“After breaking my wrist this summer, I was more than stoked to get in a few laps at home this season. Nothing crazy, just pure simple trail riding on some of my favorite runs in the world. Steep and deep at its finest. PS Don’t come here, it sucks”. – A.V.
Following the news that Alex Dowsett is going to reattempt the cycling Hour Record, we’re looking back at Hour Record bikes of old, with a brief history of how the record has developed over the years.
The British time trial specialist has held the cycling Hour Record before, but it was during a period of popularity for the gruelling event and the record was his for just 36 days before Wiggins made it his own.
Dowsett has long been a proponent for optimising his equipment, and throughout 2020 he … Pictures and more
We came down to South Africa for the Cape Argus Tour. It is the biggest cycling event in the world, probably.
On Friday, to stretch out the legs we went on pre-race ride [~130km why not?] to the Cape of Good Hope [I love this name!]. The road by the ocean side was quiet and a lille deserted.
Suddenly, I spotted a white ostrich on my left, then this beast jumped on the road from the right and started chasing my friends! It was a little scary at first, but then I thought I gonna fell of my bike from laughter. The ostrich didn’t have any problem to keep up at 50km/h and apparently they do 70km/h with no sweat.
Luckily the creature decided to leave us alone, as we were running out of road. The Cape of Good hope is a dead end way.
My guess he wanted to show off in front of his girlfriend, I bet she was very impressed!
On Sept. 25 at 4 a.m., cyclist Kevin Ahlvin started a bike trip on South Park Drive in Tilden Regional Park. On Sept. 26, at close to 1 a.m., he finished his ride.
He never left South Park Drive.
Instead, Ahlvin spent 21 hours – about 16 of them on his bicycle — heading up and down the same 1.4-mile stretch of Berkeley road, completing his first successful “Everesting,” a thigh-crushing feat only ultra-endurance athletes can dream about, and one that has become a bona fide trend during the pandemic … More
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