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  • A day in history: The epic 2013 Milan-San Remo
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th March 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Mar 2018 Cyclist take a look back at one of the most epic races of the modern era, the 2013 Milan-San Remo The 2013 Milan-San Remo was one of the greatest races of the modern era. Not so much for an epic battle between riders that culminated in a nail biting finish but for the biblical weather conditions that battered the peloton along the way.Held […]

  • Marcel Kittel to make debut at Milan-San Remo
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th March 2018 at 11:45 am

    Joe Robinson 13 Mar 2018 German sprinter to lead Katush-Alpecin at the first Monument of the year Only a week after taking his first victory on Italian soil, Marcel Kittel (Katusha-Alepcin) has confirmed his debut at Milan-San Remo this Saturday.The German will make his first appearance at the the Monument usually referred to as the "sprinters' classic" due to […]

  • Fernando Gaviria out of Milan-San Remo with broken hand
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 5:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 Crash at Tirreno-Adriatico rules Colombian out of Spring Classics campaign Fernando Gaviria has been ruled out of Saturday's Milan-San Remo after braking his hand on Stage 6 of Tirreno-Adriatico. The Quick-Step Floors riders will require surgery to his hand which will likely prevent him from riding for four weeks, subsequently ruling him […]

  • Watch: Was Graham Obree an aerodynamic genius or supreme athlete?
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 Twice world hour record holder, Graeme Obree finally finds out how aerodynamic his innovative positions were Graeme Obree was truly a man ahead of his time. With a bike built from an old washing machine and two revolutionary riding positions, the Scot managed to set the World Hour Record twice and become World Champion on the track twice.These […]

  • Nice to host 2020 Tour de France Grand Depart
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 12:11 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 The Grand Boucle will return to the French Riviera for first time since 2013 Nice will host the Grand Depart of the 2020 Tour de France with the race returning to the shores of the French Riviera city for the first time since 2013.The announcement comes after the climax of an enthralling 2018 Paris-Nice yesterday in which a gutsy, […]

  • Should Chris Froome be worried about form ahead of Giro-Tour double attempt?
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 11:34 am

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 As he continues to lose time at Tirreno-Adriatico, the sheer size of Froome's 2018 season could be At 31st on General Classification and 9 minutes adrift of race leader and teammate Michal Kwiatkowski with two stages remaining, the 2018 Tirreno-Adriatico has been one to forget for Chris Froome (Team Sky).Whether it be bad form, a matter […]

  • Lizzie Deignan: Equal prize money is 'more than a gesture'
    Posted by jackew on 9th March 2018 at 11:05 am

    Laura Laker 9 Mar 2018 Lizzie Deignan talks about the importance of the prize money and coverage parity of the Women's Tour 'Hello, I got a missed call from this number.''Yes, it’s Lizzie Deignan,' says the voice of the 2015 World Road Race Champion. I don’t know why I’m surprised; I was told by her people she’d try to call.The Boels […]

  • Comment: Whatever happens now, cycling in the UK will always be indebted to Sir Bradley Wiggins
    Posted by jackew on 9th March 2018 at 10:42 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 12 Mar 2018 Clouds are gathering over Bradley Wiggins, but cycling in the UK will always owe him for its growth since 2012 For some time now, questions have been piling up about the practices of Team Sky with regards to the career and victories of Sir Bradley Wiggins. Ever since the story about the infamous jiffy bag was first broken by Matt […]

  • Cyclist Track Day Focus: Your chance to ride the Specialized Tarmac SL6
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th March 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 Mar 2018 One of the pro peloton's most winning bikes will be on offer for you to ride at the Cyclist Track Day The Specialized S-Works Tarmac is a bike that is designed to win. Simply no other frame has taken the same number of wide varied victories as this do-all bike from the American brand.The 2015 Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana, 2017 Tour of […]

  • Report your local pothole on National Pothole Day
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th March 2018 at 11:53 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Mar 2018 Cyclist urges you to take some time out of your day to report your local pothole With today being National Pothole Day, the team here at Cyclist are urging you to report the worst roads in your area to your local council. Potholes are the bane of most road users' existence but they reserve a special place in the world of cyclists who […]

  • Lappartient calls for Team Sky investigation, team will 'welcome any review'
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th March 2018 at 10:11 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Mar 2018 Head of UCI calls for Sutton to explain his comments and for a new investigation to be launched Team Sky have responded to calls by UCI president David Lappartient for a new investigation into the Bradley Wiggins jiffy bag scandal by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation, saying they 'welcome any review'. In an interview with the […]

  • Ovo Energy Women's Tour to offer equal prize money
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 7 Mar 2018 The race will now offer €90,000 total prize money, up from €35,000 The 2018 Women's Tour will now offer prize money equal to that of the Men's Tour of Britain after title sponsor Ovo Energy increased its commitment to the five-stage event. The news came at the route presentation which was hosted in the Houses of […]

  • Tanja Erath: 'No second thoughts' when joining Canyon-SRAM after winning Zwift Academy
    Posted by jackew on 7th March 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 8 Mar 2018 Former triathlete surprised herself by winning the Zwift Academy, but there was never any doubt that she'd take her place on Canyon-SRAM Back in December, Tanja Erath became the second winner of the Zwift Academy, earning a one-year professional contract with Canyon-SRAM. She followed in the footsteps of inaugural winner Leah […]

  • Mark Cavendish over time limit in Tirreno-Adriatico TTT after heavy fall
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 2:20 pm


  • Ride on this ultra-light, beautifully finished carbon saddle
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Joe Robinson 8 Mar 2018 From German component brand Beast, check out the ultra-light, ultra-cool Pure saddle If you are looking to shed some weight from your bike and make it look that bit slicker, look no further than the Beast Pure carbon saddle.Made in Germany by small component brand Beast, the Pure saddle is ultra-light, hitting just 94g on the Cyclist scales. […]

  • Wout van Aert posts extraordinary Strade Bianche ride to Strava
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 11:07 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Mar 2018 A gruelling day in the saddle produced some epic stats for van Aert's Strava feed Wout van Aert uploaded his incredible Strade Bianche third place ride to Strava, however failed to take any King of the Mountains due to the epic wet and muddy weather.Simply entitling the ride 'Strade Bianche', van Aert recorded some impressive stats […]

  • One rider will win height in beer at Tour de Yorkshire
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 10:17 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Mar 2018 Black Sheep Brewery offers height in beer to first rider to pass sprint point on Stage 4 to Leeds Riders heading to the Tour de Yorkshire in May have been given extra motivation to get into the day's break on Stage 4 from Halifax to Leeds.That's because Black Sheep Beer, recently announced as the official brewery of the race, will be […]

  • Watch: Specialized raises the Classics excitement with intriguing tyre video
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th March 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 Long-serving Quick-Step mechanic Kurt Roose talks us through the perfect method to gluing tubular tyres If we were not already excited enough for the Spring Classics campaign, this latest video from the team at Specialized has almost tipped us over that cobbled edge with its latest video on tubular tyres. We are taken in to the dark and […]

  • Young squad for Team England at Commonwealth Games
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th March 2018 at 10:41 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 Adam Blythe and Hayley Simmonds bring experience to young squad heading to Gold Coast Team England has announced a young squad to tackle the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia in April. The team will consist of 27 riders across the track, road cycling, para-cycling and mountain biking disciplines. Defending champion […]

  • 'Your guess was as good as mine': Wiggins on jiffy bag contents
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th March 2018 at 10:18 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 Wiggins speaks out after damning report while Brailsford stays silent After long-promising to have his say once the department of culture, media and sport committee released its report, Sir Bradley Wiggins has again asserted he '100% did not cheat' yet failed to shed any more light onto the contents of the jiffy bag at the 2011 Criterium de […]

  • Watch: Kinesis Tripster takes two routes for a cup of coffee
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th March 2018 at 5:26 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 One bike, two routes, Kinesis shows the versatility of its Tripster in new video Kinesis has released a brand new video to show the versatility of its Tripster all-road bike and also helped show us that you can get coffee in more places than your local cafe.In this short film through the South Downs, two riders take the same Kinesis Tripster meet […]

  • Astana future secured but salaries under review
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th March 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Joe Robinson 5 Mar 2018 Kazakh culture and sport ministry assume funding of cycling team but could see salaries cut The future of the Astana cycling team has been secured as the Kazakh culture and sport ministry has assumed control of the team from the Samruk-Kazyna national welfare fund. However, it was confirmed that the salaries of the team's top earners would […]

  • Doping documentary 'Icarus' wins Oscar
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th March 2018 at 12:17 pm

    Joe Robinson 5 Mar 2018 From doping for the Haute Route to exposing the state-sponsored Russian doping programme Groundbreaking doping documentary 'Icarus' has won the Academy Award for best documentary, becoming the first Netflix-backed film to win the documentary Oscar. The brainchild of director Bryan Fogel and producer Dan Cogan, the feature film […]

  • Parliamentary select committee report calls for complete ban on corticosteroids
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th March 2018 at 11:08 am

    Joe Robinson 5 Mar 2018 Select Committee calls for complete ban on corticosteroids and Tramadol following 'Doping in Sport' report The same Select Committee report that slammed Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky for the use of corticosteroids ahead of the 2012 Tour de France has also called for the wholesale ban of the drug. The 'Combating Doping in Sport' report […]

  • Team Sky 'crossed the ethical line' says select committee in anti-doping report
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th March 2018 at 12:40 am

    Joe Robinson 5 Mar 2018 Report could act as final blow for Team Sky suggesting Wiggins took performance-enhancing drugs to win Tour de France The much awaited government report into 'doping in sport' has suggested that Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins abused Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) for performance enhancing drugs to win the 2012 Tour de France.The […]

  • Strade Bianche 2018: Tiesj Benoot unmatched as he leaves all rivals behind
    Posted by jackew on 3rd March 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 3 Mar 2018 Tiesj Benoot had his work cut out to catch the leaders but once he was back in touch he attacked and went away to the win Tiesj Benoot (Lotto-Soudal) won the 2018 Strade Bianche after chasing up to and then attacking the breakaway. The leading pair until that point had been Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) […]

  • Strade Bianche 2018: Anna van der Breggen goes solo to take the win
    Posted by jackew on 3rd March 2018 at 11:46 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 3 Mar 2018 Anna van der Breggen left it quite late but her attack paid off as she rode away to the win Anna van der Breggan (Boels Dolmans) won the 2018 Strade Bianche on a day that was marked by heavy rain throughout, turning the famous white roads into slimy mudbaths.The race marked the beginning of the 2018 Women's WorldTour.Elisa […]

  • Fabian Cancellara’s predictions for the Spring Classics
    Posted by jackew on 2nd March 2018 at 3:57 pm

    Tobias Mews 2 Mar 2018 An insight into the one-day races from the man who knows them best Fabian Cancellara is arguably the greatest one-day racer of this generation. He has seven Monument Classics to his name, as well as a host of smaller one-day victories. That’s on top of four Time-Trial World Championship wins, two Olympic gold medals and countless […]

  • First look: Poc Ventral helmet
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd March 2018 at 3:17 pm

    Joe Robinson Friday, March 2, 2018 - 15:38 A new do-all helmet for all occasions from the Swedish helmet giants €299 We are picky bunch us cyclists. Firstly, we want the option of a helmet that is ultra-lightweight, heavily ventilated and comfortable to accompany us on nature's hottest days during the height of summer.Then we want a helmet that makes […]

  • Strade Bianche 2018: Route, riders and all you need to know
    Posted by jrobinson on 27th February 2018 at 11:37 am

    Joe Robinson 3 Mar 2018 Key information about the 2018 Strade Bianche, which takes place on Saturday 3rd March Strade Bianche 2018: Race reportsMen's 2018 race report: Tiesj Benoot unmatched as he leaves all rivals behind   Women's 2018 race report: Anna van der Breggen goes solo to take the win   Strade Bianche 2018: PreviewDespite […]

  • Train on the best cycling routes in Wales, plus win a Colnago C64
    Posted by jackew on 26th February 2018 at 9:34 am

    Sponsored 6 Mar 2018 Hop over to Wales for a long weekend of cycling to freshen up your training rides. In association with Visit Wales Whether your normal training ride includes an hour of traffic before you reach the lanes or if you're lucky enough to live somewhere rural and good for cycling already, familiarity can lead to boredom and boredom can kill off even […]

  • Velo South: The newest 100 mile closed road sportive sells out
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd February 2018 at 12:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 The latest closed road sportive from Velo sells 15,000 places in four days Entires for the inaugural Velo South 100 mile closed road sportive have sold out after just four days with it expected to be the second-largest sportive in the UK.This new sportive will take place on Sunday 23rd September allowing 15,000 riders to take on the […]

  • Cyclist Track Day focus: Your chance to ride the 3T Strada
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th February 2018 at 10:30 am

    Cyclist magazine 5 Mar 2018 The most controversial and revolutionary bike of recent years will be on offer for you to ride at the Cyclist Track Days It was the most talked about bike of 2017 and has seemingly kept that title so far in 2018. That bike, of course, is the 3T Strada.The creation of Cervélo co-founder Gerard Vroomen, the Strada is a bike that does […]

  • Why the Vuelta a Espana should start on Mallorca
    Posted by jackew on 29th January 2018 at 10:56 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 9 Mar 2018 A Gran Salida of the Vuelta a Espana on the island of Mallorca could be the ultimate three days of Grand Tour racing Mallorca, the largest of Spain's Balearic Islands and a hugely popular destination for visiting amateur cyclists has everything needed for a spectacular start to the Vuelta a Espana.Scenery, climbs, near-perfect […]

  • Death by dangerous cycling law 'not remotely likely to save a single life', says QC
    Posted by pstuart on 1st September 2017 at 10:34 am

    Peter Stuart 5 Mar 2018 Lawyer and cyclist Martin Porter QC discusses road safety, public perception, and why the law doesn't always work for cyclists Cyclist: In the wake of the Charlie Alliston prosecution, do you believe there is likely to be a benefit from the proposed introducing into law of an offence of causing death by careless or dangerous cycling?Martin […]

  • Could Philippe Gilbert win all five Monument Classics?
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th August 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 Mar 2018 After a two-year contract extension, Philippe Gilbert harbours dream of Paris-Roubaix and Milano-San Remo glory Victory at the 2017 Tour of Flanders meant Philippe Gilbert joined Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) as the most successful rider across all five Monuments in the current pro peloton. Now with an extended contract at Quick-Step […]

  • Cyclist Track Days 2018: Buy your tickets now
    Posted by jcunningham on 12th April 2017 at 10:10 am

    Cyclist magazine 9 Mar 2018 Be the first to get tickets for our series of Cyclist Track Days in 2018 Following the huge success of the events in 2017, the Cyclist Track Days are returning for 2018 with more brands, more bikes and more locations. Four events will be held in Spring 2018 across three locations: Lee Valley Velopark in London, York Sport Cycle Circuit in […]

  • Classics season proper kicks off with Milan-San Remo but who could win?
    Posted by jackew on 15th March 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 Where should your money be for the first Monument of the year, Milan-San Remo, this Saturday? At 291 kilometres Milan-San Remo is the longest one-day race in modern cycling. Add in the neutralised zone and the peloton will have tackled in excess of 300km for the entire day. Coming at 263 and 278 kilometres respectively the Cipressa […]

  • How to go 'Everesting'
    Posted by jcunningham on 23rd February 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Matthew Page 9 Mar 2018 What is it? Repeats of a particular climb to rack up the height of Everest (8,848 metres) in a single activity. What is Everesting?’Everesting’ is the concept of repeating a particular climb while riding and racking up the height of Everest (8,848 metres) in a single activity.It’s not an event, but a challenge that anyone […]

  • The best cycling deals UK: Best bargains this March 2018
    Posted by jcunningham on 6th January 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Cyclist magazine 12 Mar 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in March 2018 The season proper kickstarts with Milan-San Remo, the first Monument of the year, on Saturday 17th of March. The world's best riders will race 291km in search of victory on the Via Rome, with us spectators glued to the screen ready to emulate our heroes.After the peloton race through […]

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