On the last weekend, the volunteers were restricted to hold a working bee to make cycling paths protective on Waiheke Island. Tanya Batt, the Cycle Action Waiheke spokesperson said in Auckland Transport there was an “irony” deciding the working bee to develop more cycling safety would break health and safety rules. Batt said “It is not …June 28, 2018
The coverage for Giro d’Italia and Tour de France has a new host as Eurosport unveiled recently.
May 27, 2017
Peter Sagan, world champion and rider for the Bora-Hansgrohe has said that if disc brakes were going to be used during races, then the entire peloton needs to use them and not just one or a few persons.
This 2017 season has seen just a few of the riders making use of the controversial disc brakes, one which has been accused of capable of causing bodily injury to riders especially during a crash. March 23, 2017
In an announcement made by the team, Trek Segafredo has said that it has made a new addition to the team.
Segafredo has added the former giant-alpecin riders Koen De Kort and John Degenkolb. Degenkolb’s contract is expected to last until 2019 while De Kort has signed in with the team for a two-year deal that will last until 2018. January 3, 2017
All eyes had been on Chris Froome in the Vuelta a Espana event.
He had been in the lead when he attacked Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador. He lost out time for both. As a result, he had a difficult day at the event. Nario moved into the leading [position. This occurred at the eighth stage of the race, which was at La Camperona. Froome from Team Sky started the battle with the other contenders. He accelerated when there was about 1.3 km to finish. He distanced both Alberto as well as Alejandro. He was unable to shake off Quintana however.October 12, 2016
As active is the men’s tours are the women’s biking tours as well.
Armitstead has won the women’s tour that was recently concluded. Final stage victory was claimed by Lotta Lepisto while overall victory was claimed by Lizzie Armistead of the Boels-Dolmans team. On the final day Lotta joined the breakaway group that won the sprint and claimed the stage honors.August 3, 2016
In Ottawa, cycling has hit a tipping point and it needs modern infrastructure to keep up, said a local advocacy group.
Annual report from Citizens for Safe Cycling, released on Saturday, showed that cycling trips have jumped forty-four per cent between the years 2010 and 2015.April 21, 2016
FIC chief Di Rocco was reportedly in a huge clash with UCI President over Astana’s license but the Italian has strongly denied any question of row with Brian Cookson.
As per the reports, the FIC boss raised a query that why Management Committee of the UCI weren’t consulted prior to UCI’s recommendation of revoking Astana of WorldTour status by License Commission.
Di Ricco, a member of the Management Committee himself, accused the UCI boss of taking to unilateral approach instead of permitting License Commission in taking independent decisions.April 7, 2015
Brit riding great Sir Wiggins has reportedly contributed 5,000 pounds as donation to 5 Go-Ride clubs to help them in their discovery of future cycling stars.
Go-Ride is the development programme by Brit Cycling meant to explore young talents from the country. There’re three hundred Go-Ride clubs running across the nations, in schools and communities, with the mission to help young cyclists train in varied cycling disciplines.March 25, 2015
In an interview for the magazine Andy Shleck stated that he misses cycling.
At the final league of the season Andy Shleck retired from the sport of cycling as he injured his knee badly. As he turned 35 doctors advised that he would need a knee replacement. The advice given by the doctors scared him so much that he made the final decision in his mind already.February 25, 2015