Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race preview

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is the newest event on the Australian summer cycling calendar and the inaugural edition of the race will be held in Geelong this Sunday. The UCI 1.1 elite men’s race has attracted a quality international field for what is sure to be an aggressive day of racing. CyclingTips […]


Introducing Ella CyclingTips

Well we’re finally here. Our Sister Site “Ella” has launched today and myself and the rest of the team couldn’t be more excited at the prospects ahead. It’s been been a lot of work in the background over the past few months and today the real work begins. Simply put, “Ella” is Spanish for “Her”. […]


A ride with Shimano neutral service at the 2015 Tour Down Under

Unless you’re paying close attention, you’re unlikely to spot neutral service vehicles while watching bike races on TV. Their job is to stay out of the way until needed, and when they are needed their job is to get in and get out as quickly as possible. It’s a largely thankless task, but one that […]


The faces of the Tour Down Under

After attending dozens of WorldTour bike races it becomes apparent that many of the people behind the scenes have just as interesting, if not more interesting stories as the public figures themselves. And often in casual conversation is when the stories come out. Here are a few of those short stories we stumbled upon last […]


How The Race Was Won: Tour Down Under 2015

In the latest “How The Race Was Won”, Cosmo Catalano takes a look at the kick-off to the 2015 WorldTour season, the Santos Tour Down Under. In Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” series, you’ll see much more than simple race highlights. Cosmo Catalano picks up the details that nobody else sees, analyses the race situation […]


10 things we’ll take from the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under

The Santos Tour Down Under is over for another year with Rohan Dennis (BMC) having been crowned the victor after a spirited week of riding. Here, in no particular order, are 10 things we’ll take from the race; the first WorldTour race of the 2015 season.


Dennis wins the Tour Down Under, Wippert sprints to final-stage win

Wouter Wippert (Drapac) has taken his first-ever stage win in a WorldTour race, sprinting to victory on the sixth and final stage of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under. The 24-year-old Dutchman snuck along the barriers before hitting the front with roughly 200m to go and managing to hold off Heinrich Haussler (IAM) and Boris […]


The Tour Down Under’s ring-in mechanics

Last week when I was making the rounds and photographing all the 2015 WorldTour team bikes at the Tour Down Under I noticed that many of the mechanics I was asking permission from were not French, Belgian, Italian, Dutch, etc. They were Australian. To be precise – they were from Adelaide. That got me asking: […]


Porte climbs to stage 5 win in the Tour Down Under, Dennis retains overall lead

Richie Porte (Sky) has won stage 5 of the Santos Tour Down Under for the second year in a row after leaving his rivals behind on the slopes of Willunga Hill. Only Rohan Dennis was able to respond when Porte put in repeated attacks on the final climb, but eventually the elastic snapped for Dennis […]


The Week in Bike #53 – CGFYN News

This Week’s The Week in Bike will not be seen, so that we might instead bring you this special news presentation.