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On Bicycles, and.... what else is there?: More 26-inch hardtail success

On Bicycles, and.... what else is there?: More 26-inch hardtail success | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
Both of the two are Specialized Epic full-suspension bikes, the 2008 men's world championship won on a 26-incher, and the men's 2011 world championship won on a 29-incher. It will be interesting to see what happens in ...
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Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc 29er – Under $500!!!

Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc 29er – Under $500!!! | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
At bikeNOW we do more than just sell bikes – we run tours, rent and [...]
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Cycling - Gerrans reclaims Tour Down Under lead on penultimate stage - Yahoo Eurosport UK

Cycling - Gerrans reclaims Tour Down Under lead on penultimate stage - Yahoo Eurosport UK | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“Yahoo Eurosport UK Cycling - Gerrans reclaims Tour Down Under lead on penultimate stage Yahoo Eurosport UK Simon Gerrans edged towards victory at the Tour Down Under after reclaiming the overall lead on stage five.”
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Congratulations Gerro! Three times a champion.
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SRAM And Shimano – Road Bike Disc Brakes At Eurobike

SRAM And Shimano – Road Bike Disc Brakes At Eurobike | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“In 2014, Shimano and SRAM are releasing hydraulic disc brakes as part of their high end road groupsets. With this level of investment from two of the biggest brands in cycling, it’s likely that discs are here to stay.”
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Simon Gerrans' season over after hip injury - The Age

Simon Gerrans' season over after hip injury - The Age | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“The Age Simon Gerrans' season over after hip injury The Age Gerrans also scored stage wins stage victories at Adelaide's Tour Down Under, the Volta a Catalunya and Vuelta al Pais Vasco, plus he was third at the Amstel Gold one-day classic.”
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Weird and wonderful gallery - Eurobike 2013

Weird and wonderful gallery - Eurobike 2013 | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“Anyone who has previously attended Eurobike will be able to confirm that the world’s largest bike show is full of weird and wonderful bike gear. This year’s show was certainly no exception.”
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Specialized Turbo: Powerful Electric Bike Makes Cycling No Sweat - Mashable

Specialized Turbo: Powerful Electric Bike Makes Cycling No Sweat - Mashable | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“Specialized Turbo: Powerful Electric Bike Makes Cycling No Sweat Mashable I even cruised up San Francisco's notorious hills at 15 mph while exerting very little effort and avoiding the flatter but less direct alternative routes adopted by cyclists...”
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Bradley Wiggins, 2012 Tour de France winner, to warm up for worlds in Tour of ... - The Republic

Bradley Wiggins, 2012 Tour de France winner, to warm up for worlds in Tour of ... - The Republic | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“The Independent Bradley Wiggins, 2012 Tour de France winner, to warm up for worlds in Tour of ...”
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Lance Armstrong not surprised by 1998 Tour de France doping findings - The Guardian

Lance Armstrong not surprised by 1998 Tour de France doping findings - The Guardian | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
The Guardian Lance Armstrong not surprised by 1998 Tour de France doping findings The Guardian Lance Armstrong said he was not shocked by a French senate inquiry's findings that the top two in the 1998 Tour de France took the banned blood booster...
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Mountain Bike FAIL Just Gets Better And Better (VIDEO) - Huffington Post (satire)

Mountain Bike FAIL Just Gets Better And Better (VIDEO) - Huffington Post (satire) | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
Mountain Bike FAIL Just Gets Better And Better (VIDEO)
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Fails, Funny Videos, Video, Bike Fail, Mountain Biking, Mountain Biking Fail, Two Wheeled Ginger Ninja, Comedy News.
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Specialized Riders’ Amnesty – Now On!

Specialized Riders’ Amnesty – Now On! | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
During the month of June, come into bikeNOW and refresh your riding gear by trading [...]
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Cavendish joins Help for Heroes Hero Ride for wounded soldiers

Mark Cavendish joined wounded soldiers and thousands of fundraisers in London yesterday, for the finish of the Help for Heroes Hero Ride that celebrated more than £1m being raised to help servicemen and women injured in wars.
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Santambrogio tests positive at Giro

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LAUSANNE, June 03, 2013 (AFP) – Italian cyclist Mauro Santambrogio tested positive for EPO during last month’s Giro d’Italia, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Monday.
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How do you prepare for cycling the length of Britain? - The Guardian (blog)

How do you prepare for cycling the length of Britain? - The Guardian (blog) | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
How do you prepare for cycling the length of Britain? The Guardian (blog) Is it the equivalent of running nine consecutive marathons? As for training, I barely have an hour spare each day, and perhaps only one day a week.
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Could Drone Escorts Make Cycling Safe? - Motherboard (blog)

Could Drone Escorts Make Cycling Safe? - Motherboard (blog) | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“Could Drone Escorts Make Cycling Safe? Motherboard (blog) A safer world is among the nascent promises of drone technology, and frog design, a nearly 40 year old design firm behind concepts ranging from the old-school Sony Walkman to South African...”
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Technology for cyclists! Useful or an annoyance?
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Herald Sun Tour organiser says big interest from WorldTour teams in upgraded ... - VeloNation

Herald Sun Tour organiser says big interest from WorldTour teams in upgraded ... - VeloNation | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“VeloNation Herald Sun Tour organiser says big interest from WorldTour teams in upgraded ...”
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ENVE aero road bars, disc road wheels and more

ENVE aero road bars, disc road wheels and more | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“Just six years old as a company, ENVE continues to expand its offerings, with a new aero road handlebar, road disc carbon clinchers, direct-mount carbon stems and more among the 2014 product range.”
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Bike for blind people goes on display at Glasgow conference - road.cc

Bike for blind people goes on display at Glasgow conference - road.cc | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“Bike for blind people goes on display at Glasgow conference road.cc A bicycle for blind people that uses ultrasonic sensors to guide its rider along has been unveiled at a technology conference in Glasgow.”
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Limits? What limits?
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Distance cyclists boast long lives: study - New York Daily News

Distance cyclists boast long lives: study - New York Daily News | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“Distance cyclists boast long lives: study New York Daily News Professional cycling has a reputation for premature deaths, either from tragic crashes on the road or from dangerous performance-boosting substances.”
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High-fat, low-carb diets: how to try one for yourself

High-fat, low-carb diets: how to try one for yourself | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
“In the first part of this two-part series, Joe McQuillan and Alan McCubbin introduced us to high-fat, low-carbohydrate (HFLC) diets and compared two athletes who were about to start a HFLC diet.”
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AngryAsian: Does it really matter where something is made?

AngryAsian: Does it really matter where something is made? | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
No review of a modern, high-end bike would be complete without someone posting a comment to the effect of, "it's just some overpriced, cheaply made frame out of Asia." Truth be told, most bicycle frames these days do come out of China or Taiwan.
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Report: DH World Cup Vallnord 2013 - Red Bull (International)

Report: DH World Cup Vallnord 2013 - Red Bull (International) | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
Report: DH World Cup Vallnord 2013
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Downhill mountain biking really is an exquisite sport, when it's not testing how fast a rider can pedal their machine, it's testing how much they can hold onto it.
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Orica-GreenEDGE's journey to TDF stage glory: An insider's review - The Roar

Orica-GreenEDGE's journey to TDF stage glory: An insider's review - The Roar | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
The Roar Orica-GreenEDGE's journey to TDF stage glory: An insider's review The Roar The women were equally as successful with wins including the Ladies Tour of Qatar, Het Nieuwsblad, Ronde van Vlaanderen, Giro d'Italia feminine stage, Thuringen...
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The Secret Pro's new column is now up. Graphic by @siplesime

The Secret Pro's new column is now up.  Graphic by @siplesime | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
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British Cycling president Brian Cookson to stand for president of UCI - Telegraph.co.uk

British Cycling president Brian Cookson to stand for president of UCI - Telegraph.co.uk | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk British Cycling president Brian Cookson to stand for president of UCI Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph Sport has learnt that Cookson will announce his intention to challenge UCI president McQuaid, having decided wresting power from the...
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DIY Sports Nutrition

DIY Sports Nutrition | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
When you’re heading out for a ride it’s easy to grab a couple of bars or gels and shove them in your jersey pockets. They’re convenient and perfectly packaged for easy consumption when you’re enjoying your ride.
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Boost Your Cycling In Four Weeks - Triathlete Europe - Competitor.com - Triathlete Europe

Boost Your Cycling In Four Weeks - Triathlete Europe - Competitor.com - Triathlete Europe | Bike Now Stores | Scoop.it
Boost Your Cycling In Four Weeks - Triathlete Europe - Competitor.com Triathlete Europe Depending on where you live, you might be waiting a bit longer before switching over to outdoor cycling mode for the season.
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