The Big Gear Show interviews Chris Zigmont

Christopher Zigmont has a career’s worth of perspective from working leadership positions for and with brands like Specialized, Mavic, Pedro’s, SRAM, and Play Sports—the parent company of GCN and Shift Active Media. His career spans decades in our industry, but he’s never seen years like 2020 or 2021, still, a perspective like the one Chris […]

GIRO’21 Stage 13: Nizzolo Nudges it Over the Line!

Giro d’Italia Stage 13: A flat stage… a very flat stage. Rumours of a motorway flyover were unfounded. The last kilometre was worth waiting for as Edoardo Affini (Jumbo-Visma) went for a very late attack, but Giacomo Nizzolo (Qhubeka Assos) managed to shoot past his countryman and hold the others off for the stage win. […]

Gear Break: Zwift Yumezi, Giant/Liv, Nuyarn, STATE/Grateful Dead, 50% Off Primal Masks & FESTKA

Gear Break: A new World awaits with Zwift’s Makuri Islands, Giant, Liv, and The Pro’s Closet announce new partnership, revolutionary Nuyarn Spinning Tech creates the only true performance wool, STATE x Grateful Dead collaboration, 50% off Primal masks and Cycling Pop Ups organized by community-based cycling collective Rubber N’ Road during COVID-19 pandemic helped FESTKA […]

Fancy riding and then dining with legends?

Share this story If you love cycling and fine dining look no further. We’re honoured to have partnered with a completely new and exclusive cycling set up, Le Blanq and if you’re a Yellow Jersey customer, you may well just find a few extra perks along the way too… The ultimate getaways for the cycling […]

Montreal is hosting a bike-thru vaccine clinic

Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve race track, a loop popular with cyclists, is normally closed to the public at this time of year as it hosts the (cancelled for 2021) Montreal Grand Prix. Unlike most years, cyclists are actually being encouraged to ride down to Parc Jean-Drapeau’s Île Notre-Dame to get one of the thousands of […]

GIRO’21 Stage 12: Victorious Vendrame!

Giro d’Italia Stage 12: Today was a day for the break, but they had to work for it in the first 70 kilometres. When the break succeeded to make the escape, it was big and the peloton let them take 11 minutes. The group split and we were left four that split to two: Chris […]

How to plan and map a bikepacking adventure?

Share this story For me, planning a bikepacking adventure is not only something that comes naturally, but also my job. After cycling a lap of the world, and hundreds of miles in various countries like Chile, Morocco, Kyrgyzstan, Argentina and Norway, I have now spent about five years planning longer shorter routes, mostly in Scotland, […]

Forza Italia! (Part 1)

As the Giro D’Italia gets to the pointy end of the race (and with two Lancashire riders in the top five after stage 11), what better time to consider the volume and variety of bikes and associated products heralding from Italy. Aside from some outsourcing of manufacture, these companies are 100% Italian and the cornerstone […]

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