Adrien Liechti: My Bike after Accursed

Adrien Liechti: My Bike after Accursed

The Accursed. A 1,600 km bikepacking race with 32,000 m of elevation gain through the wilds of Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo. This year was the first edition, and Adrien Liechti traded the lead with Alexander Kopp for much of the race. In the end, Alexander eked out the victory, with Adrien finishing second. Among the women, Weronika…

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Thomas battles elements as Arensman sparks tactical debate for Ineos Grenadiers in Giro d’Italia

At the end of a gruelling ride up Monte Pana, Geraint Thomas was visibly worn out. The usually resilient cyclist seemed to be bearing the brunt of the hard journey, having lost 33 seconds to his competitor, Dani Martínez. This resulted in Thomas slipping to third place, putting him 22 seconds behind the Colombian cyclist. The cold, rainy weather added…

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SON and Dumonde Restock

SON and Dumonde Restock

Just in time for bikepacking season (and for the long brevets), we received a restock of the wonderful generator hubs and lights from Schmidt in Germany. It’s no exaggeration to say that these hubs and lights have changed the way we ride. Having lights available anytime, at the flip of a switch, allows us to venture far without worrying about…

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Riejanne Markus rumoured to leave Visma-Lease a Bike for Lidl-Trek

Riejanne Markus, the 29-year-old Dutch cyclist who recently secured a second-place finish in the Vuelta and a victory in Veenendaal-Veenendaal, is rumoured to leave Visma-Lease a Bike at the end of this season to join Lidl-Trek according to Algemeen Dagblad. Despite challenging conditions, Markus clinched her win in Veenendaal-Veenendaal with a solo breakaway, holding off the chasing peloton in the…

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