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Track rider Victoria Williamson to switch from cycling to bobsleigh

British track rider Victoria Williamson has announced she will switch from cycling to bobsleigh, after completing her first training camp with the GB bobsleigh team. Williamson emerged in 2011 after enrolling in the Olympic Development Programme in 2008, having previously...

Best kids’ bike helmets: A buyer’s guide

Buying a helmet for yourself can be a simple affair; with so much choice you never have to worry about finding something that suits your needs. When it comes to choosing a kids’ helmet, there’s a little less choice –...

Indoor cycling apps compared: which is best for you?

Asked ‘why do you cycle?’ many riders will respond with wistful references to exploring the great outdoors, freedom, adventure – but all of that seems far, far away when you’re sprinkling sweat droplets onto the cold hard marble of...

Patrick Lefevere looks to ahead retirement as Tom Boonen could become his successor at...

The man who has run one of the top teams in cycling over the last decade Patrick Lefevere is looking ahead to his retirement and says Tom Boonen would make a nice replacement. Lefevere, who turns 65 on January 6,...

MPCC urge UCI to improve testing to combat ‘mafia’-esque blood doping

The Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) has written a letter to the UCI with a number of recommendations on how cycling’s governing body can improve their fight against doping. Following a general meeting where the Operation Aderlass doping scandal was discussed...

Total Direct Energie confirm they will decline invite to Giro d’Italia 2020

Total Direct Energie have confirmed they will not take their place at the 2020 Giro d’Italia after race organisers asked the French squad to decline their invite to make room for more Italian teams. The team had won the right...

Rapha launches new turbo-specific clothing range

Rapha has launched a collection of kit designed for the sweaty rigours of indoor cycling.  The new range includes a well ventilated ‘indoor training cap’ (£30) loose fitting sleevless t-shirt (£35), the existing Core Cargo shorts (£95) in their bibless...

Jumbo-Visma say Tom Dumoulin has fully recovered from knee injury

Tom Dumoulin has fully recovered from the knee injury that scuppered his 2019 season, according to his Jumbo-Visma team, who hope the Dutch rider will bring them more Grand Tour success in 2020. His new sports director Merijn Zeeman told De...

‘Doctors don’t know what happened’ as Eddy Merckx continues recovery from fall

Belgian cycling great Eddy Merckx has made his first public appearance since he fell off his bike in October but admits he is still not back to full fitness. The 74-year-old was out on a Sunday ride with friends when...

The pregnant cyclist knocked down by a driver in hit and run has lost...

The pregnant cyclist who was hit by a driver who then fled the scene has lost her baby, police have said. Officers from Leicestershire Police arrested a 40-year-old man over the incident that left the heavily pregnant women in hospital...

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