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  • 3T launches 2x Strada Due
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th July 2018 at 12:18 pm

    Joe Robinson 5 Jul 2018 New version of 3T Strada has front mech hanger and to be available for Aqua Blue Sport riders When the 3T Strada launched last year it was heralded as radical. An aero road bike built specifically around disc brakes, optimised for 28mm tyres and most importantly 1x specific without provisions for a front mech.Now the brand has announced […]

  • 'People are scared to look different': Wiggins chats to Cyclist as he launches 'Le Col by Wiggins' kit range
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th July 2018 at 11:27 am

    Joe Robinson 5 Jul 2018 Cyclist caught up with Wiggins and Yanto Barker to chat about their new kit collaboration, the development of tech and who will win the Tour Not to be mistaken with Ben Sherman's 2018 Spring/Summer range, Bradley Wiggins and British cycling brand Le Col have today launched their own exclusive range 'Le Col by Wiggins'.Inspired by cycling's history […]

  • Scientist behind salbutamol threshold admits 'terrible blunder'
    Posted by jrobinson on 5th July 2018 at 10:42 am

    Joe Robinson 5 Jul 2018 Calls for changes into testing for salbutamol to avoid more incidents like recent Froome investigation The scientist accountable for the salbutamol threshold set by WADA has admitted that the current rules and regulations are flawed and should be reformed to avoid the future risk of riders like Chris Froome (Team Sky) wrongly returning […]

  • Women's race to get marquee spot at cyclocross Waterloo World Cup
    Posted by jrobinson on 4th July 2018 at 9:13 am

    Joe Robinson 4 Jul 2018 Step forward in gender parity as women's race given top billing alongside equal prize money Women's cycling has received one more step towards gender equality as the Telenet UCI World Cup Cyclocross Waterloo confirmed it would move the elite women's race to the marquee position, after that of the men.Hosted by bicycle brand Trek, […]

  • Team Sky confirm riders to support Chris Froome at Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd July 2018 at 10:08 am

    Joe Robinson 3 Jul 2018 Thomas, Rowe and Bernal all named as Froome fights for yellow jersey number five With the UCI and WADA's acquittal of Chris Froome over what previously stood as an adverse analytical finding (AAF) for salbutamol, the path has been cleared for the four time Tour de France champion to chase down title number five.This has also meant that […]

  • Which national champions' jerseys will be at the Tour de France?
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd July 2018 at 9:34 am

    Joe Robinson 4 Jul 2018 Surprise winners mean that some of the usual national jerseys we see at the Tour will be in absence In case you were not aware, the 105th Tour de France starts this Saturday at Noirmoutier in the Vendee Region of northwest France. As the Daily Mirror pointed out this week in its preview it has 'really snuck up on us' with barely the hint of […]

  • WADA decides against Froome anti-doping appeal
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd July 2018 at 3:01 pm

    Joe Robinson 2 Jul 2018 WADA will not appeal Froome decision as road opens up for defence of Tour de France title A firm line could have just been drawn underneath the Chris Froome salbutamol investigation as the World Anti-Doping Agency announced that it would not appeal the UCI's decision the close the case. In its own statement WADA confirmed that it […]

  • Zwift Academy returns online search for pro cyclist for third year
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd July 2018 at 12:41 pm

    Joe Robinson 2 Jul 2018 One female and one male cyclist will have the unique opportunity to earn professional contracts via the virtual game For a third consecutive year Zwift has launched the Zwift Academy, the mass participation training and talent spotting programme that will hand two professional contracts to the winners, one for the Women's WorldTour team […]

  • Former Team Sky doctor admits he would not prescribe Wiggins corticosteroid again
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd July 2018 at 11:56 am

    Joe Robinson 2 Jul 2018 Breaking his two year silence, Freeman comments on the stolen laptop and issuing Wiggins his TUEs Dr Richard Freeman has spoken publicly for the first time on the Bradley Wiggins UK Anti-Doping investigation, stating that he would not prescribe the rider a therapeutic use exemption for corticosteroid given the chance again.The former Team […]

  • 'It means we can all move on': Team Sky and Froome react to UCI verdict
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd July 2018 at 10:38 am

    Joe Robinson 2 Jul 2018 Brailsford and Froome speak out on UCI decision to clear rider of any wrongdoing ahead of Tour de France Team Sky have reacted to the UCI decision to close the investigation into Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding for salbutamol with the rider himself stating that, 'it means we can all move on and focus on the Tour de France.'In an […]

  • Chris Froome cleared of doping charges and free to race Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd July 2018 at 7:50 am

    Joe Robinson 2 Jul 2018 UCI clears Froome of adverse analytical finding of salbutamol just days before the start of the Tour de France Chris Froome (Team Sky) has been cleared by the UCI for his adverse analytical finding for salbutamol, meaning he is clear to start the Tour de France this Saturday in the Vendee Region of France. The decision also means […]

  • Start your tractors: Tour of Britain launches land art competition
    Posted by jrobinson on 29th June 2018 at 3:19 pm

    Joe Robinson 29 Jun 2018 One-week race wants to see you create the best land art along the route of this year's Tour of Britain Land art has been an age-old tradition of bicycle racing and to mark this the Tour of Britain has announced that it will be holding a competition for the most eye-catching installations at this year's race.Local schools, businesses and […]

  • Thomas set to start Tour de France on equal footing with Froome
    Posted by jrobinson on 29th June 2018 at 9:42 am

    Joe Robinson 29 Jun 2018 Team Sky happy to let Thomas be 'backup guy' until at least first rest day Geraint Thomas will head to next weekend's Tour de France Grand Depart in the Vendee Region not as super domestique to defending champion Chris Froome but as a viable option for the yellow jersey.In an interview with BBC Sport, the newly crowned Time Trial National […]

  • One step beyond: Adam Yates goes all in for yellow at the Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 29th June 2018 at 9:20 am

    Joe Robinson 29 Jun 2018 Adam Yates will head to next month's Tour de France hoping to go one step further Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) heads to next weekend's Tour de France Grand Depart with a true ambition for yellow, as does his team. They are not turning up for the podium or stage wins, but to take the big prize in Paris. After a breakthrough 4th […]

  • The best places to watch the Tour de France in London
    Posted by jackew on 28th June 2018 at 3:52 pm

    Cyclist magazine 28 Jun 2018 The best places to watch the Tour de France in London as recommended by Human Race Events. Let us know if they've missed any With cycling’s most famous Grand Tour just over a week away, the organisers of the Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival, which takes place on Sunday 15th July, have cherry-picked the very best places in London to […]

  • Cycle lane to be kept open during Victoria Embankment road closure 'as a priority'
    Posted by jrobinson on 28th June 2018 at 2:57 pm

    Joe Robinson 28 Jun 2018 Potential major works sees partial closure to Victoria Embankment although cycle lane to be kept open With the Victoria Embankment set to close between Westminster Bridge and Southwark Bridge later this Summer, Transport for London has announced it will keep the cycle superhighway open for cyclists throughout the construction.Trial holes […]

  • ‘We are not going to ride for ourselves individually, but we all have a chance to win’: Mikel Landa Q&A
    Posted by pstuart on 28th June 2018 at 2:34 pm

    Laura Meseguer 28 Jun 2018 Mikel Landa is back at the Tour with a new team with new aspirations. We talk to him about team leaders, Froome and the World Cup Cyclist: Two weeks ahead of the Tour de France, how are you feeling?Mikel Landa: I’m feeling very good. Right now we’re in the Pyrenees, doing the last recons before heading home for the last […]

  • Movistar rider suspended for adverse analytical finding in his biological passport
    Posted by jrobinson on 28th June 2018 at 9:40 am

    Joe Robinson 28 Jun 2018 Jaime Roson receives suspension for adverse analytical finding in January 2017 when at Caja Rural Young Moivstar climbing talent Jaime Roson Garcia has been provisionally suspended due to an adverse analytical finding in his biological passport. The adverse test finding was returned by Roson while riding for Spanish ProContinental […]

  • 'Froome has no place at the Tour' Hinault attacks again
    Posted by jrobinson on 28th June 2018 at 9:13 am

    Joe Robinson 28 Jun 2018 The outspoken Frenchman continues his criticism of Team Sky as the Tour edges ever closer The war of words between Bernard Hinault and Team Sky has continued with the five-time Tour de France champion reaffirming his stance on Chris Froome and now stating that the defending champion 'has no place' in racing the upcoming Tour.Reported by […]

  • Where should your money be at the 2018 Tour de France?
    Posted by jrobinson on 27th June 2018 at 11:54 am

    Joe Robinson 27 Jun 2018 Cyclist gives you the best odds for yellow at the impending Grande Boucle The 2018 Tour de France is just upon us with the race starting on Saturday 7th July in the Vendee Region of north west France.Betting is not synonymous with cycling as it is with other sports. It's wholly unpredictable and often produces more surprises than […]

  • Meet the team to support Peter Sagan at the Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 27th June 2018 at 10:34 am

    Joe Robinson 27 Jun 2018 Strong team built around Sagan's fight for green with inclusion of Rafal Majka for the mountains Bora-Hansgrohe have announced the team to support road race World Champion Peter Sagan at the forthcoming Tour de France as he looks to take a record-equalling sixth green points jersey. The German WorldTour team have opted in taking […]

  • Boardman reveals revolutionary 1,000 mile cycling infrastructure project for Greater Manchester
    Posted by jrobinson on 27th June 2018 at 9:52 am

    Joe Robinson 27 Jun 2018 New Beeline network to cover 1,000 miles of road while transforming the city's approach to transport Greater Manchester is set to receive a transport revolution as cycling and walking commissioner for the city Chris Boardman unveiled plans for the UK's largest cycling and walking network covering a staggering 1,000 miles.Called Beelines, […]

  • Five-time Irish champion Matt Brammeier retires
    Posted by jrobinson on 26th June 2018 at 2:41 pm

    Joe Robinson 26 Jun 2018 Brammeier set take coaching and backroom role at British Cycling after calling time on 12 year career Five-time Irish national champion Matt Brammeier (Aqua Blue Sport) has announced his retirement from professional cycling. After more than a decade as a professional racer, Brammeier will now turn to a role at British Cycling.In […]

  • London 'Mini-Holland' schemes a success, report finds
    Posted by jrobinson on 26th June 2018 at 11:51 am

    Joe Robinson 26 Jun 2018 First research into 'Mini-Holland' schemes show increases in cycling and walking in effected boroughs The controversial decision to incorporate 'Mini-Holland' schemes across London boroughs has seen an uplift in cycling and walking according to the first study into their impact. One year after implementation, the 'Mini-Holland' […]

  • Red Bull challenges cyclists to ride 1 million miles on Strava this July
    Posted by jrobinson on 26th June 2018 at 10:13 am

    Joe Robinson 26 Jun 2018 Ditch public transport or your car for the month of July and help Red Bull reach its 1 million mile target Current weather in the UK is hitting the dizzy heights of 28 degrees. That means that your commute on the bus, tube or train is becoming even more uncomfortable than usual. The close proximity, lack of air conditioning and never […]

  • Film Review: David Millar rages against the dying of the light in 'Time Trial'
    Posted by jackew on 26th June 2018 at 10:11 am

    Joseph Delves Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:31 David Millar plays the cyclist as a dying animal in Finaly Prestsell’s hypnotic and propulsive film 4.0 / 5 Getting a dressing down from Paxman. It’s a strange honour and a reminder of just how big of a deal David Millar was. Before Brits […]

  • Look and Fortuneo-Samsic end partnership under two weeks before Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 26th June 2018 at 8:34 am

    Joe Robinson 26 Jun 2018 Breton-based team left with limited time to find new bike sponsor ahead of next weekend's Tour Grand Depart Historic French bicycle brand Look and Breton-French ProContinental team Fortuneo-Samsic have ended their bike partnership with immediate effect. This bizarre move sees the French team looking to secure a bike sponsor before the Tour […]

  • Movistar trio of Quintana, Valverde and Landa confirmed for Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 25th June 2018 at 2:48 pm

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  • Watch: How to ride at 200kmh on a pedal bike
    Posted by jrobinson on 25th June 2018 at 12:01 pm

    Joe Robinson 25 Jun 2018 Neil Campbell set the new European speed record for a bicycle clocking 217kmh What's the fastest speed you have managed on your road bike? I would hazard a guess it is not much more than 80kmh. It could be higher if you've had the pleasure of riding in the mountains but there aren't too many of us that have ever reached triple figures.In fact, […]

  • Sagan, Rivera and Lampaert: National Championship round-up
    Posted by jrobinson on 25th June 2018 at 10:10 am

    Joe Robinson 25 Jun 2018 The first weekend of National Championships produced a few expected results as well as a few surprises This weekend saw the first round of National Championship races take place across Europe, Africa and North America. The prestigious races in each country dictate which lucky rider will have the honour of donning the national jersey for […]

  • Check the Strava file of the new Land's End to John O'Groats record
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd June 2018 at 2:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 22 Jun 2018 Michael Broadwith shave half an hour off of the original record with a remarkable two day ride Earlier this week, Michael Broadwith became the fastest rider to travel from Land's End to John O'Groats by bike. He managed the feat in 43 hours, 25 minutes and 13 seconds, a time 30 minutes quicker than the existing record, which stood for 17 […]

  • Tramadol ban, joint Worlds and gender equality on UCI agenda
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd June 2018 at 9:53 am

    Joe Robinson 22 Jun 2018 A whole host of changes announced as UCI takes strides in the fight against gender disparity and the use of tramadol The UCI has unveiled an ambitious agenda for the next four years, which includes the banning of painkiller drug tramadol, the indefinite approval of disc brakes, a surge towards gender equality and a joint World […]

  • 'It's easier to become king than stay king': Fränk Schleck Q&A
    Posted by pstuart on 21st June 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Peter Stuart 22 Jun 2018 Tour de France podium finisher Fränk Schleck talks about the 2018 Tour, fraternity and whether cycling influencers will ever replace pros Who do you expect to win the Tour de France?It’s going to be tricky this year. I always say – let’s wait until after the Dauphine and I’ll tell you more. But I’m still […]

  • Adam Yates targets Tour success but Ewan is left out
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st June 2018 at 10:47 am

    Joe Robinson 21 Jun 2018 Mitchelton-Scott put all their eggs in the GC basket, leaving no room for sprinter Caleb Ewan Mitchelton-Scott have named their team for the upcoming Tour de France with a lineup built around the general classification hopes of Brit Adam Yates but no place for Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan.The team has been moulded around giving Yates […]

  • Team Sky respond to Hinault's Froome comments
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st June 2018 at 9:26 am

    Joe Robinson 21 Jun 2018 As Chris Froome looks to equal Bernard Hinault's Tour record, the Badger has his say on the current situation Outspoken five-time Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault has suggested the peloton should go on strike if Chris Froome starts the Tour de France with uncertainty over his adverse analytical finding for salbutamol still […]

  • Cycle-commuters passing through Embankment and Blackfriars hits 1 million since February
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th June 2018 at 3:31 pm

    Joe Robinson 26 Jun 2018 Use of Cycle Superhighways continue to grow in London as segregated lanes begin to expand More than a million cyclists have used the Cycle Superhighway along Embankment and Cycle Superhighway over Blackfriars since the segregated routes opened on 19th February this year.As of 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th June, 1,004,423 cyclists had passed […]

  • Cyclist predictions: Who we're backing at the 2018 Tour de France
    Posted by jackew on 23rd June 2017 at 3:47 pm

    Cyclist magazine 5 Jul 2018 Cyclist staffers reveal who they're tipping for Tour de France glory, but place wagers at your own risk We've had a think about who might win, surprise and disappoint at the 2018 Tour de France. You can let us know on Facebook and Twitter just how wrong you think we are.Peter Muir, EditorYellow jersey: Nairo Quintana – Froome […]

  • The five mountain stages that will define the 2018 Tour de France
    Posted by jackew on 20th June 2017 at 9:12 am

    Joe Robinson 4 Jul 2018 Beyond the cobbles of Roubaix and a long team time trial, this year’s race should be decided in the mountains In the first nine days of racing there are two stages that could be decisive in the General Classification of the 2018 Tour de France. The 21.7km of pave on Stage 9 will guarantee time gaps at the finish while the 35km team […]

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

    Cyclist magazine 21 Jun 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in June 2018 June is the quiet before the storm in the cycling world. The Giro d'Italia has just finished in an empthatic  manner with Chris Froome taking victory and we are now all holding our breathes ahead of the Tour de France in July.While the world of professional cycling is all focused […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Route, start list, wildcard teams and all you need to know
    Posted by jcunningham on 13th October 2016 at 10:53 am

    Cyclist magazine 4 Jul 2018 Complete guide to the 2018 Tour de France including the full route and all 22 teams Tour de France 2018: Key informationDates: Saturday 7th to Sunday 29th JulyGrand Depart Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile, Vendee - Pays de la Loire, FranceFinale: Champs-Elysees, Paris, FranceCountries visited: France and SpainUK television […]

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