- LA MAISON
- LA VIE
The Gravel Team: The Rift - Into the Fire. The ‘land of ice and fire’, is home to an incredible variety of geological formations: volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, glaciers, lava fields. And it is also the setting for one of the world’s most majestic gravel events, The Rift.
Trail Running Guide Mallorca. A demanding yet highly rewarding territory not just for cyclists, but also runners, you can really uncover this enchanting island in the middle of the Mediterranean with just a pair of running shoes.
The Gravel Team | 2023 Season So Far. So far, so Gravelled. The Café du Cycliste Gravel Team are well and truly off into their second season of racing. And it’s obvious they’re well-seasoned.
The Migration Race. The Migration Race is a 600km Gravel race over four stages/days taking place in the territory of Masai Mara in the south-west of Kenya.
NEW BIKE-PACKING COLLECTION 2023. Somewhere between a smouldering campfire and rolling along the banks of a tree-lined river, bike-packing is an experience of pure freedom.
Aachen, Germany: UCI Gravel World Series. The big race will once again take place near Veneto (Italy) at the beginning of October, a grand finale to a season of undoubtedly true and testing grit.
The Traka: The reference for European gravel. For the Café du Cycliste Gravel Team, arriving at The Traka is a little like visiting an old friend. There’s a familiarity born of previous experience and two of the team were winners last year (Annabel Fisher in the 100km and Lydia Iglesias in the 200km).
The Lauf Life. Conceived on the windswept and desolate trails of Iceland, Lauf are the bike sponsor of the Café du Cycliste Gravel Team. Having begun their journey as a suspension fork manufacturer, this fledgling brand now also produce beautiful carbon fibre bikes for gravel racing across varied terrain.
Paris Roubaix: the Gravel Team on the Cobblestones of L’Enfer du Nord. This weekend of April 8/9th 2023, the professionals will set off on the 120th edition of France’s most famous cycling monument: Paris-Roubaix. For the men on Sunday 250 kilometres of the toughest roads and cobbled sectors, the women will complete a 125 km course the day before.
Bike-Packing Conférence - Riding Above and Beyond. French bike-explorer Axel Carion wheeled into town last Thursday night to discuss his feats of ultra-distance cycling across the globe. Axel’s stories of adventure also included advice on kit and equipment choices, plus the all-important bike preparation.
The Café du Cycliste Gravel Team. A new year and new season on the horizon for the Gravel Team. The all-female squad will once again test their endurance, spirit and commitment on an international circuit.
Gravel in Beaujolais. The new wine of the season had already been well celebrated when a couple of local cyclists ventured to follow ex-pro and Café du Cycliste ambassador Jérôme Cousin around the vineyards. The course displays 35km for 1200m of elevation gain, nothing very difficult on paper.