Our overseas PRO tipster, Chris D’Amelio, racing for Cinelli gives us the inside scoop for Sunday’s classic – Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Well the early season classics are truly into full swing! The cobblestone battles produced some exciting racing and amazingly we saw the same names itched onto the trophies as in the previous editions of both Paris-Roubaix […]
TIPS From Qatar
Over the past week PRO cyclist Daniel Braunsteins and his Drapac Porsche team have been slugging it out at the Tour of Qatar. Daniel being the great bloke that he is brought us back some invaluable Cycling TIPS from Qatar and his insights from the pro peloton. Thanks Daniel. And great effort out there! All […]
Pro Team Structure – What About the Women?
No…I didn’t forget about the women. I wanted to post this one separately so you could get some discussion of your own since I know how passionately you feel about the UCI’s pathetic position towards Pro Women’s cycling. Pro Woman (Only One Category) Roster Size: 8 rider minimum, 16 rider maximum. Minimum Salary: None Bank […]
Pro Team Structure – What Does It All Mean?
Have you ever wondered how the whole pro and amateur team structure worked within professional cycling? ProTour, Pro Continental, Continental…what does it all really mean? I looked into it and here’s the scoop… The UCI puts road teams into three categories: ProTour, Pro Continental and Continental. ProTour and Continental teams are managed by the UCI […]
Embrocation – So PRO…
The true hardmen of cycling leave the leg warmers at home in 5C and lather up with embrocation to cover the legs. This provides warmth for the legs and keeps the blood circulating and the muscles as supple as possible. It doesn’t actually keep you warm – it just redirects blood flow to the […]