MORE TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR TRACK WORLD CUP

Tickets for the first round of this year?s Track World Cup at the Manchester Velodrome sold out within only a couple of days.

In case you missed out on the opportunity of seeing some of Britain?s track cyclists in action, standing tickets are now available from Ticketmaster for £10.

The World Cup event will span across three days from October 31 to November 2, featuring 18 different track disciplines.

REVOLUTION TICKETS SELLING OUT QUICKLY

If you are one of many who have missed out on getting a ticket for the track World Cup, fear not tickets are still available for the Revolution series at Manchester, this winter.

?With the amazing success of Team GB, we were expecting Revolution to attract a larger and more diverse audience than ever before but we didn?t expect tickets to sell out this quickly,? said organiser James Pope.

The Revolution series provides a unique opportunity to witness the development of emerging talent battling out with the established stars of the boards. The Revolution meetings will take place on November 15, December 6, January 10 and February 21. Tickets for the first two events are now available from www.cyclingrevolution.com

POOLEY ON FORM

Britain?s Olympic silver-medallist, Emma Pooley, proved that her preparations for the upcoming World Championships in Varese are going according to plan, by finishing fourth in the Züri Metzgete on Sunday, won by Giorgia Bronzini.

Pooley is on the shortlist for to ride both the road race and the time trial at the World Championships.

UNIQUE RAPHA OPPORTUNITY

The Rapha Condor Recycling team is offering cyclists and organisations a unique opportunity to become part owners of the team as of next year.

Membership benefits include a team kit; a yearly ?bike tune-up? by Condor; 10% discount at Rapha and Condor; access to 15 pro team training rides; VIP hospitality at headline events and a ride in the team car during the 2009 season. Other benefits include access to personal coaching and team training camps.

Everything comes at a price, however, with Rapha asking £1,000 for one year?s individual membership and £10,000 for corporate membership. See http://www.rapha.cc/index.php?page=518 for more details.

BRITS GOING DOWNHILL

With the mountain biking World Cup coming to an end shortly, Britain?s downhill riders top both the male and female national rankings with one round remaining this weekend.

TOUR OF BRITAIN

The British contingent in this year?s Tour of Britain are certainly putting on a show, with four of them in the top ten on the general classification after three stages.

Ian Stannard is 0:37 back in fourth, with Steve Cummings at the same time in fifth; Dan Fleeman is in sixth at 0:39 seconds, whilst Russell Downing is tenth, 1:50 behind race leader, Emilien Berges.

The Tour of Britain concludes on Sunday in Liverpool.

NICOLE IN FRANCE

Nicole Cooke showed yesterday that she cannot be discounted for an historic Olympic-World Championship double, winning the first stage of the Tour Cycliste Féminin International Ardèche in France ahead of Susanne Ljungskog.

Cooke is set to ride both the women?s road race and time trial at the upcoming World Championships in Varese.

The race concludes on Saturday.