Jakob Fuglsang told to consider his future with Astana

Following on from the four-year doping investigation, and the publication of the Padova report, Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang has been told he needs to consider his future with the Astana team. It was revealed this week that 17 Astana riders over the years has been associated with the doping doctor, Michel Ferrari. In addition, Astana had five doping cases this...

100 years ago, the first Australians took part in Paris-Roubaix – This is their story

By Graham Healy One hundred years ago, a group of six intrepid Australians travelled to Europe to race as professional cyclists. Unfortunately, they missed out on their chance to make it, due to war breaking out a few months after their arrival. However, they did have a chance to take part in some of the biggest races, and this is their...

Gediminas Bagdonas signs new contract

The Lithuanian rider Gediminas Bagdonas has signed a new contract with the French team AG2R-La Mondiale. This means that the 2012 Lithuanian champion continues with the team for a third consecutive year. He has stated that his main aims for 2015 will be the Spring Classics, and the team have strengthened their classics team with the signings of the...

Amazon to Use Bike Messengers for One-hour Delivery in New York City

The Wall Street Journal reported that E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc plans to experiment with bike messengers to offer deliveries in New York City within an hour. The company was not immediately available for comment about the delivery decision. The WSJ report said, the superfast service, dubbed "Amazon Prime Now", attempts to replicate shopping in a physical store by delivering...

A raceday with Mathieu van der Poel

SHIMANORaceTV decided to follow Mathieu van der Poel (BKCP - Powerplus) during raceday of the recent World Cup Cyclo Cross race in Koksijde and asked him what his pre-race routines are. Van der Poel is best known for winning the Junior Road Race World Championships in Florence, Italy in 2013, and twice winning the Junior Cyclo-cross World Championships, in Koksijde,...

Dig in the Dock 2015 – Scotland’s favourite cyclo cross race

Here's the promo video for 'Dig in the Dock' - Scotland's favourite cyclo cross race. The race takes place around the dock area and woodland of the shore front in Bo'ness near Edinburgh. The race takes place on the 4th of January and usually sells out in a matter of hours. Check out their promo video below.

Medellin Downhill Race

This helmet cam footage from Filip Polc at the Red Bull urban downhill race in Medellin, Colombia is well worth a watch. Polc from Slovakia, won the race to add to his various national downhill championships, in addition to a list of urban downhill races he has won previously. It was filmed with a Drift HD Ghost action cam.

The Win Tunnel: Disc vs Rim Brakes on a road bike

Specialized Bicycles use their wind tunnel to finally answer the question of what the aerodynamic differences are between rim and disc brakes. And the answer is........

The Festive 50 is on this Sunday in Kilkenny

Santa Claus will have to leave the sleigh at home this year - the Marble City Cyclers want everyone to get on their bikes for Christmas! The MCC are busy putting the finishing touches together for their annual Yule fund-raiser. The Festive 50 will once again take over Kilkenny, with Sunday December 14 the big day. One of the club’s annual...

Details of 2015 Irish Women’s National League announced

Details of the 2015 Joe Daly Cycles Women’s National League have just been released. The series will kick off in Cork in March, with the last of the seven race series taking place in Clonmel in August. THe races are as follows: March 15 Kay Strattan Memorial, Blarney April 19 Visitnenagh.ie, Nenagh April 28 Waller Cup, Bohermeen May 24 North Down GP, Bangor May 31...

Deignan and Roche join up with Team Sky for training camp

Team Sky have started their preparations for the 2015 season with a first training camp in Majorca. The team members have been breaking up into separate groups for training rides on the island, and amongst those who have joined the camp are Luke Rowe, Ian Stannard, Christian Knees, David Lopez, Ben Swift, Geraint Thomas, Bradley Wiggins and Pete Kennaugh. Also joining...

New Irish cycling magazine set to launch

A new Irish cycling magazine, entitled Cycling, is set to launch soon, edited by Declan Quigley. The magazine will feature cycling news from Ireland and abroad, touring and travel, technical matters, training and more. Quigley is one of the voices of cycling on Eurosport, in addition to being the Irish correspondent for Red Bull Magazine. For more information, check the link...