Cycling

Fit in my 40s: ‘I’m on a mixed ride, and I am intimidated’

‘Don’t fear the middle-aged men in Lycra,’ I’m told. ‘Most are retired.’ They don’t look very retired<p>‘A lot of women are intimidated by mixed rides because they think the men are going to go too fast.” I’m in Richmond Cycles, where Belinda, my ego-ideal from the Bella Velo club, has recently …

Sport (UK)

Team Sky slow to see the light after Jiffy bag tale’s dark corners

Little sign of the hoped-for spirit of openness can been seen following British Cycling’s plunge into notoriety<p>There was always a more than even chance that the affair nicknamed Jiffy bag-gate would never arrive at a definitive ending. The investigating UK Anti-Doping agency has limited powers, the …

Sport (UK)

Written evidence - Team Sky whistleblower

Written evidence submitted by Team Sky whistleblower (BDA0021)<p>Dear Damian<p>Subject: Team Sky British Cycling ethics and practice<p>As you can understand i …

Medicine

Sutton faces tough road ahead to get Chinese on track

Shane Sutton, the newly-appointed head of China’s track cycling programme, admits he faces a difficult task to change the culture within the national …

Sport (UK)

2017 Major Taylor Cyclocross Day 1 Results: Maher, Gilbert and Hecht Are Electric

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA—Mother Nature did her own wrenching at the 2017 Major Taylor Cyclocross Day 1, adjusting the UCI schedule and clipping race …

Cyclo-cross

The Grand Tour season 2 release date, trailer and what to expect

<b>The long awaited second series of The Grand Tour will be coming to our screens in the next few weeks.</b><p>There was much anticipation for season one after …

Richard Hammond

Cube Litening C:62 Ultegra Road Bike is just £1499 in Black Friday sale deal

<b>The Litening is Cube's race ready road bike, and you can get this one reduced from £2299 to just £1499 - that's 35% off</b><p>The Black Friday sales have …

Shopping

Cycling: friendship helps the wheels keep turning

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Cycling has brought me many things: health, opportunities to travel the world, work and enjoyment – but perhaps the …

Dan Coller Titan Promo Raw Clips Part 1 - Ep. 20 Kink BMX Saturday Selects

Subscribe to the BMXfeed channel on Vimeo to get all of the newest videos on your Apple TV, Roku player, or any other Vimeo-connected device.<p>Import …

BMX

Werner and Ferrier Bruneau solo to SuperCross Cup wins on day 1

Kerry Werner (Kona) and Christel Ferrier Bruneau (SAS-Macogep) emerged victorious in the men’s and women’s elite races, respectively, on a cold, …

Motorsport

Fiction BMX - Creature Frame

Get a closer look at the new Creature frame from Fiction BMX…<p>▼ Advertisement ▼<p>Thinking about picking up a new BMX frame, but you’re looking for …

BMX

Cyclists seriously injured in Huddersfield collision

TWO cyclists were seriously injured when a car collided with a group of bike riders in Huddersfield early today.<p>Police are appealing for witnesses …

Volkswagen Golf

Pre-Race From Ironman Arizona

Triathlons

Rising stars: Jon Dibben and Owain Doull reflect on life at Team Sky and learning in the pro ranks

<b>The up and coming British pair discuss breaking through with Team Sky and future ambitions</b><p>Jon Dibben and Owain Doull – Team Sky’s inseparable British …

Richie Porte

Getting to Know Colorado Shredder DJ Brandt

DJ Brandt<p>DJ is another member of the new generation of freeriders taking the sport to the next level and continuously pushing limits. He brings …

Mountains

Twitter Ride a success, now it's all systems go for Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

Keen cyclists hit the road this morning, 18 November, riding alongside pros in the annual Cycle Challenge Twitter Ride.<p>Had a great time at the …

Medicine

Bay Ironman route is stunning – ambassador

Showcasing the natural beauty of the Ironman route in Nelson Mandela Bay was the top priority for local hero Kyle Buckingham when he embarked on a …

News (South Africa)

The best balance bike discounts in the Black Friday sales, perfect for Christmas

<b>The best offers on balance bikes this Black Friday</b><p>Amidst the whirlwind that are the Black Friday cycling sales, there are some great discounts to be …

Shopping

The Best Cycling Gear From Pactimo’s Black Friday Sale

This is the kind of Black Friday deal all cyclists should know about<p>Hold onto your helmets, the Black Friday deals are already blowing in. Pactimo started their Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales this week.<p>Sure, it’s early, but a sale’s a sale, and now’s a good a time as any to score a great deal …

Shopping

Bikepacking with a Dropper

Posts and dropper-friendly seat bags for bikepackers<p>Dropper posts have taken the cycling world by storm, evolving quickly from a gravity-specific …

Mountains

Bradley Wiggins returns to competition in new sport

LONDON (AP) — <b>Bradley Wiggins</b> is returning to competitive sport for the first time since retiring from cycling, with the 2012 Tour de France champion …

Olympics

Found: Give the kids a pull for the weekend with the mountain bike Tow-Whee

Getting your kids out on the trail is always a challenge. While many younger riders enjoy mountain biking and spend can love to spend time in the …

Climbing

British cyclists used TUEs to 'find a gain' on rivals – but did not cross the line, admits former coach Shane Sutton

Shane Sutton has told a BBC documentary to be screened on Sunday night that getting a Therapeutic Use Exemption was a legitimate means for an athlete to “find a gain” if he or she felt five per cent below their best.<p>Speaking to the makers of <i>Britain’s Cycling Superheroes: The Price of Success?</i> …

Sport (UK)

This Analog Bike Computer Has Style to Spare

<i>Originally published by Jason Heaton on Hodinkee.</i><p>Let’s be clear from the start: this is not a watch. It’s a bicycle computer. But before you fire off …

Business

2018 Santa Cruz Nomad Carbon CC X01 Reserve

Rider and Bike History<p>Bikes I've owned:<p>Univega Dual Action Sport<br>• Cannondale SuperV 900 with the carbon rear<br>• Kona Stinky Dee-Lux with …

Mountains

Fabian Cancellara challenges Phil Gaimon to beat him in a ‘Chasing Cancellara’ race

<b>Challenge comes after Phil Gaimon repeated the rumour in his book 'Draft Animals' that Fabian Cancellara may have used a hidden electric motor during</b> …

Fabian Cancellara

Ridden and Rated: 5 Four-Piston Brakes

You might have the best suspension money can buy, the tackiest tires in the world, and the latest and greatest in geometry numbers, but you're not …

Mountains

Road rage at roundabout caught on camera as men fight in middle of the road

This footage shows three men coming to blows in the middle of the road after a crash on a controversial roundabout.<p>They were filmed in what appears …

News (Wales)

The best folding bikes in 2017

Folding bikes, with their small wheels, low frame and weird handlebars, haven't always been considered cool. Once the preserve of middle-aged men, they are now seen as the must-have commuter bike.<p>Most models are designed primarily for urban use. The small wheels allow for speedy turning, ideal for …

Sport (UK)

Black Friday deals bring down power meter prices

For years, power meters were a serious investment that was hard to justify unless you were, like, good at riding bikes. Now, that's all changed.<p>The …

Shopping