Seven days in cycling: Your weekly catch up service of the week's big news stories on road.ccThis week's slice of cycling life features close passing drivers - one with a rather good excuse and one whose career ended in a bad tempered instant - plus 5am rouleurs, horrific crashes and more...Mar 16 2014 - 08:00 Inquest into death of drowned Bristol cyclist hears council didn't act on safety warningsConcerns first raised a decade before Sean Phillips' death; 2011 report said "a matter of time before an incident occurs"9Mar 15 2014 - 19:27 Paris-Nice Stage 7: Another stage for Tom Jelte Slagter as Geraint Thomas crashes out of contentionTeam Sky man's chances of winning race disappear, Carlos Betancur finishes third to extend overall lead11Mar 15 2014 - 17:17 Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 4: Alberto Contador wins battle of GC contenders, Michal Kwiatkowski hangs onto race leadBig guns go head to head in summit finish finale in Umbria2Mar 15 2014 - 16:32 Derby closed road cycle track scrapped due to legal row over nature reserve (+ video)Wildlife campaigners celebrate after council says project no longer financially viable; "a big missed opportunity" says Sustrans4Mar 15 2014 - 15:01 Bring the highlights of the Tour de France Yorkshire route to your front room with commemorative Tour de Yorkshire wallpaperThe work of a young British designer, Tour de Yorkshire wallpaper pays homage to hills, cobbles and iconic architectureMar 15 2014 - 14:05 Revolution Series streamed live from London's Olympic velodrome today - watch it hereOrganisers stream season finale of annual track series, Trott and Pervis the stars at last night's opener8Mar 15 2014 - 12:07 Tech Roundup: Rapha, Enigma, Thule, Orro, Fizik, Kali, SiS, Prendas, Peter Sagan t-shirts and moreEnigma Etape, personalised Sky Rapha kit, new Thule rack, Orro sneak peek, David Millar Fizik shoes, Prendas caps, Peter Sagan t-shirts and more22Mar 15 2014 - 01:00 Harrogate councillors clash over whether more should be done to transform town into cycling havenLib Dems and Tories on council go head to head over spending money to make cycling safer in town9Mar 14 2014 - 21:17 London’s Olympic VeloPark opens for businessTake a spin round East London and experience some Olympic legacy for yourself7Mar 14 2014 - 20:52 Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 3: Peter Sagan wins stage, Michal Kwiatkowski moves into race leadAnother good day in Tuscany for the two men who fought it out at last weekend's Strade BiancheMar 14 2014 - 16:19 Paris-Nice Stage 6: Carlos Betancur wins again and takes race leadAG2R man makes move on final climb, Team Sky's Geraint Thomas slips to 2nd overall3Mar 14 2014 - 16:06 Updated: Devon man to sue council after pothole causes four serious cycling crashesCouncil says it's not liable35Mar 14 2014 - 15:33 Video: Madison-Genesis training campWhat goes in Majorca doesn't stay in Majorca: See what goes on behind the scenes at a team campMar 14 2014 - 15:22 Video: Horrific crash as cyclist hits velodrome starting gate that officials failed to removeChilean riding for bronze in women's team sprint at South American Games suffers fractured patella, bike snapped in two42Mar 14 2014 - 14:55 Just in: B'Twin Triban 500 SEDecathlon's £379.99 alloy road bike looks to offer excellent value20Mar 14 2014 - 13:28 Lost cyclist follows sat-nav over Manchester's huge M60 Barton BridgePolice advice: "If your sat-nav is telling you to do something dangerous, don’t do it."22Mar 14 2014 - 13:26 Fantasy Cycling with Wiggle: Women's World Cup now openGreat prizes to be won in our first ever women's competition...2Mar 14 2014 - 12:15 Dominic Irvine & time trial legend Glenn Longland aim for LEJOG tandem recordRecord has stood since 196611Mar 14 2014 - 10:58 TfL commissioner admits underspend of cycling budget is "an embarrassment"Sir Peter Hendy tells London Assembly Transport Committee that mayor is pressing TfL hard to "get some stuff on the ground"8Mar 13 2014 - 23:33 Strava updates mobile app with an improved activity feedLots of new features added to Strava mobile app version 4.023Mar 13 2014 - 21:47 MöBIUS Cycling launch 236g Infinity pedal on Kickstarter + videoMinimalist and lightweight pedal seeks Kickstarter funding to become a reality22Mar 13 2014 - 21:16 Falling freeway bicycle racks up $49,000 US lawsuitWomen injured in crash caused by bike falling from car rack sues for $49,000 in Oregon, US7Mar 13 2014 - 17:53 Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 2: Pelucchi wins for IAM as big names miss out in sprint (+ Kittel bike throw video)Mark Cavendish 17th, Marcel Kittel crashes (but says he made up with his bike afterwards), iafter Alex Dowsett spends day on the break4Mar 13 2014 - 16:25 Paris-Nice Stage 5: Carlos Betancur attacks to win, Geraint Thomas keeps leadAG2R's Colombian rider stays ahead of chasing pack, but not enough to get into yellow jersey2Mar 13 2014 - 16:02 'I Worked at Raleigh' website chronicles life at iconic Nottingham bike factoryAccompanying app provides tour of vast bike-making plant4Mar 13 2014 - 15:50 Just in: Orbea Avant M10D with Shimano Ultegra Di2 and hydraulic disc brakesImpressively versatile new bike from Orbea arrives with latest Shimano hydraulic disc brakes11Mar 13 2014 - 14:30 UCI forbids banned rider Patrik Sinkewitz from racing in Croatia todayMeridiana-Kamen team had given its German rider race number 1 for Istrian Spring Trophy which it organises6Mar 13 2014 - 13:24 Video: 5.45 Rouleur - riding in London as you seldom see itShort piece entered to Sundance London follows Regent's Park Rouleurs on their morning ride53Mar 13 2014 - 12:59 Plans to upgrade A9 fail to provide properly for cyclists, say Scottish Greens"Nonsense" that costs prevent cycle paths being built, agrees Labour MSP24Mar 13 2014 - 12:24 Wiggo comes to Ambridge: Sir Bradley Wiggins to guest-star in The Archers for Sport ReliefTour de France winner joins long list of guests in world's longest-running soap opera9Mar 13 2014 - 09:39 Patrik Sinkewitz, banned last month for 8 years, due to start UCI Europe Tour race in Croatia todayGerman rider's team is also organiser of Istrian Spring Trophy raceMar 13 2014 - 03:46 Geraint Thomas sees future in stage racing, not Classics - and helps launch Dunkerque to Roubaix eventTeam Sky rider currently leading Paris-Nice outlines plans for 2015 onwardsMar 12 2014 - 21:57 BBC to broadcast highlights of 2014 UCI Women Road World Cup (+ video)All 9 races will be broadcast to UK viewers plus 6 feature programmes about women involved in elite cycling16Mar 12 2014 - 20:04 Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 1: OPQS win team time trial to put Mark Cavendish into race leadRepeat of last year's result on big day for GB as Geraint Thomas takes lead at Paris-Nice1Mar 12 2014 - 16:35 Pioneer power meter to launch mid-MarchNew power meter from the electronics giant will be available soon19Mar 12 2014 - 16:32 Paris-Nice Stage 4: Geraint Thomas takes race lead, Tom Jelte Slagter wins stageSky and Garmin-Sharp rider fight it out for stage win after getting away on final climb4Mar 12 2014 - 15:58 Ass Savers introduces updated Ass Saver OriginalFoldable mudguard gets a makeover to fit more saddles12Mar 12 2014 - 13:57 Cyclist dies after crash at Portsmouth's Mountbatten closed circuitPolice officer, Richard Phillips-Schofield had won two gold medals for cycling at last year's Police & Fire Games4Mar 12 2014 - 13:48 Spin LDN tickets offer: save £12.50 on a pair of tickets for urban bike showCheap tickets! Get your lovely cheap tickets here!Mar 12 2014 - 13:42 Praxis to launch complete Turn Zayante M30 road chainsetsZayante M30 chainset will be released by Turn sister brand1Mar 12 2014 - 12:30 Planning your ride just got easier with“The easiest GPS route plotting site” implements an automatic route plotting feature for cyclists and walkers who want to avoid main roads14Mar 12 2014 - 11:35 Cavendish, Sagan, and Evans among stars looking forward to Tirreno-AdriaticoItalian UCI WorldTour race kicks off tomorrow (+ link to official race guide)Mar 11 2014 - 23:16 Boris Johnson calls for cycle path alongside HS2 high speed railway lineFeasibility study already taking place into path linking London with Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester23Mar 11 2014 - 21:40 Video: Driver gives best excuse ever for close passMonty Python would be proud25Mar 11 2014 - 21:35 Boris Bike-style hire bikes coming to the New ForestBut locals unhappy despite prospect of job creation and reduced car use27Mar 11 2014 - 17:26 Giro launches clothing line in UKNew Road range contains casual-looking clothing for both men and women13Mar 11 2014 - 16:59 Got a question for Garmin-Sharp’s David Millar? This afternoon on Twitter, it’s #MillarTimeVeteran racer takes to Sharp Europe's feed to talk to fans14Mar 11 2014 - 16:32 Paris-Nice Stage 3: John Degenkolb takes sprint and race leadGiant-Shimano's German sprinter wins from Orica-GreenEdge's Matt Goss, Jose Jouaquin Rojas of Movistar third2Mar 11 2014 - 16:16 Celebrating the Grand Départ in steel: Pennine Cycles' glorious Tour de France jersey-themed bikesYorkshire framebuilder's striking machines9Mar 11 2014 - 14:43 SRAM Force CX1 groupset launchedBrings single ring 1x11 and clutch-style rear mechs from mountain biking to cyclo-cross16Mar 11 2014 - 14:42 Investment pays off for Evans Cycles with sales and profits up in 2013London-based retailer says "strong demand for cycling is persisting” and is "pretty positive about 2014"10Mar 11 2014 - 13:20 Cycle satnav app now finds cycling clubs as well as bike shopsBike Hub's cycling satnav smartphone app finds quickest or quietest cycle routes and now locates nearest cycling clubs8Mar 11 2014 - 12:37 David Millar’s Fizik shoes raise £460 for charity in online auctionCustom Fizik shoes celebrating Millar's 18th and final season as a professional cyclist auctioned for charityMar 11 2014 - 12:03 Caravan firm sacks driver who was filmed overtaking cyclist with inches to spare (+ video)Forest of Dean Caravans takes decisive action after video posted to YouTube53Mar 10 2014 - 23:27 Zipp launch SL-70 Aero handlebarNew carbon-fibre bar combines aerodynamic performance with high stiffness, according to Zipp8Mar 10 2014 - 18:00 B'Twin launch budget e-bikeOriginal 700 Electric is based on hybrid already in the range12Mar 10 2014 - 17:59 Paris-Nice Stage 2: Belkin's Moreno Hofland wins sprint, FDJ's Nacer Bouhanni keeps overall leadCrash 10km out takes out riders including points classification leader Gianni Meersman of OPQS4Mar 10 2014 - 16:05 Campagnolo officially launches Super Record RS groupsetSuper Record RS offers improved front shifting with revised chainring and front derailleur, according to Campag22Mar 10 2014 - 15:54 Landslide may force fresh Milan-San Remo route change with Le Manie climb reinstatedReports from Italy could herald bad news for Cavendish and other sprinters5Mar 10 2014 - 15:32 Buy a fake, risk death, support slavery – says bike industryBuy a fake and you’re risking your life and supporting organised crime, according to bike industry body87Mar 10 2014 - 13:08 First look: Olympia Leader DiscItalian company Olympia has designed the all-new Leader with aerodynamics and hydraulic disc brakes in mind14Mar 10 2014 - 12:33 Pain in the artArtist Clem Chen creates uncomfortable saddle sculptures2Mar 10 2014 - 12:16 Widow of pothole death cyclist to sue councilWife of Martyn Uzzell wants North Yorkshire County Council brought to account11Mar 10 2014 - 12:14 Enfield, Kingston and Waltham Forest get £30m each to become Mini-HollandsThree London boroughs share £90m funding, cash also for five shortlisted boroughs that missed out58Mar 10 2014 - 11:51 Vulpine reveal spring 2014 range in new lookbook and videoFresh new colours for Vulpine’s spring clothing range18Mar 10 2014 - 11:41 Seven days in cycling: Your weekly catch up service of the week's big news stories on road.ccThis week's slice of cycling life features Top Gear - twice - the Colnago C60 sneak peek - twice - and some shocking driving skills from caravan drivers - and some pretty revolting cyclist behaviour too...Mar 9 2014 - 21:40 Cycling initiatives help Hackney win London Transport Borough of the Year awardCamden's Royal College St and LCC's Love London Go Dutch campaign also recognised at London Transport AwardsMar 9 2014 - 21:35 Nacer Bouhanni wins Paris-Nice Stage 1, Alejandro Valverde takes Roma sprinter triumphs on opening day of Race to the Sun for second year running1Mar 9 2014 - 16:53 Stockmarket flotation in the pipeline for Wiggle?Online retailer places recruitment ad for chief financial officer, "IPO experience an advantage"12Mar 9 2014 - 16:07 Random bikes and bits from Taipei CycleCool and just plain strange stuff from the big show in the Far East1Mar 9 2014 - 13:52 Red Bull Hill Chasers returns to Edinburgh in April (+ video)Ex-world champion Shanaze Reade among riders set to battle it out on The Mound1Mar 9 2014 - 13:12 Bicycle: The Documentary embarks on second crowdfunding drive in attempt to raise funds to finish filmSecond chance to sign up for goodies and be the first to see the film in return for a donation2Mar 9 2014 - 10:02 Northern Ireland is promised a 'cycling revolution' following minister's fact-finding mission to ScandinaviaCommitment to cycling comes as Belfast prepares to host the Giro d'Italia in May5Mar 9 2014 - 09:42 David Millar's Fizik shoes up for grabsFirst pair of unique shoes to mark Millar's final pro season currently being auctioned off for charity5Mar 8 2014 - 21:32 Cotic launch new Escapade road frame + videoNew “bit of everything” disc road frame from Cotic17Mar 8 2014 - 20:03 Piazza in Italy named after Alfonsina Strada - the only woman to ride the GiroSan Salvatore Monferrato honours cyclist to mark International Women's Day1Mar 8 2014 - 18:26 Michal Kwiatkowski beats Peter Sagan to win Strade BianchePolish champion drops Cannondale man on final climb in Siena, Alejandro Valverde third8Mar 8 2014 - 16:14 Royal Mail destroys woman's £323 inflatable bike helmet - because it contains compressed gasHovding helmets inflate on impact - and it turns out Royal Mail won't handle them27Mar 8 2014 - 13:27 Lorry driver escapes jail for causing death of London cyclist by dangerous drivingLorry driver who crushed 60 year old cyclist under his wheels as he turned left escapes with 18 month ban and community work15Mar 8 2014 - 13:01 Back injury forces Chris Froome out of next week's Tirreno-AdriaticoRichie Porte will lead Team Sky in Italian race, Geraint Thomas to lead at Paris-Nice11Mar 8 2014 - 12:55 Campagnolo to launch new Super Record RS groupsetSpy shots of Campag's latest top-end mechanical components30Mar 8 2014 - 11:36 Rapha announce Women's 100 event for July 20March 8 marks Women's day, and to celebrate Rapha have announced their second Women's 100 eventMar 8 2014 - 10:00 Taipei Cycle: 4 surprising bikesThey're crazy ideas, but they might just work1Mar 8 2014 - 04:05 Tech Roundup: howies, Bespoke, Café du Cycliste, Guru Bike Fit, Genesis, Ritchey, Velocio, Unior and ArkelNew jacket, race bikes, bike fit service, bike shop openings, long socks, women's clothing and lots more in Tech Roundup11Mar 8 2014 - 01:00 Yorkshire's pothole crisis: £1 billion of repairs needed, but Tour de France route being fixedUnder-funded councils desperate for more money for road maintenance10Mar 7 2014 - 16:16 Video: Caravan firm "horrified" after cyclist suffers shocking near-missForest of Dean Caravans says it will take disciplinary action against driver filmed passing rider with inches to spare145Mar 7 2014 - 14:16 Cannondale Synapse goes green for the classicsNew paint finish revealed ahead of the Strade Bianche, where the new bike first debuted a year ago1Mar 7 2014 - 13:50 AA "Think Bikes" awareness campaign admits drivers don't look, suggests wing mirror stickers will remind them (+video)Stickers will make roads safe for cyclists, says motoring organisation25Mar 7 2014 - 13:02 Sir Bradley Wiggins says it would be "liberating" to ride Tour de France in support of Chris Froome2012 Tour winner also talks of Rio Olympics, and says women's team a "logical step" for Sky11Mar 7 2014 - 11:02 Taipei Cycle: New products from Culprit, Santini & Birzman + bonus lugged wooden bikeLots of new products including tools, jerseys, pumps and frames12Mar 7 2014 - 10:56 Bike industry anticipates ‘new era’ of co-operation with UCIKey manufacturers' group keen to work with sport's governing body on equipment rules7Mar 7 2014 - 10:27 Sneak peek: Blk Tec componentsSlick-looking products due for release later in the year2Mar 7 2014 - 09:03 Wiggle launch Black Series by TuneNew German manufactured lightweight alloy wheels, stems, seatposts, chainsets and more now available at Wiggle10Mar 7 2014 - 08:39 Cycle Surgery to open 30th store in former Olympic ParkCustomers will be able to try out bikes on road and MTB circuits or pop in to the velodrome for coffee2Mar 7 2014 - 02:45 Merseyside woman thrown from bike by rope strung across pathTwo teenage girls arrested in connection with attack28Mar 6 2014 - 21:04 Just in: Kinesis Tripster ATRA £1,499 titanium, do-anything, disc specific frameset for your adventures48Mar 6 2014 - 17:51 Inside The Medal Factory - BBC special on Manchester Velodrome on iPlayer and News ChannelEx-NBA star John Amaechi celebrates 20 years of facility with help from Hoy, Wiggins, Pendleton, Brailsford and others4Mar 6 2014 - 17:37 Opposition follows New Forest sportive to new location as organiser tries to reassure localsCan April event escape repeat of previous sabotage attempts?13Mar 6 2014 - 17:21 Opinion: We’ve worked hard to cater for every club, says Lee Valley park authority in row over Olympic Velopark accessManagement of Olympic cycling venues responds to criticism6Mar 6 2014 - 16:30