Zwift welcomes $450m in new investment – is a Zwift indoor trainer on the way?

Zwift, the virtual fitness platform for cyclists and runners, has announced today that it has raised $450 million in minority investment led by private equity giant KKR, with other investors including Specialized Bicycle Components’ venture capital fund, the Amazon Alexa Fund, and the Finnish video games developer behind titles such as Clash of Clans. Get […]

Why does having a strong team on a Tour de France mountain stage matter – what do team mates do and what if a rider doesn’t have any

Given that we can’t actually go to the Tour de France this year to take close-up photos of components and annoy the riders until they answer our questions, we thought we’d take a step back and try to answer some of the questions that often get asked when the Tour de France is on. Under […]

Tour de France Stage 16: Lennard Kämna takes solo win (+ highlights)

Simon has been news editor at since 2009, reporting on 10 editions and counting of pro cycling’s biggest races such as the Tour de France, stories on issues including infrastructure and campaigning, and interviewing some of the biggest names in cycling. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, his background […]

Kit Tips – Cycle Clothing to Climb Mountains

Riding a bike in the mountains is a bit like playing roulette with the weather gods. Sometimes you get lucky: you ride light and fast, in blue skies and sunshine. The inevitable will come though… at some point you will be struck a blow: rain, sleet, wind, and snow. The answer is protection. More specifically, […]

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