Racing

  • HAUTE ROUTE VAINQUEURS

     

    Alpe d’Huez, stage one, act one of this year’s new addition to the Haute Route calendar. Our very own Kong Fùfù blistered up the 21 switchbacks almost five minutes ahead of the second placed finisher. Who happened to be his Café du Cycliste team mate, Richard Scales…

    The winning time – 22 seconds better than Fausto Coppi, but a bit behind Marco Pantani, just in case you needed a frame of reference. Continue reading

  • The TransAM Bike Race: Across The Great Divide

    Last year, during the Transcontinental Bike Race, Rebecca Harrison became known to us as 'The Girl In The Georgette' when we noticed her sleeping on the floor in one of our signature merino jerseys. This year Rebecca has been ultra-adventuring under her own steam once again, traversing the land of the free during the TransAM Bike Race. Discover her whys and wherefores of life on the long-distance road.

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  • Mountain Wars: The Alps vs The Pyrenees

    It's east versus west, grandeur versus wilderness, history versus diversity. It may be mandatory for Le Tour to visit both major mountain ranges on it's annual lap of our home country but, if you had to choose, which would it be: the Alps or the Pyrenees? Max Leonard considers the ups and the downs of our most prominent peaks. Continue reading

  • DISTANCE DETAIL: Racing For Memories

    The Girl In The Georgette is back after her TCR adventures last year. Currently on the TransAm Bike Race across America, she gave us her thoughts on the 'why' of ultra cycling. 
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  • The Influences Of Confluences

     

    The Musée des Confluences in Lyon sits on the meeting of the Rhône and Saône rivers. It's purpose is to examine the story of mankind and the history of life. Philosophy and science, à la francaise. It was also the meeting point for the second edition of Chilkoot's Confluences - four districts, four departs, four groups of cyclists that leads to some pontification on the story and meaning of cycling, following the format laid out by our learned museum curators.

     


     

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