Innicycle cleanly converts your old 1″ threaded bike to modern 1 1/8″ threadless

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Innicycle cleanly converts your old 1″ threaded bike to modern 1 1/8″ threadless

2020-10-21 11:03:18 Do you own an older bike with a quill stem and 1″ threaded fork? Or in other words, do you own a bike from the ’70s, ’80s or even ’90s? Perhaps it doesn’t quite fit like you remember, maybe the handlebar stopped being safe a decade ago, or perhaps you want to transform that rusty mountain bike into a gravel sled? This bit of tech may help you bring new life to that classic steed. The Innicycle is a complete conversion headset that retains the stock 1″ threaded fork and frame, and lets you fit a modern 1 1/8″ threadless stem in place of the quill stem. OK, so such conversions have existed for a long time, and some are less terrible than others, however, none have been all that elegant. That was until the same engineer behind the ForkMods 12 mm thru-axle conversions reimagined the whole idea

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Julian Alaphilippe dreams of Tour of Flanders return in 2021

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Julian Alaphilippe dreams of Tour of Flanders return in 2021

2020-10-21 10:43:22 Deceuninck-QuickStep’s Julian Alaphilippe says that he intends to return to the Tour of Flanders next season after crashing out on his debut at the Belgian one-day race on Sunday. The road race world champion collided with a race motorbike while part of a three-man breakaway with Jumbo-Visma’s Wout van Aert and eventual winner Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix), and has been left wondering what might have been. “I’m happy that I had the opportunity to discover the race as world champion and that I could show my rainbow jersey as part of such a strong team,” the Frenchman said on his team’s website on Tuesday. “It’s left me wanting more, and I can already tell you that I want to return next year.” Alaphilippe appeared to be talking into his team radio – potentially with his head turned down to talk into the microphone – when he rode

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You can observe rallies, envoys told

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2020-10-21 09:46:40 Foreign diplomats are allowed to observe the political protests but they must inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in advance, spokesman Tanee Sangrat said on Tuesday. “They [diplomats] can go [and observe the protests] but they should inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” he said. “Some embassies and international organisations have told us beforehand, some have not.” He emphasised that they could “observe, not take part [in the rallies]“. So far, the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights) and the Canadian embassy have informed the MFA of their intention to send observers, according to the MFA. The MFA has not warned embassies against sending staff to the rallies it had merely sent them letters informing them about the protests for the sake of their safety, Mr Tanee said. He was speaking after updating the media on the political situation and recent protests. Thani Thongphakdi, the

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Roglic powers to victory on stage 1 of the Vuelta a España: Daily News Digest

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Roglic powers to victory on stage 1 of the Vuelta a España: Daily News Digest

2020-10-20 23:27:31 (Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, With the Vuelta a España getting underway, the Giro d’Italia in its final week, and WorldTour one-day racing going on at Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne, things are about as busy as they can be in the world of pro cycling, and on top of that, Tuesday brought some compelling storylines to boot. In Belgium, a young star took her first WorldTour win of the season as another big name was relegated. Over at the Vuelta, things kicked off with a thrilling stage for the GC contenders that saw some marquee riders shine and others falter with more than two weeks still to go. And at the Giro d’Italia, a first-time Grand Tour stage winner nabbed a victory from the break. Read on for more … Dane CashNews Editor What’s News | Roglic

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Vuelta a España: Roglic claims opening stage on Alto de Arrate

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Vuelta a España: Roglic claims opening stage on Alto de Arrate

2020-10-20 22:44:00 Image 1 of 18 Primoz Roglic wins stage 1 at Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 2 of 18 Daniel Felipe Martinez (EF Pro Cycling) (Image credit: Bettini Photo) Image 3 of 18 Jumbo-Visma (Image credit: Bettini Photo) Image 4 of 18 Primoz Roglic during stage 1 at Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Bettini Photo) Image 5 of 18 The peloton during stage 1 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 6 of 18 The breakaway during stage 1 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 7 of 18 Tsgabu Gebremaryam Grmay during stage 1 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 8 of 18 Chris Froome during stage 1 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 9 of 18 Chris Froome during stage 1 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images)

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December 2020 Bicycle Races and Events in Thailand

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December 2020 Bicycle Races and Events in Thailand

2020-12-01 05:00:00 Created on December 1, 2020 and last updated on September 5, 2020 by T.R. Ingles Filed Under: Races and Events Tagged With: upcoming December 2020 6 – Sunday: Ratchaburi LRT Komkom Pongkrating 5th Event. Event Type: Long distance road bike competition. Distances: Cat A is 99 km, Touring B is 60 km, and Touring VIP B is 60 km. Location: BanYang Ku School, Yang Hak, Pak Tor district, Ratchaburi province. Registration: At the event. Fee: Cat A is 1,300 baht (get 1 premium bicycle shirt), Touring B is 700 baht (get 1 T-shirt), Touring VIP B is 2,000 baht (get 1 premium bicycle shirt, 1 trophy, 1 medal, and 1 Pongkrating doll). 6 – Sunday: Chaiyaphum King of Road Mountain Bike 2020. Event Type: Mountain bike competition. Distance: 25.4 km. Location: Ban Suan Huay Chan, Na Fai, Muang district, Chaiyaphum province. Registration: At the event or Please register

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Hand signals only: How Thais are marshalling mass protests

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Hand signals only: How Thais are marshalling mass protests

2020-10-20 10:53:28 Hands point above head = need umbrella; Hands held over head = need helmet; Hands crossed over chest = enough supplies here. Thai protesters are learning a whole new language, developed within days to coordinate among crowds of thousands of people at demonstrations that have swollen in defiance of a government ban and despite the arrest of many protest leaders. “Everyone has been helping each other out,” said 19-year-old Riam, who like most protesters would only give one name. “At first, we had to work out what people were saying, but with the gestures, it’s pretty easy to guess.” Some of the words in the Thai hand signal vocabulary are the same as those used by protesters in Hong Kong. Some they made up themselves and have now gained common usage. Pro-democracy protesters attend an anti-government demonstration, in Bangkok. (REUTERS) Three months of protests in Thailand have sought

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A silent Ronde: The sights and sounds of a crowd-free Tour of Flanders

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A silent Ronde: The sights and sounds of a crowd-free Tour of Flanders

2020-10-20 09:33:49 It’s Monday morning and I am sat behind my computer figuring out how to write a piece about nothing. The idea was to share the emptiness of the Tour of Flanders; a Tour of Flanders without crowds. But it was far from empty, at least on television. Did you miss the people on the Paterberg cheering? Did you miss the people lining the Lippenhovestraat? I am sure most of you didn’t. The race was just as awesome as it always is. It’s the Tour of Flanders after all. On the ground, however, it was empty. There was literally no one there. I must admit that it was an amazing experience to be part of. It was like my own private Tour of Flanders where nobody was watching but me. A privileged experience I would like to share with you here. Unique day reporting on the silence of @RondeVlaanderen

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Embattled Thai premier recalls parliament as thousands protest again

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2020-10-20 09:32:25 Thousands of Thais defied a fresh government warning Monday and again took to the streets, as the embattled premier recalled parliament to thrash out how to end weeks of protests. The protesters rallied in three locations in the capital, singing the national anthem and raising a three-finger salute borrowed from the “Hunger Games” movies that has come to symbolise opposition to the military-backed government. Some carried signs reading slogans such as “2020 is a bad year, but Thai politics is worse”. Earlier Monday, embattled prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha said parliamentcurrently in recesswould be recalled to discuss how to reduce tensions, and warned protesters not to break the law. “The government has already compromised to some degree,” he said. Protesters have defied a government ban imposed last week prohibiting gatherings of more than four people after some activists gave the democracy salute to a royal motorcade. The largely leaderless

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How to watch the 2020 Vuelta a España – Live streams from anywhere

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How to watch the 2020 Vuelta a España – Live streams from anywhere

2020-10-20 03:49:33 Better late than never: the 2020 Vuelta a España gets underway in the Basque Country on October 20 after the coronavirus pandemic forced most of the calendar into less than four months of racing. The final Grand Tour of 2020 has been reduced to 18 stages after the cancellation of the opening days in the Netherlands but that only means that all of the toughest stages have been condensed into a shorter time frame with no room for error. Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) is looking to redeem himself with a spirited defence of his title after a shocking and morale-busting defeat at the hands of compatriot Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) at the Tour de France. The Slovenian is joined by a wrecking crew of a team, with Tom Dumoulin, George Bennett, Robert Gesink and Sepp Kuss joining him in the Tour-Vuelta double. With Pogacar out of the picture

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October 2020 Bicycle Races and Events in Thailand

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October 2020 Bicycle Races and Events in Thailand

2020-10-01 02:27:00 Created on October 1, 2020 and last updated on September 3, 2020 by T.R. Ingles Filed Under: Races and Events Tagged With: upcoming October 2020 3 – Saturday: Bangkok TOT Bicycle Market. Time: 8:00am until 5:00pm. Location: TOT Head Office Building, 89/2, Moo 3, Chaengwattana Road, Thungsonghong-Lak-Si, Bangkok. GPS – N 13.88510, E 100.57468. All different bicycle products on display by individuals and bike shops. Good market for finding new and second hand bikes and cycling related products. Fee: FREE entrance. Read more about Bangkok’s TOT Bicycle Market here. 11 – Sunday: Phetchabun Khao Kho Epic 100 Challenge 2020 Phetchabun Thailand. Event Type: Mountain bike for touring. Location: Ban Khek Noi School, Khek Noi, Khao Kho district, Phetchabun province. Registration: At the event. Fee: 600 baht. Categories: Men and Women categories in several age groups. Contact: 088-839-6399. 11 – Sunday: Phetchabun King of Road MTB Bike Phu Thap Buek

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Supporting Doi Suthep-Pui in Burning Season

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Supporting Doi Suthep-Pui in Burning Season

2020-03-31 13:01:31 These are challenging times indeed with coronavirus making all the headlines, however at Trailhead Thailand we believe it is important to continue to support the community in whatever way we can whilst adhering to the government recommendations regarding Covid-19. Chiang Mai is currently in the middle of its annual ‘burning season’ with Doi Suthep-Pui National Park being particularly hard hit this year. Huge swathes of the park has gone up in flames which has been well documented in the media.   Unfortunately the sad truth is that these fires represent a small percentage when compared to the overall region which receive far less attention. A fire smolders near Baan Hmong village inside the National Park. The area is much loved among the mountain biking community and also provides the majority of mountain biking companies in Chiang Mai with their income through mountain bike tours – including Trailhead Thailand and

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