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Edinburgh launches new bid to bring Tour de France to Scotland

City that lost out to Yorkshire for this year's Grand Depart aims to secure race in 2018 or 2019

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Otley residents accuse Cambridge of putting on a 'flat and boring' Tour reception… though it hasn't happened yet

Cambridge residents more worried about road closures than celebrations, Otley accuses

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Tour de France Stage 2: Vincenzo Nibali wins in Sheffield and goes into yellow

Italian champion attacks with 2km left of second stage in Yorkshire

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Niner RLT 9 cyclocross/gravel bike

Very good cyclocross/gravel bike with plenty of versatility, although the ride is on the firm side for an off-roader

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Chris Froome urges Yorkshire crowds to give Tour de France riders more room

Bumper crowds on opening day of race - but riders express concerns for their safety

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Tour tech 2014: Marcel Kittel's yellow Giant Propel Advanced SL

The champagne from his stage 1 Tour win hadn't even lost its fizz before Marcel Kittel had a new yellow bike

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Enfield cyclists stage 'cash mob' - spending money to reassure traders cycle paths won't mean less business

Enfield is to become a London 'mini-Holland' - but shopkeepers fear loss of parking spaces will deter shoppers

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B'Twin Microfibre Handlebar Tape

Good value, tough bar tape which looks pretty good and should last well - what's not to like?

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Mark Cavendish crashes out of Tour after just one stage

Manxman misses part of the TdF for the first time since 2008 following dislocated shoulder

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Tour de France Tech 2014: Peter Sagan’s custom slippers

…or are they special flip flops? Either way marginal gains and all that

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Tour de France Stage 1: Marcel Kittel wins in Harrogate - Cavendish crashes metres from line

Yorkshire puts on a fantastic show but Cavendish crash brings unwelcome drama

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Salice 011 RW sunglasses

Lightweight, comfortable glasses with two lenses and a hard case included in the sensible price

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Lusso Skylon 2XS windproof jacket

Simple, lightweight windproof/showerproof that adds loads of warmth when the temperature drops

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Call for action as TfL stats reveal buses pose as big a danger to cyclists as lorries

Green Party in London pushes for safer buses and examination of dangerous bus routes

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Deuter Operate II messenger bag

Comfortable bag that rides well, let down by lack of reflective materials, no light mount and poorly designed pockets

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Video: London cyclist gets £50 for straying off shared use path blocked by phone box

Councillor hits out as cycling campaigner hit with £50 fine for moving out of cyclist area of shared use path

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Tour de France Tech 2014: Fuji launch new Transonic aero road bike

You'll be happy to know that it's faster than the last one...

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Highways Agency to invest £20 million in strategic cycling improvements across the UK

£20m sounds a lot... but that's what they spend on 40 miles of motorway per year

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Tour de France Minus 1 News round-up: CVNDSH pub, Tour Terrorists on Strava, TDF drinking game & more

Yorkshire expects... a million more people this weekend than they were originally expecting. Oops.

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Vermarc MARE bib shorts

Spot on construction, materials and design from Belgium; lovely shorts at a completely justifiable price

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Tour Tech 2014: Vincenzo Nibali’s ‘Shark’ Specialized Tarmac

Vincenzo Nibali is riding the new Specialized Tarmac and he's got a unique paint job with plenty of bite

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Vermarc MARE Jersey

A performance jersey that really does perform, with the highlight being the excellent fit

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Surrey road race hit by drawing pin attack

“Lucky nobody was killed” says organiser

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Follow the pros at the Tour on Strava

Niki Terpstra and Ted King to Strava the entire Tour de France plus other riders uploading bits + a look at the stages in detail

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Catch a big screen showing of Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

Sympathetic documentary tells story of tragic Italian climber

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New Forest to consider pushing for laws to control sportives?

Report to National Park Authority suggests legislation one way to control cycling events

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Elivar Recover recovery drink

Very good recovery drink with an equal amount of protein and carbs, aimed specifically at the over 35s

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Mark Cavendish sets sights on yellow in mother’s home town

Omega Pharma-Quick Step sprinter looking for 26th Tour de France stage – and the race lead – in Harrogate

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Tour de France Tech 2014: Marcel Kittel's Giant Propel Advanced SL

Another bike that should be there or thereabouts on the sprint stages with the big German at the helm

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Omega Pharma sport director Brian Holm cleared of indecently exposing himself to a child

Court finds insufficient evidence against Omega Pharma-Quick Step sport director

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Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

A beautiful film about one of pro cycling's biggest tragedies

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dhb Goldline Bib Shorts

Want comfort, support and excellent ventilation for hours on your road bike? Buy these

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Tour Tech 2014: Mark Cavendish’s (special) Specialized Venge

Check out Cav's new bike for the Tour de France

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Video: Where to watch the Tour de France in Yorkshire

Head for the hills to see the best action

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Tour de France Tech 2014: Rui Costa’s Merida Reacto KOM

World Champion's bike retains aerodynamics of the Reacto Evo but at a lower weight of 6.8kg

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Bringing a Swallow tandem back to life: SW228 flies again

Trek's UK top man goes back to his roots on a bike made for two

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dhb Goldline Short Sleeve Jersey

Super lightweight, breathable and comfortable jersey for summer riding; pro fit and tech for non-pro money

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100 Tours: 10 iconic moments (+ videos)

As Yorkshire prepares to make its mark on Tour history we pick 10 people and incidents that have shaped its 111 year history

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Video: Surely Sir Chris Hoy is the master of turning left? On a bike maybe — in a car, not so much

Six-time Olympic champion comes a cropper in his Nissan at Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Your Tour de France: send us your photos

Before, during, and after share your experiences of watching the Tour de France on road.cc

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Video: Boris Bikes v Le Tour de France stage 1

Live the pain & the triumph as three daft blokes ride 204km in the Dales on 50lb bikes

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Miche SWR Full Carbon RC Clincher Wheels

Cracking performance, comfort and build quality; shame about the naff stickers

 
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