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Helmet Law for U-16s second reading this Friday

This Friday, 23rd April, sees the second parliamentary reading of Eric Martlew’s Private Members Bill, The Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill. The Bill, which...

Helmet Law for U-16s second reading this Friday
Event News

Rebellin takes Amstel Gold

Italy’s Davide Rebellin of team Gerolsteiner won yesterday’s Amstel Gold Race, fourth round of this year’s World Cup, after a sprint finish with former champion...

Rebellin takes Amstel Gold
Gear

The Bike Show 2004

At least some of us are. So, what was it like? Well, if you like your tyres fat and your trousers low-slung there was plenty...

The Bike Show 2004
Event News

GB's Hammond takes third in Paris-Roubaix

In the first of this year’s Classics, the 102nd edition of Paris-Roubaix, Alessio’s Magnus Backstedt made history as the first Swedish rider to win the...

GB's Hammond takes third in Paris-Roubaix
Rides News

Cycle safety strategy coming undone say CTC

As the government today publishes its Road Safety Strategy Review the CTC has responded that government strategy to create safer roads is being seriously undermined...

Cycle safety strategy coming undone say CTC
Rides News

Council asks for help with cycle safety initiative

If you’re a Devonshire cyclist who can spare time to help your local school increase the number and safety of children cycling to school,...

Council asks for help with cycle safety initiative
Racing News

Track racing: a beginner's guide

Track racing is both the simplest and the most complicated form cycle racing in existence. The bikes are really simple – there are no...

Track racing: a beginner's guide
Gear

Secondhand ads on RCUK: They're free!

Advertising your secondhand gear on RCUK is completely free, here’s our guide to using the section to sell your stuff – or look out for...

Secondhand ads on RCUK: They're free!
Racing News

Time trialling

Time trialling is perhaps the most quintessentially British form of Cycle Sport. Back in the mists of time racing on the open road was...

Time trialling
Racing News

Specialialized Micro tool

Bigger pic Specialized EMT Micro multi-tool £9.95 Specialized 020 8391 3500 Yay for multi-tools! Handy, pocket-sized gizmos poised ready to leap into action to deal with all of your differently-sized...

Specialialized Micro tool
Rides News

LCC manifesto gets thumbs up from would-be mayors

The ten-point cycling manifesto drawn up by the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) to improve conditions for London’s growing number of cyclists has been endorsed by...

LCC manifesto gets thumbs up from would-be mayors
Event News

Duffield adds his own challenge to CTC

You might not be hearing too much from David Duffield from the Tour de France this year, but he’s not about to disappear altogether,...

Duffield adds his own challenge to CTC
Other

Energy bars, gels and drinks

Carbo-loading might be your favoured approach in the run-up to an event, but as your ride time draws near and once you’re actually out and...

Energy bars, gels and drinks
Gear

Half-price bikes!

Chancellor Gordon Brown has announced a tax exemption scheme for bikes, The Green Transport Plan, which could see you saving up to 50% on your...

Half-price bikes!
Rides News

Compulsory helmet use uproar

A private member’s Bill to make wearing a helmet compulsory for under 16s is to get its second parliamentary hearing in April. But no sooner...

Compulsory helmet use uproar
Maintenance

Park Tool Maintenance School

Ready to wrench N.B. ATG have now taken over the Park Tool School from Promech following the recent demise of the Aylesbury based company new...

Park Tool Maintenance School
Rides News

Marin sponsors CTC

CTC, the national cyclist’s organisation, has signed up Marin as its first corporate supporter, a move that signals CTC’s intent to strengthen its pro-cycling message...

Marin sponsors CTC
Other

Getting back into the spring of it

Spring. It has to be our favourite time of year; nothing beats setting off on a crisp spring morning, spending a few hours pootling along...

Getting back into the spring of it
Other

Cramp basics

Getting cramp is unpleasant at the best of times; when it strikes during an event you’ve been targeting for months, it’s not just painful, it’s...

Cramp basics
Event News

Unravelling the mystery of Pantani

If you missed Matt Rendell’s feature on Marco Pantani in the weekend’s Observer Sport Monthly it’s worth a web read. When news broke of Pantani’s apparently...

Unravelling the mystery of Pantani
Features

Armstrong hits back at WADA doping claims

Following an article in a January issue of Le Monde newspaper in which Dick Pound, president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), discussed doping within...

Armstrong hits back at WADA doping claims
Features

Specialized Allez Sport

Specialized Allez Sport Price: £749.99 Contact: Specialized.com Test log: Three months of pre-season training in the Essex countryside Specialized’s Allez Sport sits second in the company’s road range...

Specialized Allez Sport
Maintenance

Chain cleaning

It may not be the most interesting way you can think of spending a Saturday morning, but cleaning your chain is one of those irksome...

Chain cleaning
Event News

Don't shoot the messenger

“It’s the traffic, that’s what I like, it pumps you up.” Patrick, 29, from Basel, Switzerland. Ready for the off Most cyclists go out of their way to...

Don't shoot the messenger
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