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...

Svenness 3.10

In the Crosshairs have produced their latest Svenness video, and this is how they describe it: For episode 3.10, we head to Erpe-Mere for the Belgian National Championship race. The hilly, muddy track is one of the most challenging we have seen all season. This race pits Belgian stalwarts like Sven, Kevin, Klaas and Tom against the growing youth movement...

Behind the scenes at the GP Marseillaise with the An Post Chain Reaction team

This video is a behind the scenes look at the opening race of the French season, the Grand Prix Marseillaise, from the An Post Chain Reaction team. Niko Eeckhout and Kurt Bogaerts are amongst those interviewed. The team made an impact on the race, with both Conor Dunne and Eoin McCarthy getting up the road in attacks. Dunne was in...

One of the World’s best ever cyclo cross riders, Eric de Vlaeminck is struggling with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Roger de Vlaeminck, has revealed that his older brother Eric is struggling with both Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. He was speaking on a preview programme for the World Cyclo Cross Championships on Belgian TV. Eric holds the record for having won the Cyclo Cross World Championships seven times (in 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973). He missed...

Looking back at the clash between Sean Kelly and Juan Fernandez at the ’87 Tour of Catalonia

By Graham Healy During his career, Sean Kelly established a reputation as somebody not to be messed with during a sprint, and a brilliantly timed photograph from the 1987 Tour of Catalonia demonstrates how he was well able to handle himself at the finish. Kelly had started the race that year hoping for a hat trick of wins having taken overall...

Elite Men’s Race Cyclo-cross World Championships LIVE

We're hopeful that the geo restrictions which prevented some from watching the World Championships yesterday have been removed. Coverage of the men's race starts at 13:50 CET / 12:50 GMT. Start List 2 BOROS Michael CZE 3 PAPRSTKA Tomas CZE 4 SIMUNEK Radomir CZE 5 PETRUS Lubomir CZE 7 BINA Martin CZE 8 LASAK Matej CZE 10 PAUWELS Kevin BEL...

Full Replay of the Elite Women’s Race at the Cyclo-cross World Championships

In case you missed it yesterday, here's the full replay of the Elite Women’s Race at the Cyclo-cross World Championships in Tabor, Czech Republic. It turned out to be an epic race. Marianne Vos (Netherlands) hoped to extend her reign as World Champion but could expect a strong challenge from Pauline Ferrand-Prévot (France) and Sanne Cant (Belgium). Another medal contender...

Ever wondered why cyclists ride two abreast? Here’s why

As part of the Stayin' Alive at 1.5 campaign, Wexford County Council have produced a video which helps to explain why it's actually beneficial to the motorist when cyclists travel two abreast. They have compared the time for a motorist overtaking a group of cyclists who are riding single file to a group riding two abreast. The aim of the Stayin'...

Bike messenger versus taxi in Chicago

As one of the fastest bike messengers in the world, Nico Deportago-Cabrera knows his hometown of Chicago, IL better than anyone. To test his knowledge of the streets, Nico straps on a Sony Action Cam and puts his skills up against the best cab driver he can find in a head-to-head race across the city from the Willis Tower...