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Cyclo-Sunday: Cross Shoes the Pro’s Wear

Cyclo-Sunday: Cross Shoes the Pro’s Wear
LOS ANGELES – Local cyclists in Southern California got an extra treat the weekend after Halloween. And it was more than daylight savings giving everyone an extra hour of snooze-time as world-class Cyclocross racers showed up in Griffith Park for some UCI points. By nature cyclocross is...

Greg Minnaar FiveTen Freeride MTB shoes

Greg Minnaar FiveTen Freeride MTB shoes
In May 2010 FiveTen will be offering freeriders a new clipless pedal shoe called the Minnaar. While they may be white these Minnaar shoes are telling me to steal them. Despite the Minnaar name on the Velcro strap in these prototypes the final versions will remain sleek and nameless. The Minnaar’s...

Professional Race Shoes: the US Pro XCT Elite

Professional Race Shoes: the US Pro XCT Elite
Geoff Kabush (Team Maxxis/Rocky Mountain) adjusts himself to the race conditions FONTANA, CA – The US National Mountain Bike Race Series kicked off in Southern California this weekend just an hour and a half outside Los Angeles in the industrial belly of Fontana, California. The Spring weather...

Interbike: Northwave’s Natural Wood Insoles

Interbike: Northwave’s Natural Wood Insoles
LAS VEGAS – When I wondered into the Northwave expo at Interbike and I was amazed by the wall of shoes before me. Northwave had quite an impressive display completely covering a wall with shoes for 2010. When Jim Wyker greeted me he slipped a pair of 2010 Aerlite S.B.S. on my feet and...

Interbike: Sidi Spider SRS Cyclocross and MTB Shoe

Interbike: Sidi Spider SRS Cyclocross and MTB Shoe
LAS VEGAS – Sidi debuted a new mountain bike shoe at Interbike that has the Sidi representatives glowing with excitement. The Sidi Spider SRS is below the familiar top-end Dragon 2 Carbon in the performance pecking order, but it doesn’t skimp on features and it may find an important...

Armstrong Wins Leadville

Armstrong Wins Leadville
LEADVILLE, CO – Rain, hail and muddy trail conditions did not slow down the seven-time Tour de France champ. Armstrong broke the course’s time record by nearly 20 minutes crossing the line on a flat tire. Armstrong wore silver Nike mountain bike shoes and black socks. This was a stark contrast...

Sidi Shoes and American Distributor to Part Ways

Sidi Shoes and American Distributor to Part Ways
Veltec Sports of Boulder, Colorado will no longer be the exclusive distributor of the Sidi shoes in the United States. The breakup comes from Veltec’s growing relationship with Lake Cycling. Veltec offers a conglomerate of products for local bike shops and online retailers. Sidi Sport is the maker...

2009 Shimano AM40 All-Mountain Enduro Shoes

2009 Shimano AM40 All-Mountain Enduro Shoes
These little jumpers are a classic case of when not to judge a shoe by its cover. They do look slightly quirky – even a funny. The time saved on styling definitely went into putting together a well thought-out rider. There is a raised and padded inner ankle protector and a protective pad over the...

Sidi Shoe Distributor Reduces Retail Prices in United States

Sidi Shoe Distributor Reduces Retail Prices in United States
You might see something unexpected the next time you are shopping for cycling shoes – lower prices on Sidi. There is planned reduction in overall pricing on Sidi shoes as early as this spring. Veltec Sports distributes Sidi shoes in North America and plans to offset the turbulent economic climate...

Learn how to ride clipless pedals

Learn how to ride clipless pedals
I was in my local bike shop today and overheard a new trick for learning to ride clipless pedals. It was to learn to ride with one clipless pedal and one regular flat pedal first. Then only add the second pedal when you get confident enough to control exiting from the first. The tip made me rethink...
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