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There are two women's cycling unions; only one is supported by the UCI

How did women's cycling go from having no union, to have two in the space of six months?

Why Van Vleuten went to Movistar, Pidcock vs Van der Poel: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, When choosing a new ...

Newly formed Riders Union hopes for 'a place at the table'

After months of rumors, the men's pro peloton has a new organization hoping to represent its interests: The Riders Union officially launc...

After a string of horror crashes, riders protest over safety

The resumption of the cycling season has seen chaotic racing, an upended Ineos hegemony, and eager anticipation for the competition to co...

The Secret Pro: We’re unionising against the union

Apologies -- this is about to get political. Some of you might have seen my colleagues go on Twitter and complain about the CPA, the pro ...

The weekly spin: On rider representation, and David Millar’s protest candidacy

David Millar is running to become president of the CPA, the professional riders’ union. He knows he won’t win. The Scottish former pro ha...

Pro riders’ association and UCI push Aqua Blue Sport to honour commitments

The professional riders’ association CPA has said that it is closely monitoring the Aqua Blue Sport team collapse, with the goal being to...

Riders’ association protests disc brake usage without further safety measures

Disc brakes may be back in use this season after the UCI relaxed temporary constraints on their usage, but the riders’ association CPA is...

With more UCI safety provisions on the way, teams' group says progress is being made

Commenting days after the UCI announced new measures to improve safety within the race convoy, AIGCP managing director Javier Barrio has ...

Commentary: To prevent crashes, UCI should record GC times at 3km to go on sprint stages

Rider safety is a recurring issue that has been put under scrutiny a number of times in recent seasons, and it resurfaced once again duri...

Criticism and apologies as unmarked post takes Kruijswijk out of Vuelta a España

Disaster and controversy struck Stage 5 of the 2016 Vuelta a España, when several riders went down with injuries due to an unmarked traff...

Blueprint for rider safety: The measures the pro riders’ association wants the UCI to adopt

Responding to recent accidents in the peloton, including several crashes in the closing kilometres of races plus the motorbike accidents ...

Brammeier explains his criticism of Nibali: “Riders all have to pull together”

Two days after criticising Vincenzo Nibali on Twitter, Matt Brammeier has elaborated on the reason for his frustration, saying that progr...

Velon addendum leaked: Riders instructed not to sign

CyclingTips has received a copy of a document which calls into question denials by Velon that the so-called Velon addendum exists. A majo...

Reactions to minimum wage and contract violations

Responding to a recent feature by CyclingTips which documented cases where riders had been required to either race for free or for a pric...