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Phil Gaimon is attempting to break the Everesting world record right now

Phil Gaimon is spending his Monday riding up (and down) a hill in Los Angeles some 60 times as he pursues the Everesting world record for...

The New Rules of Cycling, as proposed by Phil Gaimon

It’s time for some new cycling rules. Or maybe rules that aren’t really rules. A rule that rules shouldn’t be rules? A rule that rules ar...

Bikes of the bunch: Phil Gaimon’s Nove Race Disc

Phil Gaimon, a former WorldTour racer turned YouTube personality, has a new bike... and for the first time in many years, it’s not a Cann...

The Cancellara-Gaimon 'fondo face-off': A pretentiously exclusive account

In one of the most intensely followed gran fondo battles of the 21st Century, Phil Gaimon has defeated Fabian Cancellara on a Swiss climb...

Spartacus vs Phil the Thrill: The looming Cancellara-Gaimon fondo showdown

With July looming, it is time for the cycling community to cast its focus on the preeminent and most controversial race of the season — t...

Commentary: An insider's guide to hating Phil Gaimon

The following essay is intended to be parody, though it might inadvertently make one or two serious points. I hate Phil Gaimon. Let me co...

CyclingTips Podcast (2.0): Motors, MVDP, and missing derailleurs

Welcome to the new CyclingTips Podcast — let's call it v2.0 — a revamped weekly show with hosts Caley Fretz, Neal Rogers, James Huang, as...

Book excerpt from Phil Gaimon's 'Draft animals: Living the pro cycling dream'

The following is an excerpt from 'Draft animals: Living the pro cycling dream (once in a while)' by Phil Gaimon, an account of his profes...

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 39: From roadie to retired, part 1: Phil Gaimon

The active career of a professional cyclist is a relatively short one. While there certainly are some exceptions, most pros retire in the...

Gaimon begins retirement by hunting banned rider's Strava KOMs

Shortly before 10am, the cyclist on the lime green Cannondale EVO carved right off of Sunset Boulevard onto Mandeville Canyon Road. Los A...

Phil Gaimon on risk versus reward, retirement … and reinvention

Earlier this week Cannondale-Drapac rider Phil Gaimon announced he was retiring from the sport at just 30 years of age. He’s still young,...

Americans Gaimon and King, a pair of Cannondale-Drapac riders uncertain for 2017

As the 2016 road cycling season nears its end, with the world championships just a few weeks away, for many thoughts have turned to the 2...

Interview: Why Phil Gaimon believes Danielson wasn’t doping

“We can’t take cookies from strangers.” With ever more precise anti-doping tests, Cannondale pro speaks about everyday concerns about acc...

30 years of the Redlands Bicycle Classic: Pro riders recall their favorite memories

The Redlands Bicycle Classic is one of the longest continuous running professional stage races in the United States. The 32nd edition wil...

Cannondale presents “strategically designed” 2016 squad

With many of the team’s riders taking the start of races on two different continents, the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team presented its 2016 ...

Gaimon returns to Cannondale-Garmin, King extends with team

One year after he had to leave the team due to a lack of available space, Phil Gaimon has rejoined the Cannondale-Garmin squad and will c...

The week in bike #39: Is this a real sport?

In this edition of "The Week in Bike" Cosmo Catalano presents his insights, rants, and humour on the sometimes ludicrous "is this a real ...

Gaimon to Optum for 2015; says he’s determined to return to WorldTour

Confirming that he will not be staying with his current Garmin Sharp team for 2015, Phil Gaimon has said that he is looking forward to th...

Phil Gaimon: Still waiting, still hoping for Garmin-Sharp renewal

At the beginning of the 2014 season Phil Gaimon got things off to a dream start with the Garmin-Sharp team, winning his first-ever race w...