Behind the scenes at the GP Marseillaise with the An Post Chain Reaction team

This video is a behind the scenes look at the opening race of the French season, the Grand Prix Marseillaise, from the An Post Chain Reaction team. Niko Eeckhout and Kurt Bogaerts are amongst those interviewed. The team made an impact on the race, with both Conor Dunne and Eoin McCarthy getting up the road in attacks. Dunne was in...

One of the World’s best ever cyclo cross riders, Eric de Vlaeminck is struggling with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Roger de Vlaeminck, has revealed that his older brother Eric is struggling with both Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. He was speaking on a preview programme for the World Cyclo Cross Championships on Belgian TV. Eric holds the record for having won the Cyclo Cross World Championships seven times (in 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973). He missed...

Looking back at the clash between Sean Kelly and Juan Fernandez at the ’87 Tour of Catalonia

By Graham Healy During his career, Sean Kelly established a reputation as somebody not to be messed with during a sprint, and a brilliantly timed photograph from the 1987 Tour of Catalonia demonstrates how he was well able to handle himself at the finish. Kelly had started the race that year hoping for a hat trick of wins having taken overall...

Elite Men’s Race Cyclo-cross World Championships LIVE

We're hopeful that the geo restrictions which prevented some from watching the World Championships yesterday have been removed. Coverage of the men's race starts at 13:50 CET / 12:50 GMT. Start List 2 BOROS Michael CZE 3 PAPRSTKA Tomas CZE 4 SIMUNEK Radomir CZE 5 PETRUS Lubomir CZE 7 BINA Martin CZE 8 LASAK Matej CZE 10 PAUWELS Kevin BEL...

Full Replay of the Elite Women’s Race at the Cyclo-cross World Championships

In case you missed it yesterday, here's the full replay of the Elite Women’s Race at the Cyclo-cross World Championships in Tabor, Czech Republic. It turned out to be an epic race. Marianne Vos (Netherlands) hoped to extend her reign as World Champion but could expect a strong challenge from Pauline Ferrand-Prévot (France) and Sanne Cant (Belgium). Another medal contender...

Ever wondered why cyclists ride two abreast? Here’s why

As part of the Stayin' Alive at 1.5 campaign, Wexford County Council have produced a video which helps to explain why it's actually beneficial to the motorist when cyclists travel two abreast. They have compared the time for a motorist overtaking a group of cyclists who are riding single file to a group riding two abreast. The aim of the Stayin'...

Bike messenger versus taxi in Chicago

As one of the fastest bike messengers in the world, Nico Deportago-Cabrera knows his hometown of Chicago, IL better than anyone. To test his knowledge of the streets, Nico straps on a Sony Action Cam and puts his skills up against the best cab driver he can find in a head-to-head race across the city from the Willis Tower...

“Super Bowl is small fries compared to the World Cycling Championships”

The Washington Post published an article comparing this weekend's much hyped Super Bowl to the forthcoming World Cycling Championships in Richmond, and included some interesting statistics. In the article entitled, "Super Bowl is small fries compared to this: World cycling race is coming to Richmond", they have compared the projected TV figures the two events, outlining that "The organizers figure...

Watch the Women’s World CX Champs LIVE

Watch live coverage of the Women's World CX Championships from Tabor in the Czech Republic. This could be an epic battle between Sanne Cant, Marianne Vos and Pauline Ferrand Prevot. NOTE: It may be geo restricted in some countries.

Onboard video preview of the Worlds CX Course

Italian cyclist Eva Lechner has filmed a preview of the World Cyclocross Championships course in Tabor for Shimano. She rides the full lap and talks us through the various obstacles. The footage was shot with 3 Shimano Sport Cameras.

An Post Rás launch video featuring former winner David McCann

The 2015 edition of the An Post Rás was launched this week, and the race will begin in Dunboyne, travelling clockwise around Ireland with stage finishes in Carlow, Tipperary, Bearna, Newport, Ballina, Ballinamore and Drogheda, before the customary finale in Skerries. Former winner David McCann, and a number of other cyclists, Brian Geraghty, Damien Shaw, Sean McKenna and Eoin Morton,...

Jack Bobridge is ready for his Hour attempt (Video)

Jack Bobridge (Budget Forklifts) will tackle the Hour Record tomorrow night (Saturday) in Melbourne, and has said that he's "feeling pretty good" and that his performance in the Tour Down Under has given him increased confidence. He says that he will be "going to go to hell and back, probably several times in those last 15 minutes" in his attempt...