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bicycle : a vehicle with two wheels tandem, handlebars for steering, a saddle seat, and pedals by which it is propelled — Webster

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Cycling, also called biking or bicycling, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport. People engaged in cycling are referred to as “cyclists”, “bikers”, or less commonly, as “bicyclists”. Apart from two-wheeled bicycles, “cycling” also includes the riding of unicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, recumbent and similar human-powered vehicles (HPVs).
Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century and now number approximately one billion worldwide. They are the principal means of transportation in many parts of the world. Cycling is widely regarded as a very effective and efficient mode of transportation optimal for short to moderate distances.
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The Tate Modern Museum were launching a new gallery wing and wanted an exciting, immersive experience to help promote the launch. The agency brought Kriss Kyle, the legendary BMX rider on board to perform stunts through the gallery and showcase the space in a fast-moving 360° immersive experience. — Kriss Kyle@The Tate

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Cyclingnews Latest News All the latest news from Cyclingnews.com

  • Canyon launch 'world's first professional eRacing...
    on April 26, 2019 at 1:24 am

    German direct-to-consumer bike manufacturer Canyon Bicycles have announced the launch of "the world's first professional eRacing team": Canyon ZCC. The team, formed of five male and five female riders, will race in the Zwift KISS Community League where both squads won the inaugural events. The 10 riders are joined by a team manager, Rhys Howell, who will communicate with the team's riders during racing through a radio "giving instructions and providing information throughout the race". Canyon […]

  • This Week in American Cycling Episode 3 - Video
    on April 25, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    During a break in the USA Cycling national calendars, 'This Week in American Cycling' hosts Brad Sohner and Dave Towle take a look at USA Cycling's long list to make the US National Team for the upcoming Amgen Tour of California, America's only WorldTour race that starts May 12 in Sacramento and concludes May 18 in Pasadena with several finishing circuits around the Rose Bowl. The weekly video series from USA Cycling also takes a look at the recent teams announcement from the Larry H. Miller […]

  • Aevolo supports women's composite team for Tour...
    on April 25, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    Aevolo Cycling, the U23 development team run by Michael Creed, will support a composite women's squad for the Tour of the Gila stage race in Silver City, New Mexico, May 1-5, the team announced today. The three-year-old men's team has found success on the US domestic circuit, sweeping all three disciplines of the USA Cycling U23 Road Race Championships last year and placing Mexican time trial champion Luis Villalobos with WorldTour team EF Education First for the second half of this […]

  • Woods aiming high again at Liege-Bastogne-Liege
    on April 25, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Michael Woods (EF Education First) is once again aiming for a top result in Liege-Bastogne-Liege, although this time around there are plenty of differences compared to 2018. The course, whilst still very hilly, is also radically altered from 2018, with a much harder middle section to the 260-kilometre race as well as the return of a flat run-in to central Liege, rather than a long grind up to Ans. And after last year’s runners-up spot, Woods can no longer be described as an outsider. On […]

  • Majka back to his best as Giro d'Italia nears
    on April 25, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) landed yet another third place at the Tour of the Alps in Cles on Thursday, but after a difficult 2018 season and his last victory coming during the 2017 Vuelta a España, the Polish climber and Grand Tour rider is just happy to be back at the sharp end of the action. In the absence of teammate Peter Sagan, Majka and Davide Formolo will lead Bora-Hansgrohe at the Giro d'Italia, with Pascal Ackermann the German team's designated sprinter. Majka is using the […]

  • Vincenzo Nibali: The young Team Sky guys rode...
    on April 25, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    Vincenzo Nibali eased up before the finish line in Cles after sprinting shoulder to shoulder with Tao Geoghegan Hart (Team Sky), admitting defeat to his younger rival and accepting that stage 4 of the Tour of the Alps would not be the day to end his 13-month spell without a victory. The Bahrain-Merida team leader ended his altitude training camp a few days earlier than in recent years to be fresh for the Tour of the Alps and so perhaps find a morale-boosting victory. He has attacked on each of […]

  • Campagnolo launches Chorus 12-speed
    on April 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Campagnolo has launched a new 12-speed Chorus groupset, which sits below the more superior Record and Super Record groupsets but features plenty of trickle-down tech from its bigger siblings. Campagnolo was the first of the big three groupset manufacturers – Campagnolo, Shimano and SRAM – to launch a 12-speed groupset last year, updating the groupsets earlier this year with an electronic version of the Super Record groupset. The new Chorus groupset features similar ergonomics, […]

  • Geoghegan Hart and Sivakov outwit Nibali and...
    on April 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Tao Geoghegan Hart and Pavel Sivakov outwitted and outperformed Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) and Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohge) on stage 4 of the Tour of the Alps, with the 24-year-old British rider taking his second stage victory of the race, while his even younger Russian teammate Pavel Sivakov defended his overall race lead. Team Sky’s young talent, who will play a key role support Egan Bernal at the Giro d’Italia, respect the palmares of their older, big-name rivals but were […]

  • Fleche Wallonne recap and Liege-Bastogne-Liege...
    on April 25, 2019 at 4:12 pm

    In this episode of the Cyclingnews Podcast, the team takes a look back at the men's and women's Fleche Wallonne races. In the men's, Julian Alaphilippe claimed his second title, while Anna van der Breggen stormed to a record-equalling fifth win in the women's event. We hear from Van der Breggen on her win, Jakob Fuglsang on taking second in the men's race and Michael Matthews on his eighth place after a difficult start to the season. As well as the winning rides, we discuss some of the […]

  • Van Vleuten edging ever closer to Van der Breggen...
    on April 25, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    Anna van der Breggen has had a stranglehold on the Flèche Wallonne title for half a decade now, but Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) came closer than she ever has to unseating her compatriot at the top of the Mur de Huy. Van Vleuten came from a long way back to close the gap to Van der Breggen on the steep climb, overhauling a number of struggling riders along the way. She managed to reduce her deficit to just one second as she crossed the line for second place – just her […]