“It’s hard to go from the highs of pro cycling, to normal person on the street” John Brady

By A.P. O’Máille Dubliner John Brady turned professional in 1988 and procured a contract racing on the famous 7-Eleven team, a US based professional team that had a roster including Davis Phinney, Andy Hampsten, Sean Yates, Bob Roll and many other big name racers. This is the second part of our interview with John, and you can check out...

Your moment of Svenness 3.8

For episode 3.8, SVENNESS travels to Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire, England for the third round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup. Milton Keynes served up a muddy track with difficult off-camber sections and a good amount of running. The race started out chaotic, but once everything settled in it was about who was the strongest and made the fewest...

One third of Team Sky cyclists suffer from some form of asthma study reveals

One third of Team Sky cyclists suffer from some form of asthma, according to a study conducted by John Dickinson of Kent University. Dickinson, a world expert on asthma in sport, also tested all 33 UK-based swimmers from the British Swimming squad and found that 70% have some form of asthma. This is compared to a a national asthma rate...

Is Joaquim Rodríguez also going to try and break the Hour Record?

A press release was issued today by the Katusha team stating that their rider Joaquim Rodríguez was also going to attempt to break the World Hour record in 2015. February 26th was stated as the date when the diminutive climber would join an ever growing list of riders trying to break the record. The rider is not known for...

Irish National Cyclocross Championships – Entries close in one week

The Irish National Cyclocross Championships take place on January 11, 2015 in River Valley Park, Swords, North County Dublin and sign on closes on the 4th of January 2015 with no exceptions. You can enter through the following link: http://www.thebikecomesfirst.com/registration/ The event is promoted by McNally Swords cycling club, in collaboration with thebikecomesfirst.com and Cycling Ireland. You must have a 2015 racing...

Stephen Roche Big Interview Part II

In Part II of his interview with inCycle TV, Stephen Roche talks about the future of Irish cycling, and feels that younger cyclists coming through can go on to bigger and better things than the current crop of Irish professionals. Roche says, "The new riders coming up can look to Dan, Nicolas, Bennett and Deignan and say "those guys are...

Mountain biker sues race organiser after crashing into a fallen tree

The Oregonian has reported that a woman has filed a $273,000 lawsuit against race organisers after crashing into a fallen tree and breaking her spine in four places. Lisa Belair was taking part in the Dog River Super D race in May in Oregon, which had been organised by Fat Tire Farm. In the days preceding the race, a storm...

Sven Nys returns to action in Diegem

After some below par performances recently, Sven Nys (Crelan-AA Drink Team) returns to action today in the sixth round of the Superprestige series in Diegem. Nys didn't start in either the recent Zolder or Namur rounds of the World Cup due to lacklustre form. However, Nys has been unable to establish the reason behind his poor form. Speaking to Sporza.be,...

“Sprinting is a chess game” John Brady, the Dubliner who raced with 7-Eleven

By A.P. O’Máille Dubliner John Brady turned professional in 1988 and procured a contract racing on the famous 7-Eleven team, a US based professional team that had a roster including Davis Phinney, Andy Hampsten, Sean Yates, Bob Roll and many other big name racers. In 1989 he beat Greg LeMond. Here’s an article from the Los Angeles Times from...

David Conroy talks about his form ahead of the Irish National CX Champs

By Caroline Martinez First year junior David Conroy (DLCO Scott) is ready to tackle the opposition ahead of the National Junior Cyclocross Championships. The 16 year old talked about his second place in the last round of the Fixx Cyclocross Cup, his National Trophy series debut at Milton Keynes and his form in the run up to the National Championships...

“I never, ever had any doping cases on my team” Oleg Tinkov

Oleg Tinkov has recently been interviewed by Bloomberg TV, and discusses amongst other things, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama and cycling. When asked as to whether his team is clean, Tinkov responds, "I never, ever had any doping cases on my team. None, zero, nil." This is said despite Michael Rogers having tested positive last year. Rogers tested positive after winning the...

Danny MacAskill in Rotterdam – Video

Danny MacAskill has been filming on the streets of Rotterdam using a GoPro, and the camera provides a good insight into what it must be like from MacAskill's perspective.