Tag Archives: British Cycling

Does British cycling have a problem with women?

So, we’re here again, debating sexism and British Cycling. Hard for British Cycling to ignore views of both @v_pendleton & @NicoleCooke2012 (https://t.co/xle9oKLTN2) https://t.co/81SHvVhyyz — Alex Murray (@leguape) April 26, 2016 Nicole’s article contains a more analytical and well-evidenced case. That … Continue reading

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What is the challenge facing British Cycling and Sir Dave Brailsford?

Winning Le Tour De France with a British rider was the stated purpose of Team Sky from the outset. How has that challenge changed, or did they think they’d fluke it once and that would be it? Continue reading

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Things that put people off cycling: cycle specific clothing

Wearing lycra to ride your bike makes you weird. The truth is that the vast majority of people who ride bikes do so without pseudo-scientific technical fabrics or specialist footwear. This occurred to me while reading something Mark at iBikeLondon … Continue reading

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Will Sky’s millions make a difference?

There’s been a big buzz around the announcement of Sky (part of Rupert Murdoch’s News International operation) putting down a sum of money to be a “partner” of British Cycling. A very prescient move on the part of Sky given … Continue reading

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Try your hand at racing

If you’ve never tried it before, you should do, even if it is just to decide whether or not it’s your type of riding. The club I ride with, London Dynamo, is organising a couple of beginners races which offer … Continue reading

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