Watch the final kilometres of the Handzame Classic

There's no commentary unfortunately, but here are the last few kilometres of the UCI 1.1 Handzame Classic in Belgium yesterday. The 198 kilometre race from Bredene to Handzame featured a number of climbs including the Vidaigneberg, Monteberg, Kemmelberg and Scherpenberg. An early breakaway including Alex Kirsch (Cult Energy), Conor Dunne (An Post-Chain Reaction), Tom Wirtgen (Leopard Development Team) and Dries Hollanders...

Friday Feature Film : Breaking Away (1979)

Dave (Dennis Christopher) and his working-class friends Cyril (Daniel Stern), Moocher (Jackie Earle Haley) and Mike (Dennis Quaid) spend their post-high school days in Bloomington, Indiana, sparring with snooty students from the local university, chasing girls and--in Dave's case--dreaming of competitive bicycle racing. The four friends face opposition from all corners as they decide to make Dave's dreams come...

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

"The Accidental Death of a Cyclist explores the startling truth behind one man’s remarkable descent from being among the finest athletes on earth to his tragic end in a sport riven by intrigue" Screening April 8th at La Bicicletta, in Toronto. Tickets sold in advance here:

Guy Martin attempts to break the British land speed record for a bicycle

Well known motorbike racer Guy Martin sets out to become the fastest cyclist in Britain as part of his new TV series called "Speed". The record he is out to belongs to Dave Le Grys who set the British and Commonwealth record of 110mph on the M42 motorway in 1986. You can watch the full episode here

Ryan Mullen returns to action today in Belgium

The An Post-Chain Reaction-Sean Kelly team will be in action today and Saturday (20-21st March) at the Handzame Classic (1.1) in Belgium and the Ronde Van Zeeland Seaports (1.1) in the Netherlands. Talented rider Ryan Mullen will make a welcome return to competitive action in Flanders on Friday with the Irish based outfit. The twenty year old, who spent the...

Ambitious Swedish and Australian teams announced for An Post Rás

Former professional Thomas Löfkvist will manage 2010 An Post Rás winner, Alex Wetterhall and four other riders in May’s edition of the race, aiming to deliver a second race victory to 28 year old Wetterhall. The Tre Berg – Bianchi squad is one of two teams announced today, taking part in the race, which begins in Dunboyne, Co. Meath...

One from the archives – 1922 Milano San Remo

Ahead of this weekends race we look way back to 1922 and watch some real men racing. From the footage it looks like the riders with cyclocross experience could do well.

Another impatient driver

On a narrow road she indicates that she is taking the left hand turn which is approaching and bizarrely overtakes the cyclist just at the turn. She then wags her finger as if to give out to the biker who clearly isn't in the wrong here.

What bikes are the Pro Women riding this year?

Global Cycling Network take a look at what bikes and components the top teams are riding this year. Seems to be a lot of SRAM groupsets in the mix.

A crit on a Nascar track

Some nice aerial footage of the Richmond International Raceway Criterium held on a Nascar track. Looks like a good spot for a crit. Just need to get about 100,000 screaming fans in the stands for it to really be good. Richmond International Raceway Criterium from Upward Studio on Vimeo.

The Col Collective take on the Col du Tourmalet

This is another great video from The Col Collective where Mike Cotty takes on the legendary Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenees. Below is their description of the climb. The Col du Tourmalet has a long and illustrious history with the Tour de France, first used in 1910 it immediately stamped its authority on the race with Frenchman Octave...

Report from Team iTap’s triumph at Rás Maigh Eo

By Jonathan Gibson It has been a couple of funny weeks for the team with riders carrying infections and stomach upsets so the team had been in recovery and focusing on there preparations for Ras Maigheo. This was the team's first main target to win after the opening races of the season. With all riders being through a period of...