Andy Schleck finally receives his 2010 Tour de France winner’s trophy

Andy Schleck was finally awarded the winner's trophy for the 2010 Tour de France in Paris last night. The Tour was initially won by Alberto Contador, but the Spaniard was later revealed to have failed a doping test. In September of that year, Contador revealed that a urine sample he had given on 21 July, a rest day in...

Taylor Phinney – The Big Interview Part 1

In Part 1 of his interview with inCycleTV, BMC rider Taylor Phinney talks about his career to-date, and what type of rider he is.

Cyclo-cross race in 1950 – This is hardcore

Cyclo-cross was conceived as a sport over one hundred years ago, but going by this video, it seems to have evolved incredibly over the years. This particular race in Britain in 1950 looks more like a Tough Mudder race where you have to carry a bicycle, rather than cyclo-cross as we know it. Have a look.

Lotto-Belisol’s off-season antics

While other teams climb Kilimanjaro or go sailing in the Caribbean during the off-season, the Lotto-Belisol get involved in a more intimate (and much cheaper) team-building exercise. It looks like there wasn't much left in the team budget at the end of the season. They decided to see how many of the team could fit in a car. They...

Cadel Evans tribute video

This video was shown at the Cycling Australia awards to celebrate Cadel Evans career. A great clip of his highlights. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_GB/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by SBS Cycling Central.

Australian Prime Minister goes for a spin with ORICA GreenEDGE

Even more from the team's backstage pass: To celebrate ORICA's two year sponsorship renewal and to mark the announcement the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP joined the team for a ride around Canberra and hosted a breakfast function back at Parliament House.

Man celebrates 103rd birthday with a 10km climb up Col Robert Marchand

Monsieur Marchand celebrated his 103rd birthday in style by climbing up the Col Robert Marchand. The ten kilometer long pass which rises to 911m in the Rhone Alpes was renamed after him in 2011. You may also recognise him as earlier this year he set the world record of super centenarians to complete complete the hour record with...

Madison rider point of view

A great perspective of the slingshot move used in the madision which shows just how fast the guys accelerate.

ORICA GreenEDGE Training Camp 2014

ORICA GreenEDGE team seem like a really nice bunch of guys and their PR team behind the Backstage pass videos are doing a great job showing the human side to the team. In this video the team greet the fans at the Mitchelton Wines Rivers and Ranges Winery Ride. Then it's on the road for three solid days...

The man who took on Mont Ventoux on a Raleigh Chopper

Earlier this year, Matt Richardson tackled Mont Ventoux in a bid to race money for a leukaemia charity. The climb is very challenging but all the more so, when you do it on a Raleigh Chopper. He went up the route from Bedoin, which ascends over 1600m in 21 kilometres. He explained in his blog: I began to think of the...

Vinokourov suspends Astana Continental team

Alexandre Vinokourov has reportedly suspended the Astana Continental team following the fifth doping case in the Kazakhstani teams. On Wednesday the UCI announced that Artur Fedosseyev had tested positive for an anabolic androgenic steroids. Fedosseyev's positive test is the fifth doping case in just three months for Kazakhstani cycling, all coming from the Astana teams that include the WorldTour team...

The Col d’Aubisque

The Col d'Aubisque at an elevation of 1,709 m first appeared in the Tour de France in 1910. There have been a total of 45 passages over the summit, making it the second most visited mountain in the race's history. There have been two stage finishes on the summit, in 1985 when Stephen Roche won, and 2007 when Michael Rasmussen...