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Castelli Gabba WS Rain Jersey

Windproof and highly water-resistant jersey for performance riders looking for an advantage in changeable conditions

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Artist Sue Glasgow opens show at new London bike shop

Pearson Performance in Sheen, SW London hosts art happening Thursday

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Lorry driver's 'good character' sees him spared from jail sentence over cyclist's death

Food service delivery driver had earlier been warned by judge to expect custodial sentence

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PleaseCycle scheme offers companies customisable "Air Miles" for cyclists

Heads up in Human Resources, it's a staff scheme to reward cycling to work

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Swrve Cycling Jeans

Gusset-tastic. Comfy, well-made riding jeans that really work on the bike

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Russ Downing signs for Endura Racing

Rider hopes to pass on Team Sky WorldTour experience to younger team mates

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Mayor comes under intense pressure to act after Bow roundabout deaths

Widow and politicians call for action – LCC ask Londoners to email Mayor to Make Bow Safe

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Three years in jail for drunk driver who killed teen cyclist in Oxfordshire

Motorist had also taken cocaine before getting behind wheel of borrowed Range Rover

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Movistar forced to cancel Valverde presentation as UCI points out he's still banned

'New' signing for team formerly known as Caisse d'Epargne due to return to the sport on 1 January

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Cycling safety takes centre stage in Canada after pregnant woman dragged to death under truck

Nation's ruling Conservative Party rejects renewed calls for side guards, but more hope for action at local level

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Nicolas Roche teams up with Planet-X in Sheffield this weekend - rides, book signings and more

Irish star helps launch 2012 bike range on Saturday then leads ride through South Yorkshire on Sunday

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Trelock LS 950 Ecopower Control Front Light

Fantastic traffic friendly commuter light

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Lie detection expert to testify for Contador at CAS next week, butcher to bolster WADA's case

Spanish daily El Pais reveals witnessess in clenbuterol hearing; decision won't be known for several weeks

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Scott All Season Helium Minus Bib Tights

High-quality tights with windproof panels to keep you comfortable on cold winter rides

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Victoria Pendleton to retire after London 2012

Track star hopes to go out in triple blaze of glory

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London's Tour du Danger attracts hundreds of riders to highlight blackspots

Mayor faces growing pressure on cycle safety in the capital

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Top cycling photographer Graham Watson show at Sigma Sport starts this week

You'll have seen him on the back of a motorbike at the Tour, now meet him in person

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Assos launch their first cycling glasses + video

Not inexpensive Zegho glasses bound to get the cycling forums buzzing

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BMC Teammachine SLR01

Fabulous bike, great package that more than rewards the efforts you put in… bit of a bargain too

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Team Sky's Alex Dowsett talks about not being beaten by haemophilia… and the London 2012 TT

Sky rider appears in video to promote charities supported by new Lord Mayor of London

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Now this looks like fun…

Misty & atmospheric roadie action from Bath Uni CC… sponsored by road.cc

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Widow of cyclist killed at Bow roundabout warned TfL there would be another tragedy there

Widow accusses TfL of negligent design, LCC chief reveals organisation warned TfL about danger junction before Superhighway painted

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Polaris RBS Jacket

Excellent jacket for commuting and gloomy winter training rides - windproof, breathable, light to wear, compact to carry - and at a fair price too

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Campagnolo Electronic Power Shift: the details inside

We have our first test ride next week; meanwhile the EPS nuts and bolts...

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Praise for car website's article showing drivers how to share the road safely with cyclists

Carbuzz article seeking to dispel 'us versus them' attitudes goes viral via social media

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Finish Line Gear Floss

Brilliant workshop/generic sprucing tool with the power to encourage obsessional cleaning

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Cycle campaigner recovering from life-threatening injuries and eager to get back on bike

Mother of five who chairs Southampton Cycling Campaign back home after week in intensive care

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Gucci x Bianchi bike lid collab

"That's a Gucci helmet." Oh, wait...

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Driver charged in connection with death of Edinburgh cyclist Audrey Fyfe

75-year-old died in August after being struck by Vauxhall Vectra

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Seven Cycles unveil new top-end CX frameset

...and this is the top end of 'top end' we're talking about here

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Lorry kills young woman cyclist at Bow roundabout in East London

2nd death at roundabout in 3 weeks just days after Mayor urged to do something about London's killer junctions

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Toronto driver charged with assault with a weapon after forcing cyclist off bike with his car

Motorist drove away from scene but later turned himself in to police; female rider suffers minor injuries

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Shutt Velo Rapide and sports physiologist launch seminars to help MAMILs prepare for sportives

Initiative aimed at novice and intermediate riders, sessions held at clothing brand's HQ near Brackley

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CycleOps Fluid 2 indoor trainer

Great turbo trainer with a rather good training video too… build quality and performance justify the price tag

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Tech Roundup: Trek ProjectOne coming to London, Pace on demo, Pistard, Shutt, Seven, Kinesis video and more…

It might be officially off season but the manufacturers are in full-on 'getting you excited' mode

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Speeding lorry driver acquitted of causing cyclist's death by careless driving

Lorry was travelling at 55mph on 40mph road but jury returns 'not guilty' verdict

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Bianchi creating ultimate brand loyalty?

Bianchi have launched the ultimate cool partnership to try and get more brand loyalty from their customers.

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Guardian sparks ghost bike debate

An appropriate way of commemorating the fallen, or a distraction and deterrence to would-be cyclists?

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OneTen Vento Wind Jacket

Lightweight, packable windproof that really does keep the cold air out, although our test model was more generously sized than normal

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Man convicted of supplying Marco Pantani with fatal dose of cocaine wins appeal

Italy's highest court overturns 2008 conviction; "a disgrace," says Tour and Giro winner's mother

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Alpina Pheos Helmet

If you've got the right shaped head and you want a light lid with some carbon this could be for you… pricy though

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24 Heures du Vélo: registration opens for 2012 event + video

24-hour event on the legendary Bugatti circuit at Le Mans now in its third year

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Lupine Piko Max TL Front Light

Basic optics and modest runtime mean that despite the fancy electronics, this is a surprisingly crude light. Disappointing

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French court convicts Floyd Landis of hacking into doping lab's computer

Laboratory had analysed sample that gave rise to positive test by man stripped of 2006 Tour de France win

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Colorado woman steals her stolen bicycle back after finding it on Craigslist and meeting thief

Theft victim hopped on her bike and rode away - but don't try this at (the criminal's) home, warn police

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Next up: the London Bike Show in January

Organisers say "doubling in size" more big brands coming...

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Cambridge cyclists call for wording on signs to be made more polite

'Cyclists dismount' sign misleading, discriminatory, and rather rude, say campaigners

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Expat British policeman in Bermuda handed two-year-ban for EPO use

Fellow riders' suspicions raised by strong improvement in results

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dhb Pace Roubaix Leg Warmers

Well-made, good-value leg-warmers - ideal for spring and autumn riding

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Mayor and TfL highlight cycle safety progress, but come under fire from Assembly Members (+ video)

Official focus on HGV menace welcome, but is London's mayor deaf to cyclists' and opponents plea on junctions?

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Mark Cavendish returns to track this month at Manchester Velodrome's Revolution

World road champ lines up alongside Beijing gold medalists Geraint Thomas and Ed Clancy - tickets still available

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It had to happen: leasing company launches 24 month contracts on bikes over £1,250

De Rosa, Eddy Merckx, Merida, Argon 18, Enve and Fulcrum among the bike, frame and wheel brands to sign up for new lease purchase scheme

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Magicshine MJ-872 1600 Lumen Bike Light

Well engineered light that delivers massive amounts of illumination for the money…works best on lower settings for the road

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West Sussex cyclist injured in hit and run urges driver to turn himself in

Cyclist had only been doing commute by bike for three days prior to last Thursday's incident

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News International to quiz Met and Mayor over Wapping junction as cycle safety rises up capital's political agenda

Media giant takes action after journalist injured, as safety of bike riders in London comes under increasing scrutiny

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Three Legs Cycling TV launches winter training DVDs featuring Mark Cavendish

Famous Manxmen Cav'n'Kennaugh make exercise fun…

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Bontrager Sport Commuter Rainshell

Good jacket for everyday riding, although moisture management could be improved

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MP's bill to make cycle helmets compulsory for under-14s fails

Bill shelved after failing to get second reading in House of Commons

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London Cycle Awards shortlist announced

Shortlist shows off just how varied and vibrant London's cycling culture is

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Number of cyclists killed or seriously injured on Britain's roads stabilises in second quarter

Latest DfT statistics show return to longer-term trends following sharp year-on-year jump in opening quarter

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Lezyne Super Drive LED Front Light

Blistering output relative to its size and the perfect companion for short to medium haul road duties

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Campagnolo Electronic to be called EPS

There's not just one groupset based on Electronic Power Shift launched today in Sicily but two...

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Cafe du Cycliste Josephine Bibshort

Nice, light, well-designed bibs. A premium product at a slightly less than premium price

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High Court judge rejects Eilidh Cairns' family's call for fresh inquest into her death

Judge expresses sympathy but says he's far from satisfied a different verdict to accidental death would be returned

 
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