June 2011

Dirty Weekend

One of Cyclo’s favourite events organisers, Votwo, now have entries open for what promises to be a very mucky day out. The Muc-Off 8hour MTB Enduro is set to take place on Sunday November 6 at Pippingford Park – a private estate in the middle of the Ashdown Forest, East Sussex –
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100% Russian

Team Katusha have made something of a surprise announcement with the news that they will be racing a 100% Russian field at this year’s Tour de France which starts on Saturday July 2. This marks the first time in the race’s history that this has happened and means that
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Evans Cotswolds Sportive. July 17

Starting from the event HQ (map here) at Wooton-under-Edge this picturesque sportive heads west for the coast with several miles meandering along the banks of the River Severn before heading back towards the verdant beauty of the Cotswolds. With four routes to chose from – Fun,
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First for Armitstead

This year’s Women’s British National Road Race title has been comfortably won by Lizzie Armitstead of Garmin-Cervelo in a time of 2:48:40 over the 64mile course in Stamfordham, Northumberland. The 22 year old from Otley who had finished runner-up in both 2009 and 2010 (and is an
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Wiggins Wins at Nationals

In a repeat of last year Sky Pro Cycling have taken the one, two and three at the British Road Race National Championships. In a blaze of glory across the 196km course Bradley Wiggins scored a solo win – his first – at Stamfordham, Northumberland, yesterday (Sunday,
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Cinema Cycles

If there’s one thing Cyclo loves almost as much as a good sportive, it’s a classic Ealing comedy. If only there was some way to combine these passions… Well now, to celebrate the re-release of “The Lavender Hill Mob” in cinemas on July 22 (then on DVD/Blue-ray, August 1) and
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Tour de France 2014 - Grand Depart Yorkshire

Tour de France 2011

The origins or the Tour de France are as arcane and convoluted as they are typically Gallic; everything from the Folies Bergères to novelist Emile Zola and the socialist Jean Jaurès make an appearance in a story that has grown and become mythologized since the race was first staged
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Juan Mauricio Sole Improves

The Movistar Team have announced significant improvements in the health of star rider Juan Mauricio Soler, with the news that doctors are reducing his medication and no longer consider his condition to be life-threatening. The 28-year-old Columbian pro was seriously injured in a
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