New York, NY - Copenhagen and New York City have more in common than one might think. Over the last few years New York created more than 200 miles of bike lanes. Daily ridership is up—some estimates say it has nearly doubled since 2005. New York’s streets now include 482 miles of bike lanes, and a total of 1,800 miles are planned by 2030. In Copenhagen, 55% of commuters use a bicycle every day, and 37% of commuters crossing the city boundary do so by bike. Forty years ago Copenhagen was just as car-clogged as anywhere else, but today roughly
More compression jerseys & bibshorts, innovative materials, convertible jackets, and stylish designs highlight the Italian maker's newest Summer Collection Oxnard, CA. and Castel d'Ario, Italy – The 2012 Nalini Summer Collection of cycling apparel showcases new compression jerseys and bibshorts – the Nalini Compression line -- plus innovative “Quick-Burst” convertible jackets and jerseys, fabrics with ceramic fibers, fabrics from recycled plastic bottles, plus underwear, baselayers and accessories, announced Gianluca Caliari of Albabici. The Nalini 2012 Summer Collection is imported to the U.S. exclusively by Albabici, based in Oxnard, California. All Nalini apparel is designed and manufactured 100 percent in Italy.
Steamboat Springs, CO - While I have owned and ridden my fair share of bicycles over the years, I am embarrassed to to say that titanium has never been checked off on my dance card, that is until my recent trip out to Colorado to preview several of the stages of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge. After a brief tour through the Moots factory in Steamboat Springs, I set out with Rob Mitchell down River Road for a casual ride on the company's Vamoots CR. Not the lightest, stiffest or fastest steed in their barn, the Vamoots CR currently
Wilier Triestina and FSA Collaboration Increases Lateral Frame Stiffness by 30% Atlanta, GA – Wilier Triestina USA has officially announced new top model Zero.7 featuring BB386EVO, the new bottom bracket system Wilier designed in collaboration with component manufacturer Full Speed Ahead (FSA). The company will formally introduce the Zero.7 via video presentation, which will be available later today on the Wilier YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/WilierChannel. Wilier emphasized that innovation in the bicycle industry has been marked in recent years by fuller integration and improved standards. The company’s Cento1 and Cento1 Superleggera models, used by WorldTour ProTeam Lampre-ISD, have featured a proprietary
Admittedly, as a long-time Cannondale owner I was always skeptical of the aluminum frame maker's foray into carbon. But just as the company pushed the edges and perfected the manufacturing of aluminum bicycles, so too have they made their way in the lightweight world of carbon. Today, we take a closer look at Cannondale SuperSix HI-MOD ridden by Stage 5 winner, Liquigas-Cannondale's Peter Sagan. With a frame coming in at 890 grams, Sagan's SuperSix HI-MOD is kitted with a mixture of SRAM Red and FSA components. Cannondale's Hollowgram SL cranks and bottom bracket are outfitted with a Liquigas-Cannondale team edition
They say that all Ben King does is collect US National Championship jerseys. Well, now the 22-year old 2010 USPRO Road Race Champion has the matching bike to prove it. While the rest of Team RadioShack has been outfitted with a customized Amgen Tour of California creation by contemporary artist Shepard Fairey, King's bicycle receives the Stars and Stripes treatment. Kitted with SRAM's Red and Bontrager's XXX Lite components and wheels, Trek's flagship bicycle has been proportioned to make anyone who uses it to make a living smile. For more Bikes, Personalities and Scenes from the 2011 Amgen Tour of
"RoundTail" Design Revolutionizes Shock Absorption; Unveiling Takes Place at the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show San Diego, CA (CFEpr+) - Lou Tortola, an inventor and entrepreneur from Windsor, Canada, has created a revolutionary bicycle frame design that dramatically increases comfort, while retaining the lateral stiffness and pedaling efficiency of traditional diamond frame bicycles. Introducing The RoundTail An avid cyclist, Lou put in over 5000k (3000+ miles) on his road bike last year. He noticed that many cyclists were stopping riding, due to injuries and discomfort on long rides. One day, he had an epiphany. What if "straight to your bum"
The NEW Longboard Fender from SKS offers the best coverage on the planet The Longboard is available in 45mm profile to fit 700 x 28-37 wheels. The fender features a longer fender profile and 6” mudflap extension on both the front and rear to provide the maximum spray coverage possible. While most fenders offer coverage to keep the spray off of your face and shirt, the Longboard is designed to keep your feet dry and the crank arm, bottom bracket and chainrings clean. The Longboard has also been dramatically extended in the rear. No more taped on water bottles!! The
Aerodynamics Expert & Components Designer John Cobb Introduced Latest Products at Interbike Tyler, Texas – John Cobb announced the immediate availability of the latest addition to his line of Cobb Cycling saddles, the SHC road. The SHC, as well as the V-Flow, Plus, Max and HC170 models, can all be ordered through bike shops or purchased online at www.cobbcycling.com. At Interbike, in addition to showcasing the SHC and his other road/TT models, Cobb introduced his new series of off-road saddles comprised of the Plus DRT and SHC DRT. A play on the word “dirt”, each DRT model is designed to
Cruz Partners With Renowned Design Engineer Shane Fedon to Push the Limits of Bicycle Design and Technology Long Beach, CA – Antonio Cruz, One of America’s most prominent professional cyclists over the past two decades, today announced the launch of Cruz Industries, a new bicycle company focused on re-defining high-end bike innovation and design for professional cyclists as well as cycling enthusiast. Partnering with one of the industry’s top research and design engineers, Shane Fedon, the designer behind the lauded Fuji D6 tt/tri bike, and Fuji SST, as well as Rock Racing’s X-1/X-2 and 4815. Cruz will take aim at