Video production ramped up this week from the Peloton Service Course in the form of the heavy hitting Tulsa Tough criteriums with Team CLIF Bar Cycling, inside peloton issue 51 with ENVE, a Tour and Rio inspired Paddock of goods, our new giveaway from Orbea, a deeper look at CEP Compression with Cannondale/Drapac and the Lazer Z1 MIPS helmet from the Tour de France.
Tulsa Tough and Team CLIF Bar Cycling
peloton’s United States of Criterium project continues, this time Team CLIF Bar Cycling heads to Tulsa Tough. Tulsa Tough is three days of the most incredible racing atmosphere imaginable. peloton magazine’s United States of Criterium follows Team CLIF Bar Cycling as they experience all that the race has to offer…including the infamous Cry Baby hill.
ENVE’s SES 7.8
The latest in ENVE’s SES line, the 7.8, is the fastest wheel ENVE has ever made. At the heart of the SES line is the simple acknowledgment that the demands placed upon the front wheel are very different from those placed upon the rear. SES wheels use a shallower and wider front wheel, where stability is as important as aerodynamics, and a deeper, narrower rear wheel, to focus on reducing drag.
Goods from the Paddock
There is only two days left in Le Tour, but new goods are still flooding our doorstep. From the Peloton Paddock this week is a Tour de France inspired watch from the official timekeepers of the race, Tissot, a teaser video from Sidi displaying a new closure system and a limited edition Rio inspired Olympic collection from Oakley.
Giveaway: Orbea Orca M20i
Win a complete bike from the Spanish company Orbea. All you have to do is fill out the form. It’s the Orbea Orca M20i in the Cofidis colorway. Comes equipped with a Shimano drive train, Vision wheels, and FSA cranks. Open to folks in the US only (void in Florida). This bike is valued at $4,995 (US). No purchase necessary. Ends August 11, 2016.
Enter here: Giveaway – Orbea Orca M20i
CEP Compression at Le Tour
Alex Howes has constantly been on the attack for Cannondale/Drapac at the 2016 Tour de France. The #PelotonServiceCourse sat down with him on the team bus to learn about his secret weapon. Alex tells us just how important recovery is at a Grand Tour and how much the team relies on CEP Compression products. Hear from Alex and watch him in action with exclusive race footage.
Watch the full video here: Cannondale/Drapac Rider Alex Howes Talks CEP Compression
Lotto Soudal’s Lazer Z1 MIPS Helmet
The Peloton Service Course spent a week at the 2016 Tour de France and spotted the Belgian squad Lotto Soudal in the new Lazer Helmets Z1 MIPS and decided to take a closer look, catching Thomas De Gendt’s win on Ventoux in the process.