Category Archives: Cycling Events

Eroica Britannia – a tale of the ride and the festival.

Victor & Liberty spent a marvellous weekend at the Eroica Britannia festival. Paul – or Victor, as we like to think of him – escaped from work for a few hours to take part in one of the rides. He looked every inch the L’Eroica part in his Creux Director Sportif merino vintage tee and his Walz cap. (He wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Timeless cycling chic: styling it up for L’Eroica Britannia

It might just be the classiest cycling event of the year. L’Eroica Britannia, a weekend celebration of all things vintage and groovy, takes place from 19-21 June in Bakewell, nestled in the heart of the beautiful Peak District. Victor & Liberty had a ball last year, and we’re really excited to be taking part in 2015’s bigger and better version. … Continue reading

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Liberty’s First Audax

Spring 2012 I decided to step up a gear and plunge right in at the endurance distance deep end and partake in the legendary ‘Spring into the Dales’ Audax, setting off from Hebden Bridge and doing as the title suggests riding out into the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. I’d heard a bit about Audax – primarily, ‘its not a race’, ‘there … Continue reading

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The Hour Record

So The Jensie did it! The mighty Jens Voigt just told his legs to shut up and in doing so he totally smashed the hour record. Jens covered 51.115km in one hour in front of an audience of 1600 people  at the Velodrome Suisse and millions worldwide. He beat records previously set by some of the giants of the cycling … Continue reading

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Up The Buttress Cobbled Hill Climb

This annual event is great fun and is rapidly becoming a ‘must have’ in any keen rider/masochist’s diary! Up The Buttress takes place in Hebden Bridge, home of legendary climbs and with more cobbles than you can shake a stick at.  Paris Roubaix pah! Our cobbles make their pave look like nowt. The 1 in 5 gradient incline is so … Continue reading

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