Cycling Weekly

Cycling-in-my-city-Cardiff

Cardiff is a compact city, it is probably about six miles from end to end, it’s not hilly and there are three rivers going through it. The River Taff runs…

Villumsen, van Dijk and Small, Women's time trial, Road World Championships 2013

A lot of things changed after I won the World Championships last year. In the world of cycling, more people recognise me, and even outside of the sport I get…

VC-Jubilee

Whenever you go out around Dorset there are noticeably more people out on a bike. There are lots of country lanes which are reasonably quiet, so there are plenty of…

Marcin-Bialoblocki

Marcin Bialoblocki has a somewhat formidable reputation. His nickname isn’t just a play on his real name; he rides like a machine too. When Bialoblocki hits the front everybody knows…

Mick-Bennett

I got into cycling because of a disease I had on the knees called Osgood-Schlatter. When I was 15 or 16, my legs were completely in plaster and once the…

Riding

Please help. I keep getting ill after a few intense sessions of training. It’s so frustrating. Soon as I think I’m getting fitter and where I want to be, I…

James-McCallum

James McCallum is one of the most experienced pros in the British peloton. A Commonwealth Games bronze medallist in 2006 in the scratch race, and a former national circuit race…

Enigma-Elite-roadbike

Best known for producing titanium frames, and with well over half a dozen in the range, it would be easy to dismiss the lonely steel frame on Enigma’s books. But…

Focus-Izalco-Max-Road-Bike

Soft launched to the team last summer, the Focus Izalco Max is very much an evolution of the old design. It looks set to build upon strengths and reinforce weaknesses…

Merida-Reacto-Evo-Road-Bike

Lampre have ended up with an interesting array of different components represented with Fulcrum wheels (owned by Campagnolo), Shimano Dura-Ace 9070 groupset, Rotor cranks and FSA bar/stem (who through the…

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The Drover Mission off-road event in Wiltshire on Saturday March 15 has been cancelled due to potential routing issues caused by recent flooding in the area. The outlook for local…

Lotto-Belisol--Ridley-Helium-road-bike

Belgian rider Stig Broeckx’s stunning Ridley Helium SL. Nice design but as one reader pointed out, the name on the down tube couldn’t be much harder to read. Obviously a…

GP Plouay women's podium Emma Pooley Marianne Vos Emma Johansson.jpg

I’m a Swede, but I live in Norway and Belgium. There’s not much difference between Norway and Sweden. It’s a bit more expensive in Norway and people make a bit…