• 2014/03/31 Everything you wanted to know about Challenge
    • Everything you wanted to know about Challenge

      Challenge has gotten lots of attention lately for products both new and tried and true. Stay tuned for the official launch of the Gravel Grinder tire, coming soon!

       

       

      Ask any question

      The Bike Shop Show and Cyclocross Network did an extensive interview with Challenge. We talked prototyping, construction, materials and the nitty-gritty of tires for riders who want to know everything about what they use. Listen to it here.

       

       

      Ditch butyl

      Bicycling Magazine Buyer's Guide lists Challenge Seamless Latex Inner Tubes as an inexpensive upgrade:
      "Their supple, buoyant ride is worth a little extra effort"

       

       

      Get some dirt on your tires

      Barry-Roubaix dirt race is an ideal opportunity to slip on a pair of Almanzos, as this racer reports in this independent review.

       

       

      Racing

      Challenge athletes have launched the 2014 road and triathlon campaigns with fury. Challenge riders won Gent-Wevelgem Women, jerseys and a stage of the Tour de Normandie, the San Dimas Stage Race and raced to mountain bike and triathlon podiums

       

      Road


      Gent–Wevelgem
      1st Lauren Hall (Optum)

      San Dimas Stage Race
      Criterium
      1st Leah Kirchmann (Optum)

      Tour de Normandie
      Stage 6
      1st Benoit Jarrier (Bretagne-Seche Environment)
      Stage 4
      2nd Erwann Corbel (Bretagne)
      General Classification
      2nd Benoit Jarrier (Bretagne)
      King of the Mountains
      1st Stef van Zummeren (Team 3M)
      Overall Team
      Team 3M

      Volta ao Alantejo
      3rd Ryan Anderson (Optum)

      Criterium International
      5th Eduardo Sepulveda (Bretagne)

      Chico Stage Race
      Individual TT
      1st Tom Zirbel (Optum)

      Tour of Mexico
      Final Stage
      1st Eric Young (Optum)

       

      Triathlon

      Ironman California Oceanside 70.3

      3rd Meredith Kessler
      5th Guillaume de Zwirek (Timex)

       

      Ironman Cabo

      2nd Lisa Ribes (Timex)


      Mountain Bike
      XC1 tr.DELCAR Montichiari
      3rd Miguel Martinez