Journal

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


Women’s week, a note from Heidi Swift

January 25th, 2016 - Heidi Swift

I’ve been receiving questions about our “Best Week Ever” (women’s week!) which is now just a few months away, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to answer some of the most common inquiries I get about the tour. We’re headed to Portugal this year for a point-to-point style randonée through the south. Read More

Ted king talks coast ride 2016!

January 20th, 2016

With the three days of The Coast Ride now in the rearview, let’s summarize it in a really abstract, backwards-to-forwards with a little arbitrarily jumping around, Quentin Tarantino type of way. To begin, here are the 13 hearty souls who survived our front group to the finish line on the final day. Read More


#FitbySpring: Put yourself out there

January 19th, 2016

It all started about 10 years ago, when I was racing long distance triathlons. There was a humanitarian crisis in Uganda that I couldn’t shake from my mind, until one day I had the realization that I could use my athletic platform to raise awareness and funds for the cause at an upcoming event. Read More

#Fitbyspring: The road less travelled

January 15th, 2016 - Joao Correia

It had been a while since I’d done anything that was more than three hours. And if I did, a nap would follow pretty quickly. I’d hit the pillow as if I had done a six-hour race. But then Nate, inGamba’s head of field operations, suggested we do his favorite ride ever. Read More