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Will yet another extra sprocket make us better cyclists? We look at the possibility of 12-speed groupsets on road bikes, and the benefits they could offer.

The provisional start list has been released for the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (March 19-25) with a strong line-up of Grand Tour contenders.

Provisional list of riders taking part in the 2018 edition of E3 Harelbeke in Belgium on Friday, March 23

From: Alderley Edge, Cheshire Members: 250 Formed: 2012 Meets: Sunday club runs ride out from Aldeli Cafe in Alderley Edge at 9am. Thursday night rides set off from Tesco in…