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  • Giro d'Italia Stage 19: Froome goes long to take stage and pink jersey
    Posted by jrobinson on 25th May 2018 at 1:11 pm

    Joe Robinson 25 May 2018 A spectacular solo effort sees the top 10 completely change as pink hands over from one Brit to another Chris Froome (Team Sky) rode a stage that will go down into history as he attacked solo with over 70km to go, taking Stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia to the Jafferau and overturning a 3 minute deficit to ride into the pink jersey.After his […]

  • E-bikes to be subject to insurance under new European law
    Posted by jrobinson on 24th May 2018 at 3:13 pm

    Joe Robinson 25 May 2018 The rise of the e-bike could stall as new law enforces third-party insurance The rapid growth of e-bikes across Europe could be set to stall after it was announced today by the European Commission that all e-bike riders without third-party insurance will in fact be riding illegally. The decision by the European Commission would […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Maximilian Schachmann triumphs on Stage 18 while Simon Yates loses time
    Posted by schallis on 24th May 2018 at 11:31 am

    Sam Challis 24 May 2018 Maximilian Schachmann proves the strongest on Stage 18's uphill finish as Simon Yates cedes 28 seconds Maximilian Schachmann (Quick-Step Floors) wins Stage 18 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia from a day-long breakaway that was thinned by repeated attacks on the final climb up to Prato Nevoso.Most of today's 196km stage was always going to be a […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Viviani beats Bennett to claim Stage 17 in sprint finish
    Posted by mjames on 23rd May 2018 at 3:04 pm

    Martin James 23 May 2018 Quick-Step Floors man takes a fourth stage win to all but seal points jersey win in tricky conditions Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) won Stage 17 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia, beating chief rival Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Niccolo Bonifazio (Bahrain Merida) in a sprint finish in dangerously wet conditions that fortunately saw none of […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018 : Aru docked 20 seconds for illegal drafting in time trial
    Posted by jrobinson on 23rd May 2018 at 8:57 am


  • Giro d'Italia power stats: Dennis destroys the field
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd May 2018 at 5:11 pm

    Joe Robinson 23 May 2018 The Australian dominates the time trial and here are the watts needed to do so Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) produced a phenomenal performance on the Stage 16 time trial to Rovereto limiting his loses to 1 minute 15 seconds from Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb). With four true stages remaining - Stage 21 being a processional stage to Rome - […]

  • Cotswolds sportive to be held in honour of the late Sharon Laws
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd May 2018 at 4:17 pm

    Joe Robinson 23 May 2018 Stage of women's Tour of Britain to also be held in memory of rider as it pasts through the Cotswolds Sharon Laws's childhood school, The Cotswold School, will hold its first sportive this July in memory of the late rider who lost her battle with cancer last year. Named the 'Sharon Laws Sportive', the celebration will tackle a 43 […]

  • Middle East Tour to cross Israeli-Jordan border
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd May 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Joe Robinson 22 May 2018 Race to cross borders in attempt to spread peace in Middle East through sport In the build-up to the Giro d'Italia’s big start in Jerusalem just under three weeks ago, Mauro Vegni of race organiser RCS repeatedly emphasised that sport and politics should be kept separate.The remarks caused more than a little controversy, with many […]

  • Simon Yates keeps the Maglia Rosa as Rohan Dennis takes TT win in Giro Stage 16
    Posted by pstuart on 22nd May 2018 at 3:13 pm

    Peter Stuart 22 May 2018 A fantastic effort from Simon Yates saw him fend off the big challenge of the Giro, as Dennis takes a strong overall win Rohan Dennis of BMC Racing took a blistering victory at the 34.5km individual time trial into Roverto for Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia, with a time of 40.00 and an average speed of 51.3kmh, while a dramatic race […]

  • Phil Gaimon and Fabian Cancellara confirm date for race
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd May 2018 at 12:18 pm

    Joe Robinson 22 May 2018 Duo set to go head to head in Switzerland to draw a line under online feud Former professional cyclist-turned YouTuber Phil Gaimon and four-time time trial World Champion Fabian Cancellara have set a date for their much anticipated bike race. The pair are set to conclude their online spat with a light-hearted yet surely competitive race […]

  • Baby Giro to incorporate pursuit-style time trial
    Posted by jrobinson on 22nd May 2018 at 9:09 am

    Joe Robinson 22 May 2018 UCI sign off on pursuit time trial which could be used While the adult Giro d'Italia takes on its potentially decisive individual time trial today with Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) and Tom Dumoulin shooting out for pink, an interesting change to proceedings has been approved at the under-23 Giro. It has been confirmed by the race […]

  • Team time trial to be ditched from World Championships after Innsbruck
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st May 2018 at 3:16 pm

    Joe Robinson 21 May 2018 All UCI WorldTour teams to be invited to 2018 edition as event set to be dropped from schedule The team time trial is set to be dropped by the UCI after the 2018 World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria, it confirmed in a statement today.Cycling's governing body revealed that the team event would not be part of the programme for the […]

  • Ahead of Stavanger, here is how the Hammer Series works
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st May 2018 at 2:23 pm

    Joe Robinson 22 May 2018 The three-day race returns in Norway next weekend and here's a reminder of how it will be won The conclusion of the 2018 Giro d'Italia comes next weekend with the Colle delle Finestre-Sestriere, Cervinia and then a processional stage into Rome. It could see the first British winner of the race with current leader Simon Yates […]

  • Giro d'Italia stage stats: Froome's Zoncolan watts and Yates's surge for victory
    Posted by jrobinson on 21st May 2018 at 9:25 am

    Joe Robinson 21 May 2018 The numbers needed for Froome to win on Zoncolan and for Dumoulin to limit his loses The penultimate weekend of the 2018 Giro d'Italia is now behind us and two stages in firstly the Alps and then the Dolomites has set up what will be a fascinating final week of racing.Ahead of tomorrow's 34km individual time trial, Simon Yates […]

  • Giro d'Italia Stage 15: Yates extends race lead with third stage victory
    Posted by jrobinson on 20th May 2018 at 1:35 pm

    Joe Robinson 20 May 2018 Dumoulin loses time to Yates as Englishman takes yet another stage victory to Sappada Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) laid down his biggest marker yet for the pink jersey at the 2018 Giro d'Italia taking stage victory number three to Sappada and extending his lead in the pink jersey.Defending champion Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) will have […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Viviani makes it a hat trick with win on Stage 13
    Posted by jrobinson on 18th May 2018 at 1:50 pm

    Joe Robinson 18 May 2018 Viviani takes the stage while Simon Yates enjoys a relaxing day in the fight for pink Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) made the sprint into Nervesa della Battaglia on Stage 13 look routine as he rode to his third stage victory of the 2018 Giro d'Italia.The Italian left it until the final 200 metres to launch his sprint managing to keep a […]

  • UCI suspends Astana sports director after Yorkshire crash
    Posted by jrobinson on 18th May 2018 at 11:14 am

    Joe Robinson 18 May 2018 Lars Michaelsen will serve suspension and handed fine after colliding with central reservation earlier in month The UCI has handed Astana sports director Lars Michaelsen a suspension and fine as a result of his car crash at the Tour de Yorkshire.During Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire earlier this month, Michaelsen was driving one of the […]

  • Giro d'Italia stage stats: How many watts do you need to attack from the peloton?
    Posted by jrobinson on 18th May 2018 at 10:38 am

    Joe Robinson 18 May 2018 Stage 12 was nothing but relaxing and the power numbers of the stage's protagonists prove this Stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia to Imola should have been a formulaic procession for the sprint teams with such tough days ahead this weekend. However, thanks to some torrential rain, a bit of wind and a couple of attacks, the race yet again found […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Chris Froome comes good on Monte Zoncolan finish
    Posted by jspender on 17th May 2018 at 4:48 pm

    James Spender 19 May 2018 Chris Froome takes his first Giro d'Italia stage win of his career on Stage 14's Monte Zoncolan Chris Froome and the Monte Zoncolan took centre stage in a day which saw the race culminate with all the big names at the sharp end of proceedings.With 4km to go a near silent Froome finally made his move on the unmerciful Zoncolan gradient, […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Bennett takes rain-soaked Stage 12 victory into Imola
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th May 2018 at 3:12 pm

    Joe Robinson 17 May 2018 Deciding to sprint early, Bennett proved he was the strongest rider on the day Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) powered away from the peloton to take a sprint finish into Imola on Stage 12 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia. After deciding to go early, the Irishman left everyone else behind to take his second stage victory of this Giro d'Italia.Matej […]

  • Dean Stott: 14,000 miles in 99 days from Argentina to Alaska for mental health
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th May 2018 at 11:38 am

    Joe Robinson 17 May 2018 The former Special Forces solider entered a dark place when he was forced to retire, however cycling gave him a whole new challenge Dean Stott was a British Special Forces soldier in the prime of his career until an accident while parachuting damaged his knee and forced him to leave the army. Unable to run 50 metres, Stott found himself in […]

  • London Nocturne to return next month
    Posted by jackew on 17th May 2018 at 10:43 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 17 May 2018 There had been reports of the event being pulled, but the Mr Porter London Nocturne will take place on Saturday 9th June The Mr Porter London Nocturne will return to the capital's streets next month, with the event taking place on a closed circuit in the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral on Saturday 9th June. The event was previously […]

  • Giro d'Italia stage stats: Yates's winning watts
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th May 2018 at 9:32 am

    Joe Robinson 17 May 2018 Take a look at the numbers that saw Yates outclimb Dumoulin and De Marchi join the break Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) solidified his position in the pink jersey on Stage 11 of the Giro d'Italia into the hilltop town of Osimo as he rode to his second stage victory of the race.Launching a stinging attack in the final 1,500m, the […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Yates extends lead with Stage 11 win; Froome distanced
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th May 2018 at 1:31 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 May 2018 The pink jersey extends his lead as Chris Froome loses another 40 seconds in Osimo Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) tightened his grip on the pink jersey by winning Stage 11 of the Giro d'Italia into Osimo. The Brit put his rivals to the sword with a stinging attack in the final 1.5km.Defending champion Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) chased […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: The numbers needed to drop Chaves and win the stage
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th May 2018 at 10:39 am

    Joe Robinson 16 May 2018 Chaves lost substantial time on Stage 10 and it took some big numbers to make sure he stayed dropped Stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia should have been a formulaic transition stage from Penne to Gualdo Tadino with a large breakaway riding to victory with the General Classification riders keeping it relaxed as they eased back into the race […]

  • Watch: How to celebrate a victory as a professional cyclist
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th May 2018 at 9:09 am

    Joe Robinson 16 May 2018 Toms Skujins wins Stage 3 of the Tour of California and shows us how to celebrate a win The emotion of a rider crossing the line in first place can tell you a lot about their character. Often it's a shout of relief like Peter Sagan at Paris-Roubaix this year or Simon Yates atop Gran Sasso last weekend.Sometimes riders try and play it […]

  • Ned Boulting to tour new one-man stage show, Tour de Ned
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th May 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Joe Robinson 18 May 2018 The cycling commentator to return to the stage 21-date show ITV cycling commentator Ned Boulting has announced his return to the stages of the United Kingdom with his latest one-man show, Tour de Ned.Across twenty-one nights this Autumn, Boulting will dissect the 2018 Tour de France, warts and all, reliving the best and worst moments of […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Mohoric wins Stage 10 as Chaves drops out of contention
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th May 2018 at 12:16 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 May 2018 Slovenian wins from two-man break while Chaves loses all hope on General Classification Matej Mohoric (Bahrain-Merida) won Stage 10 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia to Gualdo Tadino after attacking in the final 40km of the stage. The Slovenian took Nico Denz (AG2R La Mondiale) to the line and outsprinted the German despite leading out the […]

  • One ride, 8,848m climbed: Everest the highest peak in Wales
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th May 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 May 2018 Official event that sees riders climb the height of Everest in the Welsh valleys returns for a second year The masochistic craze of 'Everesting' on your bike has quickly become one of the toughest challenges an individual can do on his or her bike. Simply, it asks you to repeatedly climb up a hill until you have matched the same vertical […]

  • Mavic releases latest limited edition kit, Allure
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th May 2018 at 11:13 am

    Joe Robinson 15 May 2018 More red, white and blue from the French company with its latest limited kit Cycling has gone pink as the 101st Giro d'Italia weaves it way around Italy for three weeks. Bike brands launch special pink frames, component manufactures paint everything pink and pink jerseys are 10 to the dozen.Yet French bike part giants Mavic has reminded us that […]

  • Analysis: How things stand after nine stages of the 2018 Giro d'Italia
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th May 2018 at 8:39 am

    Joe Robinson 14 May 2018 How the GC riders have done so far and what they need to do in the race for pink After nine stages, the Giro d'Italia 2018 has hit its first rest day proper. Technically, last Monday was the first rest day but this was necessary as a result of travelling back to Italy from Israel.Today, the Giro peloton and their teams will be sipping […]

  • '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 14 May 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 next month, 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 session […]

  • Giro d'Italia Stage 9: Simon Yates wins while Froome and Dumoulin lose time
    Posted by jackew on 13th May 2018 at 2:07 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 13 May 2018 Simon Yates won Stage 9 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia after kicking in the closing metres Simon Yates won Stage 9 of the Giro d'Italia to extend his overall lead while other big names such as Chris Froome (Team Sky) and Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) lost varying amounts of time to the pink jersey.Dumoulin shipped 12 seconds, […]

  • Giro d’Italia 2018 Stage 8: Movistar’s Richard Carapaz takes surprise win on final climb
    Posted by pmuir on 12th May 2018 at 12:24 pm

    Pete Muir 12 May 2018 The young rider from Ecuador takes his first Giro stage, while Simon Yates stays in pink Young Ecuadorean rider Richard Carapaz (Movistar) exploded out of the main pack on the final climb to win Stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia.Wearing the white 'Best Young Rider' jersey, Carapaz managed to break away from the peloton as it closed on the […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018 stage 7: Sam Bennett trumps Viviani to claim victory
    Posted by mjames on 11th May 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Martin James 11 May 2018 Bora-Hansgrohe man overhauls Quick-Step Floors favourite in high-speed finish Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) outsprinted favourite Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) to win Stage 7 of the 2018 Giro d’Italia in Praia a Mare, coming off the Italian's shoulder in the run for the line at the end of a flat 159km stage from Pizzo in southern […]

  • Win tickets to The P&P World Cycling Revival Worth £118
    Posted by jackew on 12th March 2018 at 12:36 pm

    BikesEtc 14 May 2018 Your chance to attend the event at the Herne Hill Velodrome, for free The P&P World Cycling Revival, the greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen, will take place between 14th and 16th June 2018 at Herne Hill Velodrome, London. This high-end heritage sporting, music and lifestyle festival event celebrates 200 years of […]

  • World of tomorrow: The future of cycling as transport
    Posted by mjames on 13th September 2017 at 10:51 am

    Peter Stuart 23 May 2018 How will changes in infrastructure, technology and law affect riders in the ongoing battle for road space? There was a time in the 1960s when we had the future all worked out. Elevated highways would allow space-age cars to whiz around our cities at 120mph, while pedestrians would be transported on a system of escalators. There […]

  • In praise of the Tifosi
    Posted by jcunningham on 16th May 2017 at 4:51 pm

    Trevor Ward 17 May 2018 Italy’s cycling fans have a passion and pride that makes them stand out from the crowd Stephen Roche’s experience of the tifosi was wildly different from my own. Around the same time as he was being punched, abused and spat at by fans as he raced to victory in the 1987 Giro, I was being blown kisses by a bikini-clad […]

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

    Cyclist magazine 15 May 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in May 2018 It's May which in the cycling world means one thing, the Giro d'Italia. The tifosi, unpredictable racing, grinding mountains and delicious food make the fight for pink special and a spectacle to watch. After wathcing any stage of the Giro, as a rider, you are probably left with a […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Route, riders and all you need to know
    Posted by jcunningham on 26th October 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Cyclist magazine 24 May 2018 Key information about the 2018 Giro d'Italia men's race from Friday 4th to Sunday 27th May Giro d'Italia 2018: key informationDates: Friday 4th to Sunday 27th May 2018 Start: 5th May, Israel Finish: 27th May, Milan, ItalyCountries visited: Israel, Italy UK television […]

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