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Fizik Gobi XM Saddle 2009

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If you’re looking for a comfortable, technologically-advanced saddle, the Fizik Gobi XM Saddle 2009 may be a good choice. This saddle utilizes Wing Flex technology energy slots inserted in the side, which flexes and responds to your weight changes. It is very comfortable, and it also features and upswept rear, which gives you more support when climbing. The Fizik Gobi XM Saddle 2009 weighs 252 grams, and the saddle rails are made with titanium. The Fizik Gobi XM Saddle 2009 retails for $144.32, and you can purchase it at wiggle.

Via BikeRadar….

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Pro Cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke Died of Natural Causes, Senegalese Doctor Says

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Following the autopsy of pro cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke, we now know that he tragically died of natural causes. More specifically, a double pulmonary embolism, as well as a pre-existing heart condition, says the Senegalese pathologist. Vandenbroucke had gone to Senegal with his friend, fellow cyclist Fabio Polazzi. Senegalese police have arrested three people on Tuesday in Thies for stealing Mr. Vandenbroucke’s money, two cell phones, and a watch. The three people were Seynabou Diop, the prostitute who was with Vandenbroucke in his hotel room that night, her pimp, and also the taxi driver who took Diop to meet Frank on that Sunday. Vandenbroucke’s autopsy also revealed injection marks in his left arm. The police also found alcohol, drugs, and syringes in Frank’s hotel room. His body will be sent to Belgium in the next few days, with a funeral date…

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Hincapie Sportswear – R3 Performance Compression wear

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Hincapie Sportswear has added a collection of compression garments called R3 Performance Compression to enhance a cyclist’s racing performance and aid in his or her recovery process. The mantra behind Hincapie’s new product is “Ride Recover Repeat” – hence the name R3. The line up includes compression tights for men and women (MSRP $99.99), compression leg presses (MSRP $49.99), and compression socks (MSRP $29.99). For the 2010 racing season, the cycling apparel maker will be equipping Team BMC Racing with its R3 apparel….

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Bontrager RXL Road Shoes

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When you’re looking for cycling shoes, you’re looking for something durable, lightweight, and comfortable, like the Bontrager RXL Road Shoes. They are made with high-end carbon, with a gold-level unidirectional carbon sole. The Bontrager RXL Road Shoes feature an external molded heel cup to provide ventilation and prevent heel slip. They also feature a 3-hole “Look Style” cleat attachment, and an additional Keo memory slot. Putting the Bontrager RXL Road Shoes is very easy with the buckle and 2 straps fastening system. A molded EVA pad on the top strap helps relieve pressure on the mid foot. The Bontrager RXL Road Shoes retail for $229.99, and you can purchase them at the Trek online store….

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RadioShack Team Gets ProTour License

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Lance Armstrong‘s new team, RadioShack, gets awarded a four-year ProTour license by the International Cycling Union, or UCI. The license is good for 2010 through 2013, and it allows them entry into all ProTour events. The RadioShack team will begin racing in January at the Tour Down Under in Australia. Other possible early races for Armstrong and RadioShack may be the Tour of Murcia, La Fleche Wallonne, Paris-Nice, and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. The confirmed members of team RadioShack so far are Levi Leipheimer, Sergio Paulinho, Janez Brajkovic, Chris Horner, Bjorn Selander, Sam Bewley, Markel Irizar, Jose Luis Rubiera, Daryl Impey, Ivan Rovny, Ben Hermans, Gert Steegmans, Yaroslav Popovych, and GrĂ©gory Rast.

Via CyclingNews….

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Specialized BG Gel Glove Long Finger

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Gloves are important for cyclists in many ways. They keep the hands comfortable while protecting them from the elements at the same time. The Specialized BG Gel Glove Long Finger does that and more. They eliminate hand numbness with soft BG Gel foam on all palm pressure points. A micro-width VELCRO closure allows for unrestricted wrist movement. A really cool feature of the Specialized BG Gel Glove Long Finger is its soft Microwipe thumb, which allows you to wipe away sweat. The Specialized BG Gel Glove Long Finger retail for $40, you can purchase them at the Specialized online store….

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2010 Tour De France Route Unveiled

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This past Wednesday, the 2010 Tour de France route has been unveiled. 2010′s race begins on July 3rd in Rotterdam and ends on July 25th in Paris. There is going to be one prologue, nine flat stages, six high mountain stages, and four medium mountain stages. However, this year, there will be only three mountain top finishes, only one individual time trial, with no team time trials. The 2010 Tour de France will cover a total of 3,590 kilometers. Below is a list of the Tour’s stages:

Prologue, July 3, Rotterdam – Rotterdam individual time trial, 8km

Stage 1, July 4, Rotterdam – Bruxelles, 224km

Stage 2, July 5, Bruxelles – Spa, 192km

Stage 3, July 6, Wanze – Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, 207km

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