Eroica translates to the heroic in Italian and perhaps that was the intention when the Eroica California team designed the course for the forthcoming event in April. While the original event was born in the Italian countryside, on pristine strada bianche, the California event takes to the hills and mountains separating wine country from the beautiful coastline…
While plenty of companies select a blank frame from a catalog and slap a few stickers on them before calling them a day, Fairdale takes more time to design their frames from the ground up. Taj recently illustrated a story on the Fairdale blog, explaining how they design their bikes, particularly the Goodship.
Head on over to read up!
Our friends at e r t z u i ° film know how to shoot cyclocross, delivering the best photo gallery I’ve seen so far from the event. Head over to the e r t z u i ° film Flickr for more!
Yesterday, I spent the entire day on the bike pre-riding and photographing the l’Eroica California course for an upcoming story. While we’re a ways from Italy, you’d be surprised how surreal the landscape is out here.
As always, more to come, so stay tuned… and sign up for the l’Eroica California newsletter to keep informed on registration.
Photo by Austin Kamps
There’s something magical about this photo. Maybe it’s the cowtrack, or the light, or the bicycle, but someday, I can only hope that everyone gets to ride something like this. California is an amazing place… Thanks for capturing this moment, Austin!
This is the second layout of the Radavist 2015 Calendar, entitled “Outback”. The camera and location are noted on the bottom left of the document.
Out of all the photos shot on last year’s Oregon Outback, this one in particular continues to resonate and with this year’s event coming up soon, hopefully it’ll serve as inspiration to get you out on these roads…
For a high-res JPG, suitable for print and desktop wallpaper*, right click and save link as – The Radavist 2015 Calendar – February. Please, this photo is for personal use only!
(*set background to white and center for optimal coverage)
Photo by Matt Lingo
I’m really digging this photo from a set that Matt Lingo shot with Damian Riehl on a rainy afternoon in Porland a few weeks back. Head over to RecFail to see more.
Photographer Andy Bokanev recently compiled a selection of photos from this past year’s cyclocross season into a 45-page zine. The zines will be made in Seattle, in a limited edition of 200 are are only $20 with domestic shipping coming to $3 and international $10 with a late February delivery.
That’s a pretty good deal. If you’re interested in ordering, head over to Bokanev’s site.
Over the weekend, team Mosaic, Breadwinner and Argonaut selected their winners for the 2015 Rouge Roubaix Builder Challenge. Below are the final selections, with a short description as to why they were selected.
Photos by Nate Ryan
NYC-based Search and State sources and produces its cycling apparel line from fabrics in Manhattan’s garment district. This week, they’ve commissioned photographer Nate Ryan to capture the ambiance of this unique neighborhood, hidden with the hustle and bustle of Midtown.
Head over to Search and State to check out more of Nate’s photos.