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Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc review


The Hardrock is Specialized’s entry-level hardtail, but its four-bike range tops out at around the point where you typically find properly capable mountain bikes. From there you upgrade to the Rockhopper line.The two cheapest Hardrocks have 26in wheels. We chose one of the 29ers for a more direct comparison to the Rockhopper – and it’s the most expensive, to create the narrowest gap.Highs: Rolls well for such a heavy bike, the fork adds comfort if not controlLows: Short, up ...
Full article at: 2 days ago, 2:00am CDT


You’re So Vein: Tour de France Rider Posts Leg Selfie, Causes Uproar

Source: SportsGrid

Wait, who won the Tour de France again? Because all anyone can talk about is Polish rider Bartosz Huzarski, who posted this leg selfie on Facebook following the 18th stage last week. It caused quite a social media kerfuffle, with some accusing him of doping. Or of being in the early stages of becoming a werewolf. Wow. RT @Ferknuckle: Insane RT @YEG_IVIars Bartosz Huzarski`s legs after 18th stage. Tour de Franc ...
Full article at: SportsGrid 3 days ago, 12:51pm CDT

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VIDEO: Thrilling finishes to track program

Source: BBC Sport

Track cycling at the 2014 Commonwealth Games ended with two more thrilling finishes at the Sir ...
Full article at: BBC Sport 4 days ago, 3:06pm CDT

Des Clarke: The opening ceremony was a great time to be Scottish with a shining sun and a shiny Rod Stewart

Source: Stirling Observer

It's unsurprising that Sir Chris Hoy stepped in to assist in removing the lid from the Queen's Baton, says DES, because being Scottish he should be an expert in getting taps a ...
Full article at: Stirling Observer 5 days ago, 3:12am CDT

Joanna Rowsell adds Commonwealth title to Olympic crown

Source: Daily Mail - UK

Joanna Rowsell punched the air with delight as she rode a victory lap at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome this afternoon later revealing she was 'over the moon'. ...
Full article at: Daily Mail - UK 6 days ago, 6:51pm CDT

Commonwealth Games open in colourful, moving ceremony

Source: Asia One

GLASGOW - Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 20th Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on Wednesday after a moving and colourful ceremony in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd.The Games will feature 17 sports across 11 days of competition with more than 4,500 athletes from 71 nations competing, making the event the biggest Scotland has ever hosted.The Queen called on those present to "unite" in difficult times as a minute's silence was held for the victims of the Malaysia Air ...
Full article at: Asia One Jul 23 2014, 10:21pm CDT

Dreams fulfilled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Source: Driving Canada

WEST SUSSEX, U.K. – Wearing his trademark tartan-trimmed helmet, Sir Jackie Stewart waved to the massive crowd  before climbing into a 1954 Mercedes W196 at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.  “It’s a great thrill to be here and drive one of the most valuable motor cars in the world,” he said later of the Silver Arrows Mercedes. A  similar machine holds the world’s record for the most expensive car ever sold at public auction. “ ...
Full article at: Driving Canada Jul 1 2014, 10:14am CDT

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Goodwood Festival Of Speed: Sir Chris Hoy Crashes Nissan Supercar (VIDEO)

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

He's only in his first full season of motor racing, so it's reasonable to expect Sir Chris Hoy to come a cropper occasionally but even he was feeling red-faced after an expensive shunt with a hay bale. The six-times Olympic gold medal winner now races a Nissan GT-R GT3 in the British GT championships and was at the Goodwood Festival of Speed giving demonstration runs up the hillclimb in the road version of the car. Unfortunately, one of his runs up ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition Jun 30 2014, 6:26am CDT

British Cycling launches super fan package


Are you a British Cycling super fan? Are you first in the internet queue for velodrome tickets and lap up the news about stars such as Laura Trott, Geraint Thomas and Rachel Atherton? Well, the governing body has launched an official membership for passionate fans of British Cycling’s crop of athletes. The £20-a-year package gives members access to the best of the GB cycling team. Perks include a supporter pack, ...
Full article at: Jun 17 2014, 2:00am CDT

Football: England seek help for World Cup mind games

Source: Asia One

LONDON - Portugal have Cristiano Ronaldo as their clinical penalty marksman, but if England are thrust into another World Cup sudden death clash their heads may turn to Steve Peters.The renowned sports psychologist has been hired to put steel into a squad often shown to lack killer instinct and which has the World Cup's worst penalty shootout record.England lost on penalties in 1990, 1998 and against Ronaldo's Portugal in the 2006 World Cup quarter-finals. Germany, by compa ...
Full article at: Asia One Jun 5 2014, 9:18pm CDT


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