September 2013

Marianne Vos

Marianne Vos Wins RR Title

Marianne Vos has retained the women’s Road Race title at the World Championships in Italy. The 26-year-old Dutch rider comfortably won the 140km (86.2mile) race in Italy in a time of 3hrs, 44 minutes, 15 seconds ahead of second-placed Emma Johansson (Sweden) with Italy’s
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Brian Cookson Elected UCI President

After a long and deeply acrimonious campaign, Brian Cookson has been elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI), defeating Pat McQuaid who was seeking re-election for his third term. 61-year-old Cookson defeated the incumbent 24 votes to 18.   Brian Cookson
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HotChillee’s 2014 Alpine Challenge

HotChillee’s 2014 Alpine Challenge

Entries for HotChillee’s 2014 Alpine Challenge, taking place on September 3-7 next year, open at 12:00 on October 1. Part of HotChillee’s Global Event Series, the three day event pushes riders’ mentally and physically, with a gruelling 8000+ metres of climb across approximately
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Tony Martin Takes Third TT World Title

Tony Martin Takes Third TT World Title

German powerhouse Tony Martin won his third straight UCI World TT Championship. In one of the most hotly anticipated time trials of the year. The Omega Pharma – Quick-Step rider was inseparable from Switzerland’s Fabian Cancellara at the first intermediate split (7.3km) and it
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The Cycle Show Birmingham

The Cycle Show Birmingham – September 27-29

Arguably the biggest show in the UK cycling calendar, The Cycle Show Birmingham – which runs September 27-29 for the public – promises all the leading bike companies from last year along with a record number of new brands. Take a look at the hottest 2014 bikes from Pinarello,
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York Cycle Alert Scheme

York Cycle Alert Scheme

As of October York will become the first city in the world to fit their inner city buses with Cycle Alert, a cycle specific detection system, with the launch of a partnership between the system’s developers, The University of York, City of York Council and Transdev Unibus. The
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Greig Leach Tour of Britain

Art of the Tour of Britain

During both the Tour de France and USA Pro Challenge, which ran this year between August 19 and 25, Cyclo brought you the unique take on events by artist Greig Leach, a one-time amateur club bike racer, participating in the DC and Richmond, Virginia areas of the US. We’re
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Mountain Higher

Mountain Higher

Subtitled Europe’s Extreme, Undiscovered and Unforgettable Cycle Climbs, Mountain Higher is the sequel (of sorts) to Daniel Friebe and Pete Goding’s beautiful Mountain High: Europe’s 50 Greatest Cycle Climbs. Concentrating here on the continent’s lesser-known,
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