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Iain Duncan Smith raises retirement age for Olympic cyclists

plenty of mileage left in those magnificent thighsFollowing an attempt yesterday by six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy to retire from professional cycling, the Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has immediately legislated to require all members of team GB to continue professional competition ‘until at least 75 years of age, preferably longer’.

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Posted: Apr 18th, 2013
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‘We thought of cycling first,’ say veteran two-wheel commuters

People who have been cycling ‘long before Bradley bloody Wiggins and the Olympics came along’ have been loudly pointing it out to those who have just developed a sudden urge to get down to their local bike shop and join in.

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2012
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British public ‘elated but exhausted’ after trying to watch cycling for a week

Thousands of Brits have expressed their delight at Bradley Wiggins’ Tour de France win, but also admitted that they are ‘mentally and physically drained’ after pretending to be interested in cycling for a whole week.

‘It was a long, hard slog. The highlights alone were tough going, and the live coverage was probably the most gruelling thing I’ve ever done’, said newly converted cycling ‘fan’ Jim Westing from Stoke.

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Posted: Jul 24th, 2012
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Bradley Wiggins tests positive for Quadrophenia

This year’s Tour de France has been rocked by fresh allegations of modding.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2012
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