When the Aqua Blue Sport team imploded last year a common response was “I didn’t know what the sponsor did” which partly explains why the Irish team’s attempts to create an online shop didn’t work out. But what of all the others, know your Androni from your Bardiani? Can you buy some Correndon, Wanty or … Continue reading Pro Continental Team Sponsors Explained
A professor once joked that the exams for his university course always had the same questions, the difficulty for him and the students alike was that the answers kept changing. The story of the wealthy people in cycling is similar, many of same types remain, it’s just their fortunes vary. Following the team owners in … Continue reading The Wealthiest People in Pro Cycling, Part II
Campaigners argue that the business case for the project was a ‘no-brainer’A scrapped “emerald necklace” cycleway up the spine of the country alongside HS2 would have delivered a return on investment of up to five times greater than the rail project itself, an FoI request has revealed – but neither the government nor HS2 Ltd … Continue reading Scrapped HS2 bike path 'five times better value than HS2 itself'
Forget Peter Sagan and his reported €6 million a year salary, this is about those who are so wealthy they’re not salaried. The aim here isn’t to gawk at their cash but to observe where much of the money in the sport comes from and where these people want to go with their investments. In … Continue reading The Wealthiest People in Pro Cycling
A new group supported by the Canary Wharf Group property company and lorry, coach and taxi drivers is attacking one of the city’s most popular routesEven on a wet, cold November night, London’s flagship cycle superhighway along the Embankment is thronged. Across the whole 24 hours, it is used by 10,329 cyclists, an average of … Continue reading Who's behind the bid to get London's flagship bike lane ripped up?