46: Sagan on a MTB, Lazer Helmet Innovation, and a Destroyed Derailleur

This episode we cover Peter Sagan’s Olympic MTB performance, and we talk about Felt Bicycle’s FR2 -the feature bike in #135. We also reveal Lazer Sports 2017 helmet collection, which includes an electric bike specific helmet. Lastly, we touch on how Chris’s derailleur was destroyed by pure misfortune. No Tim on this episode!

This episode we cover Peter Sagan’s performance at the Olympics, and we talk about Felt Bicycle’s FR2 -the feature bike in #135. We also reveal the Lazer Sport 2017 helmet collection, which includes an electric bike specific helmet, and we finish with an unfortunate story, but a good lesson, in inspecting your bike before you ride.

Peter Sagan returns to his roots in competing for his home country of Slovakia at the 2016 Rio Olympics Mountain Bike races. Sagan started as a junior mtb rider, but earned acclaimed as a road rider for Tinkoff Saxo. Maybe Sagan’s Utah training served him in the mountain events.

Lazer Sport is expanding their helmet collection with some new models for 2017. Included is their electric bike helmet, which is a first for a large helmet manufacturing company. We’re also seeing some new venting slots added to the 2017 collection which is a big selling point for southern California riders. Check out the gallery above for some of the new models.

Justin talks about his experience riding Felt Bicycles new FR2, which is new for their FR Series. We talk about the added upgrades and features that make the FR2 the best in the series.

Lastly, Chris talks about he destroyed his derailleur and how this unfortunate accident could have been prevented. Hopefully, you diligently inspect your bicycle before you take off.

Sponsored By

This week’s episode is brought to you by Phil Gaimon’s Gran Fondo, the Malibu Gran Cookie Dough. Phil Gaimon has put together a great route including thrilling Malibu descents, challenging Santa Monica Mountain Climbs, pro training routes supported by Mavic Neutral Support, and cookies and gourmet lunch provided by celebrity Chef Jeff Mahin of M Street Kitchen in Santa Monica. Share the road with Cannondale-Drapac Team Members, World Tour Pros & Special Guests on November 06, 2016. 

Announced Events
Hoodoo 500
Tour of Southern Utah
Tour de Lake Arrowhead
Central Coast Classique

Show Links
Olympic Cycling Mountain Bike Rio 2016
Peter Sagan suffers disastrous day in Olympic MTB after bright start
Sagan returns to road racing at Sunday’s GP Plouay
Lazer Sport
socal BICYCLIST – Felt Bicycle FR2 Reviewed

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