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  1. Should cars be fitted with special technology to prevent drivers from using mobile phones?

    Australian campaign group calls for technology to stop drivers being distracted

    A driver uses his phone behind the wheel

    All vehicles should be fitted with special technology to stop drivers from using phones and other mobile devices, according to a cycling group in Australia.
  2. 11 cycling products you definitely don’t need (but secretly want)

    Because what is life if you can't live a little frivolously

    Because what is life if you can't live a little frivolously
  3. Win £100 by sharing your #TourSockSelfie

    Tour Magazine is all about the fans of the world's greatest bike race and we are giving two of our Tour Magazine fans the chance to win £100

    Share your #TourSockSelfie on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for a chance to win
  4. Tour Magazine 2018 is on sale now

    Tour Magazine is on sale now. The UK’s number one fan’s guide to the Tour de France

    2018 Tour Magazine : on sale
    The UK’s number one fan’s guide to the Tour de France. On sale now!
  5. Police officer sacked after knocking cyclist off bike with baton

    Officer dismissed without notice for use of 'inappropriate force' before lying about his actions

    A police officer has been dismissed by Thames Valley Police after he was found to have used inappropriate force when he attacked a cyclist with his baton.
  6. How to cycle faster and increase your average speed

    When looked at over a period of months, your average speed can tell you a great deal about how you’re improving as a cyclist. Here’s some top tips to get your mean looking meaner

    When looked at over a period of months, your average speed can tell you a great deal about how you’re improving as a cyclist. Here’s some top tips to get your mean looking meaner
  7. Tweets of the week: Thomas De Gendt, Alex Dowsett, Specialized 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.
  8. Government advised against reforms that could obstruct compensation for injured cyclists

    Justice Select Committee has advised against revisions to the Civil Liability Bill which could limit cyclist's ability to claim after injury

    You'll need hardwearing road bike tyres for your commute
    You'll need hardwearing road bike tyres for your commute
    Justice Select Committee has advised against revisions to the Civil Liability Bill which could limit cyclist's ability to claim after injury
  9. Ned Boulting returns with one-man cycling theatre show Tour de Ned

    Al Murray called his last tour "by far the best cycling-related one-man show around"

    Al Murray called his last tour "by far the best cycling-related one-man show around"
  10. Cycling Weekly Awards: Nominations are now open

    There are three categories within the 2018 Cycling Weekly Awards for which we need your help.

    Cycling Weekly Awards: Nominations
    2018 Cycling Weekly Awards nominations are now open: Club of the Year, Charitable Initiative Award and Local Hero Award.
  11. Ride the Stelvio, Ventoux, Formentor and more indoors and for free with new platform

    Road Grand Tours could be your perfect prep for summer climbs - and it's free with the current Beta version

    With the ever growing popularity of Zwift, the indoor cycling software market looked pretty sewn up over winter – but …Continue reading »
  12. Cycling in the Pyrenees: bike riding traveller’s guide

    Resident Peter Cossins shares insider tips to making the most of the climber's playground

    The Col du Tourmalet (Chris Catchpole)
    Resident Peter Cossins shares insider tips to making the most of the climber's playground
  13. Limited amount of extra places go on sale for inaugural Vélo South

    Sold-out closed road sportive reopens entries for September event

    Sold-out closed road sportive reopens entries for September event
  14. Cycling in the Dolomites: when to go, where to stay and ride

    Take on the jagged mountain climbs of the Dolomites and enjoy awe inspiring views this summer

    Spectacular scenery for the riders to enjoy on stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia as the race passes through the Dolomites
    Take on the jagged mountain climbs of the Dolomites and enjoy awe inspiring views this summer
  15. Casualties halved after vehicles were banned from central London junction

    Journey times up and air pollution down over 12-month period

    Photo: Wikipedia Commons

    A trial scheme that banned all vehicles except buses from a central London junction resulted in a halving of the number of casualties over the last year.
  16. ‘I just didn’t have the strength’: Esteban Chaves turns full support to Yates after Giro time loss

    Esteban Chaves will support team-mate and race leader Simon Yates after losing 25 minutes on stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia

    Esteban Chaves on stage 10 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia.
    Esteban Chaves will support team-mate and race leader Simon Yates after losing 25 minutes on stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia
  17. Watch: Giro d’Italia stage 10 highlights

    Catch up with the action from stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia, running from Penne to Gualdo Tadino

    Giro d'Italia 2018. stage 10
    Catch up with the action from stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia, running from Penne to Gualdo Tadino
  18. Land’s End to John o’ Groats: How to break an unbreakable cycling record

    The 17-year-old Land’s End to John o’ Groats record is under two-pronged attack. Separate attempts are about to be launched by two distance specialists. Cycling Weekly meets them both to ask: what will it take?
    Words: Charlie Graham-Dixon & David Bradford | Photos: Chris Catchpole

    Michael Broadwith
    24hr TT supremo: Michael Broadwith When we arrive at Michael Broadwith’s home in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the whole place is full …Continue reading »
  19. How to set your saddle height

    Struggling with discomfort, knee pain, or just don't feel you're getting the power out? Here's how to adjust your saddle height for perfect pedalling

    saddle height
    Struggling with discomfort, knee pain, or just don't feel you're getting the power out? Here's how to adjust your saddle height for perfect pedalling
  20. Cyclist dies after crashing into parked van in Gloucestershire

    Man in his 40s pronounced dead at the scene

    A cyclist has died after crashing into a parked van while riding in Gloucestershire on Sunday night, being pronounced dead at the scene.
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