I'm a runner at heart but since shin splints became a big part of my life, I turned to cycling as a form of cross training. I love riding track and am a regular on the Manchester velodrome; on the road I ride a Trek Lexa and I call it Toby.
Sportful have launched their 2017 Autumn/Winter range providing the right kit to see you through the harshest of weather conditions, providing great fit, comfort and durability. Here we take a look at the key pieces to look out for during the season, many of which will be worn by the two World Tour teams Sportful sponsor, Trek-Segafredo and Bahrain Merida.
Over the course of the three-week Tour, the professional peloton will be racing for a number of jerseys. Inevitably, the best all-round rider wins the Yellow Jersey from Le Coq Sportif. All leader's jerseys are won by following the same concept and we talk you through the rules.
Santini has been the kit provider for the Giro d'Italia for over two decades. Alongside the signature Maglia Rosa and the leader's jerseys of the Tour, Santini is also launching a Capsule Collection that pays homage to the four most iconic stages of this year's Centenary edition of the Giro d'Italia.