The Big Sommet AFGO

The Big Sommet AFGO

March 08, 2019

Nick Frendo has been a friend of G!RO for a few years now, and after starting his latest company Sommet, we were fortunate to join him on two unforgettable trips to Girona over the past two years. This year marks a very different year for Nick and a very different goal on two wheels for 2019... A goal that will champion and highlight men's mental health and wellness & we are so honoured to support him in what is set to be an incredible year. Nick was kind enough to share his journey in this latest blog. Be sure to follow Nick and support him this year.

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Goal setting: what does the Science say?

Goal setting: what does the Science say?

February 12, 2019

Introducing Danny Roberts-Clarke, our G!RO resident coach and one of our racers, this guy has a wealth of experience when it comes to all things athletic performance and sports science. In part one of a new science and coaching based series, Danny introduces the idea of Goal setting and how you can utilise this as the new best weapon in your arsenal. It also gives you an insight into how the man himself works and methods he prescribes within his coaching. A very interesting read and we look forward to more... Enjoy!

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Zero Neuf – Experts in Escapism

Zero Neuf – Experts in Escapism

January 24, 2019

Cloudy, gloomey winter got those feelings of wanderlust way above threshold?! Well, maybe stories of escape and adventure are what you desire. We can’t offer a solution but we certainly love to hear about destinations and people that can help to inspire your next adventure. Recently, our man @jmeolssn had the chance to visit the gorgeous Ariége region of France, staying in the foothills of the Pyrénées with friends of G!RO @zeroneufcycling. From the sounds of it, Jamie had an awesome week sampling the best France has to offer with the help of the brilliant Mike and Joss, so have a read as these guys may hold the key to the next escapade you were craving.

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My First Week on the Curve Belgie Disc – A Homage to Titanium

My First Week on the Curve Belgie Disc – A Homage to Titanium

December 10, 2018

As part of my recent EPIC trip to Thailand with Attaquer and Union 71, thanks to Jordan and Curve Cycling, I was able to take our very special custom painted G!RO Curve Belgie Disc to give it a proper road test. To coincide with my first trip to Asia, I was to be logging my heavy mileage week on a titanium bike for the first time. A week of pretty exciting firsts lie ahead and I was keen to find out more about the fabled material that is titanium.

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Doi Inthanon - Thailand's Highest Peak with Attaquer & Union 71

Doi Inthanon - Thailand's Highest Peak with Attaquer & Union 71

December 04, 2018

Recently, I was lucky enough to be invited by our good friends Attaquer to Thailand to sample some of the riding with their crew from Australia and friends in Chiang Mai. Here’s a little piece I wrote about day 4 of the trip, an unexpectedly brutal day on the bike that featured the biggest climb I’d ever done. This little excursion up was up Doi Inthanon, Thailand’s highest peak that featured the incredibly challenging combo of savage gradients and altitude. The result being one of the most rewarding rides I’ve ever had the pleasure of undertaking, as well as banking some serious winter training.

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Movember - Henry Whicheloe's Story

Movember - Henry Whicheloe's Story

November 24, 2018

It’s always been about the ride.

From a young age, cycling has been part of my life. My grandad cycled the track at Herne Hill during the ’40s, which is also where I saw Bradley Wiggins race for the first time.

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ROMANCE X FELIPE PANTONE

ROMANCE X FELIPE PANTONE

November 23, 2018

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Proudly Announcing – Workshop Coffee at G!RO

August 31, 2018

We are so stoked to formally announce that our coffee will now be supplied by the amazing guys down at Workshop Coffee, based in Bethnal Green, London. We are super excited to be working with Workshop, not only because of the quality of coffee that they produce but the shared idea and the support they will give us to bring you the best coffee possible! If that wasn’t enough, we will be the only place you can come and enjoy Workshop Coffee in Surrey, that’s right, we’re EXCLUSIVE BABY!! In all seriousness, we are really excited to see this new relationship blossom to take us to the next level and have no doubt you will love the end results.

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G!RO CYCLES ULTRA DISTANCE CYCLING WEEKEND

July 05, 2018

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)

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BELGIAN ULTRA-ENDURANCE CYCLING LEGEND, KRISTOF ALLEGAERT HAS JOINED THE CURVE SQUAD.

June 15, 2018

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...

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The Cold Coffee Takeover

June 07, 2018

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!

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The Three Lakes

May 18, 2018

We we would be nothing without people. We pride ourselves on the relationships that we've jointly created, from the people that walk / cycle through our door to the amazing brands and companies that we work with. This has allowed our cycling community to blossom due to the basic principles that we share. Jon Skinner and Paolo Mariani are the absolute definition of this! We're fortunate enough for them to share their company and riding with us. This is their #ridewithmates Cycling Trip to 'The Three Lakes' of Verona, Italy.

"Jon and I met through the fantastic Giro Cycles community. Both of us have similar goals of what we want to get out from cycling - meaningwe rarely disagree on anything about adventures however, for everything else it’s a different story."

 

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