Sir Chris Hoy, eleven times cycling champion as well as 6 times Olympic gold medal winner, would visit Edge Hill University later in April. On 4th April, Monday, the Olympic legend would be bringing in his new pursuit- children's books.
Tour France champ Vincenzo Nibali & 8-time stage champ Fabian Cancellara, both have stayed tight-lipped about doping report published Cycling Independent Reform Commission or CIRC lately.
The CIRC report was supported by WADA & USADA.
The report took thirteen months to be completed and claimed that doping issues in riding is still in the endemic stage.
“I did not read anything regarding it. It could be that somebody else is looking to state something” remarked Nibali while asked to speak a few lines regarding the much speculated CIRC report.
Riding bike in an urban setting with crowded street is not a joy.
Cycling guide written in a form of book by Yvonne Bambrick talks about the aspect of riding bike in the cities of North America. Bike to ride with has to be chosen in the correct order along with the budget. The etiquettes of riding a bike in the narrow alleys are mentioned along with steps to manoeuvre when the riders get caught by the police.
Anna Meares was named the queen of sprint two years ago when she won the Olympic gold in the London veldrome. Now she is returning to the same place to prepare for the 2016 Rio games.
Anna will be preparing to make a full race at the Track Cycling World Cup to be held in London during this weekend and also has plans to retire after the Olympics of 2016. The team Australia is ready to go into the meet as they have already topped with the most medals in the first round that was held in Mexico.
The loss of the Mzansi Tour is going to cost South African cycling a lot. William Newman, the president of Cycling SA said that the cycling in the country is going to face a big time blow because of the sudden withdrawal of sponsor.
He said that the whole thing is very disappointing as it put the Tour at a huge risk because it is very important for the cyclists. The race is an opportunity for all the new riders to ride with some really good international riders from all over the world to collect the UCI points.