BIKE & GEAR
EuroBike 2011: The Non-Road Good Stuff
A closer look at the other bikes and bits on show
First up we have Crank Brothers and their pride and joy for the new season, the Cobalt wheel range. The Cobalt wheelsets come in three versions, the 11/ 29, the 3/ 29 and the 2/ 29. The Cobalt 11/ 29 set comes in at a very l...
EuroBike 2011: Road Bike Stuff
More of the endless shiny things on display
Northwave’s top-of-the-line Extreme shoes weigh in at an extremely low 198gr and look pretty spiffing at the same time, using the Astana blue in the version shown here. With a carbon sole that is just 60g, most of the savings in we...
EuroBike: Quirky Bikes Part 2
More gems from the biggest bike show on earth
First up here are these beauties from Japanese tube producer that graced the EuroBike show with their presence and had many a bike fan drooling. The blue time trial bike is available as an OEM frame, named the Impetus. It looks 80s retro...
MCipollini Range Makes Mark at EuroBike
Muscle and tone define the Lion King’s bikes
Not unlike the man who lends these bikes their name, the MCipollini bikes had a commanding presence at the recent EuroBike show. Fully embracing modernity, the bikes in the range may not be to everyone’s taste but they certainly ma...
EuroBike 2011: Quirky Bikes Part 1
RetroVelo, Felt, and Ice having a little fun
Amongst all the speed machines and the rather awesome MTBs on show at the recent EuroBike exhibition, there were some wonderful bikes built to appeal to a rather more gentile form of cycling, a cruising around town on a Sunday afternoon ...
Euro Bike Hot Stuff: Clothing & Bags
Castelli, Brooks and Basil cutting a fine figure on the show floor
One of the world’s biggest bike clothing brands, Castelli had a large booth at the recent EuroBike show. Their San Remo SpeedSuit is the same worn by Johann Van Summeren when he won Paris-Roubaix earlier this year. The suit combine...
In-Depth Look from Euro Bike: Specialized
Special stuff from Specialized
One of the largest and most comprehensive stands at EuroBike 2011 was the Specialized booth. Exhibiting an impressive range of bikes - everything from TT, road, MTB town and women’s bikes - Specialized not only had the usual ...
EuroBike 2011 First Look: Vittoria's 2012 Range
Vittoria's shoes catch the eye amongst the herd
Vittoria have now a range of shoes that encompasses everything from the high level racer shoes shown here first, to intermediate and beginner level road shoes, as well as these rather fetching and funky town shoes that would look great w...
Recommended Website! The Sufferfest
Find indoor training boring? Most of us do. No matter how many cycling DVDs you load up or how many of your favorite tunes you stuff into your MP3 player, the boredom eventually gets to you and you find yourself constantly checking your ...