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Celebrate Christmas Like a True Cyclist

By Monica Buck

Christmas time is finally here, and with all the eating and drinking it’s hard to do any riding at all, isn’t it? You can still spend some quality time with bicycles, though! Just choose one of these fun holiday activities we‘ve chosen.

Pro Cycling Manager 2017

There really aren’t many options when it comes to cycling video games these days, but Pro Cycling Manager 2017 lets you become the manager of a professional cycling team and enjoy over 200 races across the world, including the iconic Tour de France or La Vuelta. You can recruit riders, hire staff, negotiate contracts and take care of your sponsors. Just like a real manager. You can also select strategies for individual races and give commands to riders in real time. The game is available on PC, XBOX and PS4.

This Road I Ride

The inspirational story of how Juliana Buhring became the first-ever woman to circumnavigate the world by bicycle, with only a few months of training and a little support. 28,968 kilometres, 19 countries, four continents, six mountains, one desert, and a cyclone in 152 days. The incredible journey will definitely amaze everyone.

A Sunday in Hell

Don’t tell us you’re not already excited about the upcoming spring classics. A Sunday in Hell follows the best of them all. The iconic Paris-Roubaix. The movie tells the story of a battle between two legendary rivals Eddy Merckx and Roger De Vlaeminck. Although you might already know the outcome of the race, you will give in to the breath-taking action anyway.

Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance

Lennard Zinn is the world’s leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. And the latest edition of his bicycle repair bible is a must-have for any cyclist. Plus Christmas holiday is the ideal time to soak up all the wisdom.

The Triplets of Belleville

Champion is a little boy who was adopted by his grandmother Souza. Under her supervision he grows up into a great cyclist and a Tour de France favourite. Later he is kidnapped, though, and Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire to try to rescue him. Don’t miss this film! It could be easily considered a cult movie in a couple of years.