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Copenhagen: Deliver Christmas Tree by bicycle

Copenhagen: Deliver Christmas Tree by bicycle

A company based in Copenhagen, Juletræsbudet has made your home decor effort a breeze without all those vacuuming after transporting the tree in your car. Using only a cargo bike and their ingenuity, live christmas trees come to you easily.

UCI to publish doping report in full as example-setting for FIFA

UCI to publish doping report in full as example-setting for FIFA

World Cycling will show FIFA the way when it comes to transparency around a major inquiry when their doping investigation reports in February. FIFA continue to prevaricate on how much of Michael Garcia’s probe into World Cup bid corruption will ever be made public because of confidentiality issues despite a global demand that it is […]

UCI Track World Cup 2014: Team GB on track to Rio

UCI Track World Cup 2014: Team GB on track to Rio

How will Great Britain top the six days when their Track Cycling team broke all limits with seven gold medals and nine medals overall in 2012’s Olympics? The London velodrome might have been renamed but memories and (high) expectations shall remain. Shane Sutton, who has been named new head of British Cycling following Sir Dave […]

UCI yet to approve Astana and Europcar

UCI yet to approve Astana and Europcar

Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali’s team Astana have not yet been granted a World Tour licence for next year by UCI, the international cycling’s governing body. The UCI has approved licences for 16 teams including all the usual names including Sky, AG2R, BMC, FDJ, Trek, Lampre-Merida and the ones with new sponsors like Lotto […]

Father Chris-mas Hoy receives early gift

Father Chris-mas Hoy receives early gift

Sir Chris Hoy whom played Father Christmas in a promotional video has received an early Christmas present. His newborn Callum David Robert Hoy was born prematurely at 29 weeks on October 15 and has been in hospital since. Delightful news graced Sir Chris, 38, and wife, Sarra this week when Callum was released from hospital. […]

Cyclists Who Hate Hills, Meet Norway’s Bike Escalator

Cyclists Who Hate Hills, Meet Norway’s Bike Escalator

Doesn’t that hill look daunting and scary? It might be ‘fun’ to ride down, but such a pain to walk up or even push your bicycle up hill. The residents of Brubakken Hill, in the Norwegian city of Trondheim, had their ‘problem’ resolved in 1993 when they were blessed with Trampe: a bicycle escalator that […]

Chris Horner might race in Le Tour de Langkawi 2015

Chris Horner might race in Le Tour de Langkawi 2015

Johnson, the Airgas-Safeway general manager, told Cyclingnews the team is still confirming its 2015 schedule, but the season will likely start with some racing in Asia before targeting invitations to the big UCI stage races in California, Utah and Colorado, along with one-day races like the national championships and the Philly Cycling Classic. Horner won […]

Olympic champion Dani King : ‘I thought I was going to die’

Olympic champion Dani King : ‘I thought I was going to die’

Out on her usual Thursday-morning training ride, organised by Courtney Rowe, father of Team Sky rider Luke and King’s boyfriend Matt, the group of around 15 were 60 miles or so into proceedings, on the way back between Merthyr and Abercynon, riding two abreast in cold, wet weather, when the rider to King’s left hit […]

Stylish clothing for cycle commuting – the missing link

Stylish clothing for cycle commuting – the missing link

Seattle is building new bicycle paths, dedicated lanes and traffic signals, and creating a bike share program, all to make cycling and bike commuting more attractive. But something is missing. Therefore, Juliette Delfs opened Hub and BeSpoke, a bicycle clothing store in Fremont that sells “normal looking” bike clothes. “It starts with clothing and just […]

Kittel, Kristoff, Bouhanni, Sagan sprint kings in Tour of Qatar

Kittel, Kristoff, Bouhanni, Sagan sprint kings in Tour of Qatar

The organisers of the Tour of Qatar have confirmed that many of the world’s best sprinters will clash in the expected sprint finishes at the 2015 Tour of Qatar held from February 8 to 13. Marcel Kittel (Giant-Alpecin), Alexander Kristoff (Katusha), Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo), Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) and Arnaud Démare (FDJ) have all been entered […]