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More onboard footage of Jérémy Roy avoiding crashes

Jérémy Roy Roy (FDJ) has uploaded another video, which once again shows his impressive bike handling skills and also his good luck on the final stage of the Tour Down Under. Using onboard front and rear facing cameras, Roy shows how he manages to swerve out of the way of one crash, and his rear-facing camera shows how he avoided...

Watch the highlights of the last stage of the Santos Tour Down Under

Today's final stage of the Tour Down Under consisted of 20 laps of a 4.5 kilometre circuit around King William Road in Adelaide. Starting the stage, Rohan Dennis (BMC) wore the leader's ochre jersey, but Richie Porte (Team Sky) was just two seconds behind. With bonus seconds available on this final stage, it meant it was all to play for.

The validity of Roman Kreuziger’s lie detector results

Roman Kreuziger has posted a picture of himself on his personal website taking a lie detector test, claiming that results from the test show that he didn't dope. In June 2014, Tinkoff-Saxo announced that Kreuziger was being temporarily suspended from racing after the UCI questioned abnormalities in his biological passport from 2011 and 2012, when he was with the Astana...

Watch the final kilometres of Stage 5 of the Santos Tour Down Under

Today's 151 kilometre stage of the Tour Down Under from McLaren Vale to Wilunga Hill was expected to be decisive. The Queen stage would see the riders tackle Willunga Hill twice, and race leader Rohan Dennis (Team BMC) could expect a challenge to his ochre jersey. Tom Dumoulin (Team Giant-Alpecin), Daryl Impey (Orica GreenEdge) and Richie Porte (Team Sky) were...

That Tour Down Under crash from a different angle

Earlier today, we posted the onboard camera footage of the crash at the end of today's stage of the Tour Down Under. It was filmed from the bike of Frenchman Jeremy Roy (FDJ.fr) whereby he somehow managed to avoid going down. Here's the crash filmed from a different angle. In this footage, you can see Roy sneaking through on the...

Want to own Alberto Contador’s S-Works Tarmac?

The Tinkoff Saxo team and bicycle manufacturer Specialized are auctioning one of Alberto Contador's bikes. The 'S-Works Tarmac' is the bike with which the Spaniard 2014 rode to victory in the 2014 Vuelta a Espana. The money will go to the Matonyok Parents Trust orphanage which the riders visited during their expedition to Kilimanjaro last November. The online auction starts on...

Incredible onboard footage of the crash at the Tour Down Under

Watch this footage from Jeremy Roy's onboard camera at the Tour Down Under. There was a crash on today's fourth stage to Mount Barker which happened in the final 150 metres. Somehow Roy managed to avoid it. The slow motion footage makes it even more impressive. Roy's message for the video was "On board the crash !! Don't ask me how...

Watch the final kilometres of Stage 4 of the Santos Tour Down Under

The riders faced 144 kilometres today on the stage from Glenelg to Mount Barker. Today's stage headed south of Adelaide along the coast, before turning inland and heading back north to the finish. After winning yesterday's stage, Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) held a small lead over his teammate Cadel Evans, with Tom Dumoulin (Team Giant-Alpecin) in third.

Tom Boonen’s good news reminded us of another Paris-Roubaix winner who became a dad to twins

Earlier this week, we reported that Tom Boonen had become a father to twin girls, Valentine and Jacqueline. Boonen is not the first Paris-Roubaix winner to become a father of twins. In 1990, the winner of the race in 1984 and 1986, Sean Kelly, celebrated the birth of twins, Nigel and Stacey. We're not sure which twin Sean is holding in...

Team Novo Nordisk to compete in Milan – San Remo

Team Novo Nordisk were announced as one of the wildcard teams selected to compete in Milan – San Remo. It's a great opportunity for the team, as it will be the first time that they will take part in a World Tour race. Irishman Stephen Clancy is a member of the team. These were the reactions of the team management...

Wanty-Groupe Gobert optimistic for season ahead

Wanty-Groupe Gobert spent the past two weeks training in and around sunny Benidorm, Spain. The 21riders of which the team consists in 2015, did three training blocks of three days. Sports director Hilaire Van Der Schueren was happy with what he saw. “The guys worked really hard here. We laid a solid foundation for the season to come. We also...

Inaugural Tour de Yorkshire route announced

The route for the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire has been announced with the 2015 race to start in Bridlington and finish in Leeds. The three-day stage race, a direct legacy of last year’s Yorkshire Grand Depart of the Tour de France, takes place from 1-3 May and will be shown live on television. Stage details are below. Stage 1 Stage 1 will...

Alexis Roche set to link up with NRPT-Standard Life

Nicolas Roche announced this morning that his younger brother Alexis, is set to race with the Nicolas Roche Performance Team this season in a number of international junior races. The younger Roche has been racing for the past number of years on the Cote d’Azur with Mimosa Sprint Mandelieu. The NRPT-Standard Life team, managed by Philip Finegan, also announced...

Watch the final kilometres of Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under

The third stage of the Santos Tour Down Under took the riders from Norwood to Paracombe. The 143km finished on a hill Cadel Evans (BMC), Simon Gerrans (Orica-Green Edge) and Richie Porte (Team Sky) were amongst those expected to do well. Going into the stage, Jack Bobridge (UniSA-Australia) was still holding the leader's jersey, with Juan Jose Lobato (Movistar), Lieuwe Westra...

First on-bike camera footage of the road season at the Tour Down Under

Jeremy Roy of the FDJ.fr team had a camera mounted on his bike for Stage 1 of the Tour Down Under from Tanunda to Campbelltown. Roy was in the bunch which was in pursuit of the four man breakaway. They were unsuccessful in their attempt as one of the breakaway group, Jack Bobridge hung on to win.

Team Sky versus Orica Green Edge at FIFA 15 on the Xbox

After a series of challenges last season between Team Sky and Orica Green Edge, the teams have restarted their rivalry at the Tour Down Under. Luke Rowe, Salvatore Puccio and CJ Sutton of Team Sky take on Luke Durbridge and Mathew Hayman at a game of FIFA 15 on the Xbox One. Sky decided that they would be Wales while Orica...

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