Tiffany Cromwell: “Throughout my career I’ve struggled with finding balance”

South Australia’s Tiffany Cromwell was recently crowned Cycling Australia’s Elite Women’s Road Cyclist of the Year after a season that included a fifth in the World Championships road race and fourth in the Commonwealth Games road race. In 2015 and beyond, Cromwell is aiming higher. Cromwell spoke with Aaron S. Lee about how her first […]


A chat with Richard Bowen, Australian Cyclists Party candidate at the Victorian State Election

Victorians head to the polls tomorrow to vote in the state election. One of the smaller parties vying for seats in the upper house (the Legislative Council) is the Australian Cyclists Party. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef caught up with candidate Richard Bowen to learn more about the Australian Cyclists Party, how he views the […]


Nicole Cooke video interview part II: “Women’s cycling was at its height in the 1990s”

You can watch part I of Dave Everett’s interview with Nicole Cooke here. As a former world and Olympic champion, double World Cup winner and victor in races such as the Giro d’Italia Femminile, La Flèche Wallonne, the women’s Tour of Flanders and the Amstel Gold Race, Nicole Cooke is one of the best female […]


A chat with Sacha White, Vanilla Workshop’s framebuilder extraordinaire

Framebuilder Sacha White has gained a reputation in recent years for producing some of the world’s most beautiful handmade custom bikes. White’s bike-building “community”, Vanilla Workshop, produces both Vanilla Bicycles – “pure, classic and focused on the pursuit of craft” – and Speedvagen – “modern, rebellious and built to be ridden”. CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom […]


Phil Gaimon: Still waiting, still hoping for Garmin-Sharp renewal

At the beginning of the 2014 season Phil Gaimon got things off to a dream start with the Garmin-Sharp team, winning his first-ever race with the WorldTour team and also notching up the squad’s first victory of the year. Hitting the line first on stage one of the Tour de San Luis rewarded the team […]


‘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.


Rest Day Ride With Chris Froome

On the last rest day of the Vuelta a Espana GCN’s Daniel Lloyd catches up for a ride with Chris Froome who is in the thick of the GC action coming into the final week of the race.


Back to the front: what Mark Renshaw has learned from reuniting with Cav

On yesterday’s second stage of the Tour of Britain, Australia’s Mark Renshaw (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) sprinted to victory in Llandudno – his first individual win of the 2014 season. Jane Aubrey caught up with Renshaw ahead of the Tour of Britain to find out what the past few seasons have been like for the man from […]


Thor Hushovd: “I can look back at my career with a big smile”

Thor Hushovd planned to retire after the world road race championships in Ponferrada, Spain, later this month. He showed strong form in the recent Arctic Race of Norway, taking second on stages two and four, and believed he was in with a chance of worlds selection. However injury scuppered those plans and meant that he […]


Celebrating the uncelebrated: the career of Ben Day

On Sunday we all watched and listened to the USA Pro Cycling Challenge which was a celebration of Jens Voigt’s final race of his illustrious career. But there was another rider in the peloton who was also competing his final race; Ben Day. As Jane Aubrey writes, Day’s career was filled with talent, glory and […]