The festival putting Edinburgh on the international cycling map

The festival putting Edinburgh on the international cycling map

In theory, Edinburgh might not look like the perfect city for cycling. Apart from the weather there are the (in)famous hills, then there’s the … (add your own excuses here.) But things are changing. Currently the city council is committing 10% of its transport budget to cycling, a first for a UK city, as well […]

Turbanators battle for turban right in private cycling competitions

Turbanators battle for turban right in private cycling competitions

AMRITSAR: In pursuance of yet another battle for turban right for the Sikh community on home ground, a cyclist enthusiast Jagdeep Singh, 50, arrived here on Saturday leading a group of thirty-one turbanators, a turbaned cycling community, from Delhi for securing right of Sikhs to wear turban in cycling events organized by private entities. Jagdeep […]

Bring on the Olympics – Thomas

Bring on the Olympics – Thomas

My world champion’s rainbow jersey is hanging up alongside Ed Clancy’s above the beds in our Melbourne hotel room. This is a massive result for us as a team. It’s been a long while since we last won at the World Championships; the Aussies have had the better of us for the last few years. […]

Chris Hoy learned on girl's bike

Chris Hoy learned on girl's bike

Image caption Sir Chris Hoy is a four-time Olympic champion Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy’s first bicycle was a girl’s bike, the Olympic gold medallist’s mother has revealed. Sir Chris, 36, a four-time Olympic champion who won three golds at the 2008 Beijing Games, got the second-hand bike from his neighbour. His mother, Carol Hoy, said […]

GB success will continue – Clancy

GB success will continue – Clancy

British cyclists will continue to deliver Olympic success even if Dave Brailsford gives up day-to-day control of the team, says GB rider Ed Clancy. Brailsford combines his role as GB performance director with his position running Team Sky and could focus solely on the latter after London 2012. “It will be hard to replace him […]

Chris Hoy learned on girl’s bike

Chris Hoy learned on girl’s bike

Image caption Sir Chris Hoy is a four-time Olympic champion Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy’s first bicycle was a girl’s bike, the Olympic gold medallist’s mother has revealed. Sir Chris, 36, a four-time Olympic champion who won three golds at the 2008 Beijing Games, got the second-hand bike from his neighbour. His mother, Carol Hoy, said […]