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TBS 2015 Bianchi
Toronto International Bicycle Show VIDEOS – Bianchi, Velofix, Shimano, Opus, Tourism Quebec

(Toronto, ON) – The Toronto International Bicycle Show was held recently and Pedal was on site covering the show and the lastest and greatest for 2015. We caught up with the folks at Bianchi, … READ MORE →

Argon 18 Nitrogen-300×301
Eurobike 2014 Videos Part 5 – Argon, Giant, Vredestein

(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Here’s our final installment from Eurobike 2014, Europe’s largest cycling trade show held Aug. 27-30 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, that launches next season’s hot new rides and products. We got the lowdown … READ MORE →

XTR DI2 Screen shot 2014-09-09 at 10.45.47 AM
Eurobike 2014 Videos Part 2 – Shimano, Croozer, Abus

(Friedrichshafen, Germany) – Pedal was on site at the recent Eurobike 2014 that ran from Aug. 27-30 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, launching next season’s hot new rides and products. We caught up with Rudy Balmes … READ MORE →

POC Octal helmet [P] Mike Sarnecki
Interbike 2013 Report – Part 1

(Las Vegas, Nevada) – Interbike 2013 saw the cycling world from around the globe gather at the new venue in Las Vegas, the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre, to see what’s hot for 2014. Hundreds … READ MORE →

Schwalbe’s IronMan line. [P] Schwalbe
Schwalbe Launches Official IronMan Tire

– Ironman is the name of the new tyre and this name says it all: As uncompromisingly as the legendary competition itself, Schwalbe has trimmed its first pure triathlon tyre to the requirements of … READ MORE →

Toronto International Bicycle Show Videos Part 3 – Kazak, Thule

(Toronto, ON) – Pedal was on site at the 2013 Toronto International Bicycle Show to discover what’s new and hot in bikes and gear this coming season. Here’s Part 3 of our interviews and … READ MORE →

Toronto International Bicycle Show Videos – Part 2

(Toronto, ON) – Pedal was on the floor of the 2013 Toronto International Bicycle Show on the weekend to check out what’s new and hot this season. Here’s Part 2 of our interviews with … READ MORE →

Bike Zone [P] Peter Kraiker
Toronto International Bicycle Show 2013 – PHOTOS

(Toronto, ON) – Check out this great collection of photos by Peter Kraiker straight from the floor of this past weekend’s Toronto International Bicycle Show held in the Better Living Centre at Exhibition Place. … READ MORE →

Campagnolo Athena EPS Crank [P] Scott Kelly
Campagnolo 2013 Product Launch – Athena EPS Introduced, Plus Triples & More

(Vicenza, Italy) – Pedal was recently invited to an exclusive 2013 product launch in Italy at Campagnolo, one of the most recognized and revered brands in cycling. Next season will be a big year … READ MORE →

Rita Borelli Specialized
Specialized Global Press Launch 2013 Sneak Peak Vids – New S-WORKS Ruby, Carbon RD Wheels, Matt Hunter Interview

(Snowbird, UT) – Pedal’s Paul Newitt was on site in Snowbird, UT for the 2013 Specialized Global Press Launch to get a sneak peek at Specialized’s latest developments in cycling technology, including the all-new … READ MORE →

Jolie and Chantal Mizerski at Racer Sportif booth [P]
2012 TO Bike Show a Big Success – Report, Photos

(Toronto, ON) – The 26th Annual Toronto International Bicycle Show, Mar. 2-4 saw solid traffic all weekend with cycling enthusiasts of all stripes lining up at the doors and converging to check out the … READ MORE →

Campy EPS + Pinarello Dogma2 = cool…
Campy Dogma2/Super Record 11 EPS Electronic Groupset Launched at La Bicicletta

(Toronto, ON) – On Saturday, Pedal was on site at La Bicicletta in Toronto which hosted the Canadian launch of the new Campagnolo Super Record 11 EPS Electronic Groupset on Pinarello’s Dogma2 with some … READ MORE →

Ultegra Di2 drivetrain [P] Scott Kelly
Shimano’s Ultegra Di2 and Cervelo’s S5 – The Latest in Electronic Drivetrains and Hot Rides

(Toronto, ON) – With Shimano’s new Ultegra Di2 gruppo, electronic drivetrains have taken a giant step towards becoming a realistic choice for most consumers. As revolutionary as Dura Ace Di2 was, it was simply … READ MORE →

Fuji Altamira Team Replica
Fuji Altamira Team Replica

November 4, 2011 (Airdrie, AB) – I was excited to test the Fuji Altamira Team Replica, given that Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (ESP, Geox-TMC) won this year’s Vuelta d’Espana on a similar model. The Team … READ MORE →

Formigli Asiel RF
Formigli Asiel RF

November 1, 2011 (Canmore, AB) – Formigli may not be a brand you are familiar with, but you should be, especially if you’re considering a custom-fit road bike. This high-end boutique brand is produced by … READ MORE →

Storck Fenomalist
Storck Fenomalist

November 1, 2011 (Toronto, ON) – The man behind the Storck brand of bicycles/parts is Markus Storck, and for the past 17 years, his company has been designing and patenting both frames and parts out … READ MORE →

SRAM Red Cassette  [P] SRAM
SRAM Red 2012 Launching Soon

– Information continues to come out about SRAM’s latest generation of it’s flagship Red road component group. SRAM photos have been leaked along with other pieces of the puzzle in a build up to … READ MORE →

Norco 2012 Product Launch Part 2 – Threshold

(Whistler, BC) – Also released at the Norco 2012 product launch in mid-July was the Threshold, a cyclocross race-focused machine that’s strong, lightweight, and responsive.  While racing is the first thought when you see … READ MORE →

The 2012 Valence blends performance with comfort – nice. [P] Norco
Norco 2012 Product Launch Part 1

(Whistler, BC) – Pedal was stoked to be invited to the Norco 2012 Launch July 18-21 in Whistler, B.C., during the renowned Kokanee Crankworx Mountain Bike Festival. We were excited to spend time riding … READ MORE →

Cervelo’s S5 – already proven at the Tour… [P] Chris Redden
Cervelo Launches New S5 at Domestique Cafe

(Dundas, ON) – Cervelo recently announed the launch of their new model, the S5 at Domestique Cafe in Dundas, Ont. The stealth looking bike was a non-stickered model for the preview (decals will be … READ MORE →

Romin Evo Pro [P] Paul Newitt
Specialized Global Press Launch – Day 3 Wrap

(Monterey, California) – Specialized Global Press Launch 2012 earlier this month included an impressive list of new and improved equipment for the upcoming season in every category. Our final day at the launch began with … READ MORE →

Specialized’s sexy and fast new Venge McLaren. [P] Paul Newitt
Specialized 2012 Global Press Launch Day 2 – Road Romps

(Monterey, California) – Day 2 of Specialized’s Global 2012 product launch included lots of short and informative presentations and long road rides as we got to test out some of the company’s fabulous bikes … READ MORE →

Specialized’s Camber Carbon Pro 29er… cool runnig’. [P] Paul Newitt
Specialized 2012 Global Press Launch Day 1

July 11, 2011 (Monterey, California) – Before heading off to Specialized’s 2012 product launch in Monterey California, we made a quick pit stop in Morgan Hill to check out their flagship facility. A lot has … READ MORE →

New Specialized 2012 Amira

June 29, 2011 (Montreal, QC) – Specialized is proud to announce the launch of the 2012 Amira Women’s Race Bike, introduced last weekend at the Lurreta Emakumeen Bira stage race in Spain. The 2012 Amira … READ MORE →

XT equipped KHS Team Carbon… sweet ride.[P]Scott Kelly
Shimano 2012 Deore XT Launch Report and Photos

June 23, 2011 (Tahoe, CA) – Last week, June 14-16, Shimano hosted an XT Shimano Media Camp and invited a group of journalists to Northstar at Tahoe Resort in the Sierra Nevada Mountains to ride … READ MORE →