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Zdenek Stybar Wins Spanish World Cup Round

zdenek stybar wins spanish world cup round   Zdenek Stybar Wins Spanish World Cup Round

Zdenek Stybar has won the fifth round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup today in Igorre, Spain. Following behind Stybar were the Belgians Niels Albert and Sven Nys. American cyclist Jonathan Page made it into the top 10 with a nice 8th place finish. Niels Albert, the current world cyclocross champion, is leading the series with 370 points. Stybar is just five points behind. Third overall in the series is Klaas Vantornout, with 279 points. The sixth round will be held on December 20th in Kalmthout, Belgium.

Via Velo News….

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e*thirteen Launches XCX Chain Guide

ethirteen launches xcx chain guide   e*thirteen Launches XCX Chain Guide

e*thirteen has finally launched the XCX Chain Guide, a product that came from sales director Jonas Mikolayunas. The e*thirteen XCX Chain Guide can be used on mountain bikes and cyclocross bikes, and what it does is allow a single chainring transmission and you do not have to worry about the chain falling without the use of freeride or DH. Highlights are easy to change chains and chainrings, only weighing 56 grams, 1.5 mm backplate spacing with provided 0.5 mm spacers, and the Gear range is 32T – 42T. Your choice of black or white.

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Gargoyles The Cardinal Cycling Sunglasses

gargoyles cardinal cycling sunglasses   Gargoyles The Cardinal Cycling Sunglasses

The Gargoyles The Cardinal Cycling Sunglasses combines top-tier performance and features in a price package that’s difficult to match. Toric Curve Lens allows light to transmit directly to the eye. No refraction, no distortion. Precision-molded and hand-finished, the design provides 210° of seamless wraparound protection, plenty of room considering our own peripheral vision is only 180°.

The Cardinal also incorporates Gargoyles’ Ballistic Defense technology into their lenses, making them 5-6 times more impact resistant than regular polycarbonate lenses. Developed from a superior blend of polymers by Carl Zeiss Vision®, the Gargoyles Ballistic Defense lenses are designed for military, safety and sport applications and exceed all ISO and ANSI test standards, as well as the MIL-STD 622 ballistic test, which consists of stopping a .22 caliber bullet at 20 feet.

Adjustable, nose pads with a stainless steel core help to create a custom fit, making the Cardinal a great…

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Bell Sequence Cycling Helmet

bell sequence cycling helmet   Bell Sequence Cycling Helmet

The Bell Sequence Cycling Helmet is built specifically for cross-country, mountain, and trail use. It features a painted VPV 15-degree adjustable visor and an in-mold with extended full coverage around the helmet’s rear. The TAG, or Twin Access Gear fit system, keeps the Bell Sequence Cycling Helmet securely in place for maximum safety and protection. The Bell Sequence Cycling Helmet meets CE EN178 certification. Purchase it at Wiggle for $119.50….

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Funny Video of Two People Talking About Cyclo-Cross

Here’s a funny video of two people talking about cyclo-cross, and comparing it to riding fixed gear bikes. Funny stuff, check it out!

Via Urban Velo.

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Fund for US Official Injured During Cyclo-Cross Event Established

fund for us official injured during cyclo cross race established   Fund for US Official Injured During Cyclo Cross Event Established

USA Cycling official Harry Lam was seriously injured during a cyclo-cross even last Saturday in Massachusetts, and is facing a long recovery. Lam was hit by a rider on accident while he was sprinting for the finish line, leaving Lam with a broken nose and head injury. He went into a medically induced coma for 24 hours, but was cleared for release from the hospital on Thursday. He will stay in Virginia with his extended family before he can leave to his home in Salt Lake City, Utah. Lam’s friend and fellow official, Randy Shafer, says “there are a lot of difficulties ahead for Harry and his family, between medical expenses, separation from the family, no work, etc. The New England Bicycle Racing Association (NEBRA) and other officials around the country have been working to set up a fund to assist Harry and his family….

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Raleigh SSCXWC Frameset Limited Edition

raleigh sscxwc frameset limited edition   Raleigh SSCXWC Frameset Limited Edition

Limited to 50, the Raleigh SSCXWC Frameset released today at 2:00 P.M. PST, and some are still available now. A quick rundown, 49 will release in brown with a EC90X fork and FSA headset. One lucky customer will receive a off white Raleigh SSCXWC Singlespeed frameset containing SHIMANO SSCX Dream groupo, Dura Ace Carbon Tubeless Wheelset, Chris King SS Cog, Dura Ace Crankset, Hutchinson Cross Tires, PRO Handlebar, Stem, and Seatpost. Retail price is $700.

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