Team Sky 'used Viagra'

Team Sky’s nemesis, The Daily Mail, published a story yesterday claiming that the team explored the effects of Viagra on its riders at a training camp in 2010 to establish whether it had any performance-enhancing benefits.

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Ventoux Wine in Honour of Tom Simpson

A vineyard at the base of Mont Ventoux is to launch a wine in memory of Tom Simpson who lost his life on the mountain in 1967. Some of the proceeds from the sale of each bottle will go to the Simpson family to help maintain the memorial to Tom.

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Win a Ride Velo Elite Bidon!

This water bottle by Elite of Italy is the best bidon we've found. It never leaks and perfectly delivers your drink without the nozzle closing itself or shooting water all over the place!

It's squeezable and comfortable to hold, fits perfectly into you bottle cage and never lets you down - unlike cheaper versions.

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Eroica Nova: Modern Bikes on the Strade Bianche

Eroica is famous as the vintage bike festival that challenges you to ride a pre 1987 bike on the famous Strade Bianche in Tuscany. But you can now ride those beautiful white gravel roads on the Eroica route on a modern bike. Eroica Nova, on 30th April, includes timed segments and the opportunity to compete in a Gran Fondo style sportive.

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Win a pack of Lucho Dillitos Energy Snacks

Lucho Dillitos are the 100% natural energy snack, made from super-fruit guava (85%) and sugar (15%). Favoured by generations of Colombian cyclists, they will give you the same kick as a standard energy gel. The difference? These taste delicious! We believe that once you’ve tried one, you’ll be hooked. We have a free packet worth £15 to give away.

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Tom Simpson Film Show 2017

Tickets are selling out fast for the annual Tom Simpson Film Show. Special guest, Vin Denson, who rode with Major Tom in the 1960s will be giving a talk before the screening of “Something To Aim At”. They will also be showing a short film on the opening of the Tom Simpson steps at his memorial on Ventoux in 2007.

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Win Tickets to the London Bike Show

The London Bike Show will be at London’s Excel from 16th - 19th February and we have a pair of free tickets to be won worth £18.00 each. This is the UK’s largest cycling exhibition showcasing some of the best brands in cycling from road cycling through to mountain bikes, family bikes, commuter bikes, kit, gear, nutrition, accessories and much more.

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Cyclist Comes to the Rescue

It’s widely accepted that the right thing to do when a cyclist sees another in difficulty at the side of the road is to stop and check if you can help. But Jose Antonio Faraldo of the Bike and Beer Cycling Club from Betanzoz in Spain took that a few steps further last week when he interrupted a Sunday club ride for a cow in distress.

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Stop Killing Cyclists Demand 10% by 2020

Stop Killing Cyclists, the pressure group demanding healthier and safer streets for pedestrians and cyclists has organised a demonstration, ‘10% by 2020’, for Saturday February 11th  from 13:00-15:30 outside the Treasury. They are demanding greater investment in cycling and walking for a healthy future.

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Wiggins Signs Up for Channel 4's The Jump

Having announced his retirement from professional cycling just a few days ago, Sir Bradley Wiggins revealed yesterday that he’s to appear on the Channel 4 TV series The Jump. Contestants take part in some of the most dangerous winter sports including skeleton, bobsleigh and the dreaded K40 ski jump.

Contrary to some predictions Wiggins seems happy to stay in the limelight, despite an ongoing investigation into the delivery of a medical package...

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Sean Kelly Crashes into Wild Boar in Spain

We all know that Sean Kelly was one of the best bike handlers and descenders of his time. We also know that he’s a hard man. That’s why he was able to win Paris - Roubaix as well as making Paris - Nice his own, winning the ‘race to the sun’ on seven successive occasions. So it comes as no surprise to hear that, when he crashed into a wild boar today, it was the pig, not Sean, who came off the worst.

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