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EF X Palace X Cannondale Raffle from The Pro’s Closet
Today The Pro’s Closet launched what is likely the hottest raffle on the internet. For just $10 per ticket, you can enter to win a 56cm Cannondale SuperSix EVO EF X Palace bike that was ridden in the 2020 Giro d’Italia, or EF POC Ventral Helmet and Rapha Team Jersey. Continue reading below for all of the details…
“If you could spend like an hour a day mountain biking every day for the rest of your life, you’d be a pretty happy person.” – Lachlan Morton
The EF Pro Cycling adventure duo, Alex Howes & Lachlan Morton recently put the Scalpel HT through its paces – racing and rallying through the Colorado backcountry.
Lachlan Morton Finishes the Alt Tour Ahead of Peloton, Raises £368K for World Bicycle Relief
What an amazing achievement! You can still help reach the £400k goal by visiting the World Bicycle Relief’s fundraising site. Check out the full press release below.
EF Pro Racing: the Alt Tour – Lachlan Morton’s Tour de France Self-Supported Tour
This is quite the undertaking!
“La Grande Boucle is cycling’s ultimate challenge, with the biggest audience, the toughest parcours and the most prestigious prize. From the outside, the race is a constantly moving feast of sound, colour, effort and emotion but for the racers inside the bubble, life on Tour travelling from one hotel to the next can be somewhat sterile particularly in the midst of a pandemic.
This year, for a fresh perspective on what it takes to compete at the world’s greatest bike race, Lachlan Morton is taking on his own Alt Tour. In a challenge inspired by the inaugural edition of 1903, he’ll ride every stage and every transfer completely unsupported, covering a distance of 5,500km and climbing over 65,000 metres in just 23 days. Starting just before the first stage, he’ll ride nearly double the distance and make the equivalent of an extra thirteen ascents of the Tourmalet, all with the ultimate aim of beating the peloton to Paris.
As well as a fresh perspective, Lachlan will also be riding with a new purpose. To make every kilometre he covers really count, Rapha and Education First are each donating 500 bikes to World Bicycle Relief and, with your help, we can donate even more. If you’re inspired by Lachlan’s challenge and would like to support him, you too can donate to WBR and help provide even more young people with the bikes they need to access an education.
With no teammates to shelter behind, no mechanical assistance and no rest days, the Alt Tour is Lachlan’s greatest challenge yet. How many bikes can we donate? Will Lachlan make it to Paris? And will he arrive before the peloton? There’s only one way to find out…”