On Saturday 12th June we hosted the 2nd event in our Toughest Group Ride Tour, this time in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. YouTuber and lover of hills, Katie Kookaburra planned an incredible route, and rode with us over a testing course. Watch Katie's video, and learn more about Band of Climbers and our group rides this summer.
Stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia was all set to be one of the toughest in years. Over 5000m of climbing, across 3 of our favourite Dolomites ascents. The Passo Pordoi, Fedaia, and Giau. But the weather had other ideas.
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.