Could pro cycling take lessons from pro triathlon?
Here's what's making headlines on Thursday, April 15.
Kiwi climber rails against governing body's strict new rules after his own memorable moments giving and receiving bottles at bike races.
Former world champion urges colleagues to become more involved, while Wellens admits he will miss TT position in breakaways.
During stage races the UCI will dock a rider 30 seconds for a first offense and two minutes for a second. A third offense brings expulsion.
CPA president vows to press for safer barriers at next round of stakeholder meetings.
French women's WorldTour road racers successfully pushed for pro licenses.
Philippe Gilbert, Matteo Trentin say barriers, vehicles in bunch are top safety priority for peloton
Classics veteran Gilbert chastises colleagues for not taking more active role in safety negotiations.
A stronger riders union could bring substantial progress on the major challenges the riders face today – more stable employment, safer racing conditions, and a more secure post-retirement future.
Ex-pro Gianni Bugno defends CPA against renegade group creating a rival rider association.
Riders, agents and others working to create splinter group to form new union.
CPA defends its position after protesting 260km flat stage in the middle of a week of high mountains.
Riders' group the CPA investigating circumstances around crash after low-flying helicopter blows barriers into racecourse.
UCI president backs rider's union from efforts to change voting bylaws within the group.
A splinter group of top pro riders will no longer meet with the labor group CPA at the Imola world championships.
CPA calls for greater unity and increased team role in ensuring rider safety.
CPA president urges newly-developing coalition to work as part of long-running riders' group.
A petition urging the CPA to change its ways has garnered signatures from 325 WorldTour riders in just 48 hours.
Retired pro Stef Clement leading new organizational push among men's elite peloton.
Riders’ union exploring the possibility of adding two teams to all grand tours to help struggling squads
Texan urges riders to act collectively in wake of financial uncertainties arising from coronavirus crisis.
"We'll never accept a generalized reduction in salaries," states union as it looks to protect riders' pay in wake of coronavirus crisis.
Priority to be given to the three grand tours and the monuments, once racing resumes.
The head of the CPA was critical of rider protests this week ahead of Thursday's controversial vote to determine the next union president.
Despite a protest letter signed by 27 prominent pro cyclists, the CPA riders' union will push through presidential election on Thursday.
The peloton disagrees with the process laid out by the CPA for its presidential vote on Thursday in Austria.
Chris Froome and other top riders clamor for an election that allows each vote to be counted and won't require travel to Austria.
The Belgian riders' union, Sporta, votes to withdraw from the CPA international union of pro cyclists.
Riders are increasingly questioning the CPA’s ability to manage its financial obligations and longer-term economic stability.
The North American riders' association says race organizers aren't addressing true safety concerns with roster reduction plans.
According to preliminary results from a survey conducted by the riders association, 40 percent of pros don't want disc brakes in the peloton.
The professional riders union is expanding its membership base which could lead to a sea change in how it pushes for reform and change.
Pro riders' union expresses its concern about disc brakes in the pro peloton, says it wasn't included in decision-making.
The Outer Line suggests a stronger, more influential riders' union may actually be the first, most important step to improving pro cycling.
The UCI will test a new extreme weather protocol at the Giro d’Italia, a race infamous for bad weather in the high mountains
Riders sat in protest on the start line of Pais Vasco's second stage for five minutes in protest over Monday's crash
The professional rider’s association will have an official delegate at all future UCI WorldTour events to represent the peloton's interests
Italian Gianni Bugno, president of the Association of Professional Cyclists (CPA), was unanimously reelected for the next four years at a meeting in Milan
Italian asks Tour de France press corps to stop asking Chris Froome about doping
Cycling has a manifesto, a movement and a 'Charter of the Willing,' but appears set to start 2013 without much change
Gianni Bugno, leader of the riders' association, says dialogue with his group is a necessary part of moving on from the Armstrong Affair
Management committee's emergency meeting must appease the teams' and riders' concerns over the direction of the sport
Jonathan Vaughters says a deal reached between riders and teams to increase minimum rider salaries for 2013 is a step toward collaboration