The word in the European peloton this year was that summer happened in November and winter came back for March and April. Races like Milano-Sanremo and Ghent-Wevelgem were hammered by snow and sub-zero temperatures. Read the rest of this entry »
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The Giro d’Italia is a race known for epic mountain battles on climbs like the Passo di Gavia and the Passo di Stelvio. To celebrate this iconic race and its always exciting fight for the Maglia Rosa, Castelli and Strava are challenging you to ride the combined distance of stages 10, 14, 15, 19 and 20 from this year’s race. Read the rest of this entry »
Only a few people see the amount of work the Garmin-Sharp Team’s mechanics do to get the riders ready for racing or training. For every hour of racing, there’s a full day put into ordering parts, handling logistics, building bikes and driving vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the first memory you have involving a bicycle?
When I was seven or eight years old I went with my father and his friends on this ride. I had a not as nice bike. [Ed. A little bike?] Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on April 11th, 2013 in CASTELLI TRI, NEWS | No Comments »
Alessandro Fabian, the Italian pro triathlete has secured a long term sponsorship deal with Castelli.
“I’m really happy that Castelli has confirmed,” said Alessandro Fabian, “Both because it is an innovative company that is constantly researching Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on April 9th, 2013 in MY FAVORITE PRODUCT, NEWS | 3 Comments »
The BodyPaint 2.0 bibshorts are partially the result of feedback from our professional cycling teams, and up close there’s no denying this is a high-end performance piece. They’re a warm weather garment with a very low cut front and a nice airy mesh in back between the straps. Read the rest of this entry »
Paris-Roubaix is well known as a new product test lab. Despite the obvious challenge the cobbles present, the most recent focus has been on new aerodynamic products. The theory behind this is, make your move on the cobbles, Read the rest of this entry »
The 25-year-old Peter Stetina, Garmin-Sharp, rode and completed his second Giro d’Italia in 2012 playing a crucial support role in the mountains for Hesjedal. Stetina himself has worn the best young rider jersey at this Giro, Read the rest of this entry »
The 111th edition of the Queen of the Classics, Paris-Roubaix, which will set off from Compiègne this coming Sunday, April 7th, and feature twenty-seven sections of cobbles – the feared Pavé du Nord – adding up to a total of 52.6km. Read the rest of this entry »