In today’s episode we discuss options for traveling with a bicycle, or how to acquire a bicycle while traveling. We also discuss some stages and information from the Giro d’Italia 2019, as well as a discussion on following the Pro World Tour in Europe. Also a book recommendation for Father’s Day (or casual reading), and some industry news.
We discuss some professional cycling ‘icons’ (Bradley Wiggins and Geraint Thomas disagree on one person), and some cyclists from team Cervelo-Bigla team reveal serious incidents under reign of manager. We also touch on how Clif Bar company plans to do their part in lowering CO2 emissions, and the studies that prove that ebike riding requires more physical activity than walking.
It’s impossible to comprehend that almost 12 months have elapsed since Interbike 2016, but the calendar doesn’t lie, so the editorial crew is planning our annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the largest bicycle expo in the United States.
Racers in the inaugural eMTB race make their way around the course at the 2016 Sea Otter Classic festivel held in Monterey. The event is the first of it’s kind in the US, though the bikes are raced extensively in Europe.
If you’ve ever heard the saying, “When I am an old woman, I shall wear purple,” well, you can just forget about that right now. At 62-years-young, I’ve started riding an e-bike and I’m officially in love!
The Pedego Stretch is an aluminum cargo bike, built like a tank and capable of hauling up to 400 pounds. Weighing in at 85 pounds, the Stretch still manages hills with its 7-speed drivetrain, but by itself is not ideal for long distance. With the addition of the 500-watt electronic assist motor, the cruiser-feeling bike turns into a touring machine.