Hackney councillor sent death threats over support for low traffic neighbourhoods

Many low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) have met with resistance from a vocal minority and some have even been vandalised. Now things are getting really ugly. Hackney councillor Jon Burke today revealed that he had received death threats because of his support for such schemes. LTNs block rat-running drivers, reducing pollution and making roads safer for […]

Chloé Dygert reveals horrific leg gash after crashing out of worlds time trial; Another phallic pothole protest + more on the live blog

After cobbling together a few hundred quid during his student days off the back of a hard winter selling hats (long story), Jack bought his first road bike at the age of 20 and has been hooked ever since. He was Staff Writer at 220 Triathlon magazine for two years before joining road.cc in 2017, and […]

Are these the best-looking city bikes yet? Lemond Bikes return with sleek Daily and Dutch carbon fibre e-bike models

After a period of hiatus, the bike brand that bears the name of legendary three-time Tour de France winner Greg Lemond is back with two new flat bar e-bikes. Both e-bikes, the Dutch and the Daily, weigh around the 12kg mark, and have carbon framesets with completely internal cabling.  7 of the best folding e-bikes 2020Review: Triumph […]

Crappy tech solution to dooring; Why hill climbers shouldn't print their own numbers + more

Cyclists getting clattered off their bikes by people opening car doors into them? Maybe they could wear a helmet with a heads-up display notifying them of potential door openings up ahead. That seems like the simplest way to tackle the problem… How can we make a complicated high tech solution to stop cyclists getting doored? […]

New trade body campaigns on independent bike dealers’ Cycle to Work scheme concerns

A group of independent bike shops have launched a new trade body, the Bicycle Dealers Association (BDA), to tackle a number of issues facing retailers – with their initial focus being the Cycle to Work scheme, whose current model they describe as “financially unsustainable.” The businesses that have set it up include several that were […]

Kask Mojito3 helmet

The Kask Mojito3 is an updated version of (it’s not what you think) the Mojito X, with tweaks to improve ventilation and safety. It’s generally very well made and the new vents – smaller in number but bigger in size – are effective. Its shape is notably round, however, and the complex retention system reduces […]

"I have been a clean rider my entire sporting life": Nairo Quintana publishes statement on doping probe; Chris Hoy immortalised in Great British Bake Off bust + more on the live blog

The Colombian has made an official announcement to defend himself amid a doping probe into his team Arkea-Samsic, and had this to say: I want to clarify the following: The French gendarmerie carried out an operation in the hotel where my team was staying on Wednesday, September 16 in Meribel, after the end of the […]

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