Just a couple of years ago Cannondale launched the futuristic Slice RS, but for 2015 it will no longer be available in the UK. Instead they're offering a brand new Slice with features that ensures it will appeal to multi-sport types.
Fancy trying a Time Trial, the challenge of seeing how fast you can be over 10 miles. Well this event is open for riders of all abilities on any roadworthy bike. The course is based around Helpston just to the West of Peterborough. Entry is on the night, with signing on from 18.00 with the event starting at 19.00. See www.fenlandclarion.co.uk for more details, or please feel free to ask if you have any questions.
Start is on Heath Road. 52.614495, -0.344105
An MP has supported a public petition to stop ‘dangerous’ time trial cycling on one of the busiest routes out of Uttoxeter, saying ‘cyclists bring it on themselves’ when they are killed there.
Amanda Brooks begun the petition after she was a witness to a crash between a cyclist and an HGV on the A50. She is asking other local residents to help her approach the Department for Transport to stop the use of the road for racing.
We get a lot of head-turning bikes through the road.cc office, but few have turned as many heads as Canyon’s Speedmax CF 9.0 SL time trial bike. With angular frame profiles, barely any exposed cables and concealed brakes, it’s a strikingly futuristic-looking bike. Even compared to other time trial bikes, the Canyon really stands out.
Zipp and SRAM have released a couple of new products aimed at time trialists, triathletes and Ironman competitors.
When the folks at the Velo Cafe heard that British time trial legend Ian Cammish was putting his 1983 record-breaking time trial bike up for sale on ebay late last year because his wife was fed up of looking at it above their fireplace they knew we had to dig deep, pool their money together and buy it.
The time trial, often known as the race of truth, is one of the simplest forms of cycling: just you against the clock. But that’s where the simplicity ends. In fact, time triallists are well known for their amazing attention to detail and nutrition should be no exception.
Italy’s Kuota are launching a new disc-brake road bike called the Khydra, a non-disc equivalent called the Kiral, plus a brand new time trial bike in the shape of the KT5 Zero. We had the chance for a very quick look at all three at The Bike Place 2014 trade show at Silverstone yesterday.