Belgian riders practice bike swaps in advance of World Time Trial Championships (VIDEO)

In advance of tomorrow's Elite Men's Time Trial at the UCI Road World Championships, Belgian riders have been practicing their bike changes. The Time Trial course for the Elite Men will only be 42 kilometres long, but the last 3.4 kilometres is straight up Mount Fløyen with an average gradient of 9.1 % and several parts with more than 10%....

Aqua Blue Sport to wrap up season with block of racing in France and Belgium

Following on from their successful campaign at La Vuelta, the Aqua Blue Sport team is now focused on an end of season block of racing in France and Belgium. The team took a stunning victory on Stage 17 of the Spanish race when Stefan Denifl soloed to victory on Alto de Los Machucos for the team’s first Grand Tour victory....

Michael O’Loughlin hampered by mechanicals at U23 TT at World Road Champs

Three mechanicals hampered Michael O’Loughlin’s World Championship race today, resulting in a 54th place finish in the Men’s U23 Time Trial at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships. The 37km ‘Race of Truth’ was won by Denmark’s Mikkel Bjerg in a time of 47:06:48. Brandon McNulty (USA) was second a minute down, with France’s Corentin Ermenault winning the bronze...

European Time Trial Champion Victor Campenaerts signs for Lotto Soudal

Lotto Soudal have announced the signing of European Time Trial Champion Victor Campenaerts. The Belgian rode for the team's U23 squad back in 2013, and that season he won both the U23 Belgian and European time trial titles. In 2014, he turned professional for Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise and last year he transferred to LottoNL – Jumbo. In his first...

Michael O’Loughlin set to start Ireland’s campaign at UCI Road World Champs today

Racing begins today for the Irish National Cycling Team at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships, which takes place in Bergen, Norway, from the 17-24 September. Eighteen riders will compete across eight events over the next seven days, with Ireland fielding six riders in the Elite Road Race on the final day of racing. National U23 Champion Michael O’Loughlin...

An Post Rás na mBan winner Elinor Barker signs for Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling

Elinor Barker, the winner of the An Post Rás na mBan earlier this month has signed for Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling, the team has announced. Barker has been riding on the track for Welsh Cycling and Great Britain this season and on the road for Matrix Fitness Pro Cycling. In addition to her win in An Post Rás na mBan, where...

Team Sunweb complete double at Team Time Trial World Championships

Following a gold medal in the Women's Team Time Trial World Championships, the Team Sunweb men's team followed up with an equally impressive performance by winning their Team Time Trial Championships this afternoon. It was another superb display of pacing over the 42.5km course that saw the team finish 8" ahead of their nearest rivals. Tom Dumoulin, Lennard Kämna, Wilco...

Riders face incredibly slippery conditions at EKZ CrossTour (VIDEO)

This winter's cyclo-cross season has started with Round One of the EKZ CrossTour in Switzerland amongst the first races to take place. The first round was held in Baden in the north of the country and as can be seen in the clip below, the riders faced extremely slippery conditions and struggled to stay upright on one of the corners. The...

Team Sunweb win Women’s Team Time Trial World Championships

Team Sunweb have taken gold in the Women's Team Time Trial World Championships today in Bergen, Norway. The team set the fastest early benchmark being the sixth team to start with all others failing to better their time. The six rider team was formed of Lucinda Brand, Leah Kirchmann, Floortje Mackaij, Coryn Rivera, Sabrina Stultiens and Ellen van Dijk and...

Mads Pedersen clinches overall win at the Tour of Denmark

Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) sprinted to a surprising second place on the final stage of the PostNord Danmark Rundt and clinched the overall title of the five-day race on Saturday. Pedersen started the fifth stage with a nine-second lead over Michael Valgren (Team Astana), but with a strong Trek-Segafredo team leading the way, he never looked threatened during the 198-kilometre...

The Final Backstage Pass from Orica-Scott (VIDEO)

After 6 years and 535 episodes of Backstage Pass, the Australian team Orica-Scott have produced the final instalment of the popular series. The videos created by Dan Jones provide viewers with an insight into the team and the personalities in it. The series proved to be a hit and to-date, their YouTube channel has had a total number of views...

Last chance to enter the Great Dublin Bike Ride

Entries for the Great Dublin Bike Ride will close tomorrow and according to the organisers there are only a limited number of places left in the 60-kilometre option. On Sunday 24th September 2017, up to 6,000 riders will set out from Smithfield in Dublin to take part in the third edition of the ride. The event offers two unique scenic...