General News – Cycling Weekly

Daily cycling news and bike reviews from the UK's best-selling cycling magazine.

05/27/2017 07:00 AM
Icons of cycling: The maglia rosa

The story of one of cycling’s most distinctive jerseys

Tom Dumoulin on the podium after winning stage 14 of the Giro d'Italia
The story of one of cycling’s most distinctive jerseys

05/26/2017 07:42 AM
Tweets of the week: Alex Dowsett, Robert Gesink, Elinor Barker, 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.

05/26/2017 07:38 AM
Rapha Nocturne and Cycling Weekly announce new partnership for 2017 race series

The Nocturne has expanded to Copenhagen for 2017

Rapha Nocturne
New partnership announced between Rapha Nocturne and Cycling Weekly

05/25/2017 04:00 PM
Phil Gaimon’s worst retirement ever part three: Only getting better or worse? (video)

The former Cannondale pro releases another episode from his KOM hunting retirement

The former Cannondale pro releases another episode from his KOM hunting retirement

05/25/2017 11:10 AM
Get a free £10 Wiggle voucher when you book a Wiggle Super Series event this Bank Holiday Weekend

Offer ends Bank Holiday Monday - so act fast!

Wiggle Super Series voucher offer
Get a free £10 Wiggle voucher when you book a Wiggle Super Series event at UK Cycling Events this Bank Holiday Weekend

05/25/2017 07:54 AM
Survey reveals just how little some motorists know about cyclists’ rights

Lack of knowledge combined with plenty of anger, study finds

A survey of 1,000 motorists found 81% of drivers believe that cyclists have to stay on the left of the road, and 65% think they must use a cycle lane.

05/25/2017 06:30 AM
Ride with… Stourbug

We ride out with a Midlands club for whom miles mean mirth

We ride out with a Midlands cycling club for whom miles mean mirth

05/25/2017 06:23 AM
German athlete’s 1,850m swim takes the honour of being Strava’s billionth activity

Milestone reached less than eight years after Strava's public launch

Your club data will now be accessible through your mobile too
A athlete from Germany has had the honour of uploading Strava's billionth activity, a 1,850m, 45-minute swim completed on May 21.

05/24/2017 11:30 AM
Don’t get too close: Protecting cyclists with the 1.5 metre rule

PedalSure and Cycling Weekly team up to highlight the dangers of close passing

PedalSure and Cycling Weekly team up to highlight the dangers of close passing

05/24/2017 07:00 AM
Win £100 with your #TourSockSelfie

With Tour Magazine going on sale today, many of you will have already noticed that we are once again running our #TourSockelfie competition.

#TourSockSelfie
Share your #TourSockSelfie on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for a chance to win

05/24/2017 05:52 AM
Family of cyclist who suffered life-changing injuries in crash in Spain launch campaign to bring him home

Cost of bringing John Telfer back to Scotland expected to be €19,000

John Telfer (centre) while riding in Spain
The family of a Scottish cyclist who suffered life-changing injuries while riding in Spain have launched a crowdfunding campaign to pay to fly him home.

05/24/2017 04:00 AM
Tour Magazine 2017 is onsale today!

Order your copy online now with free P&P. The UK’s number one fan’s guide to the Tour de France

The UK’s number one fan’s guide to the Tour de France. Available to order online now.

05/23/2017 04:00 PM
How to avoid wrist pain when cycling

Prevent pain, numbness and tingling in your hands and wrists by improving your bike fit

Wrist pain is one of the most common cycling complaints. It is sometimes known as handlebar palsy and it occurs …Continue reading »

05/23/2017 06:00 AM
How to train with a power meter

Used properly, a power meter can give you the edge in training and on event day. Words by Vicky Ware and Hannah Reynolds

power meter
A power meter allows you to measure your training thresholds more effectively – and to keep track of how your fitness is progressing (Photo: Chris Catchpole)
Power meters are getting more affordable, but knowing what to do with one is a different matter. Jon Sharples of …Continue reading »

05/23/2017 05:43 AM
Cyclist escapes with minor injuries after being shot with pellet gun in US sportive

Jeffrey Pratt managed to compete the event with a pellet lodged in his leg

Jeffrey Pratt while competing in the Cheaha Challenge
A cyclist in America has escaped with minor injuries after being shot with a pellet gun while riding in a major sportive.

05/23/2017 04:55 AM
Watch: Cyclist finds abandoned kitten at side of road; saves its life by tucking it down his jersey

Kitten looks very relaxed as it licks his neck while he rides home

A cyclist in Brazil became a lifesaver last week as he rescued an abandon kitten that he spotted while out riding, tucking it down the front of his jersey.

05/22/2017 04:41 PM
Cycling safety advocates get creative with cardboard cut-outs to emphasise safety issues

Eight large cut-outs appeared strategically placed on Massachusetts Avenue with cycling safety messages

Cut-out on Massachusetts Avenue (Credit: Jonathan Fertig)
Eight large cut-outs appeared strategically placed on Massachusetts Avenue with cycling safety messages

05/22/2017 12:43 PM
Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden dies five days after cycling crash

2006 world champion was knocked off his bike on Wednesday

Nicky Hayden at the 2016 GP Australia
Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden has died five days after being knocked off his bike while cycling on the eastern Italian coastline.

05/22/2017 12:16 PM
How often should I cycle to get fit?

Regular short rides are the fastest way to boost your fitness and improve your cycling performance

Are you going for long bike rides but not getting fitter? You need to ride regularly to get the full benefit – and here's why

05/22/2017 10:49 AM
Man escorted off M23 motorway after betting mates he could cycle from London to Brighton

Not the most scenic route, but certainly the most direct

Thousands of people cycle from London to Brighton each year, but one rider decided to mix things up by taking the most direct route on the M23 motorway.