Jon Izaguirre’s 110km/h descent (video)

On his way to victory in the Tour de Suisse time trial Jon Izaguirre hit 110km/h on a descent. Plus read on for more videos of the week

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Jon Izaguirre won the stage eight time trial at the Tour de Suisse and finished second overall after the following day’s final stage.

Although a strong ride throughout, his time trial victory owes much to the speeds he reached on the descents as this video shows.

That’s one way to call time on your breakaway

After heading out the front on stage seven of the Tour de Suisse, Matthias Brändle would have known he was going to get caught as soon as the road went upwards.

Seeing the GC group coming up fast he knew his day was done and marked the moment with a quick wheelie.

Sir Chris Hoy at Le Mans 24

Britain’s most celebrated Olympian has been far from lazy in his retirement, and as well as staying in incredible shape he’s spent a lot of his team motor racing.

Sir Chris took part in the Le Mans 24 Hour race and his team came a strong 12th in their class and 18th overall, from a field of 60 cars.

This video gets behind the scenes with the former track sprinter, who talks about his journey from toy cars to the race itself.

Not all fat is bad

Glenn Kearney from Etixx UK visited the Cycling Weekly kitchen to tell us about two foods that can be good additions to a cyclist’s diet, even if they have high levels of fat.

Does Mick McCarthy like cycling?

Essentially an advert for a betting site, a hobby I’m offering no opinion on here, this video lets us know what Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy thinks of cycling.

I laughed.