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Bikepacking the Iron Curtain: A ride through European history

Join Markus Stitz as he bikepacks through history on the Iron Curtain Gravel Trail.

Tokyo Olympics likely to be cancelled: report

The Japanese government has reportedly decided that the Games can’t go ahead.

Jolien D’hoore will hang up her wheels at the end of 2021

After 15 years in the professional women’s peloton, Jolien D’hoore is reportedly planning to hang…

Cyclocross Diaries: Get comfortable being uncomfortable

The sand of Mol taught Curtis White some valuable lessons.

Alejandro Valverde confirms that he plans to retire at the end of 2021

Alejandro Valverde has confirmed that he plans to retire from racing at the end of…

Specialized S-Works Ares shoe review: A sprinter’s shoe for everyone

A novel strap layout yields an ironclad hold and surprising comfort

Wout van Aert to remain with Jumbo-Visma through 2024

In what could be called the best contract extension announcement of all time team Jumbo-Visma…

Durbridge and Mullens win on stage 1 of the Santos Festival of Cycling

The former national champs came to the fore on day 1 of the four-day race.

Meet the 18-year-old cyclocross sensation who’s taking it to the world’s best

Since swapping football for cyclocross, Fem van Empel has been on an impressive trajectory.

Electronic versus mechanical shifting: The pros and cons

Is electronic shifting worth the extra money? What are the downsides? Here we discuss the…

Factor LS gravel bike review: putting the road in ‘groad’

Factor’s first foray into gravel offers a focus on saving weight, road-bike-like handling and a…

Froome: ‘I don’t feel as if I’m done yet’

As he heads into a new season with a new team, Chris Froome is hopeful…

Sam Bennett, lycra boy

Sam Bennett stars in this fun ad for Dublin’s bike share scheme, courtesy of NOW…

Annemiek van Vleuten hopes to inspire with Movistar in 2021

Annemiek van Vleuten joined her Movistar teammates at the first training camp of the 2021…

Thibaut Pinot confirms that he will race the Giro and not the Tour in 2021

Thibaut Pinot won’t be racing the Tour de France in 2021. The 30-year-old Frenchman confirmed…

Outdoor cycling legend Sean Kelly launches indoor cycling screen mounts on Kickstarter

Former classics star launches IndoorVelo screen mounts, a new screen display mount to hold multiple…

CyclingTips Podcast: Annemiek van Vleuten and a Peloton in the White House

In this week’s CyclingTips podcast, Dane breaks down the news and Abby chats with Annemiek…

Retirement plans, Algarve postponed, Van Aert renews: Daily News Digest

  • Van Aert will ride on with Jumbo-Visma through 2024
  • Valverde confirms his plan to retire at the end of 2021
  • D’hoore reportedly planning retirement at the end of the season
  • Volta ao Algarve postponed
  • Froome to make first start of 2021 at UAE Tour

Cardiac evaluations for Ulissi and Viviani: Daily News Digest

  • Elia Viviani reportedly undergoes procedure for cardiac issue
  • Diego Ulissi optimistic after cardiac tests
  • Grand Tour organizers reportedly request additional wild card invites
  • Red Bull sponsors Justin Williams
  • Emily Batty signs with Canyon

Pinot to race the Giro, neutral service changes at the Tour: Daily News Digest

  • Pinot will race the Giro and not the Tour in 2021
  • Shimano replaces Mavic for neutral service at the Tour
  • Van Vleuten aims to be an inspiration for Movistar teammates
  • Froome: ‘I don’t feel as if I’m done yet’
  • Volta a Catalunya names wild cards for 2021

More teams map out their Grand Tour plans for 2021: Daily News Digest

  • Pogacar set to race the Tour and the Vuelta in 2021
  • Jumbo-Visma reportedly plans to send Roglic, Dumoulin, and Kruijswijk to the Tour
  • Astana maps out 2021 plans
  • Evenepoel likely off the bike for three weeks
  • Shara Marche joins SD Worx as nutritionist

Daily News Digest: Kelderman in hospital with fractured vertebrae

  • Wilco Kelderman in hospital with fractured vertebrae after training incident
  • Wout van Aert, Lucinda Brand win at Zilvermeercross
  • French federation gives pro licenses to top female riders
  • Thibaut Pinot eyeing the Giro d’Italia in 2021
  • Diego Ulissi to undergo heart study

News & Racing

‘I need to improve’: Pogacar will work on time-trialling ahead of his Tour defence

Tadej Pogacar won last year’s Tour de France with an incredible uphill ITT. To defend…

Seven Bora-Hansgrohe riders hit by driver at training camp

Three riders were sent to the hospital for further evaluation, two have confirmed concussions

Daily News Digest: Aderlass doctor given prison sentence

As we close out the week, the headlines include news of a prison sentence for…

Egan Bernal is reportedly considering racing the Giro d’Italia in 2021

Egan Bernal is still working out his 2021 plans, and there’s a chance that this…

Colorado Classic postponed: Daily News Digest

Hello again, CyclingTips readers, A major North American race has been cancelled, while other races…

Mads Pedersen is hungry for more chances to best his biggest rivals (again)

As he looks ahead to the coming season, Pedersen is focused on achieving more one-day…



Latest Tech

Shimano to replace Mavic for neutral service at the Tour De France

Mavic’s iconic yellow vehicles will no longer be at the Tour de France

Ritchey Outback Break-Away review: the zen machine

Ritchey’s new Outback gravel bike is greater than the sum of its parts.

State Bicycle Company Undefeated Road review: Back to aluminum basics

A workhorse budget aluminum road racer in need of more appropriate build options.

Santini switches to compostable bags for all “technical” clothing

Move is expected to remove mountains of difficult-to-recycle plastic

2021 Field Test: Our favourites of the mid-tier road race bikes

A sit down chat about the trends of our 2021 road bike field test, the…

Focus Atlas 6.8 gravel bike review: The bike for getting lost on

What Focus’ first gravel bike lacks in flair, it makes up for with quiet competence…


Video: The long way around

Four friends set off into the woods for what turns out to be anything but…

From The Service Course: Tajikistan – The Not Knowing

Wild, remote, unforgiving. The roads of Tajikistan are known for the ancient silk trade, but…

Colin Strickland’s New Frontiers

In the lateset episode of Wahoo’s Frontiers series, Colin Strickland talks about racing Red Hook,…

Video: “I mean, what is gravel?”

Gravel riding means something different to everyone, and this video does a pretty great job…

Unhurried: The joy of slowing down

Markus Stitz is an Edinburgh-based filmmaker, photographer, writer, and the founder of Bikepacking Scotland. You…

Gravel bikes were not meant to be ridden like this

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you put an enduro rider, decked out…


2021 Cervelo Caledonia Ultegra Di2 review: the true all-rounder

An in-depth review of Cervelo’s new do-it-all road bike. Here we focus on the mid-priced version with fewer bells and whistles.

A year after a horror crash, Kristof Ramon is putting the misery behind him

If Zwift had traffic: Become a bike messenger with this indoor-trainer game

2021 Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc review: detail-driven and race-ready

2021 Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8 road bike review: impeccable value


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