Posts in the category Video

All New Specialized Diverge Gravel Road Bike Takes Back Roads to Adventure

specialzied Diverge It would be hard to pinpoint a specific moment in time when adventure biking became a marketable concept, but if you put a finger on the pulse of road biking today, the gravel grinding concept would be the thing that gets the most rider’s hearts pumping.

The formula of course is simple. We’ve been doing it for years, since we were kids really. Except back then, it was just tromping through the woods on mis-adjusted bikes.

Today, a combination of carbon technology, reliable wheels, and disc brakes, makes the world beyond pavement far more comfortable to explore. Taking off where cyclocross bikes left off, the new Diverge models from Specialized are purpose built to conquer dirt roads and goat trails.  READ MORE ->

Video: Deux North Trailer Teases New Specialized Diverge Gravel Grinder

Last month Specialized teased us with tantalizing Instagram images of an epic off road ride. Beginning in the Redwood Forests of Santa Cruz, the group of eight riders pushed nearly 300 miles over the course of three days up the coast, on mostly unpaved roads.

During the ride, they were testing a brand new bike, which is set to be revealed soon. Until then, hit play for more teaser footage.

Video: Giant offers Sneak Peek of the New Reign 27.5

It’s no secret that Giant has been working on a 27.5″ version of their Reign All Mountain bike. Currently sold with 6″ of travel and 26″ wheels, the 27.5″ bike looks like it will be aimed at the Enduro market which is no big surprise. Thanks to input from rippers like Adam Craig and Josh Carlson, you know it will be fast. Expect the new bike to be launching soon…

Colorado Stories: Fat Bikes

Curious how we got to this point with fat bikes? Clear Summit productions put together an awesome documentary that follows Adam Miller of Borealis Bikes, Clay Schwarck, and Scott Vinas and recounts each of their journeys with fat bikes.

Sufferfest Releases “Half Is Easy” Training Video for Those in a Hurry

Short on time but still want a quality workout? Developed by three time British National Cyclocross Champion and Dig Deep elite coach, The Sufferfest’s latest video, Half Is Easy, is speed workout based on short, intense intervals. It’s just 39 minutes long, but will help fine tune your top end and build power. Like the others, it’s download only and is yours for $11.99. Get it here. But remember, if half of it’s easy, then you know what the other half is.

And if you need to strengthen your resolve to take rest days seriously, check out the video below from Sufferlandria’s nemesis…

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K-Edge Introduces Pioneer Cycling Computer Mounts, SRM Magnet Chain Catchers & More!

K-Edge Pioneer cycling computer handlebar mount for Belkin pro cycling team

Like so many other brands, K-Edge uses the TdF, ATOC and other classics to both test and launch new products. Several new products were quietly placed on Belkin, Sky and other team’s bikes at the Amgen Tour of California this spring, and now again at the Tour de France. With mounts for Pioneer and new magnet-enabled chain catchers for power meter cranksets ready to ship in about a week, K-Edge’s rep Tim Kelley couldn’t stand it any longer and had to send over these pics of the new goods…

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Friday Features: Working Man Hustle, Open Loop Backflip, Cyclocross In the City, & More

Most athletes at the top of the podium dedicate their entire lives to training, yet these working class hereos manage to regularly hold down the hot seat – and punch in on weekdays. Like their style? Give them a like on their Facebook page.

Head past the break for more good times.

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What Do You Think About The Tour? Road Holland Asks…

 

Cycling the Channel – The Making of the Video

Yesterday, Team Sky released some amazing footage of Chris Froome blasting through the Channel Tunnel.  Due to largely to legal hurdles, he is the first cyclist to have completed the feat, and perhaps the last. Between the novelty of his endeavor, and the great editing, the video was a must watch.

Today, the Team has released a behind the scenes look at the making of the video, which makes an underwhelmingly big deal about riding through a tunnel.