Who is the worst roommate in the professional peloton?
November 6, 2015
The inside of a hotel room is a sanctuary for professional cyclists. It’s a team HQ that changes daily, a place where they can get away from the throb of a race, and a place where recovery and entertainment takes place. It’s also a place where riders need to get on with one another as, …
Adam Phelan’s Video Diary: The Road to Abu Dhabi
October 22, 2015
Throughout the 2015 season Drapac Professional Cycling’s Adam Phelan has been putting together great little videos from his time spent travelling and racing around the world. In his latest video and the accompanying article, Adam shares his experience from the inaugural Abu Dhabi Tour, an event that attracted attention as much for its blisteringly hot …
Join us for the inaugral Giro della Donna gran fondo…
October 20, 2015
The CyclingTips team invites you to join us on Sunday November 22, 2015, at 7:00am for the inaugural Giro della Donna Gran Fondo. For more information and to register, click here.
Adam Phelan’s Video Diary: Lessons in the WorldTour
October 7, 2015
Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the reality is often far less appealing. Dirty hotel rooms, time spent away from loved ones, constant fatigue, not to mention the pressure to perform — it can be a challenging existence. …
How to heckle cyclists
October 6, 2015
We cyclists are used to copping abuse from drivers while out riding but very rarely does that abuse have the intended effect: forcing the cyclist off the road. Neil van der Ploeg from Avanti Racing has some tips to make your heckling count and get inside the cyclist’s head.
Iceland in 10 Days
September 4, 2015
Four degrees Celsius in the middle of summer. Perpetual daylight that makes it difficult to sleep. Constant rain. Backpacks full of heavy camera equipment. Niggling injuries. Jason Stirling and David Fletcher from NorthSouth faced no shortage of challenges as they made their way around Iceland over the course of two weeks. And yet the story …