Inaugural Tour de Yorkshire route announced

The route for the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire has been announced with the 2015 race to start in Bridlington and finish in Leeds. The three-day stage race, a direct legacy of last year’s Yorkshire Grand Depart of the Tour de France, takes place from 1-3 May and will be shown live on television. Stage details are below. Stage 1 Stage 1 will...

Last cross race in the Irish Calendar this Saturday in Punchestown.

In an effort to lengthen the CX season to what it's supposed to be, Sept-Feb, DCCX are running another CX race on Saturday 24th of January, again in Punchestown Racecourse. The organisers talked to people over the last few races, and found that there are more now concentrating on CX and making it their main focus of the season....

Alexis Roche set to link up with NRPT-Standard Life

Nicolas Roche announced this morning that his younger brother Alexis, is set to race with the Nicolas Roche Performance Team this season in a number of international junior races. The younger Roche has been racing for the past number of years on the Cote d’Azur with Mimosa Sprint Mandelieu. The NRPT-Standard Life team, managed by Philip Finegan, also announced...

Watch the final kilometres of Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under

The third stage of the Santos Tour Down Under took the riders from Norwood to Paracombe. The 143km finished on a hill Cadel Evans (BMC), Simon Gerrans (Orica-Green Edge) and Richie Porte (Team Sky) were amongst those expected to do well. Going into the stage, Jack Bobridge (UniSA-Australia) was still holding the leader's jersey, with Juan Jose Lobato (Movistar), Lieuwe Westra...

First on-bike camera footage of the road season at the Tour Down Under

Jeremy Roy of the FDJ.fr team had a camera mounted on his bike for Stage 1 of the Tour Down Under from Tanunda to Campbelltown. Roy was in the bunch which was in pursuit of the four man breakaway. They were unsuccessful in their attempt as one of the breakaway group, Jack Bobridge hung on to win.

Kangaroo versus cyclist

The accident happened in Canberra when Former Australian cricketer Bronwyn Calver escaped relatively unscathed with no broken bones but a severely grazed and bruised elbow, grazed hip and 8 stitches needed to her knee. The kangaroo did manage to hop away and it jumped over the railing on Adelaide Ave down to State Circle where it was subsequently...

Team Sky versus Orica Green Edge at FIFA 15 on the Xbox

After a series of challenges last season between Team Sky and Orica Green Edge, the teams have restarted their rivalry at the Tour Down Under. Luke Rowe, Salvatore Puccio and CJ Sutton of Team Sky take on Luke Durbridge and Mathew Hayman at a game of FIFA 15 on the Xbox One. Sky decided that they would be Wales while Orica...

Irish Government to make it illegal for children to cycle on the footpath

The website irishcycle.com is reporting today that new plans to enforce the current law which prohibits cyclists from using the footpaths and introduce on the spot fines won't exclude children. Minister Paschal Donohoe (Fine Gael) was quoted saying “I do not believe that a change in the law to allow some cyclists to use footpaths is an appropriate response.”...

VIDEO: Huge crash at the start of the 15-16 race last week in Austin, TX

We posted a photo of this to our Facebook page earlier and here is the video to with it.

A thing of beauty

VRZ 2 is a track bike with 3D printed (laser-cusing) titanium lugs bonded together with carbon fiber tubes. The carbon belt driven Bike comes with a THM Clavicula and a Lightwight RUNDKURS wheelset, handmade high end parts all made in Germany. For more photos and info go here

Alex Dowsett back training for his Hour Record attempt

Just seven days after fracturing his collar, Alex Dowsett is back training on his turbo trainer. His Movistar team announced the news on Twitter, saying “Alex Dowsett is already on the trainer. Just seven days after his collarbone fracture. This is why cyclists are heroes!” Dowsett is still hopeful of making the record attempt on February 27 at the Lee Valley...

Watch the final kilometres of Stage 2 of the Santos Tour Down Under

Stage 2 of the Tour Down Under took the riders from Unley to Stirling over 150 kilometres. Jack Bobridge (UniSA) went into the stage as race leader. It was expected that the stage would finish in a smallish bunch sprint as the riders tackled up and down terrain to the east of Adelaide.