Near Miss of the Day 334: Tractor driver attempts to overtake cyclist through narrow roadworks
Our regular series featuring close passes from around the country - today it's Suffolk
Cummings, Bennati call end to long careers
Steve Cummings and Daniele Bennati call a close on long careers this week, joining fellow veteran Stijn Devolder in stepping away from the sport. Read the full article at Cummings, Bennati call end to long careers on VeloNews.com .
Check out the top UK cities for cycle commuters, according to Strava
Joe Robinson 20 Nov 2019 The northwest lags behind as Bristolians lead the way The southwest city of Bristol has been ranked number one for cycling commuters in the UK while Liverpool placed last. New research by cycling app Strava found Bristol to have the most cycle commuters per 1,000 people with a total of 28.9. It comfortably beat Newcastle (20.8) and Southampton (16.4) into top spot. Despite having the highest total of commuters by bike, London lagged behind when compared to other cities only managing sixth with 11.9, finishing below both Leeds (14.6) and Cardiff (14.5). Birmingham saw the biggest year-on-year increase of cycling commuters, 10.8%, All, however, outperformed the two major northwest cities, Manchester and Liverpool. Manchester, the city in which Chris Boardman is now commissioner of cycling and walking, only registered 7.7 cycle commuters per 1,000 people, while Liverpool came bottom with 6.6 cyclists per 1,000. The ...
Steve Cummings has retired from professional cycling, here's a recap of his best win
Joe Robinson 20 Nov 2019 The 38-year-old hangs up his wheels. Let's remember when he became a cycling sensation Steve Cummings has retired at the age of 38. A former road and time trial National Champion, three-time Grand Tour stage winner, Tour of Britain champion. But that’s not why you’ll remember him. The Merseyside rider will be remembered for a short 14 month period during his career where he was completely unstoppable. Starting in the July of 2015, ending in the September of 2016, Cummings etched out one of the most recent in phenomenon in professional cycling. It earned him six victories, fear among his peers and a resurgence to his career. Each win followed a formula. Kilometre after kilometre, stage after stage, he would mope around at the back of the peloton, like a grumpy schoolboy, hanging a metre or two off the next-final rider. Each day he will ...
Austin Cycles AC Atto
Classy and superlight folder that's a blast to ride, but it's spendy and not the most compact fold 7/10
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A deep dive into Team GB’s radical new track bike: All in for 2%
British Cycling debuted a groundbreaking track bike a couple of weeks ago in its bid for Olympic glory in Tokyo, Japan. Without a doubt, the bike is visually striking, and a clear departure from conventional design, with its unusually widely-spaced fork blades and seatstays. This was all done in the name of aerodynamic efficiency, we … The post A deep dive into Team GB’s radical new track bike: All in for 2% appeared first on CyclingTips .
Howies Drizzler Active Blazer
Stylish and quite practical jacket for surprisingly effective three-season use 7/10
German ultracyclist breaks 18,000km Cape to Cape record by 30 days
Jonas Deichmann rides from North Cape in Norway to South Africa's Cape Town in 72 days 7 hours and 27 minutes
Cipollini MCM Allroad Disc review
It's fast, but there are more comfortable, versatile, capable and cheaper options. 7/10
How Remco Evenepoel, Egan Bernal, and other Generation Z riders are changing pro cycling
Cycling's generational shift was on full display in 2019, with Remco Evenepoel, Egan Bernal, and others winning big. Andrew Hood examines the how Generation Z has changed the sport. Read the full article at How Remco Evenepoel, Egan Bernal, and other Generation Z riders are changing pro cycling on VeloNews.com .
Cyclist submits 25 videos of poor driving to police – but only one motorist receives a warning letter
Pompey Cyclist expresses frustration at Derbyshire Constabuary not acting on footage
Specialized add more affordable Creo Comp e-road and Creo Comp Evo e-gravel models to their Creo range
If the huge £10,999 price tag of the S-Works Creo launched back in July was beyond your budget, you'll be glad to know these two new models are slightly more affordable at £5,499 each
Housekeeping: Let’s keep things positive in the comments
Supported by Dear CyclingTips readers, It’s come to my attention that we’ve recently been seeing more and more comments on the site that resemble those in more toxic corners of the internet. I thought now would be a good time to address this. Throughout the years, CyclingTips has become known for the insightful, productive and genuinely interesting … The post Housekeeping: Let’s keep things positive in the comments appeared first on CyclingTips .
Technical FAQ: Cold-weather cycling boots; stationary trainer damage
Lennard offers advice on the best cycling boots for cold conditions. Plus, a carbon repair firm weighs in on the damage that can be caused by indoor trainers. Read the full article at Technical FAQ: Cold-weather cycling boots; stationary trainer damage on VeloNews.com .
Wolf Tooth EnCase Bar Kit One multi-tool review: Tiny size, big on function
The proliferation of dropper seatposts and the advent of enduro racing have effectively killed off the use of seat packs on mountain bikes, ushering in a subsequent flood of clever options for on-bike storage of spares and tools. That sort of integration has been slower to make its way over to the road side, but … The post Wolf Tooth EnCase Bar Kit One multi-tool review: Tiny size, big on function appeared first on CyclingTips .
dhb Classic Thermal Bib Tights
Very good bib tights that cover the basics well, at a great price 8/10
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Hundreds of mourners gather for funeral of Raymond Poulidor
Christian Prudhomme, Mathieu van der Poel, former Tour de France winners among those that gathered to pay last respects to 'an inter-generational champion'. Read the full article at Hundreds of mourners gather for funeral of Raymond Poulidor on VeloNews.com .