We don’t make spurious claims about how our products can improve your performance based on flawed pseudo-science, we won’t add the latest superfood supplement to our products just for the sake of it, and we will definitely never compromise on the quality of the ingredients we use. What we do guarantee though is that by taking a natural and holistic approach to your nutrition you will be a healthier athlete in the long-term, and the benefits of that are enormous - you will feel more energised, recover faster, and heal more quickly from injury.
As individual athletes, we’ve always taken the food that we eat pretty seriously. We’ve always aimed to have a balanced healthy diet and wanted to make sure that our food was as healthy and natural as possible – the odd cake or gelato aside! It just seemed obvious that eating high-quality nutritious foods whenever possible was the best thing to do to stay as healthy as possible. We struggled to find sports nutrition products that met our needs for when we were training or racing. What was available was loaded with chemicals and refined sugars, cheap ingredients that claimed to ‘deliver’ energy fast with seemingly no thought given to how damaging this could be to your long-term health. They also just didn’t taste great and were often hard to eat or digest, leaving us feeling sick and bloated. So, we resorted to doing things the ‘old fashioned’ way, the way that cyclists of a bygone era had done, eating dried fruits, nuts, bananas – simple real food. We soon found that by consuming the right balance of natural wholefoods we were still able to perform just as well as when using chemically enhanced products but felt healthier in general and recovered much faster.
Rawvelo was born from this need, this desire to be clean athletes, to eat the most nutritious food we can to fuel our sport. A belief that there is a different way to do things, a way that takes into account the long term nutritional benefits of what we eat, a way that is not just about fuel in equals energy out regardless of consequences.
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Where are you watching the @liegebastognel this Sunday?! We’ll be showing it #LIVE from 1 o’clock! Not only that though... @rawvelo will be with us all Sunday handing out free samples & doing bits! Be sure to come down & meet the guys!
G!RO CYCLES of Esher, Surrey hosted a weekend long event celebrating all things endurance cycling. The primary focus being the Trans Continental Race, insightful stories and expert advice were shared by previous participants regaling both the highs and the lows. Brand representatives from Apidura, Sportful and Curve Cycling were on hand to answer product related questions; making the connection between
man rider and machine.
Sunday was an opportunity for customers and friends of G!RO CYCLES to ride with Kristof Allegaert; a former winner of the Trans Continental and this is where this photographic story begins. (Photo credit: Taylor Tulip-Close)
Today Curve Cycling is excited to announce that Kristof Allegaert has joined the Curve squad.
So with all this great news we're also very excited to announce Kristof will be riding with us here at G!RO on the 1st July! On the 29th, 30th June and 1st July, we are having a Transcontinental Road Race extravaganza and will be welcoming Apidura on the Friday, a Curve Demo day on the Saturday and a ride out with Kristof on the Sunday! It's going to be a be a big one and you'd be crazy to miss it! More details to follow soon...
Picture the scene. It’s a hot sweltering day. You’re out on a ride in need of refreshment. Something only a caffeine based drink will satisfy. Alas, a hot coffee won’t butter no parsnips. What do you do?! Decide on a drink that has the potential to refresh but also the potential to make you bonk on the home straight!? Don’t be ridiculous. Embrace what is the ever growing cold coffee world!
Find out about our favourite Cold Coffee brew methods and try them at home! The Cold Coffee Takeover!