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Worlds: Cosnefroy wins men's under-23 road race.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Benoit Cosnefroy (AG2R La Mondiale) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Frenchman Benoit Cosnefroy has won the Under 23 Road Race World Championships. The rider was part of a late escape and crossed the finish line ahead of his companion Lennard Kämna." (cyclingnews.com)  (cyclingpub.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 22, 2017






Worlds: Pirrone doubles up with junior road race title.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Elena Pirrone and Letizia Paternoster sing the Italian national anthem on the podium (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Elena Pirrone completed a remarkable double at the 2017 World Championships, winning the junior women’s road race to add to the individual time trial gold medal she won earlier in the week." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 22, 2017








Rivera: Those climbs won't stop me at Worlds.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport):  (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Coryn Rivera's surprise Tour of Flanders victory in April proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that she's more than 'just a sprinter'. The American held tough with some of the sport's best climbers on that day and, with a tough World Championships course facing her on Saturday, Rivera is not shying away from the challenge." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

September 22, 2017





Women’s Elite RR: Who Stops the Dutch?

Thumbnail Credit (podiumcafe.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele):  Van der Breggen van Vleuten and van Dijk LC/Tim de Waele Thumb Overlay."Confessions, I am not an expert on women’s cycling at the moment, but I can see the writing on the wall. Everyone can. The Dutch will be really, really hard to stop in the UCI World Championships Elite Women’s road race on Saturday in Bergen, Norway." (podiumcafe.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 22, 2017





Six things to look out for at the World Championships road races.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): Peter Sagan wins the Elite Mens road race at the 2016 World Road ChampionshipsThumb Overlay."Peter Sagan inevitably finds himself at the center of attention in pretty much every race he takes part in, but the hype ahead of his appearance at the Worlds this weekend is even more intensified given the piece of history that is within his grasp." (cyclingweekly.com)

September 22, 2017





Giro hopes politics stay on sidelines with Israeli start.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Giro d'Italia/RCS Sport: The Giro d'Italia will start in Jerusalem in 2018. Photo: Giro d'Italia/RCS SportThumb Overlay."Officials downplayed the possibility of politics becoming an issue as the Giro takes its “Big Start” beyond the European realm for the first time with three stages in Israel in May." (velonews.com) Photo: Giro d'Italia/RCS Sport

September 22, 2017





Arofly, the world’s smallest power meter?

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Lennard Zinn: The Arofly unit weighs 10 grams and costs $129. The accompanying A-Plus head unit is $249. Photo: Lennard Zinn | VeloNews.comThumb Overlay."The Arofly screws onto the rear tire valve. It measures speed and, from changes in tire pressure, it calculates cadence and power! Huh?" (velonews.com) Photo: Lennard Zinn

September 22, 2017





Cyclocross bikes for carving up the 2017/2018 season.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): Cycling Weekly’s definitive guide to cyclocross bikesThumb Overlay."We’ve teamed up with a selection of brands to highlight some of the coolest ‘cross bikes on the market, to help inspire your decision and demonstrate what’s available at various price points." (cyclingweekly.com)

September 22, 2017





Giant NeosTrack GPS computer.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Giant Neostrack GPS ComputerThumb Overlay."The GPS computer market is largely dominated by Garmin but there are a few companies vying to tempt customers away, the likes of Wahoo, Bryton, and Lezyne are increasingly popular alternatives, and now you can add Giant Bicycles to that list." (road.cc)

September 22, 2017











2017 UCI Road World Championships LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): English, UCI Channel Road Worlds live stream"2017 UCI Road World Championships LIVE September 17-24, Bergen, Norway.

Saturday:

Junior Men Road Race:  9:30am CET (3:30am U.S. Eastern).

Elite Women Road Race:  1:30pm CET (7:30am U.S. Eastern).

Live video from 8:55am CET (2:55am U.S. Eastern)."
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September 22, 2017





‘US Cycling is not in a crisis, but a transitional phase’.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Neilson Powless, Ian Boswell and Taylor Phinney of the USA. Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Thumb Overlay."Newly retired American rider Tyler Farrar talks about the current state of cycling in the USA, and the perceived lack of top level riders in the WorldTour." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)


September 21, 2017





Stapleton elected to UCI Management Committee.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Bob Stapleton was elected to UCI Management Committee in Bergen, Norway on Thursday. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Bob Stapleton, the Chairman of the Board of USA Cycling, was elected to the UCI Management Committee on Thursday as a representative from the Pan American Cycling Confederation (COPACI), which is the Continental Confederation for the Caribbean and Central, North and South America." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 21, 2017







Nash wins Clif Bar Cross Vegas.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Dave Iltis/CyclingWest.com): Catharine Pendrel, Katerina Nash and Ellen Noble on the podium (Dave Iltis/CyclingWest.com)Thumb Overlay."Catherine Pendrel second, Ellen Noble third." (cyclingnews.com) (Dave Iltis/CyclingWest.com)


September 21, 2017






Laurens Sweeck wins men's Clif Bar Cross Vegas.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Dave Iltis/CyclingWest.com): Diether and Laurens Sweeck with Jeremy Powers (Dave Iltis/CyclingWest.com)Thumb Overlay."Teammate Diether Sweeck second,  Jeremy Powers third." (cyclingnews.com) (Dave Iltis/CyclingWest.com)

September 21, 2017







Gilbert: Nothing you did before matters, it's the day that counts.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Philippe Gilbert remembers his World Championships victory well.Thumb Overlay."Belgium once again have two top favorites, in Gilbert and Greg Van Avermaet, and the strongest team in the race. What's more, Gilbert senses the course will lend itself to his and Belgium's aggressive style of racing." (cyclingnews.com)

September 21, 2017





Riding bliss in Las Vegas.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Lennard Zinn: A wetlands like this is something few people expect to see in Las Vegas. Photo: Lennard Zinn | VeloNews.com Thumb Overlay."Ever had a roadrunner run alongside you on your bike? How about seeing jackrabbits, rattlesnakes, scorpions, redtail hawks, and ospreys while riding? Or a desert tortoise? I saw all of those except the tortoise this week on the Wetlands Park Trail, the River Mountain Loop Trail, and the Union Pacific Railroad Trail on the east side of Las Vegas." (velonews.com) Photo: Lennard Zinn

September 21, 2017





This Cyclist Rode Around the World in a Record Breaking 79 Days.

Thumbnail Credit (bicycling.com) Aurelien Meunier: Mark Beaumont poses with his Guinness World Records after biking around the globe. Aurelien MeunierThumb Overlay."Mark Beaumont rode more than 18,00 miles across the globe, covering the oceans via plane. The 34 year old Scotsman shattered the previous record of 123 days. He also broke a second Guinness record for the most distance covered by bike in a month, having gone 7,031 miles from Paris to Perth, Australia, in July." (bicycling.com) Aurelien Meunier

September 21, 2017





Tern e-cargo bike, the GSD, wins Media Preview Award at Interbike.

Thumbnail Credit (bicycleretailer.com): The handlebar stem folds so it can be carried inside a vehicle or stored in a small apartment or work space;  the bike can stand upright on its rear rack for storage.Thumb Overlay."The GSD is a compact, small wheeled cargo bike with electric assist, It can carry up to two small passengers or one large one, or hundreds of pounds of cargo." (bicycleretailer.com)

September 21, 2017





Bergen delivers something rare: A time trial worth watching.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): The 2017 men's world ITT championship was one of the best time trials in years. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Time trialing is a precise art, requiring incredible focus, power and determination. There’s an undeniable austere beauty to cycling’s race of truth. There’s only one problem: time trials are boring as hell to watch." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 20, 2017








Dumoulin wins time trial world championship in Bergen.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Race favorite Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) left the start ramp and quickly set the fastest times at the intermediate checkpoints. He almost caught Froome on the final climb.

Roglic, Froome round out the podium..." (cyclingnews.com)  (roadcycling.com)

September 20, 2017





‘I thought my power meter was wrong’: Tom Dumoulin hails sensational day at Worlds TT.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Tom Dumoulin on his way to winning the world time trial title. Credit: Yuzuru SUNADA Thumb Overlay."Tom Dumoulin says that he couldn’t believe the numbers he was putting through his power meter as stormed to victory at the World Championships elite men’s time trial." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

September 20, 2017





Bora refutes reports, says Sagan is healthy for Bergen worlds.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Peter Sagan will attempt to win his third consecutive road worlds title in Norway this weekend. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Peter Sagan “is not sick” but is instead on track for an unprecedented third consecutive world championship title in Bergen, Norway this Sunday." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 20, 2017





Degenkolb hospitalized due to ‘breathing problems’.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Iri Greco: ohn Degenkolb, in his new Trek-Segafredo colors, took a moment to himself among the start line chaos. Photo: Iri Greco / BrakeThrough Media | www.brakethroughmedia.comThumb Overlay."German one day classics specialist John Degenkolb has been hospitalized with a breathing problem, Trek Segafredo revealed on Friday. The 2015 Paris Roubaix winner was forced out of last week’s Tour of Denmark and following tests was admitted to the hospital." (velonews.com) Photo: Iri Greco

September 22, 2017








Matthews: You've just got to keep throwing stuff at Sagan.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): The Australian has finished fourth and second in the last two editions of the men's raceThumb Overlay."Michael Matthews (Australia) returns to action on Sunday looking to improve on his already impressive record in the World Championships. In order to do that, it's likely that he will need to defeat reigning champion Peter Sagan." (cyclingnews.com)

September 22, 2017





Croc Trophy: L'Esperance wins penultimate stage.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Regina Stanger/Crocodile Trophy): Stage winner Andrew L'Esperance (Forward Racing-Norco) (Regina Stanger/Crocodile Trophy)Thumb Overlay."For the second day in a row, Andrew L'Esperance got the better of Leandre Bouchard in a two-up sprint for the stage win. The Canadian retains his second place on GC with compatriot Bouchard holding onto the race lead with one stage to come." (cyclingnews.com) (Regina Stanger/Crocodile Trophy)

September 22, 2017





Alberto Contador: ‘I could have raced for two more years’.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Alberto Contador on stage 16 of the 2017 Tour de France. Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Thumb Overlay."Despite leaving the ranks of professional cycling on a romantic high with his win atop the l’Angliru at this year’s Vuelta a España, Alberto Contador has spoken about how he could have carried on racing." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

September 22, 2017






Verity: Having a daughter, I feel obliged to help grow women’s cycling.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Gary Verity and Christian Prudhomme observe (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."The organizer of the Tour de Yorkshire, and the man responsible for bringing the Tour de France to the Britain in 2014, and the World Championships to Yorkshire in 2019, Gary Verity was speaking just before the news broke that the 2018 women’s Tour of Yorkshire would double in size to two days." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 22, 2017





Everything you need to know about the SRAM CX1 groupset.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): The system is made up of three parts, SRAM’s X-Sync single ring, chain and the clutched rear mech.Thumb Overlay."Cycling Weekly chats to SRAM’s JP McCarthy, road product manager and expert in CX, about why riding a single-ring 1X groupset off-road is the better choice over a standard double ring chainset." (cyclingweekly.com)

September 22, 2017





Tifosi unveils ‘lightest production bike’ in the world, weighing just 10 lbs (4.6kg) for a complete build.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): Varying carbon compounds and a unique specification makes the Tifosi MonsThumb Overlay."If true, by our books that makes it lighter than the Storck Aernario.2 we reported on at Eurobike, which weighed in at 5.3kg." (cyclingweekly.com)

September 22, 2017





5 of the best folding bikes - machines that shrink.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Birdy World - foldedThumb Overlay."Once derided as cheap, nasty and heavy, folding bikes have rocketed in quality over the last couple of decades as commuting cyclists have demanded nicer riding and better folding options. Considering a folder? Let’s have a look at your options." (road.cc)

September 22, 2017





2017 UCI Cyclocross World Cup Waterloo, WI, USA - CX LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com):  The 2017 UCI Cyclocross World Cup at Waterloo, Wisconsin is Sunday, September 24.  There will be live streams.  Thumb Overlay."Both the Elite Women's and Elite Men's races will be streamed live on Sunday.

The women's race starts at 2:00pm local (3:00pm U.S. Eastern, 21:00 CET).

The men's race starts at 3:30pm local (4:30pm U.S. Eastern, 22:30 CET)."
(cyclingfans.com)

September 22, 2017






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David Lappartient elected UCI President.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: David Lappartient): David Lappartient hopes to become UCI president in 2018 (David Lappartient)Thumb Overlay."David Lappartient has won a huge majority to take the UCI presidency. The Frenchman defeated Brian Cookson 37-8 to end Cookson’s four-year tenancy of the post. Both men came into Thursday’s election with high hopes and were confident of winning a majority needed from the 45 voting delegates." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: David Lappartient)

September 21, 2017





UCI to scrap trade team time trial at World Championships.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): The final podium of the men's team time trial at the Bergen World Championships (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."The newest event at the UCI Road World Championships, the trade team time trial for men and women, could be on the chopping block as soon as 2020, with new president David Lappartient reportedly saying he plans to eliminate the race because teams are not interested in continuing." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

September 21, 2017






Crocodile Trophy: Stage 5 victory for Erik Dekker.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Forward Racing-Norco) (Regina Stanger / Crocodile Trophy): Stage winner Erik Dekker in-between Leandre Bouchard (BH SR Suntour KMC) and Andrew L'Esperance (Forward Racing-Norco) (Regina Stanger / Crocodile Trophy)Thumb Overlay."Tour de France stage winner Erik Dekker pulled off an upset win on stage 5 of the Crocodile Trophy as he beat race leader Leandre Bouchard (BH SR Suntour KMC) to the win. Dekker's victory is the first for an amateur rider at the event and also broke the record for the oldest stage winner at 47." (cyclingnews.com) (Forward Racing-Norco) (Regina Stanger / Crocodile Trophy)

September 21, 2017





Tom Devriendt wins Omloop van het Houtland Lichtervelde.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Tom Devriendt (Wanty - Groupe Gobert) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Maarten Wynants second, Brian Van Goethem third." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)


September 21, 2017





Marcus Burghardt: Captain To The Kings!

Thumbnail Credit (pelotonmagazine.com): With Van Avermaet and Sagan in tow, Burghardt (c) leads the charge up the Côte de la Montagne during the Québec Grand Prix that team leader Sagan won for the second straight year.Thumb Overlay."German cyclist Marcus Burghardt has won prestigious classics like Ghent Wevelgem. He has won a stage in the Tour de France and he is the current German national road champion. But in his day job, Burghardt has been road captain to some of the biggest names in the sport." (pelotonmagazine.com)

September 21, 2017





Tour de Yorkshire expands to four days.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Welcome To Yorkshire): The crowds on the Buttertubs climb in Yorkshire during the 2014 Tour de FRance (Welcome To Yorkshire)Thumb Overlay."After two years of trying, the Tour de Yorkshire will expand in 2018, with the men’s race increasing from three days to four days and the women’s event growing from a one day race to a two day stage race." (cyclingnews.com) (Welcome To Yorkshire)

September 21, 2017






TrainerRoad adds Garmin Cycling Dynamics support, plus upload to Garmin Connect.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): This will appear assuming you’ve paired your Garmin Vector (1, 2, or 3) pedals to the app as a power meter sensor:Thumb Overlay."Today at Interbike, TrainerRoad and Garmin showed off a new capability that allows you to view your Garmin Vector Cycling Dynamics data in real-time on TrainerRoad via their app. This would mark the first time any company has been able to leverage these Garmin metrics in real-time." (dcrainmaker.com)

September 21, 2017





Aqua Blue Sport to compete on 3T Strada disc bike with 1x drivetrain in 2018.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com)  (Matthew Allen / Immediate Media): One chain ring, hydraulic-disc brakes and a contract with a UCI Pro Continental Team for 2018 (Matthew Allen / Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."Single ring road bikes will be raced in the pro peloton for the first time in 2018. The Irish pro road team Aqua Blue Sport will compete on the 3T Strada, an aero disc brake road bike notable for its absence of a front derailleur, 3T announced the news at Interbike." (cyclingnews.com) (Matthew Allen / Immediate Media)

September 21, 2017





CrossVegas is Leaving the Building - 2017 CrossVegas Start Lists.

Thumbnail Credit (cxmagazine.com) Cathy Fegan-Kim: The bright lights of CrossVegas will be a little more subdued in 2017. CrossVegas 2016 World Cup. © Cathy Fegan-Kim / Cyclocross MagazineThumb Overlay."CrossVegas in Sin City will be no more after Wednesday night. The UCI C1 race at Desert Breeze Field will be the last Las Vegas edition of the annual race that has been held under the lights every year since 2007.

The Women’s race starts Wednesday at 8:15 p.m. Pacific and the Men at 9:30 p.m. Pacific."
(cxmagazine.com) Cathy Fegan-Kim

September 20, 2017





Felline forced to end season due to illness.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): Fabio Felline (Trek-Segafredo) (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."After a season that yielded so much early promise, Fabio Felline has had to call an end to his 2017 campaign due to illness. Felline has been battling with a parasite since the summer and it has led to a series of abandons in the latter half of the year." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

September 20, 2017





Iljo Keisse takes his second victory of the season at Textielprijs Vichte.

Thumbnail Credit(thebikecomesfirst.com) Photo: VDB / VANDENBROUCKE: After more than 80 kilometres in the break at Textielprijs Vichte, Iljo Keisse (Quick Step Floors) finished off the job by taking his second victory of the season.Thumb Overlay."The final kilometer of the race was a crazy one, as a handful of riders accelerated and split the group. Keisse wasn’t there, but the 34 year old Belgian put in a strong dig to join them, which he did, with just 500 meters to go."(thebikecomesfirst.com) Photo: VDB / VANDENBROUCKE

September 20, 2017






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Daily Distractions.

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September 22, 2017





Meet The New Boss.

Thumbnail Credit (inrng.com): in the world of sports admin Brian Cookson has been ejected from his incumbent role of UCI President by a massive marginThumb Overlay."The UCI Congress elected David Lappartient as the new President by 37 votes to 8, a count that shows backing from every UCI confederation. Here’s a look at what lost it for Cookson and why the election doesn’t signal much change." (inrng.com)

September 22, 2017





Dumoulin holds back 2018 Tour de France ambitions.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): World champion Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Tom Dumoulin has set his sights on further Grand Tours and time trial success in 2018 but has, for now, held back from confirming he will target the Tour de France." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 22, 2017





From Hinault to Alaphilippe, Cyrille Guimard back in action.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Isabelle Duchesne): A man who knows a thing or two about cycling: Cyrille Guimard. (Isabelle Duchesne)Thumb Overlay."Last year's World Championships in Qatar remain a humiliation for the French national team with its two sprinters Nacer Bouhanni and Arnaud Démare fighting the night before the race for the squad's leadership and finally missing the early break that the peloton never caught." (cyclingnews.com) (Isabelle Duchesne)

September 22, 2017





13 legends that every road cyclist should know.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos): Of course, cycling has a chequered history and it’s very hard to talk about the sport’s greatest without mentioning riders with questionable pastsThumb Overlay."As each year goes by, more and more talented cyclists make a name for themselves with amazing feats of endurance and skill. But among these many excellent riders, only a handful stand head-and-shoulders above the rest. These are the legends of our sport." (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos)

September 22, 2017





Worlds: Alaphilippe back with spring form after injury troubles.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) on the attack (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Julian Alaphilippe has hit the sort of form for the UCI Road World Championships that saw him finish on the podium at Milan San Remo earlier this year, according to his coach, who is optimistic about the Frenchman’s chances of becoming world champion on Sunday." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 22, 2017





New UCI president David Lappartient to clamp down on motor doping.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): David Lappartient. Thumb Overlay."Newly elected UCI president David Lappartient has promised to improve the governing body’s credibility by tackling hidden motors within the professional peloton." (cyclingweekly.com)

September 22, 2017





Training crash finishes Oscar Gatto's season.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): We have to say a huge thank to our helmets @limar_helmets. This really saved @gatto_oscar today...Thumb Overlay."The rider of Astana, who this season won the prologue of the Tour of Austria, crashed during a home road training, suffering hard hits to his head and face." (cyclingpub.com)


September 22, 2017






Fumpa Offers Pocket-Size MiniFumpa Tire Inflator.

Thumbnail Credit (capovelo.com): According to Fumpa, its miniFumpa measures a mere 1.3×2.2×2.7″ and weighs just 190g. Thumb Overlay."It was some of the smaller ticket items that caught the interest of cycling enthusiasts during this week’s annual Interbike Show. This diminutive hand-held pump features a battery powered built-in compressor that’s charged via a micro USB port cable, which is capable of inflating a road tire up to 120psi in less than a minute courtesy of its build-in presta valve." (capovelo.com)

September 22, 2017






New $399 4iiii power meter adds features, slims width.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Ben Delaney/Immediate Media): The new dual-sided 4iiii Precision Podiiiium features a rechargeable battery on each crank (Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."Canadian brand 4iiii launched a new set of power meters at Interbike with the Precision Podiiiium. The crank mounted meters start at $399 for single-sided Shimano Ultegra, and feature a USB rechargeable battery instead of a coin-cell battery, plus indicator LEDs and ANT+/Bluetooth transmission." (cyclingnews.com) (Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)

September 22, 2017






















September 21, 2017






How Cookson got out-maneuvered, and lost the UCI election.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Brian Cookson is the first single term UCI President. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."In a resounding victory, Frenchman David Lappartient won 37 of 45 votes in what seemed as much as a rejection of Cookson’s consensus style of governance as an endorsement of the Frenchman. One insider cast the outcome as a victory for “competence over campaign slogans." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 21, 2017





Too Much, Too Soon?

Thumbnail Credit (inrng.com) (Photo: Cor Vos): Another reason to leave out the junior road race is that this is a good time to be doing something else.Thumb Overlay."Imagine being World Champion aged 17 or 18? For many it’s a dream, for a few it’s a reality. But is a junior rainbow jersey worth having? It could mean pressure on a rider, a label to live up to for the rest of their career. Also to focus on the road from such an early age means missing out on other things." (inrng.com) (Photo: Cor Vos)

September 21, 2017





Team Sky creates partnership between Shimano's PRO brand and K-Edge.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Russell Eich / Immediate Media): Team Sky uses PRO's Vibe stem and aero handlebars but needed a way to mount their computers. Enter K-Edge (Russell Eich / Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."What does WorldTour powerhouse Team Sky do when their favorite handlebars aren't compatible with any computer mounts? They make some introductions and Idaho-based K-Edge gets to work CNCing some very unique shapes." (cyclingnews.com) (Russell Eich / Immediate Media)

September 21, 2017








Danny van Poppel signs two year deal with LottoNL Jumbo.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Danny van Poppel (Team Sky) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Almost a month after it was rumored that Danny van Poppel was set to switch Team Sky for LottoNL Jumbo, the Dutchman’s move has been confirmed by the team. Van Poppel has penned a two-year deal with the Dutch squad after riding for Team Sky since the 2016 season." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

September 21, 2017





Innsbruck Tirol 2018 Worlds courses revealed.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Mario Stiehl): The field under neutral conditions on the way out of Innsbruck (Mario Stiehl)Thumb Overlay."The courses and the profiles for the 2018 World Championships in Innsbruck Tirol has been confirmed by the UCI and race organizers. The UCI confirmed Innsbruck Tirol as the host of the 2018 Worlds in February of 2016." (cyclingnews.com) (Mario Stiehl)

September 21, 2017





Garmin rolls out 5.7K stitching support to VIRB 360, new HyperFrame director mode.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): And then I can change the zooming and framing and rip it around to the front again:Thumb Overlay."When the VIRB 360 was announced this past spring, it was one of the first single-device 360* action cameras to actually produce higher than 4K resolution video files that looked good. Previously, even 4K 360* action cameras didn’t look all that spectacular, because the 4K resolution was stretched over that entire 360* view, so your effective resolution floated between 720p and 1080p." (dcrainmaker.com)

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