Cyclovia: A Huge Success In Downtown Tampa

Cyclovia had taken place on the 19th of October, 2014 (Sunday) in Downtown Tampa with the main aim to promote awareness and safety in relation to the pedestrians and bicyclists on the roads of Florida. It was the first Cyclovia that was ever organized by Tampa and it was a huge success.
The roadway called Kennedy Boulevard was open for only pedestrians and cyclists on Sunday. No other vehicles were allowed to enter the roadway. Therefore the Cyclovia organized in Tampa was basically a day dedicated to cycling, walking, running, skating and dancing.

Porte Concludes Season Early Given Fitness Issues

Aussie cycling star Richie Porte has decided to conclude his 2014 season early given serious health problems. The rider has not participated in any of the championships since Tour France this year.
“I could not come up with best health this time”, Porte noted. “I spoke to doctors in Manchester & we have discovered that I had mild pneumonia during the France Tour.”
Richie helped Froome in winning 2013 Tour France title & scored a number of great achievements for himself last year- including overall victory in Paris-Nice & 2nd position in Vuelta Pais Vasco & Criterium Dauphine.

Wiggins Not To Take Part In Grand Tours

Sir Wiggins is not interested to take part in the grand tours any more, much to the dismay of many of his fans.
The ace rider has turned back on the cut-throat cycling road racing & has reportedly ruled out contesting in Tour France further or ay such grand tours.
The Tour de France 2012 champion is rather more interested in track and is looking forward to participate in the upcoming Rio Olympics.
“I am sort of done with the road”, remarked Wiggo who recently won silver at Commonwealth Games team pursuit.

The Negative Impacts Of Cycling As Per The Cyclists

Two wheeler is more popular but it also comes with its dangers. Some riders are inconsiderate and so much that the cyclists fear the cyclists. Be it the busy road, a narrow pathway, broad lane to hilly terrain the cyclist has the danger of colliding with the other cyclist if many are moving in together at the same pace.

The sport of cycling is booming. The bike shops and repair parts are booming with cycling. The tournaments of cycling are also making the cycle business boom. The pedestrians are the worst hit by cycling.

Wiggins inspired Trott to ride

Laura Trott is undoubtedly the most successful female riders in Brit cycling and guess who inspired to Olympic champion to pedal- it was none other than the 2012 Tour de France champion Sir Bradley Wiggins.

The star athlete, with double Olympic gold & an MBE is on her mission to encourage kids to take to riding, just the way Sir Wiggins encouraged her on their first ever encounter 9 years back- Trott was a little girl of 12 when she first met Bradley Wiggins.

Prudential RideLondon

The Prudential RideLondon festival successfully bagged two awards at the UK Event Awards. The two categories that Prudential RideLondon festival was thought to be the best in were Sports Event of the Year category and Large Event of the Year category.

The Prudential RideLondon, is presently, London’s annual festival of cycling. The cycling festival first took place in the year 2013, August. Winning the double awards at the UK Event Awards was an overwhelming experience for all those who have been associated with the cycling festival.

Wiggins hopeful post recovery

Amazing news for Wiggins fans who have missing him out from action for the past few months- The ace Team Sky rider has confirmed about his recovery and is hopeful for a striking performance in the upcoming esteemed championships namely, Britain Tour & World Championships.

Geraint Thomas’s Dad On His Injury

Mr. Howell Thomas revealed a very surprising secret about his son Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) as he spoke to the media for the very first time. He said that Thomas had the capabilities of becoming a swimming champion but he landed up in the professional cycling arena.

New cycling laws

The motorists of Queensland might be pushed to give cyclists a 1 metre berth in the urban regions and more space in high speed areas or country areas. Parliamentary transport committee is now brushing cycling regulations following a string of deaths. Moggill MP Bruce Flegg, who is a well known cycle rider, told that too many cycle riders are dying on the roads of Australia.