Colnago Recalls Bicycles and Frame Kits Due to Crash Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Bicycles and bicycle frame kits Hazard: The front brakes can detach from fork during use, posing a crash hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumers should stop using the recalled bicycles and bicycle frame kits and contact Colnago America for a free inspection. If the hole in the front fork for the brake mounting bolt is not at least 12 mm in depth, the front … [Read more...]

Gran Fondo Colnago Los Angeles: Cycling, Cinema, Glamour

Breathtaking start from Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills for the first edition. Over 1300 participants, greeted by Ernesto Colnago, Italian institutions and actor Andy Garcia. Los Angeles (Ca, USA) June 27, 2011 – Beautiful Californian sun, a glamorous backdrop for the start line and stunning courses: the first edition of Gran Fondo Colnago Los Angeles could not have ask for more! Lined up in … [Read more...]

Where Is Your Bike Made?

Written by: Lanolin (Ritte Racing) Snobs. Back when aluminum and carbon fiber started arriving in bike shops there was a distinct “steel is real” backlash. People described aluminum as “harsh” and “dead” and carbon as just plain “dead.” Frankly, they were right. Cruising around on a well-made steel bike feels wonderful. But when it came to racing the things up 10 mile long, 6% … [Read more...]

Bosberg Banning Sparks Debate

If you didn’t see the press conference earlier, view it here first. Very upsetting news from the UCI regarding the Bosberg being “aesthetic doping.” We still haven’t heard any official word from the UCI yet regarding the Bosberg “being too good looking” for professional competition. But it seems their unusual move to set a limit not only on how little a bike can weigh, but on how … [Read more...]