The Best Cycling Touring Books to Inspire Your Next Adventure
Cyclists are, by nature, among the world’s greatest adventurers. Luckily for us, many of these brave and pioneering souls have opted to document their journeys—sharing advice and strategies for bike touring, in addition to thrilling tales of life on the road. Here we have assembled…
How Brompton’s New Folding E-Bike Could Improve Accessibility to Cycling
It’s official, e-bikes are taking off. Look up the frequency of the search term ‘electric bike’ on search engines over the last few years and you can see a definite sharp rise.
Ukrainian Team Eurocar-Grawe Is Going Strong Despite Forced Displacement
The ongoing attack on Ukraine has severely disrupted the lives of people from all walks of life – athletes included. The Ukrainian team Eurocar-Grawe, consisting of local athletes and previously based in Vyshgorod, a district of Kyiv, is one of the many examples.
Should Bike Couriers Be Banned from Wearing Helmets?
Wearing a helmet protects a cyclist against severe head injury in case of a crash. Most cyclists who wear a helmet feel safer doing so. But is it possible that helmets create a false sense of security? Do cyclists engage in risky behaviour as a…
Should the White Jersey Rules in the Tour de France Be Changed?
Most spectators recognize the yellow, green and polka-dot jerseys in the Tour de France but what about the white jersey? It’s easy to miss, especially if you don’t stick around to watch more than the podium for the stage winner and the yellow-jersey presentation.
9 Things from This Year’s Eurobike That Stuck With Me
The first Eurobike in Frankfurt is now history. Over 60,000 visitors turned up to explore new trends in the cycling industry. This is what We Love Cycling’s ambassador Richard Gasperotti picked from the immense flood of new goods.
The Route of the 2022 La Vuelta a España in Detail
The 77th edition of the Spanish Grand Tour will start on Friday, 19th August, from the Dutch city of Utrecht, and will conclude on 11th September in Madrid, Spain. Over 21 stages, we’ll see nine high-altitude finales, five of which are new to La Vuelta,…
Electrolytes in Cycling – How to Measure Your Sweat Rate?
Sweating is essential for cooling down during exercise. Unfortunately, it causes you to lose water as well as valuable electrolytes. What influences how much you sweat and how to measure it? Which electrolytes do you lose?
A Choice Selection of Three Types of Entry-Level Cycling Shoes
Like football, cycling is primarily a foot sport, specifically of the forefoot. But, unlike in football, the foot does not generate power but transmits the force generated by the quadriceps and hamstrings in the upper leg and the gastrocnemius and soleus in the calf. That…
Vos Disqualified from Postnord Vårgårda WestSweden: “We’ll have to accept their decision”
The Jumbo-Visma rider won the sprint but quickly lost the victory after being disqualified due to the ‘puppy paws’ aero position. The decision was made while the riders waited for the podium ceremony.
5 Tips on Going to the Beach with Your Bike
The scorching heat of summer is finally settling in across Europe, and it’s time to head out to a place where we can survive the hot weather. And is there a better place than the beach, accompanied by a favourite beverage and the sea to…
Last Chance to Go to Madrid and Race in La Vuelta Virtual!
It is your last chance to join qualified Rouviers and selected ambassadors to ride the Grand Final of La Vuelta Virtual on the 11th of September, right at the finish of La Vuelta! Don’t be one of the hundreds of riders to ride it online.…