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Devox Aero Bar from Felt

devox aerobars from felt 300x199   Devox Aero Bar from FeltThe Devox Carbon Aero Bar from Felt is made especially for those who value speed and quality in their rides. By simply cutting the frontal area and making the aero bar lighter, Felt offers a carbon based bar that allows rise and drop positions without sacrificing your race against time.

The design for the Devox Carbon aerobar has been perfected with an ultra-fast wind tunnel. It is made from Ultra Hybrid Carbon (UHC) + Nano. The bars also allows three-position set up for carbon f-bend extensions. Felt used monocoque construction to give you an extremely strong, very light and easily adjustable product.

The Devox Aero Bar has internal cable routing. It measures 26 mm in diameter and weighs 595 grams. Suggested retail price is $899.99….

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Tri Fly III Carbon Shoes

tri fly iii carbon shoes   Tri Fly III Carbon Shoes

The Tri Fly III Carbon is the latest evolution of Pearl Izumi’s lightest, most efficient Tri shoe ever. With the feature of P.R.O. 1:1 Power Plate, it showcases the P.R.O. Grade Uni-Directional Carbon for ultra-light stiffness. Additionally, Direct-Vent technology has been provided for cooling and drainage while, it has been smartly designed with a concave shaping for ultra low 7.0mm stack height. With enhanced plate stiffness and anatomic support and an added built in Longitudinal Arch Support, the Tri Flybe assures optimal support, power, and efficiency.

Moreover, the 1:1 Anatomic TRI Closure reduces hot spots and removes pressure from its user’s instep. Fully lined with mesh for bare foot comfort and ELITE Insoles that feature dual density EVA for superior Longitudinal and Transverse Arch Support, Tri Fly III has everything you can ever asked for.

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Topeak Survival Gear Box

topeak survival gear box   Topeak Survival Gear Box

Topeak Survival Gear Box is a tool kit that riders shouldn’t go without.  In using any vehicle, it is important for the operator to have some type of fall-back in case the inevitable were to occur. 

The good thing about having a Topeak Survival Gear Box is that it is composed of a whopping 17 tool kit, packed in a compact box. The Topeak Survival Gear Box includes: five Allen wrenches, torx wrench, three box wrenches, chain tool and hook, flat and Phillips screwdrivers, tire repair patch kit and glue, tire levers and others.  These are made from steel, increasing its durability.

In getting this product, you will have a complete tool kit that you can bring with you on your rides as insurance.  The length of Topeak Survival Gear Box is 10 centimeters and 4.6 centimeters in width, so they should fit in most bike carry-along bags. …

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Eating While Riding Is Good for You

eating while riding is good for you   Eating While Riding Is Good for You

A lot of nutrition experts say that they’re astonished by the eating habits of cyclists. Most of them, including some of the pros, don’t always eat the right kinds of foods before and after a ride. It’s no surprise then, that these cyclists who don’t pay more attention to their nutrition constantly suffer from loss of energy, injuries, and even a full-fledged bonk.

It helps a lot if you’re a professional cyclist who’s on a big-budgeted team. Then you can easily have access to a medical staff that can monitor and regulate your physical conditioning, including your diet. But what if you’re just a regular weekend rider, or one of those cyclists who haven’t quite made the successful leap to pro level yet? Then you’re on your own, and you need to study up on what’s best for your body when you’re out there riding.

What You…

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Polar CS200 T31C Special Edition Cyclocomputer

polar cs200 t31c special edition cyclocomputer   Polar CS200 T31C Special Edition Cyclocomputer

Polar CS200 can be a great tool on the trails as it blends heart rate and cycling functions to help you monitor your fitness and cycling performance. The Polar CS200 T31C Special Edition cyclocomputer/heart rate monitor checks your speed, cycling intensity, distance, estimated time of arrival, calories burned, heart rate zones and training dates of your last seven sessions. This gadget also includes Polar T31 coded transmitter. One you have mastered this gadget, you can analyze your statistics to improve your performance.

Some of the exciting features of this gadget are the following:

Polar Exercise Features: Wireless ECG accurate heart rate; Polar OwnZone; Polar OwnCal; Polar OwnCode; Target zones with visual alarm; Target zones with audible alarm; Maximum heart rate of total exercise; Average heart rate of total exercise; Average heart rate of each lap; Automatic lap recording; Number of laps — 50; Exercise Date; Compatible with Polar Cycling Coach web…

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Indurain Joins Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon Madrid

indurain joins dextro energy itu triathlon madrid 225x300   Indurain Joins Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon MadridMiguel “Big Mig” Indurain will join the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Madrid. “Triathlon is a formidable and spectacular sport and I am delighted to be one of the guests at the Casa de Campo in Madrid for this impressive day of world championship action,” said the five-time Tour de France winner.

Indurain will race under the Laureus team. It will be for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation which is also the official charity partner of the International Triathlon Union.

Indurain adds, “It is great to be able to watch so many great athletes and to meet the triathletes from the Laureus team who will be taking part. I know they all will enjoy a wonderful and challenging day, and more importantly they will do so much good by raising funds for the vital work that Laureus does.”

Indurain hopes that his previous experience as a trialist will be…

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Ironman Japan cancelled

ironman japan cancelled 212x300   Ironman Japan cancelledIronman Japan was cancelled due to an alarming outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease which was diagnosed at the southern islands of Japan. The Goto government has issued the order to put off the June 13 event to protect not just the island but as well as the athletes who will be coming from all over the globe.

The organizers Universal Sports Marketing, coordinated with the Goto Island officials and agreed upon the decision to cancel. It was obvious that to proceed with the race might increase the risk of spreading the disease and harm the agricultural industry of the island.

The World Triathlon Corporation licensed Universal Sports Marketing to see what is proper for the Ironman Japan event. WTC cannot go agains the ruling agreed upon by the organizers and the government of Goto.

WTC is finding ways on how to manage the athletes which have already registered for the event.
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