Riding the Festive 500 requires roadwear that is versatile and reliable. For most, the key to completing the challenge is to spread the distance over several days, while still planning for the worst that the weather gods can muster. Many aspiring Festive 500ers fail when the elements conspire to stop them riding, leaving them without enough time to make up the distance before New Year’s Day.
RCC x Paul Smith Souplesse Bib Shorts II | Rapha X Paul Smith Collection
British racing green meets the iconic stripes of Sir Paul Smith in a collection exclusive to the Rapha Cycling Club. Paul Smith and Rapha go way back. In 2004, Simon Mottram’s inspirations were An Intimate Portrait of the Tour De France by Philippe Brunel, reprinted as Kings of Pain, and the work of the British fashion designer. In creating this collection, the designer behind our peloton-disrupting EF Education First kit set himself a challenge: If cycling’s Sir Paul had a racing team in…
ALLIED CYCLE WORKS’s Instagram post: “Mud tires? What size? Pressure? Paint stir sticks. Extra lube... @colinatx opens his 2020 gravel account this morning at @midsouthgravel,…”
2,104 Likes, 7 Comments - ALLIED CYCLE WORKS (@alliedcycleworks) on Instagram: “Mud tires? What size? Pressure? Paint stir sticks. Extra lube... @colinatx opens his 2020 gravel…”
Rapha on Twitter
“In a testament to the incredible sense of community pioneering events like GBDuro foster, local riders have turned out on the roadsides to wish Lachlan Morton well and some have even joined him for a few miles. Photos: @Cadenceimages @jeredgruber”
Exploring the Torino-Nice Rally with a Bombtrack Hook EXT
The Torino-Nice Rally isn’t really just a race, but more of an adventure with friends. It takes in 700km across old military mountain passes and historic trade routes from the western Italian Alps down to southern coastal France. Last year, Bombtrack ambassador Joachim Rosenlund rode the rally on a steel Hook EXT for some picturesque, unsupported bikepacking. With Europe’s highest mountains as […]
HIGH ROLLING by Ass Savers
I've already looked down at my rear cassette a hundred times, to see if I really am in the lowest gear, when I start to wonder if I didn't bite off more than I can chew this time around. And it was only the first climb of the first day. I looked down at my cassette again. "Nope, still in the lowest gear". During the seven days it took us to traverse the Torino Nice Rally, this compulsive behavior almost developed into a tic.