November 2011

Hit-and-Run Driver Charged

BBC Wales has reported that a 60-year-old man has now been charged  with drink driving, dangerous driving and failing to stop after an accident in connection to the hit-and-run incident on August 17 that left Paralympian Simon Richardson MBE fighting for his life. According to
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Wot No Women?

Seriously? Not a single woman has been short-listed for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year! The nominees, who are drawn up from suggestions submitted by 27 UK media outlets, are – how should Cyclo put it? – somewhat gender biased… No Jessica Varnish
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BigMat’s Big Switch

If reports in the Dutch magazine Wieler Revue are true then the future of British riders such as Lizzie Armitstead, Emma Pooley, Lucy Martin and Sharon Laws with Team Garmin-Cervélo could be in jeopardy with less than 9 months to go before the 2012 Olympics. According to the
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Five Things You Didn’t Know You Needed

It’s that time of year when you could well be casting around for that perfect gift for the cycling-fanatic love of your life and whilst Cyclo has brought you reviews of some of the best products this year (we particularly love Fibre Flares and the CamelBak Charm) we thought we’d
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Corsica to Host TdF

The Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), organisers of the Tour de France, have announced that the opening stages of the 2013 event will be held on Corsica, marking the first time that the most celebrated pro cycling race in the world has laid track on the tiny Mediterranean island.
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Fibre Flares

Fibre Flares

Fibre Flares could well walk away with the Cyclo ‘Find of the Year’ award (only we don’t have such a category. Or awards). So suffice it to say that we really love these innovative solutions to more all-round cycle lighting safety. Whilst most lights work by making you – and your
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Case Far From Closed

Triple Tour de France champion Alberto Contador will today (Thursday, November 24) give his closing submissions at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne with regards onto the ongoing investigation into his alleged doping at the 2010 TdF. The Saxo Bank-SunGard star
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Young SPOTY

Lucy Garner, the Junior Road Race World Champion, has been announced as one of the ten short-list candidates for the much coveted BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year – amongst others she is up against last year’s winner; diving’s Tom Daley. The 17 year-old 
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