UK Cycling

Cycling: A Very British Revolution

Luke Chandley | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Sport
Luke Chandley

Society and sport have long been linked together, with trends from one area of sport often making the leap into mainstream living and a lot of the time crossing over with fashion and lifestyle into more of a healthy living choice than an on-off interest.

The Importance Of Getting Kids Road Aware From An Early Age

Jacqueline O'Donovan | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Jacqueline O'Donovan

There is a fundamental issue around road safety that all of us - fleet operators, cycling groups and parents alike - have a joint responsibility to tackle together. The more we are proactive and work to engage children in the conversation, the safer everyone - especially the young - will be.

Cycling Protesters Hold Emotional 'Die In' Vigil Following Death Of Student Italian Prince

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Dozens of protesters held a ‘die in’ outside of London’s City Hall last night to campaign for safer roads after an Italian prince was killed whi...

Owen Jones Photographs 'Abuse-Hurling Cabbie' Who Said He 'Loves When Cyclists Die'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK

Owen Jones has claimed a taxi driver almost knocked him off his bike before hurling abusive comments at him. The Guardian columnist posted a string of...

The Value Of Cycling

Luke Chandley | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Sport
Luke Chandley

Across numerous months and years, we've seen an increase in the trend that is health, fitness and nutrition. As we move from a world dominated by fast food chains and sofa-sitters to conscious consumers and sports-doers we're becoming clearly inundated with a shift in the societal notion that it's no longer OK to be ignorant and naive to the health drawbacks of a poor lifestyle.

Poland Has An Amazing Solar Powered Cycle Path That Glows In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Tech

This is cycling of the future - and you saw it first in Poland. The nifty bike lane lights up at night and it’s being tested in Lidzbark Warminski, ...

Gonzo GoPro: Joining the Action In Le Tour

David J Constable | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Sport
David J Constable

'Would you like to ride in the Tour de France?' 'What?' 'The Tour de France. Would you like to ride in it?' 'But don't you have to be like, you kno...

Furious Cyclist Snaps Bike Clean In Two After Race

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK

This is the moment the frustration of a race got the better of one cyclist. Jeremy Santucci was taking part in the Red Hook Criterium in Milan, Italy,...

Dame Sarah Storey: 'My Daughter's Birth Helped Me Reach Peak Form For The Paralympics'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dame Sarah Storey, 38, rode her way into the history books at this year’s 2016 Paralympics. Her impressive performance at Rio earned her three gold ...

Shocking Footage Shows Cyclist Confronted By Angry Pedestrian At Zebra Crossing

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK

Footage has emerged of the moment an angry pedestrian confronted a cyclist who raced across a zebra crossing, nearly colliding with people crossing th...

Sadiq Khan Accused Of 'Demonising' Lorries With Plan To Protect Cyclists

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK

Sadiq Khan is planning to ban thousands of lorries from London’s road to bring down cyclist deaths. The London Mayor said lorries drivers’ limited...

Cyclist And Motorist Rules: Spot The Difference

Salome Verrell | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK
Salome Verrell

There is also no requirement for cyclists to be registered anywhere in the same way that motorists have to register with the DVLA, so there is no way of really knowing if after a collision with a cyclist they really are who they say they are, unlike a motorist whose registration number would provide a lot of details even if they didn't.

'Awful' Government Cycling Safety Advert Accused Of 'Victim Blaming'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK

A government advert aimed at preventing crashes between cyclists and lorries has prompted claims of “victim blaming”, with Radio 2 presenter Jerem...

Cycle To Work Every Day

Daniel Leather | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Sport
Daniel Leather

Wednesday 14 September saw yet another successful Cycle To Work Day in the UK. With unprecedented numbers of Brits ditching their cars and season tickets to ride into work.

Road Rage Cyclist Sparks Nightmare Uber Ride With Frenzied Taxi Attack

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK

A man has revealed how his commute into work turned into a nightmare taxi ride, after his driver was hospitalised in a road rage fight with a cyclist....

How To Cycle In Style - Purpose Built Fashion For Cyclists (With No Lycra In Sight)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Style

Cycling has never been a fashion friendly endeavour - it often leaves you covered in sweat, with helmet hair and wearing questionably tight clothes. Y...

Getting Back On The Bike For The Prince's Trust

Matt Barbet | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK
Matt Barbet

I left the scene in an ambulance. I told my wife and boss I was going to hospital to get checked over. In fact, I had badly broken my elbow. It had effectively come off, and needed a three-hour operation that same day to be reattached. As you can see in the x-ray, I now possess a decent amount of stainless steel wiring in my right arm...

What We Can Learn From The Olympic Cycling Team

Sarah Newton | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Sport
Sarah Newton

For three Olympic cycles now, Team Great Britain have delivered and continue to dominate and their mindset fascinates me. Yes, the sport is well funded, yes they have the best coaches, etc., but what these cyclists really have is a mindset edge over their competitors that we could all do with a bit more of.

Woman Arrested After Jeremy Vine Shares Terrifying Cycling Road Rage Video

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

A 22-year-old woman has been arrested after Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine posted a helmet cam video showing a frightening altercation he had with a dr...

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...