Journal

Poli on Ventoux: What a Day

May 6th, 2019 - Staff Writer

Editors Note: This is the year Eros Poli celebrates the 25th anniversary of his win atop Mont Ventoux. As we were preparing materials to help Mr. Poli with his celebration we came upon a comment written by Fred Falcone, of Austin Texas, attached to a story on the Cycling Tips website. We thought it summed up nicely what it was like to watch Eros climb to victory that day, so we caught up with Fred to get some more details and to make sure he didn’t mind us sharing.

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The Chini family butchers – a Chianti fixture for 300 years

May 1st, 2019 - Colin O'Brien

“You’re Irish? I remember a game in Belfast, between Northern Ireland and Italy, back in 1958. The crowd invaded the pitch and the game was called off, but Dino da Costa scored for us. He was a foreigner, from Brazil. Anyway, what can I do for you?”

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Tao Geoghegan Hart – Team Sky’s next big thing

April 24th, 2019 - Colin O'Brien

Tao Geoghegan Hart is one of the brightest young talents in cycling, and has just recently bagged his first professional victory, winning the first stage of the Tour of the Alps, in Kufstein, Austria. In this exclusive interview, Team Sky’s hot young thing talks to inGamba about joining the World Tour, the pressures of being at cycling’s biggest team, and his favorite thing about being a professional bike racer.

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From Zero to Hero

April 16th, 2019 - Jim Merithew

“I did it. Really, I can’t believe it. I didn’t get any help. Raul was there, but didn’t push once. It really is unbelievable. I should definitely now get the cover of the inGamba magazine – from zero to Mont Ventoux!”

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Coaching science, simplified

April 9th, 2019 - Staff Writer

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Asking a coach to distill the myriad of techniques and terminologies down to Reader’s Digest version of the things every cyclist needs to know to reach their full potential is like asking your science nerd friend to explain the Large Hadron Collider to a 3rd grader. But this didn’t stop us from asking Jason Tullous of Tenac Championship Coaching to do just that. Here is how he thinks you should put your riding on the educated science pathway.

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Staying With It

March 26th, 2019 - Bill Gifford

The first time I got dropped, I didn’t even know what that meant. Looking back, it’s possible that I had been dropped on other occasions, possibly many times. But this was the first time where I realized what was happening. I had just moved to Philadelphia, and one Tuesday afternoon I decided to go for a ride after work. I had an old steel Peugeot with downtube shifters, and purple cycling shoes with sparkly straps. 

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Form & Function: We talk to cycling’s hottest designer, Manuel Bottazzo

March 22nd, 2019 - Colin O'Brien

If you’re into road cycling, chances are that you’ve used something designed by Manuel Bottazzo. The Italian is one of the bike industry’s most respected, and prolific, designers, and over the course of a career almost three decades long, he’s worked on everything from grand tour-winning bikes and components to shoes and clothing.

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