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Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in bikes, gear and gadgets, training | 0 comments

Tacx Real life videos Sicily

Tacx Real life videos Sicily

In June Jaap Wagenvoort gfe (GoPro filmmaker extraordinaire 🙂 ) and myself have been filming in Sicily for three (Tacx compatible) Real Life Videos. I’ve already posted the trailers, but now I can present you the finished videos! Video 1: Sicily – Erice This RLV brings you to the archeologic park of Segesta, to the Garibaldi monument (Pianto Romano) and through a hilly landscape to the town of Valderice where the climb towards the Medieval town of Erice  (750 meters above sea level) starts. The Erice RLV includes 4 serious climbs totaling over 1.500m vertical ascent, but the maximum grade is ‘just’ 9%, so very trainer-friendly! Erice guarantees at least 2,5h of pure indoor training fun and you get to learn the beauty of Sicily along the way! The trailer: Order here Video 2: Sicily – Bosco d’Alcamo This Bosco d’Alcamo RLV is 18,6km long. It includes a nice warm-up in the valley near the town of Alcamo, a tough climb towards the Bosco d’Alcamo and a nice cooling down....

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Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in bikes, gear and gadgets, training | 1 comment

Tacx Real life video Sicily – trailer 2: Bosco di Alcamo

Tacx Real life video Sicily – trailer 2: Bosco di Alcamo

The RLV Sicily – Bosco di Alcamo is now available! Buy it here. in June this year Jaap Wagenvoort and I have been filming for several days in Sicily. The material will be used for three training videos that you can use on a Tacx trainer: • Bike ride to the medieval town of Erice (click to watch the trailer) • The Bosco di Alcamo climb • Riding with Don Bici Today the second trailer is released: Bosco di alcamo. A ride through the countryside and the town of Alcamo to the Bosco di Alcamo, a nature reserve 750 meters above sea level on Monte Bonifato. The climb of this trainig video is also included in next year’s Giro dello Scorpione 2014. So check it out and see what you can expect in sunny Sicily!...

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Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in bikes, gear and gadgets, miscellaneous | 0 comments

A Polar Bottle traveling around the world… (caption contest update)

A Polar Bottle traveling around the world… (caption contest update)

On June 16 this year Tricia won the caption contest, so I sent her a Polar bottle, which 11 days later arrived safe and sound in Canada. I just found a @PolarBottle at my front door! All the way from #Sicily! Grazie @Don_Bici! pic.twitter.com/Pbc77fWvyx — Tricia Eggeling (@Trish_Eggeling) June 27, 2013 This summer Tricia went on a (cycling) holiday in France and took the Polar bottle with her. Here are some pics she just sent me: Thanks for the lovely pics, Tricia. It looks like you had a great holiday in France! I hope that Polar Bottle will travel some more and maybe finds it way back to Sicily, say somewhere around May 31 2014…;-) Looking forward to welcoming you on this lovely island. Cari saluti dalla bella Sicilia!...

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Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in bikes, gear and gadgets, training | 0 comments

Tacx Real life video Sicily – trailer 1: Erice

Tacx Real life video Sicily – trailer 1: Erice

The RLV Sicily – Erice is now available! Buy it here. On June 10 I posted a teaser for the upcoming RLV training videos. Jaap Wagenvoort and I have been filming for several days in Sicily for three RLV’s that can be used on a Tacx trainer: • Bike ride to the medieval town of Erice • The Bosco di Alcamo climb • Riding with Don Bici Today I proudly present you the first trailer: Erice. A ride from the town of Alcamo to the temple of Segesta, the Garibaldi monument at Pianto Roman and the Medieval town of Erice, 750 meters above sea level on Monte Erice. Join us in Sicily for the Giro dello Scorpione 2014 for several bike rides in this lovely part of Sicily!...

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Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in bikes, gear and gadgets | 0 comments

Cleaning my bike chain with the Muc-off X-1 chain cleaner

Cleaning my bike chain with the Muc-off X-1 chain cleaner

I have used several types of chain cleaners and most of them broke easily, weren’t easy to use and/or weren’t really doing a good job cleaning the chain properly. When I was ordering some Skins on the Chainreaction website I came across the Muc-off X-1 chain cleaner, which got a few good reviews. I checked it out on the Muc-off website and it looked quite sturdy to me, so I decided to give it a try and ordered it. A few weeks ago I used the X-1 for the first time and I was so impressed I thought it would be nice to share my experience with you guys. The X-1 is wider than the other types I’ve used before, because it has several lateral cogs that drive both a cog with brush that’s mounted on the lid of the cleaner and one cog with brush on the bottom. The plastic is also much thicker than that of the other cleaners and it has a nifty handle. It’s very...

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