2014 Tour Down Under

Caleb Ewan’s Diary: the wake-up call

We all know that Caleb Ewan is a huge talent with massive potential and it’s been a great summer of racing for the 19-year-old. He’s had great success in a whole host of summer criteriums, he won the U23 national criterium and road race championships and was then selected for the UniSA/national team for the […]


The logistics of taking a WorldTour team overseas

Travelling with a bike overseas isn’t the easiest or most pleasant of tasks. It’s hard enough remembering to pack the usual items that you’re bound to need on your cycling holiday, let alone the items you might need in the case of some unforeseen situation. Now imagine having to organise that for a whole WorldTour […]


Beat Cancer Tour: riding the TDU course, for a cause

A couple hours before the pros took to the startline on each stage of this year’s Santos Tour Down Under, a group of determined amateur cyclists rode the course themselves, all for a great cause. In this piece Deryck Walker shares his motivations for taking on the Beat Cancer Tour and explains how the week […]


A ride in the Shimano neutral service car

There’s plenty more to big bike races like the Santos Tour Down Under than a couple hundred bike riders making their way around the countryside. There are thousands of people behind the scenes bringing the race together and making sure everything runs smoothly. One such group at the Santos Tour Down Under is the Shimano […]


Santos Tour Down Under: stage 6 report and photos

Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEDGE) might only have been leading Cadel Evans (BMC) by one second going into the final stage of this year’s Santos Tour Down Under, but in reality the general classification was never likely to change after last night. The final-stage circuit race around the streets of Adelaide was won convincingly by Andre Gripel […]


Santos Tour Down Under: Stage 6 Finish

See the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under Stage 6 results here.

A ride in the Shimano neutral service car

Read the full feature article on “A view from the Shimano neutral service vehicle” here.


Santos Tour Down Under: stage 5 highlights

Highlights from stage 5 of the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under.

Santos Tour Down Under: stage 5 report and photos

Richie Porte’s first ever victory at the Santos Tour Down Under today was an emphatic one. His Sky teammates delivered him perfectly to the base of Willunga Hill where the Paris-Nice winner attacked and rode away to a comfortable victory. Behind him, the leader’s ochre jersey was changing hands once again, leaving the bike race […]


My First Race: Sir Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy is the most successful track cyclist of all time. He’s won the World Championships eleven-times, a six-time Olympic champion, and a winner of a total of seven Olympic Games medals, six gold and one silver. But he had to start in the same place as the rest of us. Here Chris Hoy […]