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The Comedown Human Powered Rollercoaster in Glasgow

The Comedown Human Powered Rollercoaster in Glasgow “Scary the first time,” reports builder Stephen Murray. The artist, sculptor and cyclist behind The Comedown figure-eight track in Glasgow, Scotland just took the first ride on the track last month after months of planning, design and fabrication work. For more info go here. // Post by John Silvera.

Anyone got a cool 8k spare to spend on a bike that goes nowhere?

So here are some of the features your €8.565,00 will get you.  Please note though if you want the marine version for your boat in the South of France expect to pay €10.120,00 to make sure it doesn't corrode with the sea air. Colors: Full Carbon Black Fiber / Silver Fiber / Purple Fiber Size: h 113,4cm x p 54cm x l 112,2cm Weight: 55...

ORICA-GreenEDGE team get hypnotised

Watch the hilarious results of the team getting hypnotised by Comedic Hypnotists Isaac Lomman. It all looks pretty genuine to us. What do you think?

Man-made hill being considered for 2020 Worlds bid

An ambitious plan is being considered to bring the 2020 World Road Race Championships to the flat Dutch province of Drenthe, which would involve developing a purpose-built hill for the circuit. The plan would be to build the hill near the motor racing circuit in Assen. Former sports journalist Dick Heuvelman is the man leading the plan. He said, "The...

Thomas Fallon and Cormac Clarke sign for Belgian team

The Belgian team Illi-Bikes CT have announced their team line-up for 2015, which will include Irish riders Thomas Fallon and Cormac Clarke. 20 year-old Clarke and 19 year-old Fallon will will have a primarily Belgian-based schedule of races next year, as well as being part of the Irish U23 and track pursuit squads.

‘Worst climber ever’ Kenny van Hummel hangs up his wheels

Kenny van Hummel has announced he is retiring from professional cycling. He has been unable to find a team for the 2015 season. The Dutch sprinter notched up numerous wins during his career including stages in the Four Days of Dunkirk and Tour of Belgium. “Unfortunately I have to conclude that I have not been able to find a team,...

Equal prize money for men and women at #Unite4Mandela – Vos and Froome to compete

Marianne Vos (Rabobank) and Chris Froome (Team Sky) are amongst those lining up in the #Unite4Mandela races in Pretoria today. The aim of the event in Pretoria is to show unity for Nelson Mandela. The races will have equal prize money for both men and women. The race winners, in both male and female categories, will receive R250 000; second-placed...

Former Junior World Champion Kai Reus signs for Verandas Willems

Kai Reus who won the Junior Tour of Ireland in 2003, and then went on to win the World Championships later that year has signed for the Belgian team Verandas Willems. Reus looked set to have a really promising career, as he went on to win the U23 Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Tour of Normandy amongst other races. However, in 2007, he...

Police in the UK issue warning about Strava settings following an increase in bike thefts

Police in Wales have advised cyclists to increase their Strava security settings following an increase in bike thefts in Llanelli and Carmarthenshire. It appears that thieves may have been targeting high-value bikes through tracking routes appearing on Strava. DC Ciaran Ryan, of Llanelli CID, told The Llanelli Star, “Some victims were using websites and mobile phone apps to log their cycle...

Philippe Gilbert wants to win all five monuments, but how hard is it?

Philippe Gilbert this week outlined his ambitions of winning all five monuments during his career. He has previously taken victory in both Liege-Bastogne-Liege and the Tour of Lombardy, and now wants to try and win the remaining three. He stated "My dream is to win every classic at least once. I just have Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders and...

Tour de France wildcard hope for Sam Bennett’s team

Tour de France director, Christian Prudhomme, has spoken to German Eurosport this week about cycling in Germany and the Bora - Argon 18 team of Sam Bennett. He said, "It is impressive what Ralph Denk (team manager) has done. He has built the team up step by step and brought it to a higher level. From our first meeting, we...

Taming the Bicycle by Mark Twain

I thought the matter over, and concluded I could do it. So I went down and bought a barrel of Pond’s Extract and a bicycle. The Expert came home with me to instruct me. We chose the back yard, for the sake of privacy, and went to work. Mine was not a full-grown bicycle, but only a colt — a...

Mark Cavendish big Interview (part 1)

Check out the interview with Mark Cavendish where he talks about last year and not quite getting there despite having the horsepower..

Jim Carrey asks God for a bike

"I had a substitute teacher from Ireland in the second grade that told my class during morning prayer that when she wants something — anything at all — she prays for it and promises something for it in return — and she always gets what she wants. Yeah. I'm sitting at the back of the classroom thinking: "Wow. My family...

The Grand Tour contenders 2015 plans

If you're finding it hard to keep track of which Grand Tour the various contenders are due to take part in next year, we've developed this infographic based on recent reports, interviews, etc. Obviously, this is likely to change, but it is our current understanding of where the various Grand Tour contenders are going to clash next year.        

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