In celebration of the 2014 Tour de France’s three-week, 3,656km journey from Leeds in the UK to the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris—many sponsors have gone the extra mile by creating custom parts and paint for their riders. We’ve selected a few components that caught our eye.
We take a look at the weapons the 22 teams riding the 2014 Tour de France have chosen for their journey to Paris.
Our Gear Ed was in Switzerland last week for the launch of Scott’s 2015 range of mountain bikes. While the complete range will not be available in SA, we take a look at the bikes that were unveiled – some with the expected upgrades and a few rad developments!
Whether you’re in training, needing a nudge, or trying to drop some kilos, this 6-week blueprint is guaranteed to help you shed weight, get stronger, and feel happier.
You can’t predict the weather, but you can prepare for it, With planning, you can quickly change your clothes according to the changing weather – without having to stop the ride.
Even a time-crunched cyclist can build a strong aerobic base with this simple plan.
His final trip through the Pyrenees reminds Jens why he’s retiring.Read more
Rourke Croeser (Kargo Pro MTB Team) raced in an epic duel with James Reid (Trek South Africa) to claim the 2014 South African Cross-country National Championship Elite men’s title in a time of 1 hour 32 minutes and 29 seconds at Thaba Trails in Gauteng on Saturday.Read more
Avoid the pre-race panic and enter online. Also, heading to Knysna but haven’t entered for the cycle races yet? No worries, you still can!Read more
A dominant victory for Marianne Vos to win her third career Giro Rosa title. SA’s Ashleigh Moolman Pasio finishes 13th overall.Read more
Wins are what all the sacrifices are for. But it doesn’t get better than one that’s unexpected with enough time to soak it up and cross the line solo! “I pinned my ears back and laid down the watts.”Read more
Wins are what all the sacrifices are for. But it doesn’t get better than one that’s unexpected with enough time to soak it up and cross the line solo! “I pinned my ears back and laid down the watts.”Read more »
25 days 7 hours and 52 minutes later and the Tour Divide has been conquered! But what a strange finish it was.Read more »
From getting dropped in the first eight minutes of a crit, to falling off the back of a charging bunch, to a KOM after doing 135km of racing, here is just a little insight into student cycling, and in particular the University Sports South Africa (USSA) Cycling 2014 tournament from a first year ‘newbie’.Read more »
July 25, 2014
His final trip through the Pyrenees reminds Jens why he’s retiring.Full Post »
July 24, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali confirmed his supremacy at the Tour de France with his fourth stage victory on Thursday while Alejandro Valverde lost time. The fight for second place is on! (ANALYSIS, NOTES & WHAT’S NEXT)Full Post »
July 24, 2014
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- Nibali confirmed his supremacy @letour with his 4th stage victory while Valverde lost time. The fight for 2nd is on! http://t.co/pCJH1xP4hs 15 hours ago
- While eyes were on a thrilling TdF stage, @rd_murray claimed the BRONZE in the triathlon at the Commonwealth Games @glasgow2014. #proudlysa 19 hours ago
- TDF LIVE: Tourmalet and Hautacam today! The last day in the Pyrenees has kicked off. Catch all the action right here http://t.co/5rWOk3Febv 23 hours ago