Outskirts III: The Shadow of the East·東方謎影
Last summer, Rapha took three riders on a ten day road trip to explore the best of the state's cycling, from the iconic Independence Pass to hidden gems on the far side of the Rockies.
Rapha Mondial: JMH
In the latest Mondial long read, we hear the story of James Mark Hayden, the fastest man across Europe.
Riding the Pendulum
Since May 2016, an anonymous writer has been penning a series of diary entries about long-distance riding for Rapha. In this piece we reveal his name.
Outskirts: Route 66是Rapha的一部強檔長片，跟拍四位騎士騎車橫越美國的史詩性冒險旅程。這部片子由Builder’s Tea所作曲的影片配樂是以泱泱美國公路為靈感，歷經漫漫長路所創作出來的，Stuart Downie寫道。
Rapha Mondial: Words on the Street
Painting the roads of the climbs has long been a part of cycling culture, but do professional racers notice the messages of encouragement written by fans? Mondial spoke to former and current riders David Millar, Lachlan Morton and Ian Boswell to find out.
Rapha Mondial: Rocks of Ages
We ride events such as the Etape not just to pedal in the tracks of our heroes but to answer the call of the mountains. In this piece from the Mondial Archives, Julian Hoffman explores why mountains occupy such a special place in the human imagination.
Rapha Mondial: Plains, Trains and Automobiles
In a long read from the Mondial Archives, Richard Grant delves into the restless spirit of Americana and the answers that the road can offer up to travellers.
Rapha Mondial: A Revolutionary Vehicle
In this long read from the Mondial archives, author Jon Day looks at how the bicycle has helped us find the answer to social, cultural and political questions for more than a century.
Rapha Mondial: Let's Get Lost
This week’s selection from the Mondial archive investigates themes very pertinent to Explore: are we too reliant on GPS navigation and is it changing our brains in ways we don’t yet understand? Science writer and broadcaster Kat Arney investigates.
Rapha Mondial: Time Out of Mind
Richard Askwith’s article from Mondial issue 005, turns its focus inwards and asks, what insights do we get when we look at how the brain responds when the body is pushed past normal physical limits?
Rapha Mondial: Kings of the Mountains
In our latest publication from the Mondial Archive, we examine the wildlife revealed through exploration first published in Mondial 001.
Rapha Mondial: Lightspeed
As Rapha explores the theme of exploration, we are publishing an extraordinary account of adventure cycling in the 1980s from Mondial Four.
The Distance Diaries: Part 5
‘The Distance Diaries’ is a series of journals penned anonymously by a randonneur who, now on the other side of corrective hip surgery, is battling with re-entry into the sport he loves.
Famed for winter sports, the Austrian Alps offer a cache of hidden gems for discerning riders.
For Drew Ginn, Jesse Carlsson, Katya Crema and Tony D’Alberto, dedication to a goal has shaped their lives.
The Distance Diaries: Part 4
‘The Distance Diaries’ is a series of journals penned anonymously by a randonneur kept from the sport he loves by a hip injury. In this installment, he reflects on his recent operation and the long road to recovery.
The Distance Diaries: Part 3
‘The Distance Diaries’ is a series of journals penned anonymously by a randonneur who, kept from the sport he loves by a hip injury, is now preparing to undergo surgery.
The Distance Diaries: Part 2
A few months on from the first entry in 'The Distance Diaries', our rider laments a long-term injury, and the mental challenge of being in limbo.
The Distance Diaries: Part 1
Long-distance riding offers more time for reflection than any other discipline in the sport. The first installment of 'The Distance Diaries' penned by an anonymous randonneur is a revealing and personal tale of the obsession behind distance.
Thrivor presents No Plan B: From Cancer to Corsica
A powerful half-hour film documenting one man's experience of his body at war with itself.
A Letter To Cancer
One man’s open letter to the unrelenting disease afflicting his body and his decision to beat it.
Women’s Winter Cross
Rejecting the misery of winter and embracing the cold is what cyclocross is all about. Without traffic or road signs, you are free to roam.
Two Broad Arrows
Rapha and RSA Films present three short films inspired by the people, places and stories of road racing.
Davis and Connie
This film, produced by Rapha and Ben Ingham, is about two of America’s finest and most inspiring road racers, Davis Phinney and Connie Carpenter-Phinney.
Knock for Knock
Visual artist Antony Crook, in collaboration with Rapha and RSA Films, presents Knock for Knock.
For quite some time I had heard murmurings about ‘The Collector’, an intriguing Singapore character with a magnificent bicycle collection to match.
Five Rapha riders set out to ride the Paris-Roubaix parcours in early March 2011 as preparation for the inaugural Paris-Roubaix Sportive to be held one day before the pro event.