Fleet Street fury over campaigners' calls to clarify ‘two abreast’ cycling rule

Columns ​in The Times and the Daily Telegraph are both peddling anti-pedalling rhetoric following calls from cycling campaigners to clarify rules regarding cyclists riding two abreast as part of a consultation, which closes at midnight today, into proposed changes by the government to the Highway Code. I can’t keep abreast of what cyclists want is […]

Premium pump collaboration from Rapha and Silca boasts a classy design with a £162 price tag

Rapha and Silca have joined forces to create some exquisitely engineered — and accordingly priced — frame and pocket pumps that are only compatible with Presta valves. Both brands are well known for their high quality but highly-priced kit, and this latest collaboration marks no departure from that. The new Impero Ultimate frame pump and the Pocket Impero mini pump will […]

Woman arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after female cyclist killed

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a 77-year-old female cyclist was killed last Wednesday. Cambridgeshire Constabulary said that the woman who was arrested was not the driver of the Volkswagen Passat car that struck Celia Ward, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision happened on Nursery Road, Huntingdon, just before […]

Near Miss of the Day 488: Driver turns across cyclist on shared-use path

Simon has been news editor at road.cc since 2009, reporting on 10 editions and counting of pro cycling’s biggest races such as the Tour de France, stories on issues including infrastructure and campaigning, and interviewing some of the biggest names in cycling. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, his background […]

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