A commissaire weighs a bike at the Vuelta a Espana (Photo: Watson)

UCI considering scrapping 6.8kg bike weight limit

With bike technology getting more and more advanced, the UCI is looking at scrapping the 6.8kg limit on minimum bike weight used in races. First introduced in 2000, the minimum…

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Lizzie Armitstead tops the podium, British Road National Championships 2015

Best of British cycling advent calendar: #14

Before she wrapped up the UCI Women’s World Cup and stormed to victory at the World Championships, Lizzie Armitstead reclaimed her British National Championships title in Lincoln. Having lost her…

Katusha kit 2016

Katusha launch major rebrand with new-look kit

Katusha riders will look decidedly different in the peloton next year, as the Russian team unveiled a completely new-look kit and brand for 2016. The team revealed it has swapped…

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Hannah-Barnes,-United-Healthcare

Best of British cycling advent calendar: #12

Hannah Barnes enjoyed a successful start to 2015, winning the Gran Prix San Luis Femenino on 10 January, before taking stages one and two at the Tour Femenino de San…

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Simmonds National Champ TT

Best of British cycling advent calendar: #11

Hayley Simmonds only took up cycling competitively in 2009 and, as she is currently studying for a PhD in experimental chemistry at the University of Cambridge, still has to divide…