Award-winning sports Journalist and author
Award-winning sports Journalist and author

Links

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.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
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.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.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
www.procyclingstats.com – statto’s delight which does just what it says on the tin


Various

www.velovercors.com – founded by Roger Dunne, international cyclist who died in August 2015 and is sorely missed
www.matthewmorris.co.uk – the bloke who designed this site.Nice work and thanks.