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CW5000 October Challenges
With just three months to go to the end of the year there are still lots of miles to be ridden, but the nights are drawing in again and our riding time is becoming ever more precious. We also have to think more about our kit before heading out as the long, warm sunny days […]
Amstel Gold Race 2020 cancelled 
Mathieu van der Poel on the podium of the 2019 Amstel Gold Race (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
Amstel Gold Race 2020 has been cancelled because of the coronavirus situation in the Netherlands.  
Marc Hirschi sprints to win at Flèche Wallone 2020 despite courageous solo effort from Mauri Vansevenant
Marc Hirschi takes his second career win in Flèche Wallonne 2020 (Photo by Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)
Marc Hirschi followed up on his outstanding Tour de France with a huge one-day victory in the 2020 Flèche Wallone.
Doctor at centre of Operation Aderlass scandal admits to doping athletes
Mark Schmidt (centre) in court in Munich (Photo by PETER KNEFFEL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
The doctor at the centre of the Operation Aderlass  scandal has admitted doping athletes during his ongoing trial. 
Anna van der Breggen makes it six from six with La Flèche Wallonne 2020 victory
Anna van der Breggen wins the 2020 Flèche Wallonne (Photo by KRISTOF VAN ACCOM/BELGA/AFP via Getty Images)
Newly crowned world champion led from the bottom of the Mur de Huy after a commanding Boels-Dolmans performance
Second stage of BinckBank Tour has been cancelled 
Mathieu van der Poel at the 2020 BinckBank Tour (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
The organisers of the BinckBank Tour have been forced to cancel the second stage and rethink the rest of the race. 
Giro d’Italia 2020: Here is the strong Ineos Grenadiers team to support Geraint Thomas 
Geraint Thomas at the 2020 Tirreno-Adriatico (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
Ineos Grenadiers have confirmed the strong team that will support Geraint Thomas in his pursuit of the Giro d’Italia 2020 title. 
La Flèche Wallonne 2020: all you need to know
La Fleche WallonnePeloton at Mur de Huy in 2018. Photo : Yuzuru Sunada
All the details of La Flèche Wallonne and La Flèche Wallonne Femmes, taking place on Wednesday April 24 in 2019
Giro d’Italia 2020 start list: Line-ups for the 103rd edition
Richard Carapaz was the star of a less-than-inspiring Giro (Photo Getty Images/Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2019)
The 2020 Giro d'Italia start list will include riders from 19 UCI WorldTour teams, plus three Italian wildcard teams
UCI blames organiser for Giro Rosa being relegated from Women's WorldTour
Anna van der Breggen at the 2020 Giro Rosa (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
The UCI says it has repeatedly asked Giro Rosa organisers to remedy "various shortcomings"
CCC Team sells WorldTour licence to Circus-Wanty Gobert 
CCC Team has agreed to sell their WorldTour licence (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
CCC Team have agreed to sell their WorldTour licence to Belgian ProTeam Circus-Wanty Gobert.
Jasper Philipsen denies Pascal Ackermann after huge crash at close of BinckBank Tour 2020 stage one
Jasper Philipsen wins stage one of the BinckBank Tour 2020 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
Jasper Philipsen utilised a perfectly timed sprint to deny Pascal Ackermann right at the last on stage one of the BinckBank Tour 2020.
How to watch the Giro d’Italia 2020: Live stream the Italian Grand Tour 
How to watch the 2020 Giro d'Italia (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
The Giro d’Italia promises to be an unpredictable three weeks of racing among some serious talent - here’s all the ways you can live stream the 2020 edition.
‘We’re up against a world-class time triallist in Geraint Thomas’: Mitchelton-Scott announce squad supporting Simon Yates in Giro d’Italia 2020
Simon Yates in Tirreno-Adriatico (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
Simon Yates has unfinished business heading into the 2020 Giro d’Italia and Mitchelton-Scott have announced their formidable team to support him. 
NTT Pro Cycling left searching for new sponsor as NTT pulls out 
European champion Giacomo Nizzolo (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)
NTT Pro Cycling is facing an uncertain future as headline sponsor NTT has pulled out of the team.
Canyon's Ultimate range receives a spruce up for 2021
Canyon's lightweight climber's machine sees new spec and colours for the upcoming season
BinckBank Tour start list 2020: Mathieu van der Poel, Pascal Ackermann, and Philippe Gilbert among starters
The peloton on stage three of the 2019 BinckBank Tour (Photo by Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)
Start list of riders taking part in the 2020 BinckBank Tour
Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso launch Aurum brand with disc brake Magma
Multiple Grand Tour winners Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso have launched their own bike brand. Called Aurum, they say they’ve been discussing the launch for many years, looking to design the bike of their dreams independent of the teams and sponsors who determined their equipment in their pro racing days. The goal was to build […]
'It's a shame there's so much commotion around Primož' says Wout van Aert after Worlds disappointment
Primož Roglič and Wout van Aert hunt down Julian Alaphilippe on the Imola 2020 finishing circuit (Photo by Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)
Primož Roglič has been accused of not helping his Jumbo-Visma team-mate enough at the end of the Imola 2020 Worlds road race
Who are the bookies' favourites for the Giro d'Italia 2020?
Tirreno-Adriatico 2020 (Getty)
The Italian Grand Tour begins on October 3 with a number of big names set to compete for the maglia rosa

BBC Cycling News

Marc Hirschi & Anna van der Breggen win La Fleche Wallonne
Anna van der Breggen wins La Fleche Wallonne classic for a sixth time, as Marc Hirschi benefits from bizarre crash in men's race.
Giro d'Italia: Geraint Thomas & Ineos set for battle with Simon Yates & Michelton-Scott
Geraint Thomas will be supported by another two British riders as he bids to win his second career Grand Tour at the Giro d'Italia.
Julian Alaphilippe wins Road World Championships road race
Julian Alaphilippe wins the Road World Championships men's road race in Imola following a breakaway attack.
Road World Championships: Julian Alaphilippe wins thrilling world title
France's Julian Alaphilippe wins the men's road race in thrilling style at the World Championships in Imola, Italy.
Road World Championships: Anna van der Breggen wins women's road race for rare double
Dutchwoman Anna van der Breggen becomes a double world champion by winning the women's road race at the Road World Championships.
Road World Championships: Filippo Ganna takes gold, Geraint Thomas fourth
Filippo Ganna wins gold in the men's time trial as Geraint Thomas finishes fourth at the Road World Championships in Italy.
Tom Pidcock and Richie Porte sign for Ineos Grenadiers for 2021
Young British talent Tom Pidcock and ex-Team Sky rider Richie Porte will ride for Ineos Grenadiers next season.
Geraint Thomas: 'Going through the motions' led to Tour omission
Geraint Thomas admits "going through the motions" early in 2020 amid uncertainty over the racing calendar led to him missing the Tour de France.
Road World Championships: Chloe Dygert has leg surgery after crash
American Chloe Dygert has leg surgery after a crash ended her involvement in the World Championships in Italy.
Road World Championships: Anna van der Breggen wins women's time trial
Anna van der Breggen wins gold in the women's time trial after American favourite Chloe Dygert crashes out at the Road World Championships in Italy.
World Road Championships: Anna Van der Breggen wins world time trial after Chloe Dygert crash
Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen wins the women's elite individual time trial at the World Championships in Imola, Italy.
Road World Championships: Road race is 'perfect' for Lizzie Deignan, says team-mate Lizzy Banks
Britain have a "strong" team for the World Championships road race and the course is "perfect" for Lizzie Deignan, says team-mate Lizzy Banks.
Tour de France: Did Ineos get the Tour badly wrong?
The outcome of a classic Tour de France could not have been predicted by anyone - least of all by the sport's most powerful figures.
Tour de France: Adam Yates shakes off illness to restore British pride
The opening week of the Tour de France shows Britons are still good at cycling and you can reward yourself with a goat after victory - if you make it past the crowds.

Women's Cycling News

Finding Switzerland’s Best Roads: Paradise Found In A Cyclist’s Playground

We go in search of Switzerland's best roads - and are blown away with what we find

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Eastern Unknown: We Discovered A Trail Paradise In Switzerland

Finding new and exciting adventures in Europe's secret biking gem....

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Komoot | Introducing The Winners Of The Outdoor App’s Pioneer Contest

These outdoor enthusiasts have bagged themselves an unforgettable adventure in the Scottish Highlands

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Reviewed: Sportful Women’s Total Comfort Bib Shorts

The bib shorts built for comfort The Sportful Women’s Total Comfort Bib Shorts offer exactly what their name promises, and not at the expense of performance either. Instead Sportful have perfectly combined comfort and performance to maximise the benefits of both. Sportful kit has always fit me well, so much so in fact that they have […]

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Five of the best cycling climbs near Innsbruck

When you think of cycling destinations, the city of Innsbruck might not necessarily be at the top of your list, with it renowned for its winter sports rather than the two wheeled variety.

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Quiver: The Many Bikes of Manon Carpenter

Manon's fleet of Radons

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Racing News: Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling Team To End After 2018 Season

Owner Rochelle Gilmore announces the team will not be signing on for 2019 Rochelle Gilmore, owner of the Wiggle High5 women’s cycling team, has announced that the team will not be registering on for the 2019 season. In a statement released in the YouTube video below, Gilmore explains that while she has had the time […]

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Riding the Stelvio Pass | 5 Tips for Taking on the Iconic Italian Climb

We team up with Polartec to take on one of the world’s most famous climbs Having never ridden the Passo dello Stelvio, I, like many, have looked upon the iconic photos, switchback after switchback, and yearned to give it a go. Naturally therefore, when I was invited to join Polartec and the Contador Fundacion for […]

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Reviewed: Canyon Roadlite WMN CF 8.0

A ride for those who want the speed of a road bike without drop handlebars

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Some Like It Haute: Three Days of Cycling Up the Legendary Stelvio Pass

We head to Italy to take on the iconic 48-switchback Stelvio Pass… Somewhat of a veteran when it comes to the Haute Route’s seven-day events, contributor Lorena Jones was recently invited to check out the Haute Route’s three-day format – on the world famous Stelvio Pass in Northern Italy. Carved into the Italian Alps, the […]

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