Rapha Travel In The Press

Here’s a selection of articles written by guests and journalists on their experiences with Rapha Travel, from the rejuvenating escapes of Rapha Retreats to the extremely testing Cent Cols Challenge.

  • The Economist – Tom Vanderbilt experiences a Rapha randonnée from San Francisco to Santa Barbara… Read the article »
  • Guardian – Oliver Duggan writes about the Cent Cols Challenge and preparations for his trip in September… Read article »
  • Peloton magazine – A photo story covering the Cent Cols Cantabrico with images and words by Jered Gruber. https://puncheur.rapha.cc/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/peloton-centcols.pdf 2.4mb PDF
  • Cyclist.com.au – An exploration of the often forgotten mountains of France, Cyclist tag along for four days… Read article »
  • Peloton Magazine: The Rapha Retreat – Ashley & Jered Gruber write about rest and recuperation in Provence on a Rapha Retreat. Read article »
  • Peloton Magazine: Rapha Travel in Japan – When the team at Rapha Travel began planning a Randonnée in Japan, they set off for a journey of extensive research, joined by the Grubers of Peloton Magazine. Read article »
  • Cycling Tips – Phil Deeker, the original Cent Cols rider, writes about his invention and its emphasis on determination, resilience, generosity, humility and humour. Read article »
  • Claud the Butler tests climbing legs – The duo behind the cycling blog Claud the Butler tell of their Cent Cols Challenge, with detailed reviews of the schedule, accommodation, riding and everything in between. Read article »
  • Cycling Plus tackles the Cent Cols Challenge – Team Boardman rider Lindy Edwards rode the Cent Cols Challenge Pyrenees in 2011, tackling the Tourmalet, Aubisque, Hautacam and 97 others. Read article »
  • Martijn Boot rides the Dolomites – Dutch journalist Martijn Boot rides the Randonnée Dolomites. Read article (Dutch) »
  • Bicicleta on Le Grand Banc – Felipe Laso of Spain’s La Bicicleta on the Rapha Retreat to a private hamlet in the heart of Provence. Read article (Spanish) »
  • Mark Jensen and Andrew Gordon recount their tales of exploring America’s West Coast with Rapha Travel, after picking up new handmade frames from Portland’s renowned Vanilla Workshop. Read article »
  • Elite Magazine: The Rapha Retreat – Susannah Osborne takes the grand ascent up Mt Ventoux on the Rapha Retreat in Provence. Read article »
  • Red Kite Prayer – Brett Lindstrom details his adventure in the mountains following the isolated roads of the Rapha Travel Los Angeles to San Diego Randonnee. Read article »
  • Road.cc – Pinarello produce bespoke Rapha Travel bikes. Read article »
  • La Dernière Heure – Belgium — Les yeux dans les cieux. Read article »

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