There are reports that up to 400,000 bikes are stolen in the United Kingdom every year. Thus cyclists sometimes go over the bar to protect their bikes. So use D-locks for the front and back wheels and then a cable lock that is twisted around the frame to prevent theft. OFO bikes have come to […]
You could look at the KTM Revelator 4000 model which is the latest release of KTM.
If you are wondering how it fares, here is a summary of its key features and what you can expect from this bike. It scores high on design as its frame is sturdy and of quality specifications. The limitations might be the heaviest of the bike overall, the brake and wheel performance that might be found to be sluggish. KTM Bike Industries has been releasing several models that have been well received and the Revelator range is definitely one to be reckoned with.
What stands out with most KTM bikes are the carbon frames that they come with as well as a hierarchical positioning for every bike. The 4000 can be found to be in the middle of the performance carbon framed models. The frame has both comfort and performance features to offer.
One of the bikes relaunched by Scott last year, the Addict CX10 was built to be a super-light cyclocross racer. The complete bike weighs about 7.73kg in size 54.
The CX10 has been fitted with an all carbon components list. It is a top spec Addict with a matching price tag.
The frameset of the Addict CX has been designed to allow for plenty of clearance at the fore and at the rear. This also includes behind the bottom edges.
At the top tube as well as in front of the head tube, the frame has been designed with flattened sections so as to allow for comfortable carriage.
All cables affixed to the Addict CX10 have been routed internally, with a port for a dropper post made available. In order to reduce the risk of chain drop, a chain guard was attached to the front of the mech hanger.
The newly introduced snabb 29er is a total beauty to behold.
The first ever produced by the polish brand comes with intention to perform. The most defining feature of the 29er is the rowdy and big wheeled nature of its appearance that goes to show the true purpose of the cycle; to impress and intimidate.
The producers of the NS bikes have just recently announced the launch of the snabb plus, which is the first 29er bike made by the polish manufacturer. The bike is best described as “a big wheeled beast that is quick as lightening but also pure fun to ride,” from its exterior and mechanical designs, it is quite apparent that the manufacturers had used the preexisting models as a template for its production.
Bridge the Gap that helps young athletes to progress within cycling by offering access to advice, coaching as well as equipment has elaborated to include around two-hundred young cyclist.
The aim of the event is to have one-thousand Canadian youth cyclists from nine to seventeen years old actively engaged and licensed in cycling by the year 2020.
Andrew Pinfold, the director of BTG managing, said that their target is to get kids on bikes, make cycling fun and inspire kids to be great. This would serve to create a sustainable wave of young riders moving up through the competitive cycling ranks and help them find their future champions younger, more consistently and more reliably.
Dani King is back to the cycling track with full glory, winning at Port Talbot time trial. This is her first win this season and also after her critical lung injury.
Added to the Port Talbot triumph, King has also been engaged lately in a Belgian training camp and is confident to regain her previous glorious status soon.
“I am actually ion a good shape now, physically & it’s great to be here with team”, stated King in one of the recent interviews while asked about her health post the severe injury that punctured her lungs badly.
The braveheart met with a near-fatal accident 4 months back and it seemed too many that it’s over for this talented Olympian. Added to the punctured lung, King suffered multiple broken ribs in the accident where her bike dangerously bumped on a pothole. The Olympian admitted later that she feared that she won’t be able to ride again.
In North-east Thailand, a truck hit a man and killed him. The man was later recognized to be Juan Francisco Guillermo the cyclist who was aiming at making 250000km on cycle in 5 years.
Unfortunately, the Chilean cyclist lost his dream at this accident and his attempt to make the world record could not be completed. The accident happened on Sunday according to the Thailand police.
It was a pickup truck that hit the 47 year old Juan Francisco Guillermo and he was dead immediately. This accident happened on a highway in the province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The social media and the police have accounted to the fact that Juan was hopeful of setting a new Guinness World record for cycling 250,000km all over 5 continents in just 5 years. He had started with his journey in 2010 November and this November, his journey and world record would have completed.
British Cycling head Shaun Sutton is doubtful about Sir Bradley’s chances in Rio Olympics 2016.
Wiggins is the sole cyclist ever to triumph at Tour France & Olympic in same year. The 2012 hero was earlier assumed to secure a guaranteed spot at GB cycling squad marching to Rio in couple of years but now his position at the event is under serious questions.
Shane has been very frank in admitting that he would be judging the Brit legend’s stance at the upcoming Olympics solely on the basis of statistics & not romance.
“My task here is getting medals & not friends”, remarked the straightforward British Cycling head. “The bar has to be pushed up. Whether Wiggins can raise it or not- that’s the challenge and only he would be able to answer this question.”
Reigning Vuelta Espana 2014 rider Contador embarked on a very “challenging” 2015 riding season by ascending the 5895 m high Kilimanjaro tip last Wednesday with his teammates in Tinkoff-Saxo.
“It was quite a great experience which dawned the herald of my 2015 riding season, possibly the challenging most of my riding career with Giro Italia & Tour France double objective”, stated the famous Spanish rider. “Now, I would have to focus strongly on riding.”
The defending Vuelta Espana champion attended a pre-season training camp at Tanzania with the Balkan WorldTour squad, that included as many as 72 staffs & riders. Over 6 days, they went on through the Machame Route located at the southern face of Kilimanjaro at 10,065 ft or 5895m.
After ascending from the lavish rain wilds to Shira Plateau (3810), the weather became really rough. The squad reported the worst scenario ever seen in Tanzania in the last decade & the 4 members were forced to halt.
Thor Hushovd has been a star of Norway. He has recently retired from the world championships. He has been accused and criticized for keeping a secret about his former rival and mate Lance Armstrong. It has come out that Thor had known about Lance Armstrong being involved with doping. It has been highlighted that the Lance had admitted to Thor about his doping after the latter himself had been open about it. It was back in 2011 after Thor had talked about his own doping history publicly at a talk show to Oprah Winfrey.