Tour de France

21-year-old lands professional contract with Dimension Data after impressing with rides on Zwift

<b>Ollie Jones will ride for under-23 development team in 2018</b><p>A 21-year-old from New Zealand has become the first male rider to earn a professional …

Cycling

New details emerge about testosterone patches sent to Team Sky and British Cycling

A medical supplier that allegedly sent a batch of testosterone patches to British Cycling and Team Sky has refused to cooperate with a UK Anti-Doping …

Cycling

Unstoppable force: Mark Cavendish’s collaboration with Richard Mille

Olympic medal-winning cyclist Mark Cavendish is back on top form and forging new friendships Profile Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:10amMark …

Mark Cavendish

Cycling gold medalist: Wiggins' use of TUEs unethical

LONDON (AFP) — The admission by former Great Britain and Team Sky coach Shane Sutton of the exploitation of therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) have …

Bradley Wiggins

Commentary: An insider's guide to hating Phil Gaimon

<i>The following essay is intended to be parody, though it might inadvertently make one or two serious points.</i><p>I hate Phil Gaimon. Let me count the …

Cycling

9 experiences to have in Greenville, SC before they go mainstream

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, has <i>emerged</i>. This town, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, has put a big emphasis on local talent and …

Travel

Giro d’Italia or Tour de France? Vincenzo Nibali undecided on which Grand Tour to target in 2018

<b>Italian also hopes to succeed in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Vuelta a España, and World Championships</b><p>With the Tour de France 2018 route already announced …

Giro d'Italia

E-bikes: time to saddle up with low-cost energy and no sweat?

E-bikes are well-established in some EU countries, but how about the UK? Old-school cyclist Peter Kimpton tries a new model to see if he’d be tempted to swap<p>“E-bikes are fantastic. I use them all the time. You can take the kids up mountains. You can arrive in your good clothes at a meeting. It’s so …

Sport (UK)

Olympic rower says Wiggins faces headwinds in switch to rowing

Lost in the headlines last week was confirmation that Bradley Wiggins is getting serious about his bid for another Olympic medal, this time in rowing.<p>…

Cycling

BBC iPlayer - Britain's Cycling Superheroes: The Price of Success?

Sir Dave Brailsford and other insiders tell the story of the extraordinary triumphs and recent controversies that have rocked Britain's cycling medal factory. Sir Dave Brailsford and Shane Sutton are considered the two chief architects behind Britain's rise to cycling dominance at both the Olympics …

Sport (UK)

Orica-Scott’s season in review: Promising start ends in disappointment

Only 12 months ago, the champagne corks were popping at Orica-Scott, celebrating the team’s best season since it joined the pro cycling ranks five …

Cycling

We used TUEs to get marginal gains, says former Team Sky and British Cycling coach Shane Sutton

<b>Sutton makes the comments in BBC documentary</b><p>Shane Sutton has said that therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) for corticosteroids were essentially …

Cycling

Getting TUEs was a legitimate competitive tactic - Shane Sutton

November 20, 2017<p>NEWS<p>Cant, van der Poel win CX World Cup; TUEs a fair tactic? CT Daily News Digest<p>November 20, 2017<p>November 18, 2017<p>BROUGHT TO YOU BY …

Cycling

Paul Kimmage: We've lots of men in green but no team means as much to us

Ronan O'Gara, sitting alongside, is almost comatose with boredom. Derval O'Rourke, their fellow panellist, is droning on incessantly about Sonia …

News (Ireland)

A Cycling Legend’s Secret War Mission: Saving Italy’s Jews

Under the seat of the bikes he rode to two Tour de France titles, one humble superstar quietly carried the papers that spared hundreds from the …

History

Sir David Brailsford BBC2 cycling documentary raises questions about bullying and more

Watching last night’s BBC2 documentary <i>Britain’s Cycling Superheroes – The Price of Success?</i> one had to admire the exquisite use of that question mark. With an admirable economy of expression, the little piece of punctuation served to imply a great deal.<p>Are the achievements of British cycling in the …

Sport (UK)

The Latest Ski Deals – Including Free Ferry Crossings and Ski Hire

Innsbruck this week. Photo: © Tirol Werbung/Holger Gassler.It’s been snowing like fury across Europe, with the best snow in Austria in the east. The …

Skiing

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)

British Cycling: Team Sky 'gamed system' over use of therapeutic use exemptions

<b>Team Sky have been accused of "gaming the system" by seeking permission for their riders to take otherwise banned drugs on the basis of medical need.</b><p>British former professional cyclist David Millar has told a BBC documentary the team's use of therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) was "incredibly …

Sport (UK)

Former Sky chief admits manipulating drug rules

Bradley Wiggins

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

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

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)

10 Most Unique Gifts in Bicycling's Online Store

These exclusive products were developed by Bicycling editors to help you celebrate #bikelife every day<p>At <i>Bicycling</i>, we know that the ride begins before you jump on your bike, and it lasts long after you take off your cycling shoes. If you love cycling, the #bikelife never ends. Our editors, …

Cycling

10 Secret, Quirky Messages in Company Logos You See All the Time

Photo: JeJim/Shutterstock<p>Baskin Robbins<p>What We Thought: Who cares…it’s ice cream!<p>Wrong! While stuffing our faces, we missed the 31 in the initials, …

Lifestyle (Canada)

The Man, the Myth, the Motor

The sport of cycling, no stranger to scandal, has found itself dogged once again by the specter of that most oxymoronic form of cheating: Mechanical doping.<p>For years the idea that pro cyclists have been secreting tiny motors in their bikes was mostly the stuff of rumor and speculation, like dark …

Cycling

‘What are you doing here?’ Froome strays on to Rosberg’s patch

Watch 2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg and four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome take a ride around the Monaco Grand Prix circuit.<p>The pair, who both live in the principality, met up during a documentary on what Rosberg has been turning his skills to since unexpectedly retiring from F1 …

Formula One

Alain Gilles creates lounge chair that references vintage bicycles

Belgian designer Alain Gilles looked to the world of cycling when designing this lounge chair, which incorporates a tubular metal frame and …

Furniture

Wiggins to swap pedals for oars at indoor championships

LONDON - Retired cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is to turn his sights on a new sporting challenge when he competes in next month’s British Rowing …

Cycling

2018 World Tour Calendar Analysis

The calendar for 2018 is out and there are new races added to the calendar although the World Tour is unchanged. Here’s a closer look at the World …

Cycling