Tour of Flanders to trial disc brakes?
CyclingTips understands from various industry sources that talks are in place with the UCI to trial disc brakes in the WorldTour peloton, possibly as soon as the Tour of Flanders 2015.
The Week in Bike #53 – The Season Arc
Road season’s just getting going while cyclocross prepares for that last big bang. The circle of life, really, but with more awkward—especially where sprinting results, footed fencing, and US Weekly are concerned. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.
BikeBug: How one Aussie bike shop is competing against the big brands
It’s no secret that many local bike shops in Australia are struggling to make ends meet. Last month one of Sydney’s largest bike shops closed their doors owing half a million dollars to creditors. On the opposite end of the spectrum, brothers Frank and Rocky Fortuna have built their BikeBug brand to be a success […]
Movers and Shakers: Rochelle Gilmore smooths path for Australia’s female cyclists
Rochelle Gilmore’s Australian summer break has turned out to be anything but relaxing. The 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has kept up the pace off the bike in an ongoing effort to smooth the path to the top-level of the sport for riders from her home country. Gilmore, who founded international professional women’s road cycling […]
Introducing Ella CyclingTips
Well we’re finally here. Our Sister Site “Ella” has launched today and myself and the rest of the team couldn’t be more excited at the prospects ahead. It’s been been a lot of work in the background over the past few months and today the real work begins. Simply put, “Ella” is Spanish for “Her”. […]
A ride with Shimano neutral service at the 2015 Tour Down Under
Unless you’re paying close attention, you’re unlikely to spot neutral service vehicles while watching bike races on TV. Their job is to stay out of the way until needed, and when they are needed their job is to get in and get out as quickly as possible. It’s a largely thankless task, but one that […]