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  1. Indoor cycling apps compared: which is best for you?

    Fed up of keeping yourself entertained by counting the tiles on the kitchen floor? Welcome to the growing world of app enabled training

    Asked ‘why do you cycle?’ many riders will respond with wistful references to exploring the great outdoors, freedom, adventure – …Continue reading »
  2. Tweets of the week: Astana, Chris Froome, Philippe Gilbert and more

    The best tweets from around cycling this week

    The best tweets from the cycling world this week (Picture: Twitter/ @Lukerowe1990)
    As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes on in and around the professional peloton.
  3. Cycling cleaner than baseball, rugby and boxing in 2018, according to anti-doping campaigners

    A study by the Movement for Credible Cycling has explored the number of doping cases across sport

    Is cycling's doping reputation still deserved?
    Cycling’s tainted reputation among world sport may no longer reflect reality, judging by statistics compiled by anti-doping campaigners.
  4. Jess Varnish: ‘I’m disappointed with the judgement but I have no regrets’

    The former track sprinter has released a statement after she lost her employment tribunal against British Cycling

    Jess Varnish, Commonwealth Games 2014 Glasgow, track cycling day four
    Former track sprinter Jess Varnish said she is “disappointed” to lose her case against British Cycling and UK Sport, but that she already felt that she had won.
  5. Milan-San Remo winner Filippo Pozzato due to kickstart new career in roller hockey

    The Italian called time on his 19-years in the peloton last month, but is about to start a new adventure

    Filippo Pozzato (Sunada)
    Milan-San Remo winner Filippo Pozzato only announced his retirement last month, but the Italian is already jumping head first into a new line of work.
  6. The best #10YearChallenge posts from the world of cycling

    Chris Froome, Mark Cavendish and Geraint Thomas have all jumped on the latest craze to sweep across the world

    Chris Froome, Mark Cavendish and Geraint Thomas have all jumped on the latest craze to sweep across the world
  7. Terrifying video shows moment Spanish film star mowed down by car while cycling

    One of Spain’s best known actors was completing a charity challenge when he was hit from behind

    A video has been released showing the moment a Spanish film star was hit by a car while riding (Picture: Instagram/ @martin.giacchetta)
    A shocking video shows the moment a famous Spanish film star was hit by a car travelling at full speed while he was cycling. 
  8. Former track sprinter Jess Varnish loses employment tribunal against British Cycling

    Jess Varnish has lost her case against British Cycling and UK Sport that tried to prove that she was an employee and could thus sue them both

    Jess Varnish (Photo: Andy Jones)
    Jess Varnish has lost her case against British Cycling and UK Sport that tried to prove that she was an employee and could thus sue them both.
  9. Tour of Oman 2019 route: stage by stage

    For the eighth consecutive edition, the Tour of Oman will feature a summit finish on Green Mountain

    The peloton negotiate the Tour of Oman 2017 route. Image: ASO/K. D. Thorstad
    The peloton negotiate the Tour of Oman 2017 route. Image: ASO/K. D. Thorstad
    The six stage race which takes place between February 13-18 in 2018 will consist of a climber's stage, plus two sprint days and three hilly routes to ensure a mixed bag of racing
  10. Email sent from testosterone supplier to Dr Richard Freeman obtained by BBC

    Dr Freeman faces a misconduct hearing over a string of allegations around his medical practices

    Dr Richard Freeman faces a medical tribunal next month (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
    The contents of an email sent from a testosterone supplier to Dr Richard Freeman has been obtained by the BBC.
  11. Cycling in your 40s, 50s and beyond: why you don’t have to slow down

    Don’t let ageing myths put a limit on your potential. Dan Henchy explores how many older riders can, and do, keep getting faster

    Photo: Jesse Wild
    As an article by Hirofumi Tanaka and Douglas Seals in The Journal of Physiology put it back in 2008: “Declines …Continue reading »
  12. Motorbike organisation calls for cyclists to wear identification numbers

    The group say cyclists break the law by riding two abreast on the roads

    You'll need hardwearing road bike tyres for your commute
    An Australian motorbike organisation has called for cyclists to wear identification numbers
    An Australian motorbike organisation has called for cyclists to wear ID numbers so drivers can report them for riding dangerously.
  13. Riders face disqualification, bans and suspension for using tramadol in competition as UCI bans painkiller

    The UCI is banning the substance despite anti-doping authorities permitting its use

    The UCI will ban tramadol from March 1 (Picture: Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
    Pro riders taking the painkiller tramadol face disqualification from races, fines and even suspension by the UCI.
  14. Italian junior Samuele Manfredi awakes from medically induced coma

    The 18-year-old had been in the coma since a collision with a car in early December

    Samuele Manfredi at the Road World Championships 2018 (Sunada)
    The 18-year-old had been in the coma since a collision with a car in early December
  15. Job vacancy: Weekend editor (digital), Cycling Weekly

    We're looking for weekend editor to join the team at Cycling Weekly - part of TI Media

    We're looking for weekend editor to join the team at Cycling Weekly - part of TI Media
  16. Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman accused of obtaining testosterone to improve athlete’s performance

    The former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor faces a string of allegations around his medical practices

    Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor, Richard Freeman (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
    The date has been set for the medical tribunal of Dr Richard Freeman over a banned testosterone delivery.
  17. Tour Down Under TV guide 2019

    Here's how and where to watch the Tour Down Under

    19 January 2017 19th Tour Down Under Stage 03 : Glenelg - Victor Harbor Peloton at an Australian Flag Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA
    Here's how and where to watch live video of the Tour Down Under
  18. Astana riders star in their own bizarre rap video

    Who signed off on this?

    The Astana team have made their own rap video (Picture: Twitter/Astana)
    Have you ever wondered which riders from the professional peloton are the best rappers? No, neither have we.
  19. Pinarello bike destroyed as aftermarket motor battery catches fire

    The owner was riding the Tour Down Under’s Corkscrew Road when his bike burst into flames

    A Pinarello bike was destroyed when the battery of an aftermarket motor burst into flames.
  20. Watch: Top five Strava cheats (video)

    Struggling to get your name at the top of that elusive KOM or QOM on your favourite online ride-logging service?

    Struggling to get your name at the top of that elusive KOM or QOM on your favourite online ride-logging service?
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