Irish cyclists racing abroad in 2015 – UPDATED

We have added some more names to the list of Irish riders racing abroad in 2015. Let us know at if you know of any other Irish cyclists racing abroad next year and we will add them to the list.   Sam Bennett Team Bora – Argon 18 Lydia Boylan Team WNT Marcus Christie Bissell-ABG-Giant Stephen Clancy Team Novo Nordisk Cormac Clarke Illi Bikes CT Lauren Creamer Pearl Izumi Sports Tours...

IAM Cycling team to race the World Tour next year.

As of January 1, 2015, IAM Cycling, which joined the professional ranks as a Pro Continental team when founded in 2013 by IAM Funds CEO Michel Thétaz, will join the cycling elite as the 18th team in the World Tour. This promotion, was the icing on the cake of the team’s second season which was marked by great...

New exhibition will celebrate two Belgian sporting icons – Eddy Merckx and Jacky Ickx

A new exhibition is opening in Brussels which celebrates the 70th birthdays of two Belgian sporting icons, Eddy Merckx and Jacky Ickx. Merckx is arguably the greatest cyclist ever, whilst Ickx had a stellar motor racing career, winning numerous Grands Prix, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Paris-Dakar. The exhibition opens on the 6th of December and will feature numerous...

Want to own one of Dan Martin’s bikes?

Garmin-Sharp have put up for sale a number of race bikes used in 2014, and amongst them is one used by Dan Martin. Below is their description of the bike. Quick Overview This Cervelo S3 was ridden by Dan Martin during the 2014 race season. This frame and fork are in good condition showing a few signs of use. There is...

Full Irish Team Embark on the Second World Cup of the Season, in London

Cycling Ireland has entered a full team in this weekend’s UCI Track Cycling World Cup in London. This is the second World Cup on the Track Cycling 2014/15 calendar, with more valuable Olympic qualification points available. Racing begins on Friday with the Men and Women’s Team Pursuit Squads competing, the Men’s Team will have a development focus, with Martyn...

How To Make Your Own Cycle Rollers For Under $32 Or £20!

Cycle rollers can be expensive, so here's how to make your very own, slightly flammable, set for less than $32/£20.

Tinkoff-Saxo unveils new training kit

For the first time in cycling a team will have two different sets of offical kit, one for racing and one for training. The team showed off the new 'camo' kit on the first day of their two week training camp in Gran Canaria. What do you think of it?  Let us know in the comments below.    

Is A Rough Ride Ireland’s Greatest Sports Book?

The Irish Examiner have listed what they consider to be the greatest Irish sports books, and A Rough Ride by Paul Kimmage comes out on top. The book was published in 1990 shortly after the Dubliner retired as a professional cyclist. In it, Kimmage lifts the lid on doping in cycling, and explained how he came to try amphetamines himself....

“I have never tested positive for doping” – Roman Kreuziger

Roman Kreuziger (Tinkoff-Saxo) has published some of his biological passport data in a bid to help his defense in advance of his CAS hearing. The data is from between 2007 and 2013. In his open letter he states amongst other things, “I have never tested positive for doping. Despite this for a year and a half now I have been...

McConvey and Sadler join up with new team mates on first Team 3M training camp

Connor McConvey and Jack Sadler have joined up with their new Team 3M team mates for their first training camp in preparation for the 2015 season. McConvey moves to the team from the Synergy-Baku, whilst Sadler joins from Rapha Condor JLT. They met with their new team mates for the training camp in Belgium. This gave them the opportunity to...

Taylor Phinney – The Big Interview Part 2

Here's the second part of the interview conducted by the guys at InCycle TV with Taylor Phinney earlier this year.

Andy Schleck finally receives his 2010 Tour de France winner’s trophy

Andy Schleck was finally awarded the winner's trophy for the 2010 Tour de France in Paris last night. The Tour was initially won by Alberto Contador, but the Spaniard was later revealed to have failed a doping test. In September of that year, Contador revealed that a urine sample he had given on 21 July, a rest day in...

Taylor Phinney – The Big Interview Part 1

In Part 1 of his interview with inCycleTV, BMC rider Taylor Phinney talks about his career to-date, and what type of rider he is.

Lotto-Belisol’s off-season antics

While other teams climb Kilimanjaro or go sailing in the Caribbean during the off-season, the Lotto-Belisol get involved in a more intimate (and much cheaper) team-building exercise. It looks like there wasn't much left in the team budget at the end of the season. They decided to see how many of the team could fit in a car. They...

Cadel Evans tribute video

This video was shown at the Cycling Australia awards to celebrate Cadel Evans career. A great clip of his highlights. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.src = "//"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by SBS Cycling Central.

Australian Prime Minister goes for a spin with ORICA GreenEDGE

Even more from the team's backstage pass: To celebrate ORICA's two year sponsorship renewal and to mark the announcement the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP joined the team for a ride around Canberra and hosted a breakfast function back at Parliament House.