When three-time Olympic champion Ed Clancy called Ethan Hayter “the Chosen One” earlier this year, his young team-mate did not exactly return the compliment.
British Cycling performance director Stephen Park says the nation’s elite riders are “gutted” about the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics but believes the extra year can help them bring home more medals.
Jason Kenny, Jack Carlin and Ryan Owens delivered a silver medal and a British record in the men’s team sprint, but the opening day of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships offered worrying signs for their team pursuit counterparts five months out from the Tokyo Olympics.
Three-time Olympic champion Ed Clancy has no doubt securing a fourth team pursuit title in Tokyo this summer would be his greatest achievement.
Three north-east riders will go to wheel to wheel with the sport’s elite when Tour Series cycling returns to Aberdeen.
Tour Series cycling: Last year I said it was best venue and now I definitely think it is says champ Clancy
Ed Clancy was full of praise for the Aberdeen Tour Series course after crossing the finish line first in the men’s elite race.
Triple Olympic champion Ed Clancy has vowed to produce a big performance in Aberdeen tonight when racing in the Tour Series event.
Aberdeen's city centre will become a high speed race track tomorrow for Britian's fastest elite cycle race.