Book Review: Maglia Rosa – Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia is Sure to Please the Tifosi

Book Review: Maglia Rosa – Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia is Sure to Please the Tifosi

The Giro d'Italia is currently underway and there is a wonderful book out to help you appreciate this race and its venerable history and tradition: Maglia Rosa - Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia by Herbie Sykes. Through chapters with such titles as The Red Devil, Campionissimo, The Angel of the Mountains, The Savior of the Maglia Rosa, The Perfect Crime, and many more, this book tells the stories of great champions, colorful characters and exhilarating stages, delivers the beginnings and development of the Giro, gives behind the scenes history and detail, and offers a prognosis and direction for the future.…

Keep it Clean in Spring

Everyone knows that mountain biking is a dirty sport. At no time is it dirtier than right now, early season in the mountains. Just follow these steps to get your bike ready to be dirty again.…

Book Review: Take A Seat is an “Adventure”

“Take a Seat” is a book by an Englishman, Dominic Gill, who traveled by bike from Prudhoe Bay in Alaska to the southern tip of South America. He did it on a tandem bike, picking up strangers along the way to co-pedal.…

Disc Brakes for Road Bikes are on the Way

Disc Brakes for Road Bikes are on the Way

Soon road riders will be experiencing all the same advantages of disc brakes that mountain bike riders have for years. These include more powerful braking, more consistent in all conditions wet or dry. Since hydraulic fluid does not compress, modulation (control) of the brakes is also increased. Disc brakes are also a boon to carbon rim makers because they will no longer have to work around the high surface temperatures of the braking surface.…

Book Review: Cycling for Everyone

Book Review: Cycling for Everyone

"Cycling for Everyone" Book Review: I can see this book being read by novice cyclists, recreational cyclists even entry-level bike shop employees or anyone wanting a broad look at cycling.…

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