Festka launches a collab with hobby cycling’s bad child Prague, Czech Republic, 7 April 2022 – Matt Stanbury is a character. A graphic designer by trade, and cyclist at heart, he has been challenging the Instagram image of a dedicated hobby athlete for quite a while via his profile Glörious, recently renamed rock_n_donuts. His belief that cycling (or any other hobby sport for that matter) should be fun in the first place clearly resonates with his 38K followers. His donut fetish, depicted on a series of jerseys of his own design, has become his tongue-in-cheek trademark in the world of too many speed and calorie obsessives. Given the fact that a Festka has been Matt’s go-to road bike for a good while, it was only a matter of time until the time the two did a collab project. A jersey had been on the cards for a whileContinue Reading

The UEFA Champions League is one of the biggest soccer competitions on the planet, with Europe’s elite clubs competing for one of the biggest prizes in the entire sport.  Indeed, so many around the world already watch the matches that take place, regardless of where they are in the world, with many also placing wagers on the outcome of the matches that take place.  Of course, we have already reached the quarter final stage of the 2022 edition of the competition, with a handful of games already to have been played whilst others will be in action imminently.  Indeed, those who like to participate in online sports betting may have a close eye on the teams that remain in theContinue Reading

Live casinos are now the most popular option for games at online casinos. If you’re a novice to the world of online casinos, it may be difficult to grasp how the system works. This guide will give you the most important tips to play in casinos online. It will also cover all the information you require about setting up an account and the games that you can play. Here are the top guidelines you should know to maximize the enjoyment of playing at a UK casino online. While they are mostly applicable to Live dealer gaming, the guidelines can be useful for general online betting on different markets. Internet Because it is possible to watch an HD stream of liveContinue Reading

Prague, Czech Republic, 10 February 2022 – Data published on the global athletics app Strava shows that Czech amateur cycling has a record holder. Kateřina Rusá, a hobby cyclist in her mid-thirties, rode over 50,000 kilometres in 2021. That’s hugely more than the women in the professional peloton. The Dutch racer Annemiek van Vleuten, competing for the Movistar team, took the first place in the ranking of female cycling professionals who put their rides on Strava with 30,352 km. The runner-up, the Italian Erica Magnaldi of the Ceratizit team, rode a “mere” 25,471 km last year. “Whenever I did any sport, I went all out. I used to play volleyball up to five times a week and I always wantedContinue Reading

Prague, Czech Republic, 1 February 2022 – FESTKA, the Czech manufacturer of high-end carbon bike frames, saw a further increase of demand in 2021. One of the marketing tools driving this success are the company’s popular social media profiles. Instagram in particular where Festka not only presents its products but also gives its followers a chance to look behind the scenes, learn about its international re-sellers and meet its ambassadors. Second year running, Festka published in the last ten days of 2021 a TOP 10 of its Instagram posts of the year to date based on the public’s response. Take a look at the ten most popular Festkas with comments from the brand’s co-founder Michael Moureček. Cycling has taken offContinue Reading

The second week of the 16th Paralympic Games, this year hosted in Tokyo, are in full swing. The Czech Paralympic team has already achieved several admirable accomplishments. The 2020 Games are scheduled between 24th of August and 5th of September 2021. The first medal for the Czech paralympic team was acquired by the Czech paralympic athletes David Drahonínský and Šárka Musilová. Together, they won a silver medal in the archery discipline for mixed couples. Aleš Kisý, representing the Czech Republic in the men’s shot put discipline placed second and won a silver medal for the Czech team. Kisý has already participated in four previous tournaments of the Paralympic Games, however, this year is special for him since it is theContinue Reading

Sixteen days of victory, defeat, joy and sadness are over as the final ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games took place, and the probably most unusual Olympic games in modern history are officially over. Over the course of the Olympics, 339 sets of bronze, silver and gold medals have been given out to more than 11,000 top-tier athletes from all over the world. Despite unusually low broadcast viewership and no live viewers allowed at all, most athletes still agree that it was a good decision to let the games take place. After long months of uncertainty, they finally got a chance to perform, and namely Czech athletes used this opportunity to the fullest. Throughout the Games, they managed toContinue Reading

Josef Dostál just lived through a roller coaster of emotions, but on a kayak. This competitor in various Men’s kayak competitions at the Olympics first placed fifth in an individual 1km race on Tuesday. That might not seem so bad, but given the fact that he earned a silver medal in this discipline in Rio de Janeiro, he expected more. Devastated and exhausted, he had to be helped by the organizers out of his kayak. The situation seemed dire already, but it got even worse when he started to develop a stomach and other symptoms ache during a walk after the race, which he linked to a probable onset of food poisoning. With the fear of these Olympic games endingContinue Reading

The biggest surprise of 13th day of the Olympics for the Czech Republic was the success of Czech 1500 metre runner Kristiina Mäki. She managed to qualify for the final race of this competition with a new personal best of 4:01,23. The daughter of a Czech-Finnish family surprised most experts with this feat, just seven months after giving birth to her son, and she surprised herself too. On paper, she was supposed to come second last, so she already packed her bags before the race. Despite this, she managed to keep her head in the race and surprise the Czech Republic with a first 1500 metre race final in the history of the country and a Czech record. This newContinue Reading