Resurrection man: Keagan Girdlestone’s remarkable recovery from a near-fatal crash | via Cycling Tips

Perilously close to death in June and written off more than once by doctors, Keagan Girdlestone’s recovery from a brutal crash has been nothing short of astounding. The South African rider collided into his team car during the Coppa della Pace race on Sunday, June 5, hitting the rear window while chasing back on a descent.

Suffering huge blood loss due to lacerations to his carotid artery and his jugular vein, he was hospitalised in severe condition. Girdlestone had uncertain prospects of survival and remained in a coma several days.

He exceeded medical expectations in living, and also at several other key points along the way.

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Robinson Street Study releases two separate possibilities for the corridor – via  bungalower

If you like me live in the outskirts of downtown Orlando and frequently visit the downtown Orlando area. You also might frequently use the Robinson Street/Lake Eola area roadways. 

Below you can find a great article and video of the proposed roadway rebuild to better accommodate the cyclist and pedestrians that use the roadways in this area.

Read on below to see what the proposals are and also take some time to view the 15 minute video that was created to show what will be done.

 

ROBINSON IMAGE VIA PROJECT DTO The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has been carrying out a Planning Study on the Robinson Street Corridor between Hughey Avenue and Maguire Boulevard, in partnership with the City of Orlando. According to their site, “Its goal is to identify and objectively evaluate a full range of possible improvements to address multi-modal safety […]

Source: Robinson Street Study releases two separate possibilities for the corridor – bungalower

Louis Vuitton set to buy Pinarello | via Cyclingnews Latest News

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, better known as LVMH Group, is set to purchase the Italian bike brand Pinarello, according to a report on Tuttobiciweb.it. The European multinational luxury goods conglomerate headed by Bernard Arnault is looking to branch out into the sports and wellness markets.

Pinerello Dogma Bicycle.
Pinerello Dogma Bicycle.

 

 

 

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10 ways tech is transforming cycling, from outrageous lights to ebikes | via Digital Trends

Technology is everywhere these days. Indoors, outdoors, at work, and at play. So it’s no surprise that plenty of technological advances are changing one of the mainstays of mobility: bicycling.

From advanced cycling computers that monitor nearly everything to smart helmets, wearable lights, and GPS trackers that help recover stolen bikes, technology is everywhere in the cycling world. So much so, in fact, that it can be hard to narrow down just what is a must-have and what’s extraneous fluff.

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“With technology and cycling, you’re going to find things you like and don’t like,” says Dylan Carrico, a service mechanic at Bike Gallery in downtown Portland, Ore. “There’s always answers for all of those things — there’s just more answers now.”

For some of the best tech cycling answers out there, check out these 10 ways that technology is transforming cycling. Whether cars see you better or you just find a more enjoyable way to pedal to work, you’ll be glad you did. Continue reading “10 ways tech is transforming cycling, from outrageous lights to ebikes | via Digital Trends”