Perhaps unsurprisingly, splitting the World Cup season into two ‘regional’ halves - with the European rounds in Glasgow and Apeldoorn in November and the Americas in Cali and Los Angeles in February, some of the teams to split their World Championship qualification efforts to one region or the other. Perhaps
The second round of the World Cup Series takes place in London this coming weekend and - with many of the teams using Round 3 in Cali to try some 'wild card' riders as they build for Rio 2016, Round 2 is being seen by many as the 'dress rehearsal'
After two visits to Mexico last season - as well as the round in Manchester - the UCI Track Cycling World Cup returns to Gaudalajara this weekend, with further rounds in London in December and Cali, Colombia - scene of the 2014 World Championships - ahead of the 2015 Worlds
We've covered the 'big' nations in track cycling in our other previews, but who else should we be looking for? we take a trip around the world in 80 riders - or thereabouts. trackcycling's coverage of the Track Cycling World Cup is sponsored by Brooks Cycles
Our preview of the Great Britain team also features extensive interviews with the riders - courtesy of British Cycling and the Press Association. Are they on track for their second visit to the 2012 Velodrome in August? trackcycling's coverage of the Track Cycling World Cup is sponsored by Brooks Cycles
What they lack in population they make up for in commitment and quiet, understated determination. New Zealand are the subject of our fourth World Cup preview. trackcycling's coverage of the Track Cycling World Cup is sponsored by Brooks Cycles Few World Championship nations punch as far
Part Three of our build up to the London World Cup looks at the prospects for the Australian squad - especially in the light of a few reasonable performances in their recent National Track Championships... trackcycling's coverage of the Track Cycling World Cup is sponsored by Brooks Cycles
After yesterday's profile of Team Sprint World Champions Germany, we turn to the Nation they took the title from in somewhat controversal circumstances in December - France. trackcycling's coverage of the Track Cycling World Cup is sponsored by Brooks Cycles While it's true
We kick off our coverage of next week's UCI Track Cycling World Cup in London with a series of nation-by-nation previews. And first we're going to have a look at the resurgent German team. trackcycling's coverage of the Track Cycling World Cup is sponsored by Brooks Cycles
The UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics series returns to the world's busiest velodrome in Manchester. A sell-out crowd for every session will be looking forward to some fantastic racing as the teams make the most of their final meeting before next month's World Championships in the Netherlands.
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