As the weather gets colder and the rain begins to fall, it can be a little bit discouraging to get out and ride. That’s why Specialized comes through with the Eureka Element jersey, part of their fall/winter 2009 collection. The Specialized Fall/Winter 2009 Eureka Element Jersey winterweight Fieldsensor fabric, which gets rid of moisture, thus keeping the wearer warmer. The jersey also features Element soft shell protective panels with a water resistant nylon/spandex outer layer. The Specialized Fall/Winter 2009 Eureka Element Jersey retails for $160, head over to the Specialized online shop to purchase….
Unfortunately, the cycling world loses yet another professional, as pro cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke dies at the young age of 34. The information came via a source close to Frank, but they did not mention the cause of death. Vandenbroucke lived a troubled life, suffering from depression. Two years ago, he attempted suicide when his wife told him she was going to divorce him. He was on vacation in Senegal, where he was found dead in his hotel due to a pulmonary embolism. His uncle, Jean-Luc Vandenbroucke, a former racer himself, made the following comments:
“Sadly this has only partly come as a surprise, for we knew he was not doing too well. He was up and down, both in terms of his health and his morale. He left for Senegal on Sunday.”
Frank had been in some trouble in the past few…
Cyclists love to ride, no matter what time of day it may be. A lot of us enjoy night time rides, and lets not forget that its hard to see, not to mention unsafe, to ride at night with out lights on your bike. The Trek Ion Recharge Bike Headlight is a good choice; its a 1,500+ candlepower 1 Watt super bright white LED light. It features steady and flashing modes, with 9+ hours of runtime while on steady mode. The Trek Ion Recharge Bike Headlight also comes with a charger, so you can recharge it without having to buy batteries all the time. The Trek Ion Recharge Bike Headlight retails for $99.99, and you can buy it at the Trek online store….
2008 was the year that the Colnago EPS Road Bike first launched at the Tour de France. The Colnago EPS 2010 Road Bike continues it success today, with its lugged carbon frame which is made in Cambiago, Italy. It comes in 22 different sizes; 14 in a traditional geometry, and 8 in a sloped geometry. The C-HS1 Colnago Headset system is used. The fork of the Colnago EPS 2010 Road Bike uses a tapered carbon fork and seat post….
Here is yet another great road bike from Cinelli, the Willin’ SL 2010. It features a Columbus carbon SL monocoque frame and Columbus Tusk straight fork. A Shimano drivetrain and brakes are also featured on the Cinelli Willin’ SL 2010 Road Bike. The steering is provided by Cinelli Bianca Palm handlebars and a Cinelli Bianca stem. The tires used are Vittoria Rubino Pro and the wheels are Fulcrum Racing 5′s. A Prologo Nago saddle is featured as well….
The Rigida Taurus 2000 2009 Rims are neither heavy nor super light, but they are strong. To make things even better, the Rigida Taurus 2000 2009 Rims are available in both 32- and 36- spoke versions, with stainless steel spoke eyelets. The freedom of choice goes even further with the ability to use either Schrader tube valves or Presta-style tube valves. You can also choose between standard or tubeless wheels. The Rigida Taurus 2000 2009 Rims are retailing for $28.96.
The Giant TCR Alliance 2010 Road Bike utilizes Giant’s Alliance technology for the frame, which fuses composite with aluminum. The bike also features an advanced-grade composite alloy OverDrive Steerer fork, with Mavic CXP22 wheels and Michelin Lithion 2 tires. A SRAM Rival drivetrain gives the Giant TCR Alliance 2010 Road Bike its power on the road, with Giant Connect SL handlebars giving you control. The Giant TCR Alliance 2010 Road Bike has a retail price tag of $2,075….