Liége-Bastogne-Liége: Ultimate Guide to “La Doyenne”

Every April, top cyclists from all over the world line up in southern Belgium for the toughest Classic in cycling: Liége-Bastogne-Liége. Whilst nowadays it is part of the UCI World Tour competition, the Liége-Bastogne-Liége is one of Europe’s classic cycling races. In fact, it is the oldest of the five Monuments of cycling – a … Read more

What Is The Autobus – Or “Grupetto” – In Bike Racing?

On a multi-day, mountainous, and 200+ kilometer-per-day race such as Tour de France, riders push their bodies to the absolute limit. Even years of experience and a lifetime of training may not be enough to stop riders from falling behind. You’d imagine that being in the group of riders right at the back of such … Read more

Cyclocross Vs Gravel Bike: What’s The Difference?

To the untrained eye, cyclocross and gravel bikes may appear almost identical. Furthermore, in recent years, cyclocross bikes have increased in popularity in the non-racing consumer market, meaning that you’re a lot more likely to see them out and about. Whilst they are very similar in many ways, there are a number of distinct differences … Read more

Vintage Schwinn Bikes Guide: Which Models Are Worth Buying?

Schwinn bikes were an iconic household brand name of bicycle in the US for nearly all of the 20th century. But if you’re looking to cop yourself a classic vintage Schwinn bike (or even a vintage Schwinn exercise bike), what exactly should you look out for, and which models are worth buying? Furthermore, why doesn’t … Read more

32 Terrible Bike Puns To Grind Your Friends’ Gears

Let’s talk wheel for a minute. Sometimes, cyclists take it all too seriously and it can get pretty tire-ing (you get some real cycle-paths out there). That’s why it’s good to ease it down a gear and take a little brake every now and then. It’s in this spirit that we’ve decided to muster together … Read more

Types Of Mountain Bikes Explained: Ultimate Guide

Prior to the 1970s, mountain bikes as a concept didn’t really exist at all. However, nowadays, a whole plethora of different types of mountain bikes exist, with different types tailed to specific riding styles, terrain, and categories of race. The key differences between types of mountain bikes can include the type of suspension they have, … Read more

What Is The Lanterne Rouge in The Tour de France?

Imagine training your whole life to enter the Tour de France, then come race day, the position you’re competing for is… last place? Well, such is the nature of the Lanterne Rouge. In the professional road cycling world of Grand Tours, last place has often come to symbolize a badge of guts and perseverance, having … Read more

All Types Of Bike Brakes Explained

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your braking system, choose a new bike, or just learn how your machine works, understanding the different types of bicycle brake types is vital knowledge for any cyclist. There’s an ocean of information on the internet about bike braking systems, but it can be overwhelming and sometimes contradictory. Therefore, we’ve … Read more

The 6 Best HIIT Cycling Workouts

High-Intensity Interval Training workouts – or HIIT workouts as they are usually abbreviated to – can offer huge fitness and speed benefits for cyclists of all abilities. Whilst you might be experienced at long-distance rides, a HIIT cycling workout can really test your ability to push yourself, and in doing so, can offer massive health … Read more