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2019-04-20 17:25

Alaphilippe: Mathieu van der Poel is a phenomenon

Everyone is talking about Mathieu van der Poel, and Julian Alaphilippe is the latest to praise the young Dutchman, describing him as "a phenomenon".  Alaphilippe has been the outstanding rider this

2019-04-20 16:28

‘I have fallen almost as much as I’ve finished on the podium’: Dan Martin’s honest assessment ahead of the Ardennes Classics

Dan Martin during Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 2019 (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)The Irishman is hoping to add more Ardennes victories to his many podium appearances

2019-04-20 15:21

Near Miss of the Day 272: Close pass during club ride

Our regular series featuring near misses from around the country - today it's Nottinghamshire

2019-04-20 14:54

Who are the bookies’ favourites to win the Amstel Gold Race 2019?

Amstel Gold Race 2017 (Marel Van Hoorn/AFP/Getty Images)Four former winners will take the start line, but who will win the first of the Ardennes Classics this year?

2019-04-20 14:45

FLR F-XX Strawweight Road Race Full Carbon Sole Shoe

Very good all-round race shoes with loads of stiffness in the sole 8/10

2019-04-20 14:05

Felix Grossschartner claims stage five victory and overall lead in Tour of Turkey 2019

Felix Grossschartner wins stage five of the 2019 Tour of Turkey (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)The Austrian has a 19 second advantage going into the final stage

2019-04-20 13:47

Forensic accountants to investigate all Welcome to Yorkshire expenses claims

Chair steps down following criticism of his response to allegations

2019-04-20 13:09

Washington DC cycle campaigner killed on street where city government is 'dragging its feet' on protected bike lanes

Dave Salovesh was struck and killed by the driver of a stolen van

2019-04-20 13:00

The gear and preparation that propelled Victor Campenaerts to the Hour Record

There was far more to the new Hour Record of 55.089km than simply pedalling really fast. Here we take a look at the bike, kit and gear Campenaerts used on the day to give him every advantage possible.

2019-04-20 12:00

'A big loss' - Eddy Merckx pays tribute to Patrick Sercu

Eddy Merckx has paid tribute to his old six-day partner, Patrick Sercu, who died on Friday, describing him as "a fantastic guy and a good man".  Merckx and Sercu formed a legendary partnership on t

2019-04-20 11:36

Tour of Turkey queen stage summit finish shortened due to ‘extreme weather’

Tour of Turkey 2019 (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)Videos from the finish line show heavy snowfall has made it impossible to scale the full 16km final climb

2019-04-20 11:09

Rod Ellingworth to leave Team Sky for Bahrain-Merida at the end of the season

Founding member has behind many of Team Sky and British Cycling’s most significant successes

2019-04-20 10:52

Dan Martin skips Amstel to focus on Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Dan Martin will skip Amstel Gold Race on Sunday before returning to lead the line for UAE Team Emirates at La Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège.  Martin, a former winner of Liège and a m

2019-04-20 10:23

Cycling world pays tribute to Belgian cycling legend Patrick Sercu

Patrick Sercu (Tim De Waele/Getty Images)Sercu died at the age of 74 on Friday

2019-04-20 09:28

Tour of Turkey queen stage shortened due to snow

The final climb on the queen stage of the 2019 Tour of Turkey has been shortened due to heavy snowfall in Kartepe, where stage 5 is set to conclude on Saturday.  Kartepe literally means 'snowy hill

2019-04-20 07:33

The best corner in pro cycling: Entering the Roubaix velodrome

The television pictures on the big screen in the corner of the old Roubaix velodrome are a second or two behind reality. So you watch the leaders bump over the final sector and turn right, and then, k

2019-04-20 07:00

Video: Trippin Fellaz Show the Lesser Known Side of Fort William

The pride of the Scottish west coast and a mainstay of the DH World Cup series.( Photos: 6 )

2019-04-20 07:00

15 of the best mudguard-compatible carbon fibre road bikes

You can have a lightweight bike and a dry bum with these mudguard-friendly rides

2019-04-20 07:00

Video: The Partymaster Tour Rocks the Brose Farm and the Streets of Ottawa

The Partymaster tour continues when they hit up the Brose Farm and the streets of Ottawa.( Photos: 6 )

2019-04-20 07:00

Video: Course Preview with Tahnee Seagrave and Vali Holl - iXS European Downhill Cup Rd1 Maribor

Tahnee Seagrave and Vali Holl guide you down the loose and rooty track in Maribor.( Comments: 3 )

2019-04-20 07:00

Podcast: Claire Buchar - Driven to Succeed

Find out more about Claire Buchar’s story, what drives her, and some of the huge challenges that she has had to overcome in order to achieve everything that she has.( Photos: 1 )

2019-04-20 07:00

Video: Fox Launches New Behind-the-Scenes Race Tech Series - Dialed

FOX will take viewers behind the scenes of the 2019 UCI World Cup race series, providing an insider’s view on what it takes to support a team of world class athletes.( Photos: 6, Comments: 1 )

2019-04-20 07:00

Qualifying Results: IXS European Cup - Round 1 Maribor

Troy Brosnan and Tracey Hannah take the top qualifying spots in Maribor for the iXS European Cup.( Photos: 1, Comments: 1 )

2019-04-20 07:00

Starling Cycles' Prototype is a Steel High-Pivot 29er With 5 Speeds

Starling's latest handmade creation is a 170mm enduro monster.( Photos: 5, Comments: 5 )

2019-04-20 07:00

Video: Simplicity & Beauty of Riding Home Dirt in Vernon, British Columbia

Jacob Tooke rides his home trails after competing in the first two rounds of the EWS.( Photos: 2 )

2019-04-20 06:01

5 Reasons Cyclists Struggle Losing Weight

Are late night munchies slowing you down? The post 5 Reasons Cyclists Struggle Losing Weight appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2019-04-20 05:57

Colnago’s E64 Shocks The Road World

The master of Cambiago jumps into the e-bike market The post Colnago’s E64 Shocks The Road World appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2019-04-20 05:00

Fox AX Suspension Fork

Short travel fork tames the bumps but won’t fit all bikes and is pricey upgrade 7/10

2019-04-19 22:45

Deceuninck-QuickStep take flush hand into Amstel Gold Race

Deceuninck-QuickStep will once again head into a weekend Classic with a stacked hand on Sunday at Amstel Gold Race, where the Belgian team will ride in support of Julian Alaphilippe and four-time win

2019-04-19 22:27

Zap’s Sea Otter Photo Gallery

A road trip with plenty of new bikes and old faces The post Zap’s Sea Otter Photo Gallery appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2019-04-19 20:44

A Decade of Danny - Ten years ago today, eyes were opened, goosebumps were raised and spiky fences were ridden

Ten years ago today, the most influential viral video in cycling's history was born. The post A Decade of Danny appeared first on BIKE Magazine.

2019-04-19 20:42

Van Avermaet: Amstel Gold Race is my last chance to get a good result this spring

Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) has ridden consistently well so far through the Spring Classics, but the two-time winner at Omloop Het Niewsblad, 2017 Paris-Roubaix, Gent-Wevelgem and E3 Harelbeke has c

2019-04-19 20:35

Alexis Ryan: Back for the podium at Amstel Gold Race

Alexis Ryan (Canyon-SRAM) put forth a valiant performance at last year's Amstel Gold Race, after joining the day's decisive breakaway and then placing fifth in Valkenburg. The American rider wants mo

2019-04-19 19:16

Nibali comes down from altitude for Tour of the Alps test

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has come down from altitude training and will continue his Giro d'Italia preparation at the Tour of the Alps next week. The 34-year-old Italian, who most recently r

2019-04-19 18:54

9 Essential Cycling Skills All Riders Need to Master

Brush up your on-the-bike skills The post 9 Essential Cycling Skills All Riders Need to Master appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2019-04-19 18:38

VN Archives: The 25 most significant technical developments (circa 1997)

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of VeloNews, the editors looked back on the 25 best technological advances in the years since the first issue in 1972. Read the full article at VN Archives: The 25 mo

2019-04-19 18:38

Trek Segafredo Rider Fails Doping Test

EPO found in the Colombian's sample The post Trek Segafredo Rider Fails Doping Test appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2019-04-19 18:21

Tour de France will Add Time Bonuses on Climbs

The ASO looks for more innovation The post Tour de France will Add Time Bonuses on Climbs appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2019-04-19 17:51

Boom’s advice to van Aert and van der Poel: Don’t give up ‘cross

Former world cyclocross champion Lars Boom says he regrets leaving 'cross behind for road racing when he committed to the Pro Tour. Read the full article at Boom’s advice to van Aert and van der

2019-04-19 17:45

NICA seeks new leader to grow participation beyond racing

NICA expects to hire new president in the next few weeks, someone its leaders hope will broaden the appeal of high-school cycling in a variety of ways. Read the full article at NICA seeks new leader t

2019-04-19 17:00

USA Cycling names long list for Tour of California team

USA Cycling has released the list of riders under consideration for the national team that will compete at the Amgen Tour of California May 12-18. This year marks the first time since the inaugural r

2019-04-19 16:45

Banged-up Alaphilippe carries momentum into Ardennes

Even though he lost a close sprint to upstart Mathieu van der Poel at Brabantse Pijl, Alaphilippe rolls into Amstel Gold Race with confidence. Read the full article at Banged-up Alaphilippe carries mo

2019-04-19 16:31

Gilbert’s Roubaix win, a new Hour Record: Weekly News Digest

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2019-04-19 16:00

USA Cycing names long list for Tour of California national team

The composite national team representing USA Cycling at Tour of California will be composed of seven riders picked from the 10-rider long-list. Read the full article at USA Cycing names long list for

2019-04-19 15:52

All eyes on van der Poel ahead of Amstel Gold

Sunday is the last chance for road fans to see Mathieu van der Poel mix it up at the front, and he's expected to put on a show at Amstel Gold Race. Read the full article at All eyes on van der Poel ah

2019-04-19 15:31

Sustrans Scotland achieves threefold increase in number of girls cycling to school

I Bike project has been running for ten years in Scotland

2019-04-19 15:11

Track legend Patrick Sercu dies at 74

Belgian cycling legend Patrick Sercu has died at the age of 74, VTM reported on Friday. Sercu is considered the greatest track cyclist of the past century, racking up 1,206 victories, including 168 o

2019-04-19 14:04

Human rights lawyer concerned that wardens enforcing PSPOs may have incentive to issue as many cycling fines as possible

Thousands being punished for “entirely innocuous actions” according to Lib Dem peer

2019-04-19 14:02

USAC’s This Week in American Cycling: Sunny King, Sea Otter, Port Angeles DH

Catch up on the racing action at the Sunny King Criterium, Sea Otter Classic, the Port Angeles Pro Gravity Tour stop, and more, with Brad Sohner and Dave Towle. Read the full article at USAC’s T

2019-04-19 13:00

How to fit and remove pedals

Make sure your pedals screw in and out of your cranks with ease

2019-04-19 12:49

Founding member of Team Sky Rod Ellingworth will leave to join Bahrain-Merida

Rod Ellingworth (left) and Geraint Thomas at the 2013 Tour de France (Picture: Getty Images)Founding member of Team Sky Rod Ellingworth will be leaving the British outfit for Bahrain-Merida.

2019-04-19 12:43

Photo gallery: The best gear of the 2019 Sea Otter Classic, Part Five

Driving on to the grounds of the Laguna Seca racetrack on the last day of Sea Otter had the wheels in my head turning. I felt like I needed one more day at the event, which rarely would I ever say. Th

2019-04-19 12:41

Caleb Ewan edges to victory on Tour of Turkey 2019 stage four

Caleb Ewan takes victory on stage four of the 2019 Tour of Turkey (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)Caleb Ewan took a narrow victory on stage four of the Tour of Turkey, unleashing a huge spri

2019-04-19 12:18

Bradley Wiggins predicts Simon Yates will win the Giro and that Britons will take all three Grand Tours

Expresses surprise at Tom Dumoulin’s decision to ride both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France

2019-04-19 12:02

Sun protection for cyclists - how to protect your skin when riding your bike

Riding a bike is healthy but time in the sun can lead to skin problems, some of them serious. it's easy to get caught out by the sun when cycling so here's how to protect yourself

2019-04-19 11:31

DealClincher: Wiggle's Easter Cycling Deals

A huge range of deals from Rapha, Garmin, Continental and more

2019-04-19 11:30

Team Sky confirm that Ellingworth will join Bahrain-Merida in 2020

Team Sky have confirmed that performance director Rod Ellingworth will leave the team at the end of the season to take up a new position at Bahrain-Merida. Cyclingnews reported on Thursday that Ellin

2019-04-19 11:13

Katie Archibald column: The pursuit of perfection

"For much of my career, specifically the big chunk of time leading up to the Rio Olympics, I saw myself not as a professional cyclist but as a professional team pursuiter"

2019-04-19 11:00

Barcelona Calling 48h – between Gaudí and Tibidabo

Barcelona, Berlin, Bangkok – the world’s most famous cities have some traits in common, not least their density of art, culture and character. The capital of Catalonia isn’t just awash with mode

2019-04-19 10:35

Mark Cavendish delighted to be in the mix again at Tour of Turkey

Mark Cavendish may not have won stage 3 of the Tour of Turkey but his third-place finish behind Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) felt like a victory for the Manx

2019-04-19 10:16

Two-time Swiss road race champion says she was pressured to ride with concussion

Doris Schweizer first spoke out in November but says team sponsor still hasn’t been in touch

2019-04-19 10:00

Jumbo-Visma name Giro d'Italia team to support Roglic

Jumbo-Visma have named the riders who will support Primoz Roglic at the 2019 Giro d’Italia. The Dutch squad are the first to confirm their line-up for the corsa rosa, which gets underway in Bologna

2019-04-19 09:35

What do you think of indoor training?

Click here to respond to our indoor cycling survey Indoor cycling is a great way to stay fit when you’re limited on time, or when weather conditions get in the way of spinning down the country lanes

2019-04-19 09:00

Zwift unveils ‘Fuego Flats’ course to suit sprinters and time triallists

The new course delivers 20 kilometres of deliciously flat terrain

2019-04-19 09:00

Zwift expands into the desert with Fuego Flats

Four new routes added with addition of Fuego Flats expansion

2019-04-19 08:45

Oxford Performance Handlebar Tape

A bit of a faff to fit but the grip and comfort are worth the extra time taken, especially considering the price 8/10

2019-04-19 07:01

Pilgrimage to the Kingdom - Join Bike mag in East Burke, Vermont, this fall

Want to take the riding vacation of a lifetime, but don't want to plan it? Let us handle the details. Join us for the second annual Bike Mag Pilgrimage, this time to the Kingdom Trails in East Burke,

2019-04-19 07:00

Five things to look out for at the 2019 Amstel Gold Race

Things to keep your eye on this weekend at the first of the Ardennes Classics, the Amstel Gold Race

2019-04-19 07:00

14 of the best high-performance saddles — improve comfort & save weight in one upgrade

How to choose the biggest upgrade you can make to your bike

2019-04-19 07:00

4 New Materials That Could Improve Carbon Fiber

Borophene, Dyneema, carbon with aluminum foil inside - what will mountain biking's next wonder material be?( Photos: 10, Comments: 5 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Video: Tackling Three Iconic Peaks on a Coast to Coast Adventure in 'Trans-Wales'

Taking on the challenge of riding from Bangor to Swansea with stops to climb three iconic Welsh mountains. Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen-y-Fan.( Photos: 6 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Video: Intense Racing UK Launches 2019 World Cup DH Team

Intense Factory Racing won't be the only World Cup team on the M29 this year.( Photos: 5 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Video: Spring Time Shredding on Vancouver Island

Carter Kransy shredding the trails of Vancouver Island in prime spring conditions.( Photos: 3 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Video: Using a Brake Power Meter to see How and When We Brake

See how a brake power meter reveals your braking habits.( Photos: 1, Comments: 6 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Video: Friday Fails #65

It's Friday and that means fails!( Comments: 15 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Video: Behind the Scenes of Aaron Gwin's World Cup Preparation

Catch up with Aaron Gwin and go behind the scenes as he prepares for the 2019 season and launches the new Intense Factory Racing team.( Comments: 11 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Check Out: Fork Foam, New Shoes, Tool Holders, a Luxury Cooler & More - April 2019

See what made this month's Check Out, including waterproof shoes, an insulated hydration pack, and a clever tube holder.( Photos: 19 )

2019-04-19 07:00

Video: Useless Trivia With the GT Team - Sea Otter 2019

GT athletes Tyler McCaul, Rachel Strait, Noga Korem, Joey Foresta and Hans Rey answer some useless but interesting trivia questions.

2019-04-19 07:00

Pinkbike Poll: How Do You Prefer to Get to the Top of a Descent?

What's your ideal method of uphill transport?( Photos: 2, Comments: 1 )

2019-04-19 02:03

The CyclingTips Weekly Quiz: #7

Another week, another riveting classic – and plenty more besides. So here’s what we’ve been up to at CyclingTips this week: Neal Rogers’ ‘Weekly Spin’ column took a lo

2019-04-19 01:36

Impey leads Mitchelton-Scott hopes for Amstel Gold

South African road race and time trial champion Daryl Impey will lead the Australian Mitchelton-Scott WorldTour team at the Amstel Gold Race in the Netherlands on Sunday, hoping that he can add to th