03.23.17

I’M A LITTLE BIT LIKE THOR HUSHOVD – AMUND JANSEN

Amund Grøndahl Jansen, Norwegian cyclist joined up with the joining LottoNL-Jumbo team, which thus makes him one of the top talents in the UCI WorldTourto make his debut


The Norwegian cyclist who was born in 1994 has in the last few years, made a big impression. Some of his victories in the 2016 season include overall victories in the Tour de Girondeand the ZLM Roompot Tour.

In 2013 with the Team Plussbank, Jansen made his U23 debut. In 2015 however, he moved to Team Joker. And with the curtains drawn on his time as a youth rider, he is now ready to compete at the highest level.

Jansen who spoke during their teams training camp felt that he also possesses such characteristics typical of Norwegians, as he can do classics and equally sprint as well.

When asked if there were any currently successful rider whom he can compare his style of riding too, he mentioned some Norwegians in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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12.23.16

DOMBROWSKI WANTS TO CREATE AN UPHILL HOUR RECORD

Joe Dombrowski has proposed an idea that will definitely appeal to many climbers, wondering why time trialists should have all the fun in the sport. Dombrowski has decide to create an uphill hour record.


The plan is not overly complicated; the ride will be just like your regular hour record, where the uphill hour distance is measured in meters. Instead of measuring distance, it will be a measure of the elevation gained within the hour. Simply put, the record is the maximum amount of elevation reached in an hour measured, in meters on a climb that the rider chooses.

“The craze last year, was the hour record, but I might get the record for the slowest hour record, I thought it will be cool if we created an hour record, outdoors. Its how many meters you can climb in an hour,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »

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01.27.15

Vincenzo Nibali Not Planning To Leave Team Astana

The star rider and champion of Tour de France- Vincenzo Nibali is not planning to leave Team Astana which is trapped in several doping controversies right now.

In November, it was revealed that a fifth Astana rider- Artur Fedosseyev had been tested for doping and he was found guilty. Along with Artur Fedosseyev, Victor Okishev and Ilya Davidenok of Astana Continental Team have also been found guilty.

Brothers and Astana riders belonging to the WorldTour Team- Valentin and Maxim Iglinskiy were also tested. Valentin Iglinskiy confessed to doping and Maxim Iglinskiy did not get his Sample B analyzed.

Due to all these doping scandals, UCI asked the License Commission to review Team Astana’s anti-doping policies and management. Alexander Vinokourov even got the Astana Continental Team officially suspended. Read the rest of this entry »

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12.9.12

How to Manual a mountain bike (courtesy: BikeRidersUnited/ Vito Sport)

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12.6.12

How to do a wheelie on a mountain bike

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12.4.12

Mountain Biking for Tips, Techniques & Etiquette : Learn Mountain Biking Basics

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12.3.12

How to do drops on on a mountain bike

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12.1.12

HOW TO MOUNTAIN BIKE: World’s Best Downhill Mountain Bike Lesson

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