Alpine Escapes in the French Alps

Alpine Escapes in the French Alps

February 20, 2020 1 min read

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. 

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Exploring Steep in Yorkshire

Exploring Steep in Yorkshire

February 09, 2020 1 min read 2 Comments

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...

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Band of Climbers Partners with the Tour de Stations for the 2020 Edition

Band of Climbers Partners with the Tour de Stations for the 2020 Edition

December 20, 2019 2 min read

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. 

 

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End of Season Vibes

End of Season Vibes

December 02, 2019 2 min read 1 Comment

Five friends, a beach, some beers, marshmallows and bikes, and our new favourite thing, the Band of Climbers Fire Pit. An end of season gathering between 5 friends. 

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3 Days in Susa

3 Days in Susa

November 25, 2019 12 min read

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
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Map of the Greatest Climbs of the Italian Alps

Map of the Greatest Climbs of the Italian Alps

November 04, 2019 1 min read

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.
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Become a Band of Climbers Ambassador

Become a Band of Climbers Ambassador

October 21, 2019 2 min read 5 Comments

Become a Band of Climbers Ambassador by telling us more about yourself, where you ride, and why you'd like to become one of us.
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Map of Cycling Climbs of the Dolomites and Northern Italy

Map of Cycling Climbs of the Dolomites and Northern Italy

August 30, 2019 1 min read 4 Comments

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.
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Map of The Greatest Climbs of the French Alps

Map of The Greatest Climbs of the French Alps

August 22, 2019 1 min read 3 Comments

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.
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Wahoo x Band of Climbers ROAM RIDE - The Peak District

Wahoo x Band of Climbers ROAM RIDE - The Peak District

August 19, 2019 1 min read 2 Comments

This weekend Band of Climbers supported Wahoo Fitness on 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.
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Ride the Taiwan KOM Challenge with BoC and Spice Roads

Ride the Taiwan KOM Challenge with BoC and Spice Roads

July 11, 2019 4 min read

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.
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Riding Amongst Giant Snow Walls

Riding Amongst Giant Snow Walls

June 26, 2019 3 min read

In mid-May we optimistically packed our bags and headed to the French Alps to recon the routes ahead of our first Climbers Escape Cycling Holiday later that month.

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