“Sam and Scott did everything to be in the front group” Bennett impresses at Kuurne

Sam Bennett (Bora Argon 18) had an impressive start to his classics campaign today when he finished in 19th place at Kuurne Brussels Kuurne. However, it was not so much his placing that impressed, but the fact that he made it into an earlier break with many big names. A group of 20 split from the peloton on the climb...

Impressive ride for Eddie Dunbar in Severn Bridge RR

(Photo VeloUK Live) Eddie Dunbar in the colours of his new NFTO team had a really impressive performance today in the Severn Bridge Road Race, as he finished in third place. The race consisted of ten laps of a circuit near Bristol, which included the climb of Stowey Hill. After being away for much of the day with Yanto Barker (One Pro...

Great GoPro footage from Rémy Métailler in the Taxco Downhill

Check out this incredible footage of Rémy Métailler taking home the third winning slot of the GoPro of the World PinkBike Challenge earning himself $1,000. The race took place through the streets of Taxco in Mexico. Bernardo Cruz took the win, with Filip Poolc taking second.

Watch the last few kilometres of an incredible Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

The classics season kicked off in style today in Belgium with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. The 200 kilometre race featured many famous Flemish climbs including the Muur van Geraardsbergen, Kruisberg, Taaienberg, Leberg and Molenberg The footage below starts with 5 kilometres remaining, as three Etixx Quick Step riders (Tom Boonen, Niki Terpstra and Stijn Vandenberghe) are away with just one other...

BMC Racing Team release statement regarding Greg Van Avermaet

The following is the statement released by the BMC Racing Team in relation to the investigation into the links between Greg Van Avermaet and Dr. Chris Mertens.   The BMC Racing Team was notified Friday by the Belgian Cycling Federation, Koninklijke Belgische Wielrijdersbond, that Greg Van Avermaet has been requested to appear in relation to the investigation of Dr. Chris Mertens. The...

Greg Van Avermaet under investigation for links to ozone doctor

Het Nieuwsblad has reported that Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team) has been requested to appear before the Belgian Cycling Federation in relation to the investigation of Dr. Chris Mertens. The federal prosecutor suspects Van Avermaet of having been involved in ozone doping. The practice is an undetectable form of blood doping in which blood is extracted, mixed with ozone...

The Friday Feature Film – Cyclists Special 1955

The classic British Transport Films production about a cycle excursion to the Midlands, from 1955. This wonderful film about travelling around Britain by bicycle with some help from the train network. An excursion train equipped with cycle carriages takes a group of cyclists and their bikes from Willesden and Watford to Rugby, where they split up into separate...

E3 organisers decide to not use “playful message” banner for fear of being sued

After coming in for much criticism during the week for their controversial promotional poster, the organisers of E3 Harelbeke have decided not to use the particular promotional image for race banners along the route. The posted was a reference to rider Peter Sagan, who last year during the Tour of Flanders pinched one of the podium girls. According to the...

Conor McGregor crusing Venice Beach Boardwalk on a bike (trike)

"Clear your mind of stress and allow me to take you on a relaxing stroll, through the care free world that is... Venice Beach Boardwalk." We bet you read that in Conors voice!. Conor sure does seem to be enjoying life in LA as he takes us on a tour of the boardwalk on his low rider tricycle. ...

Camera stops cyclist from possible assault by driver

This driver thinks it is okay to pull across in front of cyclists once he has signaled before hand. From what he says it is quite clear that he had seen the guy on the bike and felt that given the fact he had passed him (by about a wheel length) he felt he was in the right...

Horgan rides again – Multiple Irish National Champion comes out of retirement

Photo Credit (Karen M. Edwards) by Caroline Martinez Former professional cyclist and multiple Irish National Champion Siobhan Horgan has confirmed that she has come out of retirement and will resume racing with the Munster based Aquablue team in 2015. The 36 year old announced her retirement less than three years ago after finishing second to Mel Spath at the National Road Championships...

Are Astana going to be kicked out of the World Tour?

According to L'Equipe this morning, the UCI have asked it's Licence Commission to review the Astana team's case and revoke its World Tour license. This follows on from an audit conducted by the Institute of Sport and Science University of Lausanne (ISSUL), which shows that the Kazakh team is not sufficiently organised, and not doing enough to prevent various...