Tag

United Kingdom

Link to Tom Pidcock: 'I couldn't hold my handlebars at the end of Paris-Roubaix, it was epic'
Tom Pidcock won the junior and under-23 versions of Paris-Roubaix, but Sunday was his introduction to the elite race

Tom Pidcock: 'I couldn't hold my handlebars at the end of Paris-Roubaix, it was epic'

British rider arrives into the Roubaix Velodrome covered in blisters and sores, but holds on to commendable 17th place finish on debut

Clock
Link to 'For me this feels like a win,' says Pfeiffer Georgi after Paris-Roubaix Femmes
Soon to take pride of place in Pfeiffer Georgi's residence, today's cobblestone will only spur the Brit on for more

'For me this feels like a win,' says Pfeiffer Georgi after Paris-Roubaix Femmes

Third-placed finisher revels in the comfort of her Scott bike, as she reaffirms her position amongst the best in the world

Clock
Link to Mark Cavendish out until mid-April as recovery from illness continues
Mark Cavendish last raced at Milano-Torino, but pulled out of the race before the finish

Mark Cavendish out until mid-April as recovery from illness continues

British rider has struggled with his health for several weeks but is set to race the Presidential Cycling Tour of Türkiye later in April

Clock
Link to Tom Pidcock crashes out of Itzulia Basque Country during TT recon
Tom Pidcock has ridden two time trials in 2024, at the Volta ao Algarve and Tirreno-Adriatico

Tom Pidcock crashes out of Itzulia Basque Country during TT recon

Scans reveal no broken bones for the Ineos Grenadiers star as he was set to contest the GC against the likes of Jonas Vingegaard and Remco Evenepoel

Clock
Link to Rod Ellingworth: 'Ineos Grenadiers ran the same system and it caught up with us'
Between Team Sky and Ineos Grenadiers, Rod Ellingworth two immensely successful spells with the WorldTeam

Rod Ellingworth: 'Ineos Grenadiers ran the same system and it caught up with us'

New Tour of Britain race director opens up on his reasons for leaving British team, and reflects on the highs and lows of WorldTour life

Clock
Link to Josh Tarling puts his hand up for possible Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta a España
Josh Tarling finished sixth at Dwars door Vlaanderen on Wednesday

Josh Tarling puts his hand up for possible Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta a España

After a strong start to 2024, the young Brit is open to making his debut at the Spanish Grand Tour towards the end of the season

Clock
Link to Fresh funding to deliver 70 miles of new or improved cycling routes in England
Nine in 10 journeys to National Parks are currently taken by car, something which Active Travel England are determined to alter

Fresh funding to deliver 70 miles of new or improved cycling routes in England

Active Travel England announces plans for improved active travel links across England, after receiving £101 million boost in government funding

Clock
Link to Cycle to Work Alliance and Association of Cycle Traders join forces to reform Cycle to Work scheme
Is change on the horizon for the Cycle to Work scheme?

Cycle to Work Alliance and Association of Cycle Traders join forces to reform Cycle to Work scheme

The Alliance, which represents the five biggest providers, has joined the bike shops' call for change

Clock
Link to London’s cycling infrastructure network has quadrupled in length since Sadiq Khan became mayor
A cyclist on a protected bike lane in London, UK

London’s cycling infrastructure network has quadrupled in length since Sadiq Khan became mayor

London’s Cycleway network is now four times the length that it was in 2016, going from 90km to over 360km

Clock
Link to 'The focus is on a Jebel Hafeet result and UAE Tour GC will follow' says Max Poole
Max Poole is one of the peloton's taller figures, but can move his large frame up the world's toughest climbs

'The focus is on a Jebel Hafeet result and UAE Tour GC will follow' says Max Poole

dsm-firmenich PostNL climber sits in sixth place ahead of the final stage on Sunday, but remains level-headed after the best winter of his career

Clock
Link to Everything you need to know about the Cycle to Work scheme
Cycle to Work schemes are designed to help employees who commute to work by bike

Everything you need to know about the Cycle to Work scheme

If you live and work in the UK, the chances are you can access a Cycle to Work scheme. But is it a good idea and what are the risks and rewards?

Clock
Link to National Pothole Day: British Cycling joins the ‘Pothole Partnership’ to fix Britain’s roads
Potholes are expensive for drivers, and dangerous for cyclists

National Pothole Day: British Cycling joins the ‘Pothole Partnership’ to fix Britain’s roads

Cyclists and motorists come together as the state of Britain's roads worsens

Clock
Link to Geraint Thomas gutted to see Rod Ellingworth quit Ineos Grenadiers
Climbing better than ever before, Geraint Thomas almost ended Ineos Grenadiers' Grand Tour dry spell at the Giro d'Italia in May

Geraint Thomas gutted to see Rod Ellingworth quit Ineos Grenadiers

Welshman reacts to news of Ellingworth's resignation on his podcast, becoming the first rider to speak publicly on the change

Clock
Link to British Cycling partners with Trek to provide 500 bikes to community
Trek will provide 500 bikes, most of which will be for children and young people

British Cycling partners with Trek to provide 500 bikes to community

Trek will provide new bikes as part of a new three-year partnership

Clock
Link to Geraint Thomas Cycling Trust set to get 5,000 children on bikes by 2028
Geraint Thomas has recently signed a new two-year deal with Ineos Grenadiers, but is increasingly involved in his off-bike ventures

Geraint Thomas Cycling Trust set to get 5,000 children on bikes by 2028

Charitable trust set up by 2018 Tour de France champion helps disabled children, young carers and disadvantaged areas over five projects in England and Wales

Clock
Link to 'There are no words for it' - Charlie Paige bags dream ticket to pro ranks with TDT-Unibet
Tour de Tietema-Unibet will be Charlie Paige's home for the next two seasons

'There are no words for it' - Charlie Paige bags dream ticket to pro ranks with TDT-Unibet

22-year-old British climber speaks to GCN about his journey after signing two-year deal with Bas Tietema's soon-to-be ProConti team

Clock
Link to Chris Boardman urges the government to 'stick with' active travel plans
Chris Boardman says government plans to "back the motorist" will lead to congestion

Chris Boardman urges the government to 'stick with' active travel plans

Response comes after Prime Minister reneged on walking and cycling plans, instead vowing to tackle the 'war on motorists'

Clock
Link to News Round-up: Simon Carr dedicates Tour de Langkawi win to late grandfather
Simon Carr won atop the steep climb in the Genting Highlands

News Round-up: Simon Carr dedicates Tour de Langkawi win to late grandfather

We have today's headlines alongside the results from the CRO Race and Tour de Langkawi

Clock
Link to 90-year-old makes history by completing Land’s End to John O'Groats challenge
Peter Langford arrives at John O'Groats

90-year-old makes history by completing Land’s End to John O'Groats challenge

Peter Langford has ridden over 1,100 miles over the past month in an epic challenge to raise funds for two homelessness charities

Clock
Link to European Championships Men's ITT: Josh Tarling takes stunning victory
unknown

European Championships Men's ITT: Josh Tarling takes stunning victory

19-year-old Briton beats Bissegger and Van Aert by a whopping 42 seconds over 29.6km

Clock
Link to All signs point to Mark Cavendish racing the 2024 Tour de France
Mark Cavendish came close to winning a stage of the Tour de France this year, before crashing out

All signs point to Mark Cavendish racing the 2024 Tour de France

As Cavendish is spotted training ahead of his return to racing, sources indicate to GCN that his retirement plans may be postponed

Clock
Link to Hugh Carthy: You can’t be superhuman all the time
Hugh Carthy will ride for EF Education-EasyPost once again in 2024

Hugh Carthy: You can’t be superhuman all the time

‘I can use Vuelta a España disappointment to improve for next year,’ EF Education-EasyPost climber says at Vuelta a España

Clock
Link to Mixed feelings for Max Poole after strong day in Vuelta a España breakaway
Max Poole (dsm-firmenich) eventually crossed the line in fourth after a big day in the break at the Vuelta a España

Mixed feelings for Max Poole after strong day in Vuelta a España breakaway

Talented young Brit rues missing top three but is coming good in final week of debut Grand Tour

Clock
Link to Tour of Britain stage 3: Olav Kooij claims a hat trick of stage wins
Olav Kooij appears unstoppable at this year's race

Tour of Britain stage 3: Olav Kooij claims a hat trick of stage wins

Jumbo-Visma dominate proceedings once again, but Danny van Poppel pushes his fellow Dutchman close

Clock
Subscribe to the GCN Newsletter

Get the latest, most entertaining and best informed news, reviews, challenges, insights, analysis, competitions and offers - straight to your inbox