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Musings from a former professional team bicycle mechanic. John Sessa is a USA Cycling-certified mechanic with 15 years experience with professional racing teams.

He has worked for teams including Mercury, fakta, Rock Racing, Jelly Belly presented by Kenda and Team Type 1. He has extensive experience building bicycles, diagnosing problems and putting riders on the road to victory.

Operating as usual

The 25 most memorable races of the last 25 years

Whaddya think? Our highlights from each year since Cyclingnews' inception in 1995

Alberto Contador breaks Everesting record with time of 7:27:20 | CyclingTips

More Everest-ing. Seven-time Grand Tour winner, Alberto Contador, has set a new Everesting record in a time of 7 hours, 27 minutes and 20 seconds. The record, set on

Chris Froome leaves Ineos for Israel Start-Up Nation

Whoa! Four-time Tour de France winner to leave at the end of 2020 after contract not extended

How retired great Sean Yates lives off-the-grid in southern Spain –

Love this guy. Four years after an agriculture accident nearly took his life, Brit Sean Yates lives a rustic lifestyle without electricity or running water in the Spanish countryside.

Former Shimano Chairman Yoshizo Shimano passed away | SHIMANO

Pour one for Shimano.
Respect. OSAKA, JAPAN July 6, 2020 - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our Chairman Emeritus and former Chairman Yoshizo Shimano. Yoshizo died of chronic heart failure at the age of 85 on July 3, 2020.The contributions he made to Shimano's business cannot be measured and his impact....

Time to ride the future


The alternative to gridlocked freeways and overflowing subways. Time to ride the future. The new electric VanMoof S3 & X3 are the world’s most advanced e-bik...

Lachlan Morton's Kokopelli Adventure

More Lachlan.

The Kokopelli Trail is usually a 3-day feat from Moab, UT to Loma, CO. Lachlan Morton finished it in one and on his terms: pushing the limits on his bike wit...

Chris Hoy tells middle aged men to stop wearing Lycra cycling kit

May have posted this the first time around. Chris Hoy was a legend in Lycra and now has his own cycling clothing and bike brands. But he has a no-nonsense approach to MAMILs - middle aged men in Lycra

Why You Shouldn't Set Your Road Bike Up Like A Pro Cyclist

Good advice.

Professional cyclists have their bikes set up on the extreme end of the spectrum where speed and comfort meet, balancing aerodynamics and the ability to ride...

Lachlan Morton breaks Everesting record with second attempt –

Impressive! Australian rider confirmed by Everesting overseers to have bettered Keegan Swenson's time by over 10 minutes.

The Outer Line: A missed warning signal –

Interesting. During the Tour de France 25 years ago, pro cycling missed an important early warning signal about the escalating impact of EPO on the peloton.

Ireland’s Green Party Leader, A Former Bike Shop Owner, Secures ‘Astonishing’ Boost For Walking And Cycling

🙌 In the new coalition government, Eamon Ryan could become deputy prime minister —Tánaiste—the first former bike shop owner elevated to such a national leadership role.

Aussie Morton breaks Everesting world record

Wow! Another great ride! Australian pro cyclist Lachlan Morton now holds the world record in Everesting after covering the required 8,848m of altitude in 7 hours, 32 minutes, 54 seconds.

The UCI just gave its highest award to this crackpot dictator | CyclingTips

What?!? Last week was a big week for Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the president of Turkmenistan. The former dentist had a packed schedule of days full of adoration from his constituents, and rousing parades along the highways of the glitteringly white, eerily quiet capital city of Ashkabat. These long days of...

The Power List: The 50 most influential people in cycling

Justin Williams, No. 9.🙌 The riders, managers, agents, and stakeholders who pull the strings of the sport


It is the World Bicycle Day today.

One of the legends in pro cycling, Eddy Merckx has once said.

"Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride."

A good word for today. So even if it is just a trip around the block, let us all get on our bikes today.



Learn More: More trips by bike make for a better world. Replace one car trip each week with a bike trip, and tag a photo of your ride with #GoByBike to inspi...

ESPN’s latest ’30 For 30′ shows Americans are done with Lance Armstrong: Column Evidence: The low ratings and buzz for the two-part documentary on the disgraced cycling champion. The second part airs Sunday night.

Whatever happened to: Rock Racing 2008

Still have mixed feelings about my time with the team. Tour Qinghai Lake was definitely a high point. Michael Ball's edgy team shook up the cycling world but burnt out fast

Bill’s excellent adventure The lay of the land in 1995 and how one man changed cycling reporting forever


A good read. I enjoyed the brief time together at Jelly Belly. What a shame that he had this terrible accident. The 201o Giro KoM win­ner talks about the hit-and-run that al­most killed him

Lance Armstrong admits that doping could have caused his testicular cancer Disgraced Texan admits he first doped when he was 21 and a neo-pro


It’s not every day you see a mantis riding a bike 🚲

Biker Films Insane 60m Bike Dam Drop In Slovenia

What?!?!?! Worth watching again and again... Primoz Ravnik decided it would be cool to ride down a dam wall and film it from loads of angles, 'cos why not?! He wouldn't want to get this wrong - imagine the gravel rash after a 60m slide and burn! An oldy but a goody.

This Bicycle Day, Celebrate Albert Hofmann’s Psychedelic Discovery

Trippy. Can't travel? Take a different kind of trip

Keirin School: Inside the strict and secret world of bicycle racing in Japan

👍 Keirin racing in Japan is a big business that is rich in traditions too. Its intriguing world says a lot about our Olympics hosts.

Tour de France 2020: 29th August to 20th september - Tour de France 2020

It's official! August start date. Following the President’s address on Monday evening, where large-scale events were banned in France until mid-July as a part of the fight against the spread o

The Backwards Brain Bicycle - Smarter Every Day 133

The backwards brain bicycle.

Get your own here ⇒ ⇐ Shirt: I give talks: Patreon Support Li...

Report: Tour de France to run in August, Vuelta in September, Giro in October | CyclingTips

Interesting... Spanish newspaper Marca reports that revised dates have been set for this season's three Grand Tours. According to the daily sports paper, race organisers are planning for the Tour de France to be moved to August 2-25 (from June 27-July 19), the Vuelta a Espana to be shifted back from August to Sept...

De Gendt trash-talks 'virtual Flanders' competitors: I hope the Bkool system can handle my power

DeGendt gets cheeky. Belgian pulled from Zwift race this week for going too fast

Landa takes an axe to home trainer - Video

Enough trainer time! Bahrain McLaren rider jokingly vents his anger about cycling lockdown

A July Tour de France would be akin to 'crime against humanity' says former French sports minister

Madness! 'It's madness, there are too many risks' says Douillet

De Gendt pulled from Zwift race for going too fast

The Zwift police. 'I just did the numbers that I more or less push in a race'

Top 10 cycling doping excuses |

No, really... From sick puppies to missing twins

Attila Valter proposes new way to help pass time on home trainer

To pass the time. CCC Team rider balances seven toilet rolls on back in 'toileTTpaperchallenge'

Our Story

John Sessa is a USA Cycling-certified mechanic with 15+ years experience with professional racing teams. He has worked for teams including Mercury, Fakta, Rock Racing, Jelly Belly, Team Type 1 and Amore & Vita. Now he is busy helping raise two boys and working to book cycling trips in France and beyond.

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