Mike Cotty starts his Road to Mont Blanc challenge ride today and this is the bike he’ll be doing it on. The 1,000km ride crosses the Dolomites, Eastern Alps and Swiss Alps, and includes 21 mountain passes and over 23,000m of elevation gain.
There's nothing quite like the enjoyment of building your own bicycle. Sure, rolling out of the bike shop on a brand new bike is pretty immense, but for ultimate satisfaction you can't beat building one yourself.
On the sun-drenched slopes of Deer Valley Park, Utah, Cannondale opened the doors to a room that contained the US company's complete 2013 range of bikes, and taking centre stage was the new family of SuperSix Evo bikes.
There's a long and proud tradition in the Tour de France of bike brands giving select riders custom-painted bikes, and that continues with the stunning ' Tourminator', gifted to Peter Sagan following his first ever stage win in the race.
2011 bikes are coming in thick and fast now, the latest model to roll into road.cc HQ being the handsome SuperSix 105 from Cannondale which brings a top end design down to a price that’s more accessible than ever. Don’t get us wrong, we know £1799.99 is hardly cheap, but these things are relative.