Sam Bennett’s new team bike

For the 2015 season, Sam Bennett's team will be riding the Canadian bike Argon 18, who will be co-sponsor of the Bora team. Argon 18 are a Montreal-based company, founded back in 1989 by Gervais Rioux. They have previously supplied by the Spidertech and Jelly Belly teams. Last year, Bennett's team rode Fuji bikes.

From EPO to IPA. Lance Armstrong attempts the beer mile

The race requires racers to drink a beer at the start of each of four laps of the track but Armstrong was unable to finish, struggling with his first beer and then completed just one lap before quitting. 'That was not what I expected,' the Texan admitted. 'I'm one and done. That was way different than I thought.'

Woman paralysed after Vansummeren accident

Sad news emerged today that the woman who was hit by Johan Vansummeren (Garmin-Sharp) earlier this year in the Tour of Flanders remains paralysed. It was reported in HLN.BE that Marie-Claire Moreels (66) will remain in a wheelchair for the rest of her life as the right side of her body is paralysed. She has also lost the...

Sep Vanmarcke takes on the cobbles (in a different way)

Sep Vanmarcke (Belkin Pro Cycling) has an impressive record in cobbled races. He won Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in 2012, and has finished on the podium in Paris-Roubaix, Tour of Flanders and Ghent-Wevelgem. It seems he can't get enough of pavé though, as even in the off-season, he's taking on the cobbles. He tweeted a photo of himself over the...

Dan Martin and his team mates go sailing

Following on from a visit to Cannondale's headquarters in Wilton Connecticut, Dan Martin and his team mates are heading to the British Virgin Islands for a team building exercise. There will be big changes for the team this year, as they merge with the Cannondale team. The team will consist of sixteen riders from Garmin's team with eight riders coming...

Competition time

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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....