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...
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...
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 Report: Time’s Booth and the Ulteam RS Carbon Cycling Shoe
LAS VEGAS – The Interbike Cycling Expo is not just a bike show, but also a big party close to the end of the racing calendar where the famous and infamous meet, rub shoulders and clink pint glasses of cold keg beer in celebration. The beer doesn’t start flowing until about 4:30 in the...
Will Lance Armstrong Create Team Nike?
Nike has seen plenty of profits with Armstrong The thought of a shoe company headlining a Pro Tour team might be closer than you think. Even if Lance Armstrong doesn’t win the Tour de France this year you can be assured he will be riding and racing in 2010. The major change we can expect that he...
Tom Boonen dresses Gladiator for Northwave Shoes
Another trip down shoe ad memory lane… Northwave shoes just a couple of years ago. Cycling Shoes Online also procured the actual transcript from the photo shoot too. We got it on eBay for a dollar. When we opened the box the seller had included musician Moby’s soul for free. NorthWave: So,...
riding with the old timer
as I was saying to Mertz this weekend, the LA area has a plethora of group rides almost every day of the week all year long – even when temperatures drop into the low 50s. the only thing that slows these rides is rain. but I haven’t done any of the weekday rides as I usually have employment...
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