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Stop Killing Cyclists – Vigil and Demonstration to take place in Dublin this week

A vigil and demonstration is taking place in Dublin this week to highlight the issue of cyclists' safety to the Irish Government. It follows on from the deaths in the past week of two more cyclists. 'Stop Killing Cyclists - Vigil & Demonstration' is being organised by the Dublin Cycling Campaign and takes place on Tuesday (November 21) from 17:30–18:00...

Greg Swinand sets new Irish Elite Hour Record

Greg Swinand has broken the Irish Elite Hour Record during his attempt at the M50 World Hour Record. He extended his own Irish record which he set last year at Velódromo Bicentenario in Aguascalientes City, Mexico and he managed a distance of 48.469 kilometres. This was 1,609 metres longer than his previous record. Last November, Swinand broke both the Irish...

Jacques Anquetil: The Man, The Mystery, The Legend (VIDEO)

Jacques Anquetil - The Man, the Mystery, the Legend is the story of the first five-time winner of the Tour de France. Narrated by Phil Liggett, it features interviews with Raphael Geminiani, Janine Anquetil and Jean-Pierre Ollivier. The film was produced by Philippe Kohly and also includes footage from some of Anquetil's races and archive interviews with the Frenchman. Amongst the...

Irish riders set to join top French DN1 team as part of new initiative

Two Irish riders have been added to the line-up for one of the top French DN1 teams for the 2018 season. Ryan Reilly and Darragh O'Mahony will race for C.C. Nogent-sur-Oise next season and the move to the Northern French team has been secured through work done by Gary McQuaid, Aidan Duff and former An Post Chain Reaction rider...

Racing through a Swiss castle at Redbull Velodux (VIDEO)

The 4th edition of Redbull Velodux took place in Switzerland recently with over 300 cyclists taking part in the urban cyclocross race. The riders start with a 200 metre run to grab their bikes before setting off on a challenging and unusual course which included a section through a castle in the village of Estavayer-le-lac on the shores of Lake...

Armée de Terre will not continue into 2018 season

The French UCI Continental team Armée de Terre will not continue next season following on from a decision by the Ministry of the Armed Forces to stop funding the team, according to Le Parisien. On Friday morning, the team staff made the announcement to the riders at the barracks at Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Rumours had been circulating in recent days that the...

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka announce 2018 roster

While the 2017 cycling season concluded just a few weeks ago for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, planning for the 2018 season is well underway already. The African team descended upon Cape Town, South Africa, for their 2018 season training and strategizing camp. From medical assessments to performance goals, the riders and staff of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka have...

Aqua Blue Sport riders to take part in cycles around Ireland

Cyclists will have an opportunity to ride with members of the Aqua Blue Sport team at various locations around Ireland over the next month. Amongst the riders lining up for the various rides are Vuelta a España stage winner Stefan Denifl and US Road Race Champion Larry Warbasse. Martyn Irvine, Conor Dunne and Adam Blythe will also attend some of...

An Post Chain Reaction’s Jonas Bokeloh signs for Team Brandenburg

Jonas Bokeloh is the latest An Post Chain Reaction rider to have found a new team for the 2018 season following on from the news that the Irish team were unable to find a new primary sponsor to replace An Post and would be unable to continue next season. Bokeloh has signed for Team Brandenburg who have also announced the...

UKAD conclude investigation into jiffy bag delivered to Team Sky in June 2011

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) have concluded their investigation into the package delivered to Team Sky during the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné and have said that no anti-doping charges will be brought in relation to the jiffy bag and have said that this will remain the case unless new evidence were to come to light. In a statement from UKAD, they said...

UAE Team Emirates Staff Participate in Safe Driving Course

UAE Team Emirates staff have participated in a safe driving course organised by Mitsubishi Italia who have supplied the team's fleet over the past number of years. The course took place at the Tazio Nuvolari di Cervesina Circuit in Pavia where the team's drivers were instructed on emergency and preventative braking procedures, how to manage over-steering and swerving, drift and...

Highlights from the Prologue and Stage One of the Tour du Rwanda (VIDEO)

The Tour du Rwanda (2.2) started over the weekend in Kigali with the usual massive crowds lining the roadside. The race started off with a prologue on Sunday with the riders then facing seven road stages. The line-up features a mix of African national teams such as Rwanda, Algeria, Eritrea and Ethiopia, UCI Continental teams including Tirol Cycling Team and...