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

The 5 categories of climbs in cycling designate the difficulty of the climb, based on length, gradient, and (depending on who is doing the categorizing) a range of other objective or subjective factors such as where the climb falls in a race.

In some professional races such as the Tour de France, the categories also dictate the number of points awarded for the Mountains Classification.

How To Choose The Correct Bike Size: Road Bike Edition [With Video Guide]

Road cycling is a lot of fun, and ripping up the tarmac is a great way to stay in shape and enjoy the outdoors. Being on the correct bike size is vital when it comes to road cycling. It’s very easy to overlook, and many cyclists get it wrong – and suffer the consequences! Road … Read more

London To Brighton Cycle: Complete Guide To The Race And The London To Brighton Cycle Route

So, you’re interested in riding the London to Brighton Cycle? First off – go for it! London to Brighton is one of Britain’s most iconic cycling routes, and if you’re taking part in the official event it’s a great opportunity to raise some cash for a good cause while you’re at it! To give you … Read more