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London Revolution- entry opens for two day ride around the capital next May

180 mile ride for 2500 riders to take in iconic Olympic venues included timed ride up Box Hill

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Castelli Espresso Due Jacket

Superb windproof and water-resistant jacket for the cold weather; a premium product at a premium-product price

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Sir Chris Hoy targeted in Tottenham Twitter tirade

Spurs fans confuse four-time Olympic champ with ref of yesterday's defeat to Stoke City

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Santini Cotswold Spring Classic Sportive open now

A sportive we'll be riding come Easter but we'll need to be training

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dhb Merino Sock 2011

Ideal socks for winter riding. Comfortable and warm, and very good value too

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Look Mum No Hands Christmas decorations

London café workshop developing nice line in ecommerce

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UCI confirms 22 teams that have secured Professional Continental status for 2012

Europcar and Skil-Shimano successor remain in second flight, Geox-TMC disappears

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Silent Assassin Denis Menchov returns to Mother Russia as he signs for Katusha

Former Tour and Giro winner finds his natural home following collapse of Geox-TMC

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GreenEdge launches innovative membership scheme as Goss looks for Olympic revenge

Fans get chance to ride with stars (at a price) while former HTC man wants to put one over on Cav in London

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Sky Sports News screens half-hour show on 'King of Sprint' Mark Cavendish this evening

World champ to talk about Olympics, Team Sky's 2012 plans, and why he thinks cycling is cleanest sport out there

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Following Denmark's example on cycling could help EU meet a quarter of its CO2 reduction target, says ECF

Study shows potential impact of people elsewhere in EU cycling same average distances as Danes did in 2000

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How long until cycling kit is retro-cool?

Is Sam going to look retro cool or fan-boy in his 2008 team kit?

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Just in Exclusive: Wilier Twin Foil

Brand new pro-level time trial bike... and we've got the only one in the UK

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LEDWear Rucksack Cover

Useful & clever extra commuting visibility although there may be a slight question mark over long term durability

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Feeding The Ride Bunny

VecchioJo fattens up his pet rabbit to feed his expensive habit.

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December's metric century

Out to Clevedon for cake, back for turkey rolls. Win!

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Destination: Nice

The southern Alps are only a figurative hop, skip and a jump away, and offer fantastic riding, as one jammy bugger from road.cc found out…

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Bournemouth councillor hits out at motion on pavement cyclists

Local politician says no such debates on road traffic collisions that leave dozens killed in Dorset each year

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Compressport F-Like Full Leg compression tight

Highly compressive full-leg compression best used for improving your recovery after hard rides

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AnaNichoola launch party for 'Style Your Ride - The Film'

Pre-Christmas 'nuun cocktails' to celebrate fashionista film launch

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Bikes of the UCI WorldTour 2012: Orbea Orca GDi2 of Euskaltel-Euskadi

With orange back in vogue next year, time for a rise in fortunes for one of our favourite teams and the longest-running sponsored team bike tie-in

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It had to happen: carbon-fibre chain catcher from Sigma Sport

Just the thing for the off-season: the one component that still weighed down your bike with needlessly hefty aluminium

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Exposure Diablo Mk 3 Front light - Helmet Kit

Versatile light with a unique blend of power and compactness that delivers on or off road

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Philippe Gilbert receives political bravery award for his role in uniting his fellow Belgians

World number one's exploits bring together two communities more often divided by their differences

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Remarkable young cyclist helps PM switch on Number 10 Christmas tree lights (+ video)

Wiltshire girl who doctors feared would never walk or talk gets recognition for cycling achievements

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Green Oil Bicycle Brush

Sturdy and very effective brush but not my first choice for paintwork

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Try your hand on the rollers in JD Cycles' Christmas challenge

There's £20 to be won for the greatest distance covered in five minutes

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Bags Of Stuff From Polaris

We take a quick look at new bags and clothes from UK cycle tailors Polaris

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Aussie Commonwealth Games gold medallist Dale Parker retires from cycling at age of 19

Teen training for London 2012 and who raced with RadioShack last season 'no longer feels passion for the sport'

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Bike Parka Urbn

Nicely designed and well thought through sturdy (and colourful) cover

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Tech Roundup: 'soft' Swiss helmet from Ribcap, women's Ella range from Velobici plus more cycling books & art

Hard to believe it's a helmet that looks just like a cosy beanie but there's serious science going on inside...

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£27 million Tesco store a "no go area for cyclists" say campaigners

Supermarket giant says it's "disappointed" with criticism from cyclists

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Tour Series dates announced for 2012

Competition back to ten rounds, venues to be announced in New Year with mix of old and new promised

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"You're nicked!" Lord Sugar sparks debate on whether cyclists should carry compulsory ID

Government says no plans to follow regime operating in countrires such as US during debate on pavement cyclists

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Howies NBL Light L/S Merino Base Layer

Lightweight merino base layer for off-season warmth; useful for days when you're on and off the bike too

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Bikes of the UCI WorldTour 2012: Ridley Noah FAST of Lotto-Belisol

The legendary Belgian Lotto sponsor teams up with Belisol windows and doors

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CTC chief executive Kevin Mayne leaves after 14 years to join European Cyclists' Federation

Appointment reflects his stature as well as that of CTC among European partners, say colleagues

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Christmas Gifts for Cyclists 2011: Cycling books

As chosen by Ed Scotland at road.cc's local bookshop Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights

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Just in: Northwave Extreme Tech shoes

Ultra-light shoes that are compatible with both 3-bolt cleats and Speedplay

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Politicians, cyclists and victim's family united in shock and anger at Tory GLA walkout (+ video)

Yesterday's protest by London's Conservatives meant cyclist safety motion could not be debated

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Jagwire Hyper Brake Cable Kit

Cost effective upgrades for lower to mid range brakesets

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Just in: Scott Speedster S30

Alloy-framed sub-£1000 road bike with racy geometry and new Tiagra 10spd groupset

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Night ride cyclist convicted of causing death by careless driving

Judge says lack of sleep after all night bike ride contributing factor in fatal car crash

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Rapha Pro Team Jacket

Winter training jacket with windproof and water-resistant panels; slim cut and very high quality

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Colnago launch stylish new Classica carbon city bike

It's crazy but it might just work...

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Wiggle sold in deal valuing business at £180 million

Business that began life as Portsmouth bike shop in 1920 now sells to 88 countries around the world

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Bontrager Commuting Wool Shirt

Another smart casual classic from Bontrager that looks great and performs on or off the bike

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Mark Cavendish voted Sports Journalists' Association Sportsman of the Year for 2011

Another award for world champ just a fortnight before BBC Sports Personality of the Year

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Introducing the road.cc Showcase

Bringing you interesting, unusual, and top quality stuff from around the cycling world

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Bikes of the UCI WorldTour 2012: Giant TCR Advanced SL of Team Rabobank

The bike Mark Renshaw will be riding this year and no.2 in our series of team bikes for 2012

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BBC reporters follow London Ambulance on a "typical" day on the capital's roads

No fatalities thankfully, but plenty of incidents resulting in cyclists needing treatment from paramedics

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We have a winner! Schwag Grab! Velo-Re Tubelt Blue

The coolest use for an ex-inner tube ever! So who's won it?

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Updated: Add your cycling events to the road.cc calendar!

Planning a ride? Get it listed here for free. Now catering for repeating events...

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No GLA debate on killer junctions & cycling safety as London's Tories stage 2nd walkout in 6 months

After June's Blackfriars Bridge debacle, another motion regarding safety of capital's cyclists fails to get heard

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Bad season for Road.cc favourite

Albert Timmer has been one bloggers favourite for a long time now, but his 2011 form may cause a reappraisal

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Giro Savant helmet

Hard to knock a helmet that delivers pro helmet performance at an entry level price

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Hopes of Olympic gold dashed: Sarah Storey announces British Cycling have dropped her from team pursuit squad

Rider who helped win World Cup gold in Colombia last week says she will now target up to five Paralympic golds

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Christmas Gifts for Cyclists: posters by The Handmade Cyclist

Clever A3 poster art to cheer up any cyclist's office wall

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Friends of Herne Hill Velodrome hold first meeting… and you can be a Friend too

New body to represent views of users and residents in shaping the future of the velodrome

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Repealing compulsory helmet laws could double number of cyclists in Sydney, says academic

An easy way for NSW state government to get more people cycling says study of Sydneysider's view

 
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