Pro cyclists travel the world for cycling. They train, they race and they’re always on their bike. But never without a strictly predefined schedule in mind. Working towards goals and preparing for the next big race they meticulously plan their daily habits in function of their training scheme. But make no mistake, sometimes they would […]
You like riding off-road. It can be muddy, or dry as dust. Through forests, over fields and back on the road. You prefer drop handlebars. That means you’re a CX enthusiast. Or, no wait, maybe you’re an all-road lover. Perhaps both? What is the difference between a cyclocross bike and an all-road bike? They both […]
Three World Championship medals. Never have the UCI Worlds been so fertile for Ridley. A silver medal for Brent Van Moer’s Dean FAST in the U23 ITT on Monday and another silver for Bjorg Lambrecht’s Helium SLX in the U23 road race on Friday. But the cherry on the pie was Victor Campenaerts’ Belgian Blue bullet time with his Dean FAST on Wednesday. […]
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 […]
A flat stage with a traditional scenario. The La Vuelta 18th stage from Ejea de los Caballeros to Lleida was an excellent opportunity for sprinters to show their fast legs after the hills of the last exhausting days. A trio with the Belgian Lotto Soudal rider Jelle Wallays, Sven Erik Bystrom (UAE) and Jetse Bol (Burgos) […]
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.
With 3 medals at the European championships, Ridley bikes can talk about a successful European campaign, taking a medal in three different cycling disciplines.
The Giro Rosa, the female counterpart of the Giro d’Italia and the longest multiple stage race in female cycling. Every stage is raced like a classic: hectic and fast. After a hard day on Italian soil, Marianne Vos took the victory during stage 8 on her Aura SLX.
The Belgian nationals have offered a second Belgian title for the Lotto Soudal team. Three days after the victory of Victor Campenaerts in the ITT, Annelies Dom has won the female road race on her Liz SL. The Lotto Soudal Ladies were almost all day in control, which resulted in a first and second spot […]
Victor Campenaerts has won the Belgian ITT nationals. The race was expected to become a battle between European champion Victor Campenaerts and reigning Belgian champion Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Floors). The 43,2 kilometer long track suited Campenaerts very well and he managed to keep his competitor on 20 seconds. But Thomas De Gendt almost surprised everyone. […]