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British Olympic Cyclists: Who can bring home the gold?

With the 2016 Rio Olympics now underway, Britain’s cyclists have every reason to feel confident going into this year’s events. We take a look at some of the cyclists who have a very strong chance of bringing home a gold medal.

London 2012: Olympic Cycling Overview

The Olympics have come to an end leaving GB placed 3rd in the medal count with a very respective 29 gold medals, eight of which from cycling! The first Olympic cycling event was the men’s road race in which we were favourite to win and the entire way through very dominant! After leading the peloton …

The Mountain bike Olympic event

Mountain biking comes in many different forms and categories, although the Olympics Mountain biking event is classed as cross-country (XC). Like the BMX event it has only recently been introduced into the Olympics (Atlanta 1996), so I’m going to explain a little bit about how it works. The course winds its way over 5km through …

London 2012: Olympic BMX Event Explained

The BMX event is a fairly new one for the Olympics, only being introduced in the 2008 Beijing games, and a lot of people haven’t quite grasped the idea of how the brilliant event works. For those of you who have already started watching this years BMX event or are thinking about watching it, I’ve come up with …

London 2012: Sir Chris Hoy – Britain’s greatest ever Olympian!

Chris Hoy has accumulated an amazing six gold medals and one silver throughout his cycling career and has become one of the most dominating athletes in track cycling since he took silver in the Sprint in Sydney 2000. Throughout his career he has won an amazing 11 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze medals in …

London 2012: Cycling success

With four gold’s already in the track cycling, how many more can Team GB secure in the remaining events? From the beginning, everybody knew cycling was going to be one of our strongest events and has already brought us eight medals, five of which are gold! The next cycling medal events will be the women’s …

London 2012: Great Britain’s Gold

Wiggin’s takes Gold by 42 seconds in the Olympic cycling Time Trials ahead of Tony Martin. Everyone knew he was going to be the man to beat at that event and he just proved  us all right. First the win in the Tour de France and now Gold in the Olympics, Bradley is definitely heading in the …

The GB Cycling Team for 2012 London Olympics

Image Source – Cycling Weekly The first of the cycling events in the 2012 London Olympics will start on the 28th of July, just three days away! But who will actually be cycling in these events for Great Britain this year? We have a lot of hopefuls, such as the recent winner of the Tour …