It was 15 years ago that RIDE Cycling Review was born, we are delving into the archives and offering a series of flashbacks from RIDE #40 to give some insight into what the magazine is, how it came to be, and a few stories from each issue. You can read about the original inspiration and why Jan Ullrich [...]
At the beginning of the 2010 season, RIDE Cycling Review published a story by Dr David T. Martin that compared data of two racing cyclists when they were aged 22 – one was Lance Armstrong, the other Cadel Evans. Both have been world champions and both have won the Tour de France… but only one, [...]
Each issue of RIDE Cycling Review features six bike tests. For readers of ridemedia.com.au (who may not have seen a copy of the actual magazine), here is a copy of a test from RIDE #47 (Volume 01, 2010). The BMC SLR01 reviewed by Rob Rixon several years ago is similar to the bike used [...]
Andy Rihs offers his comments on how the Tour might end… before it begins. His team boasted the defending champion and the amiable Swiss businessman was confident that he would be having a party in Paris on the night of 22 July 2012. To hear his appraisal, click the link (below). Andy Rihs – Confident [...]
In the 2012 Official Tour de France Guide (Australian Edition) we list details of every rider on teams who are eligible for the 99th Tour de France. From these groups a selection of nine men per squad will be made by the end of June. As print deadlines didn’t allow RIDE Media to publish the [...]
The 2012 Official Tour de France Guide – All you need to know about the 99th edition! Order yours now. – On sale from 15 June 2012 – This year’s Official Tour de France Guide (Australian Edition) is 292 pages of pure Tour. Your ideal television viewing companion, it includes full team listings with a [...]
We reached Paris on the morning of the final stage. There wouldn’t be any riding officially but there was always the Vélib option…
Ventoux loomed out of the misty horizon to tower over our coach by the time we got within 50km of it. The baron rocky top is often confused for a snow cap from a distance but there was no mistaking the monumental size of the climb.
With Mont Ventoux just a day away, the race route for stage 19 included only one major climb.
The chance to ride the final time trial course had everyone on the Tour excited.