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Gediminas Bagdonas signs new contract

The Lithuanian rider Gediminas Bagdonas has signed a new contract with the French team AG2R-La Mondiale. This means that the 2012 Lithuanian champion continues with the team for a third consecutive year. He has stated that his main aims for 2015 will be the Spring Classics, and the team have strengthened their classics team with the signings of the...

Amazon to Use Bike Messengers for One-hour Delivery in New York City

The Wall Street Journal reported that E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc plans to experiment with bike messengers to offer deliveries in New York City within an hour. The company was not immediately available for comment about the delivery decision. The WSJ report said, the superfast service, dubbed "Amazon Prime Now", attempts to replicate shopping in a physical store by delivering...

Details of 2015 Irish Women’s National League announced

Details of the 2015 Joe Daly Cycles Women’s National League have just been released. The series will kick off in Cork in March, with the last of the seven race series taking place in Clonmel in August. THe races are as follows: March 15 Kay Strattan Memorial, Blarney April 19 Visitnenagh.ie, Nenagh April 28 Waller Cup, Bohermeen May 24 North Down GP, Bangor May 31...

New Irish cycling magazine set to launch

A new Irish cycling magazine, entitled Cycling, is set to launch soon, edited by Declan Quigley. The magazine will feature cycling news from Ireland and abroad, touring and travel, technical matters, training and more. Quigley is one of the voices of cycling on Eurosport, in addition to being the Irish correspondent for Red Bull Magazine. For more information, check the link...

A simple wave

Adam Butler has a simple solution to a complex problem. As as cyclists and a driver he feels that a simple wave will help people see you for more than just an annoyance on the road. Butler is launching the WAVE campaign in his hometown in hopes to improve relationships between cyclists, pedestrians, and drivers. “We need something to...

Half Bike Shop – Half Pub

This bike shop in Portland, Oregon looks pretty cool. Velo Cult is equal parts bike shop, venue, and bar. They have a few live music acts every week in addition to showing films. In their bar, they serve 12 different types of beer, and that's not all. They also have a museum of classic bikes, including vintage bikes from Cinelli,...

Landslides affect Tour de France route

Two landslides in Northern France in 2012 and 2013 may result in a diversion from the planned route for Stage 6 of next year's Tour de France. The landslides occurred near Dieppe in Normandy, where the stage from Abbeville to Le Havre will pass. The cliffs at Pourville, overlooking the English Channel, fell by 40 meters, carrying a house and...

1986 World’s Photography – Exhibition in New York

A new exhibition of photographs from the '86 World Championships opened last night in New York. The photographs were taken by Kevin Hatt at the event which was held in Colorado Springs that year. Hatt, who was a young photo assistant and his friend Sukeun Chun decided to drive from New York City to Colorado to see the first ever...

No cyclo cross for Winter Olympics

A decision has been made that cyclocross will not feature in the Winter Olympics. A meeting has been held by the International Olympic Committee in Monte Carlo and it was decided to maintain the rule that only sports which take place on ice or snow would be part of the Winter Olympics. Earlier this year, the UCI president Brian Cookson...

Cycling Ireland coach Brian Nugent nominated for Philips Sports Manager of the Year

The head coach of Cycling Ireland, Brian Nugent, has been nominated for the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award. The winner will be announced later today. The award has been going since 1982, and amongst the previous winners are Jack Charlton, Eddie Jordan, Ger Loughnane, Sean Boylan and Declan Kidney. Nugent has been involved with development and High Performance coaching...

“I had to tell myself that I hadn’t won gold yet” Orla Hendron _ Ireland’s latest World Champion

Two months ago, Orla Hendron of Orwell Wheelers claimed her second rainbow jersey when she won the 2-kilometre pursuit at the World Track Masters Championships in Manchester in the 50-54 age category. It followed on from her points race win in the 2010 World Championships in the 45-49 age category. In the final of the pursuit, she finished in...

Two An Post Rás winners moving to new teams

The two most recent winners of the An Post Rás, Clemens Fankhauser and Marcin Bialoblocki, have both been linked with new teams today. The 2014 winner, Fankhauser, has revealed that he will be leaving Team Tirol for an unnamed new Austrian continental team. The Austrian enjoyed an excellent 2014 season. In addition to winning the Rás, he finished in second...

UK premiere tonight of ‘Clean Spirit: In the Heart of the Tour’

A unique and compelling inside story of cycling team, Argos-Shimano, keen on showing that winning is possible without any use of doping. The film follows the team during the 100th edition of the Tour de France. Knowing that they cannot beat their opponents in the mountains, they have specialized in the sprint. We see the young team inside...

“To be able to eliminate so many riders was a big performance” – Sean Kelly talks about Philip Deignan

Sean Kelly has told Rouleur magazine that he considers Philip Deignan (Team Sky) to have been one of the domestiques of the year. Kelly was being asked for his selections for the Rouleur Awards for 2014 for various categories including best stage race and best one-day race, and he picked out the Donegal man as being one of the...

Dublin Cycling Christmas Party

This is on tonight, Monday, December 8, 2014 in the Central Hotel in Dublin. Now in its 9th year the party will look back at 2014 and reflect on some of their successes in the 12 months and also look ahead to 2015. There will also be some fab prizes available in a raffle for those in attendance.

Pedal powered theme park

Gunma Cycle Sports Center is a bicycle them park and can be found in Japan. We tried to write a short piece about it but the commentary in this video does a much better job of it. Visit the website to book your all day pass now...!!

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Elia Viviani wins stage four of the Tour de Suisse

Elia Viviani (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) bounced back after finishing a frustrating second in Murten yesterday and captured his maiden win at the Tour de...

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