Irish Cyclocross Champion signs for Belgian team

The newly-crowned irish cyclo-cross champion David Montgomery has signed a one-year deal with the UCI Continental team, Team 3M. Montgomery will join fellow Irishmen, Connor McConvey and Jack Sadler on the Belgian team. It will be a great opportunity for the young Ulsterman, who was previously sponsored by Chain Reaction Cycles. The team follows a predominantly continental European based...

2016 Giro d’Italia to start in Apeldoorn

The 2016 Giro d'Italia is set to start in the Dutch province of Gelderland. The Giro organisers are said to have reached an agreement with the province of Gelderland for the Grande Partenza to take place in the region. The team presentation will take place in Apeldoorn, which is also where the first stage will start. The second stage has...

The answer to the great debate

How long and what colour should your socks be for cycling. Global Cycling Network took to the start line of the Dubai Tour to find out what the pro's think. What is your colour and lenght of choice?

A new film that celebrates A Sunday in Hell

A Sunday in Hell was arguably the best ever cycling film made. It was made by Danish filmmaker Jorgen Leth, about the 1976 Paris-Roubaix, and helped explain what the race was about in the days before widespread TV coverage of the race. A new film is set to come out to celebrate Leth and his film, and this is...

Mark Cavendish takes opening stage of the Dubai Tour (VIDEO)

Yesterday's opening stage of the Dubai Tour took the riders from the Dubai International Marine Club to Union House Flag for a distance of 145 kilometres. The stage was completely flat, so was expected to be contested by the sprinters. Apart from Mark Cavendish, amongst the other sprinters taking part are the Team Sky duo of Ben Swift and Elia...

Lance Armstrong crashed into two cars and girlfriend takes the blame

The Aspen Daily News has reported that Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen in December. However, he agreed with his longtime girlfriend, Anna Hansen, for her to take the blame so as to avoid national attention, according to police reports. Hansen initially told police she had been driving home from an Aspen Art...

“The day I can no longer ride a bike better be the day I’m f*****g dead.” RIP Bill Meier

A couple of months ago, we posted a short film featuring Bill Meier, a pizza delivery guy from Brooklyn, who made the deliveries on his fixie. Sadly, Bill has passed away in recent days having been hospitalised last month. The following message was posted on a Facebook page set up to help pay for his medical bills. As you all know...

How The Worlds was won

Cycling Tips give a nice short concise account of how the Men's title was won at this years World Cyclcocross Championships.

A Belgian experience for young US cyclocross riders (VIDEO)

The USA Cycling Cyclocross Development Program focuses on international training and racing with the aim to make an impact in World Cup and World Championship competitions. This short excerpt was filmed during the busy holiday race period (December 2014) and shows young American cyclocross racers (Junior Men; U23 Men; Women’s Youth) training near Vorselaar, Belgium and racing in Loenhout,...

Don’t try outrun the law

Here is a Police dash cam video from 01/25/15 in Eureka, CA. Bicylcist, Anthony Burgess flees from EPD officers and is ultimately hit by a vehicle after failing to follow traffic laws. Burgess suffered minor injuries and was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun and stungun. He was arrested on numerous charges.

The logistics of getting the Etixx Quick Step team to the Tour of Dubai

Etixx - Quick-Step mechanic Kenny Latomme has given a breakdown of logistics of getting his team to the Tour of Dubai in his blog entry below. There is a lot that goes into logistics of Etixx – Quick-Step traveling to a race. Take Dubai Tour, which we are racing this week. The team met up in Paris. Everyone is coming...