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  1. Top policeman says he’ll ‘correct the record’ after claiming cyclists could not ride two abreast

    Head of Garda in Galway comes in for criticism by cycling campaigners

    A top policeman in Ireland has said that he will "correct the record" after wrongly claiming that cyclists are not allowed to ride two abreast.
  2. Peter Sagan, eat your heart out: Bora-Hansgrohe team-mate shows off with drifts through corners (video)

    Michael Kolar has learned a thing or two from his fellow Slovak

    Peter Sagan might be the most well-known trickster in the professional peloton, but he seems to be teaching his team-mates a thing or two if a video posted online by another Bora-Hansgrohe rider is anything to go by.
  3. Dr Hutch: Some bike bodges are more dangerous than others

    In the world of bike maintenance, says Dr Hutch, some home fixes can have dire consequences

    In the world of bike maintenance, says Dr Hutch, some home fixes can have dire consequences
  4. Bookings now live for the Sigma Sports Challenge Series
    Sigma Sports Challenge Series
    Bookings are now live for the Sigma Sports Challenge Series, featuring 10 road events across the UK.
  5. Winter training 101: Four of the best turbo training sessions and indoor cycling workouts

    With winter here, many people are turning to their turbo trainers to keep fit and build form for the coming racing and sportive season

    The boredom of the turbo-trainer is the cyclist’s annual test of motivation: here's how to both enjoy indoor training and maximise your potential for a successful 2014
  6. Police search for motorist after cyclist killed in hit-and-run crash in West Midlands

    Driver failed to stop at scene of early morning crash

    Police in the West Midlands are appealing for information to help them find a motorist after a cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash.
  7. ‘I heard the stewardess praying’: Dimension Data riders describe mid-flight terror as plane makes emergency landing

    KLM flight safely makes emergency landing in Nice

    Two Dimension Data riders have described the moment a routine flight back from a team training camp turned into high drama after a fire alarms went off in the hold
  8. Lorry driver with ‘no explanation’ for crashing into cyclist is spared prison

    Alun Tarr's 12-month sentence is suspended for two years

    (Photo: Lonpicman/CC3.0)
    A lorry driver who admitted that he was "avoidably distracted" and had "no explanation" for hitting and seriously injuring a cyclist has been spared prison.
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  10. Pinarello comes under fire for ‘sexist’ e-bike ad campaign

    Brand's e-bike launch powered off to a bad start

    Italian bike brand Pinarello has been accused of sexism and ageism following the ad campaign which accompanied the launch of its first electric road bike.
  11. GB riders attack Shane Sutton over claims that TUEs can be used to find marginal gains

    Katie Archibald and Jody Cundy criticise comments of former BC coach

    Shane Sutton speaks to the media (Photo: CJ Farquharson)
    Great Britain riders have reacted with anger to claims by Shane Sutton that TUEs can be legitimately used to find an edge over rivals.
  12. Tory councillors ridiculed as they are drowned out by traffic noise while arguing against cycle path (video)

    Three men struggle to be heard over noise of passing lorries while campaigning to protect "village high street"

    An attempt by Conservative activists to promote their campaign against a new Cycle Superhighway in south-west London has somewhat backfired after a video posted online showed three men struggling to be heard above the noise of passing traffic.
  13. 21-year-old lands professional contract with Dimension Data after impressing with rides on Zwift

    Ollie Jones will ride for under-23 development team in 2018

    A 21-year-old from New Zealand has become the first male rider to earn a professional contract with his performances on Zwift after being given a deal with Dimension Data's development team.
  14. 10 worst winter kit mistakes and how to avoid them

    Winter riding can be unpleasant at the best of times, so the last thing you want to be doing is making it even worse by not kitting yourself and your bike up properly. Here are our worst kit mistakes to avoid at all costs

    Winter cycling can be unpleasant for a whole load of reasons. One of the easiest ways to make it a little more enjoyable is to select the right winter kit
  15. Cycling Weekly Reader Poll 2017: Vote now!

    Vote on who and what you think were the best riders, teams and events of the year

    Vote on who and what you think were the best riders, teams and events of the year
  16. ‘My brakes have gone’: Cyclist died after crashing into dry-stone wall on steep descent, inquest hears

    Investigators unable to determine exact cause of crash that killed August Atkinson

    The cattle grid at the bottom of Winnats Pass
    Investigators unable to determine exact cause of crash that killed August Atkinson
  17. We used TUEs to get marginal gains, says former Team Sky and British Cycling coach Shane Sutton

    Sutton makes the comments in BBC documentary

    Shane Sutton (photo: Andy Jones)
    Shane Sutton has said that therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) for corticosteroids were essentially marginal gains used to give riders an edge over opponents.
  18. Three club cyclists injured in collision with car in Huddersfield

    Three riders from 3RT Cycling Club were injured, two seriously, in collision with Volkswagen Golf in Fixby, Huddersfield, on Saturday

    Three riders from 3RT Cycling Club were injured, two seriously, in collision with Volkswagen Golf in Fixby, Huddersfield, on Saturday
  19. Fabian Cancellara challenges Phil Gaimon to beat him in a ‘Chasing Cancellara’ race

    Challenge comes after Phil Gaimon repeated the rumour in his book 'Draft Animals' that Fabian Cancellara may have used a hidden electric motor during the 2010 season

    Fabian Cancellara.
    Challenge comes after Phil Gaimon repeated the rumour in his book 'Draft Animals' that Fabian Cancellara may have used a hidden electric motor during the 2010 season
  20. Tweets of the week: Bradley Wiggins, Rohan Dennis, Peter Sagan, 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.
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