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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...

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...

Gianni Moscon fractures scaphoid in gym accident

Team Sky's Gianni Moscon has fractured his scaphoid, a small bone in his wrist, in an accident while training in the gym last week. "I was doing exercises and fell back," Moscon told La Gazzetta dello Sport. "Very stupid. Usually, nothing happens with an accident like that but then I had a bump that started swelling and hurting more." Moscon underwent...

Kildare cyclist appeals for witnesses after hit-and-run

A cyclist from Kildare is appealing for witnesses after being hit by a car this week. Michael Kiernan, a member of Lucan Cycling Road Club, was hospitalised after the incident which took place on the evening of Thursday 9th of November. Michael was cycling on the old road from Kilcock to Enfield in North Kildare when he was hit. He...

Lotto-Soudal unveil 2018 jersey

Puck Moonen and Nikolas Maes today unveiled the Lotto-Soudal jersey which both the Men's and Women's teams will wear next season. The team retains their red and white colour scheme but the new jersey features more white on the front of the jersey than previously with a number of different coloured circles on the back of the jersey. The men's team...

Eusebio Unzué proposes allowing substitutions during a Grand Tour

General Manager of the Movistar team Eusebio Unzué has proposed that teams should be allowed replace riders during a Grand Tour. "Cycling should show humanity," Unzué told Spanish website Ciclo21. "As there are no options to replace any rider (during a race), we have young riders getting destroyed, doing stages of 200 kilometres in very bad conditions." "If there is no...

Greg Van Avermaet wins Flandrien of the Year award for sixth time

Greg Van Avermaet won the prestigious Flandrien of the Year award for a record sixth time yesterday while Sanne Cant won the Flandrienne of the Year award for the first time. Van Avermaet who took victories this season in Paris–Roubaix, Gent–Wevelgem. E3 Harelbeke and Omloop Het Nieuwsblad beat Philippe Gilbert by ten points to win the award which is voted...

UAE Team Emirates Training Camp – Photo Gallery

The 25-rider roster for UAE Team Emirates for 2018 met recently in Lugano, Switzerland to discuss preparations for next season. During the camp, the team were fitted for clothing including helmets and met with the Directeur Sportifs and medical staff. They also were also fitted for bikes and went hiking on Monte Tamaro. The team have been particularly busy in the...

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka unveil 2018 Team Kit

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka have unveiled their 2018 jersey. The jersey changes to predominantly green and white with the bib shorts remaining black. Still emblazoned on the back is the Q trademark of Qhubeka. A photographic portrait of Mark Cavendish by Scott Mitchell in the new jersey has been on display at the Cervélo booth at the Rouleur Classic...

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Kildare cyclist appeals for witnesses after hit-and-run

A cyclist from Kildare is appealing for witnesses after being hit by a car this week. Michael Kiernan, a member of Lucan Cycling Road...

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