Health Q&A: Cycling and eye health – today, tomorrow and the future

Between the physical risks posed by dust and grit, and the unseen damage done by ultraviolet light, there are plenty of good reasons why cyclists need to protect their eyes. Simon Frackiewicz – optometrist and orthoptist at Yeovil District Hospital and Robert Frith Optometrists – guides us through the main threats to our vision. road.cc: Even for […]

‘Nonsense’ Express article fuels ‘toxic road environment’ says Cycling UK

Cycling UK says that an article on the Express.co.uk website based on research by National Accident Helpline into cyclists’ knowledge of the Highway Code and proposed changes to it “is the sort of nonsense which can create a toxic road environment. The results of the survey are published on the claims management company’s website, although […]

Mark Cavendish hasn't raced his last race; Jumbo-Visma and Mitchelton-Scott withdraw from Giro d'Italia… remainder of race in doubt after series of Covid-19 positives; Matthews and Kruijswijk leave race + more on the live blog

Speaking on The Cycling Podcast yesterday, it seems likely that the 35-year-old won’t be at all surprised that his team have now pulled out and one of his teammates returned a positive test.  Asked if he thought the Giro organisers (RCS Sport) had done enough to prevent the spread of the virus, Van Emden said: “No, for […]

Rapha updates Classic Winter Jacket with Gore-Tex Infinium Windstopper fabric

Rapha has given its Classic Winter Jacket a bit of a redesign, changing to Gore’s Infinium Windstopper fabric for cold-weather comfort along with zippered chest ventilation and more reflective patches. We last reviewed the Classic winter jacket back in 2017. The Classic Winter Gore-Tex Jacket switches from Polartec’s Power Shield Pro fabric to a Gore-Tex […]

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