UK Cycling

Best Friends Fuse Cycling And Yoga In Breathtaking Photos

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A video posted by Y O G O G I R L S (@yogogirls) on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:34pm PST Two flexible friends, Michelle Thomas, 46, and Debby Siegel, 48, ...

Great Britain Is The Rio Olympic Champion Of 'Sitting Down Sports'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

Everyone now knows that Great Britain is having one of its greatest ever Olympics. With 50 medals in the bag and five days to go, Rio is already Team ...

Team GB Fans Are Giving Cycling 'Cheating' Claims The Response They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK

Team GB fans have been swift to respond to cyclists from other nations who have spoken of “questions” over how the Brits have done so well in the ...

Leave.EU Congratulates Team GB's Callum Skinner. Gets Totally Shot Down

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

One of the weirder side effects of Team GB’s phenomenal success at the Rio Olympics has been the flurry of Brexiteers claiming the EU referendum vot...

Mark Cavendish Throws Shade At Bradley Wiggins After Silver Win

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Mark Cavendish added fuel to rumours of a feud with Bradley Wiggins with a comment to BBC reporters after his Olympic silver medal win. The cyclist, w...

Mark Cavendish Bursts Into Live BBC Interview To Ask For Chris Hoy's Interview

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

"Chris, can I have your autograph?!" Sir Chris Hoy interrupted on TV by his biggest fan - Mark Cavendish #Rio2016— Sporti...

Guy 'Mansplains' Cycling To An Olympic Athlete, Twitter Responds Accordingly

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A Twitter user has riled up the masses by taking it upon himself to explain cycling to, wait for it, an Olympic cyclist. Martin Betancourt gave Dutch...

Women's Cycling Road Race Marred By Horrific Annemiek Van Vleuten Crash

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

The Dutch cyclist who crashed horrifically during the Olympic women’s road race has tweeted that she will be “fine” after her bid for gold ended...

'Nasty Crash' Sees Huge Bike Race Halted And Air Ambulances Scrambled

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK

Cyclists taking part in the 100-mile RideLondon event were diverted and delayed by hours after multiple air ambulances were scrambled to deal with an ...

Wheely Good! Spectating And Cycling In The RideLondon Festival

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

Tour de France champion Chris Froome will take part in the 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey event, it has been confirmed. The three-day cycling festi...

Chris Boardman Releases Tribute After His Mum Is Killed In Cycling Accident

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.07.2016 | UK

Chris Boardman’s mother has been killed after being knocked off her bicycle by a car in Connah’s Quay, North Wales on Sunday morning. The Olympic ...

Life Is Like a Bicycle

Diana Moran | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

They love the freedom of cycling, feel fit and tell me their electric bikes are the best thing ever, they can now cycle further without pain. It goes without saying that we all wear safety helmets and reflective jackets, you don't get older without getting wiser! So don't delay "on yer bike" and get those wheels turning!

What to Do When Your Friend's Child Dies

Samir Dawlatly | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Samir Dawlatly

Deprived of the time, due to family and work commitments as well as logistics, to be of practical help to Chris and Jane, Charlotte's mum and dad, we struggled to think of what we could do to support them and their wider families. In the end we decided to do what came naturally; be creative, bossy and try to organise people.

Female Cyclists Face Sexual Harassment In London Every Day, Here Are Their Stories

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Another day, another catcall - that's the reality for many women who cycle around London. From being told we have a "lucky saddle" or being propositio...

Notes on Denmark: People and Practices

Harvey Wilks | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

Eight months after moving to Denmark, I'm now straddling that crepuscule between things being novel and others becoming the norm, so in this lucid moment I wanted to jot down a few observations, about my experience of Denmark and, more importantly, about the people who hail from it - an invitees examination, if you will.

Read This Story and Have the Courage to Back Yourself

Jojo Furnival | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

How things have changed. How was I so sure of myself when I was two, and 28 years later it's the hardest thing in the world for me to 'back myself'? You know, assert my beliefs, my view, to have the courage of my convictions.

You Can Now Do A Spin Class On The Bus To Work

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For those who can't ever seem to find time to exercise, there are now no excuses. London-based fitness studio 1Rebel has merged its spinning studio wi...

Is This Bizarre Creation The Future Of Cycling?

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Tech

This might be the world's healthiest (and strangest) invention we've seen in a long time. It's called a Lopifit and it's the 'world's first' electric ...

Boris Johnson's Final Act As Mayor Sees Him Branded A 'P***k'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

Boris Johnson has revealed he was confronted by a cyclist who called him a "prick" while carrying out his last official act as London mayor. He said ...

Health Benefits Of Walking And Cycling 'Outweigh Risk From Pollution'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The health benefits of active travel outweigh the risks from air pollution, even in cities where air pollution is high, new research suggests. Researc...

Stalled Motorcycle Sets 'New Standard For Mayhem' In Unbelievable Mass Cyclist Crash

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK

Spectators at bike race final in the US witnessed a multiple crash of riders that "may have set a new standard for mayhem." The Red Hook Criterium ...

Tour de Terry

Jane Ashcroft | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK
Jane Ashcroft

When people discuss retirement, there are so many images that come to mind. It's a unique experience, as different as each person. There is no rigid rule book about what makes an enjoyable retirement and I think this is one of the most exciting things about it. The number of people aged 65 and older has increased by 16% in just 10 years which means there are nearly one million more people taking on new adventures.

Let's Make Sure the Wheels Don't Fall Off London's Cycling Revolution

Caroline Russell | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Politics
Caroline Russell

If you're worried about the future of cycling in London, come and talk to me in Camberwell Green from 5.15-5.45 this afternoon, at the Walthamstow Mini Holland from 9-10am on Thursday morning, at the unfinished superhighway in Hounslow at 6pm next Tuesday evening and the Olympic Park in Stratford from 8-9am next Friday.

Don't Be Taken for a Ride by the New Living Wage: Big Firms are Denying it to Cycle Couriers

Cathal Sheerin | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK
Cathal Sheerin

The 1st April sees an increase in the minimum wage, rebranded as the National Living Wage, to £7.20 for those over 25 years of age. But one group of workers - cycle couriers - will be denied this modest boost to their income.

Cyclist Leaps Up After Being Knocked Down By Car, Smashes Its Back Window

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK

A shocking video has emerged showing the moment that a car 'deliberately mows down a cyclist'. The clip shows a black Volkswagen Golf normally driving...