Decathlon, a French brand committed to providing affordable gear that gets people outdoors, proves that great gear doesn’t have to have a shockingly high price tag. While manufacturers of premium cycling bibs, which often retail for between $200 and $300, claim that they can’t design a drop seat feature into their “affordable” women’s bibs, Decathlon
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Giro Stage 4 Race Report: The volcanic slopes of Etna saw the 2022 Giro d’Italia turned up-side down. Lennard Kämna won the stage and Juan Pedro López took the pink jersey. Behind them the top GC favourites finished together, but Vincenzo Nibali and Tom Dumoulin were dropped and Miguel Ángel López abandoned. Stage 4 last
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Much research has gone into studying both the physiological benefits from heat adaptation along with the practicalities of getting heat adapted. However, can a heat camp blunt your training adaptations? A sweaty day for this Astana rider Down Under In 2016, I co-authored a meta-analysis surveying >90 studies on the physiological changes and performance benefits
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A closer look at the Cube road & time trial bikes of Biniam Girmaye at the Giro d’Italia reveals a new prototype CeramicSpeed Aero OSPW upgrade seeking out those marginal gains. Already claimed to save watts with larger oversized pulley wheels and low-friction ceramic bearings, CeramicSpeed looks to be hunting improved aerodynamics, as well… CeramicSpeed
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Is there an unfair advantage? Should transgender women be banned from competing in female categories? Should there be a separate category established? Or should sport be more inclusive? The conversation around the inclusion of transgender women in women’s sport is one that has divided opinion both in and out of the sporting sphere, even drawing
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Giro Rest Day Rant: Three days in and the 2022 Giro d’Italia comes home to Italy and the climb of the Etna volcano. But first Ed Hood looks back at stage one to three in Hungary and the stories behind the story so far… Watch the most comprehensive live & ad-free coverage of the Giro
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