Tuvizo — December 2014

Vincenzo Nibali – 2014 Tour de France Winner -

Dec 11 2014 0 Comments December 2014

Nibali is one of only six cyclists who have won three Grand Tours and he is just 30 years old.  He won the 2010 Vuelta a España, the 2013 Giro d’Italia and this year’s Tour de France. EARLY LIFE Nibali was born in Messina, Sicily on 14th November 1984.  His boyhood idol was Marco Pantani, a fellow Italian, who won the Giro and the Tour in 1998.  Pantani’s career was constantly being threatened by a series of doping accusations and bans.  Sadly, Pantani died of a drug overdose in 2004. Nibali says of Pantani, “It’s true that my hero was...

10 Christmas Presents for Cyclists

Dec 10 2014 0 Comments December 2014

Christmas is just around the corner and our thoughts are now turning to gifts.  There are many wonderful presents you can buy for your cyclist friends or family members. TUVIZO REFLECTIVE SAFETY VEST – YELLOW OR PINK We all want our family and friends to be safe on the road all year round, so a reflective cycling vest or a reflective belt will make an excellent gift and shows that you care. STOCKING FILLERS You could easily fill a stocking with cycling gear.  Have a look at cycling gloves, socks, sunscreen, energy bars and snacks, and fun items like a...

Thanksgiving – Run to Feed the Hungry

Dec 08 2014 0 Comments December 2014

Thanksgiving 1994 saw 796 runners enter the first Run to Feed the Hungry race in Sacramento.  Thanksgiving 2014 saw 28,500 runners, many wearing reflective running vests and reflective belts, raise over $900,000 for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.  This amount is an amazing 20% of the Food Bank’s annual budget, which will go towards parenting and nutrition classes and job training.  9,344 turkeys were also donated during the week before the race, so those in need could have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. THE RUN There was an option of a 5km run/walk or a 10 km run.  The...

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