Team Sky team up with Rapha

So, Team Sky will be dropping Adidas as their official clothing providers and picking up Rapha. To me, it is Rapha  who are willing to pay the bigger bill to get the Number 1 team in 2012 to wear and use their  clothing and accessories for the next 4 years.

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Most expensive bikes!

http://worldsexpensivethings.com/10-worlds-most-expensive-bicycles-2012 http://road.cc/content/news/66845-alexandre-vinokourovs-olympic-winning-bike-sells-nearly-250000 http://road.cc/content/news/10595-lance-armstrong-auction-damien-hirst-butterfly-bike-goes-500000 http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/stages  

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Your pick on the Tour de France!

If you had to put your hard earned saving on the GC winner on the upcoming TdF, I just don’t see anyone would not pick either Bradley Wiggins or Cadel Evans as their bankers.Bradley had shown so good form a couple of weeks ago at the Tour de Swiss and

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Stamps of Mark Cavendish

Stamps of Mark Cavendish

Thanks to the post office in the Isle of Man, cyclist Mark Cavendish finally had his face printed on the stamps. I say its a job well down for the Isle of Man’s most successful sportsman ever.

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Reality does strike – start cycling

Reality does strike – start cycling

The above image should speak for itself. The currency is in US$, the 15k mi/year translate to around 65Km of travel per day. That sounds like a bit much for the local Singapore daily traveling distance, but the message should be strong enough. Stop driving… start pedaling.

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Vittoria neutral support @ Giro d’Italia

Vittoria neutral support @ Giro d’Italia

I was reading a quick article on cyclingnews.com in related to the writer being riding in the Vittoria neutral support car at one of the stage in Giro. A few videos clips were included. I must say those clips were showing a totally different dimension of the race. Its a must

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Tour de Swiss Stage 3 – Ridiculous Wait

We, as an amateur cyclist, had to obey all the traffic rules just like every other vehicles on the road. We had to stop for the red lights, stop for the round about and stop for the safety of a pedestrian at the zebra cross etc. In contrast, we certainly would not expect the

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A new TT record!

A new TT record!

How far you can cycle within an hour? Have you ever try to set yourself a distance record on a 1 hour time trial? A lot of cyclist saying they can “maintain” a good speed of 40 odd km/hr over a period of time, but that period of time is

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Is the new 2012 Sram Red backward compatible?

Sram official says No, but practical test from Velonews says otherwise. The full test review can be read here. The simple conclusion of the test was the new Yaw front derailleur and crank system had fully improve the slow shifting on the previous Red “fromt-shifting” system. Where the new derailleur and the

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A round of Mt. Coot-Tha, Brisbane – 29/05/2012

The weather is getting better in terms of temperature in the morning. It was 14 degrees at 8 when I rode out. To a lot of people, this is what they called the “Air-Con” riding. To me, it is the best all round riding condition. Mt. Coot-Tha is the highest

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