Rainbow jersey Thor Hushovd to ride next month's Tour of BritainRace will be Norwegian's last as world champion before title defence in CopenhagenAug 16 2011 - 10:25 Revolution Series dates announcedA chance to see the big guns of British track cycling in Olympic modeAug 16 2011 - 09:36 TfL admits lessons to be learnt from road chaos surrounding Sunday's Olympic test eventBut in Surrey, police and council leaders say event passed off without problem5Aug 16 2011 - 09:24 Giant launches four wheelsets from £225 - £1,250It's been a while since we saw Giant-branded hoops; but they're back in the upgrade market with wider rims and tubeless capability5Aug 15 2011 - 18:29 Wales struggles to meet self-imposed cycling targetsGovernment fighting high levels of obesity and ill-health2Aug 15 2011 - 17:52 Public back 20mph zones outside schools… they're just not so keen on enforcing them says pollInstitute of Adavanced motorists backs selective 20mph zones, CTC wants it as default urban limit10Aug 15 2011 - 15:30 Organs of Edinburgh cyclist killed last week will help othersLifelong rider died following collision with car, witnesses sought2Aug 15 2011 - 15:00 Great Britain move to 6th in UCI WorldTour Ranking, will field eight riders in CopenhagenQualification rules mean Mark Cavendish will have seven team mates to help in rainbow jersey bid2Aug 15 2011 - 13:44 Cycling orangutan recruited/exploited to front Thai cycle helmet safety campaignPrimate said to like cycling with his lid on, authorities say kids should do likewise2Aug 15 2011 - 13:08 Big turnouts for Southampton, Blackpool Sky RidesLatest in summer-long series see over 20,000 riders taking partAug 15 2011 - 12:17 Olympic test event: Sunday riders sneak into peloton, but drivers fume at road closuresGridlock takes some by surprise despite TfL awareness campaign, while amateur riders share road with pros23Aug 15 2011 - 10:06 London-Surrey Cycle Classic: Mark Cavendish wins 2012 Olympics test eventManx Missile takes starring role in London 2012 dress rehearsal15Aug 14 2011 - 12:24 Dutch Army Cycling Band plays the Edinburgh Military Tattoo (+ Video)Tulips from Amsterdam meets Loch Lomond as bike-borne musicians show their skills6Aug 13 2011 - 13:49 Alberto Contador to skip defence of Giro title to focus on 2012 Tour de FranceRiis says Spaniard's best years ahead of him, but CAS appeal hearing still casts a shadow4Aug 13 2011 - 12:05 Spirit of Norman Tebbit alive and well in York as locals lent bikes to help them find workThe Bike Rescue Project teams up with Future Prospects to provide short-term bicycle loans4Aug 13 2011 - 11:34 Ray Eden's killer jailed after pleading guilty to manslaughterCyclist's widow brands her husband's killer "a coward" in court4Aug 13 2011 - 10:39 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 Foundation2Aug 12 2011 - 16:52 Canadian cities conflicted on cyclingAnti-cycling Mayor ends Toronto's 'war on the car' while in Montreal they discuss urban cycling's downside6Aug 12 2011 - 15:45 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.Aug 12 2011 - 14:42 Back to school US style - police hit Florida kids with hefty first day fines for not wearing cycle helmetsKids from poor families reported fearful of telling parents they've incurred fine as unintended consequence of well-meaning law kicks in4Aug 12 2011 - 12:22 21-year-old Bristol DJ on a fixie emerges as unlikely riot hero while London bike shop mechanic defies lootersLeon Piers cuts through rumour and hearsay using bike and Twitter4Aug 12 2011 - 11:18 Bradley Wiggins targets Vuelta time trial as preparation for World ChampionshipsPerformance in Spain and Copenhagen will also help Team Sky rider gauge TDF recovery ahead of London 2012Aug 12 2011 - 10:21 ITV4 to show Vuelta live - but BBC to air only brief highlights of Olympic test eventSpanish Grand Tour coverage confirms channel's commitment to cycling34Aug 11 2011 - 20:05 Surge of high-end bike thefts from Southport homesMany victims are members of local cycling club1Aug 11 2011 - 17:44 Charity ride fire-fighters taking their own air supplyRiders will pedal using full breathing apparatusAug 11 2011 - 16:02 First ride: Giant's 2012 TCR Advanced frameWe've had a go on the middle Carbon model in Giant's TCR range for next year10Aug 11 2011 - 15:59 Halfords now selling Whistle bike brand: three budget alloy bikes + three carbon with 105 & Ultegra but only onlineNewish to the UK but Whistle bikes started in Colorado and are big in Europe, apparently.4Aug 11 2011 - 13:53 UCI reacts angrily to Gerard Vroomen's criticism of bio passport programme - and gives issue wider publicityCervelo co-founder claims lack of testing; not so, says governing body as it goes on the offensive7Aug 11 2011 - 12:53 Cycle Superhighway to Olympic site on hold until after 2012Go by bike during the Games, but not to the Games8Aug 11 2011 - 11:45 Daniel Teklehaimanot: from World Cycling Centre to GreenEdge pasturesThe story behind the Eritrean youngster who became GreenEdge's first signing, by the UCI's Jane MorazAug 11 2011 - 11:31 Great idea: Bike Fixtation self-repair vending stationMinneapolis, USA has its first public bike fix station. At the station, funnily enough.9Aug 11 2011 - 10:56 Geraint Thomas backs Etape CymruWelsh star meets fans and rides part of spectacular N Wales course2Aug 11 2011 - 10:27 Cadel Evans lands in Australia, but he's already targeting London 2012 road raceMaillot jaune back home for victory parade, says Hushovd signing will help him focus on TDF defenceAug 11 2011 - 10:00 Cannondale 2012 UK range launch: all new CAAD 8 + Evo Ultimate + Super Six Ultegra Di2 + Synapse Carbon Apex & moreNew entry level CAAD 8 starts at £799 while at the other end of the scale the Evo Ultimate is a mere £8K more3Aug 10 2011 - 17:21 Transfer round-up: Visconti, Weening & Alex Rasmussen confirm new teams, Renshaw says he's spoken to RaboItalian champ targets classics with Movistar, Dutchman moves to GreenEdge, Danish track ace heads to Garmin3Aug 10 2011 - 13:46 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 20071Aug 10 2011 - 11:26 James Cracknell gets behind Surrey safe cycling campaign + VideoOlympian urges use of helmets based on his near-fatal experience13Aug 10 2011 - 11:07 iPhone app launched for 2012 UCI Road World Championships in The NetherlandsOrganisers of races in Limburg hope to provide live tracking of riders in next year's eventAug 10 2011 - 10:10 Shimano Ultegra Di2 video demo + Dave's first thoughts after some big milesMat talks you round the system while Dave rides all the way to France* to test Ultegra Di2 for you26Aug 9 2011 - 23:50 Thor Hushovd signs with BMC Racing until 2014Three-year deal for rainbow jersey15Aug 9 2011 - 18:20 Lancashire police rewarding safe-riding kidsOfficers handing out packs to youngsters2Aug 9 2011 - 16:57 London-Surrey Cycle Classic due to go ahead as planned on Sunday despite riotingUnrest coincides with national Olympic committee delegates and IOC members visiting 2012 host cityAug 9 2011 - 14:44 Painful, premature end to couple's LEJoG anniversary dream rideBroken bones and frustrated plans after just five miles9Aug 9 2011 - 14:40 Trek signs sponsorship deal with VueltaPartnership with Spanish Grand Tour includes launch of Trek Challenge event in Madrid next monthAug 9 2011 - 12:59 Event in York aims to reduce bike theftsSurge of opportunist thieving due in part to inadequate locksAug 9 2011 - 11:25 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 suffer21Aug 9 2011 - 10:04 We have a winner! Schwag Grab: an Ultegra Di2 watch!**That is to say, a watch in a box with a Di2 sticker on it248Aug 9 2011 - 08:07 Campagnolo launches 2012 wheel lineup starring new high end Bullet clincherWe'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?3Aug 8 2011 - 23:26 Updated: First ride: Shimano Ultegra Di2Electronic shifting trickles down to second-tier... and we've taken it for a spin33Aug 8 2011 - 18:04 A change to pothole repair contracts in England reclassifies smaller holes as non-urgentBut no lessening of standards says Highways Agency9Aug 8 2011 - 17:44 Dutch film-makers appeal for cycle documentary cashPair hope to explore different cities' relationships with bikesAug 8 2011 - 15:44 UCI World Ranking: Great Britain set to be a man short for Copenhagen World ChampionshipsCountry almost certain of top ten placing, but only eight riders have ranking points so will miss out on ninth riderAug 8 2011 - 14:48 Spectacular Giant's Causeway Sportive promises stiff test......and a chance to ride with a GT stage-winnerAug 8 2011 - 14:00 Thief who stole 7 bikes from Idaho charity belatedly finds conscience and returns 3 of themCharity that helps refugees comes out on top as local prison donates a further 10 bikes after hearing newsAug 8 2011 - 11:26 20,000 cyclists turn out for Manchester Sky RideOlympic champion Sir Chrids Hoy and singer Alexandra Burke among those braving the rainAug 8 2011 - 10:10 Major rise in cycling deaths and injuriesSpike too in pedestrian, motorbike casualties18Aug 8 2011 - 09:58 Classic Sunday night fare: the Tour de France 2011 funny compilationGasp, titter and, in the case of French TV drivers, cringe at the Tour de France unofficial highlights.2Aug 7 2011 - 20:35 Liverpool armed policeman disciplined after popping into bike shop while on dutyIn separate incident, another Merseyside Police officer arrested for alleged theft of bike12Aug 7 2011 - 12:49 Motorcyclist hurt at junction after cycle campaigners’ safety pleas fall on deaf earsLocal councillor urges council to review safety at junction1Aug 7 2011 - 11:14 London Cycling Campaign invites nominations for 2011 London Cycling AwardsThis year's awards feature new Local Campaigner of the Year categoryAug 7 2011 - 10:37 New traffic sensor gives extra time to cyclistsIntersector system uses microwaves to distinguish between cars and bikes2Aug 7 2011 - 10:25 Witnesses sought after hit-and-run in Leigh leaves cyclist with "horrific" injuriesCar involvedin incident yesterday later found abandoned and on fire5Aug 6 2011 - 12:36 Mark Cavendish leads GB challenge in next weekend's London-Surrey Cycle ClassicCould Olympic test event provide first chance for Manxman to ride alongside future Team Sky colleagues?Aug 6 2011 - 12:03 2012 sneak peeks from De Rosa, Northwave, Fulcrum, Zipvit, Thomson & CampagnoloWe've been threatened with a slow and painful death if we publish our pictures of the new Argon 18 frames but De Rosa is very nice to be going on with.Aug 6 2011 - 02:01 Polish woman named as Belfast cycling fatalityPolice appeal for witnesses to rush hour incidentAug 5 2011 - 18:37 Barcelona cycle hire scheme is saving livesStudy says exercise benefits far outweigh miniscule negative impacts2Aug 5 2011 - 16:27 Your chance to be a Guinness world record breakerJust take your bike to the Caerphilly Tour of Britain promo eventAug 5 2011 - 14:58 Jai is first to ride around Ireland on a unicycleStudent raises charity cash riding 1000 miles on one wheelAug 5 2011 - 12:55 Tech roundup: new RIDE clothing, SRAM electronic and much more...Looks a bit murky today which reminds us to be thinking about the coming Autumn showers but that's not all, no sirree!10Aug 5 2011 - 12:00 British Cycling reveals route for this month's inaugural Twinings Pro-Am TourSportive riders tackle route out of Salisbury on Saturday before pros hit road on Sunday of Bank Holiday weekendAug 5 2011 - 11:44 Tour of Britain seeks volunteers to help stage next month's raceVariety of roles need to be filled, with goody bag and prize draw for those giving up their timeAug 5 2011 - 10:58 Lap the Lough: road.cc Northern Ireland correspondent soughtWe've got a free place if you fancy taking some snaps and writing a report...Aug 5 2011 - 10:36 Open day tomorrow at new National BMX Centre in ManchesterLocals to get first chance to see new facility before it opens to the public on Monday1Aug 5 2011 - 10:28 Bob Stapleton confirms HTC Highroad to be wound up after sponsor search fails to bear fruitAll riders released from contracts as cycling's most successful team of recent years folds23Aug 4 2011 - 19:19 Research suggests dark chocolate can boost enduranceBut only when consumed in very small amounts8Aug 4 2011 - 16:49 Coming in September: 'Steel Vintage' frames from CioccHere's a rare treat; a whole family of Italian frames in steel with chrome plating. Mmm shiny.12Aug 4 2011 - 16:04 Teen cyclist raises £20k in three years for cancer charityBillie's 'Ride of Hope' to be annual eventAug 4 2011 - 12:57 Cambridgeshire driver found guilty of racially abusing cyclist but escapes assault chargeUS citizen singled out because he "looked foreign," explains accused14Aug 4 2011 - 12:33 CTC and Forestry Commission combine to develop cycling in England's woodlandsPartnership will see new initiatives to help encorage more people to get cycling in the great outdoors3Aug 4 2011 - 11:29 Video: TDO crew take on Cheddar GorgeTake your mind off work and all that rain with this nice vid10Aug 4 2011 - 11:01 road.cc sock schwag: we have winners!Did you win one of the 10 pairs up for grabs?783Aug 4 2011 - 10:36 Cyclist found floating in Leeds canal diesTwenty-two year old man arrested, missing bike recoveredAug 4 2011 - 10:30 Andrea Pinarello dies of heart attack aged just 40Son of Italian frame-builder's founder had just completed Stage 1 of amateur Giro del FriuliAug 4 2011 - 09:14 Melbourne set to welcome home local hero Cadel EvansRider will be "blown away" by reception says mother1Aug 3 2011 - 17:10 Italian cyclist thrown off Tour di Rio after allegedly calling fellow rider a "dirty negro"Trevigiani team manager says remark wouldn't be considered racist in Italy; they won't be invited back2Aug 3 2011 - 15:07 The New York Daily News' singular take on a cycling fatalityPaper asks if cyclists are more dangerous than drivers7Aug 3 2011 - 14:38 Baum available, sea viewsAustralian custom brand comes to the UK through Hove-based Prestige cycles3Aug 3 2011 - 13:40 Young cyclist dies after deer collisionFifteen-year old suffered head injuries in fall5Aug 3 2011 - 12:11 Italian Olympic committee summons Saronni and Cunego to answer doping chargesNext month's hearings will be first to result from Mantova anti-doping enquiryAug 3 2011 - 09:03 Young Italian team selected for London-Surrey Cycle ClassicCoach Bettini looks to the future, with new rules excluding riders with doping history4Aug 3 2011 - 08:29 Car occupant grabs, threatens cyclist, caught on camera + VideoYet more physical and verbal abuse of a rider31Aug 2 2011 - 20:46 Velits twins leave HTC for Quick Step as professional teams start to confirm 2012 dealsElsewhere, Brajkovic, Kloden and Horner each extend with RadioShack for two more yearsAug 2 2011 - 19:21 Polar offers new RCX5 heart rate monitor with GPS optionNew unit offers cycling-specific functions but as ever with the Finnish HRM specialist it will be multi-sports athletes that get the most out of it.Aug 2 2011 - 17:57 Driver due in court over death of Lewis BalyckyiTalented rider died on training run weeks before joining semi-pro teamAug 2 2011 - 15:41 Look to offer complete bikes in 2012We're guessing that most Look customers will still want to start with a frame but it's a nice option if you hate making tough decisions.5Aug 2 2011 - 15:10 Mark Cavendish says he's decided who he's racing for next year - but he's not telling anyone else just yetManx Missile also outlines World Championship and Olympic hopes to BBC8Aug 2 2011 - 13:36 Cyclist found floating in canal "critical", bike missingW. Yorks Police keeping an open mind, keen to trace machineAug 2 2011 - 12:46 Cadel Evans and George Hincapie extend deals with BMC RacingTDF champion extends by three years, US rider back in the peloton for 19th yearAug 2 2011 - 10:28 Work begins to resurface Herne Hill Velodrome trackMoney provided by new tenant British Cycling and bequest from local club member Leonard Lyes2Aug 2 2011 - 09:47 Quick Step and Omega Pharma join forces - but Philippe Gilbert heading elsewhere?Classics specialist now talking with team via lawyers, Astana and BMC among those after his signature9Aug 1 2011 - 22:06
Today's top stories
- Grab a Garmin-Sharp Cervélo team bike bargain
- Jens Voigt smashes the Hour record in his final challenge
- Video: Colombian riders "not ashamed" of That Kit
- Jens Voigt going for Hour record tonight - and he's revealed the music he'll ride to
- Jens Voigt heads to New Forest for charity ride this weekend – and you can join him
- Halfords launch new own brand 13Bikes range of aero road, cycle-cross and hybrid bikes
- Video: Pootler strays into finish of GP Wallonie
- Video: Policeman stops London pavement cyclist… but it's not the pavement it's a cycle path
- Cyclists dismount? No thanks, says rider who persuaded contractor to change signs
- Council admits liability after beastly pothole hospitalises cyclist
On the Forum
- Happy Aldi Specialbuy Day - September 25th 2014
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- The 3.0 rider competition.
- Children in need
- Dura Ace 9000 full groupset
- Win a bike box
- World Championships
- A personal account of "Everesting"
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- strange experience at chain retailer
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