Life as a Pro - The Road to Rio with Lawrence Fanous

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With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games fast approaching Lawrence Fanous took on the challenge, like many of the pro’s in the World Triathlon scene, to get a spot at the Olympic Games. Here at Dassi HQ we found out how his preparation and races have gone prior to final selections.

A better way to work: join Strava’s global cycling challenge

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If you’re the techy type who likes to track your activity, no doubt you’ve heard of Strava: ‘the data service providing “ground truth” on where people ride and run’.

Though many countries have an annual ‘Bike to Work’ day, the Strava is planning to host the first global one on the 10th May – encouraging people across the planet to leave the car at home and commute by bicycle.

Hannah on the Podium in Mallorca

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#TeamDassi athlete Hannah Kitchen travelled to Mallorca to take on her first Triathlon of the season. After a successful 4th place finish in the Britsh Duathlon Championships, at Windsor in April. We caught up with her to find out how it went.

Switching it up: explore the compatibility of your components

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How many bikes do you own? With so many exciting brands and innovative products on the market today, it can be difficult to select just one. The good news is, you no longer have to – as it’s been shown that Campagnolo, Shimano and SRAM’s 11-sprocket drivetrains work well with each other.

However, after reading this, you may find that one bicycle will do!

What better time to celebrate being British?

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How patriotic are you?

Whether you’ve represented GB in a sporting event, or simply love riding through the beautiful countryside and vibrant cities that the United Kingdom has to offer, there’s never been a more fitting time to celebrate all things British. After all, though today may not be a public holiday (despite many campaigning for it to become one), it is St. George’s Day!

Dassi’s guide to choosing the best wheels for peak performance

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At Dassi, we’re passionate about building custom, carbon bike frames – lightweight, tailored to each customer’s exact personal geography, and hand-sprayed in a design that fits their unique style. But when it comes to crafting the perfect bicycle, there’s one element that can affect performance like no other: its wheels.