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Oldham ready to build on strong World Cup start

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PAUL Oldham is keen to build on the positives after a strong start in the opening MTB Cross Country World Cup meeting in South Africa.

Rowsell heads Garstang starters

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE popular Easter Saturday 10 mile time trial on the A6 based course north of Garstang has attracted a quality field which includes reigning World Ladies Pursuit Champion Joanna Rowsell who won that title in Columbia earlier this year.

Wilkinson impresses in Tour of Reservoir

9:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

IAN Wilkinson continued his strong early season form at the Tour of Reservoir which saw Haribo Beacon star Pete Williams admitted to hospital after a crash.

Wiggins unsure over the Tour

Lancashire Telegraph: Bradley Wiggins

7:23am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Chorley’s Sir Bradley Wiggins has admitted there are doubts over whether he will take part in this year’s Tour de France.

Cycling: Gullen on top in Nelson Wheelers Circuit

7:51am Thursday 10th April 2014

IT was a usual wild and windy day for the 150 entrants in the Nelson Wheelers’ Circuit of the Dales time trial on Sunday.

Wilkinson hopes for strong Raleigh show

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

7:50am Thursday 10th April 2014

IAN Wilkinson hopes Team Raleigh’s strong early-season form can help them claim overall victory in the two-day Tour of the Reservoir which takes place this weekend.

Tour route could tempt Wiggins

Lancashire Telegraph: Bradley Wiggins

3:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Tour of Britain organisers have designed a route for September’s race to tempt East Lancashire’s Sir Bradley Wiggins to defend his title.

Nelson Wheelers celebrating centenary in style

2:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Nelson Wheelers Cycling Club are celebrating their centenary year and what could be better than having a record entry for their annual Circuit of the Dales Classic Time Trial which is now in its 66th year.

Wilkinson impresses in France

1:59pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

EAST Lancashire’s Ian Wilkinson enjoyed a successful Tour de Normandie finishing just outside the top 50 overall and claiming a top 10 stage finish.

Cycling: Haydock claims comfortable win

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Haydock

8:19am Thursday 27th March 2014

AS a hail storm drove up the Ribble Valley on Saturday lunchtime the riders in the West Pennine Cycling Club 14.6 mile time trial between Longridge and Clitheroe certainly took a battering and non less than eventual winner Mark Haydock of Billington and the North Lancashire Road Club.

Cycling: Wilkinson in action in France

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

8:15am Thursday 27th March 2014

IAN Wilkinson lies 66th at the halfway point of the Tour du Normandie stage race in France.

Cookson makes Winter Olympic call for cycling

Lancashire Telegraph: Brian Cookson

9:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

CYCLING supremo Brian Cookson has called for track cycling to be moved from the Summer to the Winter Olympics.

Cycling: Double delight for impressive Carthy

Lancashire Telegraph: Hugh Carthy

10:30am Thursday 20th March 2014

PRESTON’S Rapha Condor JLT professioanl Hugh Carthy turned the tables on team-mate Richard Handley to claim a double victory over the weekend.

Cycling: Flying lap is Burke’s bright spot

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

8:18am Thursday 20th March 2014

STEVEN Burke ended his Revolution campaign in London with a fine second place in the individual flying lap on an otherwise disappointing weekend for the East Lancashire ace.

Cycling: Wilkinson all set for his French test

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

8:17am Thursday 20th March 2014

IAN Wilkinson secured fourth place in the Evesham Vale Road Race over the weekend as his Team Raleigh squad secured the top four places in what was a dominant display.

Handley strikes it Rich in Pendle ride

3:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

THE Circuit of Pendle time trial enjoyed one of its better days for weather, but two sets of roadworks in the first section of the course resulted in the distance being reduced from 27.25 miles to 23.70 miles.

Burke set for Revolution

Lancashire Telegraph: CYCLING: Steven Burke is expected to win with the GB team pursuit squad

1:09pm Friday 14th March 2014

OLMYPIC gold medallist Steven Burke will be in action at the final meeting of the Revolution Series at the London Velodrome this weekend.

Wilkinson's a winner

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

8:18am Monday 3rd March 2014

st Ian Wilkinson sprinted to victory in the Eddie Soens Memorial race at Aintree on Saturday.

Steven Burke left out of GB team

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

9:31am Wednesday 26th February 2014

OLYMPIC gold medalist Steven Burke has been left out of the Great Britain team for the Track Cycling World Championships qualifying round which begins in Colombia tonight.

Bradley Wiggins set to ride at Commonwealth Games

Lancashire Telegraph: Bradley Wiggins

10:15am Wednesday 26th February 2014

SIR Bradley Wiggins is set to take place in the Commonwealth Games, a week after the Tour de France finishes.

Steven Burke picked for the Worlds

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

8:34am Tuesday 18th February 2014

British Cycling have named Colne’s HARIBO Beacon rider, Steven Burke among the 17 riders who will represent Great Britain at the 2014 UCI Track World Championships at the end of this month.

Steven Burke named in World Championship squad

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

10:39am Friday 7th February 2014

EAST Lancashire cycling star Steven Burke has been named in the Great Britain squad for the Track Cycling World Championships in Colombia later this month.

Burke consistent in Revolution

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

9:50am Monday 3rd February 2014

Colne cyclist Steven Burke took a fine second place behind his fellow London 2012 Olympic gold medalist Ed Clancy in the flying lap at the Revloution Series in Manchester on Saturday.

Burke not involved in France event

Lancashire Telegraph: Gold medal winner Steven Burke

10:39am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

OLYMPIC gold medallist Steven Burke will not be part of the Great Britain team selected for an invitation event to mark the opening of France’s new national velodrome.

Cookson confirms doping panel

Lancashire Telegraph: Brian Cookson

8:40am Thursday 9th January 2014

CYCLING supremo Brian Cookson has appointed three people – including a war crimes investigator – to sit on an independent commission to look into allegations of wrongdoing in the past.

World title target for rested Burke

Lancashire Telegraph: Proud Steven Burke with his gold medal

10:40am Saturday 4th January 2014

STEVEN Burke has been left out of the Great Britain squad for the final round of the Track World Cup series later this month.

Wiggins gets knighthood

Lancashire Telegraph: Sir Bradley Wiggins

10:33am Wednesday 11th December 2013

SIR Bradley Wiggins has been knighted at Buckingham Palace.

Steven Burke earns bronze

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

6:11pm Friday 6th December 2013

Colne cyclist Steven Burke was part of the GB team which clinched a bronze medal in the Track World Cup in Mexico.

Wilkinson has 2014 Euro aim

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

12:10pm Thursday 21st November 2013

CYCLING star Ian Wilkinson is out to make an impression in Europe after signing for Raleigh for the 2014 season.

GB call-up for Burke

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

8:16am Thursday 21st November 2013

Olympic gold medallist Steven Burke has been named in the Great Britain squad for the World Cup event in Mexico next month.

Burke receives Mexico call-up

Lancashire Telegraph: Proud Steven Burke with his gold medal

11:08am Tuesday 19th November 2013

COLNE’S Olympic gold medallist Steven Burke has been named in the Great Britain squad for the latest World Cup event in Mexico next month.

No guarantees for Wiggins Olympic bid

Lancashire Telegraph: SECOND BEST: Sir Bradley Wiggins on the podium

12:04pm Friday 15th November 2013

SIR Bradley Wiggins’ reputation will count for nothing when it comes to selection for Britain’s Olympic cycling team for Rio 2016, according to British Cycling’s chief executive.

Wilkinson joins Raleigh after Mansell split

Lancashire Telegraph: ONLINE CHAT: Nigel Mansell is interviewed by Chris Sykes

1:03pm Thursday 14th November 2013

EAST Lancashire cyclist Ian Wilkinson has joined Raleigh for 2014.

Burke key to GB gold medal

11:10am Monday 4th November 2013

EAST Lancashire cycling star Steven Burke was key to Great Britain taking the gold medal in the men’s track cycling World Cup meeting in Manchester – according to team-mate Ed Clancy.

Association can look forward to 2014

8:01am Thursday 31st October 2013

THE North Lancashire Time Trials Association (NLTTA), of which most of our local cycling clubs are members, has enjoyed a glorious history ever since it was founded way back in 1928.

Burke may double up in World Cup bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

7:57am Thursday 31st October 2013

CYCLING star Steven Burke could target an ambitious double when the track cycling World Cup meeting gets underway at Manchester tomorrow.

Cookson discloses UCI salary

10:08am Wednesday 30th October 2013

UCI president Brian Cookson will be paid an annual salary of around £235,000, around £76,000 less than predecessor Pat McQuaid, cycling’s world governing body has announced.

Pilkington in to Nick victory

Lancashire Telegraph: Matthew Pilkington surges over the Nick o’Pendle Picture: whitetigerphotography

8:59am Thursday 24th October 2013

There was less than 20 seconds between the fastest three riders as they crossed the finish line at the top of the Nick o’Pendle on Sunday with Matthew Pilkington of Poulton-le-Fylde, who rides for the Metalek-Knights of Old squad, taking top slot with a time of three minutes 38.1 seconds, which was within 20 seconds of Chris Boardman’s long-standing course record.

Cookson reveals cycling league plan

10:20am Wednesday 9th October 2013

EAST Lancashire cycling supremo Brian Cookson is set to introduce promotion and relegation to road racing as part of a new three-tier league system proposed by the sport’s world governing body the UCI.

Cookson wins UCI president race

1:30pm Friday 27th September 2013

EAST Lancashire's Brian Cookson is the new president of the UCI having won a decisive vote in Italy today.

Cookson stands on brink of UCI victory

7:40am Thursday 26th September 2013

EAST Lancashire’s Brian Cookson has claimed cycling is at a crossroads ahead of tomorrow’s election of the president of the International Cycling Union (UCI).

Taylor secures overall victory

7:39am Thursday 26th September 2013

HODDLESEN’S Paul Taylor was the winner of the summer-long series of 10 mile time trials held on Wednesday evenings near Clitheroe and promoted by the North Lancashire Road Club (NLRC).

Wiggins stays clear to win

7:58am Monday 23rd September 2013

Bradley Wiggins added the Tour of Britain title to his collection after sealing an emphatic victory in London.

Blackburn miss out on 15th title

7:12am Thursday 19th September 2013

THERE was a certain amount of similarity with another recent sporting rivalry where Blackburn were involved when Blackburn and District Cyclists Touring Club defended their excellent record in the Beard Cup hill climb.

Wiggins safe after stage one

7:50am Monday 16th September 2013

Italian Elia Viviani took the win on the first stage of the Tour of Britain as Mark Cavendish missed the chance to take the sprint finish.

Gallery & video: Olympic cyclist Ed Clancy claims Colne Grand Prix victory

Lancashire Telegraph: Racers line up on the start line

11:44am Thursday 18th July 2013

OLYMPIC champion Ed Clancy took the Colne Grand Prix title after prevailing in a bunch sprint after a frantic night of racing.

Delighted Burke picks up MBE

11:30am Saturday 29th June 2013

COLNE cyclist Steven Burke said it was a ‘proud moment’ as he received his MBE yesterday.

Cookson’s bid to restore good name of cycling

12:00pm Saturday 29th June 2013

I ALWAYS thought the Tour de France was a bike race.

Burke looking forward to Tour Series events

11:50am Thursday 9th May 2013

DOUBLE Olympic champion Steven Burke and top UK professional Ian Wilkinson are both eyeing a golden summer when cycling’s Tour Series kicks off in Scotland next week.

Disappointing end for ace Burke

11:20am Friday 22nd February 2013

EAST Lancashire ace Steven Burke suffered disappointment in the men’s individual pursuit at the World Championships in Belarus.

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