Bike news and reviews

Thick as Thieves - Man who stole £2.5k e-bike phones owner for help in recharging it

Bike was stolen in Hackney from Ben Jaconelli - who happens to be GoCycle's authorised dealer for East London [more...]    2

Team Sky announces Giro line-up, GB's Swift & Kennaugh join Ireland's Deignan for Belfast start

Attacking team announced for three-week race with four Grand Tour winners led by Edvald Boasson Hagen [more...]    3

Mark Cavendish says aero bikes and helmets have reduced his edge over rivals

British champion working on building strength in gym as preparations continue for Tour de France [more...]    24

Tour de France Grand Depart hosts slammed for "outrageous" team presentation ticket prices

Fans hit out at £45-85 cost of traditionally free event; race director Prudhomme sees Leeds show as "template" for the future [more...]    50

Eric Pickles turns down Cambridge councillors' car vs bike challenge

Minister accuses councillors of misrepresenting him on "anti-car dogma" and cycling "elite" comments made last year [more...]    22

Frog Bikes to launch three kids’ road bikes

New models are aimed at children aged 6-14 [more...]    7

Scottish Road Share campaign steers presumed liability law towards Parliament

Road safety group look to introduce European-style strict liability legislation to Scottish civil law [more...]    28

Michael Rogers cleared in clenbuterol case, as is Jonathan Breyne, young Belgian who attempted suicide

UCI confirms Rogers free to race, Breyne tells media he's in clear, as explanations of tainted food in China accepted [more...]    23

Endura release new Xtract jacket and FS260-Pro SL shorts

New body-specific shorts launched along with a lightweight packable waterproof jacket [more...]    3

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...]    

Can you pull off the pro cyclist look? Want to be on Emmerdale? Now's your chance...

ITV's Yorkshire-set soap looking for cycling extras for Tour de France-themed episodes [more...]    20

Boris bikes fuel rising prices in London rental market, says lettings agency

Research shows soaring demand - and rents - in previously unfashionable areas as bike hire puts tube stations within reach [more...]    26

Colombian cyclists refused UK visas for Giro d'Italia Big Start in Northern Ireland

Writer and broadcaster Matt Rendell urges British fans to email embassy in Bogota [more...]    24

Canal & River Trust wants your views on sharing towpaths

Consultation on proposed Towpath Code will close on Friday, May 2 [more...]    36

Video: Houston cyclist uses flagpole to enforce often-ignored passing law

Want drivers to give you three feet? Here's how to remind them [more...]    24

Verve Cycling to launch InfoCrank power meter

Australian crank-based power meter will be available within weeks [more...]    6

Haribo Beacon says prompt first aid saved rider Levi Moody’s life after cardiac arrest

18-year-old from Halifax given CPR by team staff and race medics, now stable in hospital [more...]    8

Liverpool students target human powered vehicle world record

University engineers hope Arion 1 Velocipede will hit 90mph [more...]    17

K-Edge launch XL Mount for Garmin’s Edge 1000 computer

New bigger stronger alternative mount for the new Garmin Edge 1000 computer added to range [more...]    8

Johan Bruyneel banned for 10 years, former USPS manager 'at apex' of team's doping 'conspiracy'

Bans of 8 years for team doctor Pedro Celaya and trainer Jose 'Pepe' Martí [more...]    20

Video: TfL apologises to cyclist after bus driver calls him a “knob” following close pass

Insult thrown shortly after driver had cut in on cyclist – who caught incident on film - on Croydon High Street [more...]    52

Want to watch Tour de France tackle Yorkshire's hills? Get there at least a day early, says Grand Départ boss

With 1 million+ fans expected on each stage, Sir Rodney Walker says to start planning ahead now [more...]    22

Cyclist who was first British casualty of WWI 'may have been killed by friendly fire' (+ video)

Private John Parr was aged around 15 at time of death; cyclists killed in war to be remembered at Meriden next month [more...]    2

Women's Tour brings in Friends Life as sponsor, puts race manual online for fans

All the information you need to know about the race - plus, 4 days of events in Oundle before the start on 7 May [more...]    

WorldTour bike: Peter Sagan's Cannondale Synapse for the Spring Classics

A look around Peter Sagan's 2014 Tour of Flanders Cannondale Synapse [more...]    

Emma Pooley says it's 'nuts' she gets more prize money from triathlon 'hobby' than pro cycling

Olympic medallist and ex-world champion is combining major bike races with triathlons this year [more...]    50

200 fined by police in Cambridge clampdown on law-breaking cyclists and drivers

Fines issued to cyclists include 50 for riding wrong way up one-way street [more...]    27

Newport Nocturne secures go-ahead from British Cycling to run this year

Nocturne now needs to raise £23,000 and a full complement of women riders to run in August [more...]    1