Road Biking

by Ines in Sports

Worlds Wrap: Round-Up from the 2018 UCI Road World Championships

The 2018 UCI Road World Championships concluded on Sunday, September 30, 2018, with the elite men’s road race bringing the curtain down on a week of epic racing in Tirol. 275,000 spectators coming from around the world to watch the UCI Road World Championships were having a great time in Tirol. Here’s a look back at all…

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by Klaus in Recommendations

Bike carriage with public transport in Tirol

Tirol offers a veritable plethora of choice for cyclists, with over 1,000 kilometres of cycle paths, 5,600 kilometres of mountain bike routes and 230 kilometres of single trails. An ever-increasing number of public transport options have been developed at the same time, targeted especially for cyclists’ convenience. This well-developed network makes it possible to enjoy…

5 min. Reading time
by Ines in Sports

From Valley Low to Glacier High: A Tirol Road Bike Picture Story

From portraits over landscapes to sports: Acclaimed British photographer George Marshall creates winning shots that are both authentically pure and highly aesthetic. He has dedicated his life to riding and documenting BMX at an early age. Later, he has moulded his passion into a career. He has now swapped his trick bike for a road…

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by Esther in Sports

Ride Report: My Ötztaler – The Ötztal Cycling Marathon

I love cycling and road cycling is my favourite discipline. This sport has fascinated me from when I was small. The speed, the stunning places to ride a bike, feeling my body as an extension of the bike… The joy and that incredible emotion of being one with the bike and the road under me. Not…

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by Esther in Sports

The Myth of the Ötztal Cycling Marathon

“Every man should have a son, plant a tree and participate in the Ötztal Cycling Marathon,” says Austrian road cycling legend Wolfgang Steinmayr, 4-time winner of the Tour of Austria and competitor at the Ötztal Cycling Marathon in 2011. Getting up early for the 6:45am kick-off pays off. (Copyright: Sportograf)…

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