Tag Archives: Road cycling

A Great Vintage: Merckx 69

We don’t like to boast, but, well, some of our  books are just so bloomin’ great that we can’t help but sing their praises. And for this beaut, we’ve borrowed some words from people who’ve beaten us to it… ‘MILLIONS upon … Continue reading

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World Congress of Cycling Science

Are Tour de France champions born or made? Should cyclists strength train? How can pain become gain? What are the real benefits of contemporary sports nutrition? And – bottom line – can sports science help make race winners? These are a … Continue reading

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Can you beat Bloomsbury Sport at Fantasy Cycling?

For 3 weeks of the year, every year, I become obsessed. The blinkers are on and all I can think about is the Tour de France. It truly is one of the greatest of tests of sporting endurance – of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 100th race of the Tour de France

Hot off the press: Tour de France 100: A Photographic History of Cycling’s Most Iconic Race publishes … today All I can say is this is one sexy book! I could go on about the superb imagery, exquisite photography, and … Continue reading

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Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia

Triumph and tragedy? Surely I’m not prophesising the results of the Giro d’Italia already? Nah, if I was, I wouldn’t be so worried about my Fantasy Cycling team*. As much as I’d love to tell the future and know if … Continue reading

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Rouleur Annual Volume 6

Rouleur’s renowned photographers have an eye for both the beautiful and the unusual as they travel the roads of Europe in search of the finest cycle racing imagery. Milano-Sanremo, Tour of Romandie, Giro d’Italia, Flanders, Alpine descents and the Belgian … Continue reading

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Le Metier Michael Barry retires

Canadian cycling star Michael Barry has announced that he is calling time on his professional cycling career at the end of the season. Having ridden for US Postal, Discovery Channel and Columbia-HTC, Barry will end his successful career at Team … Continue reading

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