Month: July 2005

Diadora Partners With Cannondale Bicycle

Sports shoe maker Diadora Invicta SpA has signed a global partnership deal with Cannondale Bicycle Corporation. The deal gives Cannondale exclusive distribution rights for Diadora cycling footwear in the North America and Japan markets and also incorporates co-branded cycling shoes in Europe. Franco Fasolato, Diadora’s managing director, said: “I am looking forward to working with…

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Video Bike Repair DVD-First Impression

Videobikerepair.com is a Godsend! This is the DVD that the bike shops do not want you to see. I received my DVD from the folks over at Videobikerepair.com and this little fella has made a great impression on me. If you’re anything like me, cheap. Then this is the DVD for you. I couldn’t believe…

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Bicyclists hit the road for tours of their own

As Lance Armstrong rolls toward a seventh Tour de France championship, area bicycle shops are seeing a resurgence of interest in road riding and road bikes. Road bikes are the specialty bikes with skinny tires and big price tags. They range in price from $500 to more than $6,000, with the average price more than…

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Londoners turn to bikes, scooters to commute

LONDON -€ Londoners are climbing onto bikes and scooters in growing numbers, choosing to brave snarled traffic with little more than a helmet rather than ride Underground trains and buses after two rounds of attacks. Cruising London on two wheels is not for the faint of heart: buses bear down on bikers, taxis cut off…

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Mountain Bike Repair on DVD

Another great company we’ve partnered up with is Videobikerepair.com. Here’s a description on what their DVD can do for you! This DVD video about mountain bike repair will set you free from the high costs of repairing your bike through bike shops! If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth a…

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Ibex Corrida LT

We’ve recently partnered up with Ibex Bicycles and we will be reviewing the Corrida LT. Here are the Specs: Details: Frame: Double-Butted 6061 aluminum tubing with sloping top-tube and aero downtube. The geometry is engineered to deliver a stable ride without sacrificing quick acceleration. The Corrida frame is compliant enough for long club rides and…

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Staying Cool While Commuting

1. Pick shorts for your ride that are comfortable and won’t get in the way. Stretch shorts have few seams and the tight fit keeps material from rubbing in all the wrong places. 2. Wear a breathable short-sleeved shirt. Biking jerseys are cool options and can be purchased in bright colors for higher visibility on…

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Electric Bike Kit-First Impression

The nice folks over at Wilderness Energy sent me the Electric Bike Conversion Kit to review. Yesterday, I received the packages and started going to town!   I unpacked the boxes and found all sorts of goodies!   I mounted the kit on my older Gary Fisher Tarpon. The whole thing only took about 20…

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