We don’t often hear of trouble in the ranks of women’s professional cycling, but the recent case of the current road world champ has resulted frustration and some meltdowns on twitter.
The most charismatic man in pro cycling is headed to a team that could have a more conservative culture for the rider who likes to wheelie across the finish line. Peter Sagan signs a new contract with a German team.
The Tour of Utah started in Zion, the first time a pro bike race has passed through the gates of a national park. But getting the start line set up inside the park took more than just asking. Major concessions were agreed to. In the end (or beginning, in the case of Stage 1) the Tour of Utah got its beauty shot, but no attacks, at least not during the opening miles.
Padraig has a full report on his trip to Felt bikes. The Orange County, CA company has debuted two road bikes, both with some drool factor. One them has a unique chain set.
We also hear from MOOTS bikes and their continued commitment to titanium. The future of this alloy is discussed and the type of rider who should consider giving it a look and a ride.
Bike mechanics will hold a competition at Interbike in Las Vegas. They will perform challenges for time. Interbike has yet to announce just what the wrenches will be asked to do so The Paceline comes up with some creative challenges. Get out your hex keys and get ready to repair that rig.
Padraig – Felt FR
Padraig – Felt VR
Image: Department of the Interior