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.

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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 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.

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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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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.

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 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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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.

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.

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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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Cycle speedway, Warrender swimming

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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Evan Oliphant and Phil Trodden are Edinburgh’s main cycling medal hopes

A strong contingent of Capital cyclists will line up at the Scottish Track Championships in Glasgow, among them a host of medal contenders.

Callum Skinner impressed in one of the Keirin heats. Pic: PA

Cycling: Third place for Callum Skinner on return

Capital cyclist Callum Skinner continued his return to racing following his Olympic triumph when he contested the second round of the Revolution Series in Manchester.

Danny MacAskill filmed a video for Red Bull at the Playboy Mansion in Beverley Hills.

Danny MacAskill admits 'honest mistake' over Playboy Mansion visit

His death-defying stunts and spectacular videos on his bike have won him millions of fans around the world.

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Ellie Richardson will compete at San Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome

Richardson to line up for GB at European Track Championships

Edinburgh Road Club cyclist Ellie Richardson will race in Great Britain colours at the UEC European Track Championships at the Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome near Paris next week.


Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Chris Hoy award, East cricket awards, cycle speedway

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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