Gracie Elvin

The ups and downs of selection for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Cycling Australia recently announced the 41-rider squad that will represent Australia in various cycling disciplines at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in August. Chloe Hosking’s name was on the list and the Canberran is set to line-up in the women’s road race in her second Commonwealth Games. In this piece Chloe writes of the challenge […]

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Inside Line: Gracie Elvin’s Tour of Flanders

Yesterday’s Tour of Flanders was the third round of the nine-round UCI Women’s World Cup and one of the most prestigious one-day races on the women’s calendar. Raced at the same time as the men’s event, the women’s Tour of Flanders was contested over 140km with eight climbs and plenty of cobbled roads to contend […]

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What it takes to win a nationals road race

On Saturday afternoon Gracie Elvin became the first woman in 20 years to win back-to-back titles at the Australian national championships road race. In this piece Helen Kelly from Kelly Cycle Coaching analyses Gracie’s power file from the race and considers what it takes to win a national championship road race.

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Gracie Elvin’s Worlds Diary: the big day

The history books will show that the 2013 elite women’s world championship road race was won by the rider that everyone expected to win, Dutch superstar Marianne Vos. But what that won’t show is just how good the race was and the stories of the 140+ riders that took part. In the final part of […]

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Gracie Elvin’s World Championships Diary: the build-up

It’s been a huge week at the road cycling world championships in Florence and two of the biggest races are still to come: the elite women’s and men’s road races. Orica-AIS rider and Australian national champion Gracie Elvin is part of a seven-rider Australian squad taking on the elite women’s road race tonight (AEST) and […]

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