Saddle maker Repente adds two new short, compact saddle shapes to their lightweight arsenal with the carbon-railed Magnet & Latus CL, both interestingly without their modular rail system. The Magnet was created as an ultralight, snub-nosed saddle for triathlon & time trials, and the Latus CL for riders with wide sit bones. But as we’ve
Worlds Photo Gallery: After the controversy of the Men’s Under 23 race, the Dutch Elite Women made amends and took first and second places. Heather Morrison was ‘Roadside’ to take in the fun at the start and the finish. At least it was dry, no need for those umbrellas! Umbrellas were needed all week in
We’re headed to Thailand this fall to tour Vee Tire Co’s plantation and factory, so while there we figured we may as well check out the riding that helps inform their tire designs. And what better way than to join the country’s largest enduro race? After checking out the details, we thought it worth sharing.
Ed Roadside: From the comfort of his ‘virtual cafe’ Ed Hood hit the Yorkshire roads for his favourite event – The time trial, and better than that – The World elite men’s time trial. The best men against the clock lined up in Northallerton for Ed’s appraisal. Of course, the star of the day was
The 2019 UCI Road World Championships are going on now through the weekend in Yorkshire. But from the side of the finishing circuit in a pub pop-up called the Zwift Draft House, interactive virtual training simulator Zwift announced a partnership with the UCI on the legit inaugural Cycling Esports World Championships set for 2020. You
Worlds Race Report: The new World cycling champion is Mads Pedersen of Denmark. The young Dane out-sprinted Matteo Trentin (Italy) and Stefan Küng (Switzerland). Top favourite Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) was part of the decisive leading group, but cracked on the run in, as did Trentin’s countryman, Gianni Moscon. Peter Sagan (Slovakia) jumped away
Bina Bilenky is what you would call a real, deal bicycle industry lifer. She grew up sorting, organizing, and cleaning shop at Bilenky Cycle Works, her father’s (Stephen) bicycle company. As she grew up, she worked her way through the administrative side of the company, taking orders, keeping things organized and herding Bilenky’s famous shop
Media playback is not supported on this device World time trial champion Rohan Dennis has left Bahrain-Merida after the team terminated his contract. His two-year deal was terminated on 13 September but the team only announced it after the end of the elite men’s world road race in Yorkshire on Sunday, which the Australian was
Media playback is not supported on this device Mads Pedersen claimed a shock victory in brutal wet conditions to become the first Dane to ever win the elite men’s world road race title in Yorkshire. Pedersen, 23, clawed his way back into the leading trio after initially being dropped on the final lap in Harrogate.
Ed Roadside: The Men’s Under 23 Road Race had it all! Hard conditions, tough racing and… Controversy. Not the best end to the day as ‘winner’ Nils Eekhoff was disqualified for spending a little too much time behind his team car after a crash. Ed Hood was there to see the full story unfold. Home
Restrap showed us a handful of new bike bags at Eurobike earlier this month, covering everything from city commuting to ultra long-distance bike racing. The new olive City Range designed to complement your Brompton folder will be the earliest to market. But we were more enamored by their first, truly lightweight set of bikepacking bags,
“Chasing the Rainbow: The Story of Road Cycling’s World Championships” by British author Giles Belbin. Oddly enough, the idea of a Road World Championship was a long time in development. The UCI, created in 1900 following dissatisfaction over a British-led sanctioning organization, the ICI, did not get around to it until 1921, and even then
Former Tour de France champion and BBC Sport Personality of the Year winner Geraint Thomas tells the story of some of his most-prized possessions, including his favourite late-night snacks and what it’s like to meet Lionel Messi. Watch Thomas in action at the Road World Championships from 08:30 BST on Sunday, 29 September on the
If you’d asked me in May whether merino wool would be part of my MTB wardrobe this summer I would have said “OK, I know we don’t have sweltering summers in Scotland but the weather isn’t that bad”. That was until FINDRA came along and asked us to review some of their outdoor apparel collection.
Worlds Race Report: Annemiek van Vleuten is the new women’s World champion. The Dutch rider attacked 105 kilometres from the finish on the climb of Loftus Road, from then on she never looked back and rode solo to the finish in Harrogate. Van Vleuten finished with a lead of over 2 minutes on her country-woman,
The new Lazer G1 replaces the Genesis as their top road bike helmet, and it dropped more grams than letters to come in at a claimed 189g. Actually, for markets outside of the U.S. and Canada, this new model will keep the Genesis name, but for most of North America States, it’s called the G1.
Media playback is not supported on this device Annemiek van Vleuten won her first world road race title after a stunning 105km solo breakaway in Yorkshire. The Dutch rider, 36, attacked on the biggest climb of the day to Lofthouse and quickly built up a decisive lead. An elite group of chasers, including Britain’s Lizzie
Worlds Photo Gallery: Day 2 of Heather Morrison’s World championships in Yorkshire wasn’t the most successful, but it wasn’t a great day for the Dutch either! Heather was there on the finish line in Harrogate to take in the action, confusion and, eventually, the joy of the Men’s Under 23 World championship race. You can