Cycling Ireland announce team for Track Cycling World Cup

Cycling Ireland has entered a large team in next weekend’s UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Cali, Colombia. This is the third and final 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 see Martyn Irvine and...

Onboard with Leif Lampater at the Rotterdam Six

This onboard footage from German cyclist Leif Lampater at the Rotterdam Six Day, which is currently taking place, shows the craziness of the Madison. Lampater is teamed up with Nico Hesslich and after three nights, the duo were in sixth place overall. The Belgian pair Jasper de Buyst and Kenny de Ketele were leading. Looking at this footage, we're surprised there...

Alex Dowsett’s World Hour Record song

We thought it was just football teams that recorded a song in advance of a competition but a song has now been released to mark Alex Dowsett's World Hour record attempt. A song entitled Perfect Hour, written and produced by Daniel Carasco and sung by Chantelle Lee has been released in advance of Dowsett's attempt. The English rider will tackle...

Top Irish team looking to strengthen team

The Galway-based team Black Rose Racing are looking to fill two places on their Road/Track team setup for next season. If you are interested or know someone interested, you can contact them through their facebook page . They are looking for people who can work in a team structure. On the track, all equipment will be provided. In...

“I had to tell myself that I hadn’t won gold yet” Orla Hendron _ Ireland’s latest World Champion

Two months ago, Orla Hendron of Orwell Wheelers claimed her second rainbow jersey when she won the 2-kilometre pursuit at the World Track Masters Championships in Manchester in the 50-54 age category. It followed on from her points race win in the 2010 World Championships in the 45-49 age category. In the final of the pursuit, she finished in...

Full Replay | 2014 Track Cycling World Cup | London, Great Britain

If you missed any of the action here is over three hours of track racing from the Cycling World Cup in London. Please note the action starts at 51 seconds in case you think the video is not working.

The Dutch pairing crash in the Men’s Madison

The Dutch pairing of Wim Stroetinga and Jan-Willem van Schip didn't quite get it right in the men's madison at the UCI Track World Cup in London. They messed up their handsling and both went tumbling and were forced out of the race. Great Britain's Mark Christian and Owain Doull won gold in the event with New Zealand finishing...

Scratch Race with camera and mic on Luke Rowe from Team Sky

Watch this great video of the Scratch Race at Revolution Round 2 in Manchester which includes on bike footage and sound from Team Sky's Luke Rowe. The mic captures all the race tactics and the camera really lets you feel like you're right there in the race. Is this the future of how we view sports?

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.

Madison rider point of view

A great perspective of the slingshot move used in the madision which shows just how fast the guys accelerate.

Inside the derny race with Jasper de Buyst

This short video of Jasper de Buyst in the Ghent Six-Day really shows the shortness of the track, the speed and the effort required each lap. Have a look.

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.

Bizarre track race – the Marymoor crawl

If you haven't seen this great event before, check it out. It's called the Marymoor Crawl, and takes place at the July Marymoor Grand Prix track meet in Redmond, Washington State. The race involves riders having to stay upright, without touching their feet on the ground, crossing the finish line or clashing with each other for minutes, before the bell...

Former Irish Olympian looses battle against cancer

It ipassing of Deirdre Murphy Bader, founder of Star Track Cycling in New York, N.Y., a champion in track development and competitor in the 2000 Olympic Games. Deirdre lost a courageous battle against cancer and is survived by her husband, Larry, and son, Ethan. Deirdre Murphy Bader was a major track cycling influence in New York. Deirdre Murphy...

An Post – Chain Reaction duo to line up in Ghent Six-Day

The An Post - Chain Reaction duo of Glenn O'Shea and Shane Archbold are set to line up in the Ghent Six-Day starting on November 18th. O'Shea was victorious two years ago, when he was paired with Iljo Keisse. This year, Keisse lines up with his Omega Pharma - Quick Step teammate Mark Cavendish. Amongst the other favourites are the...

“It will be one of the hardest trials of my life” – Thomas Dekker to attempt the Hour Record

Thomas Dekker (Garmin-Sharp) is the latest rider to attempt to break the Hour Record. He has announced that he will make his attempt in the spring, and therefore won't be racing on the road in the opening months of the season, as he concentrates all his efforts for his Hour attempt. The Hour Record has had a new lease of...