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Eurobike 2015 gets up to speed

Eurobike 2015 gets up to speed

Eurobike 2015 is getting up to speed: In the run-up to the International Bicycle Trade Exhibition (August 26 to 29, 2015), there will first be a focus on the premiere of the Eurobike Media Days (June 30 to July 2).

Disc brakes to be permitted in peloton in 2017

Disc brakes to be permitted in peloton in 2017

Disc brakes will be introduced in professional road racing in 2017, according to a source involved in discussions between the UCI, cycle sport’s world governing body, and the bike industry regarding race equipment. The UCI has also opened discussions with the bike industry concerning the possibility of amending the 6.8kg minimum bike weight rule and […]

10th Brompton World Championships goes to London

10th Brompton World Championships goes to London

Brompton is excited to announce that Prudential RideLondon will host the 10th anniversary Brompton World Championship race, bringing this unique event to central London for the first time! This year’s race will take place on Saturday 1st August 2015 at 5pm. The opportunity to race in this iconic setting means competition for places will be […]

Top Gear host drops engine and two wheels awaiting BBC inquiry

Top Gear host drops engine and two wheels awaiting BBC inquiry

Who ever thought they’d see Jeremy Clarkson on a bicycle? Willingly? Dressed in jeans, a quilted jacket and trainers, you’d be forgiven if you thought it was someone else. The self-confessed petrol head cycled from his west London home on a bike and returned – on the bike – two hours later. One onlooker said: “He said hello to […]

Polygon UR Train Charging Queenstown, NZ

Polygon UR Train Charging Queenstown, NZ

Here it is guys, the 2015 team launch video of the Polygon UR is now officially live! The international racing season is kicking off today at Crankworx Rotorua and the team happily presents the 2015 version of the Polygon UR. Nearly everyone was in Queenstown last week to shoot the official team presentation video. Take a […]

Sagan looks to cobbled classics after San Remo

Sagan looks to cobbled classics after San Remo

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) missed out on victory and a podium at Milan-San Remo on Sunday. The Slovakian jumped out of the slipstream of John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) in the final 50 metres but didn’t have the legs to overtake the German, who went on to win ahead of Kristoff. Understandably disappointed, Sagan finished fourth in the […]

Contador and Froome headline at Volta a Catalunya

Contador and Froome headline at Volta a Catalunya

A star-studded line-up headed by Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) and Chris Froome (Sky) should see the sparks fly at the week-long Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, which starts on Monday and, with no time trial on the route, will once more probably be decided in its few mountainous stages. For the fourth year running, the Volta Ciclista […]

Froome leads Team Sky at Volta a Catalunya

Chris Froome is set to return from illness to Team Sky at the Volta a Catalunya next week, while Ben Swift will lead the team at this weekend’s Milan-San Remo. Froome, who won the Ruta del Sol, decided to skip Tirreno-Adriatico last week after falling ill – putting an end to a highly anticipated battle between […]