UCI makes changes to the World Tour requirements, including in apparel, ASE, parent company to Performance Bikes, files Chapter 11, and we read an excerpt on sprinting from Peter Sagan’s new book “My World”.
Muc-Off, a leading UK-based bike and performance brand, is the latest partner and supplier of the World Tour cycling Team Dimension Data for Qhuebeka. The team will be using the full Muc-Off clean, protect, lube range, as well as the use Athlete Performance products, and their chains will be specially optimized with NTC formula.
Lance Armstrong and Tour of Flanders, Froome’s camp has a new theory, how to not lock your bike and secure your gear, San Diego makes gains with a road diet, and reviewing the men’s 2018 team bikes for the World Tour.
Though the Lampre-Merida were the last remaining Italian team in the World Tour, they will be moving into 2017 with a Chinese sponsor, TJ Sport Consultation, a first for any top level cycling team.
The team discusses recent cycling headlines involving professional cyclists Andrew Talansky and Jessica Varnish. This leads to an insightful discussion on the idea of the professional athlete as an artist vs. an employee.