Mark Beaumont smashes 80-day around the world cycle record

Ultra-endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont says he feels elation and “utter relief” after obliterating the record for travelling around the world on a bike.

Mark Beaumont is spending 16 hours a day on his bike as he looks to beat the world circumnavigation record.

Scots adventurer cycles 7,031 miles into the record books

It is a gruelling adventure which tests the durability of one man’s body and mind, but Scottish endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont has already written his name into the history books as he seeks to beat the world record for circumnavigating the globe.

The riders set off fro St Giles. Pic: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Big crowds see Tour of Britain start

Edinburgh’s festival goers were replaced by cycling fans when the eight-day OVO Energy Tour of Britain set off from the Capital.

Mark Cavendish, left, speaks with Geraint Thomas who lead the 2017 Le Tour de France for four stages. Pic: Getty

Cavendish and Thomas lead GB challenge as Tour hits Capital

Cycling stars Mark Cavendish and Geraint Thomas have both recovered from recent injury woes and head a star-studded field that will line up in the Capital for the start of tomorrow’s opening stage in the OVO Tour of Britain.

Chris Hoy with mArco Librizzi and Richard Chapman at Meadowbank.

End of an era as Meadowbank velodrome to close for final time

Meadowbank velodrome, once the envy of cyclists around Britain, will close its doors for the final time on Saturday, bringing down the curtain on a facility that has been variously revered and undervalued while producing a string of Scotland’s sporting stars.

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Callum Skinner

Callum Skinner to celebrate golden anniversary in Germany

Capital cyclist Callum Skinner will mark the anniversary of his Olympic success with an outing at the Ludwigshafen international meeting in Germany tomorrow.

Thousands of cyclists will be able to go on the route.

Route revealed for HSBC City Ride

A celebration of cycling will take place in Edinburgh next month with a mass ride through the centre of the city to mark the start of the Tour of Britain.

Dylan Hughes in action in the Bahamas. Pic: Team Scotland

Dylan Hughes wins silver medal for Team Scotland

North Berwick’s Dylan Hughes remained composed in the heat of the Bahamas to win Scotland’s first-ever Commonwealth Youth Games cycling medal.

Sir Chris Hoy shared a photo of his son, Callum, two, on his first bike.

Sir Chris Hoy’s son takes to the saddle

It is a heartwarming video of a childhood rite of passage, but if the genes are to be believed, it could also prove to be the world’s first glimpse of a future sporting superstar.

Louise Haston

Cycling: Louise Haston takes medal haul in Newport

Lothians cyclist Louise Haston had a fruitful outing at the British Masters Track Championships at the Newport Velodrome in Wales, finishing with a tidy medal haul to her credit.

Mark Beaumont, 34, set off from under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, on his attempt to reclaim the world record for circumnavigating the globe. Picture: PA

Mark Beaumont in bid to cycle around the world in 80 days

ULTRA-ENDURANCE cyclist Mark Beaumont has set off on his attempt to reclaim the world record for circumnavigating the globe.

Callum Skinner was short of his best in Cottbus

Callum Skinner claims team sprint title at German Grand Prix

Capital track cyclist Callum Skinner rediscovered the winning feeling when he concluded a spell of training and racing in Germany with a victory.

Dylan Hughes

Lure of the open road leads Dylan Hughes to the Caribbean

There is nothing better than getting out on the open road on your bike according to North Berwick teenager Dylan Hughes – and now he is preparing to head to the Bahamas and represent Scotland in his chosen sport.

Evan Oliphnat

Evan Oliphant misses Beaumont Trophy breakaway

Lothians cyclist Evan Oliphant produced a solid performance at the Beaumont Trophy in Northumberland. but there was no repeat of his previous podium finishes.

Professor Chris Oliver claims to treat an injured cyclist every 5 days. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh Tram tracks must be moved to protect cyclist claims surgeon

RADICAL action to protect cyclists on the Capital’s streets should include sending trams underground, a leading surgeon has said.

Evan Oliphant

Oliphant has chance to rekindle fond memories in Beaumont Trophy

Lothians cyclist Evan Oliphant will be back at the scene of a triumph earlier in his career when he lines up at the Beaumont Trophy in Northumberland on Sunday.

Sean Flynn

Sean Flynn makes a solid debut for Great Britain in Germany

Edinburgh Road Club cyclist Sean Flynn acquitted himself well in his first appearance for Great Britain in the UCI Junior Nations Cup, taking 20th spot overall in the Under-18 category at the Trofeo Karlsberg in Germany.

Sean Flynn will compete in a four-day race in Germany. Pic: Getty

Cycling: Sean Flynn ready to be ‘out of comfort zone’

Capital cyclist Sean Flynn admits he will be pedalling into the unknown when he lines up for tomorrow’s opening stage of the four-day Trofeo Karlsberg in Germany.

Mark Cavendish leads the way as the Tour of Britain visits Edinburgh in 2015. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh to host Tour of Britain 2017 ‘Grand Depart’

THE Capital is set to welcome some of the world’s top road cyclists as the first stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain gets under way on the streets of the city in September.

Sir Chris Hoy tries out the 'ski-bike'. Picture: Twitter/@chrishoy

Sir Chris Hoy takes up ‘bike skiing’

AFTER switching cycling for motor racing, Sir Chris Hoy is back on two wheels again - but now with a ski attached.

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