Coming from running 2.38 on a marathon and going into cycling, Mads took the challenge of conquering one of the toughest amateur cycling events in the World; La Marmotte – 174 km with around 5,000 altitude meters to climb. Here follow Mads’s experiences from a tuff day on the bike.
Riding La Marmotte or another race in the mountains and haven’t quite got a handle on the descents? Read former pro Rasmus Djurhuus’ tips on how to master the descents.
United Cycling and Twelve.Sixteen has ridden in the slipstream of former stars, unfolding the cycling history, where it was created back in the days, and still is – at Kysten.
For the many fast sub-elite runners in our EnRouteLaMarmotte-group, cycling is a rather new thing. They don’t exactly know their physical boundaries on a bike, especially not, when hitting the Alps. In order to give the riders a precise picture of their physical capabilities we performed a performance test in the United Cycling Wattbike Center […]
Invite all cyclists to our Tour de France event in United Cycling, when we welcome you on Saturday July 13th to the 8th stage of the Tour.
Winning the race already once in 2017, today Jakob Fuglsang claimed his second Critérium du Dauphiné GC victory. The Dane successfully defended his lead in the final stage together with his teammates, of which Kazakh national champion Alexey Lutsenko was able to take a GC top 10 as well, securing a seventh place overall. Astana Pro Team has also been crowned as the winner of the Team Classification.
Jannik Steimle wins the 10th Int. Upper Austria Tour UCI 2.2. Team Voralberg Santic overjoyed with first-round victory 2019.
Hans Christian Tungesvik raced Ironman Lanzarote as preparation for his main goal of the season, one the toughest triathlons in the world: Norseman Extreme Triathlon in August.
Training for La Marmotte? These few training methods can vastly improve your performance, compared to riders who train in ignorance ahead of the effort before them. Ignorance is bliss, until you hit the bottom of Alpe d’Huez.
Mads from our Enroute La Marmotte group asked us:
“What’s the obvious bike for a gran fondo like La Marmotte?”.
This custom styled Argon 18 Krypton GF is our answer.