Teenager fighting for his life after falling from off-road bike, travelling across carriageway and colliding with tree

A teenager is fighting for his life in hospital following a serious off-road bike collision in Wigan.

Police were called to a crash on Warrington Road in Ince at around 4.40pm on Sunday, August 30.

The accident happened near to the junction with Dale Street.

An 18-year-old man suffered serious injuries after falling off of an orange KTM 200 EXC off-road bike before travelling across the carriageway and colliding with a tree.

Emergency services attended and he was taken to hospital with a serious head injury where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing, a spokesman for GMP said.

Police Constable Karl Horner, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This is a tragic accident which has sadly left a man fighting for his life, and we are keen to establish the full circumstances surrounding this collision.

“This collision happened on a

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Cyclist wanted in several assaults on Virginia trails

Police say a man has been riding his bike at a high rate of speed on trails, shouting for pedestrians to move over, and sometimes assaulting them and pulling down his shorts to expose his buttocks.

Police say a man has been riding his bike at a high rate of speed on trails, shouting for pedestrians to move over, and sometimes assaulting them and pulling down his shorts to expose his buttocks.

Arlington County Police are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted several walkers on a local trail.

In four of the five incidents, the cyclist assaulted pedestrians, according to Arlington County Police.

The cyclist reportedly struck one man in the face, hit a runner on the back of her head and neck with his open hand while riding by at a high rate of speed, tried to snatch a phone from a pedestrian, and in one case, screamed

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Teen fighting for life after scrambler bike veers off road and hits tree

A teenager is fighting for life after the scrambler bike he was riding veered off the road and hit a tree.

The 18-year-old was rushed to hospital when his orange off-road bike crashed shortly before 5pm on Sunday.

Emergency services were called to the site of the collision on Warrington Road, in Wigan, close to the junction with Dale Street.

Paramedics treated the boy at the scene before taking him to a local hospital where he is being treated for serious head injuries.

Greater Manchester Police issued an update on Monday to say that his condition was now critical and he was fighting for his life.

In a statement, officers said they are appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward to help with enquiries.

The force added: “Police are appealing for information after a man has been left in a

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Wahoo Fitness Kickr Smart Trainer Review: Brings the Backroads Indoors

If the pandemic wasn’t enough reason to take your cycling inside last spring, the cooler weather this fall will be. And while sweating up a storm in your basement after a glorious season of summer outdoor riding seems, well, kind of gross, there are still a lot of reasons to rejoice over the increasing sophistication of indoor trainers.

Take the fifth-generation Wahoo Kickr that debuted in early August. While it carries the same price tag and compact design as its previous iteration, the new Kickr offers impressive upgrades in calibration, accuracy, and especially connectivity—those who have ever been dropped on Zwift mid-ride (or mid-race) because of a bad connection will be psyched to learn that Wahoo’s new built-in Direct Connect port will forever eliminate that issue. We’ll get to that. But first, the basics.

Freedom Train

Photograph: Rafael Astorga/Wahoo Fitness

Unlike the Kickr Smart Bike, the stand-alone indoor bike we

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DMT KM1 shoes review – BikeRadar

DMT KM1 shoes


Our review

Technically brilliant design that comes at a high price

Light; stiff-soled; supremely comfortable

Minimal insole isn’t the best

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DMT’s KM1 is, by the brand’s own definition, a mountain-bike marathon shoe but they work well for gravel riding too.

The KM1 was conceived alongside the road-specific KR1 shoe, using a material designed by DMT and based on the latest generation of running shoes with a three-dimensional seamless knitted structure.

This kind of engineered knit upper has been around for a few years in non-cycling sports shoes but are a recent development here. Rival brands have knitted upper shoes, but most of those are a hybrid upper – so either a knitted skin over a formed base, or pairing knitted fabrics with more traditional materials and construction.

The KM1 is very different because the uppers have

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Public Notice: Opportunity to Comment on CWA Section 401 Certification for the Yellowcalf Road Bicycle Path in the Wind River Indian Reservation | EPA in Wyoming


EPA is is planning to issue a Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certification for a CWA Section 404 Nationwide Permit (NWO‑2014‑02788) for a proposed project crossing several canals and tributaries to Wind River in Fremont County, Wyoming. The project will parallel Yellowcalf Road, providing an alternative transportation method along the road. The project is within the exterior boundaries of Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming.

Project Description

The purpose of the proposed project is to construct a bike path along a 2-mile section of Yellowcalf Road near Ethete. The project area is located along the eastern boundary of Section 4, Township 1 South, Range 1 East and eastern boundary of Section 33, Township 1 North, Range 1 East of the Wind River Meridian, Fremont County, of the River Indian Reservation, Wyoming.

Waterways: tributaries to Wind River
Location: Latitude 42.872983, Longitude -108.646527 (project midpoint)
Applicant: Wind River Tribes Roads

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Neighbor sees man swipe bike, hours later spots him with bike at park, calls police

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MADISON, Wis. — A 56-year-old man is accused of stealing a Madison woman’s bike from her porch Tuesday and another bike in a prior incident, police said.

The Madison Police Department said a neighbor spotted a man at about 6:30 a.m. checking doors of parked cars in the Clark Court area.

According to the report, the neighbor told police he watched as the same man swiped a $700 Trek road bike off of a Clark Court woman’s porch. The neighbor, and the woman reported all of this to an officer who was called to the scene.

Several hours later, just before noon, the neighbor spotted the same man sitting on a bench at Brittingham Park with the stolen bike right next to him. The witness called 911.

When an officer

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‘Bullshit 100’ and the allure of off-pavement road riding – UPDATED

The beautiful roads near North Plains
were a cakewalk compared to what was to come.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Riding “road” bikes on gravel and dirt roads is experiencing a major boom in popularity here in Oregon. On Sunday, I joined a dozen other intrepid riders for the “Women’s Bullshit 100” ride to found out why.

The BS 100 is one of a growing number of events on the annual calendar that lives in a hybrid space between official event and just a bunch of friends getting together for a ride. Thanks to a region full of bike adventure lovers, these type of rides are growing like weeds. A pioneer in this style is the Ronde PDX, an unsanctioned ride through Portland’s West Hills that attracts thousands of eager participants each year. Another prime example is VeloDirt, whose founder Donnie Kolb has become something of a legend for his epic

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Greipel and Dan Martin to ride new Factor Ostro VAM aero bike at the Tour de France

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Factor Ostro VAM

André Greipel was spotted aboard an all-new Factor aero bike (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Factor Ostro VAM

The same bike was spotted beneath Dan Martin, suggesting the bike might be able to meet the UCI’s weight limit of 6.8kg (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

At the Tour de France teams presentation, Israel Start-Up Nation’s André Greipel and Dan Martin took to the stage aboard as-yet-unreleased Factor road bikes, which Cyclingnews believes to be the new Factor Ostro VAM.

The bike in question is unquestionably aero in design, sharing traits with other aero offerings such as the new Canyon Aeroad, also spotted at the Tour team presentation beneath Alejandro Valverde. 

Rumours have been circulating of a new bike from the British brand since a new model appeared on the UCI’s list of approved frame and forks on July 22. The Ostro, given the frame code of

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Best 3D-printed road bike saddles: Fizik vs Specialized

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Best 3D-Printed Road Bike Saddle

Where the Specialized features CLIP technology (Continuous Liquid Interface Production) the Fizik saddles use Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) – both methods are essentially the same (Image credit: Aaron Borrill)
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Best 3D-Printed Road Bike Saddle

Unlike the other two saddles that feature a more traditional black colour, the Fizik Antares Versus Evo 00 Adaptive uses a colourless, off-white 3D-printed lattice (Image credit: Aaron Borrill)
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Best 3D-Printed Road Bike Saddle

A close up of the various 3D-printed textures (Image credit: Aaron Borrill)

The 3D-printing concept is a hugely popular phenomenon in the cycling world at present with everything from helmets and gloves through to components and even bikes utilising this new technology – all in the quest for the perfect fit. We’ve already covered both the 3D-printed Fizik Antares Versus Evo 00 Adaptive and Specialized S-Works Power with Mirror saddles in detail and came away thoroughly impressed by what both

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