Spotted: 2016 Specialized Venge

Cycling: 79th Tour of Swiss 2015 / Stage 5 
Specialized Venge Bike Velo Fiets / CAVENDISH Mark (GBR)/ 
Unterterzen - Solden 2669m (237,3km)/ 
Tour de Suisse Ronde van Zwitserland TDS / Rit Etape / © Tim De Waele

Specialized’s Race Winning Aero Platform Gets a Makeover Specialized has become the third company in recent weeks to show off a new aero bike in the run up to the Tour de France.  Trek Factory Team riders were spotted on a new Trek Madone at the Criterium de Dauphine while a new Scott Foil was spotted in the Orica-GreenEdge pits

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Spotted: 2016 Scott Foil

pro bikes

Scott’s Aero Bike Gets a Small Makeover for 2016 Trek isn’t the only company showing off what is in store for 2016 this week.  Ahead of stage 1 of the Tour de Suisse, a new Scott Foil was spotted in the Orica-GreenEdge pits being ridden by Swiss rider Michael Albasini.  The 2016 Scott Foil sports some minor changes and a

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New Bike: 2013 Kona Hei Hei Deluxe

2013 kona hei hei deluxe

The Wannabe Racer Does Mountain Biking I got into cycling through mountain biking and this week I returned to those roots by purchasing a 2013 Kona Hei Hei Deluxe. I got my first mountain bike in 2010.  Its was a 2009 Rocky Mountain Fusion, a very capable hard tail.  I was the definition of a weekend warrior, riding to the

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New Bike: Scott Foil 20

Is There Anything Better Than a New Bike? Been a while since I have written anything but Christmas came a little late, or it was my birthday.  Either way, I officially have a new bike.  You might remember reading about the tragic death of my trusty old Rocky Mountain Turbo, while now it has officially been replaced. Say hello to

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A Funeral of Sorts

1998 Rocky Mountain Turbo

This week I got the unpleasant news that it maybe time to retire my trusty Rocky Mountain Turbo.  The reason: a bent derailleur hanger. A small problem but when you consider the characteristics of aluminum one that is not easy.  Aluminum is not a fan of being bent so bending the hanger back could result in one of two things:

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