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Helmet art sold in silent auction to benefit bicycle park

Helmet art sold in silent auction to benefit bicycle park

The ‘Tanner Olson Memorial BMX Park’ for Missoula in Montana, USA will soon be more than a dream, thanks to the efforts of the ‘I Ride For Tanner’ Helmet Project and supported by the artists, Bell helmets and Missoula Bicycle Works. The Helmet Project held its silent helmet auction at Missoula Bicycle Works in honour of […]

Riders not sanctioned for breaking level crossing at Paris-Roubaix

Riders not sanctioned for breaking level crossing at Paris-Roubaix

What’s Paris-Roubaix without a little chaos? A little confusion ensued at the level-crossing shortly after exiting the Arenberg Forest, as the peloton tried to squeeze through the as the barriers were lowering. The eight-man breakaway had made it through unaffected as they passed through minutes earlier. More importantly, they had to make sure the 320km/h TGV […]

Team Sky riding on a different MO for Paris-Roubaix

Team Sky riding on a different MO for Paris-Roubaix

It’s been a gruesome and wobbly ride for Team Sky whom arrived in Bruges on a high following Geraint Thomas’ triumph at E3 Harelbeke but finished in Oudenaarde empty-handed. “There was a bit of a sad feeling that G [Thomas] didn’t get up there and we’d put in all of that hard work to help him but […]

Strava and Competitive Cyclist will pay you to ride your bike

Strava and Competitive Cyclist will pay you to ride your bike

It’s a dream come true for Weekend Warriors, especially Strava-craved cyclists to get paid for spending time in the saddle. Strava and Competitive Cyclist have teamed up to reward riders with store credit and all you have to do is, sync your Strava account with your Competitive Cyclist account. If you don’t already have an account, you’ll […]

Mass crash washes out rain-soaked finale at Scheldeprijs

Mass crash washes out rain-soaked finale at Scheldeprijs

Race Director Piet De Smet André Greipel’s was more than furious when Lotto-Soudal’s Andre Greipel withdrew late from Scheldeprijs with an official explanation that Greipel was still recovering from Tour of Flanders last weekend. It’s also no secret that over the years the German dislikes this race reputed to be among the most dangerous on the professional calendar and has not competed […]

Dream comes true for Felline by winning stage 2 of Basque Country

Dream comes true for Felline by winning stage 2 of Basque Country

Fabio Felline (Trek Factory Racing) won the stage 2 bunch sprint at the Tour of Basque Country by out-sprinting current overall leader and stage 1 winner Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) and Tony Gallopin (Lotto Soudal). It was Felline’s first-ever victory at WorldTour level, and his first sprint victory since the 2013 Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali. “It’s a […]

Riders angry after high-speed Basque Country crash into metal poles

Riders angry after high-speed Basque Country crash into metal poles

The UCI, race organisers and the riders’ Cyclistes Professionnels Associés (CPA) are under pressure to take a stance and improve rider safety, after the latest high speed crash into metal poles at the finishing line at the opening stage of Tour of the Basque Country. American Pete Stetina (BMC) was diagnosed with fractures to his tibia, kneecap […]