DECORATED VETERAN national cyclist, Gene ‘Geronimo’ Samuel, pedalled back the years to his 1991 World Championship 1,000-metre Time Trial bronze medal performance as he rolled out onto the sleek 250m Siberian spruce track atop a sprint bike for the first time at the National Cycling Velodrome in Balmain, Couva, yesterday.
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It’s shaping up to be the biggest and most exciting Easter International Cycling Grand Prix in T&T ever. With just four days to go before the official start at the Arima Velodrome on Friday, organisers have received registration from a whopping 260 cyclists from 12 countries for the two-day competition (March 25 and 26).
After receiving unanimous support from all clubs present at the most recent General Council meeting, followed by glowing support from the Minister of Sport, Darryl Smith on Friday, the T&T Cycling Federation (T&TCF) will host a major continental cycling event for the first time ever.
Britain’s Jason Kenny came from behind in the men’s sprint final to secure gold at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track World Championships here today.
THE ANNUAL Easter International Grand Prix, under the theme “Where Speed Meets Paradise”, will be staged today and tomorrow at the Arima Velodrome.
National cyclist, Njisane Phillip, will wrap up his lengthy training camp in Cali, Colombia, on Sunday, before heading to London for the final stage of his Olympic qualifying campaign — World Track Cycling Championships — which sprints off from March 2-6.