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Yellow is the new Pink

Yellow is the new Pink

Tuesday 16th June 2015

At the time of the first edition of the LONDON-PARIS (2004), the cycling world was very different. For example bike shops were such testosterone havens that a fully derobed Pirelli Calendar would not seem out of place above the customer counter. Today that would be unusual, but still the sport struggles with a two-tier system.

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Look which LONDON-PARIS winner made the Washington Post

Look which LONDON-PARIS winner made the Washington Post

Monday 1st June 2015

When Mary Breed entered her first triathlons and bike races as a way to get in shape between pregnancies over the past several years, she never dreamed it would lead her to the head of the pack.

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Wattbike launches new digital innovations the powerapp and powerhub

Wattbike launches new digital innovations the powerapp and powerhub

Friday 29th May 2015

Engineered to enhance your Wattbike experience, the powerapp makes uploading and accessing your session data seamless. The powerhub lets you analyse each session in minute detail, from your Polar View shape to the time spent in each training zone. Sharing your session is also easy, whether with your friends on social media or with your coach via email.

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HotChillee Training Ride #5 - Ride Captain Reports

HotChillee Training Ride #5 - Ride Captain Reports

Tuesday 19th May 2015

Group 1 again put the Hot into HotChillee setting a smoking time around the new longer course for training ride number 5. Having a small group of just 7 riders, as well as the experience of ex-pro Dean Downing meant that we were able to be super smooth in the "through-and-off" chain gang sections which was good practice for any windy stretches that may come our way on the LONDON-PARIS.

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10 things I learnt about gravel OFFRIDING Amsterdam

10 things I learnt about gravel OFFRIDING Amsterdam

Monday 11th May 2015

By Sven Thiele, co-founder of OFFRIDING together with Gerard Vroomen and Andy Kessler. Sven rode his Cervélo R5 with Edco carbon wheels and 25mm Continental tyres. Other riders bikes varied from road to cyclocross bikes or the new gravel bikes, such as the OPEN UP with 40mm cross tyres.

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Riding the London Cycle Sportive this Sunday?

Riding the London Cycle Sportive this Sunday?

Thursday 7th May 2015

Joining us at the London Cycle Sportive this Sunday? The HotChillee Ride Captains will be supporting the 100km route and will be rolling out at 8.30am.

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Cycling Weekly video interview with Geraint Thomas at HotChillee

Cycling Weekly video interview with Geraint Thomas at HotChillee's Dunkerque-Roubaix

Thursday 7th May 2015

Exclusive: Geraint Thomas on breakthroughs, leadership and what the future holds (video)

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 HotChillee Training Ride #4 Ride Captains

HotChillee Training Ride #4 Ride Captains' Report

Monday 27th April 2015

Didn't over sleep – Check. Temperature above zero – Check. Dry roads – Check. Smiles all around – Check. HotChillee Training Ride #4 was going to be the best yet this year.

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Cobbles - Love it, Hate it

Cobbles - Love it, Hate it

Saturday 25th April 2015

Sven Thiele, founder of HotChillee discusses the love hate relationship with cobbles and the classics region.

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Phil Liggett to ride Stage 1 of the LONDON-PARIS 2015

Phil Liggett to ride Stage 1 of the LONDON-PARIS 2015

Monday 20th April 2015

We are pleased to welcome Phil Liggett who will be riding Stage 1 of the LONDON-PARIS 2015. He will be raising awareness for Helping Rhinos.

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