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CW Winter Lockdown RR Series
The six-week CW Winter Lockdown RR Series takes place every Saturday morning on Zwift at 10.30am, with the final race on 6 March. Each race is 30-45km and open to categories A, B, C, D or E (women) – with the top 10 scoring points. Top-10 men and wom
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Do You Need Indoor-specific Kit?
More and more clothing brands are offering indoor-specific ranges, but do you really need it? CW’s tech editor Michelle Arthurs-Brennan asked an expert. Clothing designed for indoor cycling tends to be more breathable, with extra focus on chamois com
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Ex-Sky Riders Get Behind The Wheel
Former Sky riders Steve Cummings and Ian Stannard have taken on roles as sports directors for Ineos Grenadiers and Trinity Racing respectively. Cummings, who retired from riding at the end of 2019, said he was offered the spot as development director
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Next Week’s Issue
Power: everything you need to know The riders to watch in 2021 We take a look at the best bikes in the peloton Lock test: keep your pride and joy safe ON SALE THURSDAY 18 FEB ■
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Opinion
After Fabio Jakobsen smashed through the ‘safety barriers’ at literally breakneck speeds and ended up in hospital, the UCI has decided it is time to take some action regarding rider safety. The first victim of this is the ‘super tuck’: the dangerous
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The Cyclist’s Stay-at-home Survival Guide
We’ve been riding out the third national lockdown since Boxing Day, and life feels like Groundhog Day – but don’t despair. Cycling Weekly is here to provide you with a host of practical tips and advice for staying fit, sane and motivated during this
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Geoffrey Butler Cycles Closes Down
Cyclists in South London and beyond are mourning the loss of one of the area’s most popular and enduring fixtures, Geoffrey Butler Cycles, which unexpectedly closed its doors on Sunday. “We regret to inform you that Geoffrey Butler Cycles Ltd will be
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Alarm Bells! Don’t Overdo It Indoors
Cycling injury specialist Dr Graham Theobald (thebodyrehab.co.uk) has noticed a sharp increase in injuries caused by indoor training. Here, he sounds word of warning: While indoor training during lockdown has had many bonuses, it has also generated m
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Should More Pro Riders Take Sabbaticals Like Dumoulin?
■ I hope Tom Dumoulin doesn’t do a Marcel Kittel and never make it back. Andrew Wright ■ Maybe cycling needs to do more to look after a rider’s mental health so it doesn’t reach this point? Lee Wood ■ When the moment comes when you think about sabbat
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How To… Home School A Cyclist
Lots of parents and children are currently discovering that teaching isn’t nearly as easy as they all thought it was. It’s much simpler if we can all agree that cycling is the only topic worth considering. Physics: the power required to overcome aero
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The Hub
Peter Sagan entered quarantine at the weekend after testing positive for coronavirus. The three-time world champion was at a training camp in Gran Canaria with his brother Juraj and Bora-Hansgrohe team-mate Erik Baška, who also returned positive test
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Zwift Results
Calum Johnston take stunning solo win on Richmond Worlds course (6 Feb); Charlotte Colclough dominates women’s race Last Wednesday’s Club 10 (3 Feb) on the Bologna mountain course was won by Cassy Smith and Simon Myatt JOIN US EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 6 PM
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Stewart The Rising Star Of Bessèges
Young Brit Jake Stewart got his first full WorldTour season off to the perfect start last week at the Etoile de Bessèges, placing fourth on GC and taking the young rider’s white jersey. It was a result gained through consistent riding and a fine 10th
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Wahoo Elemnt Rival | £349
While other smartwatches and multisport watches lengthen their spec lists and expand their functionality, Wahoo has decided less is more with its first GPS smartwatch, which it describes as “radically simplified”. Its USP is a triathlon-specific feat
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Cycling Weekly 11 November 1995
Fans of all things aero will enjoy the image of Gethin Butler in TT mode this week. His five-foot seven, nine-and-a-half stone frame along with that flat-back position must have seen him cut through the air with a tiny CDA, as his tech aero package i
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Dr Hutch
A mid the wreckage, there are two organisations that have had a good 2020/21. One is the Covid-19 virus, which has outperformed all its expectations and is no doubt planning to float on the stock exchange. The other is Zwift. A year ago I would have
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The Major Taylor Association
Established in the late 1990s, the Major Taylor Association was formed when locals in Taylor’s adopted home city of Worcester, Massachusetts, wanted to erect a statue in commemoration of his achievements. “That was our first goal,” says Lynne Tolman,
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Wellens Wins The Overall
Belgian Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal) cemented his Etoile de Besseges overall win with an audacious downhill attack on stage three. From the break Wellens attacked on the descent of the day’s final climb as rival GC contender Micha? Kwiatkowski (Ineos G
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Acts Of Cycling Stupidity
A story of home-schooling strife. A studious child appeared in the home-office door of a parent. “I’m trying to follow my history class, but the Zoom link keeps freezing because there’s not enough bandwidth with Dad doing a race in the garage.” Conce
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Pearson Off Grid £3,100 | Weight 9.38kg
The gravel bike genre is yet to gain a set of personality characteristics to accompany the pigeonhole, so when considering these bikes it’s helpful to visualise a sliding scale: with road bikes on the left and mountain bikes on the right, I’d place t
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Joe Laverick’s Pinarello Dogma F10 Disc
Lincolnshire’s Joe Laverick will ride for the under-23 development team Hagens Berman Axeon in 2021. Directed by Axel Merckx – son of the great Eddy Merckx, and himself a former professional racer – the team has produced such alumni as the 2020 Giro
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Is Shimano Going Wireless?
Di2 and hydraulic braking is pretty perfect to be honest, no cables to stretch or adjust, it just works – OK, you have to charge the battery every now and again. Jason Brown Etap is awesome. Mine has been faultless. Added advantage of making the line
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Cycling Weekly
Editor: Simon Richardson News and features editor: Vern Pitt Tech editor: Michelle Arthurs-Brennan Fitness editor: David Bradford Writer: James Shrubsall Tech writers: Simon Smythe, Hannah Bussey, Stefan Abram Group chief sub editor: Daniel Thomas Ch
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Transparent
Everybody knows that tan-wall tyres make your bike much faster, lighter and more expensive – so Continental has just released a tan-wall version of its flagship road tyre, the Grand Prix 5000. ‘Transparent’ refers to the sidewall, which has an adapte
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Smartwatch Or Computer?
Has the humble head unit had its day? Even a “radically simplified” smartwatch like the Wahoo Elemnt Rival has a longer list of functions than most cycling computers, it can be used for more than just one sport, it’s much more versatile, it doesn’t n
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Advice From A Psychologist
1 How do I make the most of this situation? While lockdown is challenging, it also presents opportunities. How can you use it positively? Whether you have more time to work on athletic traits or on a hobby like cooking or novel-writing, grasp the opp
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Tour de France 2 July, 1963
Frenchman Henri Anglade fords his way along the wet roads near Bordeaux while a motorbike rider makes what we presume is a futile attempt to shield him with an umbrella. This stage, stage nine, of the race was a long flat affair down the coast from L
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Pros Split On Super Tuck Ban
The cycling world has been split on whether plans unveiled by the UCI last week to ban the ‘super tuck’ aero descending position as part of a raft of safety measures are laudable or laughable. From 1 April riders will face possible suspension from ra
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Slipping Under The Radar
In today’s allseeing media age it’s unusual that a British rider can make it all the way to the WorldTour while barely raising an eyebrow on their home soil. After all, the results in far-flung countries showcasing up-and-coming talent are only ever
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