“I’m looking forward to return hungry in 2016” – Matt Brammeier returns home following horrific crash

Matt Brammeier has returned to Britain following his high-speed accident at the Tour of Utah. The Irishman sustained severe injuries in a collision with a race vehicle when descending from Guardsman Pass in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Amongst the injuries he suffered were fractures of the sacral and pelvic bones, as well as rib fractures on both sides, a bruised...

The New Tour de France: A must watch for all fans of cycling

It's hard to believe this documentary was shot 50 years ago because the video quality is amazing, the soundtrack timeless and the creative use of camera angles are still being used today. This short documentary follows the 11th The Tour du St-Laurent long-distance bicycle race held in Quebec (New France) in the summer of 1965. There, riders from 13...

The Col Collective on Superbagnères-Bagnères-de-Luchon

The Col Collective series continues with Superbagnères-Bagnères-de-Luchon. The climb in the Midi-Pyrénées region has featured in the Tour de France six times with the first back in 1961 when Imerio Massignan was the stage winner. Since then, the stages finishing at Superbagnères have been won by great climbers such as Federico Bahamontes, José-Manuel Fuente, Bernard Hinault and Greg LeMond. It...

Sam Bennett Sprints to Victory on Stage 2 of Arctic Race of Norway

Following on from his third place on the opening stage of the Arctic Race of Norway, Sam Bennett (Bora-Argon 18) has taken the win on today's stage of the race, from Evenskjer to Setermoen. A breakaway of 6 riders escaped in the first hour of racing, but they were never given much leeway by the peloton. The last of the...

“It’s not the ugliest cycling jersey I’ve ever seen” – The Arctic Race of Norway’s KOM Jersey

Many stage races around the world award a polka dot jersey to the leader of the King of the Mountains competition, but the best climber in the Arctic Race of Norway gets to wear a salmon jersey. LAKS, the organisation representing the Norwegian salmon industry is one of the main sponsors of the race, and much of the country's salmon...

The remarkable story of the 77 year-old who attempted to descend the Stelvio at night with no bars or brakes

48 Tornanti di Notte (48 Hairpin Bends by Night) is a film which is set to be released later this year which tells the remarkable story of Giuliano Calore and his attempt to enter the history of cycling. Giuliano Calore was born in Padova (Italy) in 1938. During his life he has contributed to writing the history of extreme cycling....

Dangerous Pass with Only A Few Inches To Spare Caught on Go-Pro

There is passing too close and then there is this. This pass by a driver of a SUV was only inches away from hitting cyclist from the Tyler Club who was out on an evening ride on Tuesday. The footage was caught by John Horsely who head a helmet mounted Go-Pro during the spin. According to KLTV "the...

Sam Bennett Nets Podium Finish in Norway

In his first race since his withdrawal from the Tour de France, Sam Bennett (Bora-Argon 18) has shown that he's back in form by taking third place on the opening stage of the Arctic Race of Norway. In the process, he also took the white jersey for the best young rider. The opening stage of the race was based around...

Dan Martin Looks Set to Leave Cannondale-Garmin

Dan Martin looks set to leave the Cannondale-Garmin team at the end of this season. According to a report on www.cyclingnews.com, the Irishman has rejected a contract extension with the American team. Martin has been with the team since the start of his professional career in 2008, and has taken big wins such as the Tour of Lombardy, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the...

The Cycling Family 1961 (VIDEO)

The Foster family from Rushkington in Lincolnshire show us how they manage to transport a family of ten people around the place in a world before minivans or minibuses. Taking eight children camping is no problem for this family on their bicycle built for four which has a trailer in tow for the two youngest children. They also...

Behind the Scenes with a Cycling Photographer at the Tour of Denmark

This Point-of-View film shows the work of a cycling photographer at the recent Tour of Denmark, shot using a GoPro mounted on one of his DSLR cameras. It was made by Danish sports photographer Lars Rønbøg, and shows how he goes about getting various shots, and then the resultant photo itself. It's quite interesting to see how well photos can...

Cyclist knocked off on mini roundabout

There is nothing worse than that sound of a cyclist hitting a car. The noise of the metal panels bending under the weight of the impact is just something you never forget. This unlucky cyclist was almost home and was just about to exit the roundabout when he got t-boned by a car entering the roundabout. The driver did...