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A Tour De France Historic for Shimano

Athletes using Shimano components have conquered yellow, green shirts, red and white polka dots, plus wins in the 21 stages of the test

The 104 edition of the Tour de France, the world’s most famous cycling test was an unprecedented achievement for Shimano, a world-leading company in the market for cycling components: each of the 2017 TDF steps, as well as the main ratings, were won by cyclists using Japanese brand components. Continue reading

Disc Brakes Temporarily Banned from Professional Road Cycling Competitions

The UCI suspended the disc brakes after the incident that injured a pilot in paris-roubaix

Harald Tiedemann Hansen, president of the UCI Equipment Commission, confirmed that the UCI will suspend the use of disc brakes in professional races after Francisco Ventoso suffered a deep cut by falling on the rear brake disc of another cyclist in Paris-Roubaix , Reported Procycling.no. Ventoso unloaded his anger on the disc brakes in a personal letter distributed by the Movistar team. Continue reading

Tips for Pedaling

Using a bicycle is a good investment, not only for the environment (non-polluting vehicle), but above all for the health of the user. Cycling is one of the best forms of physical activity. Pedaling exercises the cardio respiratory system and imposes less stress on the joints, and can help burn from 400 to 700 kcal. It is a very economic form of physical activity, because if the individual owns a bicycle the activity is free and can be done anytime and anywhere! Continue reading

Road Cycling-Inexplicable Passion

The beginning nothing friendly

When I started pedaling, I went straight to the practice of mountain biking. Mountain biking changed my life, my values, dreams, goals. Totally focused on the sport I’ve been wanting to improve my performance. Experienced and insistent friends guided me to train with road bike (synonyms: speed or road bicycle). Continue reading