Due to a diligent band of curious members Podiumcafe long had a tradition of asking riders the burning question. Now someone has done the science (well, sort of) too.
The Ronde van Drenthe opened the 2015 Road World Cup in typically exciting style. We have more videos, photos, links and conversation over here, but this is brand-new - 26 mins highlights from the UCI, commentated by Rochelle Gilmore
Long summary of the first women's edition of the Strade Bianche
The team at GCN take a look at the bikes the women's pro team are riding.... and they say at the end, if you want more, give the video a thumbs up or leave them a comment, so what are you waiting for??
Vale Scandolara is a fan favourite for her many (many many many many) attacks, and her equally entertaining twitter, and now she's started video diaries on her Youtube. The one above is her Tour of Qatar Stage 2 video, and she made another before the race, and I love them very much. For other rider/team perspectives, check out Vale's ORICA team mate Gracie Elvin's post-race videos, and the ones from Wiggle Honda.
with the last grand tour of 2014 finished, the giro 2015 starts to tease us
Oh my goodness, LOVE THIS! On-board camera footage from Giorgia Bronzini's winning Ride London GP! And there's more on-bike film from other riders inside the race in the story-telling Wiggle Honda video here
Martyn Ashton & co. talk about how the film was made, and apparently about Ashton's subsequent injuries, in what sounds like powerful stuff. I haven't watched yet but am planning to ASAP.
This. Looks. Mental. Even if I did have the pace to stay with these guys, the skill level is completely beyond me.