Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera review

The Garmin Virb launched in late 2013 into a market dominated by the GoPro HD Hero and replete with a number of other competitors trying to attract consumer attention. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef got his hands on the Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera and put together this review.

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LIVE STREAM: Elite women’s individual time trial – 2014 Road Cycling World Championships

Stay posted for live coverage of the elite women’s ITT at the 2014 Road World Championships from Ponferrada, Spain, starting at 2.30pm CET. In the meantime, here’s the highlights from last year’s event: If the live stream is geo-blocked in your country, you can go here to the official website to find out how to...

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‘Retiring wasn’t an option’: what the move to MTN-Qhubeka means to Matt Goss

Late last week South African-based Professional Continental team MTN-Qhubeka announced the latest in a series of high-profile signings: Tasmanian Matt Goss. Jane Aubrey caught up with Goss after the announcement was made, to find out how the 27-year-old has seen his past three years at Orica-GreenEdge and what he’s expecting of his move to MTN-Qhubeka.

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Latest News

Bigla continues to reinforce team with signing of Slappendel

Adding on to the previously-announced signings of Annemiek van Vleuten, Shelley Olds and Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio, the Bigla Cycling Team has named a fourth addition to the squad. It has inked a one year contract with Dutch national road race champion and current Rabobank Liv rider Iris Slappendel, continuing the increase in level and ambition of...

Nick Green appointed CEO of Cycling Australia

A week after revealing a new board and the appointment of Malcolm Speed as president, Cycling Australia has announced that former Olympic rower Nick Green will take up the position of Cycling Australia CEO. Green is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and four-time world champion having been part of the dominant Oarsome Foursome coxless four...

Kreuziger cleared by Czech Olympic Committee over biological passport doping case

Two days before the Elite time trial and six days before the Elite road race at cycling’s world championships, Roman Kreuziger has been given a green light to return to competition by the Czech Olympic Committee (COC)’s arbitration panel. The Tinkoff Saxo rider had been under investigation for possible blood doping after biological passport anomalies...

Evelyn Stevens leaves Specialized lululemon for two year deal with Boels Dolmans

After racing with the HTC Highroad setup and its successor, Specialized lululemon, since 2010, Evelyn Stevens has decided to take her career in a different direction and has inked a deal with the Boels-Dolmans Cycling team. The 31 year old has inked a two year deal with the Dutch squad, joining other top names such...

Shelley Olds joins Bigla Cycling Team

Two days after it was announced that Annemiek van Vleuten would join the squad, the Bigla Cycling team has today confirmed that the American Shelley Olds will also be part of the setup in 2015. The 33 year old took two stages, the overall classification and the points competition in Premondiale Giro Toscana Int. Femminile...

Graeme Obree’s next goal: mark 50th birthday by helping son beat his record

Having spent much of his life chasing national and international records in cycling, including two successful attempts on the world hour record, Grame Obree has decided on a rather different focus next year: passing the baton by helping his son to break one of his records. On September 13 of last year Obree broke the...

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Latest Features

Gerrans on worlds: Perfect form, strong team and solid confidence

He’s nicknamed the sniper due to his ability to both peak at the right moment and also to pick off strong victories through a combination of strength and tactics; Simon Gerrans will start the world road race championships in just over a week’s time as one of the top favourites, and the Australian marksman says...

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Ultralight touring: a how-to guide

Pack up your bike, fly to some exotic location, and ride to your heart’s content. I’m sure it’s a thought you’ve had more than before. One of the beautiful things about cycling is the long list of stunning holiday destinations it introduces you to. But while a great photo is all it takes to inspire...

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Voigt smashes world hour record, covers 51.115 kilometres

Achieving the goal he announced earlier this month, Jens Voigt entered a very select group of riders in breaking the world hour record in Switzerland today. The Trek Factory Racing rider clocked up an impressive 51.115 kilometres in his effort on the Grenchen track, beating the previous record of 49.7 kilometres. This was set by...

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Obree on the hour record: “It is a whole phenomenon rebooted”

He was known for his innovative approach to tackling the hour record, for his focus on engineering and aerodynamics and for creating his own bikes for his record attempts. Now, 21 years after he set the first of his two world hour records, Graeme Obree has hailed the renewed focus on the discipline and tips...

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Upcoming Races

23 Sep - World Championships WE - ITT

24 Sep - World Championships - ITT

24 Sep - Omloop van het Houtland Lichtervelde

24 Sep - Tour de Brunei - Stage 1

25 Sep - Tour de Brunei - Stage 2

26 Sep - World Championships U23 - Road Race

26 Sep - World Championships WJ - Road Race

26 Sep - Tour of Mazandaran - Stage 1

26 Sep - Tour de Brunei - Stage 3

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Tech

Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera review

The Garmin Virb launched in late 2013 into a market dominated by the GoPro HD Hero and replete with a number of other competitors trying to attract consumer attention. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef got his hands on the Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera and put together this review.

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Campagnolo Super Record RS groupset review

Campagnolo recently refined its Super Record groupset. The company made a variety of modifications to the drivetrain that included an overhaul of the chainrings and front derailleur. The result is the RS edition that will be produced in limited numbers with exclusive badging. In this review, CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom takes a look at how...

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Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL review

Canyon began by trading out of a trailer but the company now serves the world market with customer-direct sales from its headquarters in Koblenz, Germany. Canyon also sponsors the Movistar and Katusha WorldTour teams. In this review, CTech editor Matt Wikstrom rides the Ultimate CF SLX that sits at the top of the company’s road...

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Roadtripping

Cycling the Himalayas

Cycling the Himalayas

Here at CyclingTips we tend to focus almost exclusively on road cycling, but every once in a while an off-road cycling story catches our eye. Such was the case with Andrea Oschetti’s journey through the Himalayas. Over the course of a year, Andrea is making several trips to the Himalayas to tackle specific sections of...

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Thereabouts – the doco

Thereabouts – the doco

UPDATE: Please use the password “thereabouts” if prompted when trying to view the film. A few months ago we published the photo feature “Thereabouts” by brothers Gus and Lachlan Morton. It told the story of their 2500km journey from Port Macquarie to Uluru in just twelve days and how they attempted to reconnect with the...

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Revisiting ‘The Rider’

Revisiting ‘The Rider’

Tim Krabbé’s book ‘The Rider’ captures the essence of bike racing like no other. It is a profound novel that really struck a chord the first time I read it, and I encourage every student of cycling to take a few hours out to study it. A few weeks ago my mate Ian Walton asked...

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Women's Cycling

Evelyn Stevens leaves Specialized lululemon for two year deal with Boels Dolmans

After racing with the HTC Highroad setup and its successor, Specialized lululemon, since 2010, Evelyn Stevens has decided to take her career in a different direction and has inked a deal with the Boels-Dolmans Cycling team. The 31 year old has inked a two year deal with the Dutch squad, joining other top names such...

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Shelley Olds joins Bigla Cycling Team

Two days after it was announced that Annemiek van Vleuten would join the squad, the Bigla Cycling team has today confirmed that the American Shelley Olds will also be part of the setup in 2015. The 33 year old took two stages, the overall classification and the points competition in Premondiale Giro Toscana Int. Femminile...

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Van Vleuten and Campana join Bigla Cycling Team as squad expands

Fresh off her overall victory in the Lotto Belisol Belgium Tour, Dutch time trial champion and Giro Rosa stage winner Annemiek van Vleuten has been confirmed as moving to the Bigla Cycling team for 2015. The squad is aiming to expand for 2015 through new signings and a change in team management. Van Vleuten is...

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Tips and Self Improvement

Ultralight touring: a how-to guide

Pack up your bike, fly to some exotic location, and ride to your heart’s content. I’m sure it’s a thought you’ve had more than before. One of the beautiful things about cycling is the long list of stunning holiday destinations it introduces you to. But while a great photo is all it takes to inspire...

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LIVE STREAM: Jens Voigt Hour World Record Attempt

Friday 19 September at 2.30am (AEST) in Grenchen’s velodrome (Switzerland), Jens Voigt will attempt to beat cycling’s iconic hour record set by Ondrej Sosenka at 49.700km in 2005. See it here live.

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Your training questions answered with Dig Deep Coaching: part two

Over the past few months we’ve been working with the team at Dig Deep Coaching to help answer your questions about training, nutrition and more. In this second instalment Stephen Gallagher and Dan Fleeman from Dig Deep answer another selection of your questions, providing insight that everyone can benefit from. See below for how to...

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The Secret Pro

Some say his spine is made of Carbon Fibre, his legs are made from Russian tractor springs and his heart is a pump taken from the Schelde Canal. The Secret Pro

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The Secret Pro: the late-season lull

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