The most unbelievable Fleche Wallonne ever (VIDEO)

By Graham Healy To say that the 1994 Fleche Wallone raised eyebrows would be to put it mildly. The Italian Moreno Argentin and two of his Gewiss team-mates, Evgeni Berzin and Giorgio Furlan filled the podium, but it was the manner of the win which was astounding. The trio just rode away from the rest of the peloton with 69...

The rider who got very lost in the U23 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

One of the riders in last weekend's U23 Liège-Bastogne-Liège had a little bit of an adventure when he got lost during the race and arrived at the finish four hours after the winner Guillaume Martin (CC Étupes). Dylan Durand was left behind by the peloton at the Côte des Rosiers, 75 kilometres from the finish. He cycled on alone on...

GCN first impressions of the neww SRAM 1x

Global Cycling Network went out on a test ride with SRAM to try out the new 1x system for the road. They number crunch the various gear ratio options to give a good insight into the pros and cons of the system on the road.

Drifting trikes down the worlds steepest street

Baldwin Street, in Dunedin, New Zealand, is the world's steepest residential street. It is located in the residential suburb of North East Valley. Check out the speed of these guys going down it on their drifting trikes...

Sign up for beta access to Ryde App

Do you use Strava to record your commutes? Do you sometimes forget to start or stop it? Ryde is a low power and automatic version of the ride tracking app Strava and it is currently in beta mode and the developer is looking for users to test it. You can sign up for it here ...

Cyclist set to tackle Tour de France route on Raleigh Chopper

A British cyclist is set to tackle the entire 3,344 kilometre route of this year's Tour de France on a Raleigh Chopper. Dave Sim will take on the challenge this summer to raise money for the charity Hope for Heroes. Sim has already taken part in Etape du Tour on his Chopper, having finished the sportive last year amongst the...

The numbers cycling into Dublin sees a significant increase

Cycling has seen a significant increase amongst the various modes of transport into Dublin City Centre from 2006 to 2014, with an increase in average daily numbers of 5,510. Pedestrians have increased by 2,597, and LUAS passengers on 2,641. The volume of motorists meanwhile has decreased by 12,681. The numbers have been provided in a recently published report by the...

Vincenzo Nibali checks out the cobbled sectors to be used in the Tour de France

This year's Tour de France will again visit Northern France, where one of the stages will use cobbled sectors from Paris-Roubaix. Following on from his impressive performance over the pavé last year, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) has been checking out the stage. On Friday, Nibali rode the sectors to be used during the fourth stage of the Tour from Seraing to...

Eddie Dunbar’s team unveil new sponsor in bid to move to Pro Continental level

NFTO have announced details of a new partnership with a fund management company, Aberdeen Asset Management, which they hope to build on to enable the team to move to Pro Continental level next year. The sponsorship will start next month, when the company logo will appear on the team's jerseys at the Tour de Yorkshire. Aberdeen Asset Management may become...

Dan Martin ranked as outsider for Ardennes by Belgian press.

Sporza have rated the chances of the big names for the forthcoming Ardennes classics, and Dan Martin (Cannondale-Garmin) has been given just one star out of three in their rating system. The three top favourites for the Ardennes races according to the Belgian website are Joaquim Rodriguez (Team Katusha), Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Philippe Gilbert (BMC Racing Team). Gilbert has won...

Defending champion Clemens Fankhauser to return to An Post Rás with Hrinkow Advarics CYcleanG team

One year after winning the race with Clemens Fankhauser, the Tirol Cycling Team will attempt to once again shine in An Post Rás, with the Austrian outfit confirming that it will take part in next month’s race. Although Fankhauser has moved to the Hrinkow Advarics CYcleanG team – and will defend his title with them – the Tirol Cycling...

Half Penny Farthing, Half Monster Truck

This guy has invented a bike that will help you feel less intimidated in traffic. He calls it the Monsterbike. It's basically a modern day penny farthing which used a massive monster truck tyre as the front wheel. It looks incredibly slow and seems to need a lot of effort, but we'd still love to give it a try.