Tag Archives: 2011

Holiday Gift Guide – Rapha Pro Team Thermal Bib Shorts

I’ll never forget my first pair of thermal shorts—I still have them, in fact. Traditionally a pro-only garment, fleece lined bibs are slowly gaining a foothold in many companies’ product lines. A new addition to their own autumn/winter line, Rapha’s Pro Team Thermal Bib Shorts offer a high-end option for those looking to take the … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – Mopha Tool Wrap

The Mopha Tool Wrap was first sent to me as a gift from Steve over at Hampsten Cycles. I’ve always struggled with finding efficient, yet cool-looking ways to carry tools. For a while I used a sawed-off water bottle, but this presented problems on days when two bottles were required. I then moved to a … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – Rothera Cycling Caps

The holidays are a time to give gifts and thanks. This year, our Holiday Gift Guide is a chance to celebrate both–giving and thanking, that is. First, it’s our opportunity to highlight several products we would be happy to give to any cyclist or fan. But it’s also a chance for us to say “thank … Continue reading

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Worlds 2011: Martin on clinchers?

Rich’s tweet about a Continental announcement caught my attention. Continental claimed that Tony Martin, 2011’s World Champion, had achieved his decisive win on their new Grand Prix TT clincher. A Worlds win on a clincher, let alone the time trial seemed a little far fetched.

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2011 CrossVegas – The Pros React

“I’m not really sure I won.” That was one of the first things reigning under-23 world cyclo-cross champion Lars Van der Haar said after picking up the victory in CrossVegas, which explains just how close the finish was. Upon hearing the news of his victory  ahead of Christian Heule (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld) and Rob Peeters … Continue reading

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North American Cyclocross Preseason Power Ranking

The final installment in our Domestique Cyclocross Season Preview is our pre-season Power Ranking. From here on out, Pavé will rank racers on the domestic circuit each week, tracking the rise and fall of top pros’ fitness and race  prospects. 1. Jeremy Powers – J-Pow enters the 2011 season as the man to beat on American … Continue reading

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