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Etape du Tour 2020 Route Recon

The Etape du Tour breaks away from it’s usual home in the Alps or Pyrenees, and heads to the Cote d’Azur. Many regular ‘Etappers’ are well used to the Galibier, Tourmalet Izoard & Glandon. Although this region may be much

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Breakfast Plan For Cycling Sportives

Our cycling breakfast plan for race day We’ve all had those days where you just can’t seem to find the energy for training. But have you thought that maybe it’s something to do with what you’re eating? Or not eating?

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Bucket List Climbs: Passo del Ghisallo

We are counting down the most legendary climbs, the ones that all riders need to tackle once in their lives. Check out the others in the list; number 5 – Col du Tourmalet & number 4 – Alpe d’Huez What Makes the Ghisallo so

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Bucket List Climbs: Col du Tourmalet

What Makes the Col du Tourmalet so Special? The original classic climb. The Col du Tourmalet was the first of the really big mountain passes used in the Tour when it was included in the 1910 route. Up to 2017,

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Bucket List Climbs: Alpe d’Huez

We are counting down the most legendary climbs, the ones that all riders need to tackle once in their lives. Check out number 5 – Col du Tourmalet. What Makes the Alpe d’Huez so Special? Most people dont know the intricate

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A Hidden Gem – Slovenia and the Julian Alps

After spending the season on the mighty Stelvio, we sent our ride leader Simon Powner over the border into lesser known Slovenia. Here are his memories of the Julian Alps. Day 1 Perched on the shoulder of the iconic Triglav

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Rider Reviews

A Season in the Stelvio

One of our lead guides, Taylor, spent all of last summer living in Bormio riding the giant climbs of the region every week leading the Stelvio Weekender. He shares how he got on during his Stelvio summer and what it’s

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The Best European Sportives of 2020

Planning your 2020 cycling year and want to get away to ride a European Sportive? There are so many events these days, how do you chose what;s right for you? We break down the top rides of the year, from

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