Adam Phelan’s Video Diary: Lessons in the WorldTour
October 7, 2015
Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the reality is often far less appealing. Dirty hotel rooms, time spent away from loved ones, constant fatigue, not to mention the pressure to perform — it can be a challenging existence. […]
How to heckle cyclists
October 6, 2015
We cyclists are used to copping abuse from drivers while out riding but very rarely does that abuse have the intended effect: forcing the cyclist off the road. Neil van der Ploeg from Avanti Racing has some tips to make your heckling count and get inside the cyclist’s head.
Life after the WorldTour: an interview with Sea Keong Loh
October 6, 2015
Becoming a pro cyclist is a something many amateur cyclists aspire to. Living that dream seems, from the outside, to consist of traveling the world, racing hard and being looked after by multiple staff so you can perform at your best. But what’s it actually like when you enter that world of pro racing, where […]
Visiting the home of Canyon bikes in Koblenz, Germany
October 5, 2015
On a recent trip to Germany for the annual cycling Disneyland that is Eurobike, we took a detour to the town of Koblenz, sitting on the banks of the River Rhine roughly an hour west of Frankfurt. For many it’s just an ordinary German town, but for bike fans and especially German cycling fans it’s a destination — […]
The real Peter Sagan: beneath the surface, who is the new world champion?
October 4, 2015
It’s easy to form impressions from the other side of a tv screen – or even a microphone – but it is only those behind the scenes who are able to get, and give, a more complete picture of a personality. Peter Sagan is a larger than life figure. His image and legend grew even […]
Giro della Donna Gran Fondo: Registrations Now Live!
October 3, 2015
The CyclingTips team invites you to join us on Sunday November 22, 2015, at 7:00 am for the inaugural Giro della Donna Gran Fondo. Brace yourselves; it’s gonna be a cracker of a day and we’re excited to give something back to the cycling community that has given us so much. *******REGISTRATIONS NOW LIVE, REGISTER […]