Kayak goggles – designed for cyclists
Goggles produced by Kayak are designed to fulfil the specific needs of cyclists. You can notice it taking a look at the first model ever produced by this company: the Tatoo Photochromic glasses have adjustable temples and nosepiece, with lenses equipped with a special system. When they are exposed to UV radiation or sunlight, a chemical reaction starts automatically, gradually darkening the lens; when the irradiation ends, they gradually return to their initial transparent state. There are more than 10 models of Kayak goggles available on the market, and each of them providing the same high quality. Furthermore, all Kayak goggles lenses are certified in Longarone (Belluno) at the Certottica centre.
Gist helmets: perfect together with Kayak goggles
Among Gist helmets, which is the best in combination with Kayak goggles? The variety of models can make everyone happy, from the most passionate hobbyist to the strictest professional. You can choose the line you prefer, as well as the colours from a wide and varied range, but also the kind of ventilation, size and type of lacing. Everything has to perfectly fit to the cyclist so that he can become one with his tool (the bike) and its elements (land and air).
The perfect combination
All your accessories need to guarantee a hundred percent quality, functionality, comfort, fit and durability. This is essential to enjoy a noteworthy experience, ensuring a certain degree of performance. Kayak goggles and Gist helmets tend to make you forget that you are wearing them while cycling. They both work so perfectly that they seem more like a second skin rather that external elements.
Cycling stars in Glorenza
The inaugural Gist – Ortler Bike Marathon has just finished: it was a sensational way to prepare for summer.
A few days ago, on June 6, in the beautiful Val Venosta the first Ortler Bike Marathon was held, a MTB race which saw riders from thirteen different countries compete on two alternative routes. Participants could choose the classic route (51 km with a vertical drop of 1,600 meters) or the marathon route (90 km with a vertical drop of 3,000 meters), both starting and ending in the beautiful town of Glorenza. The children were not left out of the fun either, as for them there was a mini competition, (4km for older children and 2km for younger children) in which anyone could take part by going to the race start point and choosing a number.
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The Soave Bike Marathon took place on Saturday 30 and Sunday, May 31, in a village in the countryside. In addition to the cycling race, also other events were held, making the event very interesting and full of fun.
The Soave Bike Marathon, a project aimed at enhancing both the territory and sport, was born 14 years ago in order to draw the attention of the general public on cycling and MTB. There are many opportunities for dwelling on the surrounding landscape thanks to the charming view and the route going through the vineyards. In fact, the race gives you the chance to have fun, not getting caught up too much by the competitive spirit, admiring the wonderful village of Soave.
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Although it seems like yesterday, 50 years have passed since that distant time in 1965, the year when 8 people who loved good cycling had an idea: a business of friends, all cycling lovers with a single heart beating in unison. They officially entered in the cycling calendar on October 2, 1966: three days on two wheels around the green hills of Romagna, this marked the birth of the Fausto Coppi Cycling Club. The Gran Fondo Nove Colli, a legend that spread throughout the world, started on May 20, 1971.
Continue reading Cycling races: the never ending story of the Nove Colli