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  1. Iberia Express

    Testi: Ian Fleck | Foto: Graham Watson | Data:

    As the European racing season sets off, Team Sky are proving how well off-season training went. Geraint Thomas won in Portugal – at the Volta ao Algarve – holding onto a lead established with an outstanding solo attack on stage two, finishing just three seconds behind Tony Martin in the time trial and carefully seeing out the remaining stages.

    Meanwhile, over the border, Christopher Froome was found to be in fine form at the Ruta del Sol. Stage four of the race in Andalusia saw Froome drop his rival – Alberto Contador – on the 20%-slopes of the day’s final climb.

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  2. The Pinhole

    Testi: Matthew Beaudin | Data:

    The light blasts through the wet air and burns a hole on the black road. The eyes find it and strain to see the lattice of cracks and debris washing up at the edge of light and dark. For the next hour this pinhole of light is all that matters.

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  3. Rapha Women’s Ride, Adelaide

    Testi: Emma Byrant | Foto: Marcus Enno | Data:

    The route we have planned is a challenging one. We’re heading straight out for the hills. The train of riders stretches long down the road as we twist and turn our way out of the city toward the first climb of the day. It seems like only a few kilometres have passed before an 18% climb bares its teeth.

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  4. Buninyong Hill Transfer Ride

    Testi: Dustin Adderley | Data:

    A 4:45am start is not how most people choose to begin a Sunday morning. Nevertheless, there was no shortage of enthusiasm as riders gathered in the Melbourne CBD at that time on Sunday 11 January 2015 to ride the 130km together to Buninyong for the Australian Men’s Road Race National Championship.

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  5. When We Were Kings

    Testi: | Foto: Oliver Soulas | Data:

    When We Were Kings is an exhibition of portraits and interviews with some of road racing’s greatest protagonists, by German artist Oliver Soulas. Opening this Friday 16th January at the Rapha Cycle Club Manchester, there will be the de rigueur food and drink plus a Q&A session with Oliver and Rouleur magazine’s assistant editor Andy McGrath.

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  6. The Show Goes On

    Testi: Matthew Beaudin | Foto: Jordan Reid | Data:

    It was less of a storm than it was an unending leak. For five days a cloud ambled over the Lone Star State, dropping temperatures and a persistent, cold rain…

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  7. Tao Geoghegan Hart

    Testi: Tom Southam | Data:

    Tao Geoghegan Hart scares the hell out of me. He has done since the first time I met him, in London’s Condor Cycles, when the then 15-year-old accosted me and…

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  8. Thrivor

    Testi: Slate Olson | Foto: Jered Gruber | Data:

    Film by Kintaro Studios Courage. We all suffer. Keep going. Those are the closing thoughts of Graeme Fife’s essay on the battle faced by every cyclist, that between the mind…

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