Entries open for Junior Tour Trust Sportive in Dublin

Entries have now opened for the Junior Tour Trust Sportive, scheduled for February 1st at Casement Aerodrome Baldonnel. The event has been kindly organised by the Air Corps Cycling Association in conjunction with Usher Irish Road Club. Two routes will be available for all, a 57km route and a 112km route, both departing at 11:00am, details of which will be released...

Unknown to the Irish scene, Maria Larkin hoping for podium result in the 2015 Irish CX Champs

By Caroline Martínez Ireland’s top elite men, elite women, masters, U23 men, and juniors will gather in Swords, North Dublin, next weekend to compete for their respective Irish Cyclocross titles. While the favourites are expected to dominate the events, there are lesser known riders in each group equally capable of climbing the podium steps. Mayo native Maria Larkin is one of...

The most skilled biker in Brazil

How's this for skill... cycling with a gas cylinder on your head in traffic and managing to balance the bike at the lights..!

How To Make an Offset Unicycle

Got an old bike rusting away at home and don't know what to do with it? HowToLou shows you how to transform that old bike into a unicycle with an offset seat. He could do with investing in a chain breaker though!

Just how are the rims on your bike made?

H Plus Son created this very artistic video showing you just how they manufacture their range of rims. The process includes some extruding, bending, welding, lathing and even some lasers.

Peter Sagan showing off his bike handling skills

Peter Sagan was at it again, showing off his bike handling skills at the recent Tinkoff-Saxo training camp. Impressive!

Wiggins to leave Team Sky in April

Bradley Wiggins has just signed his contract with Team Sky but only till April of this year and will target a win in the famous one day classic the Paris-Roubaix. After that the 34 year old is going to focus on the track and specificaly the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Having obtained special permission from the...

The Win Tunnel: Crosswinds and Drafting

Specialized are back in the wind tunnel and this time they are showing how much of a saving can be made when riding in the correct formation in a cross wind.

A look back at Stephen Roche’s Irish Cyclo Cross Championships victory

By Graham Healy At the start of December 1979, Stephen Roche of Orwell Wheelers would win his last race in Ireland prior to his move to France in his bid to become a professional cyclist. The race was the Irish Cyclo Cross Championships in Balbriggan, North Dublin. The riders faced ten laps of what was described as a difficult circuit, and...

Androni Giocattoli respond to Johnny Hoogerland

Following on from a tweet last week from Dutch rider Johnny Hoogerland where he asked UCI president Brian Cookson "Where can you go as a rider when your team does not pay your salary?", his former Italian team have since responded. Androni Giocattoli have since claimed in a statement that their team name was sullied by the tweet. Hoogerland...

Bjarne Riis may not have a future in cycling after ADD report is published

According to a report on feltet.dk, Bjarne Riis may not have a future in cycling after a long-awaited report from Anti-Doping Denmark (ADD) is published. The report is expected to be published in the near future. ADD are said to be interested to see what comes out of the report from UCI's Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) which is expected...

Mike Cotty from the Col Collective tackles the Passo Giau

The latest video from Mike Cotty from The Col Collective is from Passo Giau. The climb is used annually in the Maratona dles Dolomites cyclosportive and also used in the Giro d'Italia from time to time. It's a very difficult climb with an average gradient of 9.1% from the Selva di Cadore side. Below is their description of the...