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Mavic unveils complete line of tubeless wheels


French company launching complete line of road UST wheels that includes both carbon and aluminum models of Comete, Cosmic, Ksyrium, and Allroad models.

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Hutchinson rolls out ElevenSTORM


Hutchinson has rolled out a new tire compound called ElevenSTORM that it is billing as a true game changer. It’s being utilized on three models that are designed to handle race day, all around riding, and wet conditions.

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Pirelli launches PZero Velo tire line


This new line-up of road tires will include three options — road race, time trial, and all-season.

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Video: What is the grupetto?


The grupetto is a group of riders that forms at the rear of a race, either because they’ve been dropped or have simply done their job for the team that day. Watch this video to learn more.

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Niner BSB cyclocross bike unveiled


Niner has announced release of a new BSB (blood, sweat, beer) cyclocross bike with a SRAM Rival drivetrain and $3800 price tag.

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Cervélo R Series race bikes revised


Emphasis placed on comfort, fit, and handling/stability, while not overlooking stiffness, weight and aero benchmarks, too.

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9 incredible roads you need to ride


Best thing about riding bikes? Getting an unfiltered view of the beautiful world around us. Here and nine roads that should not be missed.

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New Shimano Ultegra R8000 drivetrain and components


Employing the latest tech from its Dura-Ace R9100 road components Shimano’s just released Ultegra R8000 series is claimed to deliver refined rider ergonomics, increased shifting performance, and confident control.

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Drafting on your bike explained


Want to go faster longer on your bike? Then it’s time to learn the finer points of drafting. Drafting is one of the key components of cycling and on average saves around 30% of your energy.

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Bauke Mollema’s Trek Émonda


Here’s a look at the lightweight climbing machine as it was ridden by perennial GC contender Bauke Molema at the Giro d’Italia.

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Ride On For Red Nose Day raises $225,000


Ride On For Red Nose day consisted of two four-day rides, each one roughly 400 miles: One on the West Coast going from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas, and one on the East Coast from Boston to New York.

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Does riding in an aero position uphill make you faster?


Does being aerodynamic going uphill make you faster? Check out this video to find out.

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Video: Exploring New York City by bike


Check out the latest Rapha Rides film, this time coming from New York City.

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Tom Dumoulin’s Giant TCR Advanced SL


Will this bike be draped in pink at the end of the Giro d’Italia?

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Win a Tubeless Ready Carbon Wheelset by Irwin Cycling


Enter to win a tubeless ready carbon wheelset from Irwin Cycling! Value of $1600!

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HBO’s Tour de Pharmacy parodies drug use in cycling


HBO’s new mockumentary, Tour de Pharmacy, parodies the rampant drug abuse and larger than life personalities at the upper echelons of the sport.

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Rapha 2017 women’s clothing range launched


Rapha has expanded its women’s range, with new 2017 products for racing, training and long-distance riding.

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Trek-Segafredo using Flare R tailight during Giro TT stages


To raise awareness of the measures cyclists can take to increase visibility to motorists, Trek-Segafredo riders will compete in the Giro d’Italia’s time trial stages with Bontrager Flare R taillights affixed to their bikes.

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New road and mountain kit from Pactimo


Never overly fancy or pretentious, Pactimo kit just works well. Here’s a gallery of a few of their new and updated pieces for road and mountain.

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Pirelli launching PZero Velo tire line


Famed tire maker Pirelli is returning to cycling with a range of high performance tires designed for road bikes. The line will be on the market starting in September.

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Video: Cruising the streets of San Francisco


Check out the latest Rapha Rides film where a trio of riders show us San Francisco from their perspective.

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Wilier Triestina limited edition Ramato Cento10AIR


The 110-year-old Italian bicycle manufacturer is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Giro d’Italia with a custom painted edition of their Cento10AIR aero road bike.

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Video: The inspiring perspective of Connie Carpenter


An Olympian and former national champion, Connie Carpenter’s sporting history is remarkable. See Boulder from her perspective in the first of the new Rapha Rides films.

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Bell All-Stars campaign honors past cycling greats


Bell Helmets has launched a cool new initiative dubbed their All-Stars campaign. It celebrates 30+ years of Bell cycling history through the lens of the athletes who helped define the culture.

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Fabric Accubar a pressure gauge for all pumps


Fabric has expanded its product line for 2017 with new lights, pumps, and a unique add-on pressure gauge.

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ENVE launches new carbon fork and aero bars


Building upon nearly a decade of experience making the forks, ENVE’s latest road disc fork features a modern 32mm of tire clearance.

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Boyd Jocassee 27.5+ gravel road wheel rolls out


South Carolina brand offers a refined line of aluminum and carbon wheels for a variety of applications from traditional and plus sized road use to two mountain bike specific options. See what else is new.

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How to speed through corners with confidence


In this video ex-pro cyclists Dan Lloyd and Matt Stephens help make cornering something that comes natural you so you don’t overthink it.

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Contest: Win a Pactimo Long Distance Kit & Accessories


Enter to win a Long Distance Kit and accessories from Pactimo! Total value $630.00!

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Garmin Fenix 5 line puts GPS tracking on your wrist


The new Fenix 5 models feature an extensive list of functional training information and tracking, including basic cycling, running, and swimming functions, GPS tracking and waypoints, barometric altimeter, and magnetic compass.

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Fat Chance Chris Cross bike debuts


Designed, welded, and painted in the USA, this mixed-terrain machine is capable of crushing your local CX race or gravel grinding your way through mountain roads and beyond.

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Irwin Cycling debuts high end wheels at Sea Otter Classic


Attention to detail and wheel expertise is Irwin’s core strength. So we are pleased to announce they are debuting their products to the US Market at Sea Otter.

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Sho-Air TWENTY20 pro team bikes stolen


Nine Felt race bikes stolen from trailer at City Cycle in Marin County, California. Team is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the return of bikes and the arrest of the perpetrators.

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Nuun debuts natural endurance drink mix


Sports drink maker nuun has launched Performance, an endurance drink mix it says is formulated from science and rooted in nature.

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Specialized Foundation to auction very special frame


Tom Boonen is the first pro rider to sign a special Tarmac frame that will be autographed by pros throughout the 2017 season before being auctioned off for charity.

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How To Train For Climbs When You Live Nowhere Near Them


If you don’t live near the mountains how can you train to ride up them? It’s a conundrum many of us face. Here are some strategies to make that next massive ascent more manageable.

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Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix Scott Foil


Unique design is the result of a geometric interpretation of the cobblestone vibrations and goes through the whole bike to form a Kangaroo at the side of the top tube.

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How cycling can save the world


In the new book How Cycling Can Save The World, cycling expert Peter Walker makes a well-researched argument for building or improving upon existing cycle infrastructure to encourage mass cycling in our cities worldwide.

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Video: Blackburn Presents Comes with Baggage


Not ready to embrace Monday. Here’s a great video distraction. Comes With Baggage is a lighthearted history of bicycle travel in the Americas that just might make you want to sell your possessions, quit your job, and escape on a bike.

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Shimano previews fall/winter clothing collection


Shimano has announced new additions to their cool and cold-weather apparel offerings in both the S-Phyre and Explorer lines.

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How To Choose The Right Kid’s Bike


With the summer cycling season just around the corner it may be time to start thinking about getting your kid out on their bike. But first it’s critical to make sure you have the right kind and size bike for your tiny tot.

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New Trek Crockett cyclocross bike unveiled


Trek has unveiled a completely overhauled 2017 version of its popular Crockett cyclocross bike that boast several key upgrades and new technologies that make the disc-only bog hoppers more versatile, capable, and race ready.

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Tom Boonen’s Specialized Tarmac with new Dura Ace Di2


This coming weekend Tom Boonen will race for the last time in front of home country fans in one of the season’s more important one-day races, the Tour of Flanders. This could be the bike he chooses to ride.

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How To: Pick the right tire pressure for you and your bike


What’s the right tire pressure? Used to be that you simply pumped your 23c tires to 120psi, and let a bit out if it rained. But in this age of wider tires, wider rims, different styles of riding, there’s more to consider.

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How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling?


There are various ways of calculating how many calories you burn when cycling. Getting that number right will help assure you replace what you used so your body is fully recovered for the next ride.

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Trek releases Degenkolb custom paint scheme


Trek has unveiled a custom paint scheme that highlights the unique personality and talents of Trek-Segafredo star John Degenkolb. An accomplished pro, Degenkolb is best known for his talent early in the cycling season with wins at both Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix, two of cycling’s greatest monuments. The 28-year-old German will ride his custom Domane […]

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Ryders Eyewear unveils expansive 2017 collection


North Shore eyewear brand Ryders has made significant additions to its line-up for 2017, adding a host of new features and technologies to go along with its popular antiFOG lenses.

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Rapha announces Rapha Rides


Rapha Rides, kicking off in May and continuing throughout the summer, is a traveling series of weekend rides and events to celebrate the sport of cycling in 20 cities. Find out if there’s one happening near you.

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Five pieces of equipment only pro cyclists can get


We’re pretty lucky as cyclists. Unlike in motorsports and some other pro-level pursuits, we can ride most of the exact same gear the pros ride. Of course there are some exceptions. Here then are five pieces of equipment that only the pros can get their hands on.

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Cannondale Bad Boy urban bike redesigned


Cannondale has introduced the redesigned Bad Boy, a unique take on the urban commuter bike with its integrated front and rear lights and clean design.

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