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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...

Rory Sutherland breaks leg in e-scooter crash

Rory Sutherland underwent surgery in a Tel Aviv hospital last night after crashing on a dockless scooter and breaking his leg. The Isreal...

Single-rider crashes are more common than you'd expect

A question for you: what’s most likely to cause you to crash while riding on the road? Chances are you’re most afraid of being hit by a c...

Commentary: Fresh ideas are to be applauded, but Giro d’Italia ‘best descender’ competition a misguided concept

As first reported Monday on the Inner Ring blog, the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia, which begins Friday in Sardinia, will feature a ...

30 feet above a very different finish line: Masters racer recounts life-saving recovery after harrowing crash on bridge

One minute, Mike Allec was lining up for the sprint at the end of the Santa Barbara Road Race. The next, he was hanging over the side of ...

Annemiek van Vleuten OK but disappointed after horrific crash in women's Olympic road race

“I am now in the hospital with some injuries and fractures, but will be fine.” These are the first public words from Dutchwoman Annemiek ...

Lycra repair tips

Whether you've crashed, got snagged by a branch on the trail or the washing machine ate your favourite bibs, you'll learn that lycra —des...

Marianne Vos calls for more awareness and safety in the peloton

Reflecting on her scary crash at Dwars door de Westhoek a few weeks ago, Vos today put out a call to safety on her blog, asking cyclists ...

Marianne Vos: 'The crash was totally my own fault'

In the final meters of Dwars door Westhoek, a small group of nine riders were sprinting full gas around the final left turn bend when a r...

What caused the Yunnan Gran Fondo crash?

Finish-line crashes are common at all levels of bike racing but we’ve never seen anything like this incident on stage 4 of the Colourful ...

Tips on choosing a sports doctor or physio

If you’ve been riding or racing for a while, there’s a good chance you have suffered an injury or illness- whether from overtraining, a b...

How to navigate insurance, police and legal aspects after a collision

As much as we all love riding on empty country roads on blue sky days, most of the riding we do involves some interaction with other road...

What to do if you come across an injured rider

As cyclists, we all accept that there is a risk of injury when we ride. Nobody wants to get injured, of course, and by the same token, no...

Hit by a car while training, Annemiek van Vleuten suffers multiple fractures and collapsed lung

Annemiek van Vleuten (Bigla) was left with multiple fractures and a collapsed lung following a training accident on Thursday. The 32-year...

Day one at Aviva Women's Tour ends in finish line disaster

Crowds lined the streets as national darling Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) won the opening stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour in Aldebur...

Giddy up! Back to Holland: Loren Rowney on her return to racing

Ella columnist Loren Rowney returns to racing this weekend at EPZ Omloop van Borsele and Dwars door de Westhoek. It has been six weeks si...

My Story: I crashed spectacularly at Drentse 8

The story at Molecaten Drentse 8 should have been Giorgia Bronzini’s win. The Wiggle Honda rider won an eight-up sprint from a late race ...

That's Gotta Hurt

As you might have noticed it's been a slow week at CYCLING TIPS since I haven't been out riding much. The quality of the content I produc...

Dramatic Cycling Crashes

Bike racing is full of crashes. Some are serious and don't bring much good. However, there are some crashes that bring about some spectac...

Stack Of All Stacks!

I'll let you write your own captions to this one in the comments section. The one thing that I find funny (besides the obvious) is the gu...