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It all happens at the "Coffee Stop"! What's being discussed on the coffee stops, in the build up to the 2015 Alpine Challenge? If you have any news, rumour or otherwise - please use the contact form to let us know

LONDON-PARIS 2015 Sign On

LONDON-PARIS 2015 Sign On

Wednesday 24th June 2015

Some pictures from a sunny LONDON-PARIS 2015 Sign On. Chapeau to the 400 riders rolling out tomorrow. 10 hours and counting ...

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LONDON-PARIS 2015, Truly International

LONDON-PARIS 2015, Truly International

Wednesday 24th June 2015

24 Nationalities will be represented at this years LONDON-PARIS!

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Spirit Awards LONDON-PARIS 2015

Spirit Awards LONDON-PARIS 2015

Wednesday 24th June 2015

Every year the HotChillee Ride Captains choose a rider from each seeded groups that best represents the Spirit of the event. These awards go back to the days when the event was first founded in 2004.

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HotChillee Development Rider Shameeg Salie to ride LONDON-PARIS

HotChillee Development Rider Shameeg Salie to ride LONDON-PARIS

Wednesday 24th June 2015

Shameeg Salie, one of or our HotChillee Development Riders touched down in London today. We believe he is a future talent and can potentially follow the path that Nicholas Dlamini (now with MTN-Qhubeka Feeder team) is currently wonderfully executing.

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Jan Braai to ride LONDON-PARIS

Jan Braai to ride LONDON-PARIS

Wednesday 24th June 2015

Jan Braai the braai (BBQ) master chef, founder of National Braai day in SA will be riding the LONDON-PARIS. He's not bad on the bike either, being pretty competitive at the Cape Rouleur earlier this year and then finishing the Cape Epic in style. Welcome Jan!

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Yellow is the new Pink

Yellow is the new Pink

Tuesday 16th June 2015

At the time of the first edition of the LONDON-PARIS (2004), the cycling world was very different. For example bike shops were such testosterone havens that a fully derobed Pirelli Calendar would not seem out of place above the customer counter. Today that would be unusual, but still the sport struggles with a two-tier system.

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Look which LONDON-PARIS winner made the Washington Post

Look which LONDON-PARIS winner made the Washington Post

Monday 1st June 2015

When Mary Breed entered her first triathlons and bike races as a way to get in shape between pregnancies over the past several years, she never dreamed it would lead her to the head of the pack.

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Wattbike launches new digital innovations the powerapp and powerhub

Wattbike launches new digital innovations the powerapp and powerhub

Friday 29th May 2015

Engineered to enhance your Wattbike experience, the powerapp makes uploading and accessing your session data seamless. The powerhub lets you analyse each session in minute detail, from your Polar View shape to the time spent in each training zone. Sharing your session is also easy, whether with your friends on social media or with your coach via email.

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HotChillee Training Ride #5 - Ride Captain Reports

HotChillee Training Ride #5 - Ride Captain Reports

Tuesday 19th May 2015

Group 1 again put the Hot into HotChillee setting a smoking time around the new longer course for training ride number 5. Having a small group of just 7 riders, as well as the experience of ex-pro Dean Downing meant that we were able to be super smooth in the "through-and-off" chain gang sections which was good practice for any windy stretches that may come our way on the LONDON-PARIS.

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10 things I learnt about gravel OFFRIDING Amsterdam

10 things I learnt about gravel OFFRIDING Amsterdam

Monday 11th May 2015

By Sven Thiele, co-founder of OFFRIDING together with Gerard Vroomen and Andy Kessler. Sven rode his Cervélo R5 with Edco carbon wheels and 25mm Continental tyres. Other riders bikes varied from road to cyclocross bikes or the new gravel bikes, such as the OPEN UP with 40mm cross tyres.

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