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Boardman and Obree to renew rivalry in First Nation Home Sport Relief Challenge

March 2012 event also gives 1,000 people from each of four home nations a chance to represent their country

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SE1 named as South London's bike crime hotspot, while Lambeth introduces "bike boxes" to beat thieves

Two bikes a day reported stolen in postcode that includes Bankside, Borough and London Bridge

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Cateye Nano Shot EL620

Powerful, versatile commuter light and more. Could do with side illumination port though

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Just in: BMC Teammachine SLR01

Not just any Teammachine either a UK special at what looks like a very tempting price

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OneTen Intimo Short Sleeve Base Layer

Very good base layer for cooler rides, with a little extra wind protection at the front

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Australian helmet cam study reveals motorists to blame in vast majority of cycling crashes (+ videos)

Drivers held at fault for three quarters of the 54 "incidents" captured on camera

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Katusha's Alexander Kolobnev fined just £1,000 for failing TDF drugs test

Russian federation cites "extenuating circumstances," but UCI has option to appeal

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Sheffield cyclists warned to be extra vigilant following spate of bike thefts

S Yorks Police highlight rise in theft of bikes in the city centre during the daytime

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Australian former Paralympic champion to miss London 2012 through doping ban

Gregory Ball tested positive for anabolic agent at this year's track nats, loses world record he set there

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Spin skewer schwag: we have a winner!

Who's walking off with this super-light wheel candy?

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James May tells Olympic VIPs to "bloody well go on a bicycle" as TfL unveils new 2012 routes

Top Gear presenter does a Tebbit, but Telegraph's Olympic Editor suggests cycling to Olympic Park not for fainthearted

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Exposure Strada Mk 3 Front Light

Powerful LED with good peripheral illumination in a neat, strong unit. A pricey option, but with a performance that justifies the expense

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Endura Pakajak

Vented windproof jacket that's also showerproof and a decent price

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UCI updates on top team's 'sporting value' as part of ProTeam registration for 2012

Final decision in December, last three spots set to be contested by FDJ, AG2R, Europcar, Geox and Euskaltel

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Garmin's first iPhone app tracks...well, everything (and for Android, too)

"Global leader in satellite navigation" concedes that using a smartphone is fine for most people

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Video: following the Madison action at 70kph

Dave gets the best seat in the house for the track demo at Geraint's track day...

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Just in: Cannondale Synapse Carbon Apex

A performance bike that's designed for comfort too: the best of all worlds?

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Giro d'Italia releases spectacular promo film for 2012 race (+ video)

Footage showcases 'the toughest race in the world's most beautiful place' as Giro uses social media to keep fans engaged

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Ontario's chief coroner orders review of cyclist deaths in province from 2006-10

Lessons drawn will help inform road safety initiatives - could we hope for a similar review here?

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Dates announced for Wiggle Super Series 2012

Next year's programme features 13 sportive events - 40 per cent discount if you fancy taking them all on...

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Niterider MiNewt 600 Cordless Rechargeable Front Light

Very good all round light that can be bar or helmet mounted and puts out enough illumination for the tarmac and the trails

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First cyclist fatality on Barclays Cycle Superhighway occurs at junction described as "a bloody disgrace"

Familiar elements of a London cycling death include tipper lorry and road layout posing danger to vulnerable users

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Elite Scalatore bottle

Excellent bottle with a dash of extra Italian flair for a reasonable price

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Number of motorists who lose licence due to poor eyesight more than doubles since 2006

However, that represents less than 1 in 10,000 drivers - and with ageing population, problem will only worsen

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Campagnolo Gironde Windproof Thermo 50/50 Jacket

Warm and stylish windproof jersey/jacket for winter -but not cheap

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Cute emergency mudguard from SmartAss + Video

Product hand made in the "rainy, rainy" city of Göthenburg in Sweden

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Witnesses sought after cycle campaigner seriously injured in freak incident

Chair of Southampton Cycling Campaign suffers serious head injuries two days after helmet stolen

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Rousing finale for Rapha Super Cross series at Ally Pally (+ gallery & video)

Just one point separates top two teams as elite competition goes down to the wire

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Blogger to lead ride next month around London's ten most dangerous junctions

Tour of capital's blackspots on 12 November aims to highlight dangers facing bike riders to TfL

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Red Bull Mini Drome thrills the crowds in Manchester

Local lad from Lancashire makes the final - but loses out to someone from rather further afield...

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Sir Chris Hoy draws up ten-strong shortlist of Nation's Perfect Hill - is yours on the list?

Best descents include 2 from Scotland, 2 from Yorkshire, 6 from Southern half of England - but Wales misses out

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Britain dominates European Track Championships with seven gold medals in Apeldoorn

GB confirm progress nine months from London 2012 - gold medals come in seven of the ten Olympic evenst

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The big road.cc lights test: the data

How did this year's crop of lights compare in terms of output? Here's how

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Places on 2012 Alpine Challenge go on sale at noon today (+ pics and videos)

Just 150 places available for chance to ride four-stage sportive in the Alps with Irish great Stephen Roche

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USADA reduces cyclist-turned-drug-trafficker Joe Papp's lifetime ban to eight years

News of reduction coincides with ex-pro receiving three years' probation for supplying doping products

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Endura Equipe Thermo windshield glove

Very comfortable and well-made gloves, ideal for spring and autumn rides when conditions are cold but not too wet. Not cheap though

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Geox-TMC set to fold as sponsor pulls plug, riders free to seek new deals, but is it too late?

Menchov and Vuelta winner Cobo among those scrambling to find new team for 2012

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Essex Police say they can't enforce cycling ban on Southend's High Street

Police admit it's rare for riders breaking law to be ticketed, due to lack of signs warning cyclists of ban

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Tech Roundup: Polar GPS, Tacx lights (yes, lights), 3T, Prendas, Le Coq Sportif, Freshtripe, Madison and more…

Getting in an early Christmas gifts suggestions list; the lights are already up here in Bath

 
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