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  1. Cycling world pays tribute to Belgian cycling legend Patrick Sercu
    Patrick Sercu (Tim De Waele/Getty Images)
    Sercu died at the age of 74 on Friday
  2. Founding member of Team Sky Rod Ellingworth will leave to join Bahrain-Merida
    Rod Ellingworth (left) and Geraint Thomas at the 2013 Tour de France (Picture: Getty Images)
    Founding member of Team Sky Rod Ellingworth will be leaving the British outfit for Bahrain-Merida.
  3. Riding the Mortirolo: Cycling's toughest climb
    The Mortirolo’s name derives from the Italian 
for ‘dead’ and its 32 torturous turns certainly make you long for the end, as Paul Knott found out
  4. What do you think of indoor training?
    Click here to respond to our indoor cycling survey Indoor cycling is a great way to stay fit when you’re limited on time, or when weather conditions get in the way of spinning down the country lanes we know and love over the summer months. There’s several different ways you can get your pedal fix indoors: […]
  5. Zwift unveils 'Fuego Flats' course to suit sprinters and time triallists
    The new course delivers 20 kilometres of deliciously flat terrain
  6. How pro cyclists have used DNA testing to improve their riding
    Madison-Genesis riders are using DNA testing to identify their weaknesses
  7. Test bike thief returns $5,000 bike and gets immediately arrested for his actions
    Costa Mesa Police charged Paul Verdugo Jr with grand theft and identity theft upon his return to The Cyclist Bike Shop.
  8. Get better at climbing hills: top tips to speed up your ascents
    Image: Jesse Wild
    Find the going gets tougher when the road pitches up? Here's how to improve your climbing...
  9. Bigla abuse allegations: former rider describes racing despite 'total loss of control' following concussion
    Doris Schweizer at the 2015 Road World Championships. Image: Sunada
    Doris Schweizer, now racing for Virtu Cycling, says title sponsor Bigla has never contacted her to ask questions about the allegations of abuse
  10. Do you need to warm up before cycling?
    AG2R warm up during the 2015 Tour de France (Photo: Daniel Gould)
    Skipping your warm-up may save time, but your performance will suffer
  11. #RaphaCustom competition winner
    Rapha Custom - KIBOSH
    Rapha has been working with the sport’s most accomplished athletes for more than a decade to produce the finest cycling clothing. Shared expertise and passion for the sport has led to unparalleled product that performs in all conditions. For the first time, a wide range of Rapha kit is available for full customisation by everyone. […]
  12. ‘A foolish and selfish choice’ – Jarlinson Pantano’s former team-mate responds after Colombian tests positive
    Jarlinson Pantano during the 2017 Vuelta a España (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
    A former team-mate of Jarlinson Pantano has spoken of his disappointment after the Colombian tested positive for a performance enhancing drug.
  13. Tour de France stage winner Jarlinson Pantano suspended after failing drug test
    Jarlinson Pantano at the 2018 Giro d'Italia (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
    Tour de France stage winner Jarlinson Pantano has been suspended after failing a drug test.
  14. When do cyclists hit peak form? Cycling into your 40s, 50s and beyond
    Peaking on time is an art. So much so that there are software packages devoted to writing an annual plan geared towards hitting ideal form on just the right day. But what about the bigger picture: when in the overall story of a rider’s life is their performance potential at its very greatest? And can […]
  15. This week’s best bikes from ‘Rate My Bike’ – Trek Madone, Ridley Noah SL and more
    We all love to talk about bikes, but now it's time to rate them
  16. Sir Bradley Wiggins says he convinced Team Sky not to drop Chris Froome in 2011
    Bradley Wiggins took the yellow jersey in the 2012 Tour, supported by Chris Froome (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
    Sir Bradley Wiggins convinced Team Sky not to drop Chris Froome in 2011, the retired pro has revealed.  
  17. 11 ways the pros modify their bikes for Paris-Roubaix
    There's more to do than fit 28mm tyres when riding the cobbles, and professional riders and mechanics have plenty of tricks to improve comfort on the pavé.
  18. Cofidis have changed the cycling social media game
    You'll never look at the French Pro Continental team the same way ever again
  19. Tweets of the week: Peter Sagan, Mat Hayman, Niki Terpstra and more
    The best social media posts from across the cycling world this week
  20. 'Coffee not essential for human survival', Swiss government says
    Image: Margarita Almpanezou, Getty Images
    Many cyclists (and journalists, for that matter) might disagree...
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