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  • Vincenzo Nibali wins 2018 Milan-San Remo
    Posted by pmuir on 17th March 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Pete Muir 17 Mar 2018 The Italian rider for Bahrain-Merida takes his first win at the Monument Bahrain-Merida’s Vincenzo Nibali won the 2018 edition of Milan-San Remo after attacking on the Poggio with 6km to go.He created a gap of around eight seconds over the top of the Poggio, which he increased on the descent, and he then managed to hold on to cross the […]

  • Cyclist Track Day Focus: Your chance to ride the Look 785 Huez RS
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th March 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Cyclist magazine 16 Mar 2018 One of the world's lightest bikes off of the peg will be on offer for you to ride at the Cyclist Track Days The best climber at the 2017 Tour de France was not Chris Froome (Team Sky). It wasn't his teammate Mikel Landa either or Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) or Rigoberto Uran (EF-Drapac). It was in fact Warren Barguil […]

  • A new app has launched and it can tell you when to service your bike
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th March 2018 at 12:23 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Mar 2018 Pro Bike Garage aims to make rusty, old parts and roadside maintenance issues a thing of the past It's an art knwoing when to change parts on your bike. We rely on sound, sight and feel to judge when a part is about to give up and swiftly change it before it does. Quite often we miss the signs and end up in quite the predicament, roadside […]

  • Video asks: Why isn't cycling normal in London?
    Posted by jackew on 16th March 2018 at 12:17 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 16 Mar 2018 Comedian creates video to show the missed opportunities for sustainable transport in London As part of his 'Unfinished London' series, musician and comedian Jay Foreman has looked at why cycling remains such a niche mode of transport in London. Trawling the history of transport in the UK, and looking at the misfiring ideas from TfL and […]

  • Gritfest: Your chance to tackle a gravel stage race
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th March 2018 at 5:34 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Mar 2018 Set over two days, Gritfest pits you against some of Wales' best off-road trails Gravel riding is the unstoppable beast that keeps growing and it is here to stay. Canyon launced its Grail and Trek released the Checkpoint. The Tour de France is tackling a gravel climb this year and none of us can get enough of Strade Bianche. Joing […]

  • Velon expands to 17 teams for 2018 season
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th March 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Mar 2018 More teams agree to partner with Velon bringing the viewer closer to the racing Velon has partnered with seven new teams for the 2018 season helping bring the viewer closer to the action with more riders than ever.The content sharing platform has joined forces with Dimension Data, Bardiani-CSF, Caja-Rural, Gazprom-Rusvelo, Israel Cycling […]

  • Excitement builds for Paris-Roubaix as organiser releases video dedicated to Tom Boonen's four wins
    Posted by jackew on 15th March 2018 at 3:02 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 15 Mar 2018 Short video shows highlights of Tommeke's four Paris-Roubaix wins ahead of the first edition since his retirement Less than a month before Paris-Roubaix 2018, the first one since the legend Tommeke retired... %uD83C%uDFC6%uD83C%uDFC6%uD83C%uDFC6%uD83C%uDFC6#ParisRoubaix— Paris-Roubaix (@Paris_Roubaix) […]

  • Watch: Join the peloton with this amazing 360° video
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th March 2018 at 2:24 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Mar 2018 Treat yourself to life in the peloton thanks to GoPro, Velon and LottoNL-Jumbo's Antwan Tolhoek Have you ever wanted to know what it's like to be in the professional pelton? Well now you can thanks to the guys at Velon and GoPro fitting a 360° camera to the handlebars of LottoNL-Jumbo's Antwan Tolhoek.The impressive footage of Tolhoek racing […]

  • Bikecation's new website to make cycling abroad easier
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th March 2018 at 12:50 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Mar 2018 Redesign looks to make booking your dream cycling holiday less hassle Bikecation's redesigned website promises to make cycling abroad easier allowing shoppers a 'one-stop website to book custom-made cycling trips in minutes to suit all budgets.'The new web page helps simplify the process of booking your cycling holiday by […]

  • Mark Cavendish to race Milan-San Remo despite broken rib
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th March 2018 at 10:56 am

    Joe Robinson 16 Mar 2018 Renshaw also returns for the African WorldTour team ahead of season's first Monument Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) will ride Milan-San Remo on Saturday despite fracturing a rib at last week's Tirreno-Adriatico. The Manxman will also be joined by the return of leadout man Mark Renshaw as they form part of a strong Dimension Data team for […]

  • Lizzie Deignan announces pregnancy
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th March 2018 at 3:32 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Mar 2018 Child expected in late 2018 with Deignan unlikely to race this season Me and @PhilipDeignan are delighted to announce the very exciting news that we are expecting our first child in September :heart:— Lizzie Deignan (@lizziedeignan) March 14, 2018Lizzie Deignan has announced that she is expecting her first […]

  • Abu Dhabi and Dubai merge to make one-week WorldTour stage race
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th March 2018 at 2:37 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Mar 2018 Cycling in the Middle East set to strengthen as two races merge into week-long stage race The Abu Dhabi and Dubai stage races will combine for 2019 to create a one-week WorldTour stage race throughout the Emirates. Announced today at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by the Abu Dhabi and Dubai sports council, it was confirmed […]

  • The Canyon Grail: Reinventing the handlebar
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th March 2018 at 10:56 am

    Joe Robinson 16 Mar 2018 Canyon's latest gravel bike, the Grail, has attempted to rethink how we see the humble handlebar Following the trend of more people going off-road, German direct-to-market brand Canyon has launched its latest range of gravel bikes, the Canyon Grail. Designed as an all-road bike, the Canyon Grail looks to help riders combine dirt and tarmac in one […]

  • A day in history: The epic 2013 Milan-San Remo
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th March 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Mar 2018 Cyclist take a look back at one of the most epic races of the modern era, the 2013 Milan-San Remo The 2013 Milan-San Remo was one of the greatest races of the modern era. Not so much for an epic battle between riders that culminated in a nail biting finish but for the biblical weather conditions that battered the peloton along the way.Held […]

  • Marcel Kittel to make debut at Milan-San Remo
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th March 2018 at 11:45 am

    Joe Robinson 13 Mar 2018 German sprinter to lead Katush-Alpecin at the first Monument of the year Only a week after taking his first victory on Italian soil, Marcel Kittel (Katusha-Alepcin) has confirmed his debut at Milan-San Remo this Saturday.The German will make his first appearance at the the Monument usually referred to as the "sprinters' classic" due to […]

  • Fernando Gaviria out of Milan-San Remo with broken hand
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 5:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 Crash at Tirreno-Adriatico rules Colombian out of Spring Classics campaign Fernando Gaviria has been ruled out of Saturday's Milan-San Remo after braking his hand on Stage 6 of Tirreno-Adriatico. The Quick-Step Floors riders will require surgery to his hand which will likely prevent him from riding for four weeks, subsequently ruling him […]

  • Watch: Was Graham Obree an aerodynamic genius or supreme athlete?
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 Twice world hour record holder, Graeme Obree finally finds out how aerodynamic his innovative positions were Graeme Obree was truly a man ahead of his time. With a bike built from an old washing machine and two revolutionary riding positions, the Scot managed to set the World Hour Record twice and become World Champion on the track twice.These […]

  • Nice to host 2020 Tour de France Grand Depart
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 12:11 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 The Grand Boucle will return to the French Riviera for first time since 2013 Nice will host the Grand Depart of the 2020 Tour de France with the race returning to the shores of the French Riviera city for the first time since 2013.The announcement comes after the climax of an enthralling 2018 Paris-Nice yesterday in which a gutsy, […]

  • Should Chris Froome be worried about form ahead of Giro-Tour double attempt?
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th March 2018 at 11:34 am

    Joe Robinson 12 Mar 2018 As he continues to lose time at Tirreno-Adriatico, the sheer size of Froome's 2018 season could be At 31st on General Classification and 9 minutes adrift of race leader and teammate Michal Kwiatkowski with two stages remaining, the 2018 Tirreno-Adriatico has been one to forget for Chris Froome (Team Sky).Whether it be bad form, a matter […]

  • Lizzie Deignan: Equal prize money is 'more than a gesture'
    Posted by jackew on 9th March 2018 at 11:05 am

    Laura Laker 9 Mar 2018 Lizzie Deignan talks about the importance of the prize money and coverage parity of the Women's Tour 'Hello, I got a missed call from this number.''Yes, it’s Lizzie Deignan,' says the voice of the 2015 World Road Race Champion. I don’t know why I’m surprised; I was told by her people she’d try to call.The Boels […]

  • Comment: Whatever happens now, cycling in the UK will always be indebted to Sir Bradley Wiggins
    Posted by jackew on 9th March 2018 at 10:42 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 12 Mar 2018 Clouds are gathering over Bradley Wiggins, but cycling in the UK will always owe him for its growth since 2012 For some time now, questions have been piling up about the practices of Team Sky with regards to the career and victories of Sir Bradley Wiggins. Ever since the story about the infamous jiffy bag was first broken by Matt […]

  • Cyclist Track Day Focus: Your chance to ride the Specialized Tarmac SL6
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th March 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 Mar 2018 One of the pro peloton's most winning bikes will be on offer for you to ride at the Cyclist Track Day The Specialized S-Works Tarmac is a bike that is designed to win. Simply no other frame has taken the same number of wide varied victories as this do-all bike from the American brand.The 2015 Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana, 2017 Tour of […]

  • Report your local pothole on National Pothole Day
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th March 2018 at 11:53 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Mar 2018 Cyclist urges you to take some time out of your day to report your local pothole With today being National Pothole Day, the team here at Cyclist are urging you to report the worst roads in your area to your local council. Potholes are the bane of most road users' existence but they reserve a special place in the world of cyclists who […]

  • Lappartient calls for Team Sky investigation, team will 'welcome any review'
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th March 2018 at 10:11 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Mar 2018 Head of UCI calls for Sutton to explain his comments and for a new investigation to be launched Team Sky have responded to calls by UCI president David Lappartient for a new investigation into the Bradley Wiggins jiffy bag scandal by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation, saying they 'welcome any review'. In an interview with the […]

  • Ovo Energy Women's Tour to offer equal prize money
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 7 Mar 2018 The race will now offer €90,000 total prize money, up from €35,000 The 2018 Women's Tour will now offer prize money equal to that of the Men's Tour of Britain after title sponsor Ovo Energy increased its commitment to the five-stage event. The news came at the route presentation which was hosted in the Houses of […]

  • Tanja Erath: 'No second thoughts' when joining Canyon-SRAM after winning Zwift Academy
    Posted by jackew on 7th March 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 8 Mar 2018 Former triathlete surprised herself by winning the Zwift Academy, but there was never any doubt that she'd take her place on Canyon-SRAM Back in December, Tanja Erath became the second winner of the Zwift Academy, earning a one-year professional contract with Canyon-SRAM. She followed in the footsteps of inaugural winner Leah […]

  • Mark Cavendish over time limit in Tirreno-Adriatico TTT after heavy fall
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 2:20 pm


  • Ride on this ultra-light, beautifully finished carbon saddle
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Joe Robinson 8 Mar 2018 From German component brand Beast, check out the ultra-light, ultra-cool Pure saddle If you are looking to shed some weight from your bike and make it look that bit slicker, look no further than the Beast Pure carbon saddle.Made in Germany by small component brand Beast, the Pure saddle is ultra-light, hitting just 94g on the Cyclist scales. […]

  • Wout van Aert posts extraordinary Strade Bianche ride to Strava
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 11:07 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Mar 2018 A gruelling day in the saddle produced some epic stats for van Aert's Strava feed Wout van Aert uploaded his incredible Strade Bianche third place ride to Strava, however failed to take any King of the Mountains due to the epic wet and muddy weather.Simply entitling the ride 'Strade Bianche', van Aert recorded some impressive stats […]

  • One rider will win height in beer at Tour de Yorkshire
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th March 2018 at 10:17 am

    Joe Robinson 7 Mar 2018 Black Sheep Brewery offers height in beer to first rider to pass sprint point on Stage 4 to Leeds Riders heading to the Tour de Yorkshire in May have been given extra motivation to get into the day's break on Stage 4 from Halifax to Leeds.That's because Black Sheep Beer, recently announced as the official brewery of the race, will be […]

  • Watch: Specialized raises the Classics excitement with intriguing tyre video
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th March 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 Long-serving Quick-Step mechanic Kurt Roose talks us through the perfect method to gluing tubular tyres If we were not already excited enough for the Spring Classics campaign, this latest video from the team at Specialized has almost tipped us over that cobbled edge with its latest video on tubular tyres. We are taken in to the dark and […]

  • Young squad for Team England at Commonwealth Games
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th March 2018 at 10:41 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 Adam Blythe and Hayley Simmonds bring experience to young squad heading to Gold Coast Team England has announced a young squad to tackle the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia in April. The team will consist of 27 riders across the track, road cycling, para-cycling and mountain biking disciplines. Defending champion […]

  • 'Your guess was as good as mine': Wiggins on jiffy bag contents
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th March 2018 at 10:18 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 Wiggins speaks out after damning report while Brailsford stays silent After long-promising to have his say once the department of culture, media and sport committee released its report, Sir Bradley Wiggins has again asserted he '100% did not cheat' yet failed to shed any more light onto the contents of the jiffy bag at the 2011 Criterium de […]

  • Velo South: The newest 100 mile closed road sportive sells out
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd February 2018 at 12:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Mar 2018 The latest closed road sportive from Velo sells 15,000 places in four days Entires for the inaugural Velo South 100 mile closed road sportive have sold out after just four days with it expected to be the second-largest sportive in the UK.This new sportive will take place on Sunday 23rd September allowing 15,000 riders to take on the […]

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

    Jack Elton-Walters 9 Mar 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 […]

  • Could Philippe Gilbert win all five Monument Classics?
    Posted by jrobinson on 7th August 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 Mar 2018 After a two-year contract extension, Philippe Gilbert harbours dream of Paris-Roubaix and Milano-San Remo glory Victory at the 2017 Tour of Flanders meant Philippe Gilbert joined Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) as the most successful rider across all five Monuments in the current pro peloton. Now with an extended contract at Quick-Step […]

  • Cyclist Track Days 2018: Your chance to ride the world's best bikes, tickets on sale now
    Posted by jcunningham on 12th April 2017 at 10:10 am

    Cyclist magazine 14 Mar 2018 Be the first to get tickets for our series of Cyclist Track Days in 2018 Following the huge success of the events in 2017, the Cyclist Track Days are returning for 2018 with more brands, more bikes and more locations. Four events will be held in Spring 2018 across three locations: Lee Valley Velopark in London, York Sport Cycle Circuit in […]

  • Classics season proper kicks off with Milan-San Remo but who could win?
    Posted by jackew on 15th March 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Mar 2018 Where should your money be for the first Monument of the year, Milan-San Remo, this Saturday? At 291 kilometres Milan-San Remo is the longest one-day race in modern cycling. Add in the neutralised zone and the peloton will have tackled in excess of 300km for the entire day. Coming at 263 and 278 kilometres respectively the Cipressa […]

  • How to go 'Everesting'
    Posted by jcunningham on 23rd February 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Matthew Page 9 Mar 2018 What is it? Repeats of a particular climb to rack up the height of Everest (8,848 metres) in a single activity. What is Everesting?’Everesting’ is the concept of repeating a particular climb while riding and racking up the height of Everest (8,848 metres) in a single activity.It’s not an event, but a challenge that anyone […]

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

    Cyclist magazine 12 Mar 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in March 2018 The season proper kickstarts with Milan-San Remo, the first Monument of the year, on Saturday 17th of March. The world's best riders will race 291km in search of victory on the Via Rome, with us spectators glued to the screen ready to emulate our heroes.After the peloton race through […]

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