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  1. ‘US Cycling is not in a crisis, but a transitional phase’

    Newly retired American rider Tyler Farrar talks about the current state of cycling in the USA, and the perceived lack of top-level riders in the WorldTour

    Neilson Powless, Ian Boswell and Taylor Phinney of the USA.
    Newly retired American rider Tyler Farrar talks about the current state of cycling in the USA, and the perceived lack of top-level riders in the WorldTour
  2. Daily Mail accuses Evans Cycles of ‘publicity stunt’ for ads blacklist

    The newspaper branded the decision to block ads on the Daily Mail, Sun and Daily Express a 'publicity stunt'

    Evans Cycles (Alamy Stock Photo)
    The newspaper branded the decision to block ads on the Daily Mail, Sun and Daily Express a 'publicity stunt'
  3. WorldTour 2018 races: what’s on and when

    UCI publishes list of men's and women's races in its 2018 WorldTour calendar

    Paris-Roubaix.
    UCI publishes list of men's and women's races in its 2018 WorldTour calendar
  4. Katie Archibald column: ‘My road season ended with my head in the toilet’

    In her column for Cycling Weekly, Katie Archibald discusses the merits of 'gruesome' television and books, and tries to avoid talking about missing her last road race due to sickness

    Katie Archibald.
    In her column for Cycling Weekly, Katie Archibald discusses the merits of 'gruesome' television and books, and tries to avoid talking about missing her last road race due to sickness
  5. Cyclist who died after collision with pedestrian may have faced prosecution if he had survived

    Benjamin Pedley's brother called for a change in the law after a pedestrian stepped out in front of him as he rode through the Berkshire town of Earley

    Benjamin Pedley's brother called for a change in the law after a pedestrian stepped out in front of him as he rode through the Berkshire town of Earley
  6. Need for a ‘dangerous cycling’ law to be reviewed by British government

    Government says review into cycling laws needed after "series of high-profile incidents", notably the death of Kim Briggs after colliding with cyclist Charlie Alliston

    Government says review into cycling laws needed after "series of high-profile incidents", notably the death of Kim Briggs after colliding with cyclist Charlie Alliston
  7. David Lappartient elected as new UCI president as Brian Cookson loses out

    French candidate David Lappartient receives 37 votes to Brian Cookson's eight to become the new UCI president

    Brian Cookson and David Lappartient at the women's road race at the 2016 Olympic Games (Photo: Watson)
    French candidate David Lappartient receives 37 votes to Brian Cookson's eight to become the new UCI president
  8. Simon Gerrans to join BMC Racing from Orica-Scott

    Australian Classics champion Simon Gerrans will seek his own goals at BMC as well as supporting Richie Porte and Greg Van Avermaet

    Simon Gerrans at the 2016 Tour de France
    Australian Classics champion Simon Gerrans will seek his own goals at BMC as well as supporting Richie Porte and Greg Van Avermaet
  9. Tour de Yorkshire increased to four days for 2018, women’s race up to two days

    Both men's and women's Tour de Yorkshire events gain an extra day, with organisers saying the increase will make for a 'more varied and spectacular route'

    tour de yorkshire

    Spectators watch stage three of the Tour de Yorkshire

    Both men's and women's Tour de Yorkshire events gain an extra day, with organisers saying the increase will make for a 'more varied and spectacular route'
  10. Watch: Police shove fan off road as he chases Tony Martin during Worlds time trial (video)

    Two Norwegian police officers keep an eager fan in check during the elite men's time trial at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships

    Two Norwegian police officers keep an eager fan in check during the elite men's time trial at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships
  11. Nine of the best deals on bike helmets available online right now

    Our pick of the best helmet deals the internet has to offer

    We've trawled the internet to pick out the best deals available on cycling helmets, everything from entry level lids to highly ventilated top-end helmets.
  12. Tom Dumoulin smashes rivals to take time trial world title; Froome claims bronze

    Tom Dumoulin wins elite men's time trial to become first Dutchman to win the title, finishing nearly a minute ahead of everyone else

    Tom Dumoulin on his way to winning the 2017 world time trial title in Norway
    Tom Dumoulin wins elite men's time trial to become first Dutchman to win the title, finishing nearly a minute ahead of everyone else
  13. Crash for Tao Geoghegan Hart spoils chance of good Worlds time trial ride

    British rider Tao Geoghegan Hart crashes during his ride in the elite men's time trial at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Norway

    Tao Geoghegan Hart at the 2017 World Championships elite men's time trial (Sunada)
    British rider Tao Geoghegan Hart crashes during his ride in the elite men's time trial at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Norway
  14. Twitter reacts to controversial bike changeover at World Champs time trial (video)

    Alexey Lutsenko's messy change from time trial bike to road bike for the final climb have those questioning the efficiency of the move

    Alexey Lutsenko's messy change from time trial bike to road bike for the final climb have those questioning the efficiency of the move
  15. Monsal Hill-Climb has record number of entries for 2017 event

    Classic hill-climb in the Derbyshire Peak District has attracted a record entry list of 190 riders

    Russell Downing, Monsal Hill-Climb 2016
    Classic hill-climb in the Derbyshire Peak District has attracted a record entry list of 190 riders
  16. ‘Two angry Manxmen’ Mark Cavendish and Peter Kennaugh team up for London Six Day

    Isle of Man pair will combine to form a formidable duo at the London Six Day track event over October 24-29

    Mark Cavendish and Peter Kennaugh.
    Isle of Man pair will combine to form a formidable duo at the London Six Day track event over October 24-29
  17. Six of the best British hill-climb events this autumn

    With the British hill-climb season now under way, Cycling Weekly has taken a look at the best events on this year's calendar

    Adrian Timmis, Monsal Hill-Climb 2015
    With the British hill climb season now under way, Cycling Weekly has taken a look at the best events on this year's calendar
  18. Teams to be restricted to seven riders per race, eight for Grand Tours

    Peloton will be limited to a maximum of 176 riders from 2018 season for reasons of safety under new regulations introduced by the UCI

    Tour de France peloton.
    Peloton will be limited to a maximum of 176 riders from 2018 season for reasons of safety under new regulations introduced by the UCI
  19. See Cycling Weekly at the Cycle Show

    Come and see Cycling Weekly at the Cycle Show, NEC Birmingham, 22-24 September

    The Cycle Show at the Birmingham NEC
    The Cycle Show kicks off at the NEC in Birmingham this week, and is open to the public from Friday …Continue reading »
  20. Mark Beaumont’s amazing around-the-world cycling record on Strava

    Strava map shows Mark Beaumont's record-breaking route around the world, and his amazing ride statistics

    Strava map shows Mark Beaumont's record-breaking route around the world, and his amazing ride statistics
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