Onboard footage from Ghent-Wevelgem

The weather at last weekend's Ghent-Wevelgem played an important part in how the race turned out to be. And it turned from bad to worse. Watch MTN-Qhubeka's Kristian Sbaragli onboard footage as he makes his way through the race. The Italian was listed as a DNF in the race.

Eddie Dunbar and his NFTO team check out the Tour de Yorkshire course

Eddie Dunbar and his NFTO team mates have been checking out the course of the Tour de Yorkshire. The new race is a legacy event following on from the Tour de France having taken place in Yorkshire last year. The race will feature many of the same roads as were used in the Tour and it takes place from...

Lotto-Jumbo NL looking forward to the Tour of Flanders (VIDEO)

The Tour of Flanders takes place on Sunday, and this video from Bell Bike Helmets gives an idea of what the biggest race in Belgium is all about. The film features a number of the Lotto-Jumbo NL team including Bram Tankink and directeur sportif Jan Boven. Their top rider Sep Vanmarcke will be one of the favourites on Sunday,...

Petition to Eurosport to show more women’s cycling

An online petition has been set up to petition British Eurosport to show women's cycling in addition to their coverage of men's. The petition has been set up by Tim Philips whose message is below: There are thousands of new cycling fans in the UK, and many like me have come to love it from watching Olympic and World Championship...

Oleg Tinkov announces Lance Armstrong as his new General Manager

Oleg Tinkov has tweeted today April 1st, that Lance Armstrong is to become his new General Manager, following on from the departure of Bjarne Riis. He tweeted earlier ' Happy to announce @lancearmstrong as @tinkoff_saxo new General Manager instead of Mr. Riis. Stay tuned...' Nice try Oleg!

Highlights of Lizzie Armitstead’s win in Trofeo Binda

The second round of the Women's World Cup took place in Cittiglio, Italy at the weekend. The 123.7km race started at Lake Maggiore, with an initial 17km stretch to Cittiglio followed by a 37.7km lap before returning to Cittiglio for four laps of a 17.1km loop with a short, sharp climb at Orino followed by an 8km run-in to...

Oleg Tinkov – Statement on the current state of cycling

"Here is my statement: World cycling has to change... or die, or maybe just lurch from scandal to scandal for another decade as we watch teams come and go. That is today's situation, where teams do not have income, just huge expense that would be unthinkable in other professional sports. Teams depend on sponsorship for 99% of their revenue...

Stephen Roche signs the petition for a minimum overtaking distance when drivers overtake cyclists

Stayin' Alive at 1.5 have announced that on March 27th, Stephen Roche signed the petition for a minimum overtaking distance in Ireland when drivers overtake cyclists. In doing so he has joined Sean Kelly who signed the petition in November last year. You can find out more about the campaign here: http://www.safecyclingireland.org/ The campaign was set up by Phil Skelton, a...

Incredible footage of the crosswinds at Ghent-Wevelgem

We published an article prior to Ghent-Wevelgem about the potential havoc that crosswinds could cause in the race, but we didn't think it would turn out as badly as it did. Sunday's race turned out to be pretty epic. It was great viewing on TV, but incredibly tough for the cyclists. The footage below shows what they had to put...

“I’m really happy with my condition moving towards my objectives at the Ardennes Classics” Dan Martin

Dan Martin (Cannondale Garmin) showed that his form is coming good on the final stage of the Tour of Catalonia, as he put in an aggressive attack in the last five kilometres, only to be caught in the final metres. He also finished in the top ten overall. He explained on the team's website afterwards "I knew the last stage...

It’s not about the bike at the British Duathlon Champs as organisers rule out cycling leg

According to Wikipedia, "Duathlon is an athletic event that consists of a running leg, followed by a cycling leg and then another running leg in a format bearing some resemblance to triathlons." The British Elite Duathlon Championships were due to take place at Rockingham Motor Racing Circuit in Northamptonshire on Sunday. Competitors were due to complete a 5km run, a 20km...

Jens Vandenbogaerde nets his first win for An Post-Chain Reaction

Jens Vandenbogaerde had his first win for the An Post-Chain Reaction team after signing for them over the winter, when he was first across the line at Moorslede Slypskappelle over the weekend. Vandenbogaerde explained after the race: "105 riders lined up at the start. There was a huge wind and there was also some rain. On the very first lap,...