Jiří Jr Hrdlička never thought he would end up playing cycle-ball with his father Jiří, but the combination appears to work. The father-son pair won the Czech Championships and will “give it our best” at next week’s Worlds in Dornbirn, Austria.
After failing to qualify for the upcoming UCI Indoor Cycling World Championships, the reigning UCI World Champion talks about her disappointing season, the rising level of artistic cycling and Germany’s chances in Austria at the end of this month.
The final gold medals of the inaugural UCI Urban Cycling were handed out in Chengdu on Sunday, with France’s Titouan Perrin-Ganier and Switzerland’s Kathrin Stirnemann taking the honours in the cross-country Eliminator (XCE) events.
The Briton retained his title in the 26'' category following a breathtaking final on Saturday at Xinhua Park in Chengdu, China. Abel Mustieles was victorious in the 20", Nina Reichenbach was the women's champion, and Spanish and French fans both had grounds to celebrate in the Juniors competitions.
For its first edition, in Chengdu (China), UCI Urban Cycling has already won over the participants, convinced that the original and exciting format combining trials, BMX Freestyle and XCE, is the future for the three disciplines.