With Paris-Roubaix now behind us, the cobbled classics are done and dusted for another year. But before the cycling world turns its attention back to Belgium and the Netherlands for the Ardennes Classics – the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège – we thought we’d bring you a selection of great photos from […]
If you went to bed early last night and missed Paris-Roubaix you can be excused: Cancellara was the overwhelming favourite and, in the end, he didn’t disappoint. But it wasn’t like Boonen’s 50km solo attack last year where the result was known well in advance. In fact, it wasn’t until the final 20 metres of […]
Team Mapei was one of the most dominant classics squads of the 1990s, featuring the likes of Johan Museeuw, Michele Bartoli and Andrea Tafi. The team won Paris-Roubaix five times and in the lead-up to the 2013 edition of the race, Melbourne-based Mapei superfan, Jeff Provan, invited us to photograph his Colnago Mapei Master X-Light.
Last week’s headlines in Pro Cycling news and what’s coming up… Boonen puts his stamp on cycling; Classics stats; Monsieur Paris-Roubaix?; Spectacular season; A convincing win; What was Pozzato thinking?; Mads Schmidt; Guesdon retires; Sánchez wins País Vasco; Ardennes Classics; Durbridge wins Sarthe;
I never want to chase the news but I always enjoy talking about the news. From this Wednesday onwards a mystery journalist who will go by the name of “Le Grimpeur” will be reporting on selected news snippets of the week to keep you abreast of what’s happening in pro cycling.
The Tour Down Under is an early season favorite for most of the pros and spectators. However, there’s more to it than beaches, sunshine, and parties in the buzzing city of Radelaide. There is a strong connection to the Tour of Flanders that might go unnoticed. What does the Tour Down Under have to do […]