“When I was racing in Europe” – 10 ways to spot a fake ex-pro

You probably know the sort of person this article is about. That guy or girl (but, let’s be honest, it’s normally a guy) on the local club run, at the local bike shop, or at the post-ride coffee stop that’s kitted out in either the latest racing-orientated brand or in well-worn kit from a team […]


Your training questions answered with Dig Deep Coaching: part nine

We all have questions when it comes to improving our training or performing well at our next race or gran fondo. In an ongoing collaboration with CyclingTips, Stephen Gallagher and Dan Fleeman from Dig Deep Coaching have answered another round of your questions, providing insight that we can all benefit from. Hi, There’s not long […]


Peter Sagan’s world championship-themed Specialized Tarmac

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CT) – In years past we’ve often had to wait until the new year to get a glimpse of what the UCI road race world champion will be stretching his legs on throughout his season in the rainbow stripes. But this year we are being treated to seeing the new […]


Roadtripping Malaysia

Things don’t always go according to plan on our cycling RoadTrips, or in life for that matter. That perfect getaway you’ve been planning for months can easily be derailed by unforeseen circumstances, taking the experience in a totally different direction. And while the normal reaction at the time is one of frustration, it’s often the […]


Adam Phelan’s Video Diary: Lessons in the WorldTour

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

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

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

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?

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!

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 […]