Bike news and reviews

Philippe Starck presents novel aluminium-and-cork helmet

French design guru teams up with Giro to break the mould [more...]    1

Video: Six of the best steel road bikes

Are these six of the best 2015 steel road bikes? We think they're right up there [more...]    1

Ben Swift extends contract with Team Sky

Aptly-named Yorkshireman will be with Sky until at least end of 2016 [more...]    

MP calls for “three strikes and you’re out” rule for pavement cyclists

Bike to be impounded if rider doesn’t pay its value as a fine – but has Stewart Jackson done his legal homework? [more...]    26

Rail commuter can't use station’s secure bike parking – although it's half-full

Antony Harvey needs fob for double-decker facility at Bishop's Stortford – but so far has had no success [more...]    9

Strava releases updated app with training goals

Version 4.2 of popular app now available and introduces training goals and auto-pause [more...]    2

Beastie Boy – Graeme Obree’s son aims for his father’s human powered vehicle record

Scottish legend plans to head back to Nevada net year with Beastie Mark II – but he won’t be riding it [more...]    1

Kentucky cyclist repeatedly arrested and jailed – for commuting on the road

Police say that Cherokee Schill endangers herself and other road users… and slows them down [more...]    25

Jens Voigt smashes the Hour record in his final challenge

Hugely popular German sets benchmark for others to follow after rule changes usher in new era [more...]    37

Council admits liability after beastly pothole hospitalises cyclist

David Armstrong hospitalised for a month after near-fatal crash [more...]    13

Halfords launch new own brand 13Bikes range of aero road, cycle-cross and hybrid bikes

There all about aero, performance and comfort (and no, there aren't 13 of them) [more...]    57

London's £4 billion 'Super Sewer' could disrupt east-west segregated cycle route

Massive construction project could see years of diversions for riders, and may also cause delays in its completion [more...]    11

Grab a Garmin-Sharp Cervélo team bike bargain

Garmin-Sharp professional team selling off 2013 and 2014 race bikes on their website [more...]    3

Ask Jens Voigt a question at The Cycle Show 2014 + see his signature Trek Madone

Your chance to ask Jens Voigt a question + get roadcc discount on advance tickets [more...]    

Transport for London unveils new HGV warning stickers

Goodbye 'Stay back', hello 'Take care' [more...]    12

Video: Colombian riders "not ashamed" of That Kit

Outfit designer Angie Rojas says they are curious and amazed at the fuss [more...]    8

Jens Voigt heads to New Forest for charity ride this weekend – and you can join him

Rider aiming for Hour record tonight also appearing at Cycle Show at NEC [more...]    6

Video: Pootler strays into finish of GP Wallonie

Just another minor obstacle for unfazed pros [more...]    

Jens Voigt going for Hour record tonight - and he's revealed the music he'll ride to

Attempt kicks off to Ready to Go and finishes with Final Countdown - with Highway to Hell thrown in on the way [more...]    15

TfL paints over part of Cycle Superhighway CS2 in Stratford less than year after installation

Local cycle campaigners say strip of blue paint was better than nothing in protecting riders [more...]    10

Cyclists dismount? No thanks, says rider who persuaded contractor to change signs

Only gentle prodding needed when you have the rules on your side [more...]    18

Video round-up: Tour of Britain crashes, CS7 near miss & rush hour madness

Plus: Alex Zinardi, Canadian road rage, Japanese wheel building, Cool Presta valve cap tip, mad Rush Hour, dodgy driving and teddy bears [more...]    12

Great Britain line-up for next week's UCI Road World Championships announced

David Millar to act as road captain, medal hopes for Sir Bradley Wiggins in time trial, Lizzie Armitstead in road race [more...]    20

Drivers give cyclists more space on roads without central markings, study finds

20mph speed limit also leads motorists to give bike riders wider berth [more...]    26

Campagnolo launches Bora 35 and 50mm clincher wheels

Bora carbon wheels now available in a clincher version [more...]    14

Video: Good Samaritan cyclist helps driver who is in a fix

Bike rider turns out to be vehicle mechanic and gets motorist back on the road [more...]    18

Scott Bikes launch new Arx Plus helmet with MIPS safety technology + video

Scott's latest helmet manufacturer to utilise Multi-directional Impact Protection System [more...]    3

Video: Policeman stops London pavement cyclist… but it's not the pavement it's a cycle path

Embarrassed officer confesses he didn't realise it was a bike path - though the markings might give it away [more...]    76