Degenkolb Races Towards Victory

John Degenkolb managed to win Gent-Wevelgem by half a wheel despite the number of crashes that had occurred on Sunday. A late break comprising of cyclists Silvan Dillier from BMC, Andrey Amador from Movistar and Stijn Devolder from Trek entered the final kilometre. However the race to the finish line was disrupted by a crash. Arnaud Demare and Degenkolb were able to push past Peter Sagan at the finish line.

Cancellara Will Try To Make A New Hour Record

The Trek Factory Racing has confirmed that Fabian Cancellara will be trying to make the hour record this year and the probable months that he will be looking to break the record in is April, July or August. The general manager Luca Guercilena is quite confident that Fabian will be able to make the record this year.

FIRST CARBON BIKE

TI Cycles, a leading bicycle manufacturer, which is a unit of the $3.2 billion Murugappa Group, rolled-out India’s first carbon made bicycle - Montra on Thursday. The Montra has been designed and produced locally. The company has signed the Formula 1 driver Karun Chandok as its brand ambassador for these high-end bicycles. These lightweight bicycles have been priced in the range of Rs 21,000 and Rs 1.5 lakh.

THE RISE OF DESIGNER BIKES

A century ago, a young entrepreneur may have started on the road to fortune by getting on a bicycle and ended it in a luxury car. Today, with the rise of designer bikes, the opposite could be true. British millionaire and TV personality Alan Sugar set the trend several years ago when he bought a £7,000 "Prince of Spain" racing bicycle, named after Spanish champion Alejandro Valverde, from Italy's Pinarello (pinarello.com).

NORWEGIAN PM CYCLES TO WORK

Sounds unbelievable but do believe that incumbent Prime Minister of Norway Jens Stoltenberg comes to his office on bicycle and he enjoys mixing up with people.

The premier not long ago, was denied having a driver and his spouse used to serve him. Mian Muhammad Islam and Raja Mansoor Ahmad, the Norwegian citizens of Pakistani origin, who are currently in Pakistan, revealed this jaw-dropping information to The News during an informal chat here.

TREK BIKES AVAILABLE IN UK

The first Trek Bicycle store in the United Kingdom, sited in Milton Keynes and independently owned and operated by Gary Bird, proprietor of East Street Cycles, will open on 1 April.