Pedal powered theme park

Gunma Cycle Sports Center is a bicycle them park and can be found in Japan. We tried to write a short piece about it but the commentary in this video does a much better job of it. Visit the website to book your all day pass now...!!

GP Pino Cerami to use Muur van Geraardsbergen

There was good news for fans of the Muur van Geraardsbergen when it was revealed this week by La Dernière Heure that the climb would feature in the UCI 1.1 GP Pino Cerami next year. The iconic Muur was controversially dropped from the route of the Tour of Flanders in 2012, due to the finish of the race moving to...

GP Hasselt highlights (and how not to bunny-hop)

Saturday's round of the BPost Bank Trofee was won by Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb - Napoleon Games) who had escaped with Wout van Aert (Vastgoedservice-Golden Palace) on the final lap. Pauwels then got away from his breakaway companion on a sandy stretch to win alone. The skill over the boards was crucial as Pauwels was able to bunny-hop them while van...

BMX rider only receives a caution for this assault

A BMX rider in London has escaped with just a caution despite knocking another cyclist to the ground. It appeared that the BMX rider didn't appreciate how the other cyclist overtook him. The victim was 32-year-old Brazilian Raphael Carrondo, who luckily escaped with just cuts and bruises. The incident took place in October, and the following month, a 19-year-old man...

The Dutch pairing crash in the Men’s Madison

The Dutch pairing of Wim Stroetinga and Jan-Willem van Schip didn't quite get it right in the men's madison at the UCI Track World Cup in London. They messed up their handsling and both went tumbling and were forced out of the race. Great Britain's Mark Christian and Owain Doull won gold in the event with New Zealand finishing...

Clean Spirit: In the Heart of the Tour – Trailer

A film made about the participation of the Argos Shimano team in the 2013 Tour de France will have its UK premiere on December the 9th at the Barbican in London. A unique and compelling inside story of Argos-Shimano, keen on showing that winning is possible without any use of doping. We follow the team up close, in cinema verité...

“Mad 6-day race claims two victims” Harry Reynolds and the New York Six-Day

By Graham Healy At the start of the twentieth century six-day races were incredibly popular in the US and attracted many of the big names from cycling, both from North America and Europe. Amongst those who would take part in the New York Six-Day was Ireland's first World Champion, Harry Reynolds. The Dubliner was invited to take part in the 1907...

Alan McCormack and the Coors Classic – Part II

The Coors Classic was by far the biggest race in the US for years, and it attracted many of the big names from the sport. In 1986, it was won by Bernard Hinault, whilst Greg LeMond won it twice. Phil Anderson, Steve Bauer and Luis Herrera also competed in the race, and Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx attended the...

UCI Women’s World Cup to include US race in 2015

Next year will see the inclusion of the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic in the Women's Road World Cup as the series expands to 10 races. The race which takes place in Philadelphia was formerly known as the Liberty Classic. The UCI plans to further globalise women's road racing in subsequent years. The UCI Vice-president and President of the Women’s...

On-bike footage from Sven Nys at Milton Keynes

This footage shot from Sven Nys' bike at the recent World Cup race at Milton Keynes shows the difficulty of the course, due to its off-camber sections and the level of muddiness. At one section, you can see where Nys continues to cycle whilst others have to dismount. The footage was shot using the Shimano Sport Camera and front and...

The sad death of José María Jiménez

Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the death of Spanish climber, José María Jiménez. Chava as he was known, turned professional with the Banesto team in 1993, and spent all of his career with the Spanish team. Jiménez became the first man to win on the fearsome Angliru in the 1999 Vuelta, and it was one of nine stage wins...

Gavin Mannion signs for Jelly Belly-Maxxis

Gavin Mannion has signed for the Jelly Belly-Maxxis team after it was revealed that his current team 5-hour Energy would not be continuing. The Massachusetts born rider rode as a stagiare with the Garmin-Sharp team towards the end of the 2014 season, and competed in the the Tour of Utah, USA Pro Challenge and Tour of Alberta for the World...