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How the Race Was Won: 2015 Amstel Gold Race

The spring classics have now moved to the Ardennes and Amstel Gold brings through a change of cast in the contendors. In a race won three times by Philippe Gilbert (four, if you count the 2012 World Championships held on nearly the same course) the final kilometer was fairly predictable. Except that it didn’t go […]


How the Race was Won: 2015 Paris-Roubaix

The cobbles weren’t all that decisive this year — thanks to good weather and a steady tailwind, they were really more a steady grindstone against which the field was reduced. The real tactical action came at the very end, and involved some of Etixx-Quick-step’s best racing this spring, though in the finale, the outcome was […]


King of the Mountain: from genocide to a cycling team in Rwanda

Samuel Mugisha always dreamed of professional cycling as a way to support his family. But after he won a coveted spot on Team Rwanda, his dream grew. In a country still showing the scars of genocide, Samuel discovered that cycling for his country comes with important responsibilities.

Deux North’s Hunt V

Inspired by the sport of professional rally car racing, Deux North took a group of riders to the Rally de Catalunya in Spain for Hunt 5. In Salou, they met one of the world’s best drivers, Kris Meeke, and recorded his story of passion and adventure. Traveling along the route of the World Rally Championship, […]


Come Hell or High Water: Lotto-NL Jumbo preview Milan San Remo

Our good friend and photographer extraordinaire Kristof Ramon has been hard at work on Bell Helmet’s “Hell or High Water” Spring Classics previews with Team Lotto NL Jumbo Cycling. With “la Primavera” or Milan-San Remo on this weekend, the team talks about the importance, difficulty, and beauty of the first Monument of the season. Stay […]

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek 2015

On Sunday 8 March 2015, more than 1,800 riders took on one of the world’s toughest one-day cyclosportifs – Peaks Challenge Falls Creek in the Victorian Alps of Australia. Here are the highlights from the epic challenge. For more information, check out peakschallenge.com.au


The Col Collective presents the Col du Tourmalet

The Col du Tourmalet has a long and illustrious history with the Tour de France, first used in 1910 it immediately stamped its authority on the race with Frenchman Octave Lapize venting his displeasure and yelling “Vous êtes des assassins! Oui, des assassins!’ (‘You are murderers! Yes, murderers!’) to officials as he battled his way […]


Colle di Tenda – Alpine dirt roads on road bikes

In the first of the “Cicli Corsa” video series, take a ride of “Cani Sciolti Valtellina” (meaning “loose dogs of Valtellina”) starting from Cuneo, Italy, ascending to the top of the Col de Tende, and then back down on the 48 switchbacks of the dirt road that leads to the Italian Riviera passing through France.


How the Race Was Won: 2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

In the latest edition of How the Race was Won Cosmo Catalano looks at the traditional European season-opener, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, raced on Saturday. As Cosmo notes, this instalment could well be called How the Race Was Lost …


Roadtripping Cairns – Part I

I know the sound of adventure. It’s the distinct sound of cleats clicking into pedals. Ready to roll. We came together in Cairns as strangers or casual acquaintances to share in this adventure together. We quickly moved beyond the introductory chatter to discuss our hopes and our dreams and our fears. We shared our stories, […]