Santos Tour Down Under 2015 – People’s Choice Classic race highlights

Here are the higlights from the Tour Down Under's opener, the People's Choice Classic. The criterium took place around Rymill Park in Adelaide and the riders faced 51 kilometres. Marcel Kittel took the honours at the end of the 30 lap race. The Giant-Alpecin team rider, who won last year’s Classic but on a different course, set himself perfectly for the...

Book de Tour: Art of the 101st Tour de France

Book de Tour is an unusual approach to telling the story of a Tour de France. Artist Greig Leich explains how the race unfolded through oilstick created art for every stage of the 2014 race. Leich has been creating images from professional races over the past number of years including the Tour, Giro and Spring Classics, but this is the...

Watch the Track Cycling World Cup LIVE from Cali, Colombia

You can watch the Track Cycling World Cup live from Cali, Colombia through the link below from 21:00 GMT to 23:45 GMT. Amongst the events which will feature are: Men's Sprint Women's Omnium Final (25km Points Race) Women's Keirin Men's Omnium Final (40km Points Race)

Skateboarders overtake cyclists on Alpine descent.

This video, from last July, of two American professional skateboarders descending down an Alpine descent is really impressive. They fly past a number of cyclists on their way down. Byron Essert and Alex Tongue, spent much of the summer descending various mountains in Italy and France. They were said to have reached speeds of 80 km/h. In Italy, motorists were...

Nick Nuyens speaks out about Garmin Sharp

Recently retired Belgian rider, Nick Nuyens, has spoken out about his treatment by former Garmin team. He told De Standaard "I don't like to throw mud at anyone, but what I experienced during my last two seasons was enough.” "Last year, when I had heart problems, I found out that they had already seen in the US that my heartbeat...

Alex Dowsett still hopeful of tackling Hour Record

Alex Dowsett (Movistar) has released a video from his hospital bed, where he says that he still holds out hope of making an attempt on the World Hour Record, saying, “We’re doing everything we can to make ‘The Perfect Hour’ on February 27 still work though we might have to call it ‘The Almost Perfect Hour’ because of this." Dowsett...

Snow Epic – Fatbike Winterfestival

The Snow Epic in Engelberg in the Swiss Alps is Europe's first winter festival for fatbikes. The race comprises of five stages, and competitors from more than 20 countries have entered the inaugural race. Amongst the big names taking part are top mountain bikers Rune Høydahl and Bart Brentjens. Fatbikes are essentially bicycles with over-sized tyres and are designed for riding...

Michael Rasmussen to help young drug addicts on cycling project

Former professional cyclist, Michael Rasmussen, has found a new job, working as as a coach and mentor for young addicts and criminals who this summer will be cycling from Denmark to Alpe d'Huez. After the collapse of the Christina Watches team, Rasmussen was without work. Now, the 40 year old has been employed on a consultancy basis to help the...

Rio 2016 Road Race route adapted to start and finish at Copacabana

The UCI have announced that the Men’s and Women’s Rio 2016 Olympic Road Race course have been altered and will now start and finish at the iconic Copacabana beach. With a combination of steep climbs and descents and long flat coastal sections, the Road Race will pass through some of the most picturesque parts of the city including the...

Custom bike for drifting on ice and snow

If it's icy where you live and you can't get out training, maybe this bike is what you need. ideas2cycles designed a custom bicycle specifically for drifting on ice and snow. The unique frame geometry gives an optimal weight distribution and handling on slippery surfaces. Paired with a hand-made spiked tire in the front and a slick tire in the...

Gallery from the An Post Chain Reaction training camp

The An Post Chain Reaction team posted a series of photos from their training camp in Calpe, Spain. With only a few weeks left before their season starts, the camp not only offers the opportunity to put in some solid training sessions, but also allows the team members to get to know each other, as there have been many new...

Tour de France animation team nominated for Oscar

The team behind the Tour de France animation 'Bon Voyage' have been nominated for an Oscar for their film 'A Single Life'. Utrecht filmmakers Marieke Blaauw, Joris Oprins and Job Roggeveen have been nominated for an Oscar in the category “Short Animation Film” with their flick, “A Single Life”. The nominations were announced in Los Angeles today. This is...