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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...

Cycling Ireland Membership Awards

Tomorrow is your last chance to vote in the Cycling Ireland Membership Awards. Members of Cycling Ireland can vote here:  http://www.cyclingireland.ie/cycling-news-item/cycling-ireland-membership-awards-voting-opens/414  // Below is information on the various categories and nominees.   VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Declan Slevin – Rosemount CC                 Worked to streamline para cycling at national level from come and try events with other organisations to his role as secretary as Para...

Broken collarbone for Martyn Irvine in Guadalajara

Ireland's Martyn Irvine suffered more misfortune today when he crashed out of the scratch race, the first event of the omnium at the Track World Cup in Guadalajara. It later emerged that he had broken a collarbone The 2013 Scratch Race World Champion had recently crashed when competing in the team pursuit for Ireland and was just getting over his...

Watch the Track World Cup in Guadalajara

The Track World Cup has started in Guadalajara this evening, and you can watch it live on the UCI Channel on youtube. Check out the link below: UCI Channel

UCI Track Cycling World Cup Mexico – Irish Team Announcement

Full Irish Team Compete in Mexico at First World Cup of the Season Cycling Ireland is entering a strong team in this weekend’s UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico. This is the first World Cup on the Track Cycling 2014/15 calendar, and is the second qualifying event for the Olympic Games, following last month’s European Championships in...

The rebuilding of the Kiev Velodrome

This velodrome was built in Kiev way back in 1913. In 2009 a semi enclosed roof was built illegally and shortly after access to the velodrome was blocked because it was called the "construction area". This year after the revolution it has now been called a velodrome again and is being restored by the riders.

Bradley Wiggins may tackle the Hour record

Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky) is the latest rider to be linked with an attempt to break the World Hour Record. The Spanish newspaper Diario de Mallorca has suggested that the Englishman will make an attempt on the record next Summer. In recent months, Jens Voigt and then Matthias Brändle have both broken the record which has been given a...

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Julian Alaphilippe wins the Velo d’Or Mondial

Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) has become just the second Frenchman in history (and the first in 24 years) to receive the Velo d’Or...

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