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The highest climb of the 2021 Tour de France is a monster

On stage 15 of the 2021 Tour de France, the peloton will tackle the highest road in the Pyrenees. As Peter English writes, the climb is f...

The austere beauty of winter cycling

Most people avoid riding in the depths of winter. Those that venture out can be handsomely rewarded.

The app that adds adventure to your everyday cycling

There's a perverse joy in being caught off-guard by something so unrideable.

The flightless bird that inspired my off-the-couch 120 km gran fondo

Nothing else can give you this unbelievable high. All those good vibes, all the good feelings, the good memories, they all come back.

Video: Cape to Cape, a must-watch documentary about one incredible ride

Freezing rain, searing heat, illness, personal conflict, mob violence – this is one hell of a cycling adventure.

Bikepacking the Iron Curtain: A ride through European history

Join Markus Stitz as he bikepacks through history on the Iron Curtain Gravel Trail.

From The Service Course: Tajikistan - The Not Knowing

Wild, remote, unforgiving. The roads of Tajikistan are known for the ancient silk trade, but for Christian and Peter, this trip was about...

Colin Strickland's New Frontiers

In the lateset episode of Wahoo's Frontiers series, Colin Strickland talks about racing Red Hook, winning Unbound Gravel, and is quite ca...

Video: "I mean, what is gravel?"

Gravel riding means something different to everyone, and this video does a pretty great job at showing the convergence of cycling backgro...

Unhurried: The joy of slowing down

Markus Stitz is an Edinburgh-based filmmaker, photographer, writer, and the founder of Bikepacking Scotland. You might recall the two pre...

Gravel bikes were not meant to be ridden like this

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you put an enduro rider, decked out in lycra, on a gravel bike? Well, evidently the answer is...

Svein Tuft and Christian Meier, still connected

Christian Meier and Sven Tuft first met in 2005 when Christian was invited to join Canadian Continental Team Symmetrics as a junior, and ...

How to bikepack across dangerous countries

If you've spent any time at CyclingTips over the past few years you've probably come across Alee Denham's videos. Through his CyclingAbou...

Sarah Sturm is badass. Here's why

The measurement of success for athletes of all levels is oftentimes determined by the results in a race or a challenge. What is often mis...

What you missed at the Paris-Roubaix that never happened

There's no race as ardently mythologised as Paris-Roubaix. Raced through the working-class heartland of France on narrow farming roads an...

Video: Bikepacking for conservation in Colombia

In February 2020, ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox, adventure rider Joe Cruz, and filmmaker Rugile Kaladyte traveled to the Colombian ...

EF Gone Racing - Badlands

Before Lachlan Morton took on the Giro, he had other business to attend to. Truly mind-blowing business. Lachy finished the 700 kilometer...

This German adventurer is tackling the ultimate round-the-world expedition

German adventurer and ultraendurance athlete Jonas Deichmann is no stranger to obscenely hard expeditions. Among his many mind-boggling a...

Lachlan Morton's latest: 719 km in 43.5 hours through the Badlands of Spain

Lachlan Morton set off on Sunday from Granada, Spain, and is already back, 719 kilometers later, after racing through the remote, ragged ...

Video: A homage to the book 'The Rider' by Tim Krabbé

A homage to the book 'The Rider' by Tim Krabbé

An exercise in pointlessness: Emma Pooley on her world-record Everesting

Last month former world champion Emma Pooley broke the women's Everesting record, eclipsing the previous mark set by fellow Englishwoman ...