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  • Win a weekend in a 4* hotel and a visit to the Canyon Experience Weekend
    Posted by jackew on 16th February 2018 at 3:44 pm

    Sponsored 16 Feb 2018 Your chance to spend the weekend looking at and riding some of the best bikes around, in spa hotel comfort Canyon is hosting a weekend of pure cycling on 24th & 25th March at Mercedes Benz World in Surrey with over 40 bikes on display including some of its 2018 road and MTB models alongside some of its most iconic historic and concept […]

  • A revolutionary design for cycle parking could be heading to the Old Street roundabout
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th February 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Feb 2018 Multi-storey cycle storage hub among ideas considered to rejuvenate neglected site A revolutionary multi-storey cycling hub is among the ideas being considered to rejuvenate the neglected Old Street roundabout in London.The design has come from CoveBurgess architects and incorporates three innovative cylindrical hubs of different heights […]

  • Marathon runner to attempt entire Tour de France route in 70 days
    Posted by jackew on 16th February 2018 at 8:36 am

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  • Sir Chris Hoy and Lizzie Deignan headline London Bike Show
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th February 2018 at 4:36 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Feb 2018 A host of names from the world of cycling including Tom Pidcock and Phillipa York set to speak across the weekend Sir Chris Hoy and Lizzie Deignan are among a host of names that will be in attendance at the 2018 London Bike Show from 23rd to 25th February.The six-time olympic gold medalist Hoy will open the show on the Friday alongside […]

  • Trek-Drops able to continue paying riders thanks to recycling programme sponsorship
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th February 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Feb 2018 Recycling programme continues to pay female cyclists' wages UK based professional women's cycling team Trek-Drops will continue to offer its entire roster a wage thanks to the continued support of recycling programme 'Every Can Counts'.The programme managed by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) will continue its […]

  • Aqua Blue Sport are selling their 2017 team bikes and they are quite the bargain
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th February 2018 at 1:32 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Feb 2018 The Ridley bikes come with brand new Dura Ace and Enve wheels Aqua Blue Sport are selling their 2017 Ridley team bikes and they are quite the steal. Having moved over to the 3T Strada for 2018, this clear out of old bikes could be highly beneficial to any amateurs looking to get a pro set up at a good price.In total there are 15 Ridley […]

  • The Factor One aims to be 'the most aerodynamic bike ever'
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th February 2018 at 9:54 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Feb 2018 A spilt down tube and external fork headline this latest bike from Factor Alongside the new triathlon-specific Slick frame launched yesterday, Factor has also been busy developing its road racing machines with its latest aerodynamic Factor One.Partnering with aerodynamic experts bf1 systems - which counts Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati among […]

  • Factor launches triathlon version of Slick TT bike
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th February 2018 at 4:03 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Feb 2018 A stiff and more aerodynamic frame with added triathlon accessories The Factor Slick TT bike used by the likes of AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet has received an update with a new triathlon-specific frame that promises to improve both aerodynamics and stiffness.Partnering with bike fitters 51 Speedshop, the frame comes with a mono-riser […]

  • Chris Froome's Ruta del Sol power data broadcasting live
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th February 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Feb 2018 Velon is broadcasting live data from Ruta del Sol including returning Froome, and the numbers are impressive In Chris Froome's first race since his salbutamol case was made public, live data team Velon are broadcasting the rider's data, including his power output, from Stage 1 of the Ruta del Sol.Viewers can track the rider's speed, heart […]

  • The unseen race: Why the Tour of Oman needs to be broadcast on live TV
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th February 2018 at 1:01 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Feb 2018 No television and no fans, can the Tour of Oman continue? Nathan Haas pipped current Paris-Roubaix and Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet to stage victory on a tough uphill sprint. Bryan Coquard took the scalp of Mark Cavendish in a fast and furious flat finale. On Saturday, the likes of Vincenzo Nibali and Miguel Angel Lopez will […]

  • Funding increase of £11m for cycling in London, claims mayor
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th February 2018 at 12:12 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Feb 2018 New funding stream to focus specifically on increasing walking and cycling in each London borough An extra £11.6m has been allocated by Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, in this year's London budget to help improvements to road safety and cycling within the capital.In a press release, Khan stated that 'the extra £11.6m funding […]

  • New Tour de Yorkshire sportive jersey honours Beryl Burton
    Posted by jackew on 14th February 2018 at 11:49 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 14 Feb 2018 The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride sportive has released a new jersey paying homage to Beryl Burton The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride has released a new jersey for the 2018 edition of the sportive which has been designed to honour Beryl Burton. The rider, who came from Leeds where this year's sportive will start, was one of Britain's […]

  • 'There is a lot of misinformation out there' Froome speaks ahead of racing return
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th February 2018 at 11:22 am

    Joe Robinson 14 Feb 2018 Froome insists a difference between Contador clenbuterol case of 2010 Chris Froome has spoken to the cycling media for the first time since his salbutamol case stating that there is 'a lot of misinformation out there' surrounding the case and that 'people will see it from my point of view' when the issue is resolved.Speaking outside […]

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

    Cyclist magazine 14 Feb 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 […]

  • Rapha expands brand with new cycling components
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th February 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Feb 2018 British luxury cycling brand set to release range of saddles in late April Luxury British cycling apparel brand Rapha looks to be expanding its reach outside of what can be worn on the body with a new collection of saddles.Set to be released in late April, the collection will include two saddles, the Rapha Classic and Rapha Pro Team which […]

  • Your chance to become the virtual National Champion
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th February 2018 at 12:20 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Feb 2018 Inaugural championships for 15 nations to take place later this month on Zwift Your dream of winning the national stripes of your country could become a reality as Zwift has announced that it will host its inaugural set of National Championships on 24th February.The online virtual cycling app will hold men's and women's races for 15 […]

  • Regent's Park safe cycling plans take step forward
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th February 2018 at 5:23 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Feb 2018 Partial closure will play part of the new Cycle Superhighway 11 to Oxford Circus The closure of gates around Regent's Park in London to through motor traffic could happen immediately, bringing the Cycle Superhighway 11 a step closer to completion. It was initially proposed in 2016 that four of the eight entrances into Regent's […]

  • British Cycling technology could help GB to gold at Winter Olympics
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th February 2018 at 3:44 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Feb 2018 Custom skinsuits used on the track attributed to Team GB's surprising skeleton times Technology that helped British Cycling towards 57 gold medals at the past three Olympic and Paralympic games could be behind any potential surprise success of Team GB at the ongoing Winter Olympics.In a report by The Guardian, it was revealed that the […]

  • What the Colombia Oro y Paz taught us
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th February 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Feb 2018 This inaugural Colombian stage race produced a spectacle in which the home riders dominated The Colombia Oro y Paz was more than your usual stage race. Crowds brimmed with enigmatic spectators, echoing chants of their cycling heroes, fiercely exciting racing.In the end, the young Egan Bernal (Team Sky) took the overall victory […]

  • British National Road Championships heading to Northumberland
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th February 2018 at 11:36 am

    Joe Robinson 12 Feb 2018 Championships will form part of the Cyclone Festival of Cycling The 2018 British National Road Race Championships will be heading to the northern county of Northumberland between the 28th June and 1st July.The championships will coincide with the Cyclone Festival of Cycling which will host the Tyne 6 Bridges fun rides on the Friday and […]

  • Could the use of disc brakes be facing another setback?
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th February 2018 at 10:35 am

    Joe Robinson 12 Feb 2018 Horrible injury to Kaite Compton attributed to disc brake rotor Graphic image of injury belowThe use of disc brakes in UCI sanctioned racing could come under threat yet again after cyclocross World Championships silver medalist Katie Compton blamed a nasty wound on a rotor.Racing in her final race of the season at the DVV Trofee […]

  • Geraint Thomas to return to the Classics at Paris-Roubaix and Liege-Bastogne-Liege
    Posted by jackew on 12th February 2018 at 10:17 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 12 Feb 2018 British rider will line-up for the two Monuments this Spring Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) will make his return to the Spring Classics with rides at Paris-Roubaix and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. The rider, who has moved away from the one-day races as he dedicated himself to stage races and Grand Tours, was previously seen as one of Team Sky's […]

  • Sign up for the first ever Cyclist eFondo for your chance to win a Tacx Flux smart trainer worth £700
    Posted by jackew on 9th February 2018 at 5:51 pm

    Cyclist magazine 13 Feb 2018 Join the ride without leaving your own home: event date to be confirmed Cyclist has joined forces with virtual training platform Zwift and smart trainer aficionados Tacx to bring you the inaugural Cyclist eFondo. It’s like a sportive, but instead of meeting in a rain-soaked carpark, you can join in the fun from the comfort […]

  • Watch: Bradley Wiggins speaks in depth about Le Col collaboration
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th February 2018 at 12:29 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 Feb 2018 New kit will pay homage to some of cycling's past great achievements After announcing their new collaboration, British cycling apparel brand Le Col and Sir Bradley Wiggins have given an insight into what the kit will look like come Spring in an in-depth video interview.Chatting to his friend and the founder of Le Col Yanto Barker, Wiggins […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Stage 10 tackles gravel climb
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th February 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 Feb 2018 Stage 10 could be decisive with four mountains on the menu after the first rest day Stage 10 of the 2018 Tour de France will explore the recent road cycling trend of going off-road as the peloton climbs the partially gravelled Plateau des Glières as part of the 159km stage to Le Grand-Bornand.Coming immediately after the […]

  • Italian cycling team boss arrested over doping
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th February 2018 at 10:57 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Feb 2018 Investigation launched after death of Linas Rumsas sees multiple arrests The team owner of one of Italy's most successful amateur teams has been arrested by Italian police suspected of encouraging young riders to take banned substances.Police raided the homes of several suspects in Lucca and the wider Tuscany region who were members of the […]

  • Sean Kelly: 'There are no riders capable of dominating the Classics'
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th February 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Joe Robinson 7 Feb 2018 Only Sagan and Van Avermaet have the potential to win multiple Cobbled Classics according to 'King Kelly' With two victories a piece at Paris-Roubaix and Milan-San Remo among his nine career Monument victories, Sean Kelly is known for being a rider who dominated the Classics during his career.Like more recent riders Tom Boonen and Fabian […]

  • Laura Kenny returns to track while Bigham and Tanfield earn World Championships call up
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th February 2018 at 12:41 pm

    Joe Robinson 7 Feb 2018 British Cycling announce squad for 2018 track World Championships Laura Kenny will make her return to racing at the UCI Track World Championships in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands on 28th February as Dan Bigham and Charlie Tanfield earn call up to the men's endurance team.Four-time Olympic gold medallist Kenny will make her first racing […]

  • Some of the weird and wonderful bikes to see at the London Bike Show
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th February 2018 at 11:32 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Feb 2018 Cervelo P5X and a frame with integrated mudguards on show at the Excel Arena The London Bike Show will take place from 23rd to 25th February at the London Excel Centre, showcasing a range of weird and wonderful bikes.The annual celebration of cycling gives the chance for enthusiasts to see some of the world's best bikes across all disciplines with […]

  • Alex Dowsett appeals for return of his rare time trial bike
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th February 2018 at 10:14 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Feb 2018 Katusha-Alpecin rider has Canyon team bike stolen in burglary Alex Dowsett (Katusha-Alpecin) has had his rare Canyon Speedmax time trial bike stolen from his house while he was away racing at the Dubai Tour. The unique bike was stolen in a burglary on the rider's home in Essex on Monday in what Dowsett believes to be a targeted theft. […]

  • Indian Pacific Wheel Race cancelled for 2018
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th February 2018 at 5:02 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Feb 2018 A year after the death of Mike Hall, race organisers announce the race will no longer take place The 2018 Indian Pacific Wheel Race has been cancelled following the death of Mike Hall in the 2017 edition and the subsequent inquest.The 5,500km ultra-endurance race from the west to east coast of Australia took place in March of last year […]

  • Ribble launches new Aero 833 bike in custom paint job
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th February 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Feb 2018 The bike ridden by the Ribble Pro Cycling team will be available to buy as seen Ribble has launched its flagship aerodynamic frame the Aero 883 in a unique custom colour paint job, with it claiming to be its 'fastest frame ever'.The new Ribble Aero 833 Pro Team Edition was revealed by the brand as the bike that will be used by its own Ribble Pro […]

  • Eroica Britannia: Retro event rolls back time and reverses its route for 2018
    Posted by jackew on 6th February 2018 at 12:43 pm

    Joseph Delves 6 Feb 2018 A new direction for the classic ride sees new climbs, new villages, and a rest stop in a stately home Now heading into its fifth edition, Eroica Britannia sucks a little bit of the Peak District through a cycling time warp each June. A three-day festival that attracts over 10,000 visitors, at the heart of the weekend’s festivities is […]

  • Is Team Sky's decision to race Chris Froome compromising its own morals?
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th February 2018 at 10:41 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Feb 2018 As Froome gets set to return to racing at the Ruta del Sol, we ask if Team Sky are breaking their own rules Chris Froome will start his 2018 season at the Ruta del Sol on 14th February despite being the subject of an anti-doping investigation led by the UCI.Despite calls for the rider to withdraw from racing until the case has reached […]

  • Specialized confirms replacement forks for recalled 2018 Allez models
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th December 2017 at 7:37 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Feb 2018 US bike brand Specialized will begin the replacement of parts as of today After executing a worldwide mass recall of its 2018 Allez, Allez Elite and Allez Sport model bikes with immediate effect, Specialized has announced that from today it will be able provide replacement forks.This comes two months after the brand recalled its most […]

  • The Rides book now available on the newly launched Cyclist shop
    Posted by jackew on 29th November 2017 at 3:22 pm

    Cyclist magazine 8 Feb 2018 Beautiful coffee table book of Cyclist rides available from shop.cyclist.co.uk Cyclist has produced a 260-page book bringing together the best rides and finest photography from the pages of Cyclist Magazine.Available from the newly-launched Cyclist shop – shop.cyclist.co.uk – The Rides includes 32 road-riding routes from […]

  • Santander public hire bikes unveiled in Brixton
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th November 2017 at 5:14 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Feb 2018 Santander public hire bikes finally reach further into South London from 2018 as TFL expands scheme The Santander public hire bike scheme expanded its reach southwards today with seven new docking stations opened in Brixton. These new docking stations have the capacity to hold 209 bikes and show Transport for London's intent to […]

  • Tour de France 2018: A return to the mythical Alpe d'Huez
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th October 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Feb 2018 The famous mountain returns to the Tour de France in 2018 in the second week of racing The mythical Alpe d'Huez will play host to the final alpine climb of the 2018 Tour de France as Stage 12 travels 175km from Bourg-Saint Maurice to Alpe d'Huez.After a two-year hiatus, the infamous mountain will make a return to La Grand Boucle in its […]

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

    Cyclist magazine 13 Feb 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in February 2018 The January sales are no longer in January. They start in December and continue well into February - perfect for picking up a treat on the cheap to beat the winter blues. Below are some of the top cycling deals this February and where to find them.From jerseys to bikes, we've […]

  • 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 14 Feb 2018 Complete guide to the 2018 Tour de France including the full route and all 22 teams The 2018 Tour de France route was announced live on Tuesday 17th October in the Palais des Congres, Paris. The 105th edition of the Tour de France is set to take place from Saturday 7th to Sunday 29th July 2018 with a Grand Depart in the Vendee and the […]

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