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beru-f1systems-factor-001-bicycleWe first reported on the high performance bicycle being created and built by F1 engineering specialists, BERU f1systems in December. Now we can disclose the bike will be fully revealed next week at the launch of the U.K. Science Museum’s free exhibition “Fast Forward: 20 ways F1 is changing our world” The UKP20,000 Factor 001 is much more than a bicycle, and is actually a ground-breaking training tool combining innovative design and advanced electronics. The company claims the Factor 001 will change the way athletes and serious enthusiasts undertake fitness training.

Factor 001 is the result of a creative project to explore the transfer of design approaches, technology and materials from Formula One … Details

ORGANISERS of the men’s world surfing event, the Quiksilver Pro, are on heightened alert after unconfirmed shark sightings in nearby waters.

Contest director Rod Brooks said he had received reports of large groups of sharks at Fingal Head, about 5km south of the competition area at Snapper Rocks, on the Gold Coast.

He said workers with binoculars had already been placed at look-out points around

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Like big wave surfing? Interested in meeting those who ride them for a living? The Ocean Institute is bringing five of the biggest names in big wave surfing to the Dana Point Harbor at 7 p.m. on April 15 for their presentation of Goliaths of the Ocean: Big Waves of the North Pacific.

At the event surfers Mike Parsons, Greg Long, Gary Linden, Surfline.com founder Sean Collins and surf photographer Jason Murray will share experiences and adventures spanning from the breakers at the Cortes Bank to …  Details

benifit1“Arden Taylor was only 42 years old when one day he left work early due to a terrible headache. He found out shortly thereafter that he was suffering from inoperable brain tumors. News traveled fast through the surf community and when a young surfer heard about Ardens condition he instantly asked, “Is there something we could do to make him feel better?” The Akins family & the Ventura Surf Club together decided to have a surf benefit in Ardens name. 

The benefit is open to everyone…

…Make sure to check out this years event at C-Street March 15-16. This year’s benefit goes to Mike Fisher, who not only  rips on a long board  but a all around great person.  When he was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer the community was quick to come together to help him. A tumor was removed from his head a few weeks ago, but to fully rid himself of the disease he is attending a treatment facility in Texas. The costly treatment could save his life if its a breakthrough. Please come out to support this event!…  Details


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