Gianni Moscon fractures scaphoid in gym accident

Team Sky's Gianni Moscon has fractured his scaphoid, a small bone in his wrist, in an accident while training in the gym last week. "I was doing exercises and fell back," Moscon told La Gazzetta dello Sport. "Very stupid. Usually, nothing happens with an accident like that but then I had a bump that started swelling and hurting more." Moscon underwent...

Kildare cyclist appeals for witnesses after hit-and-run

A cyclist from Kildare is appealing for witnesses after being hit by a car this week. Michael Kiernan, a member of Lucan Cycling Road Club, was hospitalised after the incident which took place on the evening of Thursday 9th of November. Michael was cycling on the old road from Kilcock to Enfield in North Kildare when he was hit. He...

Lydia Gurley and Lydia Boylan finish fourth in Madison World Cup

The Madison pairing of Lydia Gurley and Lydia Boylan narrowly missed the podium, finishing fourth in the second Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup on the 2017/2018 calendar. The Irish pair jumped from sixth to fourth in the final sprint, crossing the line third in the 80 laps, 20km race. Great Britain took gold, Belgium silver and Italy won...

Tom Gascoyne – The English champion cyclist killed at Passchendaele

By Graham Healy One of the many well-known cyclists killed in action during World War 1 was Tom “Jeb” Gascoyne. Although he was from England, Gascoyne ended up fighting for the Australians in France and Belgium. He had started bike racing back in 1893 and would go on to set a number of world records, including that for twenty-five miles, which...

Bike parked deliberately in middle of road to highlight cars parked in bike lanes (VIDEO)

A radio station in Berlin wanted to highlight the issue of motorists parking in bike lanes by parking a bike in the middle of the road and the team from 104.6 RTL filmed the reactions of passers-by. In what they called "The big cyclist experiment", they used the same excuse as often used by motorists when confronted about the parked...

BicyLift – The Cycling Solution for Green Urban Logistics (VIDEO)

BicyLift provides an alternative to the tail lift and pallet jack combination for single pallet delivery flows to recipients in dense urban zones. Combining the features of a handling tool and delivery vehicle, BicyLift is a solution that is particularly well suited to last mile logistics. It is already used in several French cities by companies specialising in low carbon...

Footage from the Foyle CC round of the Ulster Cyclocross Series (VIDEO)

Round 5 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross Series took place recently in St. Columb's Park, Derry with separate races organised for underage categories from U6 to U16, Women's, Men's A and B races in addition to MTB Support races. Race Director was former An Post Chain Reaction rider Ronan McLaughlin, who was also racing himself in the Men's A Race....

Entries open for the 2018 Tour of Flanders Cyclosportive

Entries opened today for the 2018 Tour of Flanders cyclosportive. We Ride Flanders will take place on Saturday 31 March one day before the pros tackle the same roads. Entrants will tackle the steep climbs and cobbled sections of the Flemish countryside, made famous by the race and can choose between routes of 74, 130, 170 and 237 kilometres. The...

An Post-Chain Reaction’s Jacob Scott signs for One Pro Cycling

One Pro Cycling have announced their roster for the 2018 season and amongst their new signings is Jacob Scott who raced in 2016 and 2017 for An Post Chain Reaction. The British UCI Continental team announced their line-up today and will see Chris Latham, Szymon Tracz, Jake Kelly and Emils Liepins also joining the 10-man team. 22 year-old Scott had...

Wanty-Groupe Gobert presents Cube Litening C:68 for 2018 season

On Thursday evening Wanty-Groupe Gobert presented its road bike that their riders will use for the 2018 season. The Belgian team had the official opening of its new Service Course in Tournai, behind the bike store Want You Bike and one of the team riders Frederik Backaert and general manager Jean-François Bourlart took the opportunity to present the new...

Lotto-Soudal unveil 2018 jersey

Puck Moonen and Nikolas Maes today unveiled the Lotto-Soudal jersey which both the Men's and Women's teams will wear next season. The team retains their red and white colour scheme but the new jersey features more white on the front of the jersey than previously with a number of different coloured circles on the back of the jersey. The men's team...

Eusebio Unzué proposes allowing substitutions during a Grand Tour

General Manager of the Movistar team Eusebio Unzué has proposed that teams should be allowed replace riders during a Grand Tour. "Cycling should show humanity," Unzué told Spanish website Ciclo21. "As there are no options to replace any rider (during a race), we have young riders getting destroyed, doing stages of 200 kilometres in very bad conditions." "If there is no...