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06/22/2018 09:41 AM
Dutch riders’s association blasts CPA as it quits organisation for lack of progress

The Dutch association listed numerous reasons for quitting the Association of Professional Cyclists in a long statement

Tom Dumoulin on Mount Fløyen during the time trial at the World Championships, where he produced a dominant performance to win his first rainbow jersey

The Dutch association listed numerous reasons for quitting the Association of Professional Cyclists in a long statement

06/22/2018 07:09 AM
Tweets of the week: Ryan Mullen, Geraint Thomas, Owain Doull and more

The week's best tweets

Photos: Yuzuru Sunada
The week's best tweets

06/21/2018 01:21 PM
UCI introduces host of changes including approval of disc brakes, steps towards gender equality & mass Worlds event

UCI's Agenda 2022 outlines ambitious plans for the next four years

David Lappartient. Photo: Simon Wilkinson/SWpix.com/REX/Shutterstock

UCI's Agenda 2022 outlines ambitious plans for the next four years

06/21/2018 01:05 PM
UCI moves to ban Tramadol in-competition use and introduces revised rules for low cortisol

Governing body will prevent riders from competing if they show low levels of cortisol

The peloton at the Giro d'Italia (Sunada)
Governing body will prevent riders from competing if they show low levels of cortisol

06/21/2018 12:03 PM
Take our helmet survey for a chance to win a pair of 100% sunglasses.

How do you choose what is the right helmet for you?

Win a pair on 100% sunglasses
Win a pair on 100% sunglasses: We would like your help to determine how you choose what is the right helmet for you.

06/21/2018 09:45 AM
Benefits of cycle commutes highlighted on Clean Air day

Outdoor pollution is linked to around 40,000 deaths a year, and children breath in 30 per cent more

Commuting by bike. Image: Richard Baybutt
Outdoor pollution is linked to around 40,000 deaths a year, and children breath in 30 per cent more

06/20/2018 11:38 AM
Cyclist dies after collision with car towing trailer in Earl’s Court

68-year-old woman the fourth cyclist to die in London in 2018

68-year-old woman the fourth cyclist to die in London in 2018

06/20/2018 03:30 AM
Wiggle Steeple Chase Sportive

On the Wiggle Steeple Chase you get to cycle on whisper-quiet roads through some of the prettiest countryside you’ll find anywhere in Britain, riding from village to village guided by church towers, spires and steeples

Wiggle Steeple Chase sportive
On the Wiggle Steeple Chase you get to cycle on whisper-quiet roads through some of the prettiest countryside you’ll find anywhere in Britain, riding from village to village guided by church towers, spires and steeples

06/19/2018 12:08 PM
19 riders injured after driver u-turned on race circuit in Belgium

The driver was turning around after parking her car outside her home facing against the race traffic

The driver was turning around after parking her car outside her home facing against the race traffic

06/19/2018 10:21 AM
‘How do cyclists get big legs?’ – you asked Google and we’ve got the answer

Looking to build some muscle through cycling? You may need to hit the gym, too

Image: Sunada
Looking to build some muscle through cycling? You may need to hit the gym, too

06/19/2018 09:02 AM
Human Race issues statement over incident with horse rider and cyclists at Royal Windsor Triathlon

"It is saddening when the actions of a few individuals undermine an experience that is so positive for so many," says event organiser

"It is saddening when the actions of a few individuals undermine an experience that is so positive for so many," says event organiser

06/19/2018 06:01 AM
Cycling and heart health: should you worry about pushing your heart too hard?

Provoked by a cardiac glitch of his own, CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to troublesome changes in the heart

CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to troublesome changes in the heart.

06/19/2018 05:08 AM
Cycling during pregnancy: advice from Lizzie Deignan and Dame Sarah Storey

The former world champion, Dame Sarah Storey and a consultant obstetrician provide their advice for expectant mothers

Lizzie Armitstead at the Women's Tour de Yorkshire 2016
The former world champion, Dame Sarah Storey and a consultant obstetrician provide their advice for expectant mothers

06/18/2018 07:36 AM
Cycling in Tuscany – an expert guide

Touring by bicycle is an ideal way to explore Chianti country. Gregor Brown of Cycling Weekly recommends an itinerary - and the best places to stop off for authentic food and wine

Touring by bicycle is an ideal way to explore Chianti country. Gregor Brown of Cycling Weekly recommends an itinerary - and the best places to stop off for authentic food and wine

06/18/2018 07:35 AM
Race organiser launches investigation after competitors undertake horse and injure rider during triathlon (video)

Horse rider left shaken in shocking display of poor riding during triathlon

Event organisers have launched an investigation after triathlon competitors rode into a horse and injured its rider during the Royal Windsor triathlon.

06/18/2018 06:29 AM
‘Unbreakable’ Land’s End – John o’Groats record beaten for first time in 17 years

Michael Broadwith knocks nearly 40 minutes off previous record

Michael Broadwith
Michael Broadwith has become the first rider to set a new Land's End - John o'Groats record in 17 years as he knocked 40 minutes off the previous mark.

06/17/2018 04:00 AM
Ride With… Worthing Excelsior Cycling Club

James West heads out for a pacy pedal with a West Sussex outfit, Worthing Excelsior Cycling Club

Ride with Worthing Excelsior CC
James West heads out for a pacy pedal with a West Sussex outfit, Worthing Excelsior Cycling Club

06/16/2018 04:30 AM
Who would be the first rider you would sign if you started a pro cycling team?

Imagine the dream job of running a professional cycling team: you have the money, you have the staff... but which rider would be at the top of your list to sign?
- Photo by Yuzuru Sunada

Giro d'Italia 2018
Imagine the dream job of running a professional cycling team: you have the money, you have the staff... but which rider would be at the top of your list to sign?

06/15/2018 09:22 AM
Tweets of the week: André Greipel, Alex Dowsett, Rigoberto Uran 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.

06/15/2018 07:00 AM
Dr Hutch: Seven great acts of cycling stupidity

A collection of wince-inducing, cringe-worthy moments endured by cyclists

A collection of wince-inducing, cringe-worthy moments endured by cyclists