November 06, 2016 0 Comments
The UK cycling season traditionally ends with the National Hill Climb Championships, which this year were held in Matlock, Derbyshire.
Despite an average gradient of 14% over its 834m, peaking at 20%, a remarkable 240 riders took to the start line.
Dan Monaghan was on hand to capture the gurning and the glory. Take a look at a few of his shots in the gallery below.
There will be lots more from Dan in the forthcoming issue 13 of Conquista. Keep an eye out for it . . .
April 30, 2021 0 Comments
Mark Cavendish’s welcome return to victory has led to calls for the Briton to be selected for the Tour de France, including the #CavToTheTour push on Twitter. There is a considerable emotional appeal to him taking part, but is it practical?
April 23, 2021 0 Comments
Earlier this week l’Equipe reported that last year’s Tour runner-up Primož Roglič would have a two month break from racing prior to the French event. That approach goes against the trend of all recent Tour winners, yet Jumbo-Visma believes that this route is the best one to take. Is the team right?
April 16, 2021 0 Comments
The Richard Freeman investigation may have concluded, but there is a sense that questions about British Cycling may only be multiplying. As WADA begins to delve into the federation’s past, Conquista speaks to one whistleblower about his ongoing concerns and where he believes previous enquiries have fallen short.