Thousands of amateur cyclists ride the Etape du Tour each year and for many it’s a huge achievement to complete that one stage of the Tour de France. But what’s it like to ride the entire parcours over three weeks? Mark Roberts completed Le Loop last year - a charity cycling event that does just that. Find out about the pain, fatigue, camaraderie and exhilaration of riding one of the toughest cycling challenges around.
If you’re quick you may still be able to own a piece of cycling history by purchasing a piece of the Manchester Velodrome track.
The track is getting its first refit since it was last replaced in 2007 so thousands of planks of Siberian spruce have been pulled up from the National Cycling Centre and being sold by the recycling charity Emerge.
Bethany Lambeth, an 8th Grade Maths teacher from North Carolina, is used to solving problems. But the one she had most trouble finding a solution to had little to do with algebra. Twiddling fingers, tapping toes, late and incomplete work: it’s a conundrum that’s had teachers scratching their heads for years.