"Bikes I Love" will be an ongoing feature of Bike World. I'll be posting overviews of race bikes, and trying to look at a variety of news sources and reviews to give a good overall impression of the bike. I'm calling these overviews, not reviews, as I'm not in the position to get my hands on most bikes at this point.
That said, I'm going to start this feature with a review of the Flyte SRS-2. In this case, I can call it a review as I actually own and ride this bike.
Here's how I have the bike set up: 54 cm Flyte SRS-2 Reynolds Ouzo Comp fork Flyte stem (90mm) Airborne OS anatomic handlebar Tacx bottle cages Ultegra brakes 105 shifters Ultegra front derailleur 105 rear derailleur 105 cranks Generic carbon fiber seatpost Selle Italia saddle Look Keo Classic pedals Alex DA-28 wheelset Michelin Dynamic tires
I purchased my SRS-2 frame directly from Flyte in the Spring of 2006. I was fortunate to work about 4 miles from their former office. The frame was on sale in their "…
When first asked a couple of weeks ago about the decision in the Floyd Landis case, Lance Armstrong basically implied that he didn't keep up with cycling anymore and that he didn't have time to look at it.
Now, in a new interview released yesterday, Armstrong blasts the decision of the arbitration panel and states that he feels that Landis would have been exonerated by a jury.
It's about time he spoke up. He may be focused on finding a cure for cancer, but he needs to recognize that for most Americans, he is the person that comes to mind when they think about professional cycling.
In a press release issued today, the Eurobike Exhibition seems to be looking to grow even larger, with 2 new exhibition halls and additional parking. The full text of the press release is below: Heavy construction machinery has been put to work now that the expansion of the exhibition grounds is in full swing at the East Entrance. Lord Mayor Josef Buechelmeier, chairman of the Messe Friedrichshafen supervisory board, has given the go-ahead for work to begin on the expansion of the exhibition grounds, scheduled for completion in 2009.
In addition to new parking facilities in the immediate vicinity of the grounds, the expansion plans include the construction of two additional clear-span halls and a new entrance complex complete with seminar and conference facilities. The new exhibition halls are expected to be already available for use in October 2008. The revamped East Entrance, complete with Foyer and conference rooms, will be inaugurated in summer 2009, the Eurobike scheduled…