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2019-01-23 01:22

An ode to the humble hex key

I was nine years old the first time I ever “fixed” a bike. I wondered how the handlebar stayed in place on my Repco Hotfoot BMX and so I undid the quill stem bolt. The wedge came undone and fell d

2019-01-23 00:25

Tested: e*thirteen TRS Plus/Race A/T Tire – $60 - Ruthlessly playful

With a profile as square and sharp as a military haircut, but with a personality like an ADHD jackhammer, the TRS is, shall we say, a unique individual. The post Tested: e*thirteen TRS Plus/Race A/T T

2019-01-22 23:29

Zwift launches into esports with first Pro Cycling League

UCI Pro Continental & Continental Teams line-up for the KISS Super League The post Zwift launches into esports with first Pro Cycling League appeared first on Road Bike Action.

2019-01-22 22:05

eRacing kicks off, an extra Flèche lap, the Bunch: Daily News Digest

Supported by Welco

2019-01-22 21:21

Olympic champ Pendleton opens up about depression, suicidal thoughts

The track gold medalist says an early morning phone call to British Cycling psychiatrist Steve Peters saved her life. Read the full article at Olympic champ Pendleton opens up about depression, suicid

2019-01-22 21:00

With a little luck, Bardet plans to break Tour drought

French star Romain Bardet likes the 2019 Tour route and feels his chance for a career-defining victory is coming soon. Read the full article at With a little luck, Bardet plans to break Tour drought o

2019-01-22 19:52

Bike Hacks: Unlocked and Loaded - Car key on multi-tool

Want a way to make sure you never forget your keys on a ride? Well, if you never forget your multi-tool, this hack’s for you. The post Bike Hacks: Unlocked and Loaded appeared first on BIKE Magazine

2019-01-22 19:45

Exposure Strada SL

There's no doubt that the Strada SL is a top performer, but it comes at a cost. The thing is, it's not unjustified... 8/10

2019-01-22 19:22

BC Bike Race 2018 Recap - Best of the BCBR

Often referred to as 'the best week on a bike,' the goal of the BC Bike Race is to show everyone a good time and have them end the event wanting to start it all over again.  The post BC Bike Race 20

2019-01-22 19:22

BC Bike Race 2018 Recap - Best of the BCBR

Often referred to as 'the best week on a bike,' the goal of the BC Bike Race is to show everyone a good time and have them end the event wanting to start it all over again.  The post BC Bike Race 20

2019-01-22 19:08

DealClincher: Massive 47% off 4iiii Precision 2.0 105 Power Meter

Down to just £199.99

2019-01-22 18:34

Live blog: Britain’s favourite bike colour revealed (no, not that one either), Super veiny pro legs alert, New Wilier Cento, New Ubyk, Hackney transformation + snow and more

All the news from the site and beyond this black Tuesday

2019-01-22 17:52

The weekly spin: The intersection of American football and international cyclocross

In two weeks, international cyclocross and American football will hold the biggest events of their respective seasons on the same day. I’ll be watching both. Because I often find the lead up to

2019-01-22 17:24

Staff at Brighton newspaper help editor 'steal' back his bike

Police told Argue editor Arron Hendy they couldn't help due to higher priority incidents ... but advised him to take matters into his own hands

2019-01-22 17:22

Passion – Full Film - The lifestyles of freeride athletes

"Passion" is a behind-the-scenes look at the lifestyle of professional freeride athletes. The post Passion – Full Film appeared first on BIKE Magazine.

2019-01-22 17:17

Compton, Hyde lead reduced USA team for cyclo-cross Worlds

USA Cycling will not be fielding the maximum allowed number of riders in the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Bogense, Denmark next month since, for the first time in several years, the country

2019-01-22 17:08

15 Pro teams confirmed for inaugural Zwift esports race series

A total of 15 Professional Continental and Continental teams will take part in the inaugural pro esports cycling league series, with the first race held in London at the Pinarello store on Wednesday

2019-01-22 17:07

Compton and Hyde lead Team USA for 2019 cyclocross worlds

The 11-rider elite line-up will feature U.S. national champions Compton and Hyde as well as Pan-Am champion White. Read the full article at Compton and Hyde lead Team USA for 2019 cyclocross worlds on

2019-01-22 17:03

Gent-Wevelgem Women confirm 24 teams

The organisers of Gent-Wevelgem have confirmed the 24 teams that will take part in this year's race, with Boels Dolmans and Mitchelton-Scott set to headline the event. Team Virtu Cycling, the new hom

2019-01-22 16:17

How mechanics keep bikes running smooth at the Tour Down Under

Racing at the Tour Down Under presents a logistical challenge, but once there things generally run smoothly for the mechanics. Read the full article at How mechanics keep bikes running smooth at the T

2019-01-22 16:13

How to become a Tour de Yorkshire Tour Maker

Cyclist magazine 22 Jan 2019 Your chance to volunteer at Britain's biggest stage race With the UCI World Championships heading there this September, the

2019-01-22 16:12

Rally UHC earn surprise invitation to La Fleche Wallonne

The Rally UHC Pro Continental squad have scored a coveted wildcard invitation to La Flèche Wallonne, organisers ASO announced on Tuesday. The American team were surprised by the nod, which came alo

2019-01-22 16:07

Technical FAQ: Cleat position and injuries

Lennard Zinn addresses several questions about bike position as it relates to cleats and saddles. Read the full article at Technical FAQ: Cleat position and injuries on VeloNews.com.

2019-01-22 16:00

Coming soon: road.cc Best Components, Accessories & Clothing 2018/19 awards

Our awards season continues with the best cycling products we've tested in the past year, from gloves to groupsets, shoes to saddles...

2019-01-22 15:58

Glasgow bid to host first ever all-discipline World Cycling Champs in 2023

Cathkin Braes for the XC, Fort William for the DH, Glentress for the marathonVelosolutions pump track delivers thrill after thrillGlasgow could make cycling history and host the first combined World C

2019-01-22 15:52

Rally-UHC invited to Suisse and Flèche, focused on European ‘big leagues’

American team Rally-UHC continues its evolution toward WorldTour racing in Europe, cultivating young talent Brandon McNulty. Read the full article at Rally-UHC invited to Suisse and Flèche, focused o

2019-01-22 15:45

Metier Beacon Rain Jacket

An excellent jacket, with impressive waterproofing and breathability, and extra safety built-in 9/10

2019-01-22 15:30

Live blog: Britain’s favourite bike colour revealed (no, it's not that one), Super veiny pro legs alert, Partially sighted 84-year old riding again thanks to tandem scheme + snow and more

All the news from the site and beyond this black Tuesday

2019-01-22 15:16

Extra lap added to finale of 2019 La Fleche Wallonne

La Flèche Wallonne has received another tweak for 2019, with the organisers extending the finale of the men's race for an extra lap of the finishing circuit that includes the Côte d'Ereffe, Côte d

2019-01-22 15:10

Best mountain bikes under £1,500

Where full-sussers get serious and technical choices proliferateHere are the best mountain bikes under £1,500. For trail bikes, £1,500 marks the point where full-sussers get serious and technical ch

2019-01-22 15:09

Eight hardest sportives in the UK

The toughest cycling sportives that Britain has to offer in 2019There's no shortage of tough events to choose from in the UKWe pick out some of the toughest and hardest cycling sportives in the UK, th

2019-01-22 14:49

Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019: all you need to know

All the information you need ahead of Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes, taking place on April 28 in 201926 April 2015 101st Liege - Bastogne - Liege Peloton at Cote de Saint-Ro

2019-01-22 14:40

Cycling shorts — everything you need to know

The secret to on-bike comfort

2019-01-22 14:33

UCI to start testing for painkiller tramadol at Paris-Nice

The drug will be banned from cycling starting March 1, and the UCI will be looking out for it. Read the full article at UCI to start testing for painkiller tramadol at Paris-Nice on VeloNews.com.

2019-01-22 14:31

Video: Italian madcap bike stunt collective Dafne Fixed – the bloopers reel

Their videos have gained a cult following - but it didn't always go perfectly first time round

2019-01-22 14:30

DealClincher: 50% off dhb Aeron Body Map SS Baselayer

This thermal baselayer is soft, warm and breathable.

2019-01-22 14:07

Riders shoot down aging Andrea Tafi’s Roubaix plan

The 52-year-old is searching for a team that will sign him so he can race Paris-Roubaix in April. Read the full article at Riders shoot down aging Andrea Tafi’s Roubaix plan on VeloNews.com.

2019-01-22 13:54

2019 Liege-Bastogne-Liege features city centre finale and return of Stockeu

The 2019 edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège will see some old faces return with the race set to finish in the centre of Liege for the first time in almost three decades, while the triptych of the Côt

2019-01-22 13:36

Zwift launches first e-racing league for pro riders featuring Cofidis, Team Wiggins and Canyon – SRAM

The latest evolution of e-sport is here Zwift is launching the first ever race league for pro cyclists (Picture: Zwift)The indoor cycling revolution is entering its latest phase as Zwift launches th

2019-01-22 13:30

The best mountain bike handlebars 2019

Our favourites, bar noneWe think a set of bars are a cheap upgrade that will last you for ages, so we've compiled our list of the best mountain bike handlebars for you here.

2019-01-22 13:13

First look: Heroïn Bikes, designed specifically for the Haute Route

These high-end boutique beauties from the new French brand Heroïn were designed specifically to cope with the demands of the Haute Route, and described as "versatile climbing" bikes

2019-01-22 13:10

Contador: I think Froome can win the Tour and Bernal the Giro

Alberto Contador has tipped Chris Froome to win a fifth Tour de France and Egan Bernal to land the Giro d’Italia, but has warned Vincenzo Nibali and Tom Dumoulin about the fatigue of the Giro-Tour

2019-01-22 12:47

Flat finish for Liege-Bastogne-Liege could play to Sagan's chances

2019-01-22 12:32

Near Miss of the Day 240: Traffic calming gone wrong?

Our regular series featuring close pases from around the country - today it's West Yorkshire

2019-01-22 12:26

Details of the new Orange 329

The fastest Orange yet?After much development Orange bikes have today announced the introduction of the Orange 329, their first 29inch wheeled downhill bike.

2019-01-22 12:17

Retired Alberto Contador missing competition, but relieved to no longer be ‘slave to dieting’

The Spaniard says Sky's Chris Froome and Egan Bernal can both win Grand Tours in 2019Alberto Contador at the Tour de France 2019 route presentation (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)The Spania

2019-01-22 11:42

Vuelta a España runner-up Enric Mas shares picture of his impressive leg veins

The Spaniard says he is working to have ‘the same legs as last year’Enric Mas has shared a picture of his ultra-veiny legs (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)Young Spanish revelation Enric Mas has shared a pic

2019-01-22 11:35

DealClincher: 26% off De Rosa King XS Ultegra

This carbon beauty is down to £3499.99

2019-01-22 11:19

Zwift launches esports pro cycling league – Sir Bradley Wiggins to attend first round in London tomorrow

KISS Super League will see pro riders from round the world go head to head in virtual races

2019-01-22 11:17

UK bicycle exports at record high worth £72m to economy

Joe Robinson 22 Jan 2019 Findings show huge increase in bicycle exports with biggest growth in Asia British bike exports were at a record high in 2018, accoun

2019-01-22 11:05

Cycling survival: road.cc's tips for riding on ice and snow

Our regular winter feature on how to ride your bike through a wintery wonderland without falling off

2019-01-22 11:04

Science in Sport Go Electrolyte powder review

Pete Muir Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:15 High quality energy drink that’s tasty and easy to digest 4.0 / 5

2019-01-22 11:00

Scicon bike bag designed to accommodate modern lonnnnng bikes

Fits a wheelbase of up to 1250mm and tyres up to 29 x 3.5inScicon has launched its new AeroComfort MTB bike bag this week and it fits a wheelbase of up to 1250mm and tyres up to 29in x 3.5in.

2019-01-22 10:57

Rollers vs turbo trainers: which is better?

We seek to answer the greatest question known to cycling kind... I recently concluded that I’m allergic to turbo trainers. The discovery of my unfortunate affliction occurred after several angst

2019-01-22 10:57

Can mountain biking support good mental health?

“You don’t think it’s therapy - but it really is"Six weeks of mountain biking prescribed as part of a therapeutic recovery programme for people currently experiencing mental ill health.

2019-01-22 10:40

Swiss national team receives Tour de Suisse wildcard

The Swiss national team has been awarded a wildcard invitation to the 2019 Tour de Suisse thanks to a rule change approved by the UCI at last year’s World Championships in Innsbruck. The national

2019-01-22 10:37

Spanish team Burgos – BH given wildcard spot for Volta a Catalunya amid doping suspension

The whole team has been suspended after a string of doping offences Burgos-BH at the 2018 Volta a Catalunya (Photo by Xavier Bonilla/NurPhoto via Getty Images)Spanish team Burgos – BH has been hand

2019-01-22 10:06

Help compile list of Lakeland trails now unusable for all users after Fix The Fells repairs

The Horse Access Campaign aren't happy with the repairs eitherThe ongoing controversy over work carried out on Lake District paths by Fix The Fells. Horse riders are compiling a list a problem spots.

2019-01-22 09:45

Just Riding Along Lark Light Road wheelset with CX-Ray spokes

Excellent performance and weight from a well-built, classic looking wheelset 9/10

2019-01-22 09:45

DealClincher: Up to 25% off Castelli Nano Flex 2 Bibtights

Facebook Twitter These brilliant tights fend off the rain and breath really well.

2019-01-22 09:00

Chris Froome to arrive a week before Colombia 2.1 stage race

Chris Froome and Team Sky are set to arrive in eastern Antioquia region of Colombia on Sunday to prepare for their season debut at the Colombia 2.1 stage race which will be held from February 12-17.

2019-01-22 08:12

Vincenzo Nibali sets Classics aside as he makes Giro d’Italia primary target for 2019

Italian will probably not defend his Milan-San Remo title and ruled out a return to the Tour of Flanders as he plans a Giro/Tour doubleVincenzo Nibali and eventual race winner Niki Terpstra during the

2019-01-22 08:00

Review: Magura's Updated Vyron Wireless Electronic Dropper Post

The Vyron responds and returns quicker than ever, but is going wireless worth the price?( Photos: 5, Comments: 7 )

2019-01-22 08:00

Michelin Return to World Cup Downhill with MS Mondraker

MacDonald, Greenland and Jones to run Michelin rubber in 2019( Comments: 6 )

2019-01-22 08:00

Video: Meeting the Stars of the Pump Track World Championships Part 1 - Loron and Ducat

A King of Crankworx meets a Scottish BMX rider

2019-01-22 08:00

Video: Ibis Re-signs Robin Wallner & Heads into 2019 EWS

Robin Wallner, Lewis Buchanan and Bex Baraona head into the 2019 season with Ibis( Photos: 7 )

2019-01-22 08:00

Video: Cam Zink's New Scree Slope Edit

Is the off season recovery going to make a YouTube star out of Cam?

2019-01-22 08:00

Bike Check: Joe Nation's Pole Stamina

A closer look at Joe Nation's new EWS race weapon, the Pole Stamina.( Photos: 12, Comments: 16 )

2019-01-22 08:00

Intense Restructures With a New Management Team, Commitment to Racing Development

Four years of soul-searching boosted Intense’s market share and ushered in their Rider Direct sales program, but at what cost?( Photos: 6 )

2019-01-22 08:00

Podcast: Tahnée & Kaos' Dad Talks About Bringing up Fast Kids, Running FMD Racing & More

Find out what being the father of two of the fastest and most stylish riders on the circuit is really like in this interview with Tony Seagrave.( Photos: 1, Comments: 1 )

2019-01-22 07:30

Live blog: Britain’s favourite bike colour revealed… (no, this is the second favourite)

All the news from the site and beyond this black Tuesday

2019-01-22 00:35

Phil Anderson, yellow jerseys, and an ’82 Peugeot

Phil Anderson is an icon of Australian cycling. His successes paved the way for several waves of Australian talent since he retired in 1994. His career peaked in the 1980s, in which years he became th