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#Cycling

# cycling - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

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

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

# cycling - Friday 31 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city On Your Bike

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

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

# cycling - Thursday 30 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be Tourism

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

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

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

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

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

# cycling - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists Opinion

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# cycling - Monday 4 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Children love cycling and the quieter roads right now offer them a chance to learn' Opinion

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

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

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

# cycling - Monday 27 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland Bicycle Blackspots

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel safe cycling in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe cycling in Ireland?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist Bicycle Blackspots

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

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'

Mark Downey on the sacrifices often required in elite sport.

# cycling - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Green Party outline 17 demands for entering a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael Government Formation

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

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?

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Call for better cycling infrastructure after research shows 4 in 5 cyclist injuries happen in urban areas Road Safety Authority

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

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

# cycling - Monday 2 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays Cycling

Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Temporary Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays to be in place by August Cycling

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

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

# cycling - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland had the highest rate of increase in cyclist deaths in the EU over 10 years Cyclist

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on cycling ahead of GE2020 Ge2020

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

# cycling - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Bennett describes QuickStep move as a 'dream come true'

The 29-year-old Irish sprinter was on the lookout for a new team having left Bora-Hansgrohe last month.

# cycling - Monday 25 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Dublin motorist who deliberately drove at cyclist given suspended sentence Courts

Dublin motorist who deliberately drove at cyclist given suspended sentence

The motorist was given a three-year suspended sentence and ordered to pay the cyclist €10,000.

# cycling - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Rás Tailteann to return under new organisers after being cancelled in 2019

The race will take place in Ireland once again next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fallen off a cliff': Committee hears of large drop in number of young girls cycling in Ireland Cycling

'Fallen off a cliff': Committee hears of large drop in number of young girls cycling in Ireland

Cycling groups pointed to census data showing a drop in girls cycling to school.

# cycling - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Former Team Sky head coach branded 'a doper' and 'serial liar' at tribunal

Shane Sutton walked out after denying the accusations aimed at him in Manchester.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today Road Safety

Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today

The new laws came into effect at midnight.

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