Category: Racing bicycle

Thieves who stole the speedway team’s race bikes competing at Wednesdayfield have warned ‘they have no brakes’

Gavin Wheeler in competition. The Southampton Cycle Speedway Club was left distraught on Monday morning when it discovered its competition bikes had been removed from its public transport van outside the Premier Inn in Wolverhampton city centre. Veteran rider Gavin Wheeler had qualified at Wednesdayfield National Trials for the final in Birmingham on Monday and […]

Honda drivers are racing for the Riviera Grand Pri…

In recent years, the MotoGP race calendar has shrunk from 17 or 18 races to 20, with increasingly limited testing as a result. This makes the few remaining test sessions increasingly important, especially for manufacturers working particularly hard on machine development. Factory riders Pol Espargaro (Repsol Honda Team Honda RC213V) and Stefan Bradl (Repsol Honda […]

‘Today feels like a big win’: Imogen Cotter returns to racing – seven months after being hit head-on by a speeding motorist

Former Irish champion Imogen Cotter returned to the peloton on Sunday – seven months after fracturing her kneecap and radius in a head-on collision involving an overtaking driver. Cotter lined up yesterday at the professional fair in Berlare, Belgium, in what was her first race for the UCI Plantur-Pura continental team and her first race […]

From gravel racing to buying Pogačar’s Tour de France-winning bike: Formula 1 star Valtteri Bottas’ love affair with cycling

Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas is a world-class athlete and a bit sporty too. Apart from the training sessions required of a race car driver, he also enjoys participating in a variety of sports. Plus, he’s naturally athletic, highly competitive, and likely would have been successful in a number of different disciplines. Growing up in […]

Deegan debuts for Star Racing Yamaha with a 250 strong SIX rider squad ready for Ironman!

Posted on August 25, 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Haiden Deegan will make his pro debut with the 250 team this weekend at Ironman National in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Levi Kitchen and Matt LeBlanc return to action, as does newcomer Guillem Farres, forming a full six-rider lineup during the penultimate round of the […]

Wout van Aert swaps bike racing for cinema with Max Verstappen and Red Bull

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Don’t miss a moment of Paris-Roubaix and Unbound Gravel, Giro d’Italia, Tour de France, Vuelta a España, and everything in between when you >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”, “type “:”link”}}”>join Outside+. Wout van Aert traded bike racing for filmmaking. Van Aert appeared alongside Formula 1 world champion Max […]

Sports News Roundup: Horse Racing – Horse racing in the United States cannot survive without reforms: HISA CEO Lazarus; Football-Guardiola says City stay won’t be determined by European success and more

Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. Horse racing-Horse racing in the United States cannot survive without reforms: HISA CEO Lazarus Horse racing in the United States cannot survive without a major overhaul of rules governing the use of drugs and improvements to racetrack safety, the sport’s top official told Reuters. […]

Honda Genuine Honda Racing and Muc-Off/FXR/ClubMX Teams Latest to Join WSX

The final teams for the FIM Supercross World Championship (WSX) have been announced: Honda Genuine Honda Racing and Muc-Off/FXR/ClubMX. Yarrive Konsky owns and operates the Honda Genuine Honda Racing team (currently called the Fire Power Honda Racing team in the US) and Brandon Haas operates the Muc-Off/FXR/ClubMX team with support from Scott Jeffery. ClubMX is […]

WorldSBK: Championship heads to Donington Park – Roadracing World Magazine

Donington Park hosts dramatic new chapter in 2022 WorldSBK title race The historic home of WorldSBK and unequivocally home to some of the championship’s greatest sporting moments, more excitement awaits this weekend Back to where it all began, where one cold Sunday in 1988 the championship was born. The 2022 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship […]

A documentary about blind cyclists who race across America will premiere this weekend at NOLA

Here’s what’s featured in Friday’s Louisiana Considered: This week the National Federation of the Blind holds its annual convention in New Orleans. And among the workshops on accessibility in technology and the discussions on braille developments, there is the release of an exciting new documentary. Surpassing Sight is a film that tells the story of […]

Michael Sweeney sets the tone in qualifying at Kells as Irish road racing returns to the Republic of Ireland for the first time since 2019

The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of all national meetings in the south in 2020 and 2021, with the East Coast Festival at the Killalane course in County Dublin, the last road race held in Ireland in September 2019. On that occasion, Michael Sweeney won a quadruple and the Skerries man will be […]

MotoGP: Quartararo says racing at Sachsenring is ‘mentally tough’ – Roadracing World Magazine

“Not more motivated – more focused” The pre-event press conference kicks off the German GP with some quality sound bites Ahead of the Liqui Moly Motorrad Grand Prix of Germany, the pre-event press conference saw championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™) joined by points runner-up Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing), as well as Francesco […]

End of “Centauro”, explained: Is Rafa finally making it into professional motorcycle racing?

The action-thriller “Centauro” pits a semi-professional motorcycle rider in Spain who aspires to turn pro against a ruthless gang of drug traffickers amid protests for a Catalan state in Barcelona. While the majority of the film’s plot and narrative is simplistic and fairly straightforward, where it catches up is in the fast-paced action and bike-riding […]

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