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  1. Magnum Cycling

    Words: | Photography: Stuart Downie | Date:

    Earlier this year author Guy Andrews and esteemed photographer Harry Gruyaert chaired a panel discussion to launch Magnum Cycling, a “visual survey of the relationship between the world’s best photographers…

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  2. Doing things differently – CANYON//SRAM

    Words: | Photography: Andy Bokanev & Dan Chabanov | Date:

    #Takethelead, CANYON//SRAM’s oft-used hashtag, can mean so many things. It’s easy to imagine it as a race strategy, even a mantra during an extreme effort. But it’s not just about winning, as Tiffany Cromwell explained in the post-race panel at the Rapha Cycle Club New York, it’s about growing women’s cycling by doing things in a fundamentally different way.

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  3. Rough roads curdled the milk

    Words: Tobie DePauw | Photography: Andy Bokanev | Date:

    As those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are banishing our winter jerseys to the back of the wardrobe, we thought we’d take the chance to tell the tale of the Rapha Prestige Midwest, which was, by all accounts, a hardy expedition through Wisconsin’s worst wind, rain and terrain. For those of you hearing about a Prestige for…

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  4. The Trappist Brewery Tour

    Words: Gerben Gerritsen | Photography: Ertzui | Film: Ertzui | Date:

    For cyclists, the Ardennes is a place more commonly associated with bergs than beers, drawing fans and pros alike to its famous roads each year for three of the sport’s classic races. But for four Rapha riders, it was the idea of connecting three monastic breweries using these historic race routes that drew them to Belgium. Here, Gerben Gerritsen shares…

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  5. Dalsland Runt

    Words: Hagen Bender & Niklas Schelling | Photography: Hagen Bender & Johan Björklund | Date:

    Over three days in May, cyclists from across Europe gathered for the Dalsland Runt – an independent ride through Dalsland, Southern Sweden. Held since 2011, and growing from a group of three friends, the Dalsland Runt embodies the spirit of adventure riding, taking its participants over the remote gravel roads and forested terrain of Sweden’s ‘lake province’. Below, two riders…

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  6. Prepare.Execute Diaries: Off domestique duties

    Words: Ian Boswell | Photography: Kei Tsuji | Date:

    Team Sky rider Ian Boswell is providing Rapha with dispatches from the frontline of racing at the Giro d’Italia. The fourth diary entry sees the American reflect on the sport's cruel nature, following leader Mikel Landa’s departure; a situation which leaves him free of his domestique duties and able to hunt for his own stage wins.

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