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Seven hours in Hell

Rapha’s Oslo Prestige was ridden in tempestuous conditions Saturday 16th May, with freezing cold gales and rain blasting the participants throughout. Undeterred, each of the 26 teams of four managed to get members to the finish line of the unsupported and unmarshalled adventure. 596 more words


A World Of Medium

Love getting packages from @Rapha, the result of my training see me dropping from a size large to medium. Can’t wait to ride in them tomorrow

Rapha's Classic Bib Shorts for Women, a review

My first set of bib shorts were made by Castelli and were a men’s size. At the time, I thought that it wouldn’t matter and that they were decently priced, so I purchased them. 800 more words


Faces of AWNY: Bek Chew on Building a Bike

AWNY member Bek Chew built a bike last summer (and created an inspiring video with her husband Jon about the process). Here she offers some great tips for cycling in NYC and beyond. 1,337 more words

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Changing Gears - Climber's Shoes by Rapha (Out of the box review)

This blog is normally reserved for photographic journeys, gear talk, techniques, trials/errors, etc, but once in a while the other hobby, cycling, pops its head in for a quick spotlight. 414 more words


People Watching on the Puig Major

As I was reminded frequently on a recent trip to Majorca, there are times when we cyclists exhibit the kind of behaviour which, for a committed people watcher, could rival a Parisian boulevard. 520 more words


Random Rambles and Esoteric Observations, Part#1

I have to admit to being a bit of a cycling dandy – as my teenage daughter might say, “he loves him some cycling jersey” – although if she saw I’d just written that she would instantly, and quite rightly, disown me (inheritance be damned!) 245 more words