5000 riders from 70 countries on a challenging 100 mile course from NYC to Bear Mountain and back.
Nestled in the heart of the Rhône-Alpes and surrounded by a veritable who’s who of mountain peaks like the Galibier and Alpe d’Huez, the Col de la Croix de Fer may not be quite as well known as its more celebrated siblings but that’s not to say it’s any less of a spectacle, quite the opposite in fact.
The curtain has been officially raised on the 2015 Tour de Pologne.
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 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.
Watched over by the highest peak in the Dolomites, the 3,343 metre high Marmolada, the Passo Fedaia is an enchanting journey of mystery and intrigue right from the very beginning. From Caprile, in the east, you’re faced with just over 14 kilometres of climbing at an average gradient of 7.5%, not so bad you may be thinking? Guess again.
As one of the oldest climbs in the Tour de France, first featuring in 1910, starting from the spa town of Bagnères-de-Luchon the Col de Peyresourde is a deceptively tough ascent.
Seriously counting the days down until the clocks go forward and we get some extra daylight, the winter has been far too long! Hopefully this’ll help cheer folk up who feel in the same boat, our latest Col Collective climb from the iconic Col d’Izoard.
Steeped in Italian cycling history the Passo Gavia is one of the most feared and famous climbs in the Giro d’Italia, first used in 1960 and regularly stirring up its snowy mischief ever since.
Watching others who've gone before you is one of the best ways to whet the appetite for adventure - and this beautifully produced video of climbing the eastern ascent of the Col du Tourmalet made be relive my own ride here several years back, and remind me that I need to get back there again soon. Check it out...
Etixx - Quick-Step was able to perform some last minute recon of 2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad thanks to good whether the day before the race! Watch as we break down what we expect from the opening weekend of the Classics!
The official photoshooting was a perfect occasion for Northwave to meet and talk to all the Lampre-Merida guys and tune up their Green #ExtremeTechPlus for what's next to come! Follow the #GreenPower!
2015 Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling team partners
The 2015 Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling team take on sailing around the British Virgin Islands as way to come together for the 2015 season.
The Titan Desert by Garmin, a MTB stage race which takes place annually in the desert of Morocco.
The 2016 Tour de France will start in La Manche region and ASO have made this great Promo video.
Go behind the scenes for the making of the 2015 CyclePassion calendar in this video of the 10th edition of the calendar, which has presented the women of professional cycling in a most unexpected and pleasing perspective.
World Bicycle Relief just announced it's exciting new Year End Campaign that highlights how the power of bicycles is radically changing people's lives in rural Africa. This year's video highlights how Tamara's life was transformed in 2014 when she received a Buffalo Bicycle to help get to school on time and with energy to learn.
Sven Nys (Crelan-AA Drink) lost out again on Sunday, this time to Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb-Napoleon Games) won the two-man sprint to the line against Sven Nys (Crelan-AA Drink) to win the second round of the Superprestige cyclo-cross in Zonhoven on Sunday. Lars van der Haar (Giant-Shimano) was third at 13 seconds.