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

Ouch this really had to hurt

One rider mistimes the boards in a recent race in Northern Ireland. A video posted by Claire Oakley (@claireoakley93) on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:26pm PST

Fixx Supercross Cup Round 3

With entries for the race now closed, and with record numbers entering make sure you get yourself a good vantage point to watch this Sundays race in Ballawley Park. With two rounds down it's Robin Seymour (Team-WORC) leading the A's with Sean O'Tuathail(Bray Wheelers) in second closely followed by Anthony Doyle (Velo Revolution) in 3rd. Given the...

If you like cyclo-cross and beer, this is the race for you

Belgium is famous for cyclo-cross and beer and one race has a unique way of combining the two. A race in Baardegem, near Aalst, takes the riders through the Ons Huis pub. Organiser Bart Van den Bossche explained that "It's something special, they have to ride through a narrow corridor, through the hall and back to the streets." The race...

Philippe Gilbert stars in Red Bull Velodux

Over the weekend, former World Road Race champion Philippe Gilbert took part in the inaugural Red Bull Velodux. The race can be best described as an urban cyclo-cross through the streets of Estavayer-le-Lac in Switzerland. Amongst the others taking part was World Mountain Bike champion Julien Absalon as well as other top mountain bikers and cyclo-cross riders. Check out the...

Cyclo-cross action from Ruddervoorde

Check out the latest Superprestige action from Round 3 of the competition. Here's a video of the complete race yesterday.

Cycling Ireland Membership Awards

Tomorrow is your last chance to vote in the Cycling Ireland Membership Awards. Members of Cycling Ireland can vote here:  // Below is information on the various categories and nominees.   VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Declan Slevin – Rosemount CC                 Worked to streamline para cycling at national level from come and try events with other organisations to his role as secretary as Para...

Massive crowd at Superprestige race in Zonhoven

If you haven't experienced a cyclo-cross race in Belgium, but want to understand how big the sport is there, then check out the size of the crowds in this photo from the Superprestige race at Zonhoven last Sunday.


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.