If you’re struggling for motivation on the bike or perhaps looking for inspiration for your next cycling holiday, get yourself on Instagram!
There are thousands of cyclists sharing beautiful cycling photography, adventures, and landscapes from all over the world. Whether you’re a roadie, enjoy gravel riding, or prefer mountain biking, there’s a handful of accounts you should be following.
This blog post will highlight our top ten picks — there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a weekend rider or you’re training for an event.
Best for crazy challenges and epic adventures.
Chris is one of our Styrkr athletes and also hosts The Destination Next podcast. Follow along Chris’ endurance adventures, from Badlands to exploring the lake district and everything in between. And let’s not forget his heroic charity events, including his insane attempt to climb the height of Everest every day for seven days for Movember.
2. Kim Gintrand
Best for gravel lifestyle and worldwide travel.
If you’re a fan of gravel riding, you should follow Kim Gintrand. Kim shares her epic gravel journeys in countries such as Finland, Turkey, Andorra, and Corsica. You’re in for some stunning scenery, some steep climbs, and plenty of motivation if you’re looking to plan a trip with your bike.
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Martijn, who also goes by Fernwee on Instagram and Youtube, creates weekly videos about cycling. The cinematography is fantastic, showing amazing routes in the Netherlands and worldwide. When watching, you’ll immediately feel a part of the Ride Beyond Crew — a group of friends who love pushing boundaries — and you get to explore not only some of the best road rides in the world, but also, more recently, gravel events and excursions off the beaten track.
4. Danny MacAskill
Best known for street tricks and epic video collaborations with Red Bull.
If you’ve ever seen a man riding his bike on a handrail next to a canal, jumping park benches, or doing backflips in a Red Bull helmet, then you’ve probably seen Danny MacAskill.
Danny shot to fame back in 2009 with a highlight reel filmed by Dave Sowerby doing stunts filmed at popular landmarks in Edinburgh. The movie was for the Inspired Bicycles brand and was viewed more than 39 million times.
More recently, on Danny’s Instagram, he’s been doing a few tricks in the Red Bull Formula One pit lane and, as usual, working on some awesome new projects!
5. INEOS Grenadiers
Best insight into elite cycling.
Previously known as Team Sky, the INEOS Grenadiers Instagram contains the latest on the most popular road, track, and Cyclo-cross events. Follow your favourite riders and gain a much-wanted insight into one of the most acclaimed professional cycling teams
Best community feel.
If it’s not on Strava, it never happened. Well, if you’re not following Strava on Instagram, you’re missing out on a handful of motivation, inspiring stories, and tips from elite cyclists and other athletes.
7. Tiffany Cromwell
Best insight into the life of a professional female cyclist.
Tiffany Cromwell is a professional cyclist for the women’s Canyon SRAM team. Catch up on pre and post-race thoughts, motivational stories about how Tiffany got into women’s cycling, and witness first-hand some epic road and gravel training rides from all over the world.
For those also into Formula One, Tiffany’s partner is Valterri Bottas, driver for Alfa Romeo. That means plenty of travel, insights into the world of motorsport, and in the case of Austria, a trip to the track via some of the most stunning roads in the world.
8. Chris Froome
Best recovery motivation.
A man who needs no introduction — Chris Froome has documented his recovery journey following his almost fatal crash at The Dauphiné back in 2019.
Get a transparent glimpse into the life of one of the greatest road cyclists of our generation, who, for the last few years, has been on an insane recovery journey. And now, he’s working his way back to the top of Elite road cycling.
You can also follow Chris on Youtube, where you can find more on his injury and recovery, alongside gym fitness tips, insights into the professional tour, and Vo2 max testing in Israel.
9. Liz Hughes
Best for gravel and mountain biking content.
Liz is another one of our Styrkr athletes and also a cycling coach and MTB guide. Catch up on some epic bikepacking in Wales, follow along for some race prep for events such as the ultra-distance gravel race known as Badlands, and don’t miss out on those epic multi-day adventures.
10. Julia Alina Schuler
Best for stunning photography meets performance.
Meet Julia, a German rider who also studies sports science. Julia’s page is full of stunning cycling photography, showing us the best of Mainz, Germany, and bringing us along a few group rides and even the odd insight into her sports degree at the University of MAINZ.
And finally, follow the official STYRKR™ instagram page and be the first to know about our new products, athlete stories, and training advice. You’ll also see more of our Styrkr athletes, and you can even shop your favourite products in one place.
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