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Seven days in cycling: Your weekly catch up service of the week's big news stories on road.cc

This week's slice of cycling life features one of the most phenomenal rides Strava has ever seen, some bad behaviour in the New Forest, Lance Armstrong getting down and dirty with an inner tube and much more... [more...]    

£2 million from Local Sustainable Transport Fund for nine projects across England

Schemes in Tyne & Wear and West Yorkshire take three quarters of the money between them [more...]    5

Beryl Burton stage play is ‘the recognition Mum deserves’ says cyclist daughter

Yorkshire Festival will run alongside Tour de Yorkshire providing cultural entertainment [more...]    1

Northern Ireland’s first television cycle safety advert to run until after the Giro

Cyclists in NI are 23 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured than car users [more...]    10

Video: Madison-Genesis at the Tour of the Reservoir

Follow the boys on steel as Alex Peters and Peter Hawkins take a 1-2 in Northumberland [more...]    

Charity cyclists vow to complete Rome to Paris ride after all their kit is stolen

Support van, race bikes, passports and money nicked just hours before the ride was due to start [more...]    

Mind your language! Volunteers told to tone down terms of affection when Tour de France visits

Tour Makers' training says avoid confusion by not using words such as "darling," love," or "mate" [more...]    16

Stephen Roche says his nephew Dan Martin switched from GB to Ireland "because it suited him"

Former Giro and Tour winner also says his brother-in-law, the Garmin-Sharp rider's father, has "a chip on his shoulder" [more...]    1

Bike-powered 3D printer turns plastic cups into bike parts

Bringing recycling and technology to the masses via cycling [more...]    1

Police safety warning to cyclists tackling Yorkshire Tour de France routes, new app highlights hazards (+ video)

Ride within your limits, say North Yorkshire Police - safety drive follows serious incident earlier this month [more...]    12

Video: Follow Omega Pharma-Quick Step as Niki Terpstra wins Paris-Roubaix

How team saw the race on the day Dutch rider attacked to claim his place in cycling history [more...]    1

Help shape the future of road cycling tyres with a quick R&D survey for Mavic

Tell Mavic what you're really looking for in your performance tyres [more...]    3

Just In : Koga Beach Racer

Sand specific bike from the Netherlands that might not be just for the beach, for shore [more...]    4

Texas truck drivers arrested for killing cyclist and trying to dump his body in a ditch

Keen cyclist was catapulted into the back of a pickup truck by collision; police find drivers disposing of body in drainage ditch [more...]    19

Bereaved parents tell government not hesitate in implementing EU lorry law

Mother of Eilidh Cairns says she is 'amazed, distressed and concerned' at government delaying on EU law [more...]    8

Surface 604 launch Element e-fatbike

Trends converge in a 4"-tyred, electric-assist go-anywhere machine [more...]    4

Mark Cavendish to skip Giro d'Italia to focus on Tour de France

British champion won't take to Belfast Big Start, races in California and Switzerland instead [more...]    1

Rapha launch Pantani jersey

Special edition Super Lightweight jersey commemorates 10th anniversary of Il Pirata's death [more...]    10

Got a brilliant idea for a cycling product? Make it a reality and earn money along the way with this Decathlon crowdsourcing site

Win prizes and money fot helping to create innovative new sports products that could be seen next in Decathlon [more...]    

Inquest hears of 40mph head-on crash that killed Junior Heffernan during Severn Bridge Road Race

Accidental death conclusion in case of rider who hit car at speed during descent [more...]    19

Win! A Café du Cycliste clothing bundle worth over £400!

Enter our competition for a chance to get your hands on a selection of great kit from the Cote d'Azur [more...]    

Videos: British Pathé uploads wealth of cycling footage to YouTube - here's six to start with

Cycling films among 85,000 put on video sharing site this week by historic newsreel producer [more...]    3

Don't take bikes on trains for Tour de France, say rail companies

Normal cycle policies will apply on rail network, but even people with reservations could be disappointed [more...]    24

US company to launch wearable lactate threshold sensor + video

Gamechanging BSX Insight sensor achieves Kickstarter target and is scheduled for release later in the year [more...]    9

David Millar's custom shoes

Garmin-Sharp rider's eighth pair of custom-designed Fiziks is now up for auction. Here are all of them so far... [more...]    

Video: Pathe News coverage of first National Bike Week in 1923

Black white footage from a different era [more...]    4

Cycle-friendly improvements to Bristol railway bridge forecast to annoy drivers

£308,000 changes to railway bridge pinch-point ahead of council's summer cycle strategy announcement - local paper prophecies doom [more...]    14

London vs Europe in row over cycling on high-pollution days

Environment Commissioner says Londoners riding to work may be doing more harm than good to themselves [more...]    22