Coffee Stop

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Ride Captains - an evening with Zwift

Ride Captains - an evening with Zwift

Thursday 27th November 2014

HotChillee Ride Captains enjoyed a fun evening with Zwift hosted by CycleFit. We were given a demo of the Zwift product, a new virtual indoor training software. The Ride Captains in groups of 3 then raced each other over a 5km course. With Matt Stephens commentating it was an entertaining evening.

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Continential Tyres - HotChillee

Continential Tyres - HotChillee's David 'Bull' Bryant on riding the cobbles ...

Friday 21st November 2014

I have never experienced anything like it and while I jumped into a ditch at one stage the kit stood up to everything that was asked if it. How I did not puncture is unbelievable but clearly down to the tyres. Continental GrandPrix GT 25 running about 80-85 psi. You would not believe a tyre could take that much punishment and protect the wheels, bike and rider. Conti rubber - truly awesome.

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HotChillee Coronation Double Century Teams

HotChillee Coronation Double Century Teams

Thursday 20th November 2014

We have two HotChillee teams riding the Coronation Double Century. The teams consist of a mix of pros, development riders and locals. The objective is for our top development riders to gain from the experience of the pros both on and off the bike, whilst also being competitive enough to aim for a podium finish. Last year one of our teams came third overall.

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HotChillee SA Start of Season Ride & Brunch

HotChillee SA Start of Season Ride & Brunch

Wednesday 19th November 2014

Season kick off ride and brunch. About 60+ riders set off for what turned out to be a classic day around Cape Point in three speed groups.

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Cyclosport Industry Ride - Saddle Sore by Matt

Cyclosport Industry Ride - Saddle Sore by Matt

Friday 17th October 2014

In the underground carpark of a Twickenham Hotel there was a man sitting on a chair, a man on a chair guarding (what I estimate easily to be) in excess of £150,000 of bicycle. Upstairs about 130 people drank coffee while we waited for the start of the ~40mile ride through the Surrey roads to Box Hill and back.

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Annual Cyclosport Industry Ride & Lunch 2014

Annual Cyclosport Industry Ride & Lunch 2014

Friday 17th October 2014

Over 135 figures from the cycling industry congregated in Twickenham on Thursday for the annual Cyclosport Industry Ride & Lunch, to celebrate another successful year for all things two wheels.

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From LONDON-PARIS Group 2 to USA National Champion...

From LONDON-PARIS Group 2 to USA National Champion...

Tuesday 7th October 2014

In 2012 mother of 4, Mary Breed, riding for Team Hogan Lovells with her husband completed her first HotChillee LONDON-PARIS. This inspired her so much to train and improve that she came back in 2013 to ride the event again with Hogan Lovells. She excelled and took the ICAP womens leaders jersey!

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ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 3 - Ride Captain Report

ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 3 - Ride Captain Report

Tuesday 16th September 2014

We hit the timed section quite hard, with a good break by Mr Sigma himself, Ian Whittingham. He provided the carrot for the rest to chase. And chase they did.

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ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 4 - Ride Captain Report

ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 4 - Ride Captain Report

Monday 15th September 2014

That was not the climbing done for the day but at least the steeper climbs that came later in the ride were not classified. The dynamic of the group altered slightly after lunch as we were joined by cycling royalty, Stephen Roche - at last, a fluent french speaker to chat to Severine and Denis!

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ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 1 - Ride Captain Report

ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 1 - Ride Captain Report

Friday 12th September 2014

G1 rocked to its foundations and only the strong survive. The group was noticeably smaller on the morning of the 2nd day as those who would rather enjoy their tour around the Alps made the sensible decision to try the friendly and slightly less masochistic atmosphere in G2. For the remainder it was G1 business as usual.

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