TdF 2020 Route | Tour de France Route

Tour de France 2020   Next year’s TdF is a sneaky all-France affair with no detours into foreign countries. We also see the removal of the Team Time Trial, which I quite liked. For those of you with a vague interest in the TdF and more of an interest in a French holiday, I can…

Zwift // UCI – World Champs set for 2020

It had to happen. The UCI seem to have sanctioned a ZWIFT eSports World Championship for 2020. It’s a nice idea I suppose and we’ve talked about it here and many, many other places. One of the beauties of watching the TdF on TV is the banter and in-depth knowledge of the commentators, as the…

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WKO5 out now. Training Peaks to announce details Monday/Tuesday

Coming soon: http://wko5.com/ TrainingPeaks have just, sort of, released a new version of their analytics package …called WKO5. Full details and links below ahead of tomorrow’s marketing drive. Of interest are their SMART SEGMENTS (smart LAPS) where you can analyse YOUR performances on segments/laps of YOUR custom routes over time compared to YOU.  Dynamic Functional Reserve…

Rouvy acquires CycleRecon

Rouvy is an indoor cycling platform that allows riders to compete, virtually, over recognised race route against animated, 3D competitors Cyclerecon is a bike route video recording business. You can guess the synergy. Although Rouvy already has a 3000-strong route library, they will now be able to leverage (for free) CycleRecon’s UK library PLUS record…

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April 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

  V2.091 – 24 April 2019 This post is regularly updated before being replaced, periodically, with a new one that contains a more pertinent introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of which GPS Triathlon, Bike and Run sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded soon or which…

$317.99 :: Stages Gen 3 – Shimano 105, 5800

This is one of the best, quickest and cheapest ways to start cycling with power. You can easily install the crank, with little more than just having to tighten two bolts. A single-side crank is relatively easily moved between bikes and would probably take about the same time as swapping over two pedals and with…