Cipollini shared footage of their ride together on Instagram in which Van der Poel also speaks to the camera. The Italian wrote under one post: “You leave on your bike and meet Mathieu van der Poel . pic.twitter.com/xUSTGMRr9wJanuary 21, 2023 See more'Little weird semi-circle' bike lane leaves locals perplexed A semi-circle bike lane, around 8ft in size, has left local residents in a Yorkshire town confused and angry about the local council's spending. The bike lane, situated in Halifax, West Yorkshire, was built with funds from a £4.9 million package to better local transport links. Jeremy.. as a cyclist what would you do if you came across this bike lane?
The stand out performer from day three of the Para-cycling Track World Championships had to be Daphne Schrager. This is Schrager’s first Para-cycling Track Worlds, though she was on the foundation programme in 2020 and could have gone to the last one in Canada. At a Para-cycling World Championships each classification races separately but there’s a secret undercurrent of tension for those with a spreadsheet and the newest factoring system. So, Jaco van Gass came 3rd in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games though he put down a world record time. Cundy held off Blaine Hunt but reigning Paralympic champion and Jody’s total nemesis, Alfonso Cabello Llamas (ESP) isn’t here.3 months ago Cycling Weekly
RefreshCARAPAZ BACK IN TRAINING AFTER TONSILLECTOMY OPERATION (Image credit: Chris Milliman) Richard Carapaz is back in training after undergoing a tonsillectomy operation in December. However EF team general manager Jonathan Vaughters insisted Carapaz is "on track" for his main goal, the Tour de France. SURREY COUNCIL AWARDED £863k FOR CYCLING AND WALKING ROUTES (Image credit: Getty Images) Surrey has been handed £863,000 by the government in order to improve its cycling and walking facilities. MAN ACCUSED OF ROBBING MARK CAVENDISH WAS 'LEARNING TO WALK AGAIN' (Image credit: Getty Images) One of the men currently on trial accused of armed robbery at the home of Mark Cavendish was "learning to walk again". Two-men wanted by police in connection with the robbery in November 2021 remain in at large (opens in new tab).24 days ago Cycling Weekly
RefreshStrava responds to price hike criticism Exercise tracking app Strava has responded to criticism of its recent subscription price hikes, announced earlier this month. The company gave its rationale for the price hikes, citing new features, product updates and local market conditions. Retired pro Lieuwe Westra dies, aged 40 (Image credit: Getty) Tributes have been paid to retired Dutch rider Lieuwe Westra, who died aged 40 on Saturday. "Lieuwe Westra had a very hard time in recent months," Sijtsma said. The three women have been released on bail and will appear at a later date before Christies Beach Magistrates court.19 days ago Cycling Weekly
Rapha Winter Overshoes: constructionCosy-toesies (Image credit: Rachel Sokal)The Rapha Winter Overshoes are made from a three-layer fabric, with fleece lining on the inside and a waterproofed layer on the outer. Rapha Winter Overshoes: FitDifferent from most other overshoes the Rapha Winter Overshoes don’t have a zip and so you put them on before your shoes rather than close over them. Rapha Winter Overshoes: The rideDry inside (Image credit: Rachel Sokal)The Rapha Winter Overshoe provided much more warmth than I expected, it’s certainly not a bulky overshoe (weighing 106g for a medium pair). Velcro fastening underneath rather than the standard rear zip (Image credit: Rachel Sokal)Rapha Winter Overshoes: Value and conclusionAs you’d expect from Rapha the Winter Overshoes come in at the top end of prices, setting you back $75 / £55. Rapha Winter Overshoes: Specs3 months ago Cycling Weekly
Ravemen TR30M rear light: lighting spec and brightness(Image credit: Joe Baket)The TR30M has a predictable 30 lumen output, which is more than enough for commuters on street lit roads or some extra visibility on country lanes. Perhaps the best feature of this light, though, is the 360 degree viewing angle which is particularly good for riding in traffic. Ravemen TR30M rear light: mounting and build quality(Image credit: Joe Baket)The versatility of mounting options is a strong point for the TR30M. Ravemen TR30M rear light: value and conclusion(Image credit: Joe Baket)The light market is a tough place to get noticed with so many strong options from the likes of Cateye, Lezyne and many other brands too. That said, for commuters who would value the unrivalled viewing angles, the Ravemen TR30M is still a competitive option.3 months ago Cycling Weekly
According to the Bicycle Mayor Network, the first bicycle mayor was elected in Amsterdam in 2016 and since then 114 more have taken up the role around the world. Santos Tour Down Under protestors arrested in Adelaide (Image credit: Getty Images) Two women in their 60s were arrested in Adelaide on Thursday after gluing themselves to a pile of bicycles in protest against Santos being the major sponsor of the Tour Down Under. Mark Cavendish robbery defendant says he lent incriminating phone out (Image credit: Getty) A man on trial for the robbery of Mark Cavendish said he had lent his phone to a man who has already pleaded guilty to the same offence. "Sesay said the memory on his phone was full and he didn't have a navigation app on his phone," he said. "The reason why he [Sesay] asked to borrow my phone was to get his son - for the navigation system on my phone."23 days ago Cycling Weekly
What Shimano has designed in the RX8R (and its companion the cuff-less RX801) is a gravel race shoe. Shimano RX8R: construction(Image credit: Tyler Boucher)The most notable feature of these “Rally Edition” shoes is the knitted cuff. I’ve slipped on enough coffee-shop floors in road shoes to seriously consider wearing lightweight off-road shoes like these for any application outside of road racing. Adidas makes a gravel specific shoe that also features a cuff which they call the Gravel Cycling Shoe. Shimano RX8R: spec(Image credit: Tyler Boucher)Price: $300Weight: 280 grams per shoe, without cleats (size 41)Colors: Metallic orangeSizes: 38-48 standard, 38-48 wideWebsite: shimano.com1 month ago Cycling Weekly