Look warn of fake 695 frames for sale in Europe

Look have announced that copies of their LOOK 695* frames are being offered for sale in Asia and Europe. They stated that "These Chinese origin copies only have a visual resemblance. They have no relation to LOOK whose originals are not made in Asia. These counterfeit products are illegal and potentially dangerous. They do not have the performance qualities of...

Newly discovered beetle named after Giro d’Italia winner

Some cyclists have races named after them, others have monuments built on mountains. The 2014 Giro d'Italia winner, Nairo Quintana, has been honoured in a somewhat different way. A beetle discovered in Colombia has been given a scientific name which honours Quintana reported the National University. The beetle, called "Oxyelitrum nairoi" caught the attention of researchers from...

Bone marrow clinic in Dublin for former international cyclist Paul Giblin

The search for a bone marrow match for Paul Giblin continues in Dublin tomorrow. The top rower twice took gold at the Henley Royal Regatta and has 17 Irish senior championship titles. After rowing, he took up cycling. He competed in the 2010 An Post Rás in 2010 and has also ridden as a pilot for the Irish paracycling...

Mike Cotty from The Col Collective takes on Mont Ventoux

The Col Collective have released their latest video where they take on the epic Mont Ventoux. This is their description of the making of the video. Sometimes mother nature deals you a joker card and other times a hand full of aces. After three days in the Pyrénées, The Col Collective was back on the road for a late night drive...

Stephen Roche Big Interview _ Part 1

In Part I of his interview with inCycle TV, Stephen Roche talks about his work ethic when he was racing in Ireland and his subsequent move to the continent. Roche also talks about the '87 Giro, why he felt that he deserved to share team leadership with Roberto Visentini and his subsequent battle with the Italian. Roche goes on to...

An Post – Chain Reaction invited to early season French races

The An Post - Chain Reaction team have been listed amongst the teams invited to take part in the early season French races, Grand Prix Cycliste la Marseillaise and Etoile de Bessèges. The UCI 1.1 Grand Prix Cycliste la Marseillaise takes place on the 1st of February, and a number of World Tour teams are set to take part including FDJ,...

Mauro Santambrogio tests positive for testosterone and blames erectile dysfunction problems

The Italian rider, Mauro Santambrogio, has tested positive for testosterone and now faces the possibility of being banned from competing for life. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that it had notified Santambrogio of an Adverse Analytical Finding of Testosterone in a sample collected in the scope of an out-of-competition control on 22 October 2014. The Italian has since claimed that he had been prescribed...

Christmas competition time

Our good friends over at Galibier have given us not one, but two pairs of gloves to giveaway to two lucky readers. First off we have a pair of Galibier Roubaix Vision gloves. Road.cc website put them in their glove top ten giving them 4.5 stars out of 5. Read the review here Next up we've a pair Galibier Grip VTT...

‘Oh, what fun it is to ride!’ Merry Christmas from Team Sky

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas spreads some Christmas cheer in a unique way.

Marshalling at the Vuelta a Costa Rica leaves a lot to be desired

The Vuelta a Costa Rica is taking place at the moment, and runs until Christmas Day. The UCI 2.2 race has been run since 1965, but it seems they still have a thing or two to learn about traffic management. This video is from this week's time-trial stage, where a rider has to negotiate a junction. Very hard to set...

‘Doping did not end with Lance Armstrong’ Scott Mercier speaks to Newstalk

Former US Postal cyclist Scott Mercier was on the Off The Ball show this week where he spoke about his decision to walk away from the team and explains his concerns for doping in modern day cycling. He spoke about his experience of witnessing the doping policy first hand within US Postal and his thoughts on the current situation in...

No cobbled classics for Philippe Gilbert

Despite having stated last month that he would be taking part in the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix in a bid to win all five monuments, Philippe Gilbert has now said that he won't be taking part in those races after all, according to Het Laatse Nieuws. Instead, he will take part in the Ardennes classics, Amstel Gold Race, Fleche...