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Peter Sagan wins historic third consecutive World Road Race title

Peter Sagan took a historic victory at the Elite Men's Road Race at the UCI World Road Championships in Bergen, Norway today becoming the first rider ever to win three in a row after his victories in Richmond in 2015 and Doha last year. In a sprint finish from a diminished lead group, Sagan just edged out Alexander Kristoff (Norway)...

Elite Men’s Start List – UCI Road World Championships

Elite Men's Start List - UCI Road World Championships 1 SAGAN Peter SVK 2 BASKA Erik SVK 3 CANECKY Marek SVK 4 KOLAR Michal SVK 5 SAGAN Juraj SVK 6 TYBOR Patrik SVK 7 BENOOT Tiesj BEL 8 GILBERT Philippe BEL 9 KEUKELEIRE Jens BEL 10 NAESEN Oliver BEL 11 STUYVEN Jasper BEL 12 TEUNS Dylan BEL 13 VAN AVERMAET Greg BEL 14 VERMOTE Julien BEL 15 WELLENS Tim BEL 16 BENNATI Daniele ITA 17 BETTIOL...

Damien Shaw ruled out of World Road Race Championships due to injury

Damien Shaw has been ruled out of starting the Elite Men's Road Race at the UCI World Road Championships in Bergen, Norway tomorrow due to injury. Cycling Ireland announced the news this evening. It would have marked the Mullingar man's debut at the race and his selection on the team was a reflection of his impressive performances this season....

Number of cyclists killed or seriously hurt down 20% in West Midlands since close pass operation launched

West Midlands Police in the UK have reported that the number of cyclists killed or seriously hurt on the region’s roads has dropped by a fifth since the force launched an operation protecting them from ‘close pass’ drivers. #OpClosePass was introduced by West Midlands Police a year ago and sees plain clothes police officers cycling busy roads on the lookout...

Denmark’s Julius Johansen wins Junior Men’s Road Race World Championships

Julius Johansen (Denmark) won the Junior Men’s Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway today after attacking alone on the final lap of the 135-kilometre race. Coming up to the final ascent of Salmon Hill, Johansen attacked the lead group and gained a lead of half a minute as he crested the top of the climb....

Finnish rider hospitalised after collision with car at U23 Men’s World Road Race

Finnish cyclist Joni Kanerva, crashed heavily at the U23 Men's Race at the UCI World Road Championships in Bergen, Norway yesterday. The 22 year-old broke a collarbone and suffered bruised ribs and facial injuries and he was sent to Haukeland University Hospital where his condition was described as stable. The crash happened when one of the team cars in the...

Remembering Stephen Roche’s 1987 World Championship Victory (VIDEO)

By Graham Healy By 1987, Irish riders had come close to the top step at the Professional Men’s Road Race at the World Championships. However, the gold was proving elusive. In 1962, Shay Elliott had finished second behind Jean Stablinski in Salo, Italy. Sean Kelly claimed the bronze medal in Goodwood, England, in 1982, and Stephen Roche did the same...

Mark Downey sprints to ninth in the Men’s U23 World Road Race Championships

Mark Downey has finished his road season on a high, with 9th in the Men’s U23 Road Race at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway today. It rounds off an excellent season for the 21 year-old which also saw him win gold in the Points Race at the Cali round of the UCI Track Cycling World...

Stephen Clancy goes close to victory at the Tour of China II

Irish rider Stephen Clancy (Team Novo Nordisk) went close to the biggest victory of his career when he was caught with just 200 metres remaining of the third stage of the Tour of China II (2.1). The Limerickman had been part of a seven-rider which had gotten clear after a frantic first hour of racing on the 94-kilometre stage starting...

David Lappartient elected UCI President

Frenchman David Lappartient has today been elected President of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) after securing 37 votes to 8 against incumbent Brian Cookson. The vote took place at the UCI Congress in Bergen, Norway, and comprised the 45 voting delegates democratically elected within each Continental Confederation responsible for electing the UCI President and Management Committee (see note to...

Tour de Yorkshire increases to four days in 2018

It has been announced today that the Tour de Yorkshire will increase from three to four days in 2018. Organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and A.S.O had been seeking to extend the race after its phenomenal success over the last three years, and cycling’s world governing body the UCI confirmed the decision on Thursday with the four-day Tour de Yorkshire...

Aqua Blue Sport to ride the 3T Strada in 2018

Aqua Blue Sport has announced that it will ride the 3T STRADA in 2018. The STRADA is the world’s first aero road bike dedicated to wider tires and a single chainring drivetrain. In the few months since its introduction, it has already won an Interbike Innovation award and nominations for several other awards. Rick Delaney, Team Owner, said that...