Despite being the third highest road pass in the Alps, after the Col de l’Iseran and Passo dello Stelvio, the real beauty of the Col Agnel is its relative unknown status amongst the greats, making it a quiet giant linking the Hautes Alpes in France with the Italian province of Cuneo.
The heart is a muscle, and can be trained just like any other muscle in your body. Cardiovascular mechanisms and the inability to supply blood and nutrients to the different tissues in the body remain at the “heart” of many of the proposed models of fatigue, so this seems a good place to start our exploration…
'Home of Cycling' will bring live & exclusive coverage of Alex Dowsett's attempt on May 2nd (1pm BST / 1400 CEST) from Manchester's National Cycling Centre velodrome.
Area Zero-D’Amico-Bottecchia wrapped up their Croatian transfer in the fifth and last stage of the Tour of Croatia, which featured the final finish line in the capital city of Zagabria.
RusVelo rider Roman Maikin came in third in the fifth and final stage of the Tour of Croatia, set between the cities of Sveti Martin and Zagreb over 177 km-long predominantly flat course with a technical cobblestone uphill finish.
Book Review: Sometimes a party is so good you don’t want it to end. For those of us who love the Giro d’Italia, the final day always come too soon and then we have the palate-cleansing races like the Dauphinй Libйrй and the Tour de Suisse and then the Tour comes and pink is replaced by yellow. But thanks to “Maglia Rosa: Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia” by British author/Italian resident Herbie Sykes we have not only an English-language history of the Giro d’Italia, which is in itself distressingly rare, but an extraordinarily entertaining book that will take us through until the tifosi migrate to Italian roadsides again in May.
Here's Round 1 of our gear coverage from the 2015 Sea Otter Classic: W Cup Nutrition, Parlee Z-Zero Cross disc, Lazer Blade and glasses, Elite Candea bottle, Velo saddles and Panaracer Gravel King tires.
Cycling is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and nowhere was this more prevalent than in Conwy this weekend.
With the height of the season fast approaching you may have a few questions whirling around your head in preparation for the summer months.
Apr 27, 2015 - After the week Alejandro Valverde has had, he has to be the Top Story. Full race coverage from Liège, Trentino and Turkey with video, results and comments. We also preview Romandie and Utah, plus Kristoff to stay with Katusha and video of young star Alaphilippe, all in a packed EuroTrash Monday.
Shelley Olds proved that she has recovered well from injury, after finishing second in Omloop van Borsele. The American who fractured her ribs six weeks ago used her sprinting prowess as the race finished in a bunch kick to the line to finish just behind Kirsten Wild (Hitec Products).
As we near the end of the Spring Classics, at CORSO Sports Marketing, we’re proud of how the young talent on our roster has been performing.
Race Report: Ed Hood told us last week, even before Flèche Wallonne, that Alejandro Valverde would win 'La Doyenne' on the steep finish to Ans. It was a battle of cat and mouse between Katusha and the man from Murcia, but 'Balaverde' was top man. Here is how Ed saw the race unfold.
Merhaba! from the 51st Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey 2015, the annual 2.HC stage race, starting at the seaside town of Alanya and finishing, eight days later, with a stunning stage around one of the world’s great capitals, Istanbul.
The Area Zero-D'Amico-Bottecchia team are at present riding in the Tour of Croatia. Here is a great little video they have made on their tour so far.
His stats for Liege read like this: 1979, 20th: 1981, 11th: 1982, 10th: 1984, 1st: 1985, 4th: 1986, 12th: 1987, 20th; 1988, 5th: 1989, 1st – good enough to tell us a little about La Doyenne? Yeah, we thought so too: PEZ talked to Sean Kelly about the oldest, and many would say the hardest of the ‘monuments’.
Twenty-four professional men’s cycling teams will line up at 8:00 am on June 7th for the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.
The reigning stage in the Tour of Croatia was full of excitement. The 3rd stage lasted 228 km between Plitvice and Ucka (Vojak), and featured an uphill arrival on Monte Maggiore at an altitude of over1300 metres.
Seren del Grappa (Belluno), April 24, 2015 - Only 3 months left up to the Monte Grappa Cycling, scheduled on Sunday July 26, starting and finishing in Seren del Grappa (province of Belluno).
RusVelo rider Roman Maikin came in third in the sprint battle of stage two of the UCI 2.1 Tour of Croatia. 180 km between the cities of Sibenik and Zadar finished in a couple of tight, highly technical city laps.