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  1. Should you cycle with a cold and how can cyclists avoid illness?

    We all loathe the common cold — are there any effective ways to prevent and treat it? Vicky Ware finds out

    We all loathe the common cold — are there any effective ways to prevent and treat it? Vicky Ware finds out
  2. How many cycling milestones have you achieved?

    We all tick off these established comings-of-age eventually...

    Photo: Daniel Gould
    We all tick off these established comings-of-age eventually...
  3. 14 things that cyclists just can’t agree on

    Cyclists enjoy nothing more than a healthy debate about their favourite sport. Here are some of the arguments that just run and run and run

    Cyclists enjoy nothing more than a healthy debate about their favourite sport. Here are some of the arguments that just run and run and run...
  4. Newest rider to gain a pro contract through the Zwift Academy revealed

    Second rider recruited to Dimension Data Under 23s via the online training platform

    Image: Craig Kolesky
    Second rider recruited to Dimension Data under 23s via the online training platform
  5. Country lane disrepair costs £2 billion a year whilst government diverts spend to motorways

    Cycling UK says minor road maintenance spend has reduced by 40 per cent and cyclists' claims cost more due to risk of injury

    A cyclist navigates around a pothole in London
    Cycling UK, says minor road maintenance spend has reduced by 40 per cent and cyclists' claims cost more due to risk of injury
  6. ‘Ultimately cyclists are just narcissists’ says TV broadcaster and psychotherapist

    Lucy Beresford said cyclists carry a "sense of entitlement" and need to recognise they're not "the only people on the road"

    Lucy Beresford, image: David Levenson/Getty Images
    Writer, broadcaster and psychotherapist Lucy Beresford has claimed that cyclists are “narcissists”, speaking on the Channel 5 programme ‘Jeremy Vine …Continue reading »
  7. Cycling club riders ‘inches from a fatality’ in horrendous close pass

    Club spokesperson says that the police are on the case

    Club spokesperson says that the police are on the case
  8. Former special forces soldier denies cheating in record-breaking charity ride

    Friend of Prince Harry and former special forces solider broke the record for riding the length of South and North America

    Dean Stott (Photo by ROBERT WILSON/Orbea)
    Friend of Prince Harry and former special forces solider broke the record for riding the length of South and North America
  9. ‘Almost all’ of Evans Cycles stores profitable despite plans to close half under Sports Direct management

    New owner Mike Ashley has suggested closing down almost half of the stores despite profitability

    Evans Cycles (Alamy Stock Photo)
    New owner Mike Ashley has suggested closing down almost half of the stores despite profitability
  10. André Cardoso says he’ll fight four-year doping ban and prove his innocence

    The Portuguese rider said he is trying to raise funds to take legal action against the UCI

    André Cardoso at the 2014 World Championships road race (Sunada)
    The Portuguese rider said he is trying to raise funds to take legal action against the UCI
  11. Geraint Thomas calls out Bradley Wiggins over ‘publicity seeking’ Lance Armstrong comments

    The 2018 Tour de France winner said his former team-mate's comments were simply geared and creating publicity for his book

    Geraint Thomas on the podium of the 2018 Tour de France (Sunada)
    The 2018 Tour de France winner said his former team-mate's comments were simply geared and creating publicity for his book
  12. Should the UCI relax its bike rules?

    Simon Smythe reflects on the regulatory inertia that some say is stifling innovation in bike design

    Simon Smythe reflects on the regulatory inertia that some say is stifling innovation in bike design
  13. Can you perfect your pedalling?

    Want to go faster? Push harder on the pedals! But what about honing the way you apply that pressure? Is it worth trying to improve your technique? Hannah Reynolds investigates

    Want to go faster? Push harder on the pedals! But what about honing the way you apply that pressure? Is it worth trying to improve your technique? Hannah Reynolds investigates
  14. Operation Puerto doping case may be closed without identities of 29 athletes being revealed

    WADA’s attempts to publish may be coming to an end, according to Spanish media

    The Operation Puerto doping case may be closed without the identities of 29 athletes linked to the scandal being revealed.
  15. City unveils plans for ‘world-class’ cycling and walking route

    The £13.4million project has been designed based on best practice in the UK and Europe

    Plans have been unveiled for a new five kilometre cycle and walking route
    An ambitious new cycling and walking route for Manchester has been unveiled.
  16. Tweets of the week: Niki Terpstra, Mark Cavendish, Conor Dunne and more

    The best tweets from around the world of cycling this week

    The best tweets from the cycling world this week
    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.
  17. Britain’s Best Bike Mechanic in association with Park Tool: The result

    The final of Britain's Best Bike Mechanic in association with Park Tool took place at the Cytech Training Centre in Oxford on Friday September 7th

    Britain's Best Bike Mechanic winner
    The final of Britain's Best Bike Mechanic in association with Park Tool took place at the Cytech Training Centre in Oxford on Friday September 7th
  18. Former golf academy to be transformed with cycle circuit and mountain bike trails

    A kilometre-long time trial circuit will be built in the new country park

    A new cycle circuit is due to be built in South Bucks (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto)
    A former golf academy will be transformed with a new cycle circuit and mountain bike trails.
  19. Britain’s toughest roads: A cyclist’s guide

    Challenge and pleasure await in all corners of our beautiful country for those prepared to take on these testing routes

    Photo by Andrew McCandlish
    Challenge and pleasure await in all corners of our beautiful country for those prepared to take on these testing routes
  20. Pensioner jailed for 12 months for careless driving that killed elderly cyclist

    The driver was heard ‘beeping his horn four or five times’ before he hit the e-bike rider

    A pensioner has been jailed for 12 months after he hit and killed an elderly cyclist who was riding an e-bike.
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