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08/22/2017 10:12 AM
Race organisers face lawsuit after death of cyclist in criterium crash

Casey Saunders died after collision with crash barriers

Casey Saunders died in a race in June 2016
A race organiser in America is facing a wrongful death lawsuit from the family of a rider who died from injuries sustained after crashing into barriers.

08/22/2017 05:30 AM
Make your bike lighter for free: seven essential weight and money-saving tips

You don't need to have a fat wallet to be a weight weenie

You don't need to have a fat wallet to be a weight weenie. Here are our top tips for making your bike lighter without having to dip into your savings.

08/22/2017 05:19 AM
Cyclists sue Edinburgh council for £65,000 after falling on city tram tracks

Council says tram tracks did not pose a significant risk to cyclists

A tram in the middle of Edinburgh
Two cyclists from Edinburgh are suing the city council and Edinburgh Trams after falling when their bikes became caught in the city's tram tracks.

08/22/2017 04:58 AM
Briggs and Lønne crowned 2017 Rapha Nocturne Copenhagen Elite Criterium and World Series winners

Action-packed day of racing on the streets of Copenhagen

Rapha Nocturne Copenhagen
Action-packed day of racing on the streets of Copenhagen

08/21/2017 09:32 AM
Ride With… Border City Wheelers Cycling Club

We ride with a Cumbrian gang who love racing against the clock
- Words by John Walsh

We ride with a Cumbrian gang who love racing against the clock - Words by John Walsh

08/21/2017 07:19 AM
Average motorist wastes five days and spends £1,000 per year sitting in traffic, report finds

Councils urged to combat traffic through encouraging cycling and other forms of sustainable transport

With the average motorist spending nearly a week each year stuck in traffic, congestion on Britain’s roads could cost the …Continue reading »

08/21/2017 07:18 AM
What was your favourite moment from this year’s Tour de France?

This week's Big Question asked the CW reader's to name their favourite moment from the 2017 Tour de France

Lilian Calmejane feels the pain at the Tour de France 2017 (Sunada)
This week's Big Question asked the CW reader's to name their favourite moment from the 2017 Tour de France

08/18/2017 06:54 AM
Tweets of the week: Mathew Hayman, Owain Doull, Rigoberto Uran, and more

Our pick of the best cycling tweets from the last seven days

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.

08/17/2017 08:51 AM
Front brake ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’ says fixie rider accused of killing pedestrian

Charlie Alliston denies two charges relating to the death of mother-of-two Kim Briggs

(Photo: Lonpicman/CC3.0)
A cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two after crashing into her while riding an illegal fixie bike has told the …Continue reading »

08/17/2017 05:18 AM
Amalie Dideriksen returns to Revolution cycling for second consecutive year

Current road World Champion teams up with Lizzie Deignan in Elite Women’s Championship

Amalie Dideriksen
Current road World Champion teams up with Lizzie Deignan in Elite Women’s Championship

08/16/2017 10:10 AM
Tacx Magnum – first ride impressions of the cycling treadmill

The humble turbo trainer revolution continues, bringing a new age of smart training, of which the latest result is the Tacx Magnum

The humble turbo trainer revolution continues, bringing a new age of smart training, of which the latest result is the Tacx Magnum

08/16/2017 09:41 AM
Steve Cummings turns up to local time trial and smashes it on his road bike

Double national champion wins by 30 seconds in the five mile time trial on his road bike

Steve Cummings in action at the BNECC five mile time trial
Double national champion Steve Cummings wins local time trial by 30 seconds on his road bike

08/16/2017 07:58 AM
Five custom frame builders you need to know about

Buying a custom frame is one of the truly great ways to get your ultimate bike. So here's five custom frame builders from Britain and Ireland we'd definitely recommend

Buying a custom frame is one of the truly great ways to get your ultimate bike. So here's five custom frame builders from Britain and Ireland we'd definitely recommend

08/16/2017 07:12 AM
Rapha Nocturne Copenhagen to be broadcast live on Facebook

Rapha Nocturne Copenhagen to be broadcast live on Rapha and Cycling Weekly Facebook channels

Rapha Nocturne Copenhagen to be broadcast live on Rapha and Cycling Weekly Facebook channels

08/16/2017 07:06 AM
Cyclist killed after trying to stop hit-and-run driver by jumping onto car bonnet in California

51-year-old flung from vehicle and declared dead at the scene

Police in California are searching for a driver after a cyclist died while trying to stop the motorist from driving off after hitting another rider.

08/16/2017 05:31 AM
Watch: Former pro Phil Gaimon goes after another KOM in latest ‘Worst Retirement Ever’ video

Lookout Mountain is his latest target

Former pro Phil Gaimon is back on the hunt for Strava KOMs, this time travelling to Lookout Mountain just outside Denver, Colorado.

08/15/2017 12:00 PM
Cyclist accused of killing pedestrian while riding illegal fixie ‘could have stopped’ if bike had brakes

Kim Briggs died after Charlie Alliston crashed into her in February 2016

(Photo: Lonpicman/CC3.0)
A cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two after crashing into her as she crossed the road in London could have stopped if his fixed-gear bike had brakes.

08/15/2017 11:45 AM
Cyclists in Newcastle warned to stay vigilant after fishing wire strung across busy cycle path

Wire tied between two posts across Route 72

A cycle path near the Lune River
Cyclists in Newcastle have been warned to stay vigilant after fishing wire was strung across a busy cycle path as part of an apparent trap on Sunday.

08/15/2017 10:50 AM
Wheel deals: massive discounts on the ultimate upgrade wheelsets

We've found the best wheel deals on the internet from the likes of: Zipp, Easton, Shimano, Fulcrum and more...

Cycling Weekly brings you the best Black Friday deals on bike wheels, including mega bargains on all of the biggest brands, from Zipp to Fulcrum and beyond.

08/15/2017 09:02 AM
10 of the best audax rides you should challenge yourself with in 2017

If you've been inspired by rides like London Edinburgh London or the Transcontinental then we have just the list for you
- Words: Liam FitzPatrick

London Edinburgh London is the blue ribbon event of UK audax
If you've been inspired by rides like London Edinburgh London or the Transcontinental then we have just the list for you