When I think about Japan, descriptions like “polite”, “clean”, “punctual”, “neon”, “awesome toilets”, “sumo” and possibly “keirin” come to mind. I’ve always known there’s a deep-seated cycling culture there somewhere, but “cycling” isn’t a word that’s immediately apparent. But after a week of cycling around the Seto Inland Sea and Hiroshima in the south west […]
From where you’d rather be: New Zealand
A few months ago a few mates and I did a Roadtrip to New Zealand which was one of the highlights of my cycling life. With some b-roll footage we decided to piece together a short film (well, Chas and Drew made it). I hope it inspires you to get out and and go for […]
A few months back, in the dark reaches of the European winter, Polish riders Szymon Kotowski, Karol Michalski and Wojtek Kwiatek went to Calpe, Spain in search of warmer climates and memorable rides. What followed was three days of discovering Calpe’s hidden gems and relentless climbs. In this Roadtripping piece Szymon shares the story of […]
As part of our three part series in Ireland we made this short video that showcases some of the spectacular roads we visited around this marvellous country. See the full features here: Part 1 – Riding the Wicklow Mountains Part 2 – Riding stage 2 of the Giro d’Italia Part 3 – Riding stage 3 […]
Roadtripping Ireland: Part Three
In this third and final part of our Roadtripping Ireland series, Dave Everett and Szymon Kotowski continue the story of a trip that saw them follow the route for the start of this year’s Giro d’Italia as well as the shenanigans along the way.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the details when it comes to cycling. Distances, wattages, victories and other measures often lead us to forget the simple joy of riding a bike. Brothers Gus and Lachlan Morton (yes, the one who races with WorldTour team Garmin-Sharp), got back to basics in an attempt to recover […]