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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...

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

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 Viet and southern Cham civilisations,...

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 &...

Must Watch FREE Cycling Documentaries on YouTube

Must Watch FREE Cycling Documentaries on YouTube

Following our Lockdown List we bring you another round of cycling viewing to keep you entertained in the absence of bike races - this time in the form of Free Cycling Documentaries on Youtube    Graeme Obree: Athlete or Genius? (14mins) “Obree’s story is the...

Velo Vietnam TT Zwift Battle

Velo Vietnam TT Zwift Battle

  Missing a bit of friendly competition with your cycling buddies? Want something to aim at? Join us for two Zwift TTs for a combined ‘GC’ result.  Never done a Zwift TT before? Most people haven't and now is your chance. Sign Up, Dig deep! SIGN UP STILL POSSIBLE...

Reviewed: Favero Assioma Power Meter

Reviewed: Favero Assioma Power Meter

The Best Power Meter You’ve Never Heard Of Velo Vietnam's David Lloyd sums up his Favero experience to date Previously I’d owned two other power meters, both of which took away from the pleasure of cycling, rather than adding to it. This was thanks to power drop outs,...

The Lockdown List – Books, Pods and Films

The Lockdown List – Books, Pods and Films

VV's Ash, David, Emma and Dale select reading, watching and listening material for your entertainment    Emma Pooley’s Picks Podcasts Science Of Ultra  Fantastically informative, zero bullshit podcast by an excellent scientist, who questions other scientists...