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  • Has Rapha been overpriced at £200m? We look deeper into the sale
    Posted by jackew on 22nd August 2017 at 11:02 am

    Ollie Gill 22 Aug 2017 Business journalist Ollie Gill gets under the surface of the Rapha sale, a deal with a bit more to it than meets the eye Little over two weeks ago Rapha announced it had concluded the hunt for fresh investment and unveiled the two scions of the Walmart dynasty as its new owners.Steuart and Tom Walton, the grandsons of the founder of the US […]

  • Watch: Vincenzo Nibali takes a bite from his opponents; Chris Froome goes into red on Stage 3 of the Vuelta a Espana
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd August 2017 at 9:59 am

    Joe Robinson 22 Aug 2017 Vincenzo Nibali takes Stage 3 of the Vuelta a Espana with a long range spent; Chris Froome finishes third to go into red Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) managed to out sprint his General Classification rivals in the final few hundred metres to take the stage honours with Chris Froome (Team Sky) riding into the overall lead. Stage 3 from […]

  • How a new testing protocol is finding cycling talent in unexpected places (video)
    Posted by jackew on 21st August 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Susannah Osborne 22 Aug 2017 Director of the World Cycling Centre describes his global search for future stars & why he believes an African rider will soon win the Tour Tegshbayar Batsaikhan is the current Junior UCI World Champion in the Scratch Race. Whether he will keep his crown in this week’s World Championships is hard to predict but rainbow jersey or […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2017: Vincenzo Nibali wins Stage 3; Chris Froome goes into red
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st August 2017 at 12:07 pm

    Joe Robinson 21 Aug 2017 Vincenzo Nibali outsprints his General Classification rivals to take Stage 3 victory in Andorra with Chris Froome taking overall lead Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) won Stage 3 of the 2017 Vuelta a Espana in a bunch sprint amongst the other General Classification favourites. He outsprinted David De La Cruz (Quick-Step Floors) and Chris […]

  • Alejandro Valverde to defy doctor's orders with potential race return in October
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st August 2017 at 11:57 am

    Joe Robinson 21 Aug 2017 Movistar's Alejandro Valverde aims to return to racing before the end of the season despite warnings from his doctors Alejandro Valverde aims to make a return to racing this season at October's Tour of Guanxi, China, despite the warnings of his doctors and team.Less than three months after his crash on Stage 1 of the Tour de France, […]

  • Watch: Yves Lampaert and Quick-Step Floors present a masterclass in the crosswinds to win Stage 2 of the Vuelta a Espana
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st August 2017 at 10:02 am

    Joe Robinson 21 Aug 2017 A last minute breakaway saw Yves Lampaert take stage victory and the red jersey on the road into Gruissan Stage 2 saw Quick-Step Floors rider Yves Lampaert solo to victory taking the red jersey from Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing). Lampaert managed to gap his rivals in the final few kilometres to take his first ever grand tour stage success. The […]

  • Alex Dowsett joins Katusha-Alpecin from Movistar
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st August 2017 at 8:50 am

    Joe Robinson 21 Aug 2017 British time trial specialist Alex Dowsett joins Katusha-Alpecin from Movistar Alex Dowsett has joined Swiss WorldTour team Katusha-Alpecin from Movistar. The 28-year-old will end his five year stay at the Spanish WorldTour set-up to move across to Katusha-Alpecin. Katusa-Alpecin announced the transfer this morning via their […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2017: Yves Lampaert goes solo to take victory on Stage 2
    Posted by jrobinson on 20th August 2017 at 11:16 am

    Joe Robinson 20 Aug 2017 Quick-Step Floors rider Yves Lampaert races to stage victory into Gruissan on Stage 2 of the Vuelta a Espana Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Floors) attacked late to take victory in Gruissan, Grand Narbonne, on Stage 2 of the Vuelta a Espana. Crosswinds within the final kilometre saw gaps appear instantly, with Quick-Step Floors presenting a […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2017: BMC Racing win opening TTT; Rohan Dennis in red
    Posted by jackew on 19th August 2017 at 4:42 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 19 Aug 2017 BMC Racing were the fastest across the 13.7km course to take the first red jersey BMC Racing took the opening honours of the 2017 Vuelta a Espana by recording the fastest time on Stage 1's team time trial. The win put Rohan Dennis into the first red jersey of the race, but it's unlikely it'll still be his after Stage 21 in Milan. […]

  • Daniel Martin leaves Quick-Step Floors for UAE Team Emirates
    Posted by jackew on 18th August 2017 at 4:36 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 18 Aug 2017 The Irish GC hope switches to a team that should be more prepared to back him than the one he leaves Daniel Martin has been revealed as one of UAE Team Emirates' new signings, leaving Quick-step Floors who he has ridden for during the last two seasons.The team has also got the signature of Rory Sutherland, with the Australian […]

  • How to train for long distance endurance cycling events
    Posted by jackew on 18th August 2017 at 4:09 pm

    Laura Scott 19 Aug 2017 We've got a rider lined up for the Ride Across Britain, and here's how she's preparing for this long distance endurance cycling event Gallery: Photos from the last time Cyclist took on the Ride Across BritainLaura Scott is an ultra endurance cyclist, who grew up moving between England and Canada. She picked up cycling four years ago after deciding […]

  • GripGrab EasyRider cycling mitts review
    Posted by jackew on 18th August 2017 at 11:32 am

    Jack Elton-Walters Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:25 The GripGrab EasyRider mitts are a great pair of gloves, but you might find yourself replacing them sooner than you wanted 3.5 / 5 The GripGrab EasyRider cycling mitts take the Danish brand back to its origins with simplicity and comfort. […]

  • Gallery: Spec and colour updates revealed for the Genesis 2018 range
    Posted by jackew on 18th August 2017 at 9:46 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 18 Aug 2017 The full range of bikes will be shown in September, but Genesis has released the first details of its 2018 bikes Genesis has released the first details of its upcoming 2018 bike range with a sneak peak at some of the colours and specifications of its next set of bikes. The full range is set for a big reveal next month but the brand has […]

  • Samuel Sanchez provisionally suspended for adverse doping control; expresses his surprise
    Posted by jackew on 17th August 2017 at 12:15 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 17 Aug 2017 Samuel Sanchez returned an adverse reading from an out-of-competition control, but says that he has 'a clear conscience' Samuel Sanchez (BMC Racing) has been provisionally suspended by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) after he returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for a banned growth hormone.The sample was collected in […]

  • Team Sky sign Jonathan Castroviejo and David De La Cruz
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th August 2017 at 9:02 am

    Joe Robinson 17 Aug 2017 Team Sky sign Jonathan Castroviejo from Movistar and David De La Cruz from Quick-Step Floors Just as it looked as if Team Sky were stalling in this year's transfer window, they hit a one-two punch with a double signing this morning.Immediately after announcing the signing of Spanish time trial specialist Jonathan Castroviejo from […]

  • Nairo Quintana confirms he will stay at Movistar; will lead at next year's Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th August 2017 at 8:42 am

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  • Team GB to be allocated nine riders for World Championships
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th August 2017 at 4:31 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Aug 2017 Team allocations for the World Championships have been announced with Belgium, Italy and Norway amongst those getting the full allocation Team GB will be allowed to take nine riders to next month's UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway, the maximum allowed in the men's race.Other nations with the full compliment of riders will […]

  • Elia Viviani moves to Quick-Step Floors until 2019
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th August 2017 at 2:22 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Aug 2017 Italian sprinter Elia Viviani moves from Team Sky over to Quick-Step Floors In domino effect fashion, with Marcel Kittel announced to leave Quick-Step Floors, Italian sprinter Elia Viviani announced he will be inbound to the Belgian WorldTour team until 2019. The move of Viviani comes as no surprise with the Italian having been […]

  • Marcel Kittel signs a two-year deal with Katusha-Alpecin
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th August 2017 at 1:42 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Aug 2017 German Sprinter Marcel Kittel has signed a two-year deal with Katusha-Alpecin The latest piece of the transfer chess game has been moved with Marcel Kittel singing a two-year contract with Katusha-Alpecin. Kittel was long rumoured to be on the move to Katusha-Alpecin after stalling on a contract extension at Quick-Step Floors. The […]

  • Win: A seat in a neutral service car for Stage 6 of the Tour of Britain
    Posted by jackew on 16th August 2017 at 10:57 am

    Sponsored 16 Aug 2017 Your chance to get the inside view of the 2017 Tour of Britain The 2017 Tour of Britain starts on Sunday 3rd September in Edinburgh, crosses England and finishes on Sunday 10th September in the Welsh capital Cardiff.There will be television coverage and daily reports here on Cyclist.co.uk, but this is your chance to get an even better view […]

  • Veteran professional Greg Henderson announces retirement
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th August 2017 at 9:23 am

    Joe Robinson 16 Aug 2017 The former Team Sky and Lotto Soudal rider announces his retirement from professional cycling aged 40 At the age of 40, veteran cyclist Greg Henderson has announced his retirement from professional cycling. Currently riding for American Pro-Continental side UnitedHealthcare, Henderson announced his decision to call it a day on his website. […]

  • Movistar sign Mikel Landa from Team Sky on two-year deal
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th August 2017 at 1:18 pm

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  • TfL accused of falling short of cyclist safety after death
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th August 2017 at 11:56 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Aug 2017 Despite calls for safety improvements, Transport for London are accused of ignoring improvements at junction where a cyclist was killed Transport for London have been accused of overlooking a coroner's report calling for safety improvement for cyclists in Camberwell Green despite the death of a cyclist two years ago. In May 2015, […]

  • It's a buyers' market: Giant offering 0% for 24 months on a range of bikes
    Posted by jackew on 15th August 2017 at 11:30 am

    Sponsored 16 Aug 2017 Choose a non-sale bike over £999 and get 0% finance for two years. In association with Giant If you've been thinking about getting a new bike for a while, or even if the idea has only just popped into your head (unlikely), now could be the time to grab a new ride from Giant.The Giro d'Italia winning bike maker is presently offering a […]

  • Rapha and Cyclist partner to offer trip exploring Italian Lakes
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th August 2017 at 10:33 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Aug 2017 Escape to the fallen leaves of the Italian Lakes this Autumn with Rapha and Cyclist Rapha and Cyclist Magazine have collaborated to launch a cycling weekend around the Italian Lakes of Lombardy. Taking place from the 13th to 16th of October, riders will get the chance to emulate the race of the fallen leaves, embracing Northern […]

  • One per country and costing £6000: Bastion x Demon Frameworks (gallery)
    Posted by jackew on 15th August 2017 at 10:15 am

    James Spender 15 Aug 2017 Pioneering 3D printing meets exquisite design for one of custom framebuilding’s most exciting collaborations to date The quality and ingenuity of custom framebuilding has skyrocketed in the last five years, yet even then two outfits have stood out: Southampton based Demon Frameworks and Bastion, from Kensington, Australia.On paper each […]

  • Tour of Britain to be 'breaking law' on Stage 4 departure
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th August 2017 at 9:44 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Aug 2017 Local laws mean that cycling through Mansfield Town Centre is banned, despite Tour of Britain stage departure When the Tour of Britain departs on Stage 4 from the market town of Mansfield, technically all of the riders will be breaking the law. As the peloton departs Mansfield, it will roll through the town centre before heading out […]

  • Watch: The Hovis Boy finally conquers that cobbled climb
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th August 2017 at 9:06 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Aug 2017 With help from Evans Cycles, the Hovis Boy has conquered Gold Hill in Dorset with the help of an e-bike  Pushing the bike up the cobbled hill. Bread in the front basket. The no footed descent home. The Two Ronnies parody. Ridley Scott's Hovis advert was an iconic moment in television that goes remembered even 44 years on. Back in 1973, […]

  • Review: Ned Boulting's Bikeology stageshow
    Posted by jackew on 14th August 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Trevor Ward Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 09:05 Eric Morecambe shares one caffeine gel too many with Thomas Voeckler From £17 It’s 26 years since Ned Boulting last appeared at the Edinburgh Festival. He shows us a photograph to prove it. That’s him, one of the Cambridge Footlights, next to that one who now presents Bake Off.Now […]

  • Team Sky announce line-up for Vuelta a Espana
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th August 2017 at 1:31 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Aug 2017 Chris Froome will lead Team Sky in search for the Tour de France - Vuelta a Espana double Team Sky have announced a strong team to take on the Vuelta a Espana which starts in Nimes, France, this Saturday. As expected, Chris Froome has been confirmed team leader for Team Sky in a bid to become only the third rider in history to win […]

  • UAE Team Emirates pave way for new GC name with Louis Meintjes rejoining Dimension Data
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th August 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Aug 2017 The transfer of Louis Meintjes to Dimension Data makes room for a new GC contender at UAE Team Emirates With Louis Meintjes returning to Dimension Data next season, UAE Team Emirates have created room to bring in a new general classification prospect with Fabio Aru and Dan Martin thought to be top of the list. Louis Meintjes will be […]

  • First look review: Canyon launches all carbon cyclocross bike range
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th August 2017 at 9:35 am

    Joe Robinson Monday, August 14, 2017 - 09:35 A lightweight frame that Canyon hopes will suit the needs of modern cyclocross £1449-3599 The rise of cycling has not restricted itself to the road. Cyclocross has found itself become a worldwide sport, no longer limiting itself to the lowland countries of Belgium and the Netherlands.With this in mind, […]

  • Who will win the 2017 Vuelta a Espana? We look at the favourites
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th August 2017 at 4:13 pm

    Joe Robinson 17 Aug 2017 With the final Grand Tour fast approaching, we take a look at who could win the red jersey. This Saturday will mark the start of the Vuelta a Espana, the final Grand tour of the season. After three weeks of racing, one rider will stand head and shoulders above the rest in Madrid as the victor. Often the hardest of all three Grand […]

  • Rapha Pro Team II kit review
    Posted by jackew on 11th August 2017 at 11:51 am

    Sam Challis Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 14:27 Rapha blends technicality with style very well in its latest Pro Team II range 5.0 / 5 £130 Lightweight Jersey; £195 Bibshorts; £15 Socks The Rapha Pro Team II kit is range most heavily influenced by the British brand’s […]

  • Stage 17 of the Vuelta a Espana to include Alto de los Machucos 'monster climb' with 28% ramp
    Posted by jrobinson on 31st July 2017 at 8:40 am

    Joe Robinson 17 Aug 2017 Stage 17 of the Vuelta a Espana to head to the Alto de los Machucos with maximum gradients of 28% With frequent visits to the Alto del Angliru and Lagos de Covadonga often on the agenda, the Vuelta a Espana is no stranger to the steepest of climbs. This year will be no different, with the Vuelta announcing that stage 17 will finish […]

  • Win Oakley Prizm™ Road glasses | The science behind the obsession
    Posted by swarrick on 27th July 2017 at 3:23 pm

    Sponsored 18 Aug 2017 How Oakley Prizm lenses are ready for every ride We are giving away a different pairs of Oakley Prizm™ glasses each week.  To enter you just need to fill in the form below.The competiton closes on the 25th August and the winners will be notified by email by the 1st September.Week 2: Prizm Road™For road cyclists […]

  • Ed Clancy #CantStop his pursuit of perfection | One Obsession - Oakley
    Posted by swarrick on 27th July 2017 at 3:10 pm

    Mark Bailey 15 Aug 2017 Ed Clancy's hunger for speed and self-improvement is driving him back for more at Tokyo 2020 It takes a unique talent to win an Olympic gold medal, but to triumph at three consecutive Olympic Games requires an even rarer blend of passion, dedication, resilience and vision. British track cycling icon Ed Clancy has shown all of these […]

  • Tube strikes and rail price increases: Avoid transport woes and commute by bike
    Posted by jackew on 1st February 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Joseph Delves Jack Elton-Walters 17 Aug 2017 Join the 170,000+ people already cycle commuting through the Congestion Charge zone each day Short of picking up a puncture your bike is unlikely to go on strike and it's even less likely to start charging you an above inflation increase for the pleasure of using it.There hasn't been a tube strike for a little […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2017: Route, race reports, TV guide and all you need to know
    Posted by jackew on 12th January 2017 at 8:57 am

    Cyclist magazine 21 Aug 2017 The route of the 2017 Vuelta a Espana has been revealed at the official presentation The 2017 Vuelta a Espana route has been confirmed and will feature eight summit finishes, including an ascent of the Angliru on the penultimate stage.The route, which appeared in advance in the Spanish media, was confirmed at the official […]

  • The best cycling deals in August 2017: Save on cycling gear and bike accessories
    Posted by jcunningham on 6th January 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Cyclist magazine 17 Aug 2017 Cycling clothes, components, accessories, and more. Here are some of the best bike deals and bargains from around the web this month. Retailer Sales  Save up to 50% in the Wiggle sale Wiggle currently has a massive sale on with up to 50% off on thousands of cycling clothing and accessories. Discounts include some of […]

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