The biggest race in the World is this Sunday in Belgium, to be exact; Flanders. Californian, Eamon Lucas is based in Brugge and rides (and wins) kermis races, the backbone of the Belgian cycling scene. Ed Hood caught up with Eamon to talk of the 'Heartland' of cycle-sport.Read More...
All the action from the World time trial championships and the GP de Denain. Lefevere having diabetes problems. Van der Poel will start Worlds. Italian team. New job for Brailsford. Paris-Roubaix Femmes. Il Lombardia route. Women’s Cofidis team. Dumoulin race in February. Contract news. Young riders. New clothing for BORA.
Germany is the new World champion in the Mixed Relay Team Time Trial. Over the 44.5 kilometre course, divided over 22.5 kilometres for the three men and 22 kilometres for the three women, the Germans were 12 seconds faster than the Netherlands. The bronze went to Italy.
With Labor day behind us and the clocks set to fall back an hour in the coming weeks, many cyclists are beginning to turn their focus to the weight room and strength training. Here are three things riders aged over 50 should consider to get stronger indoors.
American Classic launches road and gravel tire line, Muc-Off Ludicrous AF the world’s fastest race lube, Selle Italia Model X Green Comfort+ Superflow: The environmentally friendly saddle, Festka: Gravel – The new face of cycling, Lezyne: A bottle cage for every rider and Ombraz Classics with no arms.
Primal Equinox: Simplicity meets technology, Repente Saddles: CR version – Quasar becomes ultralight, MAAP // Riding Season: Nova Pro jersey, Shine a light: A reimagined view on bike safety; Arclight Pedals, the new Merida Scultura Team – Streamlined race compliance and new Shimano Ultegra road components.
Introducing the monocoque in carbon fibre of Cuneo’s Officine Mattio. The OM1 S marks the beginning of the “Made in Cuneo” manufacturing philosophy.
Gear Break: Chapter2, New Shimano Dura-Ace, Ursus’ New Handlebar, ARES/HPS Carbon Fiber E-Bike, Muc-Off Valves and Free Strava Beacon
Loads of exciting new kit. CHAPTER2 Launches fully integrated performance all-road frameset, Shimano reignites the road with new 12-speed Dura-Ace, Magnus H.02: Ursus’ new handlebar, ARES partners with HPS to produce a carbon fiber E-Bike, Muc-Off launches lighter stronger tubeless valves and Strava Beacon is now free for all.
Gear Break: Ribble Ultra, PRO Vibe Evo Handlebar, QUOC Shoes, Neversecond, Finish Line, The Breakaway App
Today's offerings: Ribble Ultra redefines aero, PRO introduces sleek new Vibe Evo integrated handlebar, QUOC Mono II road shoes, Neversecond™ science-based sports nutrition helps athletes fuel optimally, Finish Line™ releases FiberLink™ tubeless sealant and The Breakaway introduces motivation & Challenges for Garmin users.
With Labor day behind us and the clocks set to fall back an hour in the coming weeks, many cyclists are beginning…
It was ironic that Chris Anker Sørensen’s life should end doing what he had become known for after his career as a professional cyclist was over – preparing meticulously for his role as a TV race commentator, out riding the parcours of Sunday’s World Individual Time Trial Championship in Flanders.
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.
Ed Hood hasn't been to a top race for... well, a long time, thank you to Mr. Covid. So, with the Tour of Britain stage 7 starting just down the road he couldn't miss out on the excitement. Ed goes 'Roadside' in Scotland.
It is said that there are people who live to eat and others who eat to live and for some of us enough cycling means we can eat whatever we want. “Eat Bike Cook” is a wonderful little book that really is about the joys of riding and the pleasures of eating, with an original viewpoint.
Follow the women of Roxo Racing, a Texas based women’s cycling team, in their first full year chasing national level races. Roxo has raced USA Crits events, Pro Nationals, and Joe Martin, both UCI professional events. The goal, shared by all, is to strive, learn and improve.
The World Hour Record is claimed by many to be the ultimate test of man, or in this case woman, and bike. The current record holder for the 60 minutes of torture is Italian Vittoria Bussi with a distance of 48.007 kilometres. Ed Hood caught…
You expect to see innovation from the 'big' frame builders, but leading the way with their 'Ultra SL R' from their HQ in Preston, in the north of England is Ribble Cycles. Ed Hood caught up with Andy Smallwood and Jamie Burrows to talk…
The 60's and 70's were a great time in British cycling, but there was little money and life wasn't easy. Bernard Burns was part of the Falcon team, a band of winners during and after their racing careers. This is his tribute to that team of…
Germany is the new World champion in the Mixed Relay Team Time Trial. Over the 44.5 kilometre course, divided over 22.5 kilometres for the three men and 22 kilometres for the three women, the Germans were 12 seconds faster than the Netherlands. The bronze went to Italy.Read More...
When casual observers think about professional cycling the first tournament that comes to mind will be the Tour de France. This remains the biggest prize in the sport and the one that they all want to win.
Triathlons are one of the most demanding races out there – a grueling test of resolve. The combination of swimming, running, and cycling form a multi-disciplined gauntlet of endurance, testing athletes beyond the capabilities needed for most sports.
Have you set some serious personal goals for yourself when it comes to cycling? Maybe you have a specific distance you want to be able to cycle with ease, or there’s a route you’ve been dreaming of conquering.