Give the same room when overtaking a cyclist as a tractor

Cycling Safety Wexford as part of the 'Stayin' Alive at 1.5' campaign have produced another great video to help promote the safety of cyclists. The message of the video is for motorists to give the same space and respect when overtaking a cyclist as they would when overtaking a large vehicle. The aim of the 'Stayin' Alive at 1.5' campaign is...

One second a day video of Irishman cycling around the World

On the 22nd of February 2014, Irishman Breifne Earley set out from Co. Leitrim to cycle 18,000 miles/29,000 kilometres across 25 countries to help raise awareness of depression, mental health and suicide prevention. He has now produced this film, which is a whistle stop trip through all 12,000 miles and twenty three countries so far on Breifne's Pedal The Planet...

Irish Talented Athlete Program (iTap) link up with Kalas Sportswear

The Irish Talented Athlete Program (iTap) has announced a partnership with Kalas Sportswear for 2015 and beyond. iTap is a vehicle used to run and promote a cycling scholarship program in Ireland for young cyclists who wish to become full-time professional athletes. iTap will run and manage a cycling team for these athletes through 2015, 2016 & 2017. Their...

This guy had a wheelie good time at the Tour*

It's all about the timing, and this guy got it just right to show off his skills. We're sure he is still telling the story down the pub about it. Anyone else had there 20 seconds of fame on TV?

Animation of the 2015 Men’s CX Worlds

This short animation tells the story of the Men's race at the 2015 Cyclo Cross Worlds. Watch as Van der Haar and Van Aert chase Van der Poel in vain, who goes on to become the youngest World Champion ever. Worth a look.

Cyclists are “the sort of ISIS of London” according to head of taxi association

Steve McNamara, the general secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA), the largest taxi driver organisation in London has called cyclists the ‘ISIS’ of the capital. His comments came in response to the new ‘crossrail’ super cycle highways that Boris Johnson recently gave the go ahead to throughout London. Speaking to London's LBC radio, Mr McNamara said: ‘The loonies out...

Daniel Holloway gets the party started at the Copenhagen Six Day

The American rider, Daniel Holloway, has a reputation for being a bit of an extrovert. Amongst other things, he's sometimes prone to turning up at races in a batman or a chicken costume. This is Holloway in action at the recent Six Days of Copenhagen, where he gets a Mexican wave started, both in the bunch and amongst the...

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...