Tech round up: Anna van der Breggan invests in Classified; Rapha new season colours; Vitus bikes spec and colour refresh; Map My Tracks new Club app; Alé women’s SS22 kit

Classified continues to rise, gorgeous photos of Rapha’s new colours and a new frameset-only option from Vitus plus more besides

Tech round up
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As we continue to slip slowly into spring, the kit launches keep on coming. We’ve got new colours from Rapha and Alé’s recently unveiled SS22 kit, now here in a women’s fit. 

With four veterans of the pro pelotons now having spoken with their wallets regarding their belief in the Classified two-speed hub system, is it now only a matter of time until we again see single ring setups at the World Tour? Time will tell…

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Stefan Abram
Tech features editor

After winning the 2019 National Single-Speed Cross-Country Mountain Biking Championships and claiming the plushie unicorn (true story), Stefan swapped the flat-bars for drop-bars and has never looked back. 

Since then, he’s earnt his 2ⁿᵈ cat racing licence in his first season racing as a third, completed the South Downs Double in under 20 hours and Everested in under 12.

But his favourite rides are multiday bikepacking trips, with all the huge amount of cycling tech and long days spent exploring new roads and trails - as well as histories and cultures. Most recently, he’s spent two weeks riding from Budapest into the mountains of Slovakia

Height: 177cm

Weight: 67–69kg