The Infinito X1 is Fizik’s top spec, über-pricey cross-country race shoe, designed to withstand the rigours of tearing round a gnarly track with your heart rate at maximum. To do this effectively they need to be light, stiff, comfortable and have a certain degree of toughness/durability, because no one wants to break a shoe during
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PeloPics: Sunday saw Philippe Gilbert add Paris-Roubaix 2019 to his already out-standing palmarès. The Deceuninck – Quick-Step rider out-sprinted Katusha-Alpecin’s Nils Politt on the Roubaix Vélodrome for the cobbled victory. Here is our choice of pics and video from the road to Roubaix. The 36 year-old Gilbert added another monument to his honours list, only
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One of the men who coloured the 2019 edition of Paris-Roubaix was without a doubt Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma). A lot was expected from the triple cyclo-cross world champion – last year, he figured in the finale on his debut, but that performance was overshadowed by the passing of his teammate Michael Goolaerts. This year,
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The SL Domane uses Trek’s 500 series OCLV carbon, which is a grade below the 600-series used on the range topping SLR9 model that Trek’s pro tour riders speed across the cobbles of the spring classics on. The Trek Domane SL 5 Disc is one of our Bike of the Year bikes for 2019. To
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Nils Politt (Katusha-Alpecin) called his second place at Paris-Roubaix one of his best days on the bike. Politt finished runner up to Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck-QuickStep) riding clear of an elite group with just under 15 kilometres to go. Related Articles The German earned dark horse status for Paris-Roubaix after an extremely consistent Classics campaign, but
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Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert won the Paris-Roubaix to secure the fourth ‘monument’ title of his career. Former world champion Gilbert beat Germany’s Nils Politt in a sprint finish to win the 257km race in five hours 58 minutes two seconds. Gilbert’s compatriot and Deceuninck-Quick-Step team-mate Yves Lampaert finished third. The five monuments are cycling’s most prestigious
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“N+1” is the correct number of bicycles you should own, N being the current number you actually have. This has seemed to be a reasonable approach for many of us (although this writer discovered some unwarranted family resistance at 14 examples) but there are people who let things get out of hand a bit. The
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Momentum and expectancy are two bywords that would have defined Deceuninck-QuickStep‘s spring until recent weeks. However, after failures to win Gent-Wevelgem and the Tour of Flanders – although they were second in the latter – all eyes now turn to Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix. Victory for the Belgian outfit would reinforce their dominance as the Classics team
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Job done! Name: Martin ClarkLocation: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UKAge: 44Bike: Trek Discovery Channel Paris Roubaix SPA 54cmGroupset: Shimano Dura Ace 7800Wheels: Bontrager 32h Classic training with Dura Ace skewersPedals: Shimano Dura Ace 7800Saddle: Selle San Marco Bontrager Team IssueOther: Continental Grand Prix GT 25mm tyresWeight: Not important. There is a big story about this bike, can
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