Watch "Ronde Van Paterberg" for Flanders build-up and atmosphere

To get a real taste of this weekend’s 101st edition of the Tour of Flanders you could do worse than checking out this great 15 minute film “Ronde Van Paterberg.” The Paterberg is one of the key climbs of this famous race, topping out at a wincing, cobbled 18%. The documentary is told purely from the spectators’ point of view as they watch the peloton tackle this often dramatic part of the race.

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The 5 Monuments - The Complete Collection

On the day of this year’s first Monument, Milan-San Remo, Gareth Llewhellin and Ride Velo are pleased to bring to you a series of limited edition and signed prints of the five most important one-day races of the calendar.

Gareth’s new image for Milan-San Remo is inspired by the freezing conditions and heavy snowfall of the 2013 edition when only half the field finished. At one point the organisers neutralised the race and riders were ordered to board team buses and transported to a restart point.

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Flanders Bike Valley, the New Silicon Valley

Everyone’s heard of Silicon Valley, right: that centre around which the world’s most influential and forward thinking high tech companies congregate, collaborate and compete? Well, Belgium has created its very own ‘Bike Valley’ on the edge of its border with Holland and Germany to emulate America's business hub. When Ride Velo popped over for Eroica Limburg earlier this month, we just had to go there to take a look.

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