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Tour de Yorkshire: Lizzie Armitstead aims for record £15,000 prize

<b>British world champion Lizzie Armitstead will race for the most lucrative prize in women's cycling at next month's Tour de Yorkshire.</b><p>The winner gets £15,000 - more than the winner of the men's race and £14,000 more than 2015 champion Louise Mahe.<p>The 135km ride from Otley to Doncaster takes place on …

GCN tries riding with a hidden motor

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This video is courtesy of Global Cycling Network. The opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the opinions of …

RideLondon Classic one of 21 applicants for WorldTour status in 2017

The UCI have confirmed the 1.HC RideLondon Classic was one of 21 race to apply for WorldTour status. There are 27 events on the 2016 WorldTour …

Day two round-up

Following a great start to the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships yesterday, we celebrated another day of racing at Lee Valley …

Trott wins scratch race gold for Britain

A perfectly-timed sprint gave Laura Trott victory in the women's 10km scratch race at the world track championships on Thursday as Britain belatedly …

James claims world keirin bronze

Becky James puts two years of injury problems behind her to claim a bronze medal in the keirin at the Track Cycling World Championships in London.<p><b>WATCH MORE:</b> Trott wins gold in tense scratch race<p><i>Available to UK users only.</i>

Track Cycling

Day one round-up

The first world champion of 2016 was crowned in the women’s individual pursuit this evening, with Australia’s Rebecca Wiasak taking home the first …

A former Wall Street analyst just set a new world hour record in cycling

American Evelyn Stevens set a new world hour record in cycling on Saturday.<p>She rode a distance of 47.980 kilometers (29.81 miles) in one hour at the 7-11 Velodrome in Colorado Springs, Colorado.<p>She beat the previous record of 46.882 kilometers (29.13 miles) set January 22 by Australian Bridie …

Cycling

Becky James battles back from the brink in time for World Championships in London

Becky James has admitted there were times she feared her top-level cycling career was over as she struggled to fight back from a serious knee injury …

Ed Clancy: 'Back surgery put my whole career in doubt'

Ed Clancy thought his cycling career was over when he slipped a disc in his back, and was forced to have surgery at the end of last year.<p>The …

Cyclist Arnold Fiek survives bridge fall in Lugano race

A German cyclist survived a 12m fall from a bridge into a lake after crashing at the GP Lugano race in Switzerland on Sunday.<p>Arnold Fiek, 22, crashed …

Shimano takes single ring seriously with new wide ratio cassette and rings

<i>This article originally appeared on BikeRadar</i><p>Shimano is going toe-to-toe with SRAM's 1x11 drivetrains with an expanded range cassette and a new …

Great Britain’s Olympic cycling medal factory faces biggest test

The once-dominant sprinters of Team GB have failed to make their mark at world championships and must perform in London as places at Rio are in the balance<p>The Great Britain technical director, Shane Sutton, is an eternal optimist yet not even he can put a positive spin on the way that Britain’s …

Cash for cycling: polluted Milan might pay commuters to bike to work

With its serious pollution problem and notorious driving styles, Milan is hardly renowned as a cycle-friendly city – but a radical new scheme aims to change that<p>Famed for Vespas, Fiat 500s and a somewhat erratic driving style, Italy is not a land known for a thriving urban cycling culture. While …

Much Better Adventures, The U.K. Travel Startup, Raises £400K And Expands To Cycling

London-based travel startup, Much Better Adventures, which lets you book ‘active holidays’ with independent providers, has raised £400,000 in seed funding to expand its ski offering and launch a second vertical in the form of road cycling holidays.<p>The investment comes from pre-seed and seed …

Road Cycling

Lizzie Armitstead wins first race as world champion

<b>Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) won her first race in the rainbow jersey of world champion, after soloing to victory at the women’s Omloop Het</b> …

2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships: Schedule, TV, dates, times, venue and ticket info

The 2016 Track Cycling World Championships will see cycling's biggest stars battle it out at London's Lee Valley VeloPark.

Boardman Bikes partners with women's UCI team Podium Ambition

Boardman and Women’s UCI Professional team Podium Ambition have today announced a two-year partnership that will see the team riding bikes from the …

Team Victory Rankings

What do you see in the picture above. Etixx-Quickstep forced to chase after missing the move in the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad? Or the most successful …

Road Bikes

Wiggins & Cavendish - the double act?

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish talk about their friendship, winning the Tour de France and whether they are more like Jedward or Ant & Dec.<p><b>Follow the UCI 2016 Track Cycling World Championships on the BBC from 2 March - find out how</b> here.

Cycling

Women's Tour of Britain looking for live TV coverage and extra day for 2017

Race organisers SweetSpot have said that they are aiming to secure live coverage and a sixth day of racing for the 2017 edition of Women’s Tour of …

Cyclists alerted to dangers of using bike racks with gaffer tape on them

Have you ever seen a bike rack with gaffer tape wrapped around a section of it? Chances are it’s not just a quick fix for a dent or hole in the metal …

Watch Evelyn Stevens' UCI Hour Record attempt live on Cyclingnews | Cyclingnews.com

Evelyn Stevens will ride in front of a packed house at the newly covered Colorado Springs velodrome when she attempts to set a new UCI Hour Record …

2016 Tour of Britain route launched

The route for the 2016 edition of the Tour of Britain, British Cycling’s premier road cycling event, has been launched in Bristol.<p>The course features …

10 essential pieces of kit advice that every new cyclist needs to know

Looking back, we all made mistakes when we first took up cycling, whether that be heading out for a ride without the right tools to fix the puncture …