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07/23/2017 03:46 AM
Book extract: Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep – The tale of the first Tour de France
Cycling writer and author Peter Cossins’s new book Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep tells the tale of the first Tour de France. This exclusive extract highlights some of the hopeful amateurs who lined up in that ground-breaking event in July 1903, the first stage race in the sport’s history and one that forever changed the nature of bike racing…

07/22/2017 01:16 PM
Five talking points from stage 20 of the Tour de France

Froome one of the Tour greats; Bardet just saves podium spot; Bodnar's biggest win; and more talking points from stage 20 of the 2017 Tour de France

Froome one of the Tour greats; Bardet just saves podium spot; Bodnar's biggest win; and more talking points from stage 20 of the 2017 Tour de France

07/22/2017 03:00 AM
British Cycling avoids loss of millions in public funding after voting through governance changes

National Council votes through vital changes

British Cycling HQ
British Cycling has avoided a possible devastating loss of public funding after voting through governance changes at an Extraordinary General Meeting.

07/21/2017 01:34 PM
Britain’s Best Bike Shops – Who’s out in front?

We are just under halfway through the voting period for the 2017 Britain's Best Bike Shops so here is an update on which shops are leading the votes.

BBBS2017
We are just under halfway through the voting period for the 2017 Britain's Best Bike Shops so here is an update on which shops are leading the votes.

07/21/2017 12:50 PM
Five talking points from stage 19 of the Tour de France

EBH celebrates at last; Sky get their wish; All set for the TT; and more talking points from stage 19 of the 2017 Tour de France

EBH wins at last; Sky get their wish; All set for the TT; and more talking points from stage 19 of the 2017 Tour de France

07/21/2017 11:25 AM
‘Sadness and shock’ at death of 91-year-old killed during time trial record attempt

Ray Dare, 91, died at the scene after collision with a van during an age-related time trial record attempt on Wednesday in Buckinghamshire

Ray Dare, 91, died at the scene after collision with a van during an age-related time trial record attempt on Wednesday in Buckinghamshire

07/21/2017 06:41 AM
Tweets of the week: Michal Kwiatkowski, Luke Rowe, Thomas De Gendt, 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, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look …Continue reading »

07/21/2017 05:30 AM
What is the most impressive thing you’ve ever seen someone do on a bike?

A selection of the most incredible and impressive things achieved by someone on two wheels, as voted by CW readers

A selection of the most incredible and impressive things achieved by someone on two wheels

07/21/2017 04:00 AM
Ride With… Harworth & District Cycling Club

We ride the rolling roads of Nottinghamshire with the Harworth & District Cycling Club in the wheel tracks of a legend, Tom Simpson
- Words: Trevor Ward | Photos: Andy Jones

Ride With... Harworth & District Cycling Club
We ride the rolling roads of Nottinghamshire with the Harworth & District Cycling Club in the wheel tracks of a legend, Tom Simpson

07/21/2017 02:54 AM
Teenager shot in ankle while cycling near Regent’s Park

Metropolitan Police appeal for witnesses after a 17-year-old suffered gunshot wound while cycling around Regent's Park, London, on Monday morning

Metropolitan Police appeal for witnesses after a 17-year-old suffered gunshot wound while cycling around Regents Park, London, on Monday morning

07/20/2017 12:09 PM
Chris Froome unshakeable on Tour de France’s final mountain stage as Barguil wins

Warren Barguil takes his second stage victory in the 2017 Tour de France as Chris Froome fends off rivals to keep overall race lead

Chris Froome receives his yellow jersey after stage 18 of the Tour de France
Warren Barguil takes his second stage victory in the 2017 Tour de France as Chris Froome fends off rivals to keep overall race lead

07/20/2017 12:00 PM
Who’s out of the Tour de France after stage 18?

Keep up to date with who has withdrawn from this year's Tour de France

Marcel Kittel in the Tour de France green jersey
Keep up to date with who has withdrawn from the 2017 Tour de France

07/20/2017 09:08 AM
What exactly makes a good bike shop?

What makes a good bike shop? What sets one shop apart from another?

When it comes to answering that question, few brands can answer that question better than Lezyne

07/20/2017 06:50 AM
Annemiek Van Vleuten wins stage one of La Course atop Col d’Izoard; Deignan second

British champion Lizzie Deignan sets relentless pace up the Col d'Izoard in the first of two stages in La Course

Annemiek Van Vleuten wins La Course on Col d'Izoard
British champion Lizzie Deignan sets relentless pace up the Col d'Izoard in the first of two stages in La Course

07/20/2017 05:06 AM
Luke Rowe column: It’s been fun to ride aggressively at the Tour de France

“It was quite fun to attack and race aggressively as opposed to defensively while controlling the break”

“It was quite fun to attack and race aggressively as opposed to defensively while controlling the break”

07/20/2017 04:00 AM
Fabio Aru will have to attack early if he wants to win the Tour de France, says Team Sky

Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford says that Italian contender Fabio Aru will have to launch a long-range attack on the final mountains stage to overhaul Chris Froome

Fabio Aru at the 2017 Tour de France
Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford says that Italian contender Fabio Aru will have to launch a long-range attack on the final mountains stage to overhaul Chris Froome

07/19/2017 03:32 PM
Chris Froome works with Bardet, but is surprised to see Aru dropped in the Tour de France

Tour de France leader Chris Froome says that he agreed to work with GC rival Romain Bardet to distance other riders, including Fabio Aru, in the Alps

Fabio Aru, Tour de France 2017
Tour de France leader Chris Froome says that he agreed to work with GC rival Romain Bardet to distance other riders, including Fabio Aru, in the Alps

07/19/2017 03:19 PM
Marcel Kittel: ‘To go home without arriving in Paris is a disappointment’

Marcel Kittel abandoned the Tour de France on stage 17, ceding his chance of winning the green jersey.

19 July 2017 104th Tour de France Stage 17 : La Mure - Serre-Chevalier KITTEL Marcel (GER) Quickstep Floors, Maillot Vert, at Col de la Croix de Fer Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA
Marcel Kittel abandoned the Tour de France on stage 17, ceding his chance of winning the green jersey.

07/19/2017 11:52 AM
Chris Froome passes Tour de France’s first big test in the Alps to retain yellow jersey

Chris Froome extends lead at top of the Tour de France general classification after Fabio Aru is distanced on the Galibier
- Primož Roglič wins stage 17 from solo move

Rigoberto Uran leads in Chris Froome and Romain Bardet on stage 17 of the Tour de France (ASO/Bruno Bade)
Chris Froome extends lead at top of the Tour de France general classification after Fabio Aru is distanced on the Galibier

07/19/2017 08:27 AM
Geraint Thomas back training after crashing out of Tour de France

Welshman Geraint Thomas posts photo of himself on a turbo trainer at home after a collarbone fracture saw him exit the Tour de France early

Geraint Thomas.
Welshman Geraint Thomas posts photo of himself on a turbo trainer at home after a collarbone fracture saw him exit the Tour de France early