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What many consider the pinnacle of the UCI WorldTour race calendar is well under way in France. The Peloton Service Course has been busy gathering footage and content for a slew of new tech videos coming your way soon. In the meantime here stateside, we jumped headfirst into the unboxing of the Canyon, brought you a few special product releases to coincide with the start of Le Tour and a new helmet from the quintessential French bicycle parts manufacturer Mavic.
Direct-to-consumer: Canyon Ultimate
Canyon bicycles have long been lusted after by the American cycling scene, partly because they’ve been nearly unattainable. The German based company announced in May that it will begin US distribution in the Spring of 2017. Here at the #PelotonServiceCourse, we received our first Canyon and thought you might like a sneak peak at what comes in the box, as well as how much work it actually takes to get one built up and riding.
From the Peloton Paddock
Le Tour is well under way as the peloton approaches the Pyrenees to end an action packed first week of racing. Just like timing is everything when planning an attack once the road kicks up in the mountains, many companies choose the beginning of the Tour to coincide the introduction of new products into the market. The #PelotonServiceCourse brings you three such items – an aero Cento from the Italian frame manufacturer Wilier Triestina, a special collection from POC plus a women’s kit collaboration between the Athletic and Attaquer.
Mavic’s Ventilated and Aerodynamic Helmet
Just in time to keep you aerodynamic and cool while hammering on your solo breakaways during the heat soaked summer days, Mavic’s new CXR Ultimate helmet is a comfortable, lightweight brain protection option.