Future cycling jersey?

A team of MIT researchers has designed a breathable workout suit with ventilating flaps that open and close in response to an athlete’s body heat and sweat. These flaps are lined with live microbial cells that shrink and expand in response to changes in humidity.

Alfonsina Strada Giro d’Italia in 1924

Alfonsina Strada was an Italian cyclist and the only woman to race in the Giro d’Italia in 1924 when the organizers mistook her for a man. At the time newspapers called her The Devil in a dress!

Alison Cohen – Bicycle Transit Systems

Alison Cohen is re-inventing the 
way people move in some of our largest cities by making bikes more accessible. Her company, Bicycle Transit Systems, which in 2017 formed a strategic alliance with Trek Bicycle’s bike share company and is responsible for bike share systems in some of the nation’s largest, and traditionally most bike-unfriendly cities, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, and her home town of Philadelphia.

Giro d’Italia 100th Anniversary T-Shirt

Antonio Marras has designed an exclusive T-shirt celebrating the 100th anniversary of Giro d’Italia, Italy’s most famous and prestigious annual multiple-stage bicycle race.

Every Kid Deserves a Bike

“The mission at Going Places is to bring joy to deserving children from low income families by providing them with bikes, swim lessons, summer camp opportunities, and more. This will enrich their growth and fuel their imaginations, supporting the most basic childhood right – a right to joy.” -Katie Blomquist, Going Places Founder and Operating Director

The historic ‘ramata’ finish adorns the new Cento10AIR!

The historic ‘ramata’ finish adorns the new Cento10AIR.

Aerodynamics, lightness and a unique style are combined to make the new Cento10AIR a unique racing machine.

FLY IN THE FACE OF THE WIND

Wilier’s storied past and racing heritage have combined to produce a new bicycle with aerodynamics, low weight, and high ride quality making the new Cento10AIR a unique racing machine.

Col du Tourmalet

From time to time we plan on featuring epic rides and epic climbs as well.

One of the first major climbs in the Tour de France, the Col du Tourmalet claimed its place in cycling legend in 1910 when one of the race leaders on the climb called the organizers “murderers” for planning a stage of 326km over 7 climbs and unpaved roads for riders on heavy, single gear bikes.

Health Benefits of Biking to Work

A new study of commuters in the United Kingdom reveals that people who bike to work tend to live longer and are at lower risk of heart disease and cancer. Biking to work can yield major health benefits.

People who bike to work have a mortality rate 41 percent lower than people who take transit or drive, and are also significantly less likely to develop heart disease and cancer, according to the study published last week in the British Medical Journal.

Tesla Pays Employees to Commute by Bike

TESLA has been growing so quickly that employees who drive to work often find themselves competing for limited parking spaces at the Palo Alto headquarters, Tesla has 6,000 employees at its Palo Alto location but only enough parking for roughly 4,500 cars.

Dafne Schippers Bicycle Bridge

At the border of the district ‘Oog in Al in Utrecht, the Netherlands, a bicycle bridge will arise over the Amsterdam Rijn canal, connecting the old inner city with the new district Leidsche Rijn. The bridge, 7 meters high, creates a unique shed to study under. In this design the landing of the bridge is combined with the development of the Montessori school at the Victor Hugo park.

2017 National Bike Challenge!

The new and improved 2017 National Bike Challenge site is now open and ready.The all-new National Bike Challenge is built for everyone, from avid road bikers to commuters to “once-in-awhile-for-fun” riders. Ride anywhere, anytime May 1 through September 30. Hosted by the League of American Bicyclists and with the generous support of 3M, their goal is to provide you with a free and fun Challenge experience for years to come.

Quintana’s biggest rival for the Giro d’Italia

“Vincenzo Nibali is on home turf. I think he’s the greatest rival I have in this Giro,” said Nairo Quintana while speaking at a press conference in Bogota, Colombia this past Friday. Quintana has set the goal of winning the Giro-Tour de France double – a feat not achieved since Marco Pantani did it back in 1998!