Rob Spedding

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Team managers provide mixed reactions to Bruyneel's doping ban

The start of Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday provided the perfect setting and illustration of cycling's continuing struggle to accept and deal with its …

Cycling Australia's response to UCI non-sanction of Rogers

With Michael Rogers (Tinkoff-Saxo) to face no further sanction for a positive clenbuterol test, which was recorded after his 2013 Japan Cup victory, …

Sprinting tips from Marcel Wüst - video

Marcel Wüst, 14-time grand tour stage winner, knows a thing or two about sprinting. And he's shared his best tips on how to do it properly in this …

500,000 bikes stolen annually in the UK, campaigner claims

More than 500,000 bikes are stolen every year in the UK, according to Check That Bike!, a open-source database of stolen bike serial numbers. …

Orbea Avant M50D - video review

Orbea usually offers its road bikes in a range of carbon standards. The more expensive the bike, the more premium the material used. But with the …

AngryAsian: Minimum weight limits are a good thing

<b>UCI rule 1.3.019 states that race bikes in UCI-sanctioned events must weigh at least 6.8kg (14.99lb) – a target that today is remarkably easy to hit.</b> …

Pro bike: Geraint Thomas's Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think2

<b>Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) rode to his best-ever finish at this year's Ronde van Vlaanderen, scoring an outstanding eight-place result among a field</b> …

How to sprint for the win with Marcel Wüst - video

Want to sharpen up your sprinting skills to win your next race, or get one over your mates on the sprint for the village sign? Well, the latest …

Wiggle-Honda's team mechanic - interview

In late March, the Wiggle-Honda women’s team was launched. Now in its second year, the team wants to build on its highly successful debut in 2013, in …

FFWD F4R-C wheelset - first look

Dutch wheel builder FFWD has updated its F4R-C carbon/alloy clincher wheelset to bring it in line with its tubular counterpart. That basically means …

Mega gallery: The bikes of the Tour of Flanders

<b>Still floating on cloud nine after watching this year's Ronde van Vlaanderen? Want to see more of the bikes your favorite racers used? Well then</b> …

Cycling journalist Steve Worland dies of heart attack

Steve Worland, a highly respected cycling journalist, has died of a heart attack while out jogging.<p>Worland, a former editor of <i>What Mountain Bike</i>, …

Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali 2014: Stage 1b Results

Team Sky continued to dominate the racing at the Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali, winning the after team time trial just a few hours after …

Fabric saddles - sonic bonds and hyper pins

Charge Bikes has developed a cult following among urban, cyclocross and mountain bike riders, thanks to its clean, stylish designs. Now, Charge …

Free Yorkshire Tour de France Spectator Hub locations announced

The locations of 17 free admission Tour de France Spectator Hubs in Yorkshire have been announced, including a 40,000-capacity venue at the end of …

Verenti Revelation SR0.2 review

The revitalised Verenti range from Wiggle is now into its second year – and if anything value looks to have further improved.<p>The all-rounder package …

Brooks Cambium C17 review

Brooks has been around since 1866 and has been making bike saddles since 1882. It’s rare for any new Brooks design to arrive – especially one not …

The top five bikes of the pro peloton 2014 - video

Here’s a video that’s bound to divide opinion: what are the top bikes in the pro peloton right now?<p>Our five favourite bikes that are being thrashed …

How to climb with Marcel Wüst - video

It's time for the third instalment of <i>BikeRadar</i>'s exclusive road riding technique guide with Marcel Wüst. This week, Wüst gives his top tips for …

Cycling boss suggests moving track cycling to Winter Olympics

<b>Cycling's president Brian Cookson wants an overhaul of the Olympics with some indoor sports, including track cycling, moving to the Winter Games.</b><p>Cookson, who is the president of the International Cycling Union (UCI), said the change would ease congestion during the busy Summer Olympics.<p>He added …

SRM launch user changeable battery power meter

Power meter specialist SRM has launched its first road crank with a user changeable battery (UCB) system, promising users they will get 4,000 hours …

Pro bike: Adam Hansen’s Ridley Helium SL

Adam Hansen's early days of racing were on mountain bikes, and included one of the world’s toughest mountain bike stage races – the Crocodile Trophy. …

Yorkshire organiser underestimate Tour grand depart hosting by £2.3m, report claims

The Tour de France organisers have underestimated the potential cost of hosting the July event by £2.3m. According to the <i>Yorkshire Evening Post</i>, a …

Video: Chris Akrigg does cyclocross

British trials rider Chris Akrigg has a new video destined to go viral.<p>‘Chris Cross’, Akrigg rides his Mongoose Selous cyclocross bike (a new model …

Donations flood in for cyclist killed on 24-hour charity ride

More than £45,000 has flooded in to a Kent cyclist’s charity page after he was killed in a collision during a 24-hour charity ride.<p>Following the …

Cycling questions answered live by Evans Cycles

If you've got cycling related questions – but no time to get to a bike shop for advice – we’ve come up with a plan to help you out. Throughout spring …

How to descend bravely with Marcel Wüst - video

It's time for the second instalment of <i>BikeRadar</i>'s new and exclusive training video series featuring Marcel Wüst. This week, the legendary rider …