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Davina McCall launches women-only ride

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 18/01/2011 14:18pm

TV presenter Davina McCall has teamed up with children’s charity Action Medical Research to launch a women-only ride this May

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Leopard’s new bikes are spotless…

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 07/01/2011 10:08am

With the Schleck brothers, Andy and Frank, plus Fabian Cancellara on its roster Team Trek-Leopard should be at the head of the peloton in many of this year’s big races. And the bikes are looking good too.

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Thanks Santa!

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 06/01/2011 10:01am

The Christmas celebrations are a dim, slightly alcohol-blurred memory, but one of Santa’s presents is a gift that I just know is going to keep on giving this winter.

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The wheel of good fortune?

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 05/01/2011 09:30am

Improved cycle lanes, better bike parking, more people on bikes…and a man in a chicken suit. With Cycling England to disappear in March 2012, Nicola Smith takes a look at its most ambitious project – Cycling Demonstration Towns.

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It’s a 24 hour party, people!

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News, Rides | no responses | 20/12/2010 15:52pm

Children’s health charity Action Medical Research launches RIDE24, the UK’s only 24-hour cycling endurance track event, with a new venue for 2011.

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Emma Pooley scoops another award!

| Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 09/12/2010 13:34pm

World Champion Time Triallist, Emma Pooley, has been recognised with a top award by the British sports media. She was one of the award winners at the 62th annual British Sports Awards, a star-studded gala lunch staged on 8 December at The Brewery in London by the Sports Journalists’ Association and sponsored by UK Sport.

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Exclusive: A taste of the Gran Corsa d’Italia

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features, News | no responses | 08/12/2010 14:08pm

Monday December 13, sees the official launch of the Gran Corsa d’Italia –  a chance for 200 amateur riders to ride the route of next year’s Giro d’Italia and raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity. In an exclusive sneak preview Laura Fletcher caught up with Rapha Condor Sharp team manager John Herety while team rider Kristian House tried out the climb up Mount Etna.

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Will you be voting Cav?

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 30/11/2010 10:23am

It’s that time of year again. The BBC has revealed it’s shortlist for the Sports Personality of the Year awards and Team High Road’s Mark Cavendish has made the top 10 for the second year running…

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First Champions of CycleSport a huge success

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 25/11/2010 17:46pm

The first ever Champions of CycleSport Gala dinner, held on Thursday November 18 at the Emirates Stadium in London was a huge success – raising over £62,000 for children’s charity Action Medical Research (AMR). The charity’s supporters were joined by cycling stars including AMR ambassador Olympic champion Nicole Cooke, former world record holder and Olympic champ Chris Boardman, Tour de France riders David Millar and Geraint Thomas and Team Sky chief Dave Brailsford.

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Make mine a double

| Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 24/11/2010 14:35pm

Paul Howard heads to the Hebridean island of Islay to sample whisky, meet Graeme Obree and ride a tandem in this web exclusive Cycling Plus feature…

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