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Cycling Book Reviews. Some are Biographical about Professional Cyclists, others about Cycling and Cycle Touring. Cycling Science and Cycling Nutrition also feature.

A superb follow-on from “Roads were not built for cars” which set out how cyclists funded and lobbied for the surfacing of roads, Revolution by William Manners delves into the social history of cycling in the 1890s and onward, particularly in...
This review was intended for this year's World Book Day, but the "Beast from the East" winter weather spoiled the timing of our plans, which were to ask for a guest review from 7 year old Lev, who is...
The Veloscenic bike route from Paris to Mont-St-Michel offers brilliant cycle touring in France, taking in some of the most famous sites including four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Official Guide has now been published. Launched in 2013, France’s Veloscenic...
What else could an autobiography by Jens Voight (“Jensie”) be called other than “Shut Up Legs”? While James Startt, an American photographer and writer based in Paris, assisted Jens Voight in the writing of the book, the style just comes...
Cycling Climbs of Scotland is the sixth in a series of eight regional books on the 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs series by Simon Warren and published by Frances Lincoln. It’s fascinating to an old cyclist how things change with time...
Hand-picked as a 15-year-old to take part in a Rabobank cycling training camp, Thomas Dekker progressed with seeming ease and rapidity through the juniors (under 18s) and in to the pro team. Fully preoccupied with cycling to the detriment of...
Petrolhead Rebuttal: "Roads Were not Built for Cars"

Petrolhead Rebuttal

Any petrolhead who is annoyed with cyclists for daring to delay them for a few seconds would be amazed to learn from Carlton Reid’s “Roads Were Not Built for Cars” that it was cyclists who campaigned for and funded...
Nutrition for Cycling - A Review of "Sport Nutrition – 2nd Edition" – written by Asker Jeukendrup and Michael Gleeson. The first chapters of this impressive book explain some of the important principles of nutrition for cycling, including definitions and...
Here's a brief excerpt from a superb new book, which we reproduce with permission from Epic Bike Rides of the World, © 2016 Lonely Planet "From May to September, over the Southern Hemisphere’s winter months, mountain bikers are permitted to ride...
With the Tour de France attracting millions of television viewers, cycling is once again in the media spotlight attracting athletes and armchair-athletes alike. USA Cycling Coach and Certified Functional Aging Specialist, Robin Robertson says many people with knee, hip,...
Novo Nordisk switch to Shimano Disk Brakes

Team Novo Nordisk Switching Over to Shimano Disc Brakes for 2020 Season

The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team will race the 2020 season on Colnago frames complete with Shimano disc brakes and di2 components while wearing GSG-designed...
Car Insurance for Cyclists

Lower Cost Car Insurance for Cyclists

If you are a cyclist who own a vehicle as well, how do you fancy lower cost car insurance for cyclists? We probably all like...
Deloitte Ebike Forecast

Deloitte Ebike Forecast

Every year, major international consultancy Deloitte researches Technology, Media and Telecommunications and then publishes a report, this year called “Discover the Future” with forecasts...

Women boost bicycle use in Spain

The Bicycle Barometer of 2019 in Spain , elaborated by ECF Cities and Regions for Cyclist member Red de Ciudades por la Bicicleta (RCxB),...
People who never cycle

People Who Never Cycle

People who never cycle - at 44%, that is more than two in five of us – and the figure rises to over half...