When to get a massage

Long, hard hours in the saddle can leave your muscles knotted and your body aching. That’s why massages and post-ride rub downs are as integral to a professional cyclist’s routine as their training is. Massages flush the body from toxins, loosen tight spots, accelerate recovery and help prevent injury.  But most of us aren’t professional …


A weekend away with our Jaguar ‘Why I Ride’ competition winners

In what was a fitting end to our Jaguar ‘Why I Ride competition, our six winners gathered in the Cathedral Ranges in Victoria last weekend, for two days of hard riding, eating, drinking, relaxing and sharing battle stories at each day’s end. The winners were picked from thousands of entries and each had an inspiring …


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Vasil Kiryienka takes surprise win in Road World Championships ITT; Basso given another all clear after bout with testicular cancer, no further treatment needed; Matthews – I have the form to win Worlds; Rohan Dennis on dealing with anger and frustration; Bora–Argon 18 signs Lukas …


A weekend in the King Valley with Soigneur and Shimano

Here at CyclingTips we’ve been lucky enough to join Soigneur on several of their luxury weekend cycling escapes. Just last weekend CT’s Andy van Bergen headed up to the King Valley in Victoria’s north east to join Soigneur and Shimano for two days of riding, eating and good company. Here are Andy’s reflections on the …

Ella presents Soigneur Féminin, a luxury riding escape

Dear Ella readers, We are super excited to announce that we’ve joined forces with Soigneur to bring you a luxury riding escape this November in  beautiful Victoria, Australia. Specifically designed to celebrate the beauty of women’s cycling on the road less ridden, this is a fully supported, all-inclusive event with luxury accommodation, scenic 100-kilometre rides, massages, good …


What I learned by playing soigneur for a week

I really didn’t want to race Cascade Cycling Classic this year. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a fantastic race. Held in and around beautiful Bend, Oregon, this event is the longest running stage race in North America and a favorite for American domestic pro teams. It’s beautiful but also hot and very hilly, and after …


Falls Creek Soigneur Spring

We’re in the depths of winter here in Australia and during this time I always find it helpful to start putting some stakes in the sand to have things to look forward to this spring. One of those things I’m excited about is a trip we’ve organised with Soigneur in November to Falls Creek in …

The road less ridden

Over the weekend I was asked to join Soigneur on one of their weekend getaways. I’ve barely had a chance to ride my bike in the last few months so I jumped at the opportunity to do nothing except hang out with the boys and ride my bike for two solid days.


Sunrise to Sunset – Joachim the GreenEDGE Soigneur

An entertaining look at the day in the life of a GreenEDGE soigneur Joachim Schoonacker from yesterday’s La Flèche Wallonne…


The Soigneur Diaries

A day in the life with the HTC-Highroad Team Soigneurs. Filmed in France & Belgium during the Spring Classics and the 2011 TdF, and in California during the ATOC. If you ever thought being a pro cyclist was tough, take a look at what it takes to care for one! They’re a special breed…


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