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2020-08-14 11:24

Sweet spot training for cyclists: How to maximize your time and gains

Sweet Spot is between high zone 3 and low zone 4. It's where you get the most bang for your training buck. Read the full article at Sweet spot training for cyclists: How to maximize your time and gain

2020-08-14 11:06

50-something driver arrested after beating up charity cyclist who complained of close pass

Motorist stopped and waited for cyclist before punching him off his bike

2020-08-14 10:29

The best flat pedals for cycling in 2020

Looking for a simple and functional pedal solution? We’ve gathered together the best flat pedals currently on the market.

2020-08-14 10:26

‘It’s the weirdest feeling because I don’t have a scratch on me’: Dan Martin forced to retire from Critérium du Dauphiné after crash 

Dan Martin at the Tour de l'Ain (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)Dan Martin is hoping to recover in time for the Tour de France after he was forced to abandon the Critérium du Dauphiné afte

2020-08-14 10:07

Best winter tyres for road cycling

Winter tyres for our road bikes are an essential purchase. Here's our favourite that find a robust compromise between rolling resistance, weight, and puncture protection

2020-08-14 09:35

Bikepacking kit on a budget: get everything you need to bivvy and carry your gear under £100

Everything you need for an overnight adventure

2020-08-14 09:31

Six things to look out for at Il Lombardia 2020

The peloton during the 2019 Il Lombardia (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)From the expectations on Remco Evenepoel to the decisive climbs - don't miss these moments

2020-08-14 09:28

CW5000: tech editor Michelle Arthurs-Brennan reaches the milestone

The CW5000 is an annual challenge we’ve set for our readers: the goal is to ride 5000 miles in a year. For some, that will be easy, whilst for others it will be a massive undertaking. To keep it

2020-08-14 09:19

"It was not our intent to make light of eating disorders" – Rapha pulls Pantani "race weight" water bottle

“Extremely irresponsible” text was criticised by customer who was fat-shamed in his racing days

2020-08-14 08:45

FLR Rexston Active Touring/Trail Shoe

Great entry-level shoes both on and off the bike – shame about the laces, though 8/10

2020-08-14 08:33

Tim Declercq "healing up nicely" after revealing shocking hailstone bruises from Dauphiné stage; Hammersmith bridge updates + more on the live blog

It's Friday! Jack Sexty is here to provide your lead live blog coverage today with other members of the team chipping in intermittently...

2020-08-14 08:28

Il Lombardia 2020: Remco versus the rest?

Nibali, van der Poel, Woods and Bennett among those looking to shut down Evenepoel at Saturday's Italian monument. Read the full article at Il Lombardia 2020: Remco versus the rest? on VeloNews.com.

2020-08-14 08:26

Clicky ratchet tools, shiny track hubs, flat-out rubber and a hybrid baselayer

Plus our pick of the week's best news and views

2020-08-14 08:00

The best things we’ve seen this week

Hyperrides, slanted headsets, Ron Burgundy bikes, banana hands and moreShed shockerHyperrides, slanted headsets, Ron Burgundy bikes, banana hands and more. These are the best things we've seen this we

2020-08-14 08:00

Swiss Side launches “benchmark” Hadron² Ultimate aero wheels

New wheels, available in three depths from 50mm to 80mm, are designed to reduce drag and improve stability

2020-08-14 07:01

Once Upon A Trail: Building Boon

When you're laid off from work, banned from travel and happen to live in Squamish, it doesn't take long to figure out how to spend your time.

2020-08-14 07:00

The Best Tech From Lenzerheide XC World Cups

A look back at the fast and light machines that were lining up at previous Lenzerheide XC World Cups( Photos: 25, Comments: 1 )

2020-08-14 07:00

Photo Epic: Sun Peaks DH - Crankworx Summer Series

It's all downhill from here.( Photos: 34 )

2020-08-14 07:00

Sweet Recalls 3 Helmets That Do Not Comply With US Safety Standards

Anyone who bought a Ripper Jr, Ripper MIPS Jr, or Ripper MIPS in the United States will be given a full refund.( Photos: 1, Comments: 4 )

2020-08-14 05:45

Limar Air Pro Aero Road Helmet

Lightweight and well ventilated, but with a large price tag 7/10

2020-08-14 03:09

Photo gallery: A hellish hailstorm at the Dauphiné

The second stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné hit many of the familiar beats of this strange season: a furiously contested day’s racing, the intrigue of a Team Ineos apparently on the decline,

2020-08-14 02:04

Bikes of the Bunch: Firefly Ti-Carbon with dotted anodisation

In this week’s Bikes of the Bunch, we take a look at a stunning carbon and titanium disc road bike from Boston-based bike builders Firefly. It’s a bike that merges many new and old manufacturing t

2020-08-14 00:56

Ride Like King on Zwift and support World Bicycle Relief with Giant

86-year-old King Liu rides to raise awareness of cycling's benefits. The Zwift rides will raise money for WBR Buffalo bikes. Read the full article at Ride Like King on Zwift and support World Bicycle

2020-08-14 00:10

Tour Down Under organisers determined to hold 2021 edition

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2020-08-13 20:50

Salsa keeps the fat on with the Beargrease, Mukluk

With bold color schemes and component group updates, these Salsa fatbikes also each come with more accessory mounts than we could count. Read the full article at Salsa keeps the fat on with the Beargr

2020-08-13 19:25

FREE Access to All Road Bike Action Digital Issues

Learn a thing or two about drop-bars The post FREE Access to All Road Bike Action Digital Issues appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 19:14

Groad Trip: The return to gravel racing

I don’t want to jinx myself, but I'm excited to race again in the next few weeks. Read the full article at Groad Trip: The return to gravel racing on VeloNews.com.

2020-08-13 19:03

Breaking News: West London's Hammersmith Bridge now closed to cyclists and pedestrians

Bridge has been closed to motor vehicles since April 2019 due to structural concerns

2020-08-13 18:45

Iris Raceday Catch-Up Jersey

Stylish and bold, with great comfort, fit and performance at a very reasonable price 9/10

2020-08-13 18:40

Win a 3T Exploro RaceMax

No purchase necessary The post Win a 3T Exploro RaceMax appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 18:28

Dauphiné: Chris Froome ‘feeling optimistic’ about Tour de France start

Chris Froome was again dropped from the main field on Thursday's second stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné. Yet Froome said he's confident about starting the upcoming Tour de France. Read the full

2020-08-13 18:04

Riders and fans battered by hailstorm at Critérium du Dauphiné

A hailstorm sent riders and fans seeking cover atop the Col du Porte after Thursday's stage 2 of the Critérium du Dauphiné. Read the full article at Riders and fans battered by hailstorm at Critéri

2020-08-13 17:58

First Look: Ridley’s Kanzo Joins The Aero Gravel Mix

From inside the wind tunnel to the local dirt roads The post First Look: Ridley’s Kanzo Joins The Aero Gravel Mix appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 17:56

First Nations Students Blaze Trails in Race Face Creator Series Ep. 10

Between Vancouver Island and mainland B.C. is Penelakut Island.  In 1890, a residential school was built on the island by the Catholic church in an effort to assimilate First Nations children into th

2020-08-13 17:51

Riders forced under makeshift rafts as hailstorm batters Critérium du Dauphiné

Tony Martin and Tim Declerq (Israel Start Up Nation/Tim Declerq)Tony Martin was forced to take shelter during the final kilometres as Tim Declerq showed off his prize for making it to the finish

2020-08-13 17:51

Riders forced under makeshift rafts as hailstorm batters Critérium du Dauphiné

Tony Martin and Tim Declerq (Israel Start Up Nation/Tim Declerq)Tony Martin was forced to take shelter during the final kilometres as Tim Declerq showed off his prize for making it to the finish

2020-08-13 17:32

Analysis: Three Tour de France takeaways from stage 2 of the Dauphiné

The summit finish on Thursday's stage 2 of the Critérium du Dauphiné was packed with action. It also gave us some takeaways as we look to the Tour de France. Read the full article at Analysis: Thre

2020-08-13 17:29

PYSO, ep. 65: American football coach Eric Studesville talks cycling

The Miami Dolphins running back coach is an evangelist for cycling. Find out why. Read the full article at PYSO, ep. 65: American football coach Eric Studesville talks cycling on VeloNews.com.

2020-08-13 17:27

Riders and fans scramble for cover as hailstorm hits Dauphiné stage 2 finish

Supported by Minut

2020-08-13 17:06

The Wolfpack Heads To Lombardy

Trying to keep a win streak alive The post The Wolfpack Heads To Lombardy appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 17:00

Katie Holden and Eliot Jackson Partner on New Nonprofit

As Black Lives Matter protests erupted around the world following the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and the U.S.’s deep history of systemic racial injustice bubbled to the

2020-08-13 16:59

Tour de France Preview: Bernal Votes For Froome

Turns out the 4-time winner might be of some value The post Tour de France Preview: Bernal Votes For Froome appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 16:52

The Most Important Tool That Every Cyclist Needs for 2020

A torque wrench saves you in so many ways. The post The Most Important Tool That Every Cyclist Needs for 2020 appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 16:28

Chris Froome 'feeling better and better' as he does 'all he can' to make case for Tour inclusion

Chris Froome at the 2020 Critérium du Dauphiné (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)Froome will look to ride himself into the Ineos Tour team based off what he does at the Critérium du Dauphin

2020-08-13 16:23

East London music venues repurpose Shoreditch warehouse as secure bike park in absence of gigs

400 bike parking spaces available at Village Underground in Shoreditch, from £5 a day

2020-08-13 16:20

Roglic wins stage 2 of the Critérium du Dauphiné: Daily News Digest

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2020-08-13 16:13

2020 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 2 Recap and Results

Jumbo Visma keeping it together The post 2020 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 2 Recap and Results appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 16:04

Ridley present Kanzo Fast with Classified hub – The fastest gravel bike in the world?

Ridley launches the Kanzo Fast, a competitive gravel bike. With the exciting Classified hub, fully integrated cables, aerodynamic tube profiles, comfort seat stays and perfect power transmission, Ridl

2020-08-13 16:00

Ridley’s new Kanzo Fast is an aero gravel bike with ingenious 1×2×11 gearing

Ridley partners with Classified for performance-focused rough roader

2020-08-13 16:00

Ridley launches the Kanzo Fast, an aero gravel bike with the Classified shifting system

Ridley reckons that this is the “fastest gravel bike in the world”

2020-08-13 16:00

Best bike packing frame bags for gravel bikes - tried and tested packs that are the best you can buy

Tried and tested packs that are the best you can buy in 2020

2020-08-13 15:41

Fantastic Fundraiser 2020 Nominations

2020-08-13 15:41

Fantastic Fundraiser 2020 Nominations

2020-08-13 15:39

Club of the Year 2020 Nominations

2020-08-13 15:39

Club of the Year 2020 Nominations

2020-08-13 15:36

Lockdown Hero 2020 Nominations

2020-08-13 15:34

Local Hero 2020 Nominations

2020-08-13 15:34

Local Hero 2020 Nominations

2020-08-13 15:10

Dream job: social media manager for DOWNTOWN and GRAN FONDO

Despite the social and economic impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, we’ve been incredibly busy managing all the growth of our bicycle magazines. Bikes are booming and so is our company! That’s why

2020-08-13 15:06

‘Cramming races into a short space of time is going to intensify the pressure’: Sports psychologist on racing after lockdown

Wout van Aert has been dominant since racing returned (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images)The 2020 cycling season has already been an unpredictable affair. 

2020-08-13 14:55

Fizik Terra Ergolace shoe review

The Terra Ergolace shoe is our pick for the best touring/light mountain bike shoes that are the closest thing to a sneaker for clipless riding. Read the full article at Fizik Terra Ergolace shoe revie

2020-08-13 14:45

dhb Aeron XC Full Finger Gloves

Flyweight gloves for excellent connection in mild weather 8/10

2020-08-13 14:19

Van Garderen: Skipping early races ‘could pay dividends’ for EF Pro Cycling at the Tour

EF Pro Cycling skipped early stage races like the Vuelta a Burgos and Tour de l'Ain. Tejay van Garderen says this could pay off at the Tour de France. Read the full article at Van Garderen: Skipping

2020-08-13 14:04

Reported bike thefts fell by a fifth in year to June

19,000 fewer bikes were reported stolen compared to 2018/19 according to analysis of crime statistics

2020-08-13 13:53

Throwback Thursday Video: 2004 San Francisco Gran Prix

Plenty of hard climbing and bar-to-bar action The post Throwback Thursday Video: 2004 San Francisco Gran Prix appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2020-08-13 13:51

Out of the Saddle with Fernando Gaviria

Growing up in a land of climbers, Gaviria has become one of the world’s top road sprinters who dreams of riding the cobbles of the great northern classics. Read the full article at Out of the Saddle

2020-08-13 13:39

2020 Giro Rosa route details announced

The marquee women's stage race will unfold over 975.8km in Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, Campania and Puglia. Read the full article at 2020 Giro Rosa route details announced on VeloNews.com.

2020-08-13 13:30

Cyclist Magazine Podcast Episode 8 - In conversation with Carlton Kirby

Joe Robinson 13 Aug 2020 James and Joe catch up with the chosen son of cycling commentary, Carlton Kirby The man, the myth, the chosen son. For the latest inst

2020-08-13 13:22

Canyon launches CFR Ultimate, shaving 234g off chassis weight for a 6.2kg build

Standing for Canyon Factory Racing, the Ultimate Disc is the first bike in Canyon’s range to get the CFR make-over. The use of higher spec carbon leads to a build that Canyon says weighs 6.2kg with

2020-08-13 13:17

Remco Evenepoel says he’s in top form for Il Lombardia 2020 and has never been more prepared 

Remco Evenepoel and Davide Ballerini during his recon of the 2020 Il Lombardia route (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)Remco Evenepoel says he’s in top form as he looks for victory in his first t

2020-08-13 13:07

Simon Cowell was riding an 'electric motorbike' at the time of his accident, clarify the Bicycle Association

After the music mogul fell off during a test ride in the US and broke his back, the BA have sought to clarify that the high-powered bike he was riding has "almost nothing in common" with e-bikes for s

2020-08-13 12:11

Shimano GRX Di2: What I love; what bugs me

Shimano's GRX group gets gravel just right, with its purpose-built brake levers and exceptional shifting. But there's one thing that really bugs me... Read the full article at Shimano GRX Di2: What I

2020-08-13 11:09

Near Miss of the Day 454: Driver tries to overtake on blind corner, thinks better of it

Our regular series featuring close passes from around the country - today it's Buckinghamshire

2020-08-13 10:42

Best value e-bike: how much should you spend?

E-bike prices have been dropping lately and we round up some of the best value ones coming in under £1,000 and £2,000.

2020-08-13 09:59

Best gravel bike tyres: grip and volume for your off-road rides

Whilst the wheels didn't quite live up to expectation, WTB's Resolute tyre is a solid performer.When it comes to gravel bike riding, tyres are all important. Here's our pick of the best gravel tyres o

2020-08-13 09:54

Groupama-FDJ fights for scraps behind Ineos and Jumbo-Visma at Dauphiné

Team boss forecasts further dominance by Dutch squad at Dauphiné; Pinot rallies after dissapointment at cancelation of Swiss worlds. Read the full article at Groupama-FDJ fights for scraps behind Ine

2020-08-13 08:45

Rapha Women’s Pro Team Training Bib Shorts

Well-fitting, very comfy bib shorts with classic appeal and the potential to transition through seasons 7/10

2020-08-13 08:19

Criterium du Dauphiné bitesize highlights; A tough day for Chris Froome + more

Today's live blog with Alex Bowden (daytime) and Simon MacMichael (evening)

2020-08-13 08:00

The new Merida Big.Trail could be the rad trail hardtail bargain of 2021

Competitive pricing and well-considered builds mean Merida could be onto a winner

2020-08-13 07:33

Tested: Giant Rev Pro Mips Helmet

Combining a light and breezy construction with full-coverage fit, the Giant Rev Pro Mips is an XC helmet for riders who don't like XC helmets.

2020-08-13 07:22

Holm: ‘If we survived Festina and Puerto, cycling can survive COVID’

Veteran sport director optimistic that sport will endure coronavirus crisis. Read the full article at Holm: ‘If we survived Festina and Puerto, cycling can survive COVID’ on VeloNews.com.

2020-08-13 07:01

Made To Be Broken

Kristin Butcher ponders the inevitability of injury and coming to terms with the loss of independence.

2020-08-13 07:00

Photo Story: Claudio Caluori Rides 12 Hours & 13,500 Vertical Meters of eMTB

Three hours of downhill riding...( Photos: 12 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Review: Troy Lee Designs D4 Carbon Helmet

The D4 is the lightest downhill race helmet that TLD has ever made.( Photos: 6, Comments: 3 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Results: Sun Peaks Dual Slalom - Crankworx Summer Series

Head to head action for one last time at the Clif Crankworx Summer Series.( Photos: 4 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Throwback Thursday: The Evolution of Slopestyle at Joyride - 2004 to 2020

Legendary moments from slopestyle's biggest prize.( Photos: 1 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Photo Epic: Sun Peaks Dual Slalom - Crankworx Summer Series

Recapping a drama-filled evening at Sun Peaks( Photos: 38, Comments: 2 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Merida Launches UK Influenced 140mm Big Trail Hardtail

A ready to rock hardtail for £1,500.( Photos: 12, Comments: 3 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Coming Up Live: Sun Peaks Downhill - Crankworx Summer Series

Watch the MAXXIS Sun Peaks Downhill live from Sun Peaks.( Photos: 1 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Video: Celebrating the End of Lockdown by Hitting the Bike Park

Oli Dorn hits the bike park but Balu the pup has to stay home this time.

2020-08-13 07:00

Video: Building a New Trail for First Nations Students - Race Face Creator Series

The finale of the Race Face creator series weaves in the stories, culture, and history of Penelakut Island and its people.( Photos: 5 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Video: Neko Mulally and Logan Mulally Switch Places at Downhill Southeast

Logan dons Neko's race kit and sees how he does with a pro set up.( Photos: 1 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Winner Announced: Bontrager + 100% Prize Pack - Round 2 of DH Fantasy Trivia

Without further delay, here are the prize winners for this round.( Photos: 4 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Video: 7 Quickfire DH Bike Checks from Sun Peaks - Crankworx Summer Series

In between downhill practice runs, we flagged down some of the athletes to get a quick overview of their downhill rigs.

2020-08-13 07:00

Eliot Jackson Launches Grow Cycling Foundation to Promote Diversity in Cycling

Grow Cycling will promote education, access, and opportunities that increase diversity and inclusion in cycling.( Photos: 4 )

2020-08-13 07:00

The Best Tech From Lenzerheide DH World Cups

A look back at the tech highlights from previous Lenzerheide DH World Cups.( Photos: 39 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Results: Sun Peaks Downhill - Crankworx Summer Series

Just one race to go after this Maxxis Sun Peaks Downhill in the CLIF Crankworx Summer Series.( Photos: 5, Comments: 1 )

2020-08-13 07:00

Video: The Bernard Kerr Story - 10 Years With Pivot, Part 3

A fun-based but fast team.( Comments: 2 )

2020-08-13 06:14

Urán lands on feet in first race since Februrary

EF Pro Cycling leader put in attacking display in final of Dauphiné to get Tour de France legs turning after long layoff. Read the full article at Urán lands on feet in first race since Februrary on

2020-08-13 05:45

Tru-Tension Cycle Drivetrain Cleaner

Powerful and efficient solvent stripper, but use and store carefully 7/10

2020-08-13 05:09

Preview: What you need to know about the 2020 Il Lombardia

In a normal season, Il Lombardia would be the last of the five Monuments, raced in October. But 2020 is far from a normal season, and this year, Il Lombardia is Monument number two, scheduled for this

2020-08-13 00:35

Yes, Wout van Aert has been winning on rim brakes: so what?

“Eddy Merckx still would have won riding on a singlespeed.” “Eddy Merckx still would have won riding a Razor scooter.” “Eddy Merckx still would have won on a tricycle. Ba