UK Cycling

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 20.09.2016 | 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...

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...