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Rupert Radley takes the rough with the smooth on a boutique gravel bike whose dazzling paintjob conceals a design DNA dedicated to speed
Hayter enters world's elite as he's pipped by van Aert
Young Brit will target stage races, one-days and track in future, reports Vern Pitt
HEADING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
Mason Hollyman is having a breakthrough year – Vern Pitt finds out where he’s come from and where he’s going
Harbouring a healthy hatred of your peers could be the answer to a long and prosperous cycling career, considers the Doc
National 10 banjaxed by timing failures
No result as time trial stopwatch fails, reports James Shrubsall
FATIGUE RESISTANCE DEFEAT THE NEED TO SLOW DOWN
The best endurance cyclists are those who can stave off fatigue to keep pushing hard hour after hour. But what exactly is fatigue resistance and how is it developed? Dr Mark Burnley investigates
Milk Race 5 June, 1974
A precursor of this year’s AJ Bell Tour of Britain, the 1974 Milk Race was a feast of hills and seaside towns. Starting in Brighton, the route zig-zagged north via Great Malvern and Llandudno, across to Skegness, Scarborough and Whitley Bay, traversing the North Pennines, before finishing in Blackpool (via Harrogate).
Tour of Britain tests Ribble's mettle
Crashes and mechanicals dent James Shaw’s GC hopes, writes Vern Pitt
We need to talk about cycling and sustainability
Compostable bags are an excellent first step, but we should be asking for changes to bike production, Michelle Arthurs-Brennan hears
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW
Taking place in northern Belgium, this year’s Worlds naturally takes its cues from the Classics – with a series of long and lumpy road races coupled with a flat and windswept time trial course
THE GRAVITY-DEFYING AC75S WILL RACE ONE ANOTHER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECEMBER. MATT SHEAHAN CHECKS OUT THE FOUR DESIGNS
Ineos Reveals Interior Of 2022 Grenadier
Switchgear functionality inspired by planes, boats and tractors.
Can they be beaten?
Emirates Team New Zealand is lying in wait in the America’s Cup, due to take place from 6-15 March. We take a closer look at the team to beat
Better by design
Design secrecy is a key part of the the America’s Cup but the Prada Cup offers a glimpse of the yachts in action. Toby Heppell assesses the key developments
RAGS TO CHEMICAL RICHES
£40m for Ham role
LEWIS HAMILTON is close to agreeing a new £40m contract with Mercedes following his seventh title win last month.
NZ launches radical AC75 to win the America's Cup
The fourth and final AC75 was launched in November in Auckland and it was a moment worth waiting for, as the New Zealander’s America’s Cup race boat has taken a different design path again to that of the rival teams, almost resembling a multihull in its attempt to span the contradictory hydrodynamic and aerodynamic requirements of these foiling machines.
Giles Scott’s goal to win the Olympics and America’s Cup in the same year remains on track, despite a blip at the recent Finn Europeans…
Over the next few weeks, all eyes will be on Auckland as the four teams for the 36th America’s Cup will – finally – assemble in the Cup venue
TAMING THE BEAST
BOB FISHER got an exclusive up close and personal look at INEOS TEAM UK as they trialled their new AC75, the boat that Ben Ainslie called a ‘beast’!