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  • 3T teases overhaul to Strada with Rotor 1x13 groupset
    Posted by jackew on 19th September 2018 at 10:28 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 19 Sep 2018 New Rotor 13 sprocket cassette fitted to the 3T Strada's 1x build 1x13 is here.@rotorbike #Repost @pcarrasco1967%u30FB%u30FB%u30FB#ROTOR1X13 https://t.co/ZmsCTJe8kg pic.twitter.com/uWrS2n5Rly— 3Tbike (@3Tbike) September 19, 2018Following a tough couple of weeks for bike brand 3T, in which its presence in the professional peloton […]

  • Team Sky's budget grew to £34.5m last year, accounts reveal
    Posted by pstuart on 19th September 2018 at 10:23 am

    Peter Stuart 19 Sep 2018 Team Sky releases its annual accounts for 2017, revealing an £3.4m increase in budget, but no longer details expenses Team Sky have once again published their annual accounts, revealing a considerable increase in the already substantial team budget, up to £34.5m for 2017, while the accounts have withheld information on the […]

  • Wout van Aert terminates contract with Sniper Cycling
    Posted by jrobinson on 18th September 2018 at 9:36 am

    Joe Robinson 18 Sep 2018 Belgian unilaterally ends contract leaving question marks over team's ProContinental chances for 2019 Wout van Aert has decided to unilaterally terminate his contract with Sniper Cycling, with immediate effect, despite the team's best efforts to keep the cyclocross World Champion at the team. The team announced that Van Aert's […]

  • Peloton veteran Mathew Hayman announces retirement
    Posted by jrobinson on 18th September 2018 at 8:44 am

    Joe Robinson 18 Sep 2018 Another of cycling's old guard hangs up their bike for good as 2016 Roubaix champion, Hayman, calls time on career After a career that has spanned 20 seasons, Mitchelton-Scott's Mathew Hayman has decided to hang up his bike in 2019. The Australian announced his decision in an emotional open letter that paid tribute to all those who […]

  • Gallery: Rider hits World Record speed of 183mph
    Posted by jackew on 17th September 2018 at 3:04 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 18 Sep 2018 Denise Mueller-Korenek sets new world record to be the fastest human on a bicycle at 183mph. Photos: Matt Ben Stone Riding to a new World Record for a human on a bicycle, Denise Mueller-Korenek hit 183mph (294.5kmh) on the Bonneville Salt Flats of Utah in the USA. Using a custom made bike and drafting behind a car with what looks […]

  • JLT-Condor to close at end of 2018 season
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th September 2018 at 11:26 am

    Joe Robinson 17 Sep 2018 Britain's longest registered UCI team to end after failing to find new primary sponsor One of Britain's strongest domestic teams, JLT Condor, have announced that they will close their doors at the end of the 2018 season. Announced in a press release, the team confirmed that with the end of a three-year contract with sponsors JLT and […]

  • Adam Blythe moves to Lotto-Soudal in career lifeline
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th September 2018 at 9:52 am

    Joe Robinson 17 Sep 2018 The 28-year-old Brit manages to reverse Aqua Blue bad fortune with move back to WorldTour Adam Blythe has been offered a career lifeline as he signs for Belgian WorldTour team Lotto Soudal for the 2019 season. Blythe was one of 15 riders to find themselves suddenly without a team following the immediate decision of Aqua Blue Sport to shut […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Simon Yates seals vintage year for British cycling with overall victory
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th September 2018 at 5:53 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Sep 2018 Yates secures red as Elia Viviani takes yet another victory for Quick-Step Floors Simon Yates rolled into Madrid to secure a historic victory in the Vuelta a Espana, rounding off an 'annus mirabilis' for Great British cycling as they take home victory in all three Grand Tours in 2018.Yates's Vuelta red joins Chris Froome's Giro […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Simon Yates seals historic British treble on Stage 20
    Posted by pmuir on 15th September 2018 at 1:47 pm

    Pete Muir 15 Sep 2018 Three Grand Tours; three different British riders Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott took third place on Stage 20 of the 2018 Vuelta a Espana – enough to secure victory in the overall race. The win is not yet official, as there is still Stage 21 to go, but Sunday's stage to Madrid is mainly ceremonial and should not affect the outcome.The […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018 Stage 19: Pinot wins but Yates takes massive stride towards overall glory
    Posted by mjames on 14th September 2018 at 2:56 pm

    Martin James 14 Sep 2018 Yates survives Movistar onslaught to extend lead as Valverde is left floundering in rivals' wake Thibaut Pinot won Stage 19 of the 2018 Vuelta a Espana high in the Andorran mountains, but it was Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) who was standing tallest after taking a huge stride towards overall victory in Madrid on Sunday.Pinot […]

  • Vittoria Bussi sets new benchmark for UCI Women's Hour Record
    Posted by sbowers on 14th September 2018 at 2:48 pm

    Stu Bowers 14 Sep 2018 Italian, Vittoria Bussi, becomes the first women ever to surpass 48km as she sets a new record for the Women's Hour. Vittoria Bussi broke the UCI Hour Record for women in, with a distance of 48.007km In Aguicientes, Mexico, on Thursday becoming the first women to pass the 48km marker but clinching the coveted title by just 27 metres.It was […]

  • Moscon felt 'sacrificed' by Team Sky following Tour de France ejection
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th September 2018 at 2:14 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Sep 2018 Italian believes he did nothing wrong following striking incident at Tour de France Gianni Moscon seems set to continue his role of pantomime villain of the professional peloton after telling Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport that he felt 'sacrificed' by Team Sky after being booted from the Tour de France. The Italian […]

  • Win a Bianchi Oltre XR3 Ultegra disc worth £4,000
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th September 2018 at 10:26 am

    Cyclist magazine 16 Sep 2018 Courtesy of the NEC Cycle Show, win this Italian aero racer by answering one simple question The NEC Cycle Show takes place at the NEC Centre in Birmingham from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September, and to celebrate this great cycling exhibition, Cyclist has teamed up with the event to offer you the chance to win a stunning Bianchi […]

  • Genesis shakes up its range of bikes going into 2019
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th September 2018 at 8:38 am

    Sam Challis 14 Sep 2018 The Zero SL, Madison-Genesis’ race rig, and its disc alternative get tweaked and lightened up After another strong season with some promising young riders, Continental team Madison-Genesis have created an ideal environment to test Genesis’ flagship race bike, the Zero SL.Since its release, year-on-year the frame has dropped weight and […]

  • Peter Sagan is coming to London to sign books, here's how you can meet him
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th September 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Sep 2018 The three time World Champion is coming to London to sign his new book My World Triple World Champion and all-around cycling megastar Peter Sagan is set to join the likes of Brian May, David Walliams and Barbra Windsor as the latest celebrity to appear at a Waterstones book-signing in London. The Paris-Roubaix champion will be making […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Wallays wins from break to hold off charging Sagan
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th September 2018 at 3:20 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Sep 2018 A dull day bursts into life with 5km to go as the break pull off a surprise win Jelle Wallays (Lotto Soudal) took a nail-biting sprint finish into Lleida as the breakaway survived the clutches of the peloton at the end of Stage 18 of the Vuelta a Espana.The Lotto rider managed to outsprint fellow break rider Sven Erik Bystrom (UAE […]

  • Path of plastic: Netherlands unveils first bike path made entirely of recycled plastics
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th September 2018 at 1:53 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Sep 2018 Recycled 30-metre path made entirely of plastic could be future for road construction The Netherlands has opened its first ever bike path made entirely from recycled plastic, further proving themselves to be light years ahead of the UK in regards to cycling infrastructure. The 30m path in Zwolle has been constructed from recycled […]

  • Eddie Dunbar joins Team Sky with immediate effect
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th September 2018 at 10:30 am

    Joe Robinson 13 Sep 2018 Young Irishman secures move to Team Sky from defunct Aqua Blue Sport Team Sky have made their first move in this year's transfer market signing young Irish talent Eddie Dunbar from the disbanded Aqua Blue Sport with immediate effect.Dunbar will be thrust into the thick of the action immediately, with the team announcing that he will make […]

  • Check out Matteo Trentin's beautiful special edition Scott Foil
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th September 2018 at 9:48 am

    Joe Robinson 13 Sep 2018 As a thank you for winning the European Championships, Scott has produced Trentin a simply stunning frame To celebrate Matteo Trentin's recent victory in the European Championships road race, Mitchelton-Scott have teamed up with bike provider Scott to create the Italian a simply stunning special edition Scott Foil.Trentin won the white and blue […]

  • The inaugural Cyclist Off-Road Event
    Posted by pstuart on 12th September 2018 at 4:34 pm

    Cyclist magazine 12 Sep 2018 Sunday saw our first ever off-road event on the tracks and tarmac of Surrey, here are the best bits It all began with a warm cup of coffee. It was 8.30am in Priory School’s car park in Dorking, and 35 of us had gathered for a roll through some of Surrey’s most undiscovered gravel tracks.Once everyone had a pick-me-up of […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018 Stage 17: Michael Woods wins thriller, Yates still strong in red
    Posted by mjames on 12th September 2018 at 2:06 pm

    Martin James 12 Sep 2018 Final climb of Alto del Balcon causes chaos and ends Quintana's Vuelta hopes but Yates stays strong Canadian Michael Woods of EF-Drapac won Stage 17 of the 2018 Vuelta a Espana in the fog atop the punishing Alto del Balcon, just staying clear of BMC's Dylan Teuns in a tortuous end of a stage on a climb that hit ramps of 24%.In the […]

  • Yates twins and Dani Rowe headline British World Championships teams
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th September 2018 at 10:04 am

    Joe Robinson 12 Sep 2018 Strong squads announced across the board for Great Britain ahead of the Worlds later this month British Cycling has announced its men's and women's teams for the UCI World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria at the end of the month. The Yates twins, Simon and Adam, will headline the elite men's race and Dani Rowe will be targetting rainbow […]

  • Cyclist to sponsor the Catford Hill Climb, the oldest race in the world
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th September 2018 at 4:39 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Sep 2018 Come along to one the UK's toughest hill climbs this October Cyclist is proud to announce that it will be partnering with Catford Cycling Club to sponsor the Catford Hill Climb on the 7th October.The oldest continuous bike race in the world, the Catford Hill Climb takes place on one of the most feared hill climb courses in the UK. […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Dennis wins race against clock as Yates extends lead
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th September 2018 at 2:45 pm

    Joe Robinson 11 Sep 2018 Yates extends lead to 33 seconds with just one week left of racing BMC Racing's Rohan Dennis took an expected victory in the Stage 16 time-trial to Torrelavega as Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) extended his Vuelta a Espana lead.Yates managed to finish seven seconds up on Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) to extend his overall lead to 33 […]

  • Does the British Government have a problem with cyclists?
    Posted by pstuart on 11th September 2018 at 2:03 pm

    Peter Stuart 11 Sep 2018 The uptake of cycling is stagnant and poor bike sales worry the industry – we consider whether the Government is partly to blame Walk into Westfield London today, slap down £72,600 on a brand new Tesla Model S and the Government will hand you back £4,500. Similar, and sometimes even larger, grants are on offer for any […]

  • Check out Thibaut Pinot's Lagos de Covadonga Strava KOM
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th September 2018 at 10:08 am

    Joe Robinson 11 Sep 2018 The Frenchman became the seventh fastest rider ever on the fabled Spanish mountain with Stage 15 victory On Sunday, Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) added victory atop the Lagos de Covadonga to his previous marquee wins on Alpe d'Huez and Asiago to become the latest rider to have taken a stage at all three Grand Tours. In winning Stage […]

  • Gallery: The best photos from the Tour of Britain 2018
    Posted by jrobinson on 10th September 2018 at 11:56 am

    Joe Robinson 10 Sep 2018 Thirty of the best images from the Tour of Britain 2018 The Tour of Britain 2018 drew to a close yesterday with Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) taking the overall victory after eight stages of action-packed racing across some of Britain's toughest but most beautiful roads.A lineup that included Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and […]

  • Geraint Thomas signs new three-year deal with Team Sky
    Posted by jrobinson on 10th September 2018 at 9:25 am

    Joe Robinson 10 Sep 2018 Welshman to continue with British WorldTour team until 2021 Geraint Thomas has penned a new three-year deal with Team Sky, taking the Welshman through to the end of the 2021 season with the team.The recent Tour de France winner announced his decision to extend his stay with Team Sky to a hoard of fans outside the team bus ahead of the […]

  • Tour of Britain 2018 Stage 8: Julian Alaphilippe wins OVO Energy Tour of Britain as Caleb Ewan wins final stage
    Posted by pstuart on 9th September 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Peter Stuart 9 Sep 2018 Alaphilippe wins OVO Energy Tour of Britain as Caleb Ewan takes stage victory on the streets of London Caleb Ewan of Mitchelton Scott took a thrilling sprint victory on the streets of London on the final stage of Tour of Britain, pipping Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) to 2nd with Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) finishing in 3rd, […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Thibaut Pinot wins Stage 15 atop Covadonga
    Posted by pstuart on 9th September 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Peter Stuart 9 Sep 2018 Thibaut Pinot wins Stage 15 on the summit finish of Lagos de Covadonga, as Yates holds onto the red jersey Thibaut Pinot took an impressive victory atop the Lagos de Covadonga today in a dramatic showdown with all the Vuelta GC contenders, which saw Miguel Angel Lopez coming in second, as Simon Yates managed to limit his losses and […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Simon Yates wins Stage 14 to regain red jersey
    Posted by mjames on 8th September 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Martin James 8 Sep 2018 Yates catches his rivals napping with impressive turn of speed on Alto Les Praeres leg-breaker Simon Yates produced a perfectly timed attack to win Stage 14 of the 2018 Vuelta a Espana on Alto Les Praeres and regain the race leader’s red jersey.Yates took advantage of hesitation from his fellow GC contenders, attacking with 600m […]

  • Tour of Britain 2018 Stage 7: Stannard brings it home in style
    Posted by mjames on 8th September 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Martin James 8 Sep 2018 Team Sky get their second successive stage win, Alaphilippe retains overall lead Team Sky's Ian Stannard won Stage 7 of the 2018 Tour of Britain in Mansfield, proving too strong for his breakaway rivals on the longest stage of the race.Stannard had been part of a group of five riders who had gone clear quite early on the 223km stage, then […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018: Oscar Rodriguez conquers 'Wall of Camperona' to win Stage 13
    Posted by pstuart on 7th September 2018 at 3:15 pm

    Peter Stuart 7 Sep 2018 Young Spaniard Rodriguez takes surprise win on steep hilltop finish from a strong breakaway group, while Herrera stays in the red jersey Oscar Rodriguez (Euskadi-Murias) won Stage 13 of the 2018 Vuelta a Espana with a late attack on the final climb of the day to La Camperona, distancing Rafal Majka (Team Bora-Hansgrove) on the […]

  • Shimano Steps E6100 e-bike review
    Posted by pstuart on 7th September 2018 at 2:21 pm

    Peter Stuart Friday, September 7, 2018 - 16:23 Shimano hopes to dominate the ever growing e-bike market, we take a ride around London to test the system E-bikes seem set to dominate the earth – being light, accessible, minimum impact and minimum effort for the rider. In many countries on the continent, e-bike sales now rival those of normal bikes. […]

  • Rapha axes jobs at London HQ
    Posted by pstuart on 7th September 2018 at 11:24 am

    Peter Stuart 7 Sep 2018 After buyout by heirs of Walmart fortune, Rapha rolls out numerous redundancies and closes travel business As many as 80 jobs may have been cut at Rapha’s London headquarters this week as part of a search for long-term profitable growth, according to reports in The Telegraph. Rapha officially claimed that 15 jobs were cut as […]

  • Tour of Britain 2018: Poels wins on Whinlatter as Alaphilippe takes race lead
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th September 2018 at 11:22 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Sep 2018 Team Sky man proves smartest on climb as Roglic fades out of contention Wout Poels (Team Sky) timed his attack to perfection on the summit finish of Whinlatter Pass to take victory on stage six of the Tour of Britain. He proved too strong in the final kilometre for Hugh Carthy (EF-Drapac) and Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) as he […]

  • Vuelta a Espana 2018 Stage 12: Alexander Geniez wins from the day's breakaway
    Posted by schallis on 6th September 2018 at 2:54 pm

    Sam Challis 6 Sep 2018 Simon Yates cedes the red jersey to a breakaway rider, Cofidis' Jesus Herrada Alexander Geniez prevails from a select group that accelerated off the day's original breakaway with 20km to go. He rode strongly over the rolling final kilometres and outpowered his fellow breakaway companions near the line to take Stage 12 of the 2018 Vuelta […]

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

    Cyclist magazine 17 Sep 2018 The latest confirmed men's and women's transfers and contract extensions 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 […]

  • 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 Sep 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, EurosportPage 1: Key […]

  • Big Ride: Cyclist rides the Stelvio
    Posted by jgibbons on 28th April 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Peter Stuart 17 Sep 2018 The slopes of the Passo dello Stelvio have broken the spirit of many pro riders. Cyclist heads to Italy to take on the iconic climb Words: Peter Stuart Photography: Paul CalverBig Ride: Stelvio was originally published in Issue 35 of Cyclist Magazine See related  What can we learn from Cannondale-Drapac's […]

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