Belgian Cross Champs in full in case you missed it

It was a muddy race with lots of running but that didn't stop the action being super close right up until the last lap. The race action starts at 22 minutes for those that don't speak the lingo.

Peter Sagan playing golf on the bike

Peter Sagan is at it again, this time playing golf with Vittorio Brumotti. Although, he does seem to be just randomly hitting the ball, rather than aiming for the pin! Impressive bike handling skills all the same. However, the Slovakian champion's jersey mixed with Tinkoff Saxo colours is a bit much.

Cycling Ireland announce team for Track Cycling World Cup

Cycling Ireland has entered a large team in next weekend’s UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Cali, Colombia. This is the third and final World Cup on the Track Cycling 2014/15 calendar, with more valuable Olympic qualification points available. Racing begins on Friday with the Men and Women’s Team Pursuit Squads competing, the Men’s Team will see Martyn Irvine and...

Sam Bennett’s Bora Argon 18 team selected for the Tour de France

The Tour de France organisation have announced their wild card selections for this year’s race, and Sam Bennett’s Bora Argon 18 team have been announced amongst the selected teams. As expected, French teams Cofidis, Europcar and Bretagne-Séché_Environnement were given the nod, with the two other places going to MTN Qhubeka and Bora. Bora, or Team Net App Endura as...

Nick Nuyens announces retirement from cycling

Nick Nuyens announced his retirement from professional cycling yesterday, having failed to secure a new contract for the 2015 season. The 34 year old Belgian rider scored a number of top wins during his career, most notably the 2011 Tour of Flanders. He also took victory in Paris-Brussels, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne and Dwars Door Vlaanderen. Nuyens made the statement at a press conference...

Raise money for the Irish Hospice Foundation with Paul Kimmage

Former professional cyclist Paul Kimmage was on hand to launch the Irish Hospice Foundation’s 10th Cycle Challenge. This year’s challenge will take riders on 600km journey from Genoa to Rome. Cyclists will also have the chance to tackle the Mount Sera climb, made famous by the Giro d’Italia. Speaking at today’s launch Kimmage said: ‘I’m looking forward to getting on my bike...

Last lap action from the Belgian CX Championships

The Belgian cyclocross championships at the weekend saw an epic battle between Klaas Vantornout (Sunweb – Napoleon Games), Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team), Wout Van Aert (Vastgoedservice – Golden Palace Cycling Team), Sven Nys (Crelan – AA Drink Team), Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb – Napoleon Games Cycling Team) and Rob Peeters (Vastgoedservice – Golden Palace Cycling Team). Under 23 sensation...

Irish CX Champs – Interviews with Fran Meehan, Tim O’Regan and Cian May

By Caroline Martínez, Fran Meehan (Team Aqua Blue), 2015 Irish Elite Women National Cyclocross champion talks about taking her sixth title, the difficulty of the course and her hopes for going to the World Championships. Tim O'Regan (DID Dunboyne), silver medalist in the Irish Men's Elite National Cyclocross Championships talks about his delight with getting a podium place. Cian May (Team WORC)...

Irish CX Champs – Interviews with David Montgomery, James Curry and Jason Henry

By Caroline Martínez, David Montgomery (Chain Reaction Cycles) winner of the 2015 Irish Elite National Cyclocross Championships speaks about his win. James Curry (Banbridge CC) winner of the 2015 Irish Junior National Cyclocross Championships talks about his battle with David Conroy. Jason Henry winner of the 2015 Irish Masters National Cyclocross Championships talks about his dominating win.

“I hurt myself today” Cool cyclocross video

This video is well worth a watch. It's from the Men's Open cyclocross race in Louisville, CO on November 22, 2014 with the soundtrack by Johnny Cash with his excellent version of "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails. The lyrics really suit the action. Mens Open - Louisville CX 2014 from Jamie Servaites on Vimeo.

Some good news for Robert Gesink

Dutch rider Robert Gesink (Team Lotto NL Jumbo) has suffered a lot of tragedy and bad luck over the past number of years, but he had some good news to share yesterday, with the birth of his son Bram. He tweeted the following message. In 2010, Gesink's father died of injuries from a cycling crash. He suffered a serious crash...

When We Were Kings – Photo exhibition looking at the old champions

This looks like a pretty interesting exhibition opening at Rapha Cycle Club Manchester. When We Were Kings, 16th January to 14th March 2015 It started with Rudi Altig. When I was driving to his house two years ago, I had the normal interview questions in my head: your most emotional moment in cycling, what do you think about doping? Then I...