The Specialized Racing team wrapped up the 2012 UCI Cross Country Mountain Bike World Cup in Val d'Isere, France, on Saturday afternoon by winning the overall team standings.
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The company Benchmark Drives, known for developing high-end drive system components, will launch a new innovative drive system under the name "Neodrives" at Eurobike. The system, developed and produced in Germany, delivers several innovations with its new rear motor system.
Colnago has created a special limited edition Thomas Voeckler version of the C59 Italia Team Edition frame decorated with polka dots to celebrate the much-admired French rider’s success in the Tour de France mountain competition.
11 top end bikes pinched from Sprinter van: Jungle Products has been targetted in a smash and grab, with 11 Santa Cruz bikes, detailed below, stolen from a Sprinter Van.
His choice proved right as he crossed the line in first, earning the right to wear the National Champion’s jersey and giving SRAM XX1 its first win in a professional cross country race. Thanks to XX1 and the first wide range 1x specific drivetrain, his bike instantly became lighter.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has filed a motion asking a judge to dismiss Lance Armstrong's federal lawsuit that seeks to prevent the drug-fighting organization from pursuing doping charges against him.
After three exiting weeks and 3.500 km trough Belgium, Switzerland and France Bradley Wiggins brought the yellow jersey to Paris, winning ‘Le Tour’ for the first time. ‘Wiggo’ did this on a SHIMANO and PRO equipped bike, riding with Dura-Ace components & wheels and a PRO stem/handlebar combination.
Only seven days until the big event; just seven days to enjoy till the pleasure of enjoying up close a huge range of sports. London 2012 is starting on Friday, 27th July and the day after, cycling races begin. At 10 o’clock Saturday (28th July), all cyclist begin with a 250 kilometres-route at the Men’s Road Race.
If Trek was looking for more space to showcase its 2013 products to European retailers when it opted out of Eurobike this year, it certainly found what it was looking for.