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Castelli was back in the wind tunnel yesterday focusing again on London 2012, but this time with particular attention on the Paralympics with former world champion Fabrizio Macchi. Fabrizio spent the entire day testing equipment and positioning including some innovative new fabrics and patterning specific for his special needs. Read the rest of this entry »
The riders of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda have been reaping the aero benefits of the SanRemo SpeedSuit for over a year. They call it, the best kit ever made for road racing. Read the rest of this entry »
Team Garmin-Sharp today unveiled its 2013 kit from technical clothing supplier Castelli, which will be raced for the first time at the Tour Down Under. GPS leader Garmin and Castelli continue to ensure the team has the best electronics and clothing for the season, from the cold spring classics to the heat of France in July. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on December 29th, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments »
“We had our strongest season in the history of the team in 2012, with our first Grand Tour win at the Giro, and we’ll be looking to build on that success in 2013,” said Jonathan Vaughters, CEO, Slipstream Sports.
Go to our Facebook page and write who you think the rider on the photo is. You could be the lucky winner of a Team Garmin-Sharp kit.
Most overshoes are much of a muchness but the Nano’s have a few features that set them apart from the rest.
The lightweight, stretchy fabric is a much more supple than normal – you’re hardly aware you’re wearing them – and the polyurethane face is waterproof, unlike standard neoprene. Rain and spray can slowly soak in through the seam that joins the upper and lower sections – it’s not taped – but your feet will stay drier than normal in these. Even if water does get in, they still keep your feet reasonably warm, like most other overshoes.
You don’t get as much insulation as with thick neoprene, but the Nanos keep the wind off and allow your feet to heat up inside. There’s good coverage around the sole too with just small holes for your cleat and heel, and that makes a lot of difference. We’ve found them about right for autumn use and milder winter days, swapping to something more hardcore when the mercury dips below about 7°C. Read the rest of this entry »
On a dry day, the FLUIDO NANOFLEX WIND BIBTIGHT is a technical wonder—wind-protection, minimum seams, warm, stretchy and breathable. But when it starts to rain, the real magic kicks in. Read the rest of this entry »
The votes are in! Congratulations to Jesus-Velasco Camacho for winning the Facebook SanRemo Thermosuit competition. Castelli announced the winner on Friday, and already has some good feedback from Jesus on his first experiece with the Sanremo Thermosuit. Read the rest of this entry »
Autumn – Time for more relaxed riding in colorful natural world. As a hobby cyclist who also races every now and then, I often catch myself taking my riding a bit too seriously. Of course you usually follow a strategy and have an idea what training is needed to be competitive or reach specific goals. But at the end of the day, cycling is just a hobby for most of us – one of the best ones though! Read the rest of this entry »