Emma Pallant (27) is a former Team GB athlete, running qualifying times for both the Beijing and London Olympics on the athletics track. The British athlete only recently made the move to triathlon, bursting onto the scene in 2016. Pallant won IM70.3 UK, finished on the podium at 6 x IM70.3 distance events, extended her World Title Duathlon and won another 6 short distance triathlon … Continue reading Emma Pallant: triathlon as a way of life
He is a 24-year-old boy, he comes from the north – from a land where cycling is at home – he’s called Mathieu and his last name is Van Der Poel. Yes, just like that rider – Adrie Van Der Poel – who, in the 1990s, won a Tour of Flanders, a Liege-Bastogne-Liege, a Clásica San Sebastián, a world title in Cyclocross and two stages … Continue reading Mathieu Van Der Poel: a date with destiny!
Wilier Triestina presents its brand new Zero SLR. This bike is the flagship product of the entire Wilier collection: a super-light racing frame with disc brakes and fully integrated cables. A model designed and built to perform at its best in competitions and to climb even the most difficult and demanding climbs, our “Great Climbs“. The Zero SLR comes chronologically and technologically after the Zero.7 … Continue reading Wilier Triestina: the new Zero SLR
On the occasion of the Colnago Cycling Festival, held in Desenzano del Garda from 5th to 7th of April, we had the opportunity to test one of the most beautiful and functional products of the entire Sportful collection. The Flanders Light Wind Jacket! Waterproofness Water resistance is probably one of the strong points of this product! During the Granfondo Colnago the weather was quite uncertain … Continue reading Fiandre Light Wind Jacket – Test
SLR Boost: the myth evolves with the lightest ever short saddle. The most iconic saddle of Selle Italia, the SLR, which for years has been the reference point in terms of style, performance, comfort and lightness and which has supported great champions such as Alberto Contador and Alessandro Ballan, is renewed in an evolution capable of overcoming the most advanced frontiers in terms of lightness and … Continue reading Selle Italia and the myth of the SLR
Crazy Loulou, absolutely crazy Loulou. Loulou is not an invented character coming from who knows what fairy tale or from who knows what illusory world, he is a real man made of flesh and blood, but capable, however, of actually launching himself into a fantastic dimension, on the edge of the surreal. This year his story starts from a distance, just under two months ago, … Continue reading Loulou, c’est fou!
GRANFONDO STRADE BIANCHE 2019: SPORTFUL PRESENTS A CYCLING SHIRT TO SIGN WITH YOUR EXPERIENCE ON THE ROAD AND SHARE WITH #MYSTRADEBIANCHE There are unforgettable experiences that, once lived, we bring with us all our lives. Very often there are very common objects related to these moments that take on a particular meaning and become unique; they are loaded with meaning and are a handhold to … Continue reading Sportful and Granfondo Strade Bianche 2019
In view of the summer season, the desire for bikes starts to grow stronger and stronger. Thanks to the new Corsa clothing line, the Gass helmet and the Superlight glasses, Briko® is the protagonist of the passion on the pedals. The range of products of the Italian brand includes light and comfortable garments and accessories that aim to achieve the highest possible degree of protection … Continue reading Briko® starts the desire for Cycling
Cycling and having fun even in winter requires clothings that are suitable for every situation and every weather condition. Thanks to Santini Cycling Wear we had the opportunity to test and use for almost the entire winter season the Vega kit: a very elegant suit and really interesting for its completeness (jacket, overalls, gloves and shoe covers) and for its quality (innovative materials and suitable … Continue reading Winter Kit by Santini Cycling Wear
What we are going to describe is one of the longest and hardest climbs in the Alps, part of the route of the Sportful Dolomiti Race (better known as Granfondo Sportful) and, for 2019, the key climb inside the 20th stage of the 102° Giro D’Italia. The last appointment for climbers before the stage in Verona, where the winner of the Giro D’Italia 2019 will … Continue reading Great Climbs: The Manghen Pass