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Photo gallery: Tech highlights from the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is the premier road racing event in the United States. and many teams pull out all the stops in terms of equipment. CyclingTips U.S. tech editor James Huang scoured the pits at the start in San Diego and came away with a few gems, including gold-plated Speedplay pedals, new tools from Feedback …

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Adventure, empowerment, change: Videos that will make you want to get in the saddle and ride

  We all need a little bit extra motivation from time to time. Maybe the weather is crappy, maybe you’re tired or maybe you just don’t feel like getting on the bike today. Luckily, the bike industry has really been stepping up their women’s advertising game lately, and there are some really cool videos floating …

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Pro bike: Peter Stetina’s custom-painted Trek Émonda SLR

It wasn’t long ago that some questioned whether Peter Stetina would return to the sport after shattering his kneecap at the 2015 Pais Vasco, but the Trek-Segafredo rider now has a shot at the Amgen Tour of California podium, thanks to some dedicated recovery with months of hard training, a new team, and a shiny new Trek …

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Photo gallery: Giro d’Italia time trial tech

With two time trials down at this year’s Giro d’Italia the race is starting to hot up. We had a trip around the pits to check out what new time trial kit was being used. Some of the standout tech came from French bike manufacturer Lapierre (FDJ was on a new steed) and wheel brand …

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What I learned from riding 440 miles in 4 days for advocacy

At the beginning of the month, a few dozen riders set out from Asheville, North Carolina, to ride 440 miles over four days in the name of bicycle advocacy.   With a goal to raise funds and awareness, this advocacy effort, called Ride on Atlanta, is led by former professional cyclist and PeopleforBikes advocate Tim Johnson, who …

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2017 Trek Domane SLR: full tech details and first impressions

Trek didn’t just launch a new bike when it debuted the Domane endurance platform in 2012; it introduced a groundbreaking way to increase rider comfort with its innovative IsoSpeed ‘decoupler’ — a mechanical pivot at the seat cluster that allows the entire seatmast and seatpost to flex much more under load than a more traditionally …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Luis Leon Sanchez wins opener of Tour of the Basque Country; Giorgia Bronzini wins the GP Dottignies; Bannan – Matthews considering targeting the cobbled Classics in the future; Peter Sagan on his Tour of Flanders win – ‘This is something special’; 2017 Trek Domane SLR – full tech details …

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Safety meeting: women from Trek, Specialized set aside competition in the name of advocacy

On March 30, representatives from Specialized and Trek will join former professional cyclist Tim Johnson and close to 30 of his friends and fellow cycling industry folk to ride hundreds of miles, across three states, to visit some of the least bike-friendly communities in the U.S. The goal? To spread awareness about safe roads and raise …

Bo knows the Tour de France: ‘Those guys are real athletes’

During the 1980s, Bo Jackson was arguably the best athlete on the planet, balancing stellar careers in the National Football League, with the Los Angeles Raiders, and in Major League Baseball, with the Kansas City Royals. Today, among other pursuits, he puts his name behind a charity bike ride, Bo Bikes Bama, created to raise …

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New 2017 Trek Domane revealed beneath Fabian Cancellara at Strade Bianche

Trek’s cushy Domane endurance bike has been an undeniable sales hit since it was first introduced in 2012 – and now there’s an all-new version on the horizon that looks to offer an even smoother ride that’s better balanced, too. ISOSPEED v2.0 Cancellara’s bike doesn’t look all that different in profile at first glance but …

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