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How to wrap Cinelli cork handlebar tape

How to wrap Cinelli cork handlebar tape

April 23, 2019 2 min read

Wrapping your brand new handlebar tape requires practice and patience, however it's a skill that most people can accomplish well and saves you a bit of money rather than relying on your LBS to do it.
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Peugeot cycling team

Peugeot cycling team

March 20, 2019 5 min read

Join travel writer and round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth as he explores the story behind the iconic Peugeot cycling team containing Tom Simpson, Roger Pingeon, Eddy Merckx and Robert Millar et al commandeered as the most successful cycling team ever.
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GS Solo Superia cycling team

GS Solo Superia cycling team

March 20, 2019 4 min read

Follow travel writer and round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth into a volatile world where The Cannibal meets The Emperor in Solo-Superia red. Whether you supported team Rik Van Looy or team Eddy Merckx, you were definitely supporting Solo-Superia assert their dominance in the Monuments.
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The Molteni cycling team

The Molteni cycling team

March 06, 2019 4 min read

Join travel writer & current round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth as he delves into the ruthless panache that made the iconic Molteni cycling team so successful with leaders Gianni Motta, Herman Van Springel, Marino Basso and Eddy Merckx.

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The Milk Race - The squid and the whale

The Milk Race - The squid and the whale

February 26, 2019 6 min read

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who looks back on the Milk Race from an Eastern European and Soviet Union riders point of view in this insightful piece.
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Phil O'Connor's favourite Milk Race Photos

Phil O'Connor's favourite Milk Race Photos

February 25, 2019 3 min read

Join esteemed photographer Phil O'Connor who takes us through his Milk Race archives, looking at some well-known and also previously unseen photographs from the country's longest-running stage race.
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Forgotten Races: The Milk Race

Forgotten Races: The Milk Race

February 20, 2019 5 min read

Join respected author, journalist & launch magazine editor of both Cycle Sport & Procycling William Fotheringham who takes us back in time to his recollections of the Milk Race.
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The Milk Race - From the other side of the barriers

The Milk Race - From the other side of the barriers

February 13, 2019 5 min read

Enjoy a trip down memory lane where Andy recalls his visit to watch in 1989 when the Milk Race visited his hometown of Bournemouth. Includes rider quotes and archive photographs.
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Cycling in Girona: January road & gravel riding in Girona, Spain

Cycling in Girona: January road & gravel riding in Girona, Spain

January 22, 2019 5 min read

Join George Scott who swaps the sullen skies of the UK for the constant presence of the sun in Girona, Spain with a two-day cycling holiday as a much-needed tonic to kick-start the year including climbing the tough Rocacorba climb.
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Bringing the Prendas cycling caps to the 2018 Rouleur Classic

Bringing the Prendas cycling caps to the 2018 Rouleur Classic

November 06, 2018 5 min read

We were excited to partner with Rouleur once again the Rouleur Classic exhibition. Read what happened and enjoy once more our #CapsNotHats hall of fame plus our collection of cotton caps.
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Part 3: The first ride on the Eddy Merckx!

Part 3: The first ride on the Eddy Merckx!

October 28, 2018 6 min read

The third and final part of Andy's blog where he enjoys an Autumnal first ride on his recently built and restored classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra road bike.
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Forgotten Races: The Peace Race

Forgotten Races: The Peace Race

October 25, 2018 5 min read

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes whose enthusiasm for the Peace Race shines through this insightful piece. The race ran between 1948 and 2006, and is now rightly celebrated in our Forgotten Races collection with a jersey, cap & socks available.
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