We discuss the major players in the components game, smart technology taking over Eurobike and Zwift ramps up its retailer experience program.
We review all of Phil Gaimon’s “11 Rules for Cycling” and reveal our thoughts on the relevancy of these new rules. We cover the increasing popularity of electric bikes, and our record-length post-show delves into the mechanics behind our recording setup and the similarities between audiophiles and bicyclists.
The secret behind ST3’s power is its newly engineered SYNO Drive II rear hub drive, which packs a punch of 600 W and transfers 44 Nm of torque directly to the road surface. The motor is not only highly efficient, it also captures the energy released during braking in its powerful BQ814 battery with a range up to 93 miles.
Former pro Bernard Hinault puts his finger on the scale and calls for a TdF peloton strike, Phil Gaimon challenges Fabian Cancellara to ta duel, and tariffs are making their way to the bike industry – specifically electric bikes.
We announce the winner of last weeks giveaway, take a trip to Julian with Justin Macias as he relates his visit to the Jelly Belly pro cycling training camp, a future editorial piece we’ll be publishing in our magazine and then go into a discussion of some recent professional races.
For each $5 dollar donation received, you will get 1 entry in the raffle for a Pedego Cargo Stretch Electric Bike, the bike featured in Issue #129. All donations benefit the Make-A-Wish of Orange County and the Inland Empire. We will announce the winner of the raffle at the GUTS event.
You can expect a lot of innovative new pieces in the apparel space at Interbike this year. Many textiles and fabrics that are now being utilized in garments are more breathable and more versatile in a range of seasons. Though the industry may wish that the edgy gravel bike is the leader in bike trends this year, the true performer will be the electric bikes, with an electric model provided by all of the major bike brands.