Bike news and reviews

UK has almost nine million cyclists, claims report

A fifth ride at least once a week & transport cycling makes up 40% of total [more...]    2

If they come, we'll build it - no priority for segregated cycle lanes until more people cycle, says minister

Robert Goodwill sends "chicken-and-egg letter" in response to cyclist's plea for Continental infrastructure [more...]    3

Tell us what you think of road.cc and you could win a £1,000 bike

… you can choose from Trek, Cube, Giant, Specialized, GT, Wilier, Focus, Felt or Bianchi courtesy of JE James [more...]    5

Just in: Bianchi Sempre Pro

£2,300 Campagnolo Athena-equipped carbon road bike from Italy gets the once-over [more...]    

Drivers don't know cycling road rules, quiz results show

Law firm's quiz reveals cyclists know road rules better than drivers [more...]    17

MP lobbies Reading council over urgently needed repairs to Palmer Park Velodrome

Rob Wilson discovers cracks in track and damaged fencing as he tours facility with cycling clubs who use it [more...]    1

Strava launches cycle clothing range

Strava jersey, bib shorts, gilets, socks and arm warmers now available through US online shop [more...]    8

Ride the Tour de France with Tour de Force charity event, entries now open

Entries now open for Tour de Force charity event and a look at what to expect from the 2015 route [more...]    

Video: Women vs men in ‘Marymoor Crawl’ track race at Revolution Series in Manchester

Field included Laura Trott, Giorgia Bronzini, Ed Clancy and Luke Rowe – but who won? [more...]    3

Hundreds sign road safety petition after death of cyclist in N Wales

Calls for measures to reduce danger at junction where Jane Greaves was killed on Friday [more...]    1

Loch Lomond businesses offered free bike racks so visitors 'don't have to lean expensive cycles against the wall'

Free cycle rack initiative hoped to improve tourism and leisure by scenic Loch Lomond [more...]    3

Pendle councillors vote for Tour of Britain visit at expense of free town-centre Wi-Fi

£100,000 being spent over East Lancashire borough hosting part of stage of next year's race [more...]    4

Video: Manchester cyclist hit by taxi – footage being used as evidence in civil action

“I know wearing a camera is controversial but without it, it would have been my word against the driver’s” [more...]    25

Need to change culture of phone use by drivers says Transport Secretary

Has commissioned a report into the issue which will be out next year [more...]    22

Cars regain priority at Yarm cycle path crossing

Local councillor had said giving cyclists priority would be ‘confusing’ for drivers [more...]    11

Have your say: Manchester plans 37 miles of new cycle routes - but are they good enough?

Seven routes from suburbs into the city planned - but Manchester's record on sensible cycleways criticised [more...]    6

Comedy star threatened with arrest after bringing folding bike into McDonald's

Brian Conley said three officers arrived in a van to take him away after he attempted to bring cycle into fast food restaurant [more...]    33

Specialized 2015: New Tarmac, Roubaix and Venge road bikes

A look at the brand new Tarmac and a lot more disc models in the 2015 range [more...]    4

73 year old driver handed 5 year ban and community service for killing female cyclist in the Highlands

Murdo Morrison 'suffers bouts of grief' since he killed his friend Mary Brook [more...]    13

Get people on bikes to combat obesity says new report

Calls for government to ‘disincentivise’ driving [more...]    23

Video: Critical analysis of proposed cycling provisions on Manchester’s Oxford Road

“Our city is taking you for a ride…” Video offers alternative analysis of proposed Oxford Road changes [more...]    11

Joanna Lumley claims sole responsibility for banning cyclists from Garden Bridge

Bridge will be a privately-managed tourist attraction where groups of eight or more will have to apply for permission to visit [more...]    46

Tech Roundup: Featuring Rapha, Tacx, Brooks, Muc-Off, Xpedo

Plus new products from Carradice, Hiplok, Tour de Force, Velo-Trainer, plus beer and more [more...]    9

10 per cent cycling in Scotland – a target or a vision?

Scottish Government’s long term vision for active travel unveiled but critics demand more immediate action [more...]    10

Bike thieves slice through cycle racks with saw to lift off couple's bikes

Bikes stolen outside couple's home after neighbour saw men with saw - but police never responded to call [more...]    13

Cyclist fined for 'avoiding phone box' on shared use crowd funds his appeal

Kristian Gregory to get his day in court over £50 Fixed Penaly Notice for straying into pedestrian zone [more...]    13

Royal Parks says Jeremy Vine didn’t break speed limit – because it doesn’t apply to cyclists

Riders asked to adhere to 5mph limit for motor vehicles, but don’t necessarily break law if they don’t [more...]    16

Video: Trials rider Ali C stars in new Inspired Bicycles film

Member of Danny MacAskill’s Drop & Roll team breaks off tour for filming in Glasgow [more...]    3

Video: Wiggle launches bikes – and riders – off a mountain to see which flies furthest

Online retailer engages in a spot of bike bungee to compare bikes [more...]