Cycling author and respected journalist, William Fotheringham, has spent the past two years, researching, interviewing and writing his latest cycling classic. Sunday in Hell: Behind the lens of the greatest cycling film of all time, tracks the story behind an epic, featuring a class act of talent from the heyday of cycling hard men. The film is a classic of its genre, and as the title of the books suggests, an epoch defining tale of racing, rouleurs, cobbles and class.
There’s no better feeling than pulling on that new item of cycling kit you’ve been obsessing about since pay-day, and hopping on a bike to show it off. But do you really want to debut that new jersey on the way to the shops or in the local park? Spin Shed takes a look at five destinations, for the discerning cyclist.
With the countdown to Le Tour well underway, we wanted to help give you some inspiration ahead of the biggest race in the calendar. We’ve taken a look through our stock, and selected five products either inspired by, or associated with the race, to help get you ready!
The great Eddy Merckx once said, “Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel, but ride”. And whilst dashing (on and off the bike), the Belgian legend has probably done more for cycling style than any other rider. So what steps can everyday cyclists take, to make them look great on the bike?
Spin Shed co-founder, Jules, jumped at the chance to put some of our best-loved products through their paces, on a recent training camp in Spain. Here’s his thoughts on how they stood up to the test…