Team Sky

  1. The Last Bus Home

    Words: Bernie Eisel & Juan Antonio Flecha | Date:

    Want to know how non-climbers survive when the race hits the mountains? With 17 Grand Tours to his name, and as one of the most respected road captains in the…

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  2. Riviera Hustle

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    The French Riviera is a hotbed for professional cyclists. The temperate weather, access to some of Europe’s finest mountain passes and roads, and the riches only a mediterranean lifestyle can…

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  3. Ian Boswell – The Lost American

    Words: | Photography: Matthew Beaudin | Date:

    Team Sky’s Ian Boswell cools down on the trainer after a Tour of California stage patiently. As if pedalling for five hours wasn’t enough. The 24-year-old from Bend, Oregon hasn’t been home to the United States since last year’s Tour of California and is now calling Nice, France, “home” in conversation. Rapha caught up with the American for a quick chat.

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  4. How the race was worn: Victorious Viviani

    Words: | Photography: Graham Watson | Date:

    Elia Viviani’s sprint victory on stage 2 of the Giro was a masterclass in slipstreaming, executed while wearing a prototype Rapha speedsuit. The Italian jumped from wheel to wheel in the lead up to the sprint, showing perfect decision-making at speeds of up to 60km/h to stay near the front. Following Lotto NL-Jumbo’s Moreno Hofland up the final 500m drag, Viviani then made his burst for the line, winning by half a wheel.

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  5. Leading from the front – An Interview with Richie Porte

    Words: | Photography: Graham Watson | Date:

    Team Sky go into battle in Italy this month with Australian Richie Porte a contender for the pink jersey. Chris Froome’s most trusted lieutenant has turned general this year, leading Team Sky from the front to take several stage race wins since the start of the season. Rapha sat down with the Tasmanian, who was wearing Rapha’s newly launched Italian Country Jersey, to talk leadership, the sweet taste of victory and war stories from the road.

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