Malcolm Speed appointed Cycling Australia president; new board and $2 million loan also revealed

Cycling Australia has announced the appointment of a new board with long-time sporting administrator and former International Cricket Council CEO Malcolm Speed as president (second from the right in the image above). The new board, which was ratified at a Cycling Australia (CA) meeting last night, will swear in Speed as president when it meets […]


Report: Evans to retire after Santos Tour Down Under and Great Ocean Road Race

The will he-won’t he question about Cadel Evans’ future and possible retirement appears to be heading in the direction of the Australian hanging up his wheels, with Italian newspaper La Gazzetta Dello Sport reporting that the 37 year old rider has indeed decided that 2014 will be his final full season. According to the publication, […]


Wiggle opens Australian subsidiary

We’ve seen many bike shops come and go in the past decade and there’s never been a more competitive time to be in the business of selling bikes. The online market has also been tough with many online stores going out of business while only a few succeeding to meet the margins and demands to […]


Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation into Riis, doping in cycling still ongoing

Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation into the sport of cycling continues onwards, with ADD confirming to CyclingTips that no decision or conclusion has been reached yet in relation to the enquiry. The investigation arose out of the doping cases of several riders and is thought to centre around Bjarne Riis, the current general manager of the […]


Contador seals Vuelta a España victory, Malori wins final-stage ITT

Playing things cautiously rather than taking chances in the wet, technical conditions, Alberto Contador sealed victory in the Vuelta a España with a conservative ride in the final time trial in Santiago de Compostela. The Spaniard notched up the sixth Grand Tour win of his career at the end of the 9.7 kilometre test, celebrating […]


Contador speaks on eve of third Vuelta win: ‘The season has been incredible’

Alberto Contador is poised to take the third Vuelta a España and sixth Grand Tour of his career on Sunday, with the Spaniard further bolstering his race lead with his second mountaintop victory in the race. Speaking after dropping Chris Froome to win atop the Puerto de Ancares, Contador said that beating the Briton has […]


Contador sets up Vuelta GC win with victory on final mountain stage

Vuelta a España race leader Alberto Contador underlined what is surely his overall victory in the event when he raced to solo success on the final mountain stage of the race, the Puerto de Ancares. The Tinkoff Saxo rider resisted all of the expected attacks by closest rival Chris Froome (Sky) on the last climb, […]


Hansen triumphs on Vuelta stage 19: Adam is First Man into Cangas de Morrazo

Picking up a superb stage win in what is his tenth consecutive Grand Tour, Adam Hansen soloed into Cangas de Morrazo five seconds clear of a large chase group. The Lotto Belisol rider’s effort came when he jumped clear of a select group with just under five kilometres to go. The climb of the Alto […]


Brammeier riding well again, hoping to get back to competing in cycling’s top events

Now over health issues which hampered his form earlier this season and with strong showings to his credit in recent months, Matt Brammeier is hoping to return to some of the world’s biggest events next year. The four-time Irish road race champion has been competing this year with the Synergy Baku team and while he […]


Aru beats Froome to win stage 18 of Vuelta a España, Briton moves into second overall

Notching up his third Grand Tour stage win this year, Fabio Aru added to his stage victory in the Giro d’Italia and on stage 11 of the Vuelta a España when he raced to success on Thursday’s 18th stage. The young Italian attacked with just under four kilometres to go on the climb to Monte […]