Bradley Wiggins stirs pot with warning of leadership combat in Team Sky

Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has cautioned a leadership combat may emerge between Team Sky colleagues Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas The Tour de France arrived at the foot of the Alps after the long transfer from Roubaix yet continued dishing the clay, on and off the road. As Chris Froome and Geraint […]

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Chinese dispose hundreds of cycles-for-hire in giant heaps

It was hoped bike-hire schemes would cut pollution and congestion but it seems some users merely want to ride and dump It has been billed as a hi-tech bike-sharing boom that entrepreneurs hope will construct them rich while simultaneously transforming Chinas traffic-clogged cities. But, occasionally, dreamings can turn sour. In the southern Chinese city of […]

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Females could cycle the Tour de France route, so why give them La Course?

Annemiek Van Vleuten was a worthy winner of the two-day race but women cyclists deserve more than a shortened mountain stage and a novelty pursuit Anyone who watched Annemiek van Vleutens sickening, bone-crunching crash as she was heading for gold in the womens road race at the Olympics last summer will have been roaring her […]

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Cyclist Charlie Alliston jailed for 18 months over death of pedestrian

Alliston incarcerated over death of Kim Briggs, who sustained catastrophic head injuries in east London collision last year A former cycle messenger who knocked over and killed a woman in east London while cycling on a motorcycle without front brakes has been to imprisonment for 18 months. Charlie Alliston, 20, was told by the magistrate […]

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Netherlands considers banning employ of telephones on bikes

Dutch government said in 2014 that smartphones played a role in one in five motorcycle accidents involving young cyclists Do not text and ride. Thats the message from the Dutch government, which is considering banning the countrys millions of cyclists from use their mobile phones while on two wheels. Young people cycling while employing their […]

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