Declan Hudson is a man of many talents. A scientist by trade, he spends almost all his free time cycling the roads of Merseyside or practising his guitar.
The points were shared between John Moores and the University of Liverpool in the first ever cycling Varsities. Twenty members from the two universities took part in the event with a men and women’s race.
Tadej Pogačar was unable to hit the levels of Strade Bianche and Tirreno-Adriatico as his Slovenian Matej Mohorič took Saturday's Milan-San Remo race. His daring descent down the Poggio earned him a small gap he maintained for the final kilometres.
This Saturday sees the return of Merseyside's oldest bike race, the Eddie Soens Memorial Trophy, after it was cancelled in 2021 due to COVID. It is the 60th edition of the race, which takes place around the Aintree motor racing circuit in Liverpool.
Eddie Merckx, arguably the greatest road cyclist of all time, has compared two-time Tour de France winner Tadej Pogačar to himself after the Slovenian soloed to victory at Strade Bianche. Pogačar showed his credentials for the coming season with a fantastic solo victory at Strade Bianche on Saturday.
The 2021 road season has only just come to a close but cycling's wheels never stop spinning and next year’s Giro d’Italia route has been announced by organisers RCS Sport. Beginning on May 6, the race will take place over 21 stages in just over three weeks, then culminate in a 17.1km individual time trial around Verona.
British Cycling has this week laid out plans for the safe return of grassroots cycling in the UK as lockdown restrictions ease. The national federation has set out ‘The Way Forward’ - a framework detailing when all levels of cycling activity can resume, from club rides to elite racing.
Today is International Women’s Day and Merseyside has produced many great sportswomen over the years who deserve to be celebrated! So we've drawn up our own ‘Super Six’ who have done the region proud and become role models for the next generation of great sportswomen.
After the news that the 2021 race will not go ahead, we look back at the history of the Eddie Soens Memorial Trophy.
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