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  • Adam Hansen left out of Lotto Soudal's Vuelta team
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th August 2018 at 11:03 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Aug 2018 Australian set to miss two Grand Tours in a row after riding a record 20 in a row Having notched up a record 20th consecutive Grand Tour finish at the Giro d'Italia in May, Adam Hansen now looks set to miss two in a row after being left out of Lotto Soudal's squad for the Vuelta a Espana, which begins later this month.Hansen's record […]

  • Mark Cavendish's woes continue as he withdraws from Arctic Race of Norway
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th August 2018 at 9:57 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Aug 2018 Unknown problem keeps Manxman off of bike for longer than expected Mark Cavendish's difficult 2018 season shows no sign of improving as the Dimension Data sprinter was been withdrawn from the team's lineup for the Arctic Race of Norway, which starts tomorrow in Vadso.Race organiser ASO had named the Manxman as one of its confirmed […]

  • Patrick Lefevere continues hunt for Quick-Step Floors sponsor replacement
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th August 2018 at 12:15 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Aug 2018 Flooring company to step down as primary sponsor for 2019 as Lefevere continues hunt for replacement Despite being the WorldTour team with the most victories in 2018 so far, Quick-Step Floors are still in the hunt for a new primary sponsor as its current naming sponsor looks to play a smaller role from 2019.Talking to Belgian newspaper […]

  • Entries open for the inaugural Cyclist Off-Road event
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th August 2018 at 11:24 am

    Cyclist magazine 15 Aug 2018 Join Cyclist in September for a 45km, unsupported ride through Surrey's best off-road paths and toughest tarmac hills This September, Cyclist Magazine will host its first off-road test event taking riders across 45km of Surrey's best tarmac roads, toughest hills and gnarly off-road paths.Taking place on 8th September from the Priory […]

  • Is Tom Pidcock leaving Telenet-Fidea for a Team Wiggins cyclocross team?
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th August 2018 at 10:02 am

    Joe Robinson 14 Aug 2018 UCI confirm registered British cyclocross team with Tom Pidcock as its marquee signing as he leaves Telenet-Fidea Young cyclocross and road talent Tom Pidcock is set to leave professional cyclocross team Telenet-Fidea Lions a year early to join his own British team, registered to the company behind Team Wiggins. On the list of […]

  • Join Canyon-Eisberg on their Zwift Tour of Britain training camp
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th August 2018 at 3:18 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Aug 2018 Three-day training camp starts tonight with the chance of winning a ride in a team car at the Tour of Britain The Tour of Britain represents one of the biggest races in the calendar for British Continental team Canyon-Eisberg, so to get in shape the team will be taking part in a three-day training camp, on virtual reality app Zwift. […]

  • Adam Yates to join brother Simon at Vuelta a Espana as 'super domestique'
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th August 2018 at 11:49 am

    Joe Robinson 13 Aug 2018 After disappointing Tour de France campaign, Adam looks to help brother Simon towards Vuelta podium Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) will attempt to recover from a disappointing Tour de France campaign by joining twin brother Simon at the Vuelta a Espana later this month. Despite entering the Tour with ambitions of the podium, […]

  • Conservative Party forced to apologise over 'dangerous cycling' tweet
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th August 2018 at 10:26 am

    Joe Robinson 13 Aug 2018 Tweet that suggests party would crack down on dangerous cycling to protect vulnerable road users comes under intense criticism The Conservative Party has been forced to apologise for a tweet in which it claimed it would be 'cracking down on dangerous cycling' in order to protect the 'most vulnerable' road users. Put out on the […]

  • Only 8 per cent of employers make active commute more accessible, research finds
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th August 2018 at 9:05 am

    Joe Robinson 13 Aug 2018 Almost one in five are made 'miserable' by current commute while few employers encourage active commute Despite there being one in ten employees who drive or commute by public transport to work who claim their choice of transport makes them less productive, only 8 per cent of employers are making allowances for a more active commute, new […]

  • Gallery: Hot picks from Cannondale's 2019 bike range
    Posted by sbowers on 9th August 2018 at 11:58 am

    Stu Bowers 10 Aug 2018 From the new SystemSix to some great new entry level models plus reduced prices throughout, Cannondale's 2019 range is worth a look Cyclist was down on the sunny south coast, in Poole, to see Cannondale's 2019 range and here are some of the standout models and hot-picks for the coming season...As well as launching the SystemSix aero road bike at […]

  • Rohan Dennis joins Bahrain-Merida on two-year deal
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th August 2018 at 10:00 am

    Joe Robinson 9 Aug 2018 Australian will add firepower to General Classification roster alongside Nibali and the Izagirres Rohan Dennis has joined Bahrain-Merida on a two-year contract becoming the latest rider to leave the transitioning BMC Racing team. The Australian time trial specialist had been long-rumoured with a move away from BMC - who will be […]

  • New app shows how far you can get across London in 15 minutes using different modes of transport
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th August 2018 at 9:20 am

    Joe Robinson 9 Aug 2018 Travel Time unveils that cycling gets you further than public transport and the car at rush hour, obviously If there was not enough evidence already to suggest that cycling is the most logical, time-efficient and healthiest way to travel around London, new app Travel Time could just be the thing to convert the last few naysayers. […]

  • CCC sports director confirms Geraint Thomas contract offer
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th August 2018 at 2:36 pm

    Joe Robinson 8 Aug 2018 New Polish WorldTour team target Tour champion as well as some home talent CCC sports director Piotr Wadecki has confirmed that his team have made an offer for Geraint Thomas (Team Sky), as they prepare to take BMC Racing's place in the WorldTour.Recent Tour de France winner Thomas is out of contract at the end of the season with Team Sky […]

  • UCI suspends Gianni Moscon for five weeks after Tour de France expulsion
    Posted by jackew on 8th August 2018 at 1:12 pm

    Joe Robinson 8 Aug 2018 Team Sky rider out of action until 12th September for striking another rider during Stage 15 of this year's Tour Gianni Moscon (Team Sky) has been handed a five week suspension by the UCI following an incident on Stage 15 of the 2018 Tour de France that saw him ejected from the race. The UCI Commissaires’ Panel disqualified Moscon […]

  • Saikel Chevrons jersey & bibshorts review
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th August 2018 at 11:56 am

    Joe Delves Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 13:59 Graphically striking, comfy, and feature-rich warm-weather gear 4.0 / 5 Jersey - £95, Bibshorts - £145 This is the first offerings from new company Saikel, a jersey and bibs, catering to both men and women. Available in four separate […]

  • Caleb Ewan confirms move to Lotto-Soudal from Mitchelton-Scott
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th August 2018 at 11:33 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Aug 2018 Young Australian sprinter moves team for better opportunities at Grand Tours The rumours have been confirmed as Lotto-Soudal officially announce the signing of Caleb Ewan from Mitchelton-Scott on a two-year contract that will take him through to the 2021 season.The young Australian sprinter will move away from his home team in a bid […]

  • Watch: Robert Forstemann talks Six Day racing, Chris Hoy and secret gearing
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th August 2018 at 11:05 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Aug 2018 Cyclist caught up with German track sprinter Robert Forstemann ahead of the London Six Day this October Robert Forstemann burst onto the world scene at the London 2012 Olympics. Not because of his raw talent for track sprinting but for being known as the cyclist with the biggest legs in the sport. With thighs that measure 74cm, he caught the […]

  • Raleigh releases special edition Burner BMX and super-cool balance bikes for 35th anniversary
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th August 2018 at 10:26 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Aug 2018 One of the most successful bikes of all time gets a revamp for the youth of today In line with its 35th anniversary, Raleigh is launching a special edition Aero Pro Burner BMX to bring the coolest bike of the 1980s into the 21st century. The British brand is also releasing a limited edition range of children's balance bikes based on its […]

  • Tejay van Garderen joins EF-Drapac from BMC Racing
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th August 2018 at 1:52 pm

    Joe Robinson 7 Aug 2018 American joins home team after six seasons with BMC Racing Tejay van Garderen has announced that he will leave BMC Racing to join EF-Drapac from the 2019 season. The American has spent the previous seven seasons with BMC but is now looking for a 'fresh environment, fresh faces, some new ideas' as he moves across to what he calls […]

  • Only 12 WorldTour teams to participate in final team time trial World Championships
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th August 2018 at 11:13 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Aug 2018 Six teams decide to skip event that will no longer be part of the calendar in 2019 Only 12 of the 18 men's WorldTour teams have been confirmed for the final team time trial at the UCI World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. Six WorldTour teams have decided to skip the event that will take place on Sunday 23rd September, despite being […]

  • Double Monument winner Simon Gerrans brings end to career
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th August 2018 at 9:29 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Aug 2018 Australian veteran to retire at end of season in order to pursue 'new experiences' Simon Gerrans (BMC Racing) will hang up his wheels at the end of the season as the veteran rider announces his retirement from the sport.In an open letter from BMC Racing, the Australian announced that he would bring an end to his 15-year professional career […]

  • Ballot registration for the 2019 RideLondon now open
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th August 2018 at 9:59 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Aug 2018 London festival of cycling to take place across weekend of 3rd-4th August 2019 Ballot registration for the 2019 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is now open. The event will take place on Sunday 3rd August with the full festival of cycling taking place across the entire weekend.The ballot will remain open until it hits 80,000 registrations […]

  • Mass anti-doping operation sees 41 riders tested two stages in a row at Volta a Portugal
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th August 2018 at 9:11 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Aug 2018 41 riders from six teams subject to two days of surprise 'intelligence-led' testing A large-scale anti-doping operation has been undertaken by authorities at the ongoing Volta a Portugal, with no fewer than 41 riders being tested on one stage. It's believed that this is part of a premeditated operation spearheaded by the Portuguese and […]

  • Your chance to own Lawson Craddock's Tour de France bike, and donate to charity at the same time
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd August 2018 at 2:41 pm

    Joe Robinson 3 Aug 2018 Dorel Sports put Craddock's Cannondale up for auction with proceeds going to Alkek Velodrome Lawson Craddock (EF-Drapac) was the hero of the 2018 Tour de France, riding the entire race with a broken scapula while raising over $200,000 for his local velodrome in the process. Now, you can buy his Tour bike as Dorel Sports auctions his race […]

  • The stats: Are Team Sky the most dominant team ever?
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd August 2018 at 2:11 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Aug 2018 Six Tours out of seven with three riders makes for impressive reading but has anybody ever topped this? Forget Chris Froome's salbutamol investigation, the parliamentary investigation into anti-doping, Bradley Wiggins's Fancy Bears TUE leak or Dave Brailsford calling French spectators' treatment of his team a 'cultural thing'. This is […]

  • Waltham Forest cycling scheme has reduced air pollution and increased residents' life expectancy
    Posted by jackew on 3rd August 2018 at 11:19 am

    Dan Alexander 3 Aug 2018 Residents have been encouraged to cycle with investment put into cycling infrastructure The London Borough of Waltham Forest has seen a reduction in air pollution and a resulting increase in life expectancy of the local population. As one of the capital's 'Mini Holland' areas, the improved air quality has been attributed to road layout […]

  • Michael Valgren signs for Dimension Data in 'coup' for team
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd August 2018 at 9:18 am

    Joe Robinson 3 Aug 2018 Dane to spearhead Dimension Data's Classics roster after signing two-year deal Dimension Data have signed one-day specialist Michael Valgren from Astana on a two-year deal. The Dane switches teams in a move to bolster the South African team's Spring Classics roster.Dimension Data announced the signing of Valgren on Friday with the […]

  • Gallery: RideLondon events show what's possible when people are prioritised over cars
    Posted by jackew on 3rd August 2018 at 8:58 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 7 Aug 2018 Clearly this is an extreme example, with whole swathes of the capital given over to pedestrians and cyclists, but it show what's possible A closed-road loop of one of Europe's most congested capital cities sees cyclists of all ages and backgrounds take to the streets for one day a year. Stretching from Parliament Square to the winding […]

  • National Champion Connor Swift joins Dimension Data as a stagiaire
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd August 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Joe Robinson 2 Aug 2018 British road race champion will be given opportunity to ride for African team until end of the season British road race champion Connor Swift has joined Dimension Data as a stagiaire until the end of the season. Swift will be one of three riders moving to the African team on this temporary contract.As per the UCI rules, Swift will be […]

  • Andre Greipel joins Fortuneo-Samsic on two-year deal
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd August 2018 at 1:58 pm

    Joe Robinson 2 Aug 2018 German set to drop out of WorldTour but still hungry for wins at highest level Andre Greipel has joined French ProContinental team Fortuneo-Samsic in a two-year deal, ending an eight-year association with Belgium's Lotto-Soudal that yielded 16 Grand Tour stage wins.Relationships soured between Greipel and Lotto-Soudal as it […]

  • Direct Energie apply to join WorldTour for 2019 season
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd August 2018 at 9:12 am

    Dan Alexander 2 Aug 2018 The French team have been pro continental since losing their licence in 2015 Direct Energie will apply for a return to the WorldTour in 2019 for the first time under their current sponsors. Long time manager Jean-René Bernadeau believes the team’s willingness to animate the race at the Tour de France and 63 victories […]

  • Cannondale announces new E-Road Synapse bike
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd August 2018 at 8:59 am

    Dan Alexander Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 11:44 The Synapse Neo is the American brand’s first e-road bike and will be available from October £2,999 to £4,999 Designed in likeness to its namesake, the Cannondale Synapse Neo represents a move into the e-road bike market for Cannondale and will be available from October as a road bike or with a […]

  • Update: Sniper Cycling deny sale to Aqua Blue Sport
    Posted by jrobinson on 1st August 2018 at 2:16 pm

    Joe Robinson 2 Aug 2018 Contradicting press releases see Sniper Cycling deny sale to Aqua Blue Sport Aqua Blue Sport yesterday announced the acquisition of Sniper Cycling (Verandas Willems-Crelan) and marquee rider, multiple cyclocross World Champion, Wout van Aert via a press release and on its brand website. Yet in a bizarre turn, Sniper Cycling have released a […]

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

    Jack Elton-Walters 3 Aug 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 […]

  • Professional cycling transfers 2018-2019: All the moves and shakes
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd August 2017 at 1:34 pm

    Cyclist magazine 6 Aug 2018 The latest confirmed transfers for the 2018/2019 season The 2018 professional cycling transfer window opened for business on 1st August. From now riders can move across to pastures new or announce changes that have been agreed long before the window.So far, there has been little in the way of big-name deals set in stone. We know […]

  • UCI unveils tough Olympic road race courses for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
    Posted by jackew on 16th February 2017 at 12:23 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 Aug 2018 Mount Fuji and '20%' Mikuni Pass means Olympic road race will suit climbers The UCI has unveiled challenging, hilly courses for both the men's and women's elite races at the 2020 Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo, Japan. Both of the races will start in the outskirts of Tokyo before working their way west towards Mount […]

  • Cycle to Work Day: Avoid transport woes and commute by bike
    Posted by jackew on 1st February 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters Joseph Delves 13 Aug 2018 Join the 170,000+ people already cycle commuting through the Congestion Charge zone each day, and those riding to work around the UK Wednesday 15th August is 'Cycling to Work Day', which for many of us is probably every day. This day works to encourage more people to take up active transport. The more people […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Route, race reports, TV guide and all you need to know
    Posted by jackew on 12th January 2017 at 8:57 am

    Cyclist magazine 10 Aug 2018 The route, riders and television coverage of the 2018 Vuelta a Espana Vuelta a Espana 2018: Key informationDates: Saturday 25th August to Sunday 16th SeptemberGrand Départ: Malaga, Spain Finale: Madrid, Spain Countries visited: Andorra, SpainUK television coverage: ITV4, EurosportWith the 2018 […]

  • The best cycling deals UK in August 2018
    Posted by jcunningham on 6th January 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Cyclist magazine 14 Aug 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in August 2018 It's August already. So much of the Summer has already passed us and our legs are no doubt filled with endless riding. With no guarantee of an Indian Summer, August could represent the final month of uninterrupted of sunshine-filled riding so now's the time to pick up some final […]

  • Tour of Britain 2018: Route, riders, live TV guide and all you need to know
    Posted by jcunningham on 26th February 2016 at 5:24 pm

    Cyclist magazine 12 Aug 2018 Eight stages set for the 2018 Tour of Britain, starting in Wales on Sunday 2nd September and finishing in London Tour of Britain 2018: Key informationDates: Sunday 2nd September to Sunday 9th SeptemberGrand Départ: Pembrey Country Park, Carmarthenshire  Finale: London  Countries visited: Wales, EnglandUK […]

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