Tickets selling fast for London UCI Track World Cup round

A thrilling atmosphere is expected when London hosts a round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in December, with tickets for the Saturday night already sold out. British Cycling are urging fans to take advantage of the tickets remaining for the three-day event’s other sessions, to avoid missing out on a stellar cast of […] The post Tickets selling fast for London UCI Track World Cup round appeared first on Road Cycling UK.

RSP For The Win MTB pedals review

At just 290g, Raleigh’s RSP For The Win flat pedals are some of the lightest on the market, and the slim (12.5mm) platform maximises ground clearance too. The lack of concave shaping does mean they’re not the grippiest option out there though. In fact, the centre of the platform actually sits proud of the outer edge, meaning your foot isn’t naturally cupped when standing on the pedal.The eight pins per side – all of which neatly screw through the rear of the platform – do a reasonable job of clawing on to your shoes’ soles, but at just 3.5mm high, once as you add mud to the equation, grip becomes pretty vague quite quickly

2014 Team Victory Rankings

The season’s over for 2014. It’s been a great one for OPQS with 62 wins, twice as much as the nearest team. Mark Cavendish has been there best rider with 11 wins and it could have been more were it not for that crash at the finish of the Tour de France’s opening stage.

Fulcrum Red Passion MTB wheels launched

Fulcrum’s new Red Passion aluminium MTB wheels are designed to be ultra light with a claimed weight of just 1,350g (in 650b format) or 1,398g (for the 29in size) per set. The Red Passions will cost £799.99 a pair, and Fulcrum claims that it handles like a much heavier model – this beefiness meaning they’re stiff and tough.The weight-savings have come as a result of new rim and hub designs. The milled aluminium alloy rim has an extremely low profile, which Fulcrum says reduces peripheral weight to increase reactivity

Travis Tygart hits out at Thor Hushovd over Armstrong silence

USADA boss Travis Tygart has criticised Thor Hushovd for not coming forward after Lance Armstrong admitted to him he'd dopedThor Huovd and Lance Armstrong on stage three of the 2009 Tour de FranceRecently retired Thor Hushovd is ‘no hero’ for keeping silent about Lance Armstrong’s doping after hearing about it in 2011, …Continue reading »

Race Face Stage gloves review

Designed to be a lightweight, highly breathable full-finger glove, the Race Face Stage offers a barely-there feel on both sides of the hand. Using a combination of woven elastic, Lycra and neoprene, the glove slips on easily, aided by a generous pull tab.

Two more golds for Britain

Katie Archibald and Laura Trott won golds as Great Britain completed the European Elite Track Cycling Championships in Guadeloupe with an eight-medal haul, six of them gold.