Alchemy teases all-new Arktos full suspension mountain bike & lots of travel options

Typically, when a decent-sized brand like Alchemy runs out of inventory, it’s not because they forecasted poorly. More likely, it means they intentionally sold off old inventory to make room for something new coming. And that seems to be exactly the case with their mountain bikes. Just before the holidays, they posted that they’d sold […]

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Aston Martin returns to F1 grid with Cognizant as title sponsor

With anticipation building for almost 12 months and a monumental amount of work undertaken behind the scenes, Aston Martin is back in Formula One. The new era has officially begun.

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Aston Martin finally reveals the first look at the new identity while setting out a vision for the journey ahead. And what better way to begin the new age than by welcoming a new title partner, Cognizant, an American multinational IT brand with ambitious plans to broaden its global reach.

The team will be known as Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team when it lines up on the starting grid for the new season.

Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team @AstonMartinF1 A new era has officially begun. 👊

In a sport where technology and innovation take centre stage, Cognizant will play a key role, not merely as a sponsor, nor even as a behind-the-scenes … Read the rest

Turner goes all Ti? Nitrous Titanium hardtail adds another metal bike to the lineup

Turner Bikes are probably best known for their full suspension frames. Originally crafted from aluminum, that eventually gave way to carbon fiber as the industry evolved. But recently, it seems like it’s been all Ti, all the time. Most recently, Turner introduced their ARTi, or All Road Titanium, which was in addition to the Cyclosys […]

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In the Pit Lane – Sauber’s game plan

F1 commentators were surprised with the announcement that Mick Schumacher had signed for the Haas team instead of what was believed to be the better option of the Alfa Romeo team. Team boss Frederic Vasseur said he was not sure why Ferrari has placed Mick Schumacher at rival Ferrari-powered team, Haas, for 2021 and beyond.

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Vasseur told the Blick newspaper, “Beats me.” adding, “Maybe it made more sense for Ferrari to bring Mick to Haas and keep Giovinazzi with us. For stability in the team.”

Alfa Romeo Racing – Frédéric Vasseur

The truth of what lay behind the decision regardless of Vasseur’s ‘bewilderment’ is what dictates most decisions in F1 – money!

Alfa Romeo is, of course, the Sauber motorsport team with Alfa paying for the team to be named Alfa Romeo.

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2021 Predictions: What’s coming for Road & Gravel bikes of the future?

Like every category, 2021 will pose some major hurdles for road & gravel bike availability. And while that may make it harder to find your next dream bike, we won’t be surprised to see these two categories continue to evolve in a number of ways. Here are our predictions on what we’ll see for drop […]

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Mercedes increases technical partnership with Williams Racing for 2022

Mercedes-AMG Petronas are pleased to confirm that they have expanded their technical collaboration with Williams Racing to include the supply of certain transferable components from 2022.

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Mercedes-Benz Power Units have powered Williams Racing since the hybrid era began in 2014 and from 2022, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team will also provide gearboxes and related hydraulic components to Williams.

Historically, Williams has built its own gearboxes and hydraulics in-house, however, the increased partnership will enable Williams to implement a more efficient design and manufacturing process in-house in the long-term, allowing the team to focus its resources more effectively in other performance areas. Williams will continue to design and manufacture other chassis parts internally.

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Devinci Cycles cuts into electric assist gravel bikes with new E-Hatchet

Is an e-gravel bike on your list of things to check out for 2021? Yeah? Then here’s another option for the e-gravel curious, the new E-Hatchet from Devinci Cycles. Rather than jumping into the deep end with a high dollar carbon build, Devinci is testing the waters with a more affordable aluminum e-bike with a […]

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Rapidé Tigré 29 is a steel hardtail MTB for single-speed or downcountry adventures

It seems versatility was high on the list of priorities in the design of the new Rapidé Tigré 29er. A handful of simple and subtle design features mean this steel hardtail can run 27.5″ or 29″ wheels with 3″ wide tires, standard or boost rear end spacing, and a 100mm to 140mm fork. Let’s take […]

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FSA takes AGX bar fit wider, Gossamer cranks shorter & Energy bars super compact

FSA dials in personalized road and gravel bike fit for 2021 with broader sizing options across existing alloy & carbon bars and alloy cranksets. In a bid to give riders a more customized bike setup with truly individual fit, FSA has substantially expanded size offerings – going big the K-Wing AGX & small for Energy […]

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Sneak Peek: Twin Six Standard Rando Ti 2.0 updated adventure touring gravel bike coming soon!

Twin Six’s premium do-it-all Standard Rando Ti gravel & touring bike is about to get a modern randonneur update. Set to drop in just two days, Twin Six will offer special pricing for a very limited time from the start of 2021. So start scraping together your pennies, and get ready to jump on your […]

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