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All posts of Nils Francen

Thomas De Gendt crowns himself Vuelta King of Mountain

Choosing the right escape. Attacking. Don’t look back. This is Thomas De Gendt. De Gendt isn’t just an ordinary cyclist. He’s anatypical rider without attitude who rather prefers to attack than to hide in the peloton’s belly. Doing the lead-out for Greipel’s sprint? Too much wriggling. Warming up for a time trial? He doesn’t believe […]

3 out of 3 for Marianne Vos at the Ladies Tour of Norway

Marianne Vos, a phenomenon in women’s cycling and the last few weeks clearly growing to her best form. She already proved this by winning the Crescent Vargarda for the third time and a stage during the Giro Rosa. This rising form level reached a peak last weekend.

A new landmark in cycling, the Campagnolo 12speed groupset on a Ridley bike

In its rich history, Campagnolo has definitely shaped modern cycling. In 2009 the Italian manufacturer announced 11speed shifting and despite some criticism, it became the standard in the industry. To remark its 85th anniversary, Campagnolo has launched the first ever 12speed groupset and maybe a future standard in modern cycling?