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Colnago presents V3Rs collection inspired by Tadej Pogačar’s TdF successes

Colnago has presented the V3Rs Capsule Collection, inspired by the successes of Tadej Pogačar at the Tour de France. The three bikes “represent Colnago’s excellence in terms of technological innovation, performance and style”. The versions include one with yellow-black livery, one with white polka dot-black livery and one with a …

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Chicken CycleKit’s brands win big at Tour de France

Chicken CycleKit has been successful at the Tour de France, with Tadej Pogačar’s bike nearly fully equipped with products from its brands. “Take one look at Tadej Pogačar’s rival crushing performance at this year’s Tour de France, and you are looking at not only arguably the world’s most talented rider, …

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Stac launching new adventure pack on Kickstarter

Stac is launching its first product on Kickstarter, a five-in-one adventure pack. The core innovation is a design that allows the pack to expand from a money belt to a waist pack to a sling or a musette pack, which packs into its pocket when travelling or not being used. …

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Science in Sport launches Beta Fuel range

Science in Sport has ‘revolutionised’ its Beta Fuel formulation, harnessing a new scientifically proven carbohydrate ratio. The newly-researched ratio of 1:0.8 maltodextrin to fructose increases the percentage of ingested carbohydrate that is oxidised – from 62% to 74% – when compared with a traditional 2:1 blend. This allows the body …

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Bosch eBike Systems introduces new Tour+ riding mode

Bosch eBike Systems has introduced the new Tour+ riding mode, offering pedelec riders “dynamic, continuous support depending on their own effort”. It eliminates the need for manual switching between the common drive modes, and is designed in particular for sporty rides. With Tour+, e-bikers pedal a little harder on flat …

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Continental’s Grand Prix 5000 cream sidewall tyre returns

Continental has announced the return of the cream sidewall Grand Prix 5000 road tyre to celebrate the 2021 Tour de France, joining the transparent sidewall and traditional black tyres to form the new colours range. Initially available as a special edition for the Tour de France 2020, Continental has responded …

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Dahon adds Unio E9 to line-up

Dahon has added a new folder to its line-up, electric model Unio E9. The Unio E9 follows on from its electric folding predecessors, such as the Ikon ED8 and Ciao Ei7. “This bike offers riders a wide range without sacrificing on weight and looks,” said a statement, “it gives great …

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Ogio teams up with artist Kevin Lyons for new range

Ogio has teamed up with artist Kevin Lyons to “add a touch of street art fun” to its latest collaboration. Lyons is a creative director, illustrator, and artist based in Brooklyn, New York, whose signature Monster characters have been used globally in murals and various clothing and accessory collaborations. The …

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Cowboy 3 celebrates first birthday with price adjustment

Cowboy is marking the first anniversary of the Cowboy 3 by adjusting its price to £1,690, including mudguards and delivery to your doorstep within ten days. The model now has an NPS score of 4.5 out of 5. “The growing popularity of the brand, manufacturing innovation and the increased efficiencies …

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United Wheels signs new license agreement for Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm

United Wheels UK Limited has signed a new license agreement for Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm film properties for UK, Ireland, France, Iberia, Italy, Germany, Benelux and Africa territories. Disney and United Wheels’ affiliate, Huffy Corporation, have worked together in the US since 1996, and this agreement between United Wheels and …

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