Conquista issue 10 is now available as a digital download, and it’s packed with fabulous, full-colour content . . .
Star writer and long-term Conquista stalwart Shane Stokes looks at the challenges faced by neo-pros embarking upon their race career in Spring: The Dawn of a Pro Career
Suze Clemitson reveals tells how the wheels fell off ‘the Armstrong show’ long before he ‘came clean’ in US Postal: Death of a Superteam
Holly Blades is a big fan of all those unique “minor”, “second tier” and “semi-classic” races which develop their own unique and sometimes bizarre characters. In Conquista 10 she takes an inquisitive look at Gent-Wevelgem and asks: what has any of this got to do with ”sour head cheese”?
Photographer Brian Hodes travelled to Japan to cover the Keirin GP 2015 exclusively for Conquista. Issue 10 contains a massive keirin special, featuring lots of Brian's spectacular shots.
Jack Chevell, provider of our fabulous cover image, brings us a stunning gallery of his images and describes his impressions of events in Zolder in a full feature about the 2016 UCI World Cyclo-cross Championships.
Conquista has long been a huge fan of the Red Hook Crit Series - the ultimate in bonkers, electric-atmosphere, city-centre racing on fixed-gear, no-brakes track bikes. In RHC Portraits photographer François Lebeau introduces and interviews the stars of the series that started in Brooklyn and now visits Milan, Barcelona and London every year.
How do you combine riding the UCI WorldTour with running a business? We sit down for a chat with the hardest-working men in pro cycling and Boss Racers, Slovakia’s Martin & Peter Velits - with pictures from star snapper Laura Fletcher.
Providing a complete change of pace, we have a special feature on Sheila Simpson, audax specialist & Queen of Paris-Brest-Paris, with text and gorgeous photos by Jeremy Abrahams.
Conquista super-sub Tom Owen looks at the emergence of Peruvian track cycling in South American Hustle.