Tour of California Road Shoe Wrap
THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Snow in Tahoe, strange expo venues away from the course and a mountaintop finish up Mt. Baldy brought a different flavored Amgen Tour of California to the west coast this year. One thing was the same as the biggest news of the week came away from the course and off-the-bike...
Bont Crono shoes banned by UCI
International cycling race governing body UCI has banned Bont’s Crono shoe from all races. The shoe manufacturer was informed by email in April. UCI rules state that “non-essential items of clothing designed to influence the performances of the rider” are prohibited and forbidden. Bont’s...
Bicycle Routes on Google Maps
In the United States, Google Maps now beginning to offer step-by-step bicycling directions, bike paths displayed directly on the map, and a new layer that overlays trails, bike lanes, and prominent cycling-friendly roads for safer riding. The new service allows you to map turn by turn cycling directions,...
Contador gets a new pair of shoes and pedals
LOOK, manufacturer of an elite line of clipless pedals and carbon fiber racing frames, has announced that the company will use Alberto Contador in an advertising campaign starting in July 2009. Contador rode the LOOK KéO 2 MAX pedal in this year’s Tour, including a yellow painted version of the superlight...
Tour de France Video: 2010 Boa S1 Lacing System premieres
custom kicks complete with a bull's eye...David Millar and his wicked-hot custom Specialized S-Works shoes took center stage courtesy of Versus’ coverage of the Tour de France. (If only we could all have custom shoes and lettering like the pro’s do.) But what matters most in these shoes...
2003 Tour de France video: Armstrong loses his pedal on the Tourmalet
Johan Bruyneel’s reaction was, “When Lance crashed, I thought it was over.” That was 2003, now as the 2009 Tour de France welcomes Lance Armstrong back into the peloton let’s take a quick look back and remember a past pedal mishap in racing history. Shoes seldom play a role in...
Paris-Roubiax Pro’s Shoe Tech
Not a lot of supreme exclusive tech at the Queen of the Classics but when I found this photo I couldn’t resist. You might expect to find crazy toe booties or mud flaps a’la Garmin’s Mike “Meatball” Friedman. No avail. Only this image I ripped from Cyclingnews.com. A good...
Lance Armstrong wears Black
For as long as I can remember white has been the appropriate color while riding in the Pro peloton. White bar tape, white frame, and white jersey – white is the apropos color in road cycling. As if it were as fashionable as white tie attire at a wedding, wearing a white shoe is the popular choice for...
The Nike Conundrum
I’ve ridden Shimano shoes most of my cycling life. Ever since they started making them. I rode Nike shoes too, some even back in the 80s. It’s always been a money thing because Nikes tend to always be about five or ten dollars more. The last pair of Nike cycling shoes I owned was during the Lance...
Clipless Pedal Cleat Replacement
these clipless pedal cleats need replacement Shoe cleats last a long time and don’t require much maintenance but they need to be kept them screwed on tight. If they become loose on a ride you run the risk of loosing them and nothing can be a bigger bummer than limping home one-footed. Plus the strain...
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