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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, …


A ride in the Roxsolt car at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

The video you see above was shot from the Roxsolt team car during the women’s race at the recent Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Roxsolt was team car #2 which meant it was the second car in the long line of team cars, directly behind Orica-AIS and the chief commissaire. Roxsolt went into the …

A ride with Shimano neutral service at the 2015 Tour Down Under

Unless you’re paying close attention, you’re unlikely to spot neutral service vehicles while watching bike races on TV. Their job is to stay out of the way until needed, and when they are needed their job is to get in and get out as quickly as possible. It’s a largely thankless task, but one that …


How to climb like Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador is one of the best climbers of his generation. He’s explosive, races on instinct, and has his own unique technique of climbing – primarily out of the saddle. GCN had the opportunity to join team Tinkoff-Saxo at their training camp and got this rare footage of Contador and talks to him about his …


Road Bike Party 3

Trials and mountain-biking legend Martyn Ashton and GCN have delivered their new Road Bike Party 3. It is the first complete film in the series to be shot after Ashton’s 2013 accident, which left him paralysed from the waist down. Both of the previous Road Bike Party films were global phenomenons, going viral and racking …


Collectif Parlee Cycles: Episode 0

We asked Mario Beauregard from Collectif Parlee to write a short introduction about what the project is all about and what it means to him. We, at Collectif Parlee, believe our approach is a game changer. For as long as we can remember, amateur cycling sponsorship has been the same: a check in exchange for …


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