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Best 2020 UCI ProTeam: Alpecin-Fenix “qualified” for the 2021 Tour de France


As best 2020 ProTeam Alpecin-Fenix around top rider Mathieu van der Poel earned to compete in the most important cycling races in 2021.

Preview 2021 Cyclocross World Championships: Battle between Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert


The duel of the two currently dominating cyclocross riders enters the next round. Next Sunday, Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert will fight for the coveted rainbow jersey. Which one of them will win the title “World Champion”… weiterlesen

Tour de France 2020 Preview: the route analysis

The 107th edition of the Tour of France will start in Nice on August 29, 2020. It will lead the peloton to Paris via 21 stages with all in all 3,470 kilometres and 29 climbs, before it ends in the… weiterlesen

Best Sun Protection for Road Cyclists: No more Sunburn


Road cycling in the sun! There is hardly anything more beautiful than clocking up some kilometres in bright sunshine under a blue sky. The sun also supports our health and fitness, because its UVB rays are essential for our organism to produce the vital vitamin D.  But too much “solar… weiterlesen

Indoor vs. Outdoor Training: What is the difference


Many road cyclists wonder why they ride at higher power outdoors than they do indoors. Or in other words: Why does training on a smart trainer or bike turbo feel much more strenuous at the same power output? Is this just a feeling or reality? Sports scientist and former cyclist Patrick Marseille from HYCYS, formerly… weiterlesen

New 2020 WorldTour calendar: Where the Pros compete during Corona Season


On August 1 the 2020 WorldTour season will be continued with Strade Bianche. All races of the new calendar are available here at a glance. Starting August 1, pros will resume racing. The 2020 WorldTour season will be continued with… weiterlesen

Letape du Tour – Riding a Stage of the Tour de France


In 2020, L’Etape du Tour will be held for the 30th time. This year, on September 6, the course covers 177 kilometres and three long climbs around the coastal town of Nice at the Cote d’Azur. The 30th edition of… weiterlesen

Heat Battle – Cool Tips for Road Cycling in Summer


Heat stresses our organism! Therefore, if you want to keep cool and prevent your body from overheating on your bike, even at really high temperatures and in glaring sunlight, our tips on training, nutrition and health for cycling in the… weiterlesen

Low Carb Training: Train more Effectively without Carbohydrates

Those who forgot carbohydrates before and during training cannot only improve their fat metabolism and aerobic endurance, but also shorten their training time if cleverly timed.

Pro tips for Zwift events and indoor races from Tanja Erath


Professional cyclist Tanja Erath from team Canyon SRAM-Racing gives tips for virtual races and Gran Fondos like the Alpecin Cycling series on Zwift. In 2017 Tanja Erath won the final of the Zwift academy. As a result she became a… weiterlesen

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