Carbon wheels versus aluminum wheels

One of the main concerns of cyclists, whether professional or amateur, is to be able to count on a bike that is both robust in time and as light as possible. The goal of most cyclists is to gain speed without putting in danger their physical integrity. And one of the most important components of [...]

2018-02-28T13:29:45+00:00 February 28, 2018|Equipment|0 Comments

Advantages of carbon wheels

The wheels are among the most important components of a bike. Most of the wheels are made of aluminum but wheels made of carbon fiber are more and more present. They are your "wings" and that is why quality ones are fundamental for your performance. The wheels are one of the most requested improvements to specialists. Amateurs and [...]

2018-01-04T13:18:11+00:00 December 11, 2017|Equipment|0 Comments

Technological doping in cycling, a new way of cheating

Doping is one of the most controversial aspects of the sport as it has the ability to transform the heroes into villains. It inevitably leads to social rejection and extends to many disciplines, although some of them, such as cycling, were certainly more involved than others, or at least their cases were the most significant or most [...]

2018-01-04T13:43:01+00:00 December 10, 2017|Doping|0 Comments

How to hydrate yourself in an IronMan

The correct hydration is an issue that all athletes have taken into account, for the correct performance of their activities. In long trials, as in an IronMan, a correct hydration is even more relevant, since this type of tests are very demanding and you have to be fully prepared to face them. In addition, it is also vital to ingest [...]

2018-01-04T13:59:13+00:00 December 9, 2017|Athletes|0 Comments

Ceramic bearings or steel bearings ?

Ceramic ball bearings offer many advantages over steel ball bearings:  The main advantage of ceramic ball bearings is the coefficient of friction which is much lower than the coefficient of friction of steel balls, up to 10 times less frictions ! This is due to the weight of the ceramic balls. Since the ceramic balls [...]

2018-02-05T12:07:06+00:00 May 11, 2017|Equipment|0 Comments