Northern Frontier Second Edition – With Added Switchbacks

Northern Frontier Second Edition – With Added Switchbacks

Last year we ran the first edition of our 4 day Northern Frontier ride as a test. The riders loved it and we first thought we’d just stick with that exact format for the second edition, but then we couldn’t resist adding something rather special.  ...
Claude’s 720km 40 hour Epic

Claude’s 720km 40 hour Epic

Sometime Velo Vietnam guide Claude Perzo is a man known for extreme cycling, but he took it to a new level on September 16 with a brutally hard ride from Hanoi to Sapa via Dien Bien Phu. Photos courtesy of Claude and Quan.  Claude rode 720km with over 10,000m of...
Podcast: Discover Vietnam with David Lloyd of Velo Vietnam

Podcast: Discover Vietnam with David Lloyd of Velo Vietnam

    This month Velo Vietnam’s David Lloyd was pleased to be invited onto the Unfound podcast by friend of Velo Vietnam and founder of the app, Jules. He talked about the genesis of the idea to create VV; the development of cycling in Vietnam; the range...
First Covid-Era Pro Race Kicks Off – In Vietnam

First Covid-Era Pro Race Kicks Off – In Vietnam

  Photo: Defending HTV winner, Javier Sarda Perez There may be no Tour, no Vuelta, no Giro this year, but here in Vietnam the postponed HTV Cup starts May 19 following no community transmissions of corona virus for four weeks. The race takes in some of the...
Vietnam’s Best Climbs: Hai Van Pass

Vietnam’s Best Climbs: Hai Van Pass

Length9.1km Avg Gradient5% Height490m This isn’t Vietnam’s hardest or longest climb, but it’s an iconic one. The Hai Van Pass is the bit of geography that has historically divided North and South. It once marked the frontier between the northern Dai...
Results – Zwift TT Battle

Results – Zwift TT Battle

The inaugural Velo Vietnam Zwift TT Battle saw 40 riders from 16 nations take on the Tempus Fugit and Bologna TT courses during the lockdown period   The first VV Zwift Battle champions to be crowned were Pete Walker (Australia) and Vi Nguyen (Vietnam &...