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  • Check the Strava file of the new Land's End to John O'Groats record
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd June 2018 at 2:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 22 Jun 2018 Michael Broadwith shave half an hour off of the original record with a remarkable two day ride Earlier this week, Michael Broadwith became the fastest rider to travel from Land's End to John O'Groats by bike. He managed the feat in 43 hours, 25 minutes and 13 seconds, a time 30 minutes quicker than the existing record, which stood for 17 […]

  • Tramadol ban, joint Worlds and gender equality on UCI agenda
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd June 2018 at 9:53 am

    Joe Robinson 22 Jun 2018 A whole host of changes announced as UCI takes strides in the fight against gender disparity and the use of tramadol The UCI has unveiled an ambitious agenda for the next four years, which includes the banning of painkiller drug tramadol, the indefinite approval of disc brakes, a surge towards gender equality and a joint World […]

  • 'It's easier to become king than stay king': Fränk Schleck Q&A
    Posted by pstuart on 21st June 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Peter Stuart 22 Jun 2018 Tour de France podium finisher Fränk Schleck talks about the 2018 Tour, fraternity and whether cycling influencers will ever replace pros Who do you expect to win the Tour de France?It’s going to be tricky this year. I always say – let’s wait until after the Dauphine and I’ll tell you more. But I’m still […]

  • Adam Yates targets Tour success but Ewan is left out
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st June 2018 at 10:47 am

    Joe Robinson 21 Jun 2018 Mitchelton-Scott put all their eggs in the GC basket, leaving no room for sprinter Caleb Ewan Mitchelton-Scott have named their team for the upcoming Tour de France with a lineup built around the general classification hopes of Brit Adam Yates but no place for Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan.The team has been moulded around giving Yates […]

  • Team Sky respond to Hinault's Froome comments
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st June 2018 at 9:26 am

    Joe Robinson 21 Jun 2018 As Chris Froome looks to equal Bernard Hinault's Tour record, the Badger has his say on the current situation Outspoken five-time Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault has suggested the peloton should go on strike if Chris Froome starts the Tour de France with uncertainty over his adverse analytical finding for salbutamol still […]

  • Team Sky and Cavendish descend on National Championships
    Posted by jrobinson on 20th June 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Joe Robinson 20 Jun 2018 Mark Cavendish, Geraint Thomas and Dani Rowe just a few of the top tier riders looking to win the national stripes Geraint Thomas (Team Sky), Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and Dani Rowe (WaowDeals) headline a strong lineup of riders heading to the British National Championships, which begin next Thursday in Northumberland. Thomas […]

  • Le Col HC shorts and Pro Air jersey review
    Posted by pstuart on 20th June 2018 at 3:19 pm

    Peter Stuart Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 15:41 Le Col’s newest range offers an excellent racey yet comfortable outfit, troubled by some minor niggles 4.0 / 5 £180 (bib shorts), £110 (jersey) Le Col’s has had a big shakeup of its line this year, off the back of over […]

  • Vuelta a Espana boss calls for Froome salbutamol decision before 2018 race
    Posted by jrobinson on 20th June 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Joe Robinson 20 Jun 2018 Javier Gullen believes time is complicating proceedings and leaves Spanish race in jeopardy Joining Mauro Vegni of the Giro d'Italia and Christian Prudhomme of the Tour de France before him, Vuelta a Espana race director Javier Gullen has had his first say on the Chris Froome (Team Sky) salbutamol case, claiming it must be resolved before […]

  • UCI closes case of Moscon deliberately crashing into Sebastian Reichenbach
    Posted by jrobinson on 20th June 2018 at 9:44 am

    Joe Robinson 20 Jun 2018 Case closed by cycling's governing body as Moscon gears up to support Froome at the Tour de France Gianni Moscon (Team Sky) will not face sanctions by the UCI disciplinary commission investigating whether the Italian deliberately pushed Sebastian Reichenbach (Groupama-FDJ) at the 2017 Tre Valli Varesine, causing the rider to crash.  […]

  • Love Coffee? Treat yourself to Cyclist’s newly launched premium brew
    Posted by jackew on 18th June 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Cyclist magazine 18 Jun 2018 Cyclist Coffee, 100% pure Colombian Arabica, now available to buy in single bags and on subscription Whether you’re looking for a gift or just want to treat yourself, why not try our new Cyclist Coffee? The 100% single origin Colombian Arabica coffee comes in three formats, with a choice of single bag or a full year's subscription.With […]

  • Rapha and Apple have teamed up with limited edition accessories
    Posted by jrobinson on 18th June 2018 at 9:44 am

    Joe Robinson 18 Jun 2018 The giants of cycling and tech have teamed up on with limited edition range It has finally happened. Rapha has teamed up with tech giant Apple and now the two brands have released a line of limited edition Rapha accessories exclusively for Apple products.Designed by Rapha, the products will be available exclusively at Apple with the focus […]

  • Mark Cavendish to race nationals before Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th June 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Jun 2018 Cummings set to defend titles while Dowsett, Storey and Pidcock also confirmed as racing Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) will complete his preparation for this summer's Tour de France by racing the British National Road Race Championships on Sunday 1st July, British Cycling confirmed. He will joined by teammate and current champion Steve […]

  • First look review: Mavic Cosmic Ultimate SL shoes
    Posted by pstuart on 15th June 2018 at 11:56 am

    Peter Stuart Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:56 Mavic launches a new top-tier lightweight racing shoe, and finally opts into Boa dials £330 The Mavic Cosmic Ultimate SL shoe is the newest in Mavic’s tradition of ultralight climbing shoes, coming in at 199g for a size 42 (EU).The shoes showcase a host of other new features, most distinctive of […]

  • Watch: Bouhanni outsprints teammate as Cofidis tensions rise
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th June 2018 at 9:06 am


  • Aqua Blue Sport owner publicly criticises team's 3T Strada bike for 'costing results'
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th June 2018 at 8:13 am

    Joe Robinson 15 Jun 2018 Teething problems for 1x specific bike continue at the Tour de Suisse with multiple mechanicals The partnership between Irish ProContinental team Aqua Blue Sport and bike sponsor 3T seems to have hit the rocks as team owner Rick Delaney publicly criticised the 1x specific 3T Strada after issues experienced at the ongoing Tour de Suisse. […]

  • First look review: Mavic Cosmic Ultimate UST wheelset
    Posted by pstuart on 14th June 2018 at 6:01 pm

    Peter Stuart Friday, June 15, 2018 - 05:06 Mavic’s Cosmic Ultimate UST wheel brings tubeless clincher tyres to the brand's flagship tubular WorldTour wheel 4.0 / 5 £3,055 Conjure an image of a wheel in the Tour de France in any period in the last 25 years, and you may […]

  • Cycle-commuters passing through Embankment and Blackfriars hits 1 million since February
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th June 2018 at 3:31 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 Jun 2018 Use of Cycle Superhighways continue to grow in London as segregated lanes begin to expand More than a million cyclists have used the Cycle Superhighway along Embankment and Cycle Superhighway over Blackfriars since the segregated routes opened on 19th February this year.As of 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th June, 1,004,423 cyclists had passed […]

  • Geraardsbergen priced out of hosting 2021 World Championships
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th June 2018 at 9:40 am

    Joe Robinson 14 Jun 2018 Location of iconic Muur unable to afford hosting competition as financial pressures of Championships continue to tell Geraardsbergen has pulled out of hosting the UCI World Championships in 2021 over the governing body's €3 million asking price to host the event.The UCI will announce which city will win the right to host […]

  • Tour de France to be broadcast in full on Welsh-language channel
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th June 2018 at 4:02 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Jun 2018 Potential Tour yellow sees new channel broadcast race in full for Welsh speaking audience With the recent victory of Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) at the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine, Welsh cycling has arguably reached a new height and now this recent success is being transferred into its television broadcasts.Welsh-language television channel […]

  • LottoNL-Jumbo change kit to prevent clash at Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th June 2018 at 3:33 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Jun 2018 Team also announce first three riders heading to this year's race LottoNL-Jumbo have joined Team Sky and Lotto-Soudal as teams tweaking their regular kit for the upcoming Tour de France. The Dutch WorldTour team will ride the three week race in a black jersey as opposed to its regular yellow look.The team, sponsored by the Dutch lottery, […]

  • Extreme weather could cause major Tour de France route change
    Posted by jrobinson on 13th June 2018 at 10:28 am


  • BMC Racing: Make or break time for the squad following the death of long-time backer
    Posted by jackew on 13th June 2018 at 9:20 am

    Joseph Delves 13 Jun 2018 Future of the BMC pro-team appears in doubt as hunt for new title sponsor continues Despite having a favourite for the Tour de France in the form of Richie Porte, and currently providing a home to pre-eminent Classics rider Greg Van Avermaet, the future of BMC Racing reamains in doubt. The news comes after the BMC bike brand announced an […]

  • Lotto-Soudal banned from using aerodynamic speed gel at the Tour de Suisse
    Posted by jackew on 12th June 2018 at 2:57 pm

    Joseph Delves 12 Jun 2018 Gel containing miniature balls had been slathered over riders legs at the Criterium du Dauphine Pro cycling's latest air-cheating ruse has been banned by the UCI after just one outing. Comprising a gel containing hundreds of small spheres, the messy looking innovation had been seen on the legs of the Lotto-Soudal squad during the team […]

  • Alex Dowsett: 'I’ve got the gas to go as far as Wiggins in the Hour Record'
    Posted by jackew on 11th June 2018 at 3:30 pm

    Joseph Delves 11 Jun 2018 We caught up with the rider to chat about his recent Giro ride, his Tour prediction, and if he’ll regain the Hour Record. Photo: TDW Sport Following a transfer from Movistar to Katusha-Alpecin, Alex Dowsett is back riding Grand Tours. With his new role combining a place in Marcel Kittel’s lead-out train and the squad’s […]

  • Uber launches electric bike-share service in Berlin
    Posted by jackew on 11th June 2018 at 2:48 pm

    Joseph Delves 11 Jun 2018 Jump e-bike scheme aims to patch up its relationship with city regulators. Photo: Uber Jump press image Controversial private hire operator Uber has launched its dockless e-bike hire service in Berlin. Its Jump bikes are already operating in San Francisco and Washington, but the move represents their first foray into Europe.Announcing […]

  • Canyon-SRAM announce line-up ahead of the Ovo Energy Women's Tour
    Posted by jackew on 11th June 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Joseph Delves 11 Jun 2018 Defending champ Niewiadoma forms part of strong squad including Ferrand-Prévot, Klein, and the Barnes sisters. Photo: Velofocus Canyon-SRAM have announced their line-up ahead of the five-day Ovo Energy Women’s Tour. Taking place this week, from 13th to 17th June, the race will see riders competing over stages across the […]

  • Team Sky Jiffy bag doctor to publish book just before the Tour de France
    Posted by jackew on 11th June 2018 at 10:30 am

    Joseph Delves 11 Jun 2018 Too ill to appear before Select Committee, Dr Freeman set to address allegations of misuse of medical treatment to enhance performance The doctor at the centre of the Team Sky Jiffy bag scandal is to release a book, just weeks before the Tour de France. Reportedly addressing many of the questions which the Commons Select Committee into […]

  • Cyclists wanted: Recreate one day in Mark Beaumont’s round the world record
    Posted by jackew on 11th June 2018 at 9:42 am

    Joseph Delves 11 Jun 2018 Join Beaumont on a 240-mile ride from Argyll to Aberdeen in aid of the STV Children’s Appeal A huge day out for most riders, just another day in the office for circumnavigation record holder Mark Beaumont. With the aim of raising money to help children and young people affected by poverty in Scotland, Beaumont is looking for 80 […]

  • Will the Tour de Suisse and Route d'Occitanie provide a glimpse of the Tour de France to come?
    Posted by jackew on 8th June 2018 at 10:42 am

    Joseph Delves 8 Jun 2018 With many riders missing the Critérium du Dauphiné you’ll have to look elsewhere to gauge the form of the big Tour contenders Traditionally the Critérium du Dauphiné provided a condensed version of the later Tour de France. Taking place in France, a month before the bigger event, this eight-day stage-race […]

  • Planned pedestrianisation of London's Oxford Street scuppered by Westminster Council
    Posted by jackew on 8th June 2018 at 10:22 am

    Joseph Delves 8 Jun 2018 Council torpedos plan citing largely positive public consultation. 'This will be seen as a betrayal,' says Mayor Kahn Westminster council has withdrawn support for the proposed pedestrianisation of Oxford Street in London, effectively killing off the idea. The news was revealed in a letter sent to residents on Thursday 7th June, following […]

  • Christian Prudhomme says he won’t stop Chris Froome racing at the Tour de France
    Posted by jackew on 7th June 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Joseph Delves 7 Jun 2018 Race director says decision is up to the UCI, despite having no obligation to let the defending champion ride Having previously been reported to be contemplating blocking Chris Froome’s return to the Tour de France, race director Christian Prudhomme says he won’t stand in his way. This is despite the case regarding his adverse […]

  • Rapha 'Riding is the Answer' campaign aims to get more people on bikes
    Posted by jackew on 7th June 2018 at 3:09 pm

    Joseph Delves 7 Jun 2018 From beginners to old hands. A series of inclusive clubhouse events this summer aims to bring the bicycle to an ever greater audience This summer marks Rapha’s first-ever brand campaign. Touting cycling as a universal panacea to a number of everyday life stresses, like poor health, tension, and a decaying and polluted urban environment, the […]

  • Win an original Tour de Yorkshire artwork worth £165
    Posted by jackew on 24th May 2018 at 1:46 pm

    BikesEtc 14 Jun 2018 Your chance to win some Tour de Yorkshire artwork The Tour de Yorkshire (TdY) recently enjoyed its fourth edition, attracting some of the world’s greatest riders and more than two million spectators.So, to celebrate, we’re giving one reader the chance to own an original artwork by the race’s official artist Lucy Pittaway. […]

  • London Nocturne: Free-to-spectate racing in the heart of London this weekend
    Posted by jackew on 17th May 2018 at 10:43 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 8 Jun 2018 The Mr Porter London Nocturne take places this Saturday 9th June in the City of London, and it's free to attend The Mr Porter London Nocturne returns to the capital's streets with the event taking place on a closed circuit in the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral on this Saturday 9th June. The event was previously sponsored by Rapha and […]

  • 'It's about having fun on the bike' Mark Beaumont to attempt Hour Record on a penny-farthing
    Posted by jackew on 14th May 2018 at 6:15 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 15 Jun 2018 Searching for something different, ultra-endurance rider Mark Beaumont was attempt the Hour Record on a penny-farthing at Herne Hill As part of the World Cycling Revival this week, Mark Beaumont is set to attempt the R.White’s Lemonade Penny Farthing Hour World Record at the famous Herne Hill Velodrome. Ahead of his training […]

  • World Cycling Revival: All you need to know
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd November 2017 at 11:37 am

    Joe Robinson 14 Jun 2018 Live music, racing and exhibitions will headline the World Cycling Revival at the iconic Herne Hill Velodrome in 2018 Descending on the iconic Herne Hill Velodrome for June 2018, the World Cycling Revival will bring a weekend of vintage festivities in what is billed as 'the greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen'. […]

  • Cyclist predictions: Who we're backing at the 2018 Tour de France
    Posted by jackew on 23rd June 2017 at 3:47 pm

    Cyclist magazine 19 Jun 2018 Cyclist staffers reveal who they're tipping for Tour de France glory, but place wagers at your own risk We've had a think about who might win, surprise and disappoint at the 2018 Tour de France. You can let us know on Facebook and Twitter just how wrong you think we are.Peter Muir, EditorYellow jersey: Nairo Quintana – Froome […]

  • Women's Tour 2018: Route, riders and all you need to know
    Posted by jcunningham on 15th February 2017 at 10:43 am

    Cyclist magazine 12 Jun 2018 All the key information about the 2018 Ovo Energy Women's Tour The Ovo Energy Women's Tour returns for another year with the race taking place over five stages from 13th to 17th June. The female professionals will tackle a testing course throughout England and Wales suiting sprinters and punchuers alike.Below is all the key […]

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

    Cyclist magazine 21 Jun 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in June 2018 June is the quiet before the storm in the cycling world. The Giro d'Italia has just finished in an empthatic  manner with Chris Froome taking victory and we are now all holding our breathes ahead of the Tour de France in July.While the world of professional cycling is all focused […]

  • 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 20 Jun 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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