For the past 3 years, Band of Climbers has spent September in the French Alps. It's a magical time to ride. The weather has been perfect on each occasion, with temperatures ranging from 22c - 32c in the valley, to 10 - 25c as high as 2500m. Climbing the highest Cols in Europe in summer kit is a really magical experience.
To celebrate the launch of the new Band of Climbers ThermoAscent Jerseys, we took the day off with friends to ride some of the most scenic, and some of the steeper climbs in North Yorkshire. With a max temperature of 4c, we put the new ThermoAscent jerseys to work...
Band of Climbers is pleased to announce our partnership with one of the world's toughest one day Sportives, the Tour de Stations in 2020. The highlight of the event is the UltraFondo, a 240km ride with over 8200m of climbing.
In September 2019 we headed to Susa in the Italian Alps. We had 3 days to to ride the best climbs in the area, the Colle delle Nivolet, Sestriere, Col d'Izoard, Col d'Agnel, and the big one, the Colle del Nivolet
The Italian Alps. An area packed with stunning remote climbs on road and gravel. To help your holiday planning and adventures in up, we've created an interactive map with many of our favourite climbs, so you can plot routes on Strava knowing exactly where to find each climb.
View the Band of Climbers interactive map of the greatest climbs of the Dolomites and Northern Italy. It's a land so beautifully packed with cycling climbs of all descriptions, with something for everyone.
Band of Climbers brings you an interactive map which shows the summit locations of around 100 of the French Alps finest climbs. We created this map to help you plan your own rides, routes and adventures.
This weekend Band of Climbers supportedWahoo Fitnesson their ROAM Ride through the beautiful Peak District. We had perfect weather and a great group of riders join us for a stunning 110km ride which took in climbs including Monsal Head, Sheldon Hill, Longnor, The Rake and Froggatt.
The Grand Tours have popularized Europe's highest roads, making them the bucket list of many riders, but there is another iconic climb that is quickly topping riders bucket lists – the Taiwan KOM Challenge. A race which invites amateurs and World Tour riders to the start line.