Tag: Riders

Why the Tour de France is so brutal

If you look closely at this pack of riders in the Tour de France, you’ll see some of the best cyclists in the world. They’re here in the back. They’re keeping up but also resting while their teammates in the front do most of the work. It’s a technique called drafting and it’s what helps […]

Bike Shorts: What’s a Peloton?

So, when you’re watching a cycling race, you’ll hear the announcers a lot of times talking about the peloton. Now the peloton, all that means, well it’s actually derived from the Latin root word, which is translated into Spanish or I think Italian, pelota, which means ball. And it just means the big mass of […]

Track Cycling in Denmark – Red Bull Mini Drome 2013

The market has grown a lot since the smaller bike shops and bigger markets started selling the fixie bikes. To me it’s “just” a bike that’s a little different compared to the normal bikes. They are a bit more fun to ride. You get that – that special feeling off riding a track bike. There […]