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# cycling - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission

Aug 27th 2020, 3:11 PM 6,022 Views 1 Comment

This year’s Tour de France gets underway in Nice on Saturday and runs until 20 September.

Horror crash leaves cyclist Jakobsen with one tooth, 130 stitches
# Slow Recovery
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# Slow Recovery

Horror crash leaves cyclist Jakobsen with one tooth, 130 stitches

Aug 27th 2020, 12:53 PM 13,355 Views 5 Comments

Jakobsen suffered severe facial injuries in the Tour of Poland first stage accident earlier this month.

# cycling - Saturday 22 August, 2020

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:52 AM 21,230 Views 81 Comments

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

# cycling - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium

Aug 18th 2020, 4:55 PM 4,809 Views 5 Comments

The Irish cyclist, riding for Deceuninck-QuickStep, claimed a brilliant win in the Tour de Wallonie today.

# cycling - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Belgium's Evenepoel suffers 'multiple injuries' after falling into ravine at Tour of Lombardy
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Belgium's Evenepoel suffers 'multiple injuries' after falling into ravine at Tour of Lombardy

Updated Aug 15th 2020, 9:15 PM 14,265 Views 1 Comment

Early tests showed a fractured pelvis, right lung contusion, cuts and bruising.

# cycling - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France

Aug 14th 2020, 12:37 PM 5,218 Views 1 Comment

The accident on Thursday has left the 33-year-old general classification contender in a race against time to be fit.

# cycling - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life after horrific crash at Tour of Poland
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life after horrific crash at Tour of Poland

Aug 5th 2020, 9:24 PM 12,046 Views 8 Comments

The UCI said they strongly condemned the ‘dangerous behaviour’ of rival Dylan Groenewegen.

# cycling - Friday 31 July, 2020

Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city

Jul 31st 2020, 3:12 PM 23,308 Views 35 Comments

Funding was provided by the National Transport Authority at a cost of €8.9 million.

# cycling - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be
# Tourism
# Tourism

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be

Jul 30th 2020, 5:23 PM 49,221 Views 41 Comments

The funding covers route options and feasibility studies.

# cycling - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'He just can't help himself. If he could, he would have got right back into favour'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'He just can't help himself. If he could, he would have got right back into favour'

Updated Jul 28th 2020, 2:58 PM 35,089 Views 12 Comments

David Walsh, chief sportswriter with the Sunday Times, is our guest on this week’s Behind the Lines.

# cycling - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Chris Froome to leave Team Ineos after 10 years and seven Grand Tour wins
# Ride On
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# Ride On

Chris Froome to leave Team Ineos after 10 years and seven Grand Tour wins

Jul 9th 2020, 10:31 AM 3,828 Views 5 Comments

Froome will leave the team when his contract expires at the end of this season.

# cycling - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists

Jun 25th 2020, 7:55 AM 24,535 Views 176 Comments

Cycling advocate Martina Callanan says now is the time to embrace cycling as the answer to so many modern lifestyle problems.

# cycling - Monday 18 May, 2020

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary

May 18th 2020, 11:32 AM 6,694 Views 24 Comments

The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.

# cycling - Monday 4 May, 2020

'Children love cycling and the quieter roads right now offer them a chance to learn'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Children love cycling and the quieter roads right now offer them a chance to learn'

May 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,692 Views 56 Comments

Allison Phillips of the Green-Schools programme argues that the shutdown is helping families embrace cycling, within 2km of home, on quieter roads.

# cycling - Friday 1 May, 2020

The Irish team living and training in Spain
# Column
From The42
# Column

The Irish team living and training in Spain

May 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 4,554 Views 0 Comments

Mark Downey on what it’s like to be based in Majorca for a substantial portion of the year.

# cycling - Monday 27 April, 2020

'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland
# Bicycle Blackspots
# Bicycle Blackspots

'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland

Apr 27th 2020, 12:27 PM 23,844 Views 104 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation analyses complaints to uncover the main problems facing cyclists.

Poll: Do you feel safe cycling in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe cycling in Ireland?

Apr 27th 2020, 10:32 AM 35,636 Views 142 Comments

For years campaign groups and politicians have called for improved cycling infrastructure.

'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist
# Bicycle Blackspots
# Bicycle Blackspots

'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist

Apr 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 84,120 Views 80 Comments

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation reveals high risk areas in its analysis of 12 years of cyclist collision data.

# cycling - Friday 24 April, 2020

'I don't want to waste time and energy on a relationship. It sounds selfish, but it's what I need to do'
# Column
From The42
# Column

'I don't want to waste time and energy on a relationship. It sounds selfish, but it's what I need to do'

Apr 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,521 Views 4 Comments

Mark Downey on the sacrifices often required in elite sport.

# cycling - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Green Party outline 17 demands for entering a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Green Party outline 17 demands for entering a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:44 PM 28,838 Views 104 Comments

The party wants a reduction in carbon emissions and more spending on cycling.

# cycling - Friday 17 April, 2020

When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland?
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland?

Apr 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,527 Views 13 Comments

Mark Downey looks at the state of Irish cycling in his latest column.

# cycling - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

2020 Tour de France postponed and will now start in late August
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

2020 Tour de France postponed and will now start in late August

Apr 15th 2020, 12:50 PM 2,281 Views 3 Comments

The tour will now take place from 29 August to 20 September.

# cycling - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Tour de France set to be postponed, cycling faces 'economic meltdown' if cancelled outright
# Le Tour
From The42
# Le Tour

Tour de France set to be postponed, cycling faces 'economic meltdown' if cancelled outright

Apr 14th 2020, 9:00 AM 4,255 Views 13 Comments

France has announced the suspension of all mass public gatherings until mid-July to curb the spread of Covid-19.

# cycling - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Chris Froome’s recovery from horror crash 'pretty much complete'
# Getting Better
From The42
# Getting Better

Chris Froome’s recovery from horror crash 'pretty much complete'

Apr 12th 2020, 10:11 PM 5,378 Views 2 Comments

The cyclist has stepped up his training despite the coronavirus lockdown

# cycling - Monday 6 April, 2020

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression

Apr 6th 2020, 12:09 PM 4,155 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is just four stage wins shy of equalling Belgian legend Eddie Mercx’s record of 34 stage victories in the Tour de France.

# cycling - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Schachmann wins shortened Paris-Nice cycling race
# Paris-Nice
From The42
# Paris-Nice

Schachmann wins shortened Paris-Nice cycling race

Mar 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 3,813 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett was forced to withdraw from the race earlier this week following a crash on Tuesday.

# cycling - Monday 9 March, 2020

Italy-wide sporting suspension leaves Serie A title race in chaos
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

Italy-wide sporting suspension leaves Serie A title race in chaos

Mar 9th 2020, 8:58 PM 8,945 Views 9 Comments

With all sporting activity in Italy shelved until 3 April at the earliest, Serie A has been left in chaos with Euro 2020 on the horizon.

# cycling - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Call for better cycling infrastructure after research shows 4 in 5 cyclist injuries happen in urban areas
# Road Safety Authority
# Road Safety Authority

Call for better cycling infrastructure after research shows 4 in 5 cyclist injuries happen in urban areas

Mar 4th 2020, 11:01 PM 15,723 Views 99 Comments

The Road Safety Authority also wants a greater roll-out of 30km/h limits in urban areas.

# cycling - Monday 2 March, 2020

Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays
# Cycling
# Cycling

Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:44 PM 21,131 Views 46 Comments

Councillors voted to move ahead with the temporary scheme at a meeting this evening.

# cycling - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships
# Success
From The42
# Success

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships

Feb 29th 2020, 4:28 PM 2,434 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old came 15th overall, finishing with a time of 3:29.699.

# cycling - Friday 28 February, 2020

Ireland post best result in Women's Team Pursuit to finish eighth at Worlds
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Ireland post best result in Women's Team Pursuit to finish eighth at Worlds

Feb 28th 2020, 1:08 PM 1,880 Views 4 Comments

The quartet of Mia Griffin, Kelly Murphy, Alice Sharpe and Lara Gillespie faced world champions Australia in the first round.

# cycling - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Temporary Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays to be in place by August
# Cycling
# Cycling

Temporary Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays to be in place by August

Feb 27th 2020, 1:57 PM 26,356 Views 60 Comments

The planned route will consist of road markings, bollards and lane separators along the quays.

# cycling - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Opinion: Cycling to work shouldn't feel like going to war but I still get flashbacks from being hit by car
# The Dangerous Commute
# The Dangerous Commute

Opinion: Cycling to work shouldn't feel like going to war but I still get flashbacks from being hit by car

Feb 12th 2020, 8:01 PM 23,278 Views 102 Comments

Joan O’Connell is fighting for safer cycling conditions after she was knocked off her bike by a 1.5-tonne seven-seater car.

# cycling - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle
# Your Hometown
# Your Hometown

This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle

Feb 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,863 Views 4 Comments

In an area in need of more mental health services, Carrick-on-Suir locals have devised a plan to try to sustain itself.

# cycling - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Ireland had the highest rate of increase in cyclist deaths in the EU over 10 years
# Cyclist
# Cyclist

Ireland had the highest rate of increase in cyclist deaths in the EU over 10 years

Feb 2nd 2020, 5:41 PM 22,298 Views 181 Comments

Between 2010 and 2018, cyclist deaths across the EU fell on average by 0.4% annually. In Ireland, this figure was an 8% increase.

# cycling - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on cycling ahead of GE2020
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on cycling ahead of GE2020

Jan 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,170 Views 93 Comments

We asked each political party where it stands on cycling policy in Ireland.

# cycling - Friday 24 January, 2020

Bennett narrowly misses out on second stage victory at Tour Down Under
# Sprint Finish
From The42
# Sprint Finish

Bennett narrowly misses out on second stage victory at Tour Down Under

Jan 24th 2020, 11:12 AM 2,326 Views 3 Comments

The Irish rider was pipped on the line by Australia’s Caleb Ewan this morning.

# cycling - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Sam Bennett slips to second in general standings after gruelling stage 2 Down Under
# Slog
From The42
# Slog

Sam Bennett slips to second in general standings after gruelling stage 2 Down Under

Jan 22nd 2020, 1:33 PM 2,659 Views 3 Comments

The 29-year-old was unable to find the finishing kick required for him to retain the leader’s jersey.

# cycling - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Sam Bennett makes history by winning first stage of the Tour Down Under
# On Form
From The42
# On Form

Sam Bennett makes history by winning first stage of the Tour Down Under

Jan 21st 2020, 9:34 AM 4,325 Views 7 Comments

He becomes the first Irishman to lead the tour’s general classification.

# cycling - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Teams warn of 'mafia' doping controls as they call for more blood tests
# MAFIA FEAR
From The42
# MAFIA FEAR

Teams warn of 'mafia' doping controls as they call for more blood tests

Dec 4th 2019, 8:05 PM 3,236 Views 0 Comments

The Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) said they have based their demands on testimony made by Austria’s Georg Preidler.