Me and my bike: Custom frame builder Tom
CyclistMe and my bike: Custom frame builder Tom DonhouCyclistAlongside the rows of hand-files and hacksaws that adorn the walls of Tom Donhou's workshop hangs a picture of a legend. Yet, surprisingly for a man who has surrendered his life to all things bike, it's not of Eddy Merckx, Fausto Coppi or Jacques ...
Posted on 23 May 2017 | 9:40 am
The Tour of Gran Canaria: Eight days of
CyclistThe Tour of Gran Canaria: Eight days of supported riding on ...CyclistThe Tour of Gran Canaria is an eight-day guided and supported epic road cycling trip across the sunny mountainous island of Gran Canaria. Riders will stay in ...and more »
Posted on 23 May 2017 | 7:53 am
Icons of cycling: Passo dello Stelvio -
Cycling WeeklyIcons of cycling: Passo dello StelvioCycling WeeklyThis side of the Stelvio has seen most racing action: Coppi in 1953, and Charly Gaul in 1961; Jose-Manuel Fuente and Francisco Galdós trying to batter Eddy Merckx into submission in 1972; and two Frenchmen from the same team, Bernard Hinault and ...and more »
Posted on 23 May 2017 | 3:22 am
Icons of cycling: The Cima Coppi - Cycling
Cycling WeeklyIcons of cycling: The Cima Coppi - Cycling WeeklyCycling WeeklyIn 1965 the organisers of the Giro d'Italia devised a stage that would honour Fausto Coppi. Starting in Campodolcino and finishing in Soldo, stage 20 would ...and more »
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 9:12 am
A £2000 bicycle has been stolen from an
WalesOnlineA £2000 bicycle has been stolen from an address in Port TalbotWalesOnlinePolice have issued a picture of a valuable road bike stolen from a property in Port Talbot. The theft took place earlier this month in Afan Valley Road. Taken was an Eddy Merckx bike worth around £2000. Officers hope the picture of the distinctive ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 7:33 am
DISTRIBUTION FOCUS: 2pure and Hotlines
In business terms, it has been a strong 12 months, Bowie reveals: “It has been a great year. There has been a fantastic response to Eddy Merckx bikes and POC has now established themselves as a road market player. We feel like we have made the industry ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
EUROBIKE’15: The Bikes!
Eddy Merckx, Bianchi, Festka and HiLite. From modern carbon fibre creations to superb retro rigs – everything was on show at Eurobike with Eddy Merckx managing to cover both bases with some interesting new models but also some superb, retro-styled ones ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:24 pm
New Masters World Record for Bale
It’s notoriously hard to get the pacing right, and after his own effort in Mexico in 1972, five-time Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx said it was the “hardest ride I have ever done”. The current world Hour Record holder is Bradley Wiggins who rode ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:01 pm
For Part of the Day, Class Action Lawyer
It is directed by Axel Merckx, the son of Eddy Merckx, a Belgian rider who’s considered the greatest professional cyclist ever. The team will be called Axeon Hagens Berman in 2016. This interview is part of an occasional NLJ summer series about ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:17 am
Tested: Eddy Merckx Mourenx 69 Endurance
The geometry is dialed—somehow the Mourenx manages to feel both quick and racy as well as seated and compliant. When it comes to drivetrains, Shimano Ultegra Di2 offers the most technological performance bang for the buck. And those big, angular tube ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 8:26 pm