Chad Haga blog: Losing Dumoulin and moving on

Image 1 of 3 Chad Haga (Team Sunweb) (Image credit: Bettini Photo) Image 2 of 3 Chad Haga during stage 4 of Tirreno-Adriatico 2019 (Image credit: Bettini Photo) Image 3 of 3 Chad Haga and Tom Dumoulin at the UAE Tour (Image credit: Bettini Photo) The longest week in cycling is finally drawing to a … Read more Chad Haga blog: Losing Dumoulin and moving on

Vuelta a España announces its 2020 wildcard invites

Like CyclingTips? Subscribe to our newsletter for exclusive content, deals & events. Vuelta a España organizers have announced the wildcard selections for the 2020 edition of the race, granting Burgos-BH and Caja Rural-Seguros RGA the two available invitations to take part in the race. Neither of the chosen teams comes as a major surprise, as … Read more Vuelta a España announces its 2020 wildcard invites

Sitting Comfy? – Merlin Cycles Blog

Saddle manufacturers are keen to cater for all different shapes and sizes of riders, as well as different disciplines of riding  The wrong shaped saddle for you, can cause pain or make you not want to ride. Even worse, using the wrong saddle can cause injury to your genital region. So how do you find … Read more Sitting Comfy? – Merlin Cycles Blog

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio blog: What’s the big deal about Boulder?

Image 1 of 5 Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (CCC-Liv) (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 2 of 5 Ashleigh Moolman Pasio wheels her bike away (Image credit: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images) Image 3 of 5 Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (CCC-Liv) (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 4 of 5 An elite group – including eventual stage winner Anna van der Breggen … Read more Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio blog: What’s the big deal about Boulder?

The Roadmap Episodes: How lockdown is shaping the future of cycling

In unprecedented times for the sport, when every race on the calendar is postponed or cancelled and WorldTour teams face extraordinary challenges, we’re partnering with Rapha to create a podcast series to consider the future of professional cycling.  This first episode includes insight from Team Ineos’ Dave Brailsford, EF Pro Cycling’s Jonathan Vaughters, and Rapha’s … Read more The Roadmap Episodes: How lockdown is shaping the future of cycling

Sixty Years of Sidi – Merlin Cycles Blog

Sidi are arguably the most iconic name in road cycling shoes and an undoubted market leader. The current president, Dino Signori, used his initials to name the company when it began in 1960, producing mountain sports footwear. The 1970’s saw Sidi diversify into motorcycling boots and cycling shoes. Since then, many of the best road … Read more Sixty Years of Sidi – Merlin Cycles Blog

Annemiek van Vleuten blog: The cold-weather advantage and the importance of live TV

Image 1 of 11 Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) racing at Emakumeen Bira (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 2 of 11 Women’s WorldTour leader Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) signs on for stage 2 of the 2019 Emakumeen Bira (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 3 of 11 Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) racing at Emakumeen Bira (Image credit: … Read more Annemiek van Vleuten blog: The cold-weather advantage and the importance of live TV

Summer Essentials – Merlin Cycles Blog

As spring turns into summer and weather becomes more reliably good (hopefully / fingers crossed), it is a good time to look at your cycling clothing. Is it starting to look a little bit worn? A bit shabby? or promoting a long since defunct racing team? Check out our summer kit essentials and we will … Read more Summer Essentials – Merlin Cycles Blog