Journal

Winter is coming: Time to get ready

October 27th, 2015 - Colin O'Brien

Ask any cyclist worth their salt and they’ll tell you the same thing: the secret to race season fitness is found in the cold, dark winter months. There’s no shortcut to success when it comes to being a bike rider, and anyone who thinks they can put their legs up and wait for spring is fooling themselves. Take time off now, and your riding buddies will be taking minutes out of you on the climbs come April. Read More

Scicon’s Aerocomfort 2.0: The complete package

October 20th, 2015 - Colin O'Brien

It wasn’t the Aerocomfort’s build quality that won our hearts – though there’s no question it’s a sturdy, well-designed piece of kit. And it wasn’t the speed at which you could pack your bike away, either, though with enough practise you could finish the job in around three minutes. No, what made us really fall in love with this bike bag was a mistake we made after the Maratona dles Dolomites. Read More

2015: Another unforgettable season comes to a close

October 9th, 2015 - Colin O'Brien

It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven months since we met our first guests of the season. But you know what they say about having fun and its affect on time. Right now it feels like our entire European calendar has passed in the blink of an eye, but we’re sure that once the dust settles on an incredible 2015 and we’ve had a chance to digest the memories, all of the amazing things we did will come sharply into view. Read More


L’Eroica: celebrating cycling past and present

September 28th, 2015 - Staff Writer

You know you’ve finally escaped the hustle and bustle when Gaiole in Chianti counts as a “big” town. After all, it only has a couple of thousand inhabitants. Compared to inGamba’s home in Lecchi, however, it counts as a metropolis. Read More

Guest’s opinion: Riding with Miguel Indurain was a dream

September 23rd, 2015 - Colin O'Brien

Kim McClure is a research scientist living in Southeastern Connecticut. A California native, Kim first fell in love with cycling as a child when his family lived in Switzerland – so it’s probably not surprising he chose one of our Dolomites trips to join the inGamba family. Read More


Vittoria tubulars: when only the best will do

August 28th, 2015 - Colin O'Brien

Life is too short for bad bikes or cheap wine. That’s our philosophy and we’re sticking to it, because once you’ve had the best, there’s no going back. Read More

The Secret Handshake ride

August 9th, 2015 - Colin O'Brien

It began with 102 kilometres from Cluses to Areches, to shake out the legs. The arduous Col de la Colombière – so often the scene of drama in the Tour de France – was one of just four mountains that combined for 3,236m of climbing, all under a baking sun. And this was supposed to be the easy day. The warm up. Read More