Matt Brammeier to kick off season Down Under

Matt Brammeier, who was announced yesterday as a new signing for MTN Qhubeka is set to start his season in Australia. He has been named as one of the team's starters in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. The UCI 1.1 race takes place in Geelong, along part of the course of the 2010 UCI World Road Championships where...

Van driver runs over and then assaults cyclist

Thankfully with the use of cameras on bikes these road rage incidents are being caught on video and highlight just how vulnerable cyclists are. Before the camera it would of been your word against theres and that would of been it. Hopefully with the raised awareness drivers might think twice before doing something like this. Lucky...

“I dream that Tom Boonen will give us a double success in the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix”

Etixx-Quick-Step had their team launch at the Flemish Cycling Centre in Ghent yesterday evening, where they presented the 2015 team to fans and sponsors. With the exception of the riders participating in the Tour Down Under, all other riders were present at the event. "It is a unique public relations opportunity for our sponsors and their customers to see...

Looking back to 1950 at the first African team in the Tour de France

By Graham Healy It was widely reported yesterday that MTN-Qhubeka were set to become the first African team to take part in the Tour de France. The South African team were selected as one of the wildcards for this year's race. However, the first African team in the Tour took to the start line of the 1950 race. That year, a...

This ride to recovery

Martin Söderström crashed hard on on the last run of the day while in second place and gunning for first on the biggest stage of them all, Crankworx' Red Bull Joyride. On the last jump however he landed hard he suffered a brutal leg break that would see him staring retirement and a life away from riding right...

Emma O’Reilly to open indoor training centre in Manchester

Former cycling physiotherapist Emma O'Reilly is set to launch the indoor training and performance brand Pro Spin and the fitness-only concept Spin Club, along with Jennie Duschenes. The first site, which is due to open later this month, is based near Manchester Airport between Hale and Wilmslow, and the pair is close to securing a second site in the...

Cyclist Hit By Truck, Then Robbed While Lying Unconscious

Thieves stole a wallet from an unconscious cyclist in West Oakland minutes after he was hit by a truck, police said Tuesday. The cyclist was driving on the wrong side of the road, police said, before colliding with the pickup, which was traveling west on 8th Street, around noon, police said. Minutes after the crash, police said thieves approached the driver...

Training With The Pros #1 Team Giant Alpecin

Some very entertaining and insightful commentary during a training ride with Marcel Kittel's Team Giant Alpecin while out on a training ride in Adelaide.

Okay time to cancel your evening

In case you missed it because you had to work here are five hours of coverage from the controversial USA Cyclocross Champs on Sunday...errrr we mean Monday. The action starts @19 minutes.

Cyclocross World Cup set to expand to North America

It has yet to be confirmed but it looks likely that the Cyclocross World Cup will expand from six to nine rounds, with the opening races taking place in September in Las Vegas and Montreal. UCI coordinator Peter Vandenabeele has been unable to confirm the news as not all deals have been completed. However, he did say, "I can confirm...

Amazing downhill footage from the Red Bull Rampage

This is not for the faint hearted. This is amazing helmet cam footage from Kelly McGarry's 2nd place run at Red Bull Rampage back in 2013. The event took place on near-vertical sandstone ridges near Virgin, Utah.

Adrian van der Lee’s photos from the Irish Cross Champs

If you haven't seen them already check them out to see all of the action from race day TO THE PHOTOS