Car free day in Delhi sees a 60% drop in pollution levels

The first car free day in Delhi yesterday saw a massive reduction in air pollution levels when compared to what could be expected on a normal day, according to a report released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). A report was released following the event which stated: "Today (Thursday), the air particulate matter (PM 2.5) was 265 micrograms...

Cyclist films what it’s like trying to use the bike path on the Brooklyn Bridge

A YouTube user named Riding with Jahv has posted a video showing what he contends with on a cycle across the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. He films numerous pedestrians in the bike path and at one stage even passes a wedding party in the bike lane. He mutters expletives under his breath as he cycles, and seems to have a particular...

Video of collision between cyclist and a Oklahoma State University bus released

On October 14 there was an accident between a cyclist, Kyle Regier, 19, from Edmond and an Oklahoma State University transit bus on the campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The collision occurred as Regier turned in front of the bus as the bus attempted to pass him. Both the bus and the student were traveling southbound on Monroe Street when...

Could Philippe Gilbert sign for Lotto in 2017?

Lotto-Soudal manager Marc Sergeant hasn't ruled out the possibility of Philippe Gilbert joining the team for the 2017 season. Sergeant spoke about the possibility to Het Nieuwsblad and he said: "Nothing is impossible. Philippe always said he wanted to finish his career with the team where he obtained the most success." And it was on that team where the Belgian did...

‘Famous’ YouTuber tempted to kill cyclists for cycling on the street

Most people probably haven't heard of Shane Dawson but his YouTube channel has over 5 million subscribers.  According to IMBD he "is a young actor from California who started out making videos on YouTube for hobby and eventually became one of the biggest stars of the popular video website." He tweeted recently "I know it's the law but seriously, who...

Stephen Roche showing how to gain time on the final descent to be used in the 2016 Tour (VIDEO)

Next year, the final major climb of the Tour de France will be the Col de Joux Plane which the riders will climb on the penultimate day. That final stage in the Alps from Megeve to Morzine will see the riders face the Col des Aravis, Col de la Colombiere and Col de la Ramaz before they take on...

Which cyclist would win in a keepy-uppy competition?

A football match was held earlier this week between French cyclists and The Rest of the World at Stade Jean Bouin in D'Issy-les-Moulineaux. The teams included some big names, and the final score was 5-5 with the Rest of the World winning 4-3 on penalties. The team line-ups were as follows: FRANCE / Coaches : Jérôme Rothen & Julien Jurdie Romain Bardet – Alexandre Blain –...

“I think the mountains really suit us” – Quintana looking forward to 2016 Tour

The Movistar pair of Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have given their reactions to the route of the 2016 Tour de France which was announced in Paris yesterday. Nairo Quintana: “It's a good parcours for us. I think the mountains really suit us, plenty on them on the course with some finishes I know and shone in in the past,...

Betsy Andreu responds to Lance Armstrong’s claim that Frankie Andreu doped for most of his career

Betsy Andreu has responded to Lance Armstrong's claim that her husband, Frankie, doped for the majority of his career. The transcript from Armstrong's testimony was part of a pretrial deposition in a US Federal Government whistleblower case brought forward by another former teammate, Floyd Landis. The testimony was made public on Monday. The Armstrong transcript reads: "Well, I have apologized...

Etape du Tour 2016 route announced

In addition to the route of the Tour de France being announced today, the stage that will be used for Etape du Tour was also revealed. The 20th and penultimate stage of the Tour, from Megève to Morzine, will be used. The stage is 146 kilometres long and will feature four categorised climbs. The first climb of the day is the...

2016 Tour de France route announced

The route of the Tour de France 2016, presented this morning in Paris before an audience of almost 4,000 people, gives the strong men of the mountains opportunities spread over 17 days. Chris Froome was amongst those present at the Palais des Congrès to discover the route. “The mountain stages have been spread out between the 5th and the 20th...

Distance makes the difference

The Government in Tasmania has launched a new ad campaign to highlight passing recommendations when overtaking cyclists. In February of this year the they introduced new rules for motorists when passing or overtaking a cyclist which would allow a motorist to straddle or cross a continuous centre line in order to leave a safe space between their vehicle and the...