Selle Italia launches Flite Boost Mathieu van der Poel limited edition saddle

Selle Italia launches a saddle inspired by and dedicated to Mathieu Van Der Poel’s victory at the Tour of Flanders: a collectible Flite Boost available in a limited production run of 104 pieces, equal to the number of Ronde Van Vlaanderen editions held as of 2020. The Flite Boost #RVV20 Limited Edition saddle, signed directly […]

Lucien Lesna during the 1901 Paris-Brest-Paris

Today’s historic photo of the day: Lucien Lesna during the 1901 Paris-Brest-Paris, with his support car beside him. I love the heroic era of cycling and the clothing of that era. Lucien Lesna (11 October 1863 – 11 July 1932) was a French racing cyclist. He won 1901 and 1902 editions of Paris-Roubaix.

Top 15 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions

Here are the top 15 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions – the winner, average speed, winning time, and weather conditions.

Peter Sagan wins Paris-Roubaix 2018

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) won Paris-Roubaix 2018: the triple world champion attacked from a group of favorites with 54 km to go, caught the two remnants of the early break (Silvan Dillier of AG2R la Mondiale and Jelle Wallays of Lotto Soudal). Wallays quickly dropped, but Dillier was still going strong, he started sharing the work […]

Greg Van Avermaet wins Paris-Roubaix 2017 with a record average speed

Greg Van Avermaet, BMC Racing Team’s Belgian rider won 115th edition of the Paris–Roubaix with a record average speed of 45.129 kph (28.042 mph). Avermaet broke Peter Post’s record of 45.204 kph (28.088 mph) which set in 1964. The race started fast, very fast. The first two hours’ average speed was a hair-raisin’ 50.5 km/h […]

Il Lombardia

“Il Lombardia” (the new name for the Giro di Lombardia), “Classica delle foglie morte” (the classic of the dead [falling] leaves), is traditionally the last of the five ‘Monuments’ of the cycling season.

Coppi e Bartali, Bartali e Coppi

Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali: two cycling legends of Italy. The rivalry between them is maybe the most famous sporting duel in history. It has been started during the World War II, and continued afterward.