Team Wiggins And Le Col Reveal 2018 Kit

Team Wiggins and Le Col reveal 2018 kit

This article was originally published on Cyclingnews Team Wiggins has revealed its kit for the 2018 season, created by new clothing partner Le Col, switching from Rapha after three years on the race circuit. Gallery: the weird and wonderful bikes of NAHBS 2018 Race tech from the Tour Down Under gallery Founded by former British professional Yanto Barker, Le Col will also produce a line of clothing designed by Wiggins that will be available to consumers to buy for spring/summer 2018. Team Wiggins is a British Continental team founded by Bradley Wiggins in 2015. It has nurtured riders such as Owain Doull, Jon Dibben, Chris Lawless, James Knox and Scott Davies, all of whom now ride in the WorldTour. For the 2018 season, Team Wiggins has signed U23 cyclocross sensation and junior time trial world champion Tom Pidcock , along with British youngster Jesse Yates, son of former professional rider ...

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'Don't Go To Team Sky – They'll Ruin You,' Wiggins Tells Young Team

'Don't go to Team Sky – they'll ruin you,' Wiggins tells young team

Joe Robinson 21 Feb 2018 Wiggins makes cheeky swipe at former team at the launch of Team Wiggins On the first floor of a yoga shop on Regent Street, London, Bradley Wiggins presented his raft of 17 young Team Wiggins riders for the 2018 season. The team's aim is simple: take a group of talented under-23s and nurture their talent to help them step up to WorldTour level. One of these riders is Tom Pidcock , whose palmares already speaks for itself despite him being just 18 years old: Junior Paris-Roubaix winner, junior time-trial World Champion and junior cyclocross World Champion are just three of his titles so far. So what advice did the former Tour de France winner Wiggins have for his promising young signing – someone who he says 'already has it'? 'Don't go to Team Sky in the future, go somewhere else. They will ruin you.' The ...

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8 Great Gravel Bikes From Nahbs 2018

8 great gravel bikes from NAHBS 2018

It seems that there’s one breed of bicycle that stands out each year at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS). In years past, fixies, fat bikes, disc road, and 27.5+ mountain bikes have all stolen the spotlight. This year, the depth of interest in gravel riding was evident not only by the sheer number of bikes on display but also the range of materials used — steel, titanium and carbon builders were all showcasing their latest interpretations of this broad category. Here’s a look at eight of the most interesting gravel bikes on display at this year’s show. Four funky mountain bikes from NAHBS 2018 Gallery: the weird and wonderful bikes of NAHBS 2018 Three stunning road bikes from NAHBS 2018 4 types of gravel, 2 types of fun Mosaic GT-2 Mosaic’s GT-2 is the second-tier gravel bike in the company’s arsenal. Unlike the top-end GT-1, which is constructed ...

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Matt Brammeier: I Remember Everything Until I Hit The Car

Giles Belbin 20 Feb 2018 The Aqua Blue Sport rider explains his controversial 1x 3T Strada race bike, that crash at the Tour of Utah and why it’s all for charity Matt Brammeier is a multiple national champion of Ireland. Aged 32 and based in Girona, he rides for Aqua Blue Sport and is married to three-time British cyclocross champion Nikki Brammeier. After driving Nikki to the airport one January afternoon he takes time out to talk to Cyclist. Cyclist: Your team’s 1x (single front chain ring) 3T Strada bike has caused quite a stir already this season. What were your thoughts when you first clapped eyes on it? Matt Brammeier: The only reason it got a reaction was because it’s different and goes away from the traditional gear set-up. I’ve ridden cyclocross bikes quite a lot – which have been 1x for a number of years – and sometimes ...

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Surly's Midnight Special Pairs Road Geometry With Fat Tires

Surly's Midnight Special pairs road geometry with fat tires

Surly Bikes has carved out a niche by developing sensibly-priced steel bikes that meet real-world needs. The company’s latest creation is the Midnight Special, a versatile all-road bike that’s up to speed with the latest component standards. The All-City Gorilla Monsoon is a monster-cross machine Surly goes big with the new Pugsley Surly Steamroller first ride review Surly Midnight Special highlights 4130 Steel frameset 650b / 700c compatible 44mm head tube Front and rear thru-axles Direct-mount brake mounts Massive tire clearance $1,799 complete / $625 frameset (UK and Australian pricing TBC) Available now Call it a gravel bike, call it an all-road bike, however you want to position it, the Midnight Special is a do-it-all drop bar bike with massive tire clearance. Pot-holes and rough roads be damned, this bike will take 650b tires up to 60mm (2.35in) wide and 700c tires up to 42mm wide. While Surly has won ...

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Hunt 30 Carbon Aero Disc Wheelset Review

Hunt 30 Carbon Aero Disc wheelset review

The latest wheels from UK designer Hunt unleash maximum potential from disc-equipped race bikes with a combined assault of super-lightweight, sweet-riding build and high volume, tubeless-compatible smoothness. And, as if that wasn’t enough, it does it far cheaper than most. Zipp 454 NSW Carbon Clinch disc-brake review 6 of the best saddle bags In typically helpful Hunt fashion, it provides the wheels pre-fitted with Schwalbe Pro One tubeless road tyres in 23, 25 or 28mm width for an extra £99 (£35 cheaper than RRP). If you’re setting up yourself, then the H-Lock rim means tyres snap into place savagely (it’s okay, the sidewalls haven’t snapped even though it might sound like it) and they sometimes need more pressure than normal (or bead lube) to fit cleanly all the way round. They come off fine though (hands free if you’ve got your technique down well) and the 20.5mm inner width means ...

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Enve Ses 4.5 Ar Disc Chris King Wheelset Review

ENVE SES 4.5 AR Disc Chris King wheelset review

ENVE’s new super-fat rims cost more than some full carbon wheelsets with essentially similar stats, and they’re awkward to set up. However, if you’re patient enough to get them ready (or just pay someone else to do it) their super-wide, gliding ride really is something else. Super-wide hoops for gravel: ENVE launches M525 G 6 pre-ride bike checks Self-fitting (and then refitting) the supplied but split-prone rim tape was a disappointing start and I eventually used strips of Gorilla tape to seal the rims instead. ENVE assures us it has now switched to a different tape in response to the splitting issue mentioned. Internal nipples also mean you need to remove the tape and reseal if you have to adjust spoke tension. The rim bed shape is also fussy about sealing with some types of valve, so I’d recommend designs with a conical rubber bung for the best results. While ...

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Speed Skating And Cycling - The Similarities Are Uncanny

Speed skating has many similarities to cycling

The Winter Olympics don't have any cycling, per se, but you'll find there's a lot in common with ice speed skating. We look into the similarities of the racing and equipment and events.

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Training Plan Guide: How To Coach Yourself To Peak Fitness

No time, no coach, no problem. Coach Chad shares his proven, science-backed training process that takes busy athletes from base to peak. Table of Contents This guide was written with order in mind, but if you want to jump around feel free to do so by clicking on the hyperlinked questions below. Base Phase Training:…

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How Age Affects Performance, Can Time Trialists Sprint & More – Ask A Cycling Coach 138

How age affects performance, can time trialists sprint, why average power is so low in cyclocross & more in this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode TrainerRoad’s Facebook Beta Group What DEXA scans tell you about your body Do I need to replicate the distance of…

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6 Top Gravel Bikes Under $2000

Gravel riding through scenic countryside, rolling hills

Our top 6 picks for gravel / adventure bikes around $2000. These are for cyclists who like on and off-road riding and value at a moderate price point.

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‘Cross Nats Takeaways, Tt Bike Fits, Using Weight To Your Advantage & More – Ask A Cycling Coach 137

What we learned watching and racing cyclocross for 7 days straight, how to get the best TT bike fit, how to use extra weight to your advantage & more in this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode What we learned from CX Nationals How to get…

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Meet Rider And Writer Shoshauna Routley

Shoshauna Routley crashed out of Tour de Delta White Spot Road Race

Retired pro cyclist Shoshauna Routley joins BikeRoar as a regular contributor. She shares about her life, how she got into racing, why she's writing, and the story of that photo.

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Top Viral Cycling Social Media Posts Of 2017

Top viral cycling social media posts of 2017

These posts were watched and shared the most in 2017. Don't miss out on what your fellow cyclists were liking and sharing.

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The February Edition Of Cycling Plus Is Out Now!

We've got early 2018 covered, indoors and out

Let's be having you, 2018

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12 Most Popular Bikeroar Articles Of 2017

12 Most popular BikRoar articles of 2017

Everyone was checking out these articles and reviews in 2017. Here's another chance for you to see BikeRoar's most popular bicycling articles and news of the year.

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Cervélo S3 Disc Review

Cervélo S3 Disc review

We’ve already been impressed by the C and R series disc bikes , but with the S3 this is the first time we get to see how discs have been integrated into a pure aero race bike. Cervélo R5 Dura Ace first ride review Cervélo C3 Disc review Cervélo R3 Disc review Cervélo makes some bold claims that during wind tunnel testing, into a 40kph headwind, there’s no difference between the rim-braked S3 and the S3 Disc. When the wind comes in from the side, where rivals see a loss in power, Cervélo recorded a 2-watt gain. Now, 40kph wind tunnel tests are fine for a minority of elite riders, but some of the other stats are of more use to us mere mortals. The frame is 40g lighter over the standard S3, the fork is down 50g, head tube stiffness has increased by eight percent and bottom bracket stiffness ...

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Giant Anyroad 1 First Ride Review

Giant AnyRoad 1 first ride review

Giant’s AnyRoad features a huge bow-shaped top tube flowing from head tube to rear dropouts that creates a very low-slung frame. One of the key benefits of this is that it leaves masses of Giant’s clever D-shaped carbon seatpost unsupported, which allows the post to flex fore-and-aft (while the D-shape stops it twisting), creating a compliant back end. Best gravel and all-road bikes Get started with gravel grinding Giant AnyRoad 1 spec overview Frame: Aluxx aluminium Fork: Giant carbon composite Wheels: Giant SX-2 Cranks: Shimano Tiagra 50/34 Cassette: 11-32 Shifters: Shimano Tiagra Derailleurs: Shimano Tiagra Brakes: TRP Spyre C disc brakes with 160mm rotors Giant AnyRoad 1 kit The rest of the bike is well thought out too. The XR bar features a subtle flare to the drops that isn’t as extreme as most, but enough to give you ample wrist clearance when settling into the shallow drops when riding ...

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Noble Wins Us Pro Cx Calendar Opener In Rochester

Rochette, Noble and Keough on the Rochester podium

Ellen Noble (Aspire Racing) outlasted the field at Rochester Cyclocross on Saturday and soloed to victory in the opening round of USA Cycling Pro CX Calendar, finishing 11 seconds ahead of Maghalie Rochette (CLIF Pro Team) and 37 seconds ahead of Kaitlin Keough (Cannondale p/b CyclocrossWorld). Emma White (Cannondale p/b CyclocrossWorld) was fourth, one minute back, while Crystal Anthony (Maxxis Shimano Pro Cyclocross) was fifth at 1:13. On the third of five laps, Noble and Rochette dropped Keough from their lead that had formed on lap two. Then when Rochette bobbled on the final circuit, Noble rode in for the win. "It feels really good to come out and win the season opener," Noble said about her first C1 win. "The main objective today was to stay calm, cool and collected. I felt super confident technically today. I felt super smooth and dailed in with all my lines. That allowed ...

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Hyde Opens Us Pro Cx Calendar With Rochester C1 Win

Rob Peeters, Stephen Hyde and Jeremy Powers on the Rochester Cyclocross podium

Stephen Hyde (Cannondale P/B Cyclocrossworld) out-duelled Rob Peeters and Jeremy Powers (Aspire Racing) over the final lap to win the opening round of the USA Cycling Pro CX Calendar Saturday at Rochester Cyclocross. Hyde got the better of the other two in the finishing straight for the C1 victory and his first-ever win in Rochester. "This is a long course and you have to play your cards right," Hyde said. "It's taken me a lot of tries to get my hand correct. This was a good start for me. It's a good mental kick for me, and good for the ego." Nineteen-year-old Spencer Petrov (Aspire Racing) fought his way to the leaders on the last lap but was gapped in the flat set ions near the pits about 1km from the line and settled in for fourth overall and the top U23 rider. "Today is the first UCI 'cross race ...

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