Author: Adam Phelan

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A life after: The challenge of adjusting to 'real life' post-racing

It's been two years now since Adam Phelan retired from professional racing. In the time since he's worked to build his own digital market...

For the love of it: The therapeutic power of the humble bicycle

In this article, former professional (and former CyclingTips columnist) Adam Phelan returns to the fold with a touching look at just powe...

The road ahead: Adam Phelan on stepping away from racing

While many professional riders have managed to secure a contract for the 2017 season, there are plenty out there still looking for a ride...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: And the rain did fall

Speak to most pro cyclists about the many countries they've raced in and they'll tell you they all tend to blur together. When you're rac...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: A guide among the chaos

High-speed descents, jostling for position in a final sprint, the very real risk of crashing -- road cycling is an undoubtedly dangerous ...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: The agony and ecstasy of bike racing

The life of a professional cyclist is one of intense highs and desperate lows. From the ecstasy of crossing a finish line first, arms alo...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: The Rocky Road to Oman

For the past year or so Drapac's Adam Phelan has been sharing stories from his life as a pro cyclist, here in his column at CyclingTips. ...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: New Zealand for the off-season

Throughout the 2015 season Drapac Professional Cycling's Adam Phelan gave us a fascinating look behind the scenes of life as a profession...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: The Road to Abu Dhabi

Throughout the 2015 season Drapac Professional Cycling’s Adam Phelan has been putting together great little videos from his time spent tr...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: Lessons in the WorldTour

Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the real...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: Colorado

Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the real...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: Life Elevated

Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the real...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: Into Thin Air

Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the real...

Adam Phelan's Video Diary: Flashes of Korea

Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the real...