We discuss the major players in the components game, smart technology taking over Eurobike and Zwift ramps up its retailer experience program.
We discuss notable bike shops in San Diego during our magazine delivery route, we also touch on some ground-breaking rules regarding tossing bidons in the peloton and the fines riders could incur for doing so. We wrap up the episode with a discussion on Rotor Bike Components’ note-worthy release of the 1×13 Hydraulic Drivetrain and how bicycle patents can stifle growth in the components sector.
Topics include the new Shimano Ultegra R8000 and SRAM GX 12 releases, a review of the Bicyclist Provisions Matrix in the latest issue of the magazine, and a 50-mile proposed path that will connect Coachella Valley to the Salton Sea in California.
This episode of the podcast features the team discussing topics of advocacy and land-use in Utah and Marin County. We also discuss gear with Shimano’s latest groupset updates for the mountain bikes, a discussion on pants for cycling and an assortment of other bits and pieces to give you something to think about on your next ride. Enjoy!
Shimano joined SRAM in the trickle-down effect by unveiling XT level Di2 electronic shifting at the 2016 Sea Otter Classic. This long-awaited group will bring the technology within the grasp of many consumers. Both XT and XTR groups can be configured with a tablet or smartphone.