Simon Richardson

Simon Richardson

Deputy editor of Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport magazines. Life long cyclist who has raced and ridden all over Europe. Journalist since 2001 when I joined the magazines, have since covered multiple Tours, Giros and classics. Veteran reporter of track world championships as well as Beijing and London Olympics. And definitely not as good a rider as I'd like to be.

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Cycling in the rain

Cycling in the rain: How to survive it

You can't beat the rain but there's a lot you can do to make riding in it less demoralising. Here are 11 tips for riding through a very wet British

Rapha city range

Rapha’s city range takes on high street brands

Cycling is fashionable. You can’t move in east London without first looking left and right for a rider in rolled up skinny jeans, Wayfarer sunglasses and Marcel Kittel style haircut.…

Geoghegan Hart crash

Geoghegan Hart’s final corner crash in Brighton

A fan at the Tour of Britain captured Tao Geoghegan Hart’s dramatic crash in to the barriers in Brighton yesterday. Geoghegan Hart had sprinted to the front of the yellow…

Shimano Chain breaker

11 things you need to maintain your bike

Anyone can learn the basics of maintaining a bike. The simplest thing is to keep it clean – doing this can extend the life of parts like the chain, cassette…

Omnium points race, European Track Championships 2010, day two

2015 Track World Championships head to Paris

The track world championships return to France next February for the first time in nine years. The new velodrome in Saint Quentin en Yvelines in south west Paris will host…