The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour, stage 10 of the 105th edition of the Tour De France started in Annecy and ended nearly 170 kilometers away in Grand-Bornand. The 'race' started on the shores of the gobsmackingly beautiful lake Annecy and winded its way over some of the most beautiful and
The Event. The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour.
The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour, the 10th stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France will be ours (15,000 amateurs and enthusiasts) to ride on the 8th of July. It seemed like yesterday that I was struggling to get to the top of
Over the winter we hatched a plan for a cycling training camp to better prepare for some of the cyclo-sportive events we have entered this year. Our experiences in last year's Etape Du Tour made this an imperative. We chose Mallorca as the location for our training camp. This choice
I do not normally write product reviews but I was compelled to write one after spending a weekend with a bona-fide superbike, the Bianchi Oltre Xr4. I am the proud owner of another legendary bike, the Colnago C60 but I now feel like a long-married man who has had a
The Cape Town Cycle Tour, an event whose recent history has been dogged by controversy, natural phenomena and plain bad luck. This year was no different as there had been a severe drought in the weeks and months leading up to the event in Cape Town which at one point
Fabian Cancellera. Spartacus.
Olympic Individual Time Trial Champion, 2008 and 2016.
World Champion, Individual Time Trial 2009.
Winner, Tour of Flanders 2010, 2013, 2014.
Where was I? Ahhh I was fighting to get to the top of the first mountain, the Category 1 climb, the Col De Vars (See previous article). This monster comes after 130km in the legs and you sure feel it. The heat and the sheer effort used to get to this point
I've been struggling for days now to properly articulate my thoughts, emotions and impressions of my recent 'beyond epic' cycling adventure. I have just returned from France where my 'buddies' and I took part in the recent L'Etape Du Tour. The L'Etape is the one of the toughest cycle-sportive events
Who sent me?
Who sent us?
Or in Nigerian slang it'd be: "Who send me?"
No one asked me (along with quite a few friends) to spend good money on flights, accommodation, bike servicing and equipment just to suffer climbing some mountains in France. We have friends travelling from Nigeria, the US, Switzerland
There are some days on the bike when you curse the fact that you are not a few kilos lighter and a good deal fitter. There are also days you curse the weather, the ride organisers for making the course so tough, your bike and equipment. There are days you
A recent account of a cycling trip to Rwanda with Nathan Byukusenge, Team Rwanda.
Words by Garrick 'The Potential' Bassey.
The idea of a Rwandan camp was suggested by IB aka the people's Elder. He had been to Rwanda before and loved it for its proximity to Nigeria, its good infrastructure, amazing
Mount Teide is a volcano in Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, Spain. Its 3,718m summit is the highest point in Spain and the highest point above sea level in the Islands of the Atlantic.
While you cannot actually reach those heights by car or bike, you can cycle past
The 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour was supposed to be the 40th edition of this world famous race.It is the largest timed cycle 'race' in the world. Up to 35,000 cyclists (including 1,200 from the UK alone) were supposed to tackle the 109km of the usual route taking cyclists from