Canadian manufacturers seem to be getting everywhere at the moment, but some like Cove are better known than others. Most however are brought into the UK and if you haven’t looked at them before you might be quite interested in Balfa.
Whats been happening in the wonderful world of bikes then? Well specialized have been continuing their quest to be the bike company to be associated with. Not only has their new carbon frameset now got a win under its belt, they’ve also licenced their Zertz vibration damping technology to Italian tubeset manufacturers Dedacciai. Then the big S also has the World XC Mountain Bike Champion riding for them too.
Filip Meirhaeghe is aiming for some new golden jewelry to sling around his neck come August. The 33-year-old Belgian is putting everything into winning the mountain bike gold medal at the Summer Olympic Games. Meirhaeghe is leaving nothing to chance, he’s already checked out the course in Athens, he’s training hard, and earlier this year he won the season opener in Cyprus wearing the world champion’s rainbow jersey. There’s an interview with him here.
Square bike wheels. It’s going to be the next big thing.