What is the “Washing Machine Effect” in cycling? [Explained]

The “Washing Machine Effect” is a term used in cycling circles to illustrate the intense and dynamic nature of a bicycle race, specifically within the main group of riders known as the peloton. This phenomenon encapsulates the rapid shifts in positioning, abrupt changes in speed, and sudden strategy alterations that lead to a turbulent, swirling …

Top 17 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions

Here are the top 17 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions – the winner, average speed, winning time, and weather conditions. The average speed of the fastest Paris-Roubaix ever (2023 edition) was 46,841 km/h (29.106 mph), won by the Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel.

Top 200 fastest climbs on the Alpe d’Huez [All-time list] [2022 update]

L’Alpe d’Huez is a ski resort at 1,250 to 3,330 meters (4,100 to 10,930 ft) in the Central French Western Alps, in the commune of Huez. The maximum elevation of the legendary climb is 1,815 meters (5,955 feet). The climb is used regularly in the Tour de France, including twice on the same day in …

Santini X IRONMAN: the new co-brand collection developed with pro triathletes

Santini continues evolving its triathlon expertise with a new collection comprising the Aahonui and Ika Ika lines, featuring the instantly recognizable M-Dot logo: Santini X IRONMAN is designed especially for athletes tackling the toughest of all triathlon events.

Selle Italia Model X Leaf

Selle Italia Model X Leaf is a sustainable saddle with new graphics inspired by nature, stemming from the Greentech process. It is created through an eco-sustainable production process that avoids the use of polluting substances thanks to patented Greentech technology. The new Model X Leaf saddle features eye-catching graphics based on a green leaf pattern.

New Santini kit celebrate the Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2022

Inspired by the rugged terrain of the Belgian cycling classic, Santini’s new Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2022 collections are a brilliant celebration of the legendary La Doyenne: separate kits for men and women coordinate with a jacket and a range of accessories featuring a signature mountain range motif.