This is just a quick list of the sites I like either because I visit them frequently and find them useful or because I’ve had great service from their products, often over many years. In some cases it’s both of those. Some of them print my articles or sell my books as well.

 

Media

www.guardian.co.uk/sport/cycling

www.cyclingnews.com


www.lequipe.fr/Cyclisme
- quickfire stuff if you are OK reading French

road.cc


www.cyclingweekly.co.uk


www.bikebiz.co.uk


www.velonews.competitor.com


www.velonation.com


www.inrng.com
- topical cycling comment rapidly delivered

www.flandriacafe.com
- fun, slightly off the wall site with some great pix

www.podiumcafe.com
- as above, more media-oriented perhaps

www.thewashingmachinepost.net
- and again, but particularly diverse

magazine.bikeradar.com/category/procycling
- I founded this mag and still have a fond eye for it 12 years on

www.rouleur.cc
- has picked up the cycling magazine ball and rolled it into new and exotic areas

www.velouk.net - could well become the go-to site for UK cycling results and news

 

Good bike bits

www.epic-cycles.co.uk - best for top-end road bikes in the West Midlands, supremely dedicated customer service

www.dolan-bikes.com - Mr D is the go-to guy for track bikes

www.condorcycles.com
- best bike shop in London going back to year dot

www.scienceinsport.com
- I’ve been racing with the help of their nutrition stuff for 15 years and it’s a lot better than I am

www.rapha.cc
- drool inducing kit and books

www.prendas.co.uk
- not quite as stylish perhaps but better if you are on a budget and some glorious retro stuff too

www.islabikes.co.uk
- no better way to introduce the kids to the joys of bike riding. They will give you a kicking eventually but the fun along the way is worth it

www.johnsbikes.co.uk
- Bath emporium run by former London-Brighton organizer John Potter, nice guys in a great town

 

Books and vids and stuff

www.bromleyvideo.com - all the cycling books and vids you could ever need

www.dauntbooks.co.uk
- Marylebone High St branch is the best I think…

www.cycling-books.com
- a massive archive of cycling book reviews

www.watershed.co.uk/programmes/141/
- Bristol film festival, seem to include an annual cycling event

 

Bike racing

new.britishcycling.org.uk

www.uci.ch


www.tissottiming.com
- dead good for track world cup results which don’t make it onto other sites

www.velodrome.org.uk
- specialist track website

 

Various

www.velovercors.com - excellent French gite stays run by ex-international Roger Dunne

www.bentstours.com
- great German and French tours run by ex-Olympic cyclist Steve Bent who will halfwheel me if I don’t mention him.

www.csmapc.co.uk
- Claremont Sports Medicine and Performance Centre in Sheffield. I sampled their bike fit and injury support services recently and can highly recommend them.

www.matthewmorris.co.uk
- the bloke who designed this site.
Nice work and thanks.