Vinokourov suspends Astana Continental team

Alexandre Vinokourov has reportedly suspended the Astana Continental team following the fifth doping case in the Kazakhstani teams. On Wednesday the UCI announced that Artur Fedosseyev had tested positive for an anabolic androgenic steroids. Fedosseyev's positive test is the fifth doping case in just three months for Kazakhstani cycling, all coming from the Astana teams that include the WorldTour team...

Isidro Nozal continues to recover from his serious accident

The former professional Isidro Nozal continues to recover from the serious injuries he suffered in September in a traffic accident. Two months later, Nozal remains in a wheelchair having suffered broken arms, legs and hips. The accident took place on September 30th and involved two cars which collided head-on and a truck near the Cantabrian town of Penagos. Nozal...

The Impossible Bike the worlds smallest folding electrical bike

At only 17" high the Impossible Bike fits into a standard backpack. Check out the kickstarter video below including actual footage of the bike being set up and ridden.

Is this the future?

Set to be released in China by the end of the year, the Dubike is a pedal powered bicycle equipped with regenerative electric technology and full of smart fitness technology. It has heart rate, pedal rate, peddle pressure and other sensors which which connect via Bluetooth to a smartphone app. The power for the electronics comes from a...

The Handmade Cyclist releases great new prints

The Handmade Cyclist has released three new prints and we think they're great. They represent a particular iconic race, described below. They're available from this site: MERCKX ‘69 On the 15th July, 1969, Eddy Merckx scored perhaps his greatest triumph. Riding in his debut Tour de France, Merckx - already in yellow - attacked early. He rode for 140km alone through the...

O’Donnell speaks out about cyclist injuries

Liz O'Donnell, the new head of the Road Safety Authority, has warned drivers about being more aware of cyclists, as the number of injuries sustained by cyclists has seen a big jump. Writing in The Irish Independent, O'Donnell said, "A soon-to-be-published report by the Road Safety Authority will show that there has been a 59pc increase in injuries among cyclists....

People are awesome

Watch 8 times World Champion in Artistic cycling David Schnabel showing you some of the moves that has made him champ in this incredibly difficult discipline.

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...


2020 Rás Tailteann Postponed

Cáirde Rás Tailteann has decided as of today, to definitively postpone the 2020 edition of An Rás Tailteann which was originally due to return...