Steve Thomas

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The boss, Cadel Evans a few moons ago

Hmong new year

Morning glory

Laos Rider 1080p 2

In search of the holy trail

Every now and then there’s something truly bewildering about a ride. It’s hard to pin a label on the sensation, but it makes you grin inside, yet it …

Bicycle Touring

Taking a fling at the Cameron Highlands

Climbing up to Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands is a magical experience, yet its true and final dark spell is rarely cast on passing cyclists.<p>Personally, …

Highlands

Racing to the top of Thailand: the Doi Inthanon Challenge

Some 5.600 blurry eyed cyclists from all over Thailand, and way beyond too, eagerly hunted down pre-dawn treats and carbs from roadside stalls.<p>They …

National Parks

Dirt and discs: Do you really need a gravel bike?

In recent years the long established staples of dropped handlebar bliss have taken on a few twists and turns, and many new genres of bike have …

The first Cape crusaders

There are many great stories to tell about covering that very first Cape Epic race some 14 years ago. At the time there were a handful of MTB stage …

From the film archives

From Turkey

Pakistan - 10 years ago

Sunrise in borderlands

Mekong mornings

Caleb Ewan, a pocket full of kryptonite

Caleb Ewan is one of the hottest sprinters in the pro peloton, and has in many ways only just begun his ride towards true greatness.<p>A while back we …

Cuban wheels

The day that Fidel Castro died; it finally came around last Friday, and was a day that the whole world had waited on for more than a decade, and with …

Laos

Sunset and singletrack (kinda) in Laos

I Claudio

They called him El Diablo, the Devil, and to his rivals he was just that; a defiant and unpredictable devil of a bike racer, a man who would inflict …

Life is a Lotto

Behind the closed doors of the Lotto-Soudal cycling team's SSC (served de course), where all those expensive bikes and gear are stashed and mashed.

Southeast Asian 3 in 1

Not too long back I took an extended journey around parts of Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia, touching on new ground in places, and re-visiting old …

Land of the Giants

<b>Tony Lo, the CEO of Giant Bicycles, is quite possibly the most important, influential and successful man in the bike industry. We headed out to</b> …

The fast and the glorious

Took a while to get to, but here's a selection of images of some of the fastest bikes on earth, and some of the most sexy bikes on show at Eurobike …

Gee Atherton

Adam Hansen, thinking out of the box

<b>With a modern day record number of back-to-back grand tour finishes to his credit Adam Hansen is a self-made legend of pro bike racing, and something</b> …