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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Why the Giro has the Toughest Climbs

Secrets from the Race Director on how he plans a thrilling stage, and what to watch out for this year.

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The Segments of the Hell of the North

Strava might have taken the segment into the mountains, but it’s arguable that segments were invented a whole lot earlier.

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Digging for Good

Combining adventure, teamwork and community support with urban running.

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A Berlin Forest Fondo

Discover the best roads the Brandenburg countryside has to offer with this local route.

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A Guide to Climbing in Mallorca

Riders from across the continent flock to the small Spanish island in the Mediterranean, to ride its amazing roads and climbs, and give their early-season form a boost.

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Open Season: The Pros Train and Race in AUS

The Tour Down Under in Adelaide, Australia, is becoming an ever-more important first stop – and many teams use the trip to the southern summer to fit in some good-weather training.

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Steve Abraham: “I’ve decided to stop”

On committing 4,317 hours to beat the highest annual mileage record… and then stopping.

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Mission: Run the Lavaredo Ultra Trail

Six months out, how does a normal runner in London think about preparing for a 74-mile (120km) run through the Dolomites.

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Six Ways to Kit Up for Winter Riding

There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad kit, or so the saying goes. Here’s a guide to a few simple things to do to help keep you happy riding through the winter.