As the Tour de France V101 approaches, we’re really looking forward to seeing the pro women’s field on the Champs-Elysées finishing circuit the final Sunday in Paris. It’s a great way for the world’s biggest bike race to mark its entry into a second century of suffering. Many of the biggest stage races for men include at least one day of women’s racing — it’s nice to see the Tour get back in the game.
Twenty of the best teams are invited, bringing almost all the top athletes in the world; it’s sure to be a great show for the entire 13 circuits (90k) of racing. For those fans who are lucky enough to be in Paris that Sunday, the race should kick off around 12:30. If you’re “stuck” at home, at least in the U.S. you’ll still be able to watch it live on Universal Sports Network.
The Tour de France’s 100th year has come and gone. It’s hard to believe, but 2014 is our own 25th anniversary with the world’s biggest bike race. Over the years, our style and focus has continually evolved. The goal has, however, remained the same: to smooth out your ride through the Tour craziness while providing [...]
What better place to escape March unpleasantness than a cycling-mad Caribbean island like Guadeloupe? There’s nothing like a sun-filled cycling vacation on the horizon to keep the workout motivation going for a few more weeks. And in the French West Indies, the good weather is guaranteed. The daily high is always in the low 80s, [...]
For cyclists in the less temperate zones of North America, reality is starting to set in. Winter is coming; not much you can do about it. Time to check the winter clothing stock, maybe replace those over-worn booties. Or fill in that glove “gap” with that pair you’ve always needed for the 38-45F temperature range [...]
Classic Mini in ride support mode
Since our company started twenty-five years ago (25!), we’ve managed travel, cycling, and hospitality programs for groups ranging from one to 200. Our guests have enjoyed unparallelled experiences at events like Paris-Roubaix, the Tour, and the Giro. We’ve helped cyclists tackle the toughest terrain, from cobbles to classic climbs. [...]