Vintage Peugeot Bikes: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Peugeot Bike Vintage Models

When it comes to vintage racers, Peugeot bikes are some of the most popular (and easiest to find) around. The French manufacturer has been producing bicycles since 1882, and became one of the dominant forces in bike racing through the twentieth century. Peugeot road bikes were ridden to victory at the Tour de France ten … Read more

Ultimate Shimano Groupset Guide: Road Bike Edition

Shimano groupset components are consistently ranked among the best around by cyclists the world over. They’re trusted by everyone from Tour de France champions to everyday commuters to weekend gravel grinders – and for good reason. Shimano groupsets are known for their reliability, cost-effectiveness, and innovation, with technology from their flagship Dura-Ace components filtering down … Read more

What Is A Musette Bag in Cycling? “Bonk Bags” Explained

If you’ve been following this year’s Tour de France, you might’ve noticed each team’s domestiques grabbing bags from their soigneurs at the side of the road at certain points on a stage, then dishing out the contents to their teammates. This sack is called a musette bag – or a “bonk bag” if you’re British … Read more

Tour de France Winners: The Complete Guide

Looking to brush up on your Tour de France winners history before the 2022 edition’s Grand Départ in Copenhagen on July 1st? We’ve got you covered! This page details every Yellow Jersey winner in the history of Le Tour, organized by: The Reigning Tour de France Winner: Tadej Pogačar All Multiple Tour de France Winners … Read more

Col Du Tourmalet: Cyclist’s Guide To A Legendary Climb

The Col du Tourmalet is the single most iconic climb in the history of bicycle racing. Nestled high in the thinning air of the French Pyrenees lies a thin ribbon of tarmac straddling two of its greatest peaks, a jagged grey scar carved into a sea of green. Countless champions have been made on the … Read more

The Bike Drivetrain Explained

If you’re new to cycling, you might’ve overheard more experienced cyclists chatting about replacing or upgrading parts of their bike’s “drivetrain”. But what is a bike drivetrain, and what different bike parts does it include? To help you get to grips with your bicycle drivetrain, we’ll be covering: What Is The Bike Drivetrain Each Of … Read more

Ultimate Tour de France Jerseys Guide: Yellow Jersey, Green Jersey, Polka Dot Jersey And More

Every sports fan with even a passing interest in the Tour de France knows the iconic Yellow Jersey, worn by the race leader. But what about the other three Tour de France jerseys awarded at the end of each stage? What do they signify, and what are the stories behind them? To get you up … Read more

Cycling Monuments: The 5 Monuments of Cycling

If you’re a relatively new cycling fan and you’ve found yourself hooked by the Tour de France, you might’ve heard commentators and journalists talking about the revered “Cycling Monuments”. The Monuments are five of the most difficult, prestigious, and historic one-day races in men’s road cycling. All take place in Europe and carry a distinct … Read more

Category Climbs In Cycling: What Are The 5 Cycling Climbing Categories?

Been watching the Tour de France coverage and want to beef up your biking knowledge on category climbs in cycling? Or perhaps you’ve been pounding down split times on Strava and want to dig a little deeper into what their cycling climb categories are all about? We’ve got you covered! To give you the lowdown … Read more

Biking Beasts: The World’s Fastest Cyclists

Want to know who the world’s fastest cyclists are? Well, there’s both a short answer and a long answer. For the absolute fastest cyclist ever, look no further than Denise Mueller-Korenek’s staggering 184 mph (296 km/h) cycling speed record set on the salt flats of Utah in 2018. However, with so many disciplines and styles … Read more

“Pump It!”: What Is A Pump Track, And What Makes A Good Pump Track Bike?

If you’ve not been keeping your ear to the ground in cycling circles, you might’ve missed off-road biking‘s new kid on the block: pump tracks. If you’re not familiar with cycling’s fast-growing discipline, you’re probably wondering: What is a pump track? Fear not – we’re here to give you the lowdown on all things pump … Read more

HumanForest Vs TIER Vs Lime: Which London Electric Bike Is Best?

London’s electric bike revolution has transformed the way we get about the capital. And with car ownership declining and the ULEZ set to expand again to cover the entire city by 2023, London’s electric bike hire schemes are becoming increasingly vital. All of which begs the question: Which of the London electric bike services is … Read more

Time Trial Bikes: What Is A TT Bike?

If you’ve ever watched a Tour de France time trial stage or seen photos of one in the Sunday newspaper, you’ve probably caught yourself wondering: What on earth are those space-aged bikes they’re zipping along on? The answer: they’re time trial bikes (or TT bikes for short). They probably look – and cost – more … Read more