The end of a season is often a stressful time for riders. Unless you are a captain or an established rider, it is rare you have anything longer than a one-year contract. As a result October means a hard fight to find a new home.
Friedrichshafen, located by Lake Constance is probably more famous as the birthplace of the Zeppelin, but for four days at the end of August thousands of people descend on the small German town for the largest cycle exhibition in Europe; imaginatively called ‘Eurobike’.
Club des Cinglés du Mont-Ventoux. Words by Max Burgess We were passing through Provence on our way to the Pyrenees and thought it would be rude not to pay a visit to the ‘Giant of Provence’ – Mont Ventoux.
We went to Prague to meet with the guys at Festka and have a look around their workshop (see ‘Behind the Festka Doors’) but they decided the only way to truly understand what they do was to go out for a ride on a selection of their bikes.