Here’s a film of the 100th Anniversary of “Subida à Glória” bicycle race in Lisbon, Portugal where entrants raced up the 265 metre, 17% incline funicular railway! Winner Ricardo Marinheiro managed the Climb to Glory in 39 seconds.
We are big Tour de France fans here at Headset Press, but we love all the grand tours. Truth be told, the Giro could well be the race of the year, it really looks exciting. There are some awesome stages, stage 15 looking like the beast of them all. I would say there is a stage for everyone this year, but plenty of punishing climbing for everybody. Really … Read more
A pretty disappointing end to the Grio del Trentino for Bradley Wiggins yesterday. Going into the stage with a slight lead over Vincenzo Nibabli it all came down to the final climb. Sadly the electronic gearing on Wiggo’s bike packed in at that crucial moment. The bike then got slung against the wall in frustration, gliding along and parking itself up! He’s looking in such good form too … Read more
Giro d’Italia is less than a month away, the organisers have been putting some films together for us to enjoy…”Waiting for Giro d’Italia 2013, we went to visit the five major contenders for the Maglia Rosa: Ryder Hesjedal, Bradley Wiggins, Vincenzo Nibali, Ivan Basso, Samuel Sanchez.”
It is upon us again, the beast will be awoken this Sunday – the cobbles will roar! Who will make it into the velodrome and up the podium to kiss the cobble? For Roubaix is the most fickle of them all. The scene was set at Flanders and on Sunday we will see who is the mighty cobble tamer for 2013. Will Spartacus do the double? Has his … Read more