Bradley Wiggins, the leader of Team Sky, led his team to victory yesterday in the 2nd stage of Giro d’Italia team time-trial. The win secured him the overall 2nd place while his team-mate Puccio took up the pink jersey.
Sky clocked twenty two minutes, 5 seconds along scenic 10.8 miles (17.4 km) route on Ischia island. Movistar came second being 9 seconds behind Team Sky and the Astana squad with Italian sprinter Nibali covered the 3rd position, fourteen seconds back. Nibali was Bradley’s much speculated rival for this Giro title.
The Honda CBR 500R has given a stiff day to Kawasaki on all fronts, no longer is Kawasaki a front runner when it comes to entry level sport bikes. The market Kawasaki had of their Ninja has met with stiff competition from CBR 250R and with their upgrades they are yet to make up for the entry of the Honda’s new CBR 500R with its superior and nimble handling.
If you are interested in road biking or mountain biking or if you are a professional mountain or road biker, then you can definitely go for the Roubaix SL4 Expert Compact. The Roubaix SL4 Expert Compact comes in various sizes ranging from 49 to 52, 54, and 56 cm along with 58, 61 and 64 cm as well. This makes it a bike which riders of any height and fluctuating weight can make use of.
After ending his season prematurely because of injury, Thor Hushovd has recently started his training again, having been given the permission by the doctors. When asked about the news Hushovd agreed to that and said it was wonderful for him to be on track again.
Whether Dales will be a part of the Tour de France or not is expected to be revealed very soon. Yorkshire’s proposal to host the renowned cycling event has been taken into account and if it is selected as the host of de France then it is to be started from 2012 or 2016.
Thor Hushovd is a Norwegian cyclist, and is very well-known in the road cycling circuit. He races for the BMC Racing Team. In 2010, he became the Norwegian champion, as well as the world road champion. He is the first Scandinavian to become so. On top of all this, he is also the only Scandinavian to have the most number of stage wins in Grand Tours.
American cyclist Tyler Farrar has managed to pull off a stunning victory in the very first stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2012, managing an outrageous performance to clinch the stage in the 202.1 kilometer race.
Crossing the finish line with a time of 4 hours 42 minutes and 48 seconds, the American managed to leave the favorites for the race in his wake as he capped off a brilliant stage with a strong finish.
Bradley Wiggins, the British cyclist in the best shape of his career as he is getting ready for his title defense in Criterium du Dauphine before undertaking Tour de France. He won previous year's Criterium as well as included wins in Paris-Nice as well as Tour of Romandy, and Wiggins’ exhibits are low to a training tent on Mount Teide, Tenerife.
The thirty-two year old had to handle with critics and doubters asking the transformation, but Bradley Wiggins is untroubled and has unveiled just how acute his daily routine is.
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The Cinelli WYSIWIG is the latest bike to come from the stable that has produced many great bikes. Out back are short, tight-clearance stays, with the seat tube flowing smoothly around the rear wheel's leading edge. The vertical seatmast is adjustable for both height and angle, with a clever three-position clamp that alters the effective seat tube angle between 74, 76 and 78 degrees.