We often discuss concepts like the aerobic threshold, the anaerobic threshold, the lactate threshold, etc. But have you heard of the Glycogen Threshold?Read More...
Now that the 2022 World championships in Wollongong are over, Ed Hood looks back at the events in Australia... some good and some, well, questionable. One thing Ed will not be criticising is Remco Evenepoel and the way the Belgian team executed their dominance of the men's race.
Sept 26, 2022: All the race reports from the World championships in Australia with video, plus Paris-Chauny. Van der Poel held by police. Other news: Lefevere on France sending Cavagna home, Dumoulin on Jumbo, Tramadol and UCI refusing press accreditation. Rider news. Contract news. Team news and race news.
What can you say about Remco Evenepoel that hasn't already been said? The young Belgian was in the break, attacked at his favourite distance from home for a solo win. Behind; the bunch caught what was left of the break for Christophe Laporte and Michael Matthews to take second and third.
At the end of an exciting finalé it was the season's big winner Annemiek van Vleuten, riding with a fractured elbow, who attacked in the last kilometre and none of the chasing group could bring her back before the finish line. Lotte Kopecky was second, Silvia Persico third.
Gear Break: Zwift Grand Prix Series, Sportful Rocket Jersey, Roval Rapide Wheels, Spoon Customs, PRO Vibe Bars, JetBlack Zwift Steering & Helmetor Helmet Holder
Zwift Grand Prix Series, SPORTFUL "Rocket" jersey, Roval Rapide CL - WorldTour speed for all, custom bike maker Spoon Group £740k funding, PRO introduces a new Vibe Superlight road cockpit and carbon clip-ons designed for gravel and triathlon, JetBlack: Steering on Zwift just got a whole lot better and the Helmetor helmet holder.
A few months into real life riding on Campagnolo's Levante gravel-specific wheelset, we've ridden these at Nova Eroica California as part of the official launch, and then at several gravel events and bike packing trips closer to home. Here's our take on the iconic Italian brand's fully dedicated Levante gravel wheel set.
Gear Break: Tifosi Custom, Body Glide Anti-Chafing, CHAPTER2 Artist Edition, Wahoo New KICKR + KICKR Bike, Bianchi E-Arcadex Capsule & Snēk Dry Creek Merino Pocket Tee
Tifosi Custom Lab – Alliant sunglasses, Body Glide anti-chafing balm, CHAPTER2 Koko Bharms special projects artist edition, Wahoo new KICKR + KICKR bike, Bianchi launches New E-Arcadex Capsule collection and Snēk Cycling launches the Dry Creek Merino Pocket Tee.
Gear Break: Cycology: See Me, Haftners Bouclier Aero Socks, Sportful Fall Collection, Blonyx Electrolyte Drinks, Canyon New Ultimate Race Bike & Moots Apex Finish
Cycology: See Me – Designing kit to reduce fatalities, Haftners Bouclier aero cycling socks, Sportful: Fall-Winter collection drop, Blonyx electrolyte drinks at this year’s RBC GranFondo Whistler, perfect balance: Canyon unveil 5th-generation Ultimate road race bike and Moots introduces “Apex” finish.
Today ZWIFT launches their new Zwift Hub smart trainer - designed to make connecting to and riding the popular training platform even easier. I got a sneak peak at Zwift HQ and this one looks impressive - and priced at under US$500, it is poised to disrupt the smart trainer market.
Gear Break: KANSEPT1 ProSpec Ventoux Jersey, S-Works Torch Shoes, Fit Kit VeloAngle, Lezyne Tagging, Brooks Bags & DeFeet Match My Kit
KANSEPT1 ProSpec Ventoux jersey, S-Works Torch shoes powered by BOA® Fit System, Fit Kit Systems relaunches VeloAngle, new Scape bags from Brooks, England and DeFeet grows EVO Mont Ventoux lineup with Match My Kit.
There is a very special jersey that, once you win it at a one day event, it is yours for a year wherever you race. This jersey, is of course, the glorious rainbow-striped confection first donned by Alfredo Binda in 1927. Its fascinating history is the subject of “Chasing the Rainbow: The Story of Road Cycling's World Championships” by Giles Belbin.
In the U.S. racing scene, springtime brings stage races and summertime brings criteriums. For 2022, a new U.S. criterium series emerged, the American Criterium Cup, with livestreamed racing from across the country. The ten rounds of the series are existing premier events that’ve earned a place on everyone’s calendars.
From a boring obligation when the weather was bad to a high-resolution interactive fun experience, indoor cycling has grown with technology to an amazing extent. One of the most advanced applications Wahoo SYSTM presents a varied palette for those spinning indoors and of these the “On Location” series offers a unique approach.
Nikolai Razouvaev wants to know who the next 'Lion of Flanders' will be, and more importantly, will we ever see one again. Our Russian friend looks at how you qualify for this illustrious 'title' and if there are any possible candidates in the peloton today who could achieve something the great Eddy Merckx never did.
For stage 2 of the Tour of Britain, Ed Hood got his possy together for a raid on the Scottish/English Border. Another wet and windy day on the moors, but a 'race chase' can't be turned down.
We don't get the chance to go 'Roadside' as much as we used to, thanks first to covid-19 and now the soaring fuel costs. Ed Hood had the 2022 Tour of Britain on his door-step, if he had a 100 mile long door-step, but you can't miss a 'Race Chase'...
The Volta a Portugal doesn't get much recognition outside its home country, but it's hard and difficult to get a result there. Scott McGill not only won two stages, he also brought home the final win in the points classification. Ed Hood…
Now that the 2022 World championships in Wollongong are over, Ed Hood looks back at the events in Australia... some good and some, well, questionable. One thing Ed will not be criticising is Remco Evenepoel and the way the Belgian team executed their dominance of the men's race.Read More...
There is an argument that cycling fans are the most sadistic in all sports. We love to see riders facing the cruellest of challenges.
The revolutionary series will feature many of the best cycling esports competitors in a new style of racing that will require more skill, new tactics, and deliver a high-energy viewing experience.
Hurley has been a renowned sports equipment maker for quite some time and has finally made its long-anticipated move into the e-bike market.
I recently had the good fortune to join a select group of cycling media at ZWIFT headquarters in Long Beach CA for a sneak peak at some cool new features to the Zwift platform ahead of the fall / winter training season. It was all Top Secret, until today, and there's a lot for Zwifters to get excited about.