The Soul of cycling

Share this story Often my choice of bike is inspired by people or certain events. When I got asked to judge a few films for the upcoming London Mountain Film Festival, Edinburgh was still in the tight grip of winter. It would have naturally been the season to sit inside and watch films, but for […]

FLÈCHE WALLONNE’21: Alaphilippe Top Of the World!

Race Report: The World champion, Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) made no mistakes on the climb of the Mur de Huy to beat Primoz Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) to the line. With an explosive jump the Frenchman took a length out of the Slovenian. The ‘old man’ Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) was third. Alaphilippe made no mistakes Julian […]

Campagnolo releases new Bora Ultra WTO wheelset

High-end Italian bicycle component manufacturer Campagnolo has just announced its latest wheelset: The new Campagnolo Bora Ultra WTO series. The disc brake-only, top-of-the-line wheels will come in 33, 45 and 60mm rim-depth formats. The wheels, secretly already in use by UAE Team Emirates, Lotto-Soudal and Ag2R-Citroen Team, were ridden by Caleb Ewan when he took […]

LIÈGE’21 Preview: Who is Hot For La Doyenne?

Liège-Bastogne-Liège Preview: The oldest Monument on the race calendar – Liège-Bastogne-Liège will be run this Sunday and, as always, it brings out a mix of Grand Tour riders and the hilly Classics specialist fro a royal Walloon battle. Ed Hood has a look at the route, history and who is hot for the ‘the longest […]

This State Bicycle Co. x Grateful Dead collaboration is full of tie-dye, dancing bears and lightning bolts

State Bicycle Co., a cycling company known for its fixed gear, single-speed, city, and all-road bikes, has just announced its collaboration with American psychedelic rock band The Grateful Dead. The collection, designed as an effort to, “spread good vibes and take the recent bike boom to new heights,” includes cycling apparel, accessories and even some […]

How the 2021 federal budget will benefit cyclists

On Monday, the 724 page federal budget was tabled by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. In an effort to help Canadians through the pandemic crisis, the large document includes a number of measures to support “Canada’s active recovery,” many of which will be of interest to cyclists. Adam van Koeverden, the MP for Milton, On. and […]

How To Add Skill to Your Strength Training

TOOLBOX: Last month we spoke about the importance of intent, and purposeful movement in your strength training practice, and how these should be the guiding factors, not just adding weight week to week, or more repetitions per set. This month we will focus on knowing when to progress the weights. It’s not always as black […]

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