November 13, 2016 0 Comments
The weekend of 4-6 November saw the first round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup for 2016-7, with the action taking place at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow. Great Britain put out a young team, with many Olympic stars sitting this one out after their exertions in Rio. Nonetheless, Team GB brought home five gold medals and finished top of the medal table.
Perhaps the highlight of the weekend was the victory of Katie Archibald and Manon Lloyd in the women's Madison - achieved despite Archibald's sustaining a broken wrist in a bad crash mid-race. This was the first time the women have ridden this event at a UCI Track World Cup round.
Photographer Chris Auld was there to capture the action and atmosphere for Conquista. Take a look at his gallery
May 21, 2021 0 Comments
Liverpool is boss. But not always. But it could be. Richard J. Dunning elaborates...
April 30, 2021 0 Comments
Mark Cavendish’s welcome return to victory has led to calls for the Briton to be selected for the Tour de France, including the #CavToTheTour push on Twitter. There is a considerable emotional appeal to him taking part, but is it practical?
April 23, 2021 0 Comments
Earlier this week l’Equipe reported that last year’s Tour runner-up Primož Roglič would have a two month break from racing prior to the French event. That approach goes against the trend of all recent Tour winners, yet Jumbo-Visma believes that this route is the best one to take. Is the team right?