The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has launched an investigation after it emerged that the sample of a British Cycling rider contained traces of the steroid nandrolone after a test in late 2010. Wada has told BBC Sport that it has now asked its Intelligence and Investigations Department to look into the matter, and to seek
Ineos Grenadiers’ Adam Yates retained the lead of the Volta a Catalunya after Saturday’s penultimate stage. Yates, 28, is now favourite to win overall in Spain with just one stage remaining, and team-mate Geraint Thomas in third, 49 seconds behind. Yates’ twin brother Simon is one minute 20 seconds down for Team BikeExchange, and Hugh
It’s finally happened. ENVE’s most requested product since 2018 has come to life. No, it’s not a new wheelset, or handlebar. Instead, it’s a complete bike. Well, it could also be a chassis-only, or rolling chassis as well (more on that below). Founded in 2007, ENVE has been steadily expanding and improving their U.S. based
Pain Caves of the Pandemic: After our first ‘Pain Cave’ contribution from our literary editor, Leslie Reissner, we now have out first ‘Readers’ Pain Cave’ from Doug Rusho. And what a palace, enough to make you very jealous. What is your set up?Bike(s):Specialized Crux, converted to a 2 * 11, with a jury rigged grip
We know, there’s no such thing as a stupid question. But there are some questions you might not want to ask your local shop or riding buddies. AASQ is our weekly series where we get to the bottom of your questions – serious or otherwise. This time we discuss the factors affecting the what the
A new image by Sportful The Macogep-Tornatech Girondins de Bordeaux Women’s UCI Cycling Team, Canada’s largest and longest-running team, joins forces with Sportful to create its new image. A breath of fresh air and new colors that will allow the team to continue their ascent to success! New Color, New ImageAfter several years of wearing
British cycling clothing maker Albion adds another incredibly lightweight and packable way to keep adventurous riders warm with their new Ultralight Insulated Jacket – plus a minimalist companion backpack. Judiciously using super-light materials, including the breathable recycled insulation, Albion have created a EU-made jacket that could be perfect for cyclists tight on space but who
Ex-Rider Interview: Phil Gaimon had a full career before hanging up his WorldTour wheels, but since then he has hardly stopped for a breath. As an ex-pro he fills his time book writing, social media and… riding his bike. Ed Hood caught up with Phil to hear how life is treating him. Gaimon in the
Bora-Hansgrohe have pulled out of Friday’s E3 Saxo Bank Classic race after Britain’s Matthew Walls tested positive for coronavirus. Walls, 22, was due to take part in the one-day race in Belgium alongside Ineos Grenadiers’ Tom Pidcock. The race also has a line-up including two of cycling’s best riders in Wout van Aert of Jumbo-Visma
Photo submitted by Kevin Krieg, “It doesn’t rain very much in southern California. When it does, it is very welcomed but puts a damper on my rides. I know, super spoiled. I have a trainer but only use it as a last resort. The day this was shot it had rained all night and morning
Gear Break: More great and new kit: Tubolito light weight tubes, La Passione DUO Collection: Plenty of cool combinations for a bright look, Continental rolls out new category of tire with the Ruban and eRuban Plus, Sidi Sixty Multicolor, the new LDT inspired by the nineties, Zipp hookless technology video and happy 100th birthday Shimano.
If you know what a tubeless tire plug is, there’s a good chance you’re also familiar with Dynaplug. The company has been turning out some of the best tubeless tire repair tools available, and making them in their home of Chico, CA. That U.S. made quality hasn’t made their tools the most wallet friendly, but
Dear me, there’s a lot to unpack here. Australian brand Ryuger have announced that their latest wild-looking creation is about to go into production. Meet the Ryuger Eidolon BR-RTS, a full carbon, full suspension, aero commuter ebike. We’ve never seen anything quite like it… Why do they call it their Covid eBike? Simply because they
Ineos Grenadiers’ Adam Yates retained the green and white leaders’ jersey on the Volta a Catalunya’s fourth stage. Yates came fourth, just behind team-mate Geraint Thomas, the pair crossing the line seven seconds behind Esteban Chaves of Bike Exchange, who ended nearly two years without a victory. Ineos now make up the top three overall
Rider Blog: After Jason Saltzman’s hit and miss 2020 season in Austria, he has bounced back with a new team, Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling, and managed to kick-off 2021 with a good block of training and racing in Turkey. Thinks are looking up for the PEZ blogger. Sign-on for Grand Prix Gazipasa We went racing!
A new Shimano XT 12-speed derailleur and two new XTR & Deore cranksets sound like a huge development. But in fact, it’s more about iterative updates that offer more Shimano drivetrain options for mountain bikers looking for their perfectly dialed mountain bike setup… Shimano adds new XT derailleur, XTR & Deore crankset sizing options new
Launched at Eurobike 2019, and only recently available to the masses, Elite’s Tuo wheel-on smart trainer looks more like modern art than a piece of fitness equipment. Lovingly referred to as “the Toaster” (one look and you can see why), this trainer is unique and looks to set a new standard for wheel-on smart trainers.
There are big things happening out in the Lost Sierra. The already impressive network of trails are built for all uses, and they’re rapidly expanding. Soon, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship hopes to complete 300 miles of muti-use off-road trail that will connect 15 different communities in the Lost Sierra of California. And since that