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By Vernon Felton From: bikemag.com In what is undoubtedly the biggest story to hit the cycling world this year, Lance Armstrong has officially announced that he will no longer dispute charges by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that he doped his way to a record-breaking seven wins in the Tour de France. Armstrong released an
John Behrens, an active member of the Southern California cycling community, was recently involved in a car vs. cyclist incident that caused him to suffer from a couple broken vertebrae, shattered pelvis, punctured lung, broken ribs, and a bruised kidney and spleen. So far he has been in the hospital under sedation for a week and has undergone two major surgeries on his neck and pelvis. This was a no-fault accident, so all of the expenses need to be paid out of John’s pocket.
Source: Outlast Technologies Lake Cycling has introduced the Lake CX331 road shoe, which features Outlast’s heat- and moisture-management materials in the tongue and heel. The Outlast technology in the shoe will proactively respond to changes in foot temperature to help mitigate moisture—before it begins—for increased breathability and sweat reduction. “A closed environment coupled with high
Citing a growing number of customers who are accessing their web site via smart phones and tablets, Park Tool is introducing a mobile version of it’s popular web site, parktool.com. “The difference between our mobile site and our regular site is that the mobile version is designed so that the entire page will fit on
Gumby and Pokey throw down the gauntlet. Photo: David Reddick Whether you’re coming to Interbike next week in Las Vegas or you’re forced to stay home with the pet cats, you should at least know that your friends at Bike and Paved magazines will be posted up at the Circulus—and that we’ll be posting all
Every once in a while, a product floats across our desks that excedes all expectations. Maybe it’s our journalistic love for notebooks or maybe it’s the intrigue behind the artwork and tiny brown envelopes scattered throughout, but we think the Bicycle Travel Journal is pretty darn rad. This journal was created by Nigel Peake, an
Coming to Interbike? Come see your friends from Paved magazine at Circulus. Not going to make it? Check us out online, September 14-16.
A glance at some of Mavic’s product development process.
The Red Bull Mini Drome is engineered by Velotrack, the team who built the velodromes for the Atlanta Olympics and the Delhi Commonwealth Games. The track measures 7 m wide by 14 m long with a track of 1.8 m wide. Winner Chris Akrigg of Mongoose bikes (check some of his videos here) said this
Source: Bike Monkey Registration for the third annual Levi Leipheimer’s King Ridge GranFondo will open January 17, 2011. The 7,500-person registration cap is expected to sell out quickly. The ride, which is already the biggest mass-start event in North America, is held in Levi’s hometown of Santa Rosa, California. On October 1, 2011, the cyclists
By Kevin Rouse America’s newest stage race is already shaping up into one of the premiere stage races on the worldwide racing calendar. The first teams to sign on for the seven-day stage race in August are: BMC Racing, Garmin-Cervelo, HTC-Highroad, Liquigas-Cannondale and Team RadioShack. It comes as little surprise that among the first teams
Riding Andy Schleck’s Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL 3 By Yuri Hauswald Ever wondered what it would be like to inherit the vehicles of iconic names associated with speed? What would it be like to drive Mario Andretti’s Formula One racecar, or Chuck Yeager’s Bell X-1, the experimental aircraft he used to be the first to
By: Colin Meagher The fat lady sang in Portland, and it was a helluva show. Consistent winds and clear skies overnight dried the track out and made it considerably faster for day two’s racing. And while the day was chilly, the beaming sunshine and lack of wind made for much more hospitable racing. Not typical
By: Ryan LaBar It’s hardly a secret that, when the mercury starts to drop, experienced riders often fill their bottles with flat Coca-Cola. Nuun recognized this, and added a caffeinated cola flavored option to its line of electrolyte replacement drinks. Nuun has accomplished the hearty but clean cola flavor that cold-weather riders tend to crave
Brian Lopes hardly needs an introduction. He has been crowned a world champion four times, world cup champion six times and national champion nine times for DS/4X and/or DH mountain biking. He’s also won the Crankworx Air DH (video below) an impressive six times. In other words Lopes is known for this gravity-fueled mountain biking