Quick preview: Gaerne G.Fora 2010 road cycling shoes

They sure are shiny.

As I’ve made great progress in my riding during the last year, I thought I was up for a new pair of shoes. My problem is my shoe size, which is at the top end of cycling shoe makers. Sure, you can get proper sized Sidis, but they cost 250 euros per pair. As the… Continue reading Quick preview: Gaerne G.Fora 2010 road cycling shoes

Man vs. Machine – Atherton vs. Knight

Anybody who has read our blog previously knows about Maarten’s man-crush on the Atherton brothers and we have mentioned them earlier, such as in the Red Bull rampage post. They are great riders and good-looking people and their sponsor Red Bull is maximizing their popularity by setting up a race – Between man and machine,… Continue reading Man vs. Machine – Atherton vs. Knight

Artistic cycling – Amazing stuff

It’s the 93rd independence day here in Finland today and during the night it snowed another 20 centimeters (8 inches). That means less cycling and more cleaning out the yard and driveway. Or just staying in and watching bike videos of other people riding in the snow. Anyway, there are these videos I’ve seen during… Continue reading Artistic cycling – Amazing stuff

Cyclocross, freezing cold and away we go!

It’s been darn cold here the last few days, this morning the temperature had actually gone below zero and that naturally means that the next time I go riding, I’ll have to have studded wheels. As you might remember, last Sunday on the 10/10/10 the Finnish championships of cyclocross were being competed in and Jukka… Continue reading Cyclocross, freezing cold and away we go!

Race video: City Sprint in Poland

The city of Jelenia Góra in Poland

We appreciate art when we see and we’re even happier to see cycling spread further and further every day. This footage is from the city of Jelenia Góra in South-West Poland close to the Czech Republic border. They held a city sprint in the old town riding with mountain bikes. I haven’t seen too many… Continue reading Race video: City Sprint in Poland

Tour de Helsinki 2010 has finished

Well, the 2010 Tour de Helsinki has been raced last Sunday and there were a massive number of over 1 700 riders participating and the top were making sure they ride fast. The top Finns have always been showing up in the tour when possible, and their times were not bad. The winner of the… Continue reading Tour de Helsinki 2010 has finished