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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Callum Skinner will compete in the Keirin and the individual sprint

Callum Skinner goes for gold at UCI Track World Championships

Capital cycling star Callum Skinner will have two gold medal opportunities at the UCI Track World Championships which start today in Hong Kong.

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Evan Oliphant

Oliphant makes solid debut for Wheelbase Altura in Yorkshire

Lothians cyclist Evan Oliphant had a solid debut for his new team Wheelbase Altura, crossing the line in the leading bunch at the Klondike Grand Prix in Yorkshire, the opening round of the HSBC Spring Series.

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Mark Beaumont announces his Round The World in 80 days cycle challenge.  Pic: Toby Williams

Mark Beaumont to attempt round the world cycle in 80 days

It is a record first attempted by Jules Verne’s fictional hero Phileas Fogg when a new railway route in India made it possible to travel around the entire world in just 80 days.

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Evan Oliphant

Evan Oliphant switches gear to sign for Wheelbase Altura

Lothians cyclist Evan Oliphant will race in the colours of the Wheelbase Altura team this season after moving from Team Raleigh where he had four successful seasons.

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Callum Skinner

Olympic champion Callum Skinner back on the podium

Capital cyclist Callum Skinner made a solid return to competitive action with two podium finishes at the Alkmaar International Sprint meeting in Holland as he assessed his fitness ahead of major challenges.

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Louise Haston and  Aileen McGlynn

Haston and McGlynn post qualifying times for Commonwealth Games

Lothians cyclist Louise Haston laid down a marker for Commonwealth Games selection when she piloted visually impaired cyclist Aileen McGlynn to land paracycling gold in the 200 metres flying lap and silver in the kilometre time trial at the British Track Championships in Manchester.

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A new cycle lane on Leith Walk on the pavement which has a lamp post in the middle of it. Picture; Greg Macvean

Lamppost in the middle of new Leith Walk cycle lane

HOW many council bosses does it take to remove a lamppost?

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