Interviews

Interview with Marianne Vos: on La Course, a women’s WorldTour and more

When the peloton thunders down the cobblestones of Paris’ famous Champs-Elysees on the final stage of this year’s Tour de France, they won’t be the first to have raced on it that day. Preceding the final stage is a new addition to the women’s UCI cycling calendar, La Course by Le Tour de France. CyclingTips’ […]

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An interview with John Trevorrow: his career, the Tour de France and Australian cycling

The winners of our Ultimate Job competition, Matt & Stefano, have done some amazing rides in the past few days and in this piece they catch up with one of the legends of Australian cycling John Trevorrow. In this interview, Trevorrow talks about his own history as a cyclist, how cycling has changed in recent […]

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Interview with Zak Dempster: the long road to a debut Tour de France

Earlier this week ProContinenal team NetApp-Endura revealed its squad for the upcoming Tour de France. In the squad is Australia’s Zak Dempster, a rider who is making his first appearance at the world’s biggest bike race. CyclingTips’ Wade Wallace caught up with the Victorian ahead of tomorrow’s Grand Depart in Leeds to learn more about […]

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Simon Gerrans interview: chasing a Tour stage and the Maillot Jaune again

The opening week of last year’s Tour de France was a very successful one for both Simon Gerrans and his Orica-GreenEdge team. After netting 15th and 16th on the opening two stages in Corsica, Gerrans timed his finishing sprint perfectly to beat Peter Sagan (Cannondale), Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Movistar) and a thinned-out main bunch […]

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A chat with Lizzie Williams, winner of the 2014 Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship

Today the Amy Gillett Foundation announced that Victoria’s Lizzie Williams has become the ninth winner of the Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship, an honour which includes two months of racing in Europe with the national team. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef caught up with Lizzie to find out more about her journey back to the sport […]

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Interview with Robert Power: a star on the rise

While Caleb Ewan might get most of the attention when it comes to the Jayco-AIS World Tour Academy Team, he is just one of many exciting riders on the squad. Another promising talent is West Australian Robert Power. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef caught up with Rob at the Tour d’Azerbaidjan where the 19-year-old was […]

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An interview with Djamolidine Abdoujaparov

Former Tour de France green jersey wearer Djamolidine Abdoujaparov was a guest of honour Tour d’Azerbaidjan and CyclingTips’ editor Matt de Neef had a chance to sit down with the man affectionately known as ‘The Tashkent Terror’ to get his thoughts on the sprinters of today and what he’s now up to.

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Interview with Chris Juul Jensen

Dave Everett has a chat with Irish-born Dane Chris Juul Jensen (Tinkoff-Saxo) in Belfast before the TTT on stage 1. More about Chris Juul Jensen: The Irish-born Dane lived his first 16 years in Ireland where he spent hours and hours climbing the steep slopes on his mountain bike. However, the 22-year-old talent made an […]

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Interview with Carlos Sastre

When you cast your eye down the list of Tour de France winners in the past ten years, some names stand out far more than others. Lance Armstrong – before his titles were taken from him anyway – Alberto Contador and, for Australians, Cadel Evans, are all big names. But one rider that doesn’t rate […]

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Interview with Dan Martin: Irishman speaks about Liege crash and his goals for the Giro d’Italia

Ireland’s Dan Martin will start the Giro d’Italia on Friday gunning for a top performance in the first edition of the race to start outside the European mainland. Cheered on by home fans, he has three goals in the event; the first is to take the pink jersey in the team time trial, although he […]

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