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The weekly spin: The fallacy of a season long WorldTour narrative

The 2018 UCI WorldTour calendar came to a close Sunday with the final stage of…

UCI announces 2018 rule changes including eight-man teams for Grand Tours, 176 rider peloton limit for all races

The UCI’s Professional Cycling Council (PCC) announced a number of rule changes following its second meeting…

Remembering Super Prestige Pernod, the season-long battle for title of best rider in the world

Perfection, in the game of Jenga, where you pile brick upon brick to build a…

UCI announces reformed points system for 2017 and beyond, will reward more riders in events

Taking measures to try to simplify the calculation of world ranking points, the UCI has…

Dimension Data set to remain in WorldTour as UCI increases maximum number of teams

The possibility that Team Dimension Data could lose its place in the WorldTour in 2017…

Opinion: 11 suggestions the UCI should implement to improve the WorldTour

There has been much debate in recent years about the future direction of the sport…

Lachlan Morton to ride with Dimension Data in 2017

Australian climbing sensation Lachlan Morton will return to the European peloton in 2017 after signing a…

Is the Amgen Tour of California caught in a battle between the UCI, ASO, and China’s richest man?

When AEG announced the teams lineup for the 2016 Amgen Tour of California, which included 10…

UCI hails high demand from organisers for future WorldTour licences

The UCI’s planned WorldTour reforms have the stated intention of increasing stability within the sport,…

Dimension Data gets its date in front of UCI Licence Commission; Cookson feels team is logical choice for WorldTour place

The team has already made clear that it is ready and willing to step up…

Ryder: Team Dimension Data is physically and financially ready to go WorldTour

His team’s name was missing this week from the list of those applying for WorldTour…

MTN-Qhubeka may wait until 2017 season for WorldTour licence goal

Although the MTN-Qhubeka team previously said that it would ideally like to step up to…

Reactions to minimum wage and contract violations

Responding to a recent feature by CyclingTips which documented cases where riders had been required…

The Week in Bike #44 - Interview Season

There was some great 'cross racing this week, but on the road side, things have really.…

How UCI minimum wage regulations are being broken

Officially speaking, cycling is a fully professional sport with minimum wage levels for WorldTour and…

UCI to scrutinize Astana over EPO positives of Iglinskiy brothers, may fine team for missing Beijing

The positive tests for EPO recorded by both Maxim and Valentin Iglinskiy have caused their…

UCI confirms Alonso’s FACT team won’t apply for a 2015 racing licence

Following on from reports casting doubt on Fernando Alonso’s FACT team taking out a licence…

With Contador out, WorldTour leader Valverde won’t ride Tour of Beijing

Following confirmation Monday that Alberto Contador, his sole challenger for the 2014 WorldTour title, won’t…

Valverde set to win WorldTour competition as Contador confirms he’ll miss Beijing

Having crashed hard in the finale of yesterday’s Il Lombardia, Alberto Contador has renounced his…