News and articles from Prendas Ciclismo

During the start of the build, here you can see the Cyclus Headset Press being used to fit the Shimano Dura Ace cartridge headset into the SLX steel headtube.

Part 1: Building a classic steel retro road bike

August 15, 2018

Part one of a blog detailing a quest to buy, build and restore a classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra SLX frame in Team Weinmann colours using Shimano 8-speed Dura Ace, Mavic rims, and Cinelli finishing kit.
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The unbearable lightness of being Gianbattista Baronchelli

The unbearable lightness of being Gianbattista Baronchelli

August 06, 2018

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who explains how Gianbattista Baronchelli got to ride the 61st edition of the Giro D'Italia for SCIC during the 19778 won by Belgian Johan De Murnck (Bianchi - Faema).
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Retro Jersey Laptop Stickers

Retro Jersey Laptop Stickers

July 28, 2018

We've recently started to include exclusive laptop stickers for customers that purchased either a Molteni, La Vie Claire or Peugeot retro jerseys. Learn how you can get a sticker too!
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Forgotten Races: Bordeaux Paris

Forgotten Races: Bordeaux Paris

July 25, 2018

Join respected author, journalist & launch magazine editor of both Cycle Sport & Procycling William Fotheringham who takes us back in time to discover Bordeaux Paris.  An insane derny-paced, place-to-place event that died 30 years ago after it's final victor Jean-Francois Rault crossed the finish line.
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Winning Magazine's Tour De France Weekly magazines

Winning Magazine's Tour De France Weekly magazines

June 21, 2018

Following on from James Poole's informative article about Winning Magazine, we asked him to follow with some more inside information about how the weekly magazines that used to appear at our local newsstands on a Wednesday during Le Tour de France came about and were put together.
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Forgotten Races: Baracchi Trophy

Forgotten Races: Baracchi Trophy

June 06, 2018

Join respected author, journalist & launch magazine editor of both Cycle Sport & Procycling William Fotheringham who explains his personal recollections of the Baracchi Trophy and its unfortunate demise into the sport's history books.
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Prendas People: Mark Kenny aka GS Coritani

Prendas People: Mark Kenny aka GS Coritani

May 09, 2018

Our latest Prendas People blog features Mark Kenny aka GS Coritani. A customer whose passion for Italian cycling is up there with ours and his twitter feed (in Italian) more often than not makes us smile.
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Simon Warren: New city, new life, new roads

Simon Warren: New city, new life, new roads

April 20, 2018

Author of the 100 Climbs series Simon Warren leaves London behind and heads ‘up north’ for a new life in Sheffield! Enjoy his take on riding somewhere completely different.
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Catlike Helmets return to Prendas Ciclismo!

Catlike Helmets return to Prendas Ciclismo!

April 18, 2018

It's with great pride that Prendas Ciclismo has reintroduced Catlike to our range. After a few years away, it's wonderful to have the Catlike helmets available once again for our customers to wear.
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Florent Vanvaerenbergh’s theory of tacit knowledge

Florent Vanvaerenbergh’s theory of tacit knowledge

April 17, 2018

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who explains how Florent Vanvaerenbergh’s Safir Cycling Team got to ride the 64th edition of the Giro D'Italia.
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Hennie Kuiper and his Jacky Aernoudt jersey

Hennie Kuiper and his Jacky Aernoudt jersey

March 29, 2018

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who explains just who the mysterious Jacky Aernoudt name is plastered across Hennie Kuiper's 1983 Paris-Roubaix team jersey.
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Prendas People: Phil Houghton, a cyclist, fell walker & poet

Prendas People: Phil Houghton, a cyclist, fell walker & poet

March 27, 2018

Our latest Prendas People blog features Phil Houghton - a customer whose twitter photographs often take us from being sat here in the office to wishing we were out on our bike.
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