How I learned to love the Dauphiné

More than three decades on from his first encounter with the race as a ten year-old, Paul Maunder returns to the Critérium du Dauphiné

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New in gear

S-Works Tarmac SL7

The Specialized S-Works Tarmac is to cycling what the Ferrari 412 T2 is to motorsport, one of the most successful machines in modern history. The next iteration of that golden lineage is always going to draw the gaze of the cycling world. So here you are, poised to dive into Specialized's latest 'gamechanger'. Did the big S just replace their quiver of arrows with a spear? Let's see.

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On crashes and clickbait

Trashy TV blooper programmes were quite the thing in the pre-internet era – compilations of people doing silly things unintentionally providing entertainment for the masses, the kind of stuff that now fills the Twittersphere.

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From the magazine

Cover Stories

It all started with [Rouleur Executive Editor] Ian Cleverly getting in touch to ask if I was up for going for the cover.

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Inside the peloton

The rise of gravel

The rise of gravel

Once the scourge of cyclists, we now glorify in gravel sectors. Hugh Gladstone on how we learned to take the rough with the smooth

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BMC TeamMachine SLR 2021

The 2021 BMC Teammachine

Words: Miles Baker-Clarke | Photos: BMC Switzerland/ Forstus It's a strange feeling to see so many superbike launches come and go without cycling...

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