etap – shifting the paradigm

June 6th, 2016 - Staff Writer


We’re a forward-thinking bunch at inGamba. And while we’d never just jump on a bandwagon for the sake of it, we like to embrace the new whenever we can. Sometimes, that means taking the sommelier’s advice and trying a new wine from little-known producer, and sometimes it means equipping our fleet of Pinarello Dogma F8s with red-hot new tech.

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Down the white roads of L’Eroica with inGamba

May 31st, 2016 - Staff Writer


We don’t want to wish our lives away, but it’s hard not to look forward to the end of our European season when we know it involves L’Eroica, one of Italy’s most unique cycling events.

Most of you will already be familiar with it: Riders from around the world flock to Chianti to test themselves, and their vintage machines, on Tuscany’s famous white gravel roads.

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Big Mig and bigger mountains

May 19th, 2016 - Staff Writer


We’re all about the little details at inGamba. We like to think our attention to detail is one of the things that sets us apart from the competition. But we’re not against a big gesture, either. And they don’t get much bigger than Big Mig, Miguelón, Miguel Indurain. For the second year running, the most successful ever Tour de France champion will be joining us at our base in the Dolomites, Hotel La Perla, for five days of fun on some of Europe’s most incredible roads.

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Manuel Cardoso: WorldTour race winner, inGamba guide

May 9th, 2016 - Colin O'Brien


When we say inGamba is all about the pro experience, we mean it. And it’s not just about riding Tour de France winning Pinarellos, the latest wireless groupsets from SRAM or the incredible custom kit that Giordana make for us, either. Those details are important – life is too short for anything but the best, if you ask us – but what really makes a trip with us unique is the people. From our founder João to our soigneurs and mechanics, there’s a serious amount of professional peloton experience in our crew.

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5 Reasons why a coach is essential

March 31st, 2016 - Staff Writer


Anyone who’s ever taken a sport seriously will know that coaching makes you a better athlete. But very few of us have one. When faced with another expense to add to the litany of other bike-related outlays, newcomers to cycling might be tempted to ask “Why?”, when the question they should probably be pondering is “Why not?”

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The Costa Family Foundation: Sending help from the Dolomites to those most in need

March 15th, 2016


The Costa Family Foundation was set up in 2007 by the owners of Hotel La Perla, inGamba’s home away from home in the heart of the Italian Dolomites. And as anyone who has stayed there will know, the Costas have a unique outlook on life, in which generosity plays a huge role.

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#fitbyspring: Make Time to Make the Donuts

February 15th, 2016

You won’t find much diet advice that includes adding a donut to your regime. You also likely don’t often get advice from ProTour professional cyclists, so pull up a chair and listen closely. Read More