Top 10 cycling news stories of 2016

We take a look back at the 10 most-read news articles on the Cycling Weekly website in 2016

There's no denying that 2016 had more than its fair share of big news stories, with global events taking some unexpected twists and turns. That also translated to the cycling world too, with several strands of news generating interest throughout the past 12 months.

The year started with the Giant-Alpecin team being hit by a car during a training ride in Calpe, and continued with the tragic death of Antoine Demoitié; the furore surrounding allegations of bullying and sexism in Team GB; therapeutic use exemption certificates being hacked; Chris Froome winning a third Tour de France; and a mysterious package.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.