The Band of Climbers Elevation Club. Join a global community of riders who love to climb, to push themselves to ride higher, steeper and further across all terrains. Earn reward points called metres, and the more metres you gain, the more the more the rewards you'll receive.
Europe's toughest sportive just got tougher. Switzerland's Tour des Stations is back for 2021, with an even tougher route for the Ultrafondo. So tough in fact, that it climbs the same elevation as Mount Everest, in a 242km course.
Have we discovered the world's toughest 100km cycling route? With 4480m of elevation, this could well be the toughest 100km ride anywhere in the world.
One Man. One Climb. One Goal. The climb of Lysebotn in Norway is one of Europe's most beautiful, climbs, it's also one of Europe's best kept secrets. This is a story about one man's mission to take the Strava KOM
This September, complete the Band of Climbers September Summits Challenge, and unlock a £40* discount code to spend on Band of Climbers apparel or gifts. Complete any ride with over 2000m of climbing, and the code is yours.
Packing over 3000m (over 10,000ft) of elevation into just 100km of riding can be relatively common in the Alps or Dolomites. That can be achieved with 2 or 3 long climbs. But in the UK, it's almost unheard of. That is unless you live in Sheffield, and your name is Mark.
If you're like us and have spent countless hours on Zoom over the past few weeks or months, we thought you might like some fresh backgrounds to raise your zoom game to new heights. We've made a series of our favourite images available to download for free as zoom backgrounds.