The British invented the safety bicycle, but racing in the United Kingdom took its own peculiar course as competing en masse on the open road was forbidden, the Brits circumvented the rules with a focus on the individual time trial. While racing has come out into the open, and British success at the highest level of racing is undoubted, there remains a peculiar holdover from days past: hill climb racing.
Toolbox: Power training and indoor cycling trainers simply belong together. The pure efficiency and controlled environment of training indoors partners amazingly well with precise training based on specific targeted power numbers. The combination of accurate power measurement and controlled smart trainers has taken this to new levels.
Three time World champion, Tour and Giro points competitions winner, classics, monuments, stage races.... The list of Peter Sagan's palmarès goes on. But the wins have thinned out for the Slovakian. Spencer Martin breaks down the reasons for the dip or decline in the career of 'Peter The Great'.
29 Nov, 2021: Joop Zoetemelk still not recovered. Cross race reports from Kortrijk, Besançon and the UCI Track Champions League. Van Aert, Corona in Holland, Pidcock, Valverde, Alaphilippe, Cavendish, Higuita, Martin, Pogačar and Cullaigh. Contract news. Team news. Race news. Bad car crashes. ‘The Wolfpack Way’ book.
2020 saw the creation of a new website by a group of writers focused on providing a way of satisfying our need for good literature during the pandemic. Covid-19 continues, but the crew at La Course en Tete has not been idle and the result is their second annual review of the pro racing season: “Racing in the Time of the Super-Teams.”
Holiday Gift Guide Black Friday Special: Primal, Wahoo, Castelli, Rouvy, Sportful, Pro’s Closet, UDOG, HED, Craft, 4iiii, GCN, Club Ride, Muc-Off, G4, Pegatin & DeFeet.
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