Vélo d’Or winners (from 1992 to 2019, complete)

Created in 1992 by the French cycling magazine Vélo, the “Vélo d’Or” award is given annually to the cyclist considered to have performed the best over the year. An international jury consists of top cycling journalists votes on which rider was top across the season.

Riding the Gems of Mallorca

Mallorca also spelled Majorca, is known as a paradise for cyclists who year after year descend on the island in their thousands. They’re attracted by the country’s unique cycling challenges and breathtaking views. The roads are smooth, winding, and diverse featuring mountain climbs, country lanes, and undulating roads that are a pleasure to ride.

Monte Zoncolan

One of the most demanding climbs in professional road bicycle racing, Monte Zoncolan is a mountain in the Carnic Alps, located in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. It has been used in the Giro d’Italia six times (2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2014, and 2018) and in the Giro Donne (Giro d’Italia Femminile, rebranded in …

Is Supertuck “Froome” descending style?

At stage 8 of the 2016 Tour de France, Chris Froome attacked during the descent, using the so-called “Supertuck” style. He quickly opened up a gap of a few seconds on his main general classification rivals, including Nairo Quintana. Then he tucked down onto the top tube of his bicycle and spun the 54-teeth chainring …

Team Sky’s new (2016) Pinarello Dogma F8 Team Bike Has Been Revealed

Team Sky’s new Pinarello Dogma F8 team bike has been revealed. The bike is unchanged from the Tour de France winning 2015 model, but it has new graphics and colors. The components (Shimano Di2 drivetrain, other parts -Fi’zi:k and PRO-) remain the same. And there’s a special bike named “Froomey”, honoring Chris Froome’s Tour de …

Pinarello Dogma F8 2015

Pinarello has revealed its 2015 bicycle models. The admiral ship of the collection is Pinarello Dogma F8 2015, the Tour de France winner frameset. This year, in the Tour de France, UCI Pro Team Sky Procycling and its GC leader Chris Froome (last years’ winner) will use the brand new Dogma F8. It is said to …

Top 12 iconic bikes in cycling history

I’ve inspired by GCN’s video titled “Top 10 iconic road bikes in racing history” while writing this post. I made some changes, excluded some of Daniel Lloyd’s choices, and extended the list by including a few bikes. Here are the top 12 iconic bikes in cycling history (IMHO, of course).

Tyler Hamilton: Chris Froome is a true winner of the Tour de France

Tyler Hamilton, the ex-teammate of Lance Armstrong during 1999, 2000, and 2001 Tour de France where Armstrong won the Yellow jersey has declared that he believes Chris Froome of Team Sky won the 2013 Tour de France riding clean. Hamilton told The Times that “There’s no reason to believe they’re doping. I think we have …

Pinarello 2014 Collection

Pinarello was the most successful bike supplier of the pro-peloton at the Tour de France 2013. Chris Froome of Team Sky won the yellow jersey, and Nairo Quintana of Movistar team won both polka dot jersey of the KOM (King of the mountains) and white jersey of “the best young rider” classifications on Pinarello Dogma …

David Walsh: “I believe Chris Froome is the worthy winner of the Tour de France”

David Walsh, the famous Irish sports journalist, who the chief sports writer of the British newspaper The Sunday Times, has announced that he is believing that Chris Froome is the worthy winner of the Tour de France. On The Sunday Times, Walsh published two articles titled “Why I believe in Chris Froome” and “Yellow Jersey …