Frustration with online outdoor retailer Backcountry.com is rising on social media using #boycottbackcountry on Twitter and Instagram because the retailer has reportedly been taking legal action against small business owners who use the word “backcountry" as part of their name. The Colorado Sun broke the story late last week, listing several of the businesses that... Continue Reading →
Zwift Academy gives pro tour cycling hopefuls the opportunity to show their skills and move to the big stage. Now, Zwift is giving triathletes a shot. The Zwift Academy Tri program kicks off on November 11th and will run until January 12, 2020. Enrollment is open now. The virtual portion will include in-game rides, runs,... Continue Reading →
The Ironman World Championship is October 12th, in celebration of the event Zwift has put together a special in game mission and there are some IRL prizes up for grabs. Zwift Road to Kona 2019 Zwift will be at the 2019 Ironman World Championship with its Specialized Zwift Academy Tri Team. All eight team members... Continue Reading →
Specialized is known for heavily investing in R&D, as such they've released a steady stream of innovative products over the years. Specialized thinks its done it again, thanks to a 3D-printed liquid polymer called Mirror Technology. Specialized collaborated with a company called Carbon which created Digital Light Synthesis—the process behind Mirror Technology to create its... Continue Reading →
London-based purveyors of sick kits, Romance, has teamed up with Dutch artist Parra for a one-off and very special Specialized S-Works Roubaix. The bike is being auctioned off to support World Bicycle Relief. Outside of the incredible paint job is a top of the line build with SRAM RED eTap AXS groupset, Zipp 404 NSW... Continue Reading →
I still refuse to accept the price of Specialized's new e-bike range, but I can admit this is a fun commercial.
Fourteen-thousand dollars. Let that sink in for a minute. Earlier this week Specialized launched its first-ever E-Road bike: the Specialized Creo SL. There are four models in the Turbo Creo SL line — three for road riding, and one for gravel. They are all powered by the same SL 1.1 motor, designed in-house by Specialized.... Continue Reading →
Great ad with Peter Sagan for Specialized's range of Turbo e-bikes, with the slogan “Specialized Turbo makes your world flat.” "We'll do it live!" killed me.
Aluminum made Cannondale in the '80s and it has remained on the menu ever since. Although the CAAD lineup doesn't have superstarts like Mario Cipollini and Cadel Evans cruising around on them in the WorldTour anymore, the aluminum frame has an almost cult-like following. The CAAD lineup is in need of some updates though. Namely... Continue Reading →
A targeted ad campaign has been making the rounds on Reddit and social media from Trek Bikes. The ad claims that on March 19, Trek will release a new product that will “change cycling forever.” https://www.instagram.com/p/BueVOvklGWd/ So, what's Trek up to? Ebikes? Another anagram? We have the Domane, Emonda and Madone. How about Moaned or... Continue Reading →
Looks like some new bikes are coming to Zwift soon. There are several new bike models in the latest update that are not yet accessible in the game, models include: Cannondale Synapse 2018 Cannondale System 6 2019 Giant TCR Advanced Pro Pinarello Bolide TT 2018 Pinarello Dogma F10 Specialized Allez Sprint No word on when... Continue Reading →