Rio volunteer setting the pace for keirin cyclists

Aug 14, 2016

Rio volunteer setting the pace for keirin cyclists

He rides with champions but his name is not on any team list or competition schedule. Ivo Siebert, 35, a semi-professional who owns a bike shop in southern Brazil, is setting the pace for the track cycling keirin event, calmly riding an electric bike ...

Aug 13, 2016

Keirin competition delayed after morning crash

A spectacular crash in the second heat of the women’s keirin caused a delay in the morning track cycling program on Saturday so that officials could repair a gouge in the wooden surface of the Olympic velodrome. The crash occurred on the final lap ...

Aichi city gambles on female cyclists

| Aug 30, 2013

Aichi city gambles on female cyclists

The Toyohashi Velodrome in Aichi Prefecture has started a program to train professional female cyclists to drum up interest in the dying sport. The city hopes the women will base their activities in Toyohashi and increase the popularity of cycling to attract more spectators ...