Outstanding HotChillee development rider, Nicholas Dlamini has signed his first pro contract. He has joined the feeder team for the South African based MTN-Qhubeka, who announced their squad this week.
The route has been confirmed for the 2015 edition of the official Corsa Rosa sportive – the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia. The event will take place on 17 May, and like the Etape du Tour, allows amateur riders to take on the same route as the professionals just days before.
IMG Challenger World, organisers of England’s first closed-road sportive, the Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Pennines, have confirmed that the event will not take place next year due to lack of interest and local opposition.
Riding a bike for two days in torrential rain in South Wales in November. Nothing about this should appeal. However, 36 hours later Cyclosport's Nick Gregory is flying back along the M4 grinning from ear to ear. Welcome to the Dragon Tour.
"Cars are much more of a problem on New Forest roads than cycles." This was the message from Lib-Dem Cllr for Totton South and Marchwood, David Harrison, as the New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA) proposed a cap on rider numbers in local sportives.
Ride25, the cycling travel company that takes riders around the world in 25 stages, has announced a partnership with the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust that will see it organise the charity's first overseas event, the #DoubleGoldTour from London to Paris.
Following on from the French and Italian Alps, this week it's time for The Col Collective to head over to the Pyrenees for the hors categorie, Col d'Aubisque - the first climb the Col Collective team filmed.
As organisers reveal the most challenging and prestigious course in the history of the Haute Route Pyrenees, it is expected that places will sell-out fast for the 2015 edition, which takes place from Saturday 15th to Friday 21st August.
Winter is upon us, and many will be starting to plan their events for the 2015 season. If that's you, the 7th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours Cycling, to be held on 22nd and 23rd August, may be of interest. Entry is now open.
Dates have been confirmed for all of Southern Sportive's returning favourites for 2015. However, there are still some new dates to be added to their growing CX Sportive event roster, as this exciting new discipline continues to gain popularity.