This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Priscila Pegoretti, a third-semester medical student at the Universidade Regional de Blumenau(FURB) in Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]
So as usual, I missed the morning group ride. Usual reason, hit the snooze button and somehow never heard the 2nd ring blah blah blah…. Normally that would have been the end of it and the rest of the day would be filled with the usual ‘boh-liao’ stuff like housework, laundry, washing etc… but somehow […]
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Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley For this Tech Talk, I’m letting my friend, Bruce L Ross take a pull. He wrote me recently with some fun bike bling ideas, which seemed very appropriate for this festive time of year. Bruce lives just a short ride from me here in Santa Cruz, California. If you’ve […]
Welcome to Day Five of the 4th Annual BikinginLA Holiday Fund Drive. Your support helps keep SoCal’s best source for bike news and advocacy coming your way every morning! ……… No surprise here. A new study from Ohio State University shows that distracted driving crashes tend to be more severe than other crashes. Which makes sense, […]
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… most music lovers will associate the title with Frank Zappa’s song of the same name. Bike lovers in the know will relate this with one of the iconic frames from master framebuilder Dario Pegoretti. The most striking feature of the frame are the huge chainstays measuring a colossal 35mm in diameter, which also gives […]
The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) is pleased to announce that “Officina” Dario Pegoretti — the team that Dario trained for many years — will be exhibiting at this year’s show in Sacramento, California, showcasing the technical and artistic vision of their legendary founder. Widely considered the “Godfather” of the artisan framebuilding world, Pegoretti’s frames […]
Fancy bikes all around this weekend. Chris King put on an exhibition from 18 of the most prestigious bicycle builders in the US. Where you could ogle new creations and talk to the builders.
I was startled and saddened last week to read of the sudden death of Dario Pegoretti, a man known to aficionados of fine bicycle frames as one of the world’s great artisan builders, and by all accounts a charming man, a lover of music and one of life’s true bon vivants. He was only 62. A heart attack.
Dario Pegoretti was one of the most uniquely talented of men; artist, engineer, craftsman, entrepreneur, philosopher, music lover and poet. We had the pleasure and honour of spending some time with Dario last year and only wished we had been able to spend much longer listening and learning. It was clear that this was an […]
Ride Mallorca like never before at inaugural Toros de Gravel gravel grinder – Every Euro roadie knows the road climbs of Spanish island Mallorca, but did you know there were killer gravel tracks there too? We didn’t. But on Oct 13 the first Canyon Toros de Gravel Mallorca GP will roll of the beaten tracks for 140km […]