The Cycleplan Blog

Insuring Safety: The Risks of Road Racing

Cycling Accidents

It’s easy to presume that just because you have a helmet on, your cycle journey should be risk-free. However, even your average commute to work isn’t without its fair share of danger, let alone the risks faced by those competing in road races, such as the gold-standard – UCI Road World Championships. We’ve looked at…

Changing Lanes: Female Cyclists vs. The Tour de France

women’s cycling

The relationship between some professional female cyclists and those that run the sport, it feels, is starting to become strained. With the Tour de France underway, fan’s eyes are inevitably drawn to La Course (full name – La Course by Le Tour de France), the women’s cycling race that aligns with a stage of the…

The 5 Best Cycling Accessories For All Abilities

best cycling accessories

Whether you’re out for a casual Sunday ride, battling through the bustling commuter traffic or competing on the world stage – having the very best cycling accessories can make all the difference. We’ve picked 5 of the best cycling accessories to help make your ride that bit better; whether you’re a commuter, sportive racer or…

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour Stage-By-Stage Breakdown


Cycling in Britain has a notable and peak in the month of June, as the increasingly popular National Bike Week is sandwiched between two prestigious professional road races. It’s the start of the month where we’ll be focussing today though, with the fourth successive year of The Women’s Tour. The tournament has grown enormously since…

Lizzie Deignan Previews: Homecoming Tour de Yorkshire race


Lizzie and Team Boels-Dolmans’ awesome start to the season has continued with another morale-boosting one-two finish at Flèche Wallonne in Belgium. Lizzie was second behind Olympic Gold medallist and teammate Anna van der Breggen for the second time in three days after their one-two in the Amstel Gold Race on Sunday. It was the perfect…

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