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02/25/2018 08:17 AM
Watch: Angry Tom Dumoulin throws his bike to the floor after suffering yet another mechanical

Warning: Video contains language that some readers may find offensive

Tom Dumoulin put in his entry for our selection of the best bike throws and top hissy fits with a show of anger with his Giant bike at the Abu Dhabi Tour.

02/24/2018 03:25 PM
Watch: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2018 highlights

Video highlights from the 2018 edition of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the opening race of the cobbled classics in Belgium

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2018
Video highlights from the 2018 edition of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the opening race of the cobbled classics in Belgium

02/24/2018 11:58 AM
Watch: Abu Dhabi Tour stage four time trial highlights

Catch up with highlights of the fourth stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour 2018

24 February 2018 4th Abu Dhabi Tour Stage 04 : Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi ITT HOFSTEDE Lennard (NED) Sunweb Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA
Catch up with highlights of the fourth stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour 2018

02/24/2018 11:23 AM
Michael Valgren wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad from a late attack

Danish rider Michael Valgren claims his first Classics victory as Astana employ perfect team tactics to ensure a memorable win

Michael Valgren wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2018.
Danish rider Michael Valgren claims his first Classics victory as Astana employ perfect team tactics to ensure a memorable win

02/24/2018 09:10 AM
‘It sucks’: Tom Dumoulin disappointed after Abu Dhabi Tour time trial mechanical

Mechanical issue scuppers chance for Tom Dumoulin to take first time trial victory in the rainbow jersey – but he says he's still going for the Abu Dhabi Tour win on Sunday

24 February 2018 4th Abu Dhabi Tour Stage 04 : Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi ITT DUMOULIN Tom (NED) Sunweb Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA
Mechanical issue scuppers chance for Tom Dumoulin to take first time trial victory in the rainbow jersey – but he says he's still going for the Abu Dhabi Tour win on Sunday

02/24/2018 07:11 AM
Rohan Dennis takes Abu Dhabi Tour lead after time trial victory

BMC rider Rohan Dennis smashes Abu Dhabi Tour individual time trial to move into the overall race lead with just one stage remaining

Rohan Dennis during stage four of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour.
BMC rider Rohan Dennis smashes Abu Dhabi Tour individual time trial to move into the overall race lead with just one stage remaining

02/24/2018 06:33 AM
Astana riders ‘continuing as normal’ despite team’s financial concerns

Astana team manager Alexandre Vinokourov told Kazakh media that the squad has yet to receive funding for 2018

10 February 2018 5th Dubai Tour Stage 05 : Dubai - Dubai MINALI Riccardo (ITA) Astana Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA
Astana team manager Alexandre Vinokourov told Kazakh media that the squad has yet to receive funding for 2018

02/24/2018 06:00 AM
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2018: all you need to know

List of riders and teams taking part in the 2018 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium on Saturday, February 24 - plus previous winners and what to expect from the first cobbled classic of the year

Greg Van Avermaet on the cobbles of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (Credit: Sunada)
A full start list of riders and teams taking part in the 2017 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium on Saturday, February 25

02/23/2018 11:18 AM
‘Proper bike racing – everyone loves it’: Chris Lawless can’t wait to take on the cobbles this weekend

Team Sky new recruit Chris Lawless will line up for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday for his first cobbled classic as a pro rider

Chris Lawless.
Team Sky new recruit Chris Lawless will line up for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday for his first cobbled classic as a pro rider

02/23/2018 10:00 AM
Speeding lorry driver who killed cyclist after ‘failing to see’ him given six months in prison

Police investigation finds driver had cyclist in his line of vision for 13 seconds prior to collision

(Photo: Lonpicman/CC3.0)
A lorry driver from Yorkshire has been sentenced to six months in prison after driving into and killing a cyclist that he "failed to see" while speeding.

02/23/2018 09:33 AM
Two men charged after ‘attacking sportive riders with sticks’

A 60-year-old man and 71-year-old man charged in connection with alleged attacks using sticks at the Tour O' The Borders in September 2017

A 60-year-old man and 71-year-old man charged in connection with alleged attacks using sticks at the Tour O' The Borders in September 2017

02/23/2018 07:31 AM
Full details revealed for Velo South 100-mile closed road sportive

Testing route features 1,700m of climbing in the South Downs

Velo Birmingham 2017
Full details of Velo South, a new 100-mile closed road sportive, have been announced, with a testing and hilly route through the South Downs.

02/23/2018 07:24 AM
Tweets of the week: Callum Skinner, Bryan Coquard, Tao Geoghegan Hart, and more

The best tweets from around the world of cycling this week

As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, so here are our top-picked tweets from the last week in the world of cycling.

02/23/2018 06:00 AM
Esteban Chaves, Dan Martin and Sergio Henao to line-up for 2018 Paris-Nice

Provisional list of leading riders and teams taking part in Paris-Nice 2018 (March 4-11)

Sergio Henao in 2017 Paris-Nice.
Provisional list of leading riders and teams taking part in Paris-Nice 2018 (March 4-11)

02/23/2018 05:45 AM
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 2018 TV guide

Where to watch the opening races of the 2018 cobbled classics season: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne (February 24-25)

Greg Van Avermaet on the cobbles of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (Credit: Sunada)
Where to watch the opening races of the 2017 cobbled classics season: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne (February 25-26)

02/23/2018 05:43 AM
Car passenger who threw ‘oven cleaner’ over cyclist in road rage attack sentenced to litter-picking

Cyclist left with chemical burns after incident

(Photo: Lonpicman/CC3.0)
A car passenger who left a cyclist with chemical burns after throwing a strong alkaline substance similar to oven cleaner over him has escaped prison.

02/23/2018 05:18 AM
Madison Genesis and One Pro Cycling teams unveil their new bikes for 2018

British teams Madison Genesis and One Pro Cycling reveal their bikes and the kit they will be riding in during the 2018 season

British teams Madison Genesis and One Pro Cycling reveal their bikes and the kit they will be riding in during the 2018 season

02/23/2018 05:00 AM
‘Most cycle lanes are not fit for purpose’ says Surrey Police

Surrey Road Cops Twitter account says it's good news that cyclists don't have to use cycle lanes

You'll need hardwearing road bike tyres for your commute
You'll need hardwearing road bike tyres for your commute
Cycle lanes are "not fit for purpose" and "full of potholes" with it being good that cyclists are not required to use them, according to Surrey Police.

02/23/2018 04:00 AM
Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 2018 start list

Full list of teams and riders taking part in the 2018 edition of Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne in Belgium on Sunday, February 25

Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne.
Full list of teams and riders taking part in the 2018 edition of Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne in Belgium on Sunday, February 25

02/22/2018 09:09 AM
Can money buy you cycling success?

Love treating yourself to new kit or loathe the drain on funds? We talk to one big spender and one self-confessed tightwad

Paul Double and Ian Hope.
Love treating yourself to new kit or loathe the drain on funds? We talk to one big spender and one self-confessed tightwad