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The 105th Tour – analysis of the route

The route for the 105th Tour de France was unveiled in Paris overnight. We speak to Stuart O’Grady – the veteran of 17 Tours – about a most intriguing course for the 2018 edition… It’s mid-October and that means it’s time to think about next July. Why? Because this is when the route for the next Tour de France is announced. The official launch of the itinerary for the 105th edition of Le Tour was held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris yesterday. We’re used to seeing the graphics – a line tracing a path around the host country, punctuated...

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Cycling as therapy – part of the training diet

We continue the series by Tim Guy about his plight with mental health issues. This is part four. (To read more, see the links below.) Part 01 Part 02 Part 03 From 2009 to 2014, my life was almost entirely spent trapped inside a mind of impenetrable darkness. Fear filled fingers gripped my throat and held me – feet dangling – whist standing on solid ground. The darkness spread into every aspect of my being and I didn’t know why. My chest was permanently tight. My head foggy with confusion. I couldn’t shake it, I couldn’t fight it. It...

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Subscriber payment return: terms and conditions

The final issue of RIDE Cycling Review (#75) published in March 2017. RIDE Media was established in 1998 to promote cycling and encourage people to ride. It was a small operation: one man and a computer. Thanks to the support of a vast cast of contributors, our loyal advertising clients and, of course, a strong readership, it grew into something much bigger. The company has published 75 editions of RIDE Cycling Review, 15 editions of the Official Tour de France Guide (Australian edition), and a world championship guide… as well as thousands of online articles about one general theme:...

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Story of my bike: an introduction

The new bike project can be daunting or it can be a lot of fun. There’s a lot to consider. By way of example, here is the first of a series explaining ‘the story of my bike’.  You have options. Go to shop, selected a size and colour that suits you, hand over payment… ride away. Or there’s a modern equivalent that involves a lot of clicking. And then there’s something that’s more of a puzzle: acquire one part at a time – sometimes considered, sometimes whimsical – and then put it all together. However it goes, the end goal...

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