A profile of the TI-Raleigh team’s Henk Lubberding. For 15 years Lubberding worked in the engine room of manager Peter Post’s teams; first with TI-Raleigh, then with Panasonic. He was the perfect team man, a super-domestique and more.
The Café de Colombia cycling team was a Colombian professional cycling team active from 1983 to 1990. The team was sponsored by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, which sought to promote Colombian coffee through cycling.
The professional cycling team postcard – traditionally a necessary part of the promotion of any cycling team, showing the season’s roster of riders, and the all important patronage of their team sponsor. More often than not they provide a time capsule, giving a glimpse into another age of design and aesthetics.
In William Fotheringham's latest blog, learn about Jim Ochowicz's Motorola cycling team. Not only did they bring race radios to the peloton, but it also featured a core of English-speaking riders including Phil Anderson, Sean Yates, Steve Bauer, Andy Hampsten, Frankie Andreu, George Hincapie, and Lance Armstrong.
In 1977, a cocksure Swiss upholsterer crammed a lifetime of scandals into four short months. In the third and final instalment of his vanishing teams series, Herbie Sykes recalls the mythical (for all the wrong reasons) Theo Känel.