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18 things that cyclists hate Here are 18 things that we reckon every cyclist hates. Do you agree? 1 Clicking down a gear, only to find out you're already in the lowest gear: That's bad. Really bad. 2 Thinking you're at the top of the hill, then discovering you aren't: What, there's more?

MyCyclingWeekend with Decathlon - What a view Decathlon will be back on Friday for another brilliant #MyCyclingWeekend but before you go, check out some of the best entries from the weekend. Oh, and don't forget to give @DecathlonUK_Cycling a follow on Instagram!

Warwickshire aims to boost cycle tourism - but campaigners want infrastructure Warwickshire hopes that staging high-profile cycling events will boost cycle tourism in the county - but local campaigners say money would be better spent on safer cycling routes.

10 steps to doing the off-season like a cyclist The dust has settled on the racing season - the rainbow stripes have been re-administered and even most of the pros have packed their bikes up for the annual cobweb gathering competition that is the off-season. Amateur cyclists, to a certain extent, are no different - though perhaps a little less informed and not quite as fit.

Mathieu van der Poel could delay start of cyclocross season ahead of busy 2020 Mathieu van der Poel could delay the start of his cyclocross season as his team are wary of stacking his calendar with a marathon 2020 season ahead. The Corendon-Circus rider told Belgian media "nothing has been decided yet, I will certainly not get into action earlier than October 22".

Hunt 30 Carbon Aero Disc Road Wheelset With a 30mm-deep rim, these wheels are versatile for all kinds of road riding - racing, sportives, audax or just getting out with mates on a group ride. > Buy these online here. At just 1,347g they feel light and responsive whatever the terrain, but it's most notable when you are in the hills.

Beginner's guide to cycling clothing - do you really need all that Lycra? Acknowledged by the Telegraph as a leading cycling journalist, John Stevenson has been writing about bikes and cycling for over 30 years since discovering that people were mug enough to pay him for it rather than expecting him to do an honest day's work.

I feel protected in the velodrome’: how track cycling helped ease my anxiety Whizzing around on a bike with no brakes is strangely meditative – and has helped me to rediscover my adventurous, carefree attitude of old.

Live blog: Car-dooring sign - helpful or victim-blaming? Wiggins says he doesn't want his son to be a pro cyclist; Nicholas Roche says Christmas pud b Live blog: Wiggo doesn't want son to be pro cyclist.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday! - PezCycling News The 2019 road season is grinding to an end with Il Lombardia, Paris-Tours, Memorial Rik Van Steenbergen, Tacx Pro Classic and the Gran Piemonte, we have all the news and views. Not to worry, the Tour Down Under is up soon. Laurens ten Dam retires - Top Story.

Tech of the week: New product from Rapha whilst Wahoo builds with another acquisition A round-up of all the product news and reviews from the last week.

Giant Contend AR 1 2020 review: Fresh and affordable all-road If the lines between road and gravel bikes were already blurry, then the way things are trending is likely to confuse you even further. All-road bikes are relatively new and aim to do everything a good endurance-style road bike does, albeit with a pinch of additional versatility.

Live blog: Sir Bradley Wiggins has said that he does not want his son Ben - now aged 14 - to become a pro cyclist, despite the teenager recently coming within a whisker of winning the North West Youth and Junior Tour in August.

9 of the best cycling gilets - a year-round wardrobe essential Welcome to the latest edition of road.cc's buyer's guide to gilets, sleeveless jackets and vests - whatever you prefer to call outer layers that cover just your torso.

Nearly 10,000 cyclists in Netherlands fined after mobile phone ban - in four months Nearly 10,000 cyclists in the Netherlands have been fined for using a handheld mobile phone while riding a bike since a change in the law earlier this year, according to figures released by the country's justice ministry.

Investigation: What would it take to beat a pro? On this front, Callum's lactate threshold, at 250W, is one 'stage' higher than mine, giving him an estimated sustained power of 293W and casting my 262W into the shade. But never mind my shattered dreams, what would it take for him to hold the wheel of a top-level pro?

Wallays takes Paris-Tours with long-range move Jelle Wallays attacked from distance and made it through a string of climbs and dirt roads to win Paris-Tours, Sunday. The Belgian rode free as chase groups splintered and re-formed, more focussed on attacking each other than bringing back the leader.

Wallays powers to Paris-Tours victory: Daily News Digest Jelle Wallays wins his second career Paris-Tours title after a long solo ride off the front, Primoz Roglic rues tactics of Lombardia rivals but tips cap to Bauke Mollema, Eli Iserbyt and Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado take Superprestige Gieten victories. Those stories and more in today's Daily News Digest.

Jelle Wallays wins Paris-Tours 2019 with strong solo attack With 40km to go, Wallays had a 30 second gap over the rest of the field, with Reto Hollenstein attacking from the peloton and Wallays extending his gap out to 50 seconds. This advantage was only increasing, up to more than 1-20 with 30km remaining as Ag2r La Mondiale led the chase efforts behind.

PARIS-TOURS'19: Wallays the Winner! - PezCycling News Race Report: Jelle Wallays won Paris-Tours with a great solo ride. The Belgian attacked more than forty kilometres from the finish to take the lead from Søren Kragh Andersen, who punctured on an unpaved section. Wallays held his ground to win in Tours for the second time in his career.

Merlin Malt-G1X Apex 1 Gravel Bike Apart from rack and mudguard mounts you also get two sets of bottle bosses, plus the G1X has internal cable/hose routing for the front half of the frame before it exits near the bottom bracket and then runs along the outside of the frame.

Alvarado, Iserbyt win opening round of Superprestige in Gieten The first round of the Telenet Superprestige series started Sunday in Gieten, Netherlands. The course didn't feature a lot of obstacles but included a lot of sand sections, and after heavy overnight rain, anything that wasn't grass was wet, boggy mud.

Police appeal after Norfolk cyclist injured in double hit-and-run Police ​in Norfolk have launched an appeal after a cyclist was hospitalised following a double hit-and-run near North Walsham. Harry Rivett, aged 21, was on his way home from a night out with friends in North Walsham when the incident happened as he rode home to Sloley, reports northnorfolknews.co.uk.

11 great bike brands that are still made in the UK from Hope to Brompton Though choices for British-made bicycles and components are limited, we've highlights 11 brands that are bucking the trend to outsource all manufacturing and building bikes and components right here in the UK.

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