Max Leonard

Author of 'Lanterne Rouge: the Last Man in the Tour de France', and other books about cycling. Pathologically unable to stay in one place.

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Our new King of the Mountains

There’s a new Strava Pro in the ranks… and he’s taking running to places it’s never been before. Literally.

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The Great Sou’wester Fondo

Hide away from the bad weather and pretend autumn isn’t happening? Not us!

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Cycling Pros: the Highlights, 2014

This year, some of the world’s greatest bike races were captured on Strava… here’s a review of what Strava Pros achieved in 2014.

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Eight Unknown Segments Around Alpe d’Huez

Discover the beautiful and equally challenging climbs just around the corner for the iconic Alpe d’Huez.

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The Alpine Forest Fondo Day in Germany

Ever travelled to a part of the world you didn’t know and wanted ride? After Eurobike, Max got out and explored Germany.

In Search of a Tunnel in the Sky

We went searching for a mythical tunnel in the Alps after a snowstorm… and learned a few Gran Fondo do’s and don'ts in the process.

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On top of the world, Everesting

Two Strava athletes take on the ultimate test of climbing, summiting Everest, at 8,848m. They recount their 17 hour journey up Firle Beacon 68 times.

Five Climbs that will Decide the Tour

Of all the climbs in this year's Tour, these are the segments that will help to shape the final selection.

The Roads to Rapha Tempest

In total 4,767 participants made 8,888 attempts at the challenge, riding 15,000 miles and climbing almost 4.5 million feet.