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Category: Competitions

The Craziest Cycling Guinness World Records

World records

From the ‘tallest mohawk’ to the ‘longest handshake’, there’s pretty much a world record for everything and cycling is no different. We’ve collected our 5 favourite weird and wonderful cycling world records for you to enjoy – we don’t fancy our chances at beating any of them though… 1. The longest bicycle in the world…

UCI Road World Championships: A History


With 1000 athletes competing and around 200 million people tuning in to watch it annually on TV, the UCI Road World Championships has long been regarded as the biggest international cycling event in the world. For the vast majority of elite athletes, the World Championships represent the biggest test of the year, which is a testament…

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…

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