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Team Sky looking to kick off 2011 with win in Aussie National Road Championship

Simon Gerrans spearheads British team's efforts, with Michael Rogers making debut

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Vittoria Diamante Pro Tech II

Fast and grippy, but not the most puncture resistant winter tyre

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Ambulance service failed to notify police of West Suffolk Wheelers cycling crash

Internal investigation underway after protocol not followed

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Cash splashed on cycling facilities in Woking and Leicester

Surrey town gets new bike parking, while existing bike park in East Midlands city has £150k revamp

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Got any cycling or other transport questions for Boris? Now's your chance to ask them!

West London consultation meeting this month focuses on transport and tickets are free

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IAM urges road users to make brushing up on skills a priority in 2011

From drivers to cyclists, charity highlights its resources and training aimed at making roads safer

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Fatal accidents and "buzzed" riders - Thames Materials responds

"We understand your concerns" says company. But do they have blind spot mirrors?

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Giant TCR Advanced 2

Fast, solid and smooth – a high-quality carbon frameset forms the basis of an exciting road bike

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Movistar rider Amador beaten unconscious as thieves steal his bike

24-year-old Costa Rican hospitalised with injuries received as he tried to escape robbers

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Todmorden Cross video action

Beer, chips, cobbles and cyclocross it must be Belg…Yorkshire

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Figures reveal Met Police vehicle accident rate going down… but fatalities up

Capital's police vehicles involved in 10 deaths during 2008/09

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Serious accident overshadows opening of Suffolk cycling club's new clubhouse

Touching of wheels results in three riders being hospitalised, one with serious head injuries

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Campag Electronic Record coming to the 2011 Giro, and to the shops in 2012?

Campy's powered shiftgear is aleady well tested and it's odds on for a full launch in 2011

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Edinburgh politician under fire for claiming £2.40 expenses for bike commute

Criticism speaks volumes for mainstream press attitudes towards cycling

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City aiming to be America's most bike friendly hands out $400 fines for unregistered bikes

Long Beach bike register still costs more to operate than it raises in fees & fines

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Labour considers rewarding drivers for sticking to speed limit

Measure among those considered as party seeks to woo drivers for their votes

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Jagwire Racer Brake and Gear Cable Kit

Very reliable, affordable and durable cableset for road bikes that work a treat

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road.cc's 10 cycling trends and predictions for 2011

Our crystal ball picture makes its annual appearance as we seek to divine some cycling trends for 2011

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Bicyclebungee helps riders of different abilities share the effort, say makers (+ videos)

Ever wanted to take a friend for a sociable tow? Well now you can

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Pickles and Hammond say end to "war on motorist" closer with parking charges rethink

Will ending Whitehall interference make charges more competitive - or just shift blame to local councils?

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Gore Bike Wear Countdown III gloves

Mid-weight waterproof gloves that are well-made and durable

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Florence hoping to host 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart

Tuscan city looking to commemorate centenary of Gino Bartali's birth

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Garmin Edge 800 GPS computer (Performance and Navigation bundle)

GPS-enabled bike computer with masses of navigation and performance-measuring capability – the best device of its kind

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Garmin-Cervélo unveils 2011 kit

Cervélo’s black dominates, not much argyle, and is there potential for confusion with Team Sky?

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Cambridgeshire cycle training instructor awarded MBE in New Years Honours

Instructor gets official recognition three decades after first violunteering at daughter's school

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Castelli Quindici socks

Warm and comfy merino wool socks; a little expensive but the quality is high

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2010 News Review: MAMILs, guns, drugs, Boris, steak, Andy Schleck's bike+video & lots more

All cycling life is here in our look back at the stories that shaped 2010

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2010 Tech review: Shimano Alfine 11, Look 695, SRAM Apex + lots more

The year of the airbag helmet and the pedal powered submarine. Plus some good ideas.

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Johann Bruyneel fails in appeal to get two-month 'jerseygate' ban brought forward

RadioShack boss wanted ban imposed after final stage Livestrong stunt to start in January

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Team Sky unveils early season line-ups

Rogers debuts in Tour Down Under, Wiggins begins his season in Qatar

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TfL highlights how London businesses are benefiting from Boris Bikes

From rat catchers to design houses, hire bikes help companies cut costs and beat the jams

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BBB Impulse glasses

Excellent cycling glasses, ideal for British winter (or summer) riding, but the photochromic lenses mean they're not cheap

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Plans take shape for second Aussie attempt to break into cycling's elite teams

Cycling Australia performance director quits to head project, Jayco tycoon set to provide backing

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Dads launch club to help bike racing sons meet continental challenge

Velocity 3-In-One backed by Evans Cycles aims to compete with Europe's best young talent

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Speed camera data to be published to justify their use says Minister

Move comes as ACPO propose more speed awareness training to more drivers caught by cameras

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Lance Armstrong out of NZ triathlon with knee injury but will still race Tour Down Under

Condition means Texan unable to run at the moment, but doesn't stop him from riding bike

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Shutt VR Race Lite gilet

Well-designed and well-made gilet for all sorts of weather

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2010 Season Review - The highs and lows of a thrilling year of racing

We look back at what has been an action-packed 12 months both on and off the bike

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Israeli activist jailed for three months after taking part in Tel Aviv Critical Mass bike ride

Civil rights group criticises unusually harsh sentence and says protester was specifically targeted

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Gore Bike Wear Phantom II women's gloves

Well-designed, good value gloves with excellent levels of protection and warmth for their lack of bulk

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Gino Bartali hid Jewish family in Florence home to protect them from Holocaust

New details emerge of Italian cycling legend's clandestine wartime activities

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Top dutch Paralympic handcyclist regains use of legs after being hit by cyclist

But 2012 dream gone for Monique van der Vorst as she learns to adapt to life on two legs again

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Power Balance bracelets don't work, rules Australian government

Misleading advertising needs to be corrected and refunds offered to consumers

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Bristol's Better By Bike website showcases helmetcam footage of popular cycle routes

YouTube films aimed at helping encourage people to take to two wheels for their travel needs

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Cotic >X< Weekday

Cotic’s foray into cyclo-cross is, ironically, missing the X-factor. Its excitable frame is really, really let down by dreary steering.

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New York lawmakers to vote on making cycle safety training compulsory for new drivers

If US policiticans can see the benefit of driving test changes why not their UK counterparts?

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Bradley Wiggins admits he was "up my own backside" ahead of Tour de France

Wiggo singles out Team Sky fans as highlight of season, and is relishing 2011 TDF campaign

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Head to the Belvedere Bike Hotel and the drinks are on us!

€25 to spend at the bar if you book a spring break via road.cc

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Boris Johnson against banning cyclists from London's South Bank

Lambeth Council erects "no cycling" signs despite having no powers to do so as battle heats up

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One23 Mega Bright 3

Well made and with an excellent runtime, this is a very effective little light

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Jagwire Pro Cantilever brake pads

Smart upgrade for older/budget cantilever brakesets

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Gore Bike Wear Power Thermo Jersey

Fairly pricy for straightforward winter insulation, but this is a versatile top and the build quality is high

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Bikesoup help to get independent bike stores online

Sale stock from independents coming online, and there's 50% off private ads in Jan too...

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Ashima Ultralight 3 colour 3 function brake blocks

Top notch replacement blocks and ideal for winter use

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Work to start on Kent's Cyclopark by the A2 next month

Main contract awarded on £10 million project

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Driver who killed cyclist while under influence of cannabis gets four years

Jury convicts 20-year-old motorist who had denied causing bike rider's death

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McEwen and Hunter jump ship to RadioShack after Pegasus Sports debacle

US team announces its Two Robbies Christmas special

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Bike Eye bike mirror

A great improvement over the original, very clever concept

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UCI launches stinging attack on Pegasus Sports' management

Governing body reacts to critcism of decision not to award Aussie Team Professional Continental licence

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Cyclodelic ankle cuffs

Fashionable, funky, fun and functional

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Robbie McEwen hailed as hero as he helps avert boat trip poison gas disaster

Aussie sprint ace's high-altitude training helps him withstand fumes and deal with situation

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Roar into the new sportive season with new Longleat ride

See the house, the lions and the lanes of the South West. 100-mile and 100km options

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Driver who pleaded guilty to killing time-trialling cyclists walks free from court

CPS outlines reasons why motorist charged with causing death by careless, not dangerous, driving

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Bike Hub app, the 'satnav for cyclists' now launched for Android phones

Industry-funded app extends reach beyond iPhone users

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Dutch falling over themselves to complain about untreated bike paths + video

Low salt stocks means roads get priority, even in the low countries...

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Five-month drink-driving ban for Commonwealth Games gold medallist

Australian 18-year-old Dale Parker also given $1,100 fine

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Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 26x2.0 tyre

Superb long-haul tarmac touring tyre, as long as you don’t need a dynamo track.

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Oregon Scientific ATC5K camera

An uninspiring performance from a camera that, though waterproof, is even chunkier than earlier incarnations.

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New Italian bike tour offers rolling road closures and chance to see Giro

Three-day ride for enthusiasts takes in the northern lakes

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Italian rider's legal challenge to UCI bio-passport sanction

Court of Arbitration in Sport appeal a test case for anti-doping system

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Fizik release Ltd edition saddle signed by Ivan Basso AND Vincenzo Nibali

On sale now ltd run of 50 saddles signed by Vuelta and Giro winners proceeds go to charity

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Rapha offers same-day pre-Christmas delivery in London

Employees turn cycle couriers to bike presents to your door

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Liquigas manager confirms 2011 Giro d'Italia and Tour de France double assault

Ivan Basso may help Vincenzo Nibali target Giro success before mounting own challenge for Tour

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2006 TDF winner Oscar Pereiro makes football debut

Retired Spanish pro cyclist seeks to establish second career, but Barca won't be on the phone just yet

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Rapha Women's Long Sleeve Jersey

All the bells and whistles, but ultimately still just a straightforward long sleeved jersey, and as such, it looks expensive

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New TfL report highlights success of London's Year of Cycling

Do data on Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme and Cycle Superhighways signal advent of 'Cycling Revolution'?

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Perfect fit: getting a bike made to measure

Our Viner frame is handbuilt in Italy

 
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