Former Irish Olympian looses battle against cancer

It ipassing of Deirdre Murphy Bader, founder of Star Track Cycling in New York, N.Y., a champion in track development and competitor in the 2000 Olympic Games. Deirdre lost a courageous battle against cancer and is survived by her husband, Larry, and son, Ethan. Deirdre Murphy Bader was a major track cycling influence in New York. Deirdre Murphy...

Fixx Supercross Cup hot lap

Climb on board and experience the course from yesterdays cyclocross race in Ballawley Park in Dublin with veteran off-road strong man Johnny McCabe.

Cyclo-cross – Superprestige race at Gavere

Here's full coverage of yesterday's Superprestige race at Gavere yesterday.

How to corner in cyclocross like a boss

We all know there is nothing more important in cross than pleasing the crowd and looking slick on the bike. This guy nails it at the jingle cross.... A video posted by Ian S (@istone_kc) on Nov 11, 2014 at 2:53pm PST

“Paris-Roubaix is bulls**t” – Bernard Hinault after winning the 1981 race

By Graham Healy In the week that he celebrated his 60th birthday, we look back at a race where Bernard Hinault took one of his biggest one-day wins - the 1981 Paris-Roubaix. In his first attempt at the Hell of the North the previous year, Hinault had finished in fourth place, over six minutes behind the winner Francesco Moser, who won his third Paris-Roubaix....

Cycling Ireland awards night – and the winners were….

Cycling Ireland’s Awards Night took place yesterday evening, and the winners as voted by the membership were as follows: Volunteer of the Year - Hugh Byrne (Sundrive Track Team) Club of the Year - Lakeside Wheelers Best Leisure Event of the Year - An Post Tour de Burren Best Competitive Event of the Year - European MTB Marathon Championships Best Domestic Based Male Rider...

Marianne Vos wins Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge

The Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge which took place in Johannesburg today is the second largest mass participation time cycling event in the world after the Cape Argus race also in South Africa. The event covers 94.7 kilometres, as it is sponsored by a local radio station called 94.7fm. 35,000 cyclists took part this morning and Marianne Vos was the fastest woman,...

Crashes, beer and frites with mayonnaise – The Belgian cyclo-cross experience

Matt Stephens experiences cyclo-cross in Belgium and gets advice from Tom Meeusen and Sven Nys. Another great video from Global Cycling Network

Brian Cooksons talks about a minimum wage for woman cyclists

Speaking at an event last month Cookson said that introducing a minimum wage was a complicated process and that bringing it in could actually have a negative impact on the women’s sport.

Cycling industry may employ one million people in Europe by 2020

The Guardian has reported that Europe’s cycling industry now employs more people than mining and quarrying and almost twice as many as the steel industry. This is based on a report produced by the Transport and Mobility Leuven Research Institute. These jobs are primarily in retail, bicycle manufacture, tourism and services. 655,000 people currently work in the cycling economy...

BMC testing new equipment for Paris-Roubaix

Five riders from the BMC team spent yesterday testing new equipment to be used for Paris-Roubaix next year. Greg Van Avermaet, Marcus Burghardt, Michael Schar, Jean-Pierre Drucker and Silvan Dillier tested new bikes and tyres on five sections of pavé yesterday Directeur Sportif Allan Peiper told Belgium's Sportwereld, "Near the Carrefour de l'Arbre we rode four laps of cobbled sections. For...

The descent of the Col de la Madone

Check out this video from the people at Global Cycling Network. It's the descent of the Col de la Madone, a climb in the south of France, near Menton.