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Descente Elevation Tri Top & Aero-XT Tri Shorts Review

Product Courtesy of Key Power InternationalAvailibility: Now In 1935, Takeo Ishimoto opened his first retail store in Osaka, Japan. In a matter of years, that little store began manufacturing its own line of sports apparel and, most importantly, his ingenious stretch-style ski pants. The technically advanced and performance-friendly line became a local favorite among athletes who sought ski apparel that did more than just keeping them warm. Forming to the contours of the body, they allowed flexibility that, until then, had been ignored by other manufacturers. That commitment to athletes continues today. Having worked with some of the World’s...

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LAS Bionix Helmet Review

Product Courtesy of Entro Cyles Availibility: Now LAS, was founded in Pedrengo in the Northern Italian province of Bergamo in 1974. For more than 30 years, the company has been making protective sports helmets of a very high quality in terms of safety, comfort, design, and innovation. Today, as a market leader in protective sports helmets, LAS has its focus in both biking and horse riding and continue to manufacture and distribute top quality protective sports helmets throughout the world. Thru contacts with US Safety Equipment Institute, UK’s BSI, and several safety certification laboratories in Italy, LAS is able...

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Rotor Systems RS4X Steel Crankset Review

Product Courtesy of Cycle CraftAvailability: Now Some time ago, I had the opportunity to try out and review the new RS4X Rotor Crank System often seen in triathlon and road bicycle magazines nowadays. You would have read about the Q-rings review earlier on and have a good idea what Rotor cranks are all about. The technology behind the Rotor Crank System, though similar to the Q-Rings, is somewhat slightly different. Here’s some info about Rotor the company – and technology behind their products. Bibliography from the Manufacturer Rotor Cranks was initially a project out of the Aeronautic Engineering School in Madrid,...

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Interview with Piero Da Rin, Campagnolo

Campagnolo is a bicycle component manufacturer founded in Vicenza, Italy in 1933. The founder of the company, Commendatore Tullio Campagnolo was a rising star in the Italian cycling arena, as well as an entrepreneur with passion and foresight. Through invaluable experiences gathered while racing, he conceived of innovative designs to implement into the bicycle, including quick release mechanisms for bicycle wheels, rod gears, to the more recent rear derailleur, the complete factory assembled wheel, and being the first company to use carbon fiber in bicycle components. Fast forward to the present, Campy components are now made of the finest aerospace...

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