Cycling Lifestyle News


Sir Bradley Wiggins injured in The Jump training but will continue with show

Britain’s most decorated Olympian posted on Instagram that the “show must go on” while being bandaged up in Austria. (BBC)

WeWatt exercise bikes for charging phones installed at Brisbane Airport

The airport is not the first place in the world to install such a system with similar set-ups at Brussels Airport and various train stations throughout Belgium, France and the Netherlands. (

The School Kids Who Built Us A Race Bike – Part One

Adams’ Grammar School in Shropshire, UK offers one class in particular that’s a little bit different. Teacher Andrew Jones has built a programme – from the ground up – in which his students design and build an entire frame, from scratch. (Bike Radar)


Behind the lens: The business of cycling photography

Editor’s note: This article was published in the November/December issue of VeloNews, prior to the announcement of Graham Watson’s retirement. (Velo News)

How an Amateur Cyclist Doped His Way Into the Core Russia’s Doping Scandal

A new documentary called Icarus, recently optioned exclusively by Netflix, delves into one of the largest-scale doping scandals in the history of sports—all thanks to an amateur cyclist who doped himself for science. (Bicycling Magazine)

Netflix pays $5 Million for film at Sundance (Variety)

Sir Bradley Wiggins to star in “epic” Skoda TV ad that debuts this weekend

90-second spot will premiere during England’s Six Nations opener against France on Saturday (

World-renowned cycling photographer Graham Watson announces retirement

After four decades of capturing some of the most memorable images from the world of professional cycling, Graham Watson has retired. (Cycling Weekly)

Watch: Australian rider has lucky escape as kangaroo jumps over his head

An Australian rider has had a narrow escape after a kangaroo came out of the bush at the side of the road and jumped over his head, forcing him to duck. (Cycling Weekly)

Video: Marshawn Lynch goes Beast mode for Skittles in Scotland on Fat Ripper

Ok, so this is a blatant ad for Skittles and the Super Bowl, but you can’t help but crack a smile as Marshawn Lynch takes to the streets of Houston on a Fat Ripper. Houston, Scotland that is. (Bike Rumor)

Watch: Rider forced to cling to side of bridge above 30ft ravine after finish line crash

A rider in California had a narrow escape after a finish line crash saw him clinging to the side of a 30ft ravine as he bike plunged to the valley floor. (Cycling Weekly)

West Midlands Police: Quality of close pass video footage means motorists don’t challenge it

West Midlands Police say that helmet- and dash-cam footage provided by road users is now of such high quality that motorists accused of dangerous close passes are tending to admit their offences without question. (

Uber driver ‘knocks out disabled cyclist’ in Central London

Hand-cycle rider allegedly hit the car in frustration when it pinned him against a parked vehicle. (

Cycling Maven: TOUR DOWN UNDER // Carpark Racing!

Inside look at Carpark Racing at the Tour Down Under – Cycling Maven Vlog #310

Manchester Velodrome becomes HSBC UK National Cycling Centre

Change comes one day after BC hires ‘reputation risk consultants’ (

Any cyclist anywhere in London could be a cop – Met Police to trial ‘gold standard’ of close pass operations

The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Task Force has the green light from bosses to come up with its own close pass operation. (

Gallery: Italy turns pink in 100-day countdown to 100th Giro d’Italia

From the Coppi monument on the Stelvio to Branca Tower in Milan, it’s one big light show. (

James May: “Most cyclists are just people riding bikes. And they’re a bit hopeless.”

A cycling epiphany from the Grand Tour presenter. (Bike Radar)

Detroit approves plan for $4m sports complex with velodrome

Detroit plans to open an indoor velodrome and sports complex in late 2017. (Velo News)

Montana bill banning cyclists from ordinary two-lane roads to be rewritten

Legislator who proposed it surprised that it would have covered ‘way more’ roads than he anticipated. (

Video: Shocking footage as coach punches and kicks young rider

Incident reportedly happened at a race in Egypt; film uploaded to Facebook on Sunday. (

Watch: Motorcyclist riding in cycle lane falls off while trying to intimidate cyclist 

A motorcyclist in California suffered a nasty crash as he lost control of his bike while riding in a cycle lane and trying to intimidate cyclists in front. (Cycling Weekly)