We’re well aware of both Shimano and Campagnolo offering electronic shifting. And both companies groups work remarkably well (s compared to Mavic‘s first offering a while back). But corporate competition for my hard earned money is always a good thing. It brings prices down, features up.
Thousand Oaks recently striped some of its existing bike lanes green to aid in visibility to motorists. As long as the material used for the paint is not slippery when wet and doesn’t peel or fade away prematurely, this is a good thing. While normally I would rather drivers just be accustomed to other road
Making the Grade | Bicycling.com Very nice program out in Wisconsin.
The UCI came to Los Angeles recently for the SoCalCross CycloCross at night event. Following a couple days of steady drizzle, the course became a mudpit, offering up proper Cross conditions. The only parts missing were temperatures in the 30s and a coating of snow.
Here’s a nice YouTube documentary on the Garmin-Slipstream pro team. Lots of interviews with riders and team support personnel as well as behind-the-scenes footage. (Look for the scene of Mike Friedman shaving in the bathtub!)