News and articles from Prendas Ciclismo

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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Prendas Ciclismo at the 2018 Rouleur Classic

Prendas Ciclismo at the 2018 Rouleur Classic

October 15, 2018 2 min read

For the third year running, we're delighted to announce that Prendas Ciclismo will be at the 2018 Rouleur Classic where we will be celebrating the humble cotton cap.
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Part 2: Finishing the Eddy Merckx steel bicycle build

Part 2: Finishing the Eddy Merckx steel bicycle build

September 26, 2018 6 min read

Part two of Andy's blog where he builds his classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra SLX frame using Shimano 8-speed Dura Ace, Mavic rims, Royce hubs and Cinelli finishing kit.
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The Identity of the Cycling Cap

The Identity of the Cycling Cap

September 04, 2018 6 min read

Prendas customer Pedr Charlesworth recently graduated from university and took the decision to take an alternate path for a year, riding self-supported from east to west on his bike with his trusty cotton cap.

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Part 1: Building a classic steel retro road bike

Part 1: Building a classic steel retro road bike

August 15, 2018 5 min read

Part one of a blog detailing a quest to buy, build and restore a classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra SLX frame in Team Weinmann colours using Shimano 8-speed Dura Ace, Mavic rims, and Cinelli finishing kit.
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The unbearable lightness of being Gianbattista Baronchelli

The unbearable lightness of being Gianbattista Baronchelli

August 06, 2018 4 min read

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who explains how Gianbattista Baronchelli got to ride the 61st edition of the Giro D'Italia for SCIC during the 19778 won by Belgian Johan De Murnck (Bianchi - Faema).
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