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FOCA Ride In Adelaide

News

We know what the deal is once you saddle your bike and hit the road. The drivers, they don’t like you. Not all, but a lot of them don’t. They honk, they yell. Sometimes, a bonehead might even…

2018 Fondriest Tour

Bike Tours

2018 Fondriest Tour Ride The Iconic Dolomites and Italian Alps Ride for 10 days in the Dolomites and Italian Alps. Hosted by Mega Bike and Maurizio Fondriest, the tour features the famous Stelvio and Mortirolo climbs and visits…

Burn Body Fat and Have Fun Doing It

Training

I’m one of those people who can gain a kilo by looking at a bowl of ice cream. We bought a bathroom scale last March and even though my jeans showed me I’d gained some weight, number 90,…

What Does Napoleon Have to Do With Torpado?

Bike Reviews

Have you ever wondered what’s behind Nearco, Levizir, and Ribot names in the Torpado line of models? In Italy, a lot of people know at least something about Nearco, but here in Australia, unless you’re a racing horse…

Fondriest TF2 1.7 Aero Lands in Australia

News

The last time Maurizio Fondriest wrote on this blog, he spoke about the new frame model under development in Italy, the TF2 1.7 Aero. It’s been a while since the idea of a frame with aerodynamic features first…

Fondriest TF2 Aero and Skiing

Maurizio Fondriest's Insights

The excitement of getting a new Fondriest model out into the world is never the same. We always listen to our riders’ feedback and suggestions early on in the development process. In fact, our new models come about…

2017 Fondriest Tour

Bike Tours

Join Mega Bike team for 10 days in the Dolomites and Italian Alps with Maurizio Fondriest and Yader Zoli. Climb the legendary Stelvio and Mortirolo, follow Maurizio to some of his favourite climbs. Curious how the famous Fondriest bikes are made? Visit…

Maurizio Fondriest’s Insights: Introduzione

Maurizio Fondriest's Insights

I ticked off a big 5:0 last year. For some, a slow slide into athletic frailty begins some time after 40. I hear people complain about getting old and how they used to be able to do this…

Fondriest RP3 1.6: An Elegant Peon

Bike Reviews

Written by Nikolai Razouvaev I switched to Fondriest RP3 1.6 from an eight-thousand-dollar, Dura Ace equipped race weapon. My first thought: Are you sure you want to spend four hours on this bike? Like any racer, former or…