alone, the Liège, Belgium cyclist Marie Dessart is a new example. After becoming amateur UCI Gran Fondo world champion at the beginning of September in Varese, Italy, she has just signed a one-year contract with the Lotto-Soudal womens cycling team….

Wonderful Losers – A different world

Award-winning director Arunas Matelis returns after 12 years of creative silence with his new documentary feature Wonderful Losers – A different world.

In this film, Matelis features the less known side of bike racing to understand the harsh sacrifices and the selflessness of the team domestiques to compete the Giro d’Italia which covers over 3,000 kilometers in May of each year.

‘Blood Road’ Deals With Grief on Ho Chi Minh Trail

In this award-winning film Rebecca Rusch rides 1,930km along the Ho Chi Minh Trail through the dense jungles of Vietnam. The goal is to reach the site where her father, a US Air Force pilot, was shot down in Laos more than 40 years earlier.

The Cannondale SystemSix – Freaky Fast

At $11,000 the new 2019 SystemSix was unveiled today. Cannondale says this is the fastest road bike in the professional peloton! The American Tour team EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale will ride the SystemSix during the three-week event. The SystemSix is a direct rival to the Trek Madone, the Specialized Venge, the Canyon Aeroad, and others.