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Strava has introduced new perks for Strava Premium members including exclusive industry savings and free cover from Sundays Insurance for cyclists and runners. A new portal at strava.com/premium/perks will house the benefits aimed at athletes – with new perks added regularly. Premium members will be able to get discounts from [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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Garmin has acquired Alphamantis Technologies, a privately held designer of aerodynamics testing and measurement technology for the cycling industry. Financial terms of the acquisition were not released. “Alphamantis is on the leading edge of aerodynamics analysis in the cycling world, and that makes the company a perfect fit for our robust [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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Leading European bike manufacturer, Accell Group, has reported its first half financial year results for 2017. Net turnover for H1 2017 reached €634.0 million, up +0.7% year-on-year on the first half of 2016. The company noted that growth was pressured by lower sales in North America, the Netherlands and Turkey. Although, [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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With the aim of creating synergies between the bicycle and tourism industries, at the Eurobike Travel Talk 2017 conference, on Friday 1 September 2017, speakers will address topics such as infrastructure, e-mountain bikes, smart cycling, racing bike tourism and global product trends. The direct dialogue between the speakers and audience [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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Abbey Bike Tools has introduced its Fit Kit System – billed as ‘a compact, precise, and repeatable tool to aid in replicating all three aspects of saddle positioning (height, setback and angle) so you can perfectly dial in your bike, at home or on-the-go, all the time and anywhere.' A release [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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The USA Triathlon Foundation has announced the recipients of US$86,000 in grant funding to support underserved youth, Olympic-inspired youth and athletes with disabilities. In addition, the foundation announced the awardees of US$12,000 in total grant funding for first-year professional triathletes through the Jesse Thomas Scholarship. USA Triathlon Foundation Grants A total of [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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The XTERRA World Tour returns to Australia with a three-race series beginning on 14 October 2017 at the inaugural XTERRA East Gippsland on the Mitchell River in the state of Victoria. The new XTERRA Australia Series will be organized by Elite Energy Events, one of Australia's premier event management specialists, which [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed that the ITU World Triathlon Series will return to the city of Leeds for a third successive year on 9-10 June 2018. Leeds joins Bermuda, Abu Dhabi, Yokohama and the Grand Final on the Gold Coast as host locations confirmed for next year's [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Sur PhytoPerformance has launched its first product, AltRed, billed as ‘a groundbreaking phytonutrient supplement that uses a newly discovered technology to unleash the unique athletic performance and recovery benefits of betalain phytonutrients.' The betalains in AltRed come from the pigment found in beets, which Sur isolates from the plant matrix in [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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SILCA Anniversary HX-ONE hex keys
Celebrating a century of toolmaking, SILCA is introducing a new SILCA PISTA Track Pump and HX-ONE tool-set. Re-introducing the PISTA track pump, the SILCA team notes that it ‘went through great lengths to preserve the aesthetics and form of the original PISTA while improving function and durability, using the finest materials [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Taking place on 6-8 October, the third Santorini Experience on the Greek island of Santorini recently won a silver award at the Sports Marketing Awards 2017. The event was recognised as part of the awards' Sports Tourism category within Greece. On the back of its award win, and with the [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Heathspan Elite has introduced Activ Immunity +, a ‘wild berry flavoured immune boosting effervescent drink'. Activ Immunity + has been formulated to provide daily nutrition support to boost the immune system. Each tablet dissolves in water to provide a wild berry flavoured drink and contains 500mg of the super fruit [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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IRONMAN has announced that IRONMAN UK will remain in Bolton until 2022. The race has become one of the biggest events in the North West of England and one of Europe's biggest IRONMAN races. Bolton will also continue to host the world's biggest IRONKIDS event, IRONKIDS UK with 2500 children [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
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Specialist altitude simulator, Altium i10, has partnered up with the ‘Wolf Pack' a group of riders undertaking a gruelling non-stop charity ride across the Alps this summer, from Geneva to San Remo, on Saturday August 12th. The Altium i10 team is giving its backing to the feat of endurance, as one [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
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Rudy Project Tralyx Trek-Segafredo
Rudy Project North America is partnering with Trek Bicycle, based in Waterloo, Wisconsin, to make Rudy Project's Italian-made eyewear available for sale in Trek-owned stores and retailers. Rudy Project eyewear is currently in nine Trek stores nationwide across the US, with another 22 slated to start selling Rudy Project sunglasses [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
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NIKE has announced that Monique Matheson will become Nike's EVP, Global Human Resources. Matheson will succeed David Ayre, who will retire from Nike after more than 10 years leading the company's human resources function. As a member of the executive leadership team, ‘Ayre played an important role in Nike's accelerated [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
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The team at Super League Triathlon has confirmed that ‘50 of the world's leading male and female triathletes, including 25 Olympian's from around the world, will compete in Jersey, UK, for the Super League Triathlon crown in September 2017.' The men's line-up will include the Brownlee brothers from the UK, their [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
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Having won the ITU Mixed Relay World Championship title in Hamburg last weekend, the Australian team has now confirmed its participation in the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham on 2 September. The event, seen as a showcase for the new Tokyo 2020 Mixed Relay event, will be televised live [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
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Günter Netzer has laid down his duties as Executive Director of Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company alongside IRONMAN. Netzer is retiring from all current functions. Since the inception of the company, Günter Netzer has ‘played a crucial role in securing success for Infront, helping to develop it [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
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USA Triathlon has announced the start of the first-ever National Triathlon Week, an initiative to celebrate multisport and all its constituency groups. National Triathlon Week takes place from 17 July through Sunday 23 July, both on social media and in communities across the United States. The emphasis of the week is [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
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