An adventurous man from New Zealand put the pedal to the medal and cycled six thousand kilometers throughout India in a record twenty-three days and twenty hours.
Tim Chittock, aged 25, began his journey across the Indian Golden Quadrilateral on February 21 in?New Delhi and finished on 22nd March in order to bust a Guinness World Record.
Tim, who is University of Waikato’s law and economics university student, is not new to challenging adventures.
Great news for the strong proponents of female cycling- Pro Challenge USA has declared to include female cyclists for the 1st time ever.
The 7-day Colorado hosted summer cycling event would include an invitation-only 3-day event for women that would run along with men’s race.
The participant female riders of the Colorado race will cover same courses (in parts) as would be followed by male riders from 21st to 23rd August & would earn a similar prize value during those days. USA Cycling has already sanctioned this decision
Alberto Contador has said that his participation in two Grand Tours this year is absolutely certain. Contador will be participating in Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France this year. He has also said that there is absolutely no chance of him taking part in a third Grand Tour this year.
Shane Sutton, the director of the British team has said on Tuesday, 2nd December, that Sir Bradley Wiggins will not take part in the UCI Track Cycling World Cup which will take place this year in London. The competition will start from December 5th.
Erstwhile Sky sports-director Sean Yates has reportedly joined up with Tinkoff-Saxo as their sports director recently. Yates was the very man who oversaw Bradley Wiggins’ 2012 Tour France triumph.
The 54-year-old English quit Sky by the conclusion of 2012, declaring that he would be retiring from pro cycling.
He spent one full year out of sport prior to joining up with NFTO doe 2014 campaign & has now got back to professional riding again- and that too, interestingly, for one among the closest rivals of Sky.