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  1. Chris Boardman criticises Pickwick Bicycle Club for its policy of banning women members

    Members last voted to continue to exclude women in January this year

    Image: David Holt, Flikr commons
    Former Olympic champion and Tour de France yellow jersey wearer Chris Boardman has criticised the 1870 founded ‘Pickwick Bicycle Club’ …Continue reading »
  2. ‘Why do cyclists wear gloves?’ – you asked Google, and we’ve got the answer

    The answer is pretty obvious in winter, but why do riders cover their hands year round?

    One section of grippy material on the palm is enough to keep hands securely on the bars
    It’s probably a dangerous sport (perhaps even more so than fixed gear crit riding), but every so often, we like …Continue reading »
  3. Lance Armstrong says Uber investment ‘saved his family’

    The disgraced Tour de France winner has revealed how a $100,000 investment impacted his life

    Lance Armstrong speaks at a press conference.

    Lance Armstrong thanks an investment in Uber for "saving his family" when he was under fire to pay legal settlements for doping.
  4. Tweets of the week: Mark Cavendish, Louis Theroux, Geraint Thomas and more

    The best tweets from around cycling this week

    The best tweets from the last week (Picture: Instagram/Mark Cavendish
    As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes on in and around the professional peloton.
  5. Actor Ben Stiller pays tribute to Paul Sherwen after death at 62

    The Hollywood star said he was lucky to have met Sherwen

    Actor Ben Stiller at the 2009 Tour de France (Photo by Alexandre MARCHI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
    Hollywood star Ben Stiller has paid tribute to retired racer and broadcaster Paul Sherwen who died last weekend.