The final race in the So-Cal Fixed Series concluded in Santa Fe Springs on August 28th and we read the overall standings for the series inaugural year of racing. We also let you know what’s on the event calendar for the weekend of September 10th.
Nairo Quintana, the current leader of the Vuelta Espana, introduced an interesting complaint about riders in the peloton using power meters. Quintana’s opinion is in stark contrast with Chris Froome’s choice to use power meter’s while he is racing. We discuss.
At Eurobike this year, BrakeForceOne, a German electric bike company, released ABS for e-bikes with rollover protection. The idea behind adding ABS to e-bikes is to improve traction control and prevent situations where you would lock the bike up on high side or low side.
Finally we talk about how a German bike maker is attempting to set a new Guinness World Record.
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.
So-Cal Fixed Series Results
Strong Beach Crit
Quintana Calls for power meters to be banned from racing
ABS brakes and traction control could be the norm for electric bikes
Peter Sagan VIP Ride
This insane inventor just created the world’s heaviest rideable bicycle