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Sunday Trading: £90 off Fizik shoes, over £900 off Mavic carbon wheels and £100 off a Giro Synthe helmet

<b>Here’s our weekly run-down of the deals on cycling kit we’ve found on the web this Sunday</b><p>This week, we’ve hunted down Fizik’s Infinito R1 shoes with …

Batteries

Col de Portet: The Tour’s new icon

<b>In the Col de Portet, the Tour de France has unearthed a stunning climb that’s set for legendary status. Peter Cossins headed to the Pyrenees to ride</b> …

Road Cycling

Tour de France bikes: winning machines from the last seven years

<b>Five of seven bikes came from with the same Italian marque</b><p>The Tour de France winning bike line up for the last six years looks alarmingly similar to …

Road Cycling

Mitchelton–Scott director explains why Caleb Ewan missed out on Tour de France squad

<b>Matt White says the team had to hedge their bets behind Adam Yates instead of a sprint team which hasn't fired that successfully this …

Cycling

Dutch riders’s association blasts CPA as it quits organisation for lack of progress

<b>The Dutch association listed numerous reasons for quitting the Association of Professional Cyclists in a long statement</b><p>The Dutch cyclists’ …

Cycling

Who are all the new national champions?

<b>Find out who's won the time trial and road race jerseys around the world</b><p>The season for a changing of the guard at National Champion level is upon us, …

Europe

Tweets of the week: Ryan Mullen, Geraint Thomas, Owain Doull and more

<b>The week's best tweets</b><p>As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes …

Social Media

Team Sky coach Tim Kerrison defends Chris Froome and hits out at critics

<b>Kerrison said Froome's salbutamol case "shouldn't take this long to resolve"</b><p>Tim Kerrison, the star coach behind Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas and …

Team Sky

‘I want that spectacular image’: Danish rider critical of differences between men’s and women’s Worlds courses

<b>Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig says it's "sad and incomprehensible" to see major difference between the men's and women's Innsbruck-Tirol courses</b><p>Since the …

Cycling

UCI introduces host of changes including approval of disc brakes, steps towards gender equality & mass Worlds event

<b>UCI's Agenda 2022 outlines ambitious plans for the next four years</b><p>The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has approved disc brakes indefinitely, made …

Cycling

UCI moves to ban Tramadol in-competition use and introduces revised rules for low cortisol

<b>Governing body will prevent riders from competing if they show low levels of cortisol</b><p>The UCI has announced that it will ban the use of the analgesic …

Cycling

Cube Aerium TT C:68 bike launched

<b>Features include a split head tube design for optimum aerodynamics across a range of wind yaw angles</b><p>Cube says that the innovative aerodynamics of its …

Tour de France

Take our helmet survey for a chance to win a pair of 100% sunglasses.

<b>How do you choose what is the right helmet for you?</b><p>Safety, shape, ventilation, weight, padding, fit, colour, price and brand may all pay a factor in …

Helmets

Benefits of cycle commutes highlighted on Clean Air day

<b>Outdoor pollution is linked to around 40,000 deaths a year, and children breath in 30 per cent more</b><p>The benefits of choosing to commute by bike have …

Welsh Government

Katie Archibald column: My essential guide to saddle health

<b>Katie gives her top tips for sitting comfortably and staying healthy in the saddle</b><p><i>Olympic and world champion, Katie Archibald got into cycling after</i> …

Cycling

Who are the commentators at the Tour de France 2018?

<b>Long-time cycling commentators Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen have been absent since 2016 - who has taken over on ITV4?</b><p>The Tour de France pulls in …

Road Cycling

Titanium bikes: how they are made and why you might want one

<b>Why would you choose the wonder metal for your next frame?</b><p>Titanium is the metal of choice for many aerospace applications. It’s half the weight of …

Road Bikes

Mitchelton-Scott all in for Adam Yates at Tour de France with Caleb Ewan left out

<b>The Australian sprinter had been expected to make his Tour de France debut but has missed out on a spot with a move to Lotto-Soudal touted at the end</b> …

Road Bikes

How much prize money is on offer at the Tour de France in 2018?

<b>The winner of the Tour de France 2018 will get €500,000 plus bonus' - but there's over €2,000,000 in total earnings up for grabs</b><p>The Tour de France is …

Tour de France

‘Irresponsible and ill-informed’: Team Sky hit back at Bernard Hinault after comments on Chris Froome

<b>Hinault said the Tour de France peloton should go on strike if Froome starts the Tour de France with his salbutamol case unresolved</b><p>Team Sky have hit …

Team Sky

Bernard Hinault calls on Tour de France riders to strike over Chris Froome’s participation

<b>Hinault hits out at Froome again as he prepares to target a fifth Tour title</b><p>French cycling great Bernard Hinault has called on the Tour de France to …

Cycling

Which Team Sky riders should support Froome and Thomas at the 2018 Tour de France?

<b>We cast an eye over the possible contenders who could help Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas at the upcoming Tour de France</b><p>Chris Froome and Geraint …

Road Cycling

British Road National Championships 2018 time trial start list announced

<b>A complete list of all the starting riders for each time trial event at the British Road National Championships</b><p>British Cycling has released the start …

Cycling

Cyclist dies after collision with car towing trailer in Earl’s Court

<b>68-year-old woman the fourth cyclist to die in London in 2018</b><p>A female cyclist has died after being involved in a collision with a car towing a …

Cycling

British Road National Championships 2018 road race start list announced

<b>Start list for the 2018 British National Championships road race in Northumberland on July 1</b><p>The National championships are looming, and on Sunday …

Cycling

Chamois cream: how to use it and some of the best formulas

<b>Why you need chamois cream, how to apply it, and where to buy it</b><p>Chamois cream, and the application of, is something of a taboo subject. You don’t …

Cycling

Wiggle Steeple Chase Sportive

<b>On the Wiggle Steeple Chase you get to cycle on whisper-quiet roads through some of the prettiest countryside you’ll find anywhere in Britain, riding</b> …

Steeplechase (Horse Racing)

Vuelta director: ‘We can’t start the 2018 race without knowing the 2017 winner’

<b>Vuelta a España director Javier Guillén says Chris Froome's case must be resolved before the start of the 2018 edition</b><p>The Vuelta a España says that …

Road Cycling

Five key climbs of the 2018 Tour de France

<b>We take a look at some of the most important climbs of the 2018 Tour de France</b><p>The 2018 Tour de France covers 26 climbs that, along with the time …

Road Cycling

Gianni Moscon cleared of deliberately causing Sébastien Reichenbach to crash

<b>The Italian was accused of intentionally causing the Swiss rider to crash at Tre Valli Varesine in 2017</b><p>The UCI disciplinary commission has dropped …

Team Sky