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WFSGI appoints officials to saddles committee

WFSGI appoints officials to saddles committee

The World Federation of Sporting Goods Industries has created a bicycle saddle committee to provide scientific and health data to the Union Cyclise Internationale. Saddle experts Dave Schindler of ISM ...

Carlton Reid
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UCI chief: 'Embracing the future means embracing innovation better'

UCI chief: 'Embracing the future means embracing innovation better'

Growing cycling worldwide, developing women's cycling, embracing openness and transparency and overhauling the structure of elite men's road cycling are among the aims for the UCI over the coming year.

Jonathon Harker
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On-bike positioning tech to be trialled at road world championships

On-bike positioning tech to be trialled at road world championships

The Union Cycliste Internationale will be conducting trials of positioning technology at the UCI Road World Championships, which is being held later this month in Ponferrada, Spain. The aim is ...

Carlton Reid
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10,000 cyclists expected for inaugural Velothon Wales

10,000 cyclists expected for inaugural Velothon Wales

Velothon Wales will take place on June 14th 2015 with a capacity of up to 10,000 riders. Running alongside a UCI sanctioned elite pro race, expected to attract many of ...

Jonathon Harker
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Tech amendments agreed at first meeting of UCI Equipment Commission

Tech amendments agreed at first meeting of UCI Equipment Commission

The UCI's new Equipment Commission met for the first time at the end of April. It is timetabled to meet twice a year. The cycle industry's representative at the meeting ...

Carlton Reid
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"Let's do things better," UCI's new tech guy promises at Taipei show

"Let's do things better," UCI's new tech guy promises at Taipei show

Dimitris Katsanis, the UCI’s new consultant to its Equipment Commission, is at the Taipei show at the invitation of the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry. The WFSGI ...

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Virgin Money Cyclone Beaumont Trophy earns UCI status

Virgin Money Cyclone Beaumont Trophy earns UCI status

The Beaumont Trophy, one of 11 events within the Virgin Money Cyclone’s four day festival of cycling, has won recognition from the Union Cycliste International (UCI).

Mark Sutton
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UCI upgrades Tour of Britain to 2.HC status

UCI upgrades Tour of Britain to 2.HC status

British Cycling has confirmed that the Tour of Britain will sit alongside some of professional cycling’s most famous events after being upgraded to 2.HC status by the UCI for 2014 ...

Jonathon Harker
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UCI top brass now favour 'innovation & technology'

UCI top brass now favour 'innovation & technology'

On 1st February, at its first meeting of the year, held at the World Championships in Hoogerheide, Netherlands, the UCI Management Committee approved the regulations for the Cycling Independent Reform ...

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UCI to tackle claims that have damaged cycling's reputation

UCI to tackle claims that have damaged cycling's reputation

As promised in new UCI president Brian Cookson's election Manifesto, the UCI has set up a three-member Independent Commission to investigate 'the problems cycling has faced in recent years', including ...

Jonathon Harker
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Happy Christmas from Aigle: UCI softens rider position rules

Happy Christmas from Aigle: UCI softens rider position rules

The UCI has sent an email to bicycle suppliers informing them there will be a softening of the strict stance on rider positions for professional bike racing. The communication from  ...

Carlton Reid
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New leaders for WFSGI's bike wheel committee that liaises with UCI

New leaders for WFSGI's bike wheel committee that liaises with UCI

Shimano's Tim Gerrits has been elected chair of the bicycle wheel committee of the World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry, WFSGI. Paul Lew, pictured, director of technology and innovation at ...

Carlton Reid
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BikeBiz November 2013 print edition now online

BikeBiz November 2013 print edition now online

BikeBiz's November print edition is now available to read online, or download as a pdf.

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Cookson seeks to rebuild trust in UCI, takes pay cut

Cookson seeks to rebuild trust in UCI, takes pay cut

Brian Cookson's first meeting in charge of the UCI has outlined the new president's goals for the term ahead, with one pre-election pledge - to take a pay cut of ...

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Tour of Britain 2014 and Pearl Izumi Tour Series dates revealed

Tour of Britain 2014 and Pearl Izumi Tour Series dates revealed

The eleventh edition of the revamped Tour of Britain will run from Sunday September 7th to 14th 2014, it has been confirmed.

Jonathon Harker
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UCI federations elect Britain's Brian Cookson as new president

UCI federations elect Britain's Brian Cookson as new president

42 national federation delegates at the UCI Congress in Florence voted to see who would become the next president of the Union Cycliste Internationale. And the winner was Brian Cookson ...

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Women's 5-day Tour of Britain event to be staged in 2014

Women's 5-day Tour of Britain event to be staged in 2014

British Cycling president Brian Cookson is to set up a meeting with ASO, the Tour de France owners, and leading female riders to explore the possibility of recreating the woman's ...

Carlton Reid
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Shimano unveils road disc brakes; UCI ratification can't be far behind

Shimano unveils road disc brakes; UCI ratification can't be far behind

As widely expected Shimano has launched road disc brakes. Currently the UCI does not allow race-use of disc brakes for road bikes. Shimano is a sponsor of the UCI.

Carlton Reid
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Casco signs three year UCI WCC deal

Casco signs three year UCI WCC deal

Helmet manufacturer Casco has signed a three-year agreement with the UCI to supply its World Cycling Centre with helmets.

Mark Sutton
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