Bradley Wiggins may tackle the Hour record

Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky) is the latest rider to be linked with an attempt to break the World Hour Record. The Spanish newspaper Diario de Mallorca has suggested that the Englishman will make an attempt on the record next Summer. In recent months, Jens Voigt and then Matthias Brändle have both broken the record which has been given a...

Ian Moore – The Pioneering Ulsterman

By Graham Healy The first ever Irish cyclist to take part in the Tour de France was Shay Elliott who made his debut in the 1956 race. Five years later, Elliott would be joined in the Tour by a compatriot. Ian Moore from Antrim had impressed as an amateur when he raced on the Irish team at the Tour of...

Koppenbergcross

The second round of the BPost Bank Trophy cyclocross series took place on Saturday in Oudenaarde, Belgium when the riders lined up in the Koppenbergcross. You can watch the race in full here.

“The Bike Comes First” – The Story Behind the Name

The name of this website comes from a story documented in David Walsh’s book about Sean Kelly. In the book Kelly, Walsh tells the story of how the Irishman was waiting with his wife, Linda, at the finish of Amstel Gold for Stephen Roche to return from doping control. The two riders were travelling back together to Paris. While they waited,...