No Irish riders on provisional Giro d’Italia start list

The Giro d’Italia starts in nine days’ time and the provisional start list was released yesterday. Unless there is a late replacement, it seems that the race won’t feature any Irish riders this year. Both Nicolas Roche (Team Sky) and Dan Martin (Cannondale – Garmin) weren’t expected to be listed amongst the starters as they are both focusing on the...

No Eschborn-Frankfurt race for Sam Bennett due to terrorist threat

Tomorrow's Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt has been cancelled due to a terrorist threat. Last night, a couple were arrested by German police in a town near Frankfurt and the authorities feel that they have thwarted a terrorist attack. According to CNN, "German media are reporting that a man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of planning a bomb...

Jesper Hansen gets knocked down by medical car at Romandie

Following on from recent incidents at the Tour of Flanders where two Shimano support cars took out Jesse Sergent and Sebastien Chavanel, another incident took place today at the Tour of Romandie. Tinkoff Saxo rider Jesper Hansen was the victim this time, although he seemed to escape serious injury. The Danish rider had been involved in a crash during Stage...

35 Minute Yoga Workout For Cyclists With FiT

Global Cycling Network have teamed up with Global Fitness Network (FiT) to bring this yoga routine specially designed for cyclists. This 35 minute yoga session that can help build your core strength and improve flexibility. A strong core can be overlooked by many cyclists and can help prevent injury, increase stability and cycling efficiency amongst other benefits.

Northshore riding on a cyclocross bike

Giant Factory Off-Road Team enduro rider Yoann Barelli takes cross-training to a new level. What about that go-pro angle? Great way of seeing how much skill and effort it takes to ride your bike.

Entries Open for An Post Rás na mBan as New British Rider Competition Announced

British riders will have a new classification to aim for in An Post Rás na mBan 2015 as details emerge about this year's top Irish International stage race for women. The event organisers are now accepting applications for entries from teams across the globe ahead of the tenth edition of the iconic five-day stage race in Co Clare. In recognition of...

Photos from the start of Liège–Bastogne–Liège

By Graham Healy Sunday's Liège–Bastogne–Liège resulted in a win for Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde. Here's a series of photos we took at the start at the Palais des Princes Evêques.

Llama joins in with bike race

This video is from a race in Edmonton, Canada where a llama decided to join in the action, running alongside the bunch for a time. Some of the cyclists managed to get past, but other riders struggle to safely pass the animal, due to oncoming traffic. Eventually they were able to get around it. Luckily, neither the llama or any...

Never ever cycle when you’re drunk

But if you do remember to get your mates to video it and post it up on youtube. Warning::: contains loud laughter.

Tramlines and cobblestones in the tour of Croatia

Watch the closing stages of the Tour of Croatia stage 5 as the riders have to battle with tramlines and cobblestones. While the cobbles and the tramlines made for very exciting viewing it might life very tough for riders further back in the peleton as they had to ride into them blind. Luckily there were no big crashes to...

Early 90’s Cannondale Bicycles Assembly Line

Really interesting look at how Cannondale built their bikes pretty much in house, building frames, CNCing parts, building wheels and assembling the bikes with the help of some machines but with still a lot of help from humans.

The route and climbs of Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Below is a map of the route and the key climbs that will feature in today's Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Km 79.0 - Côte de La Roche-en-Ardenne - 2.8 kilometre-long climb at 6.2% Km 125.5 - Côte de Saint-Roch - 1 kilometre-long climb at 11.2% Km 169.0 - Côte de Wanne - 2.7 kilometre-long climb at 7.4% Km 175.5 - Côte de Stockeu - 1 kilometre-long...