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Paris - Roubaix 1996: Johan Museeuw taking the win ahead of teammates Gianluca Bortolami & Andrea Tafi to complete an all-MAPEI podium.

Mapei Cycling Team 1993 - 1997

October 16, 2019 10 min read

In part one of our Mapei cycling team blog, we recount the early years of the Italian superteam, which, from humble beginnings, morphed to the most powerful team of the era, winning an incredible 653 races along the way.
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See the incredible delight captured by A. Landrain in Greg Lemond's face having sprinted to victory at the 1989 UCI Road World Championships in Chambéry, France. Photo Credit: Press Sports / L'Equipe.

Road World Championships - Chambéry 1989

August 28, 2019 5 min read

Join cycling author & journalist William Fotheringham who recalls his memories of the 1989 road world championships held in Chambéry, France where Greg Lemond came out the victor beating Dimitri Konyshev and Sean Kelly in a rain-soaked sprint for the line.
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Tour De France Chasing The Tour

Chasing the Tour - Week 3

August 02, 2019 10 min read

In the third and final instalment from the roads of 2019 Tour de France, Jamie continues his incredible travel adventure #ChasingTheTour including the exciting final week in the Alps and onto Paris.
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<p>The Raleigh-TI team riding their speciality team time trial at the 1980 Tour de France. The riders are Jan Raas, Johan Van de Velde, Gerrit Knetemann, Paul Wellens, Cees Priem, Bert Oosterbosch, Henk Lubberding and Joop Zoetemelk.

TI Raleigh Cycling Team

July 30, 2019 5 min read

Pedr Charlesworth looks into the story behind the TI Raleigh cycling team that combined success on the road and track with the likes of Jan Raas, Peter Post, Joop Zoetemelk, René Pijnen, Frank Hoste and Hennie Kuiper.
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Chasing the Tour - Week 2

Chasing the Tour - Week 2

July 22, 2019 11 min read

In the second instalment from the roads of 2019 Tour de France, Jamie reports back on their #ChasingTheTour adventure including with all the details about that money-can't-buy trip in the MAVIC neutral service car.
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Chasing the Tour - Week 1

Chasing the Tour - Week 1

July 15, 2019 9 min read

In the first of their on-the-road blogs following the 2019 Tour de France, Jamie and Gary report back on their travel adventure #ChasingTheTour with tales of meeting their favourite riders, the publicity caravan and all those free bidons!
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Chasing the Tour - Prologue

Chasing the Tour - Prologue

July 02, 2019 7 min read

Join customers Jamie and Gary who will be sharing their journey following the 2019 Tour de France starting next week.  This week's #ChasingTheTour prologue is a fun and personal introduction on what's to come as well as some tips if you will be following the race in July.
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Rockets & Rascals monthly gravel ride

Rockets & Rascals monthly gravel ride

June 26, 2019 4 min read

Read about Rockets & Rascals monthly gravel ride, a social two-hour loop of Poole Harbour in Dorset, that takes in bridleways, forest trails and even some dirt to escape the traffic.
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Flandria Cycling Team

About The Flandria Cycling Team

June 18, 2019 5 min read

Pedr Charlesworth delves into the story behind the Flandria cycling team that boasted team leaders like Rik Van Looy, Roger De Vlaeminck, Walter Godefroot and Freddy Maertens during their 17 years in the pro peloton.
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Brooklyn Chewing Gum cycling team

Brooklyn Chewing Gum cycling team

June 08, 2019 4 min read

Join travel writer and round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth as he looks into the story behind the Brooklyn Gum team's success in the Monuments - spearheaded by Roger De Vlaeminck, otherwise known as Mr Paris-Roubaix.
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St Raphaël cycling team - Jacques Anquetil

St Raphaël cycling team - Jacques Anquetil

May 20, 2019 5 min read

Join travel writer and round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth as he explores the wacky world that was the legendary French rider, Jacques Anquetil, and his St Raphaël cycling team.
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San Pellegrino Cycling Team - Brilliant Orange

San Pellegrino Cycling Team - Brilliant Orange

May 10, 2019 6 min read

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who explains the intriguing background story behind our best-selling retro jersey of 2017 and 2018 - the San Pellegrino.
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