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Miguel Dixini Is Fourth in 2nd Stage of 1st Stage

After complicated race, dixini made room and other brazilians got involved in an accident getting out of the big final.

The Brazilian BMX team played on Sunday (22), the second phase of the first stage of the South American BMX Championship, which this year will be held in four stages, each stage being divided into two phases (round 1 and 2). The Brazilian Miguel Dixini was the best of the selection in the second phase to win the fourth position. Continue reading

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

Volta CiclÍStica Internacional Do RS Will Have 12 National Teams

Teams from four states will be competing for points for the world ranking

The second edition of the International Cycling Tour of Rio Grande do Sul will be gathering 20 teams from nine countries. The cyclists will face five stages between April 8 and 12, traveling 855km between several cities in Rio Grande do Sul. The start will be held in Sapiranga and the closure in São Francisco de Paula. Continue reading

Ciclofaixa Is Option to “Relax” After Returning to School

Resumption of the school year brings young people back to day to day of studies, works, exams, tasks and Ciclofaixa can be “escape” for the stress of everyday.

School vacations are coming to the end. The restart of the school year, however, does not serve as an excuse for children, teenagers and young people to stop practicing healthy and outdoor activities. The Ciclofaixa of leisure, consolidated as one of the main programs of Ribeirão-Pretano on the weekends, will continue as an option for families throughout the second semester. Continue reading

Associations and Entities of Cyclists Responds to Against MPE

Response to the injunction request, made by the state public prosecution service, to stop work on bicycle lanes.

The Ciclocidade – Association of Urban Cyclists of São Paulo, along with the organizations mentioned below, express their indignation at the request to stop work on the implantation of the cycling system of the city of São Paulo, an action created by the State Public Ministry (MPE) 3rd Prosecutor of Justice for Housing and Urbanism – through the promoter Camila Mansour Magalhães da Silveira. 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

It Happened at Dawn: the First Edition of Pedal Owl

Friends exchange the rest of the holiday for a night stroll along the rural roads of jaboticabal and region.

Organized by the Catraca Jaboticabal cycling group, the event brought together about 90 people. Groups of cyclists from Monte Alto, Guariba, Barrinha, Dumont and Pradópolis joined the bikers of Jaboticabal and made one of the largest rural walks in recent years. Continue reading

The Benefits of Bicycle Riding

Cycling is a great cardiovascular exercise that strengthens the heart. In addition, the involvement of muscles and joints is maximal in number and intensity. It is scientifically demonstrated that the intensity of exercise performed when riding a bicycle brings excellent health benefits. Pedaling for at least half an hour will train the quadriceps to the maximum and tone and harden the glutes. The greatest benefits of cycling are related to the fact that it is possible to exercise the upper part (chest, back, shoulders) and the lower part of the body (thighs, buttocks, calves). The greatest benefits of cycling occur when there is regularity. Those who go to work daily by bicycle enjoy greater health advantages than those who practice sports only on weekends. With a few minutes of daily cycling, you can enjoy better health. Continue reading

Know the Biciculture

Bicicultura, the largest national meeting of mobility for cycling and cycling, takes place between May 26 and 29, 2016 in São Paulo. Organized by civil society, it seeks to be the greatest exponent of the bicycle in all its aspects: cultural, social, political, artistic, economic and environmental. Continue reading

Crossing of the Swiss Northeastern

Red Sea and Garanhuns are towns located in the area of the Mata de Alagoas and in the rugged Pernambuco. Both are differentiated from other cities northeastern by cold weather and low temperatures, mainly in winter, and are known as the “Swiss” Alagoas and Pernambuco. There are the famous winter festivals in July, with various musical attractions, cultural events and gastronomy. Our pedal also made a bridge for good advice, already in the hinterland of Pernambuco, where we close a triangle with the three microclimates of the northeastern region: The Sertão, the rugged and the Mata. Continue reading

Charles Zimmermann’s New Book Tells a Bicycle Trip’s Adventures

Work will be launched Thursday at the bookstores catarinense do neumarkt shopping, in blumenau.

Two faces in half print the cover of the new book of the Santa Catarina’s Charles Zimmermann. Divided in half, the photographs suggest that the women portrayed there are the same person. The reader hardly knows that they are 8,000 kilometers apart. The discrepancy, says the author, is purposeful: despite the distance, he wanted to show that we are all the same. And it was precisely the belief in equality that led to Travessia – 747 Bicycle Days for the World, a work that synthesizes the art of reviewing and discovering what exists on the other side of the globe. The launch in Blumenau is scheduled for 19:30 on Thursday at the Neumarkt Shopping Bookstores in Santa Catarina. Continue reading

Brazilian Bmx Female Selection Is Contemplated with Cbc Exchange Project

Athletes embarked on tuesday (24) to the united states, where they join with the men’s team.

Under the auspices of the Brazilian Cycling Confederation (CBC) Exchange Project, sponsored by the Federal Savings Bank, the Brazilian BMX girls embarked on Tuesday (24) for the Chula Vista Olympic Center in the United States, where they join With the men’s team, who embarked in early February, and initially will remain until July. Continue reading

Registration Open for Second Stage of CIMTB Levorin

The second leg of the Levantin International Mountain Bike Cup (CIMTB Levorin), in São João del-Rei, is open. The event will take place between May 13 and 15, at the Tancredo Neves Campus of the Federal University of São João del-Rei (UFSJ). This year’s entries go until May 6 (Friday), which is a novelty. To register, the athlete must access the CIMTB website and go to the ‘Make your registration’ link. Continue reading

Monark 10

In the rediscovery of the most classical cycling modalities, the Speed, which came with the release of Callus 10 at the beginning of the 70 years, as was usual among competitors, the Monark could not be oblivious to the promising market that opened in the country. It came with the Crescent line, Positron and Monark 10, being the “10” a simpler model, but more than the Sprint of callus because of its mounting components such as the currency exchange, brakes and levers of change. In this case, the Shimano Tourney group made all the difference before the geniuses “Dimosil” of the competitor. Continue reading

Last Days to Guarantee Vacancy at Opening of CIMTB Levorin

Cyclists and mountain runners willing to take part in the first leg of the Levorin International Mountain Bike Cup should rush. Entries are only available until Sunday (1/3), on the official competition website,  out site ning of the main MTB competition in Latin America from March 6 to 8 at the Tauá Grande Hotel in Araxá (MG) will bring together athletes from around the world, with ten countries already confirmed. Continue reading

Refugees Receive Bicycles to Facilitate Mobility

Refugees from several countries that live in the Federal District received today (10) 34 bicycles to facilitate their movement through urban spaces. The bicycles are used and have been repaired for donation by the non-governmental organization (NGO) Rodas da Paz. The project is done in partnership with the United Nations Agency for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Migrations and Human Rights Institute (IMDH), an NGO that helps migrants. Continue reading