For many reasons, I don’t think a cycling team can ask for a better mechanic than Win Allen. The fact that he owns and operates a successful service-only bike shop and has Pro Tour experience is one thing, but with a name like Win there’s a constant reminder of the objective of any cycling team: […]
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Vince Gee and his Aevolo Cycling Team recently competed in the Tour of Colombia, a UCI 2.1 stage race, where they went up against some of the biggest names in road cycling. Not bad for a bunch of U-23 riders! Team mechanic Vince Gee compares the atmosphere to that of the Tour de France, and […]
The Unior 1693.1Q Pro Shop Clamp We first showed this clamp a few months ago at Eurobike and we’re happy to say that the newest addition to Unior’s bike work stand collection is here. It fits our stationary Professional repair stands as well as our portable BikeGator stands and features a ratcheting clamp with a […]
You’ve seen our workbenches in VeloNews, in the Trek Certified Service training center, at Commencal’s factory stores, and in the back of pro team mechanic’s trucks around the world. Now it’s time to add one to your workshop.
For those that weren’t aware, Win used to work with the Liquigas-Cannondale Pro Cycling Team, and while there he met and forged a strong relationship with Cameron (Cam) Wurf. Cam, now racing triathlons, was recently in California doing some aero testing at the Velo Sports Center Velodrome and asked Win to come help him for […]
Contrary to popular opinion, it’s entirely possible to have too much of a good thing! Sometimes we got a little over zealous when bringing in stock from Europe, sometimes a spike was just that: a spike. Either way, a recent inventory count unearthed a few things that we think we have too many of, so […]
Unior USA Ambassador Amber Pierce recently was a featured guest on the TrainerRoad “Ask a Cycling Coach” podcast sharing some of her experiences as a professional bicycle racer, some coaching & nutrition tips, and some insight into her favorite tools. Give it a listen here and get some great insight into becoming a faster cyclist!
The “off season” for a team mechanic is pretty short, even for smaller Continental teams like Aevolo. While the riders may get a break from racing, mechanics often are kept busy dealing with last season’s bikes, building bikes for the upcoming season, gluing tires, and a host of other tasks that there isn’t necessarily time for once the season begins in earnest.
As the only manufacturer in the bike tool market that can supply complete service department solutions, from workbenches to spoke wrenches, Unior is in a unique position to help take some of the stress away from an already demanding task: designing your service department. It’s our strong belief that the future of the brick-and-mortar bike […]
Like a lot of companies, our employees come from all over. To give them the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families we’re closing our offices and warehouse Wednesday the 21st through Sunday the 25th. All orders placed during that time will ship Monday, November 26th. Thanks!