Cycling

New independent test ranks bicycle helmet safety

Bicycle helmet manufacturers are currently restricted from being able to claim exactly how safe their helmets actually are; they’re only allowed to state that they “meet or exceed” government-mandated minimum safety requirements. However, a new independent test developed by Virginia Tech university and the US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) aims to change all […]

Cycling

The French Government Rejected The Request To Make Mechanical Doping Is Illegal

Hopes that the fight against technological fraud would be strengthened due to criminalisation of hidden motors have been dashed, at least temporarily, by the French government. Politician Marc Le Fur had proposed a motion to make so-called mechanical doping illegal, thus making those breaking the law liable to heavy penalties. He suggested a sanction of […]