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Canyon Elite Electronic track pump

Good quality pump that quickly gets tyres up to pressure, but with gadgetry that isn't really necessary or worth paying extra for

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Dutch Army Cycling Band plays the Edinburgh Military Tattoo (+ Video)

Tulips from Amsterdam meets Loch Lomond as bike-borne musicians show their skills

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Alberto Contador to skip defence of Giro title to focus on 2012 Tour de France

Riis says Spaniard's best years ahead of him, but CAS appeal hearing still casts a shadow

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Spirit of Norman Tebbit alive and well in York as locals lent bikes to help them find work

The Bike Rescue Project teams up with Future Prospects to provide short-term bicycle loans

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Ray Eden's killer jailed after pleading guilty to manslaughter

Cyclist's widow brands her husband's killer "a coward" in court

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Abus Metronaut Helmet

Quirky, yet stylish utility lid needing better ventilation

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WOW! Six one-off bikes created for guests of top London hotel to ride (+ gallery and video)

Custom rides will be auctioned off in October to raise money for Elton John AIDS Foundation

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Canadian cities conflicted on cycling

Anti-cycling Mayor ends Toronto's 'war on the car' while in Montreal they discuss urban cycling's downside

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2012 Jamis Xenith Pro Di2 + new Concor saddle + Le Col Autumn/Winter range + Brompton & more...

It's our weekly Tech Roundup in which a sub-£3,000 Di2 bike rubs shoulders with a wooden handlebar and a corduroy jacket.

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Back to school US style - police hit Florida kids with hefty first day fines for not wearing cycle helmets

Kids from poor families reported fearful of telling parents they've incurred fine as unintended consequence of well-meaning law kicks in

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Bradley Wiggins targets Vuelta time trial as preparation for World Championships

Performance in Spain and Copenhagen will also help Team Sky rider gauge TDF recovery ahead of London 2012

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Gaerne G-Mythos shoes

Well made, not so well finished natty looking cycling shoes, no carbon sole, touch heavy on price… and a touch heavy

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ITV4 to show Vuelta live - but BBC to air only brief highlights of Olympic test event

Spanish Grand Tour coverage confirms channel's commitment to cycling

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Surge of high-end bike thefts from Southport homes

Many victims are members of local cycling club

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Gore Bike Wear Countdown AS Lady Vest

High quality, versatile piece of kit that will very quickly pay back the investment. Good value

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Charity ride fire-fighters taking their own air supply

Riders will pedal using full breathing apparatus

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First ride: Giant's 2012 TCR Advanced frame

We've had a go on the middle Carbon model in Giant's TCR range for next year

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Halfords now selling Whistle bike brand: three budget alloy bikes + three carbon with 105 & Ultegra but only online

Newish to the UK but Whistle bikes started in Colorado and are big in Europe, apparently.

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UCI reacts angrily to Gerard Vroomen's criticism of bio passport programme - and gives issue wider publicity

Cervelo co-founder claims lack of testing; not so, says governing body as it goes on the offensive

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Cycle Superhighway to Olympic site on hold until after 2012

Go by bike during the Games, but not to the Games

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Daniel Teklehaimanot: from World Cycling Centre to GreenEdge pastures

The story behind the Eritrean youngster who became GreenEdge's first signing, by the UCI's Jane Moraz

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Great idea: Bike Fixtation self-repair vending station

Minneapolis, USA has its first public bike fix station. At the station, funnily enough.

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Geraint Thomas backs Etape Cymru

Welsh star meets fans and rides part of spectacular N Wales course

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Cadel Evans lands in Australia, but he's already targeting London 2012 road race

Maillot jaune back home for victory parade, says Hushovd signing will help him focus on TDF defence

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Birzman Toolbag and Tools - 13 Piece

Great quality tools and a good starting point for a home workshop, but you might be better off cherry picking the bits you need

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Cannondale 2012 UK range launch: all new CAAD 8 + Evo Ultimate + Super Six Ultegra Di2 + Synapse Carbon Apex & more

New entry level CAAD 8 starts at £799 while at the other end of the scale the Evo Ultimate is a mere £8K more

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Transfer round-up: Visconti, Weening & Alex Rasmussen confirm new teams, Renshaw says he's spoken to Rabo

Italian champ targets classics with Movistar, Dutchman moves to GreenEdge, Danish track ace heads to Garmin

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Matt Brammeier describes decision to close down HTC-Highroad as "devastating"

Liverpool rider broke into top flight with US team this year after recovering from horrific accident in 2007

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James Cracknell gets behind Surrey safe cycling campaign + Video

Olympian urges use of helmets based on his near-fatal experience

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iPhone app launched for 2012 UCI Road World Championships in The Netherlands

Organisers of races in Limburg hope to provide live tracking of riders in next year's event

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Altura Ergofit mitts

Very comfortable close-fitting mitts, at a fair price. Hard to take off though

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Shimano Ultegra Di2 video demo + Dave's first thoughts after some big miles

Mat talks you round the system while Dave rides all the way to France* to test Ultegra Di2 for you

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Thor Hushovd signs with BMC Racing until 2014

Three-year deal for rainbow jersey

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Lancashire police rewarding safe-riding kids

Officers handing out packs to youngsters

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London-Surrey Cycle Classic due to go ahead as planned on Sunday despite rioting

Unrest coincides with national Olympic committee delegates and IOC members visiting 2012 host city

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Painful, premature end to couple's LEJoG anniversary dream ride

Broken bones and frustrated plans after just five miles

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Trek signs sponsorship deal with Vuelta

Partnership with Spanish Grand Tour includes launch of Trek Challenge event in Madrid next month

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Event in York aims to reduce bike thefts

Surge of opportunist thieving due in part to inadequate locks

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Bike shops targeted by looters in wave of violence spreading across London (+ videos)

Evans Cycles in Camden and Clapham and South Croydon's Geoffrey Butler among those to suffer

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We have a winner! Schwag Grab: an Ultegra Di2 watch!*

*That is to say, a watch in a box with a Di2 sticker on it

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Campagnolo launches 2012 wheel lineup starring new high end Bullet clincher

We'll see it in the flesh at Eurobike (and their new tubular wheels too) but is this the beginning of the end for the tub?

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Updated: First ride: Shimano Ultegra Di2

Electronic shifting trickles down to second-tier... and we've taken it for a spin

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dhb Aeron Race bib short

Very comfortable mid-range shorts ideal for long rides and sportives, very well priced too

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Dutch film-makers appeal for cycle documentary cash

Pair hope to explore different cities' relationships with bikes

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UCI World Ranking: Great Britain set to be a man short for Copenhagen World Championships

Country almost certain of top ten placing, but only eight riders have ranking points so will miss out on ninth rider

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Spectacular Giant's Causeway Sportive promises stiff test...

...and a chance to ride with a GT stage-winner

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Thief who stole 7 bikes from Idaho charity belatedly finds conscience and returns 3 of them

Charity that helps refugees comes out on top as local prison donates a further 10 bikes after hearing news

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20,000 cyclists turn out for Manchester Sky Ride

Olympic champion Sir Chrids Hoy and singer Alexandra Burke among those braving the rain

 
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