OLYMPICS — XC race line-ups confirmed

With just a day to go until the mountain bike races get underway, the organisers have confirmed the starting line-ups in the women’s and men’s events.

OLYMPICS — Men’s BMX final

Following the drama of the women’s event was never going to be easy, the men had something to live up to. Form man Mike Day (USA) was in the prime…

OLYMPICS — Women’s BMX final

Day 15 of the Beijing Games dawned bright; the storms had abated, the smog receded and humidity was at its lowest for a fortnight. So 24 hours later than originally…

OLYMPICS — Mtb legend to win BMX gold?

As you might expect for a sport making its Olympic debut, the BMX competition has been attracting more than its share of column inches in the global press. And unsurprisingly,…

OLYMPICS — Coe hails Hadleigh choice

Among the dignitaries catching the Brit gold run at the Laoshan velodrome was Lord Coe, head of the London 2012 organising committee. Our Beijing correspondent caught up with him and…

Cannondale sharpens Olympic Scalpel

Roel Paulissen, Jakob Fuglsang and Kashi Leuchs of the Cannondale-Vredestein Mountain Bike Racing Team will compete in Beijing on special superlight Olympic Edition Scalpels, Cannondale has revealed.

Olympics — Oli reports back

Having arrived in Beijing on Saturday, British Olympian Oli Beckingsale says he's been settling in well and adjusting to the conditions.

Edale vid

Here's a sneak peak of next month's Killer Loop in Edale

OLYMPICS — Oli can’t wait…

We’ve just spoken to Oli Beckingsale — one of our two mtb Olympians — as he was waiting for his flight to Beijing. And the Giant-sponsored rider, currently in the…

Ride it!

Evans Cycles' nationwide Ride it! series head to the Peaks National Park this weekend, with both organised offroad and road rides on offer.

Trials champ set for World Cup victory

Trials world champion Gilles Coustellier has continued his winning streak in Knokke-Heist, Belgium, claiming another first place and making him top overall in the trials World Cup circuit with one…

Mature Cheddar

The Kona Cheddar Bikefest, formerly known as the Cheddar Challenge, is back for its second year with the usual 10hour enduro and shorter 5hour event, and now a 3hour long…

British Cycling membership booms

Cycling’s governing body in the UK, British Cycling, is experiencing record membership levels in 2008, up 11% year-on-year and thanks in part to the success of Team GB, according to…

Howgills treasure hunt

MBR's resident poet has decided to serenade with a delightfully cryptic clue for this month's Killer. See if you can work it out!

Kielder to link with 7Stanes

Work has begun on two long distance trails at Kielder Forest costing a total of £850,000 and linking the English forest to the 7Stanes biking centre across the border at

Trek Top Fuel 2009

We're still in Durango for Trek's 09 product launch, and this is the latest race development