Although the Apennines may not be as famous as the Alps to the north that's not to say they are any less of a challenge, often deserted their steep and irregular pitches are a playground of pleasure and pain.
All about user experience: Kinomap is launching a major update of its cycling app during Interbike 2017 with many new features and integrating new protocols and home trainers. From Strava deeper integration to Interval training, let’s have a look at this year bunch of new stuff.
The Presidential Tour of Turkey finished on Sunday in Istanbul with another exciting sprint. Another stage win for Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) looked very likely. A late crash ruined his race as he also lost the points jersey to eventual stage winner, Edward Theuns (Trek-Segafredo).
Oct 16, 2017 - The 2018 Tour de France will cross the Passage du Gois, where else will it go? - Top Story. All the results and video from the Presidential Tour of Turkey and the Tacx Pro Classic. In other cycling news: Martin Velits and Frederik Veuchelen retire, contract news, Jan Bakelants up-date and Rigoberto Uran on TV.
Interview: Scott Mares of CrossBikeReview.com graciously asked the age old question - how'd you get PEZ started? It's a story I never get tired of telling - and am thankful someone (anyone) still wants to know. So if you've got nothing better to do - here's a few minutes of PEZ history - as told by the PEZ myself.
Following the final event of the 2017 Haute Route Cycling Series around Mont Ventoux last weekend, Switzerland-based OC Sport announced a full calendar of 11 events for the 2018 season, including three new events in the U.S.
Flying all the way east to the southwest China, the first 3 stages suit perfectly for our sprinters, while the last 3 stages are relatively undulant terrain in hilly areas, including the mountain top finish at stage 4.
Retro Rider Interview: In the 80s there were Irishmen making it big in the European Pro scene; Kelly, Roche, Early and Kimmage. There was also a man from Dublin who headed to the US, instead of Europe, John Brady. Ed Hood caught up with the ex-7-Eleven rider to hear his reminisces, and as always, a Bob Roll story.
Bora-Hansgrohe's Sam Bennett took his fourth 2017 stage win in the Presidential Tour of Turkey on Saturday, out-sprinting local hero Ahmet Örken, with UAE Team Emirates' Simone Consonni taking third. The final stage to Istanbul could also suit the Irishman for a fifth stage win. Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates) holds the overall lead.
Our Toolbox Editor Dr. Stephen Cheung received Brock University's "Distinguished Research & Creative Activity" award during Fall Convocation, the university's top award for research and student mentorship. Nice to know our training advice is being managed by the best!
October - Festive, Fun and the Fall: The days are getting shorter, the leaves are starting to fall as is the temperature. Not to worry, you can still have a lot of fun in October and Peter Easton of VeloClassic Tours shows us how and where.
Rider Interview: On a flying visit to the Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow, Ed Hood caught up with Great Britain's most prolific National champion - Dan Bigham. Eight championships in one season is an all-time-record. Ed and Dan talk through the World of the Velodrome.
Kurt Van de Wouwer, sports manager for Lotto Soudal U23, has finalized the team’s roster for 2018. Eleven new riders will reinforce the team as from January, and eleven others will leave the squad of which eight are turning professional.
Oct 12, 2017 - Sam Bennett is having a great Tour of Turkey with two stage wins. All the news and videos from Turkey, the Famenne Ardenne Classic and cyclo-cross in Ronse. Are we getting ahead of ourselves? - Top Story. Other cycling news: Peter Sagan for the TDU, contract news. Plus medical up-dates on De Plus and Degenkolb. Coffee Thursday time!
Tour of America’s Dairyland (ToAD), the U.S.’s largest multi-day bike racing series, announced today that Anton’s Salon and Spa will become the new presenting sponsor of the 2018 ToAD’s Women’s Series, significantly expanding its relationship started with ToAD last year.