In the light of Chris Froome’s extensive injuries at the Criterium Dauphine, we spoke to Tony Doyle MBE. Tony, a massive star of the 6-Day circuit in the 80s and 90s, suffered a horrendous crash at the Munich 6-Day which left him in a coma for 10 days during which time he was administered the last rites. One year later he was back racing at Munich, the scene of his own ‘horror crash.’ And he won it. What does it take for a rider to overcome such serious injuries, get back on the bike and be a winner all over again?
If you’re quick you may still be able to own a piece of cycling history by purchasing a piece of the Manchester Velodrome track.
The track is getting its first refit since it was last replaced in 2007 so thousands of planks of Siberian spruce have been pulled up from the National Cycling Centre and being sold by the recycling charity Emerge.
Bethany Lambeth, an 8th Grade Maths teacher from North Carolina, is used to solving problems. But the one she had most trouble finding a solution to had little to do with algebra. Twiddling fingers, tapping toes, late and incomplete work: it’s a conundrum that’s had teachers scratching their heads for years.