Gracie Elvin

Gracie Elvin’s Road Nationals Training Diary: Episode #3

In her third training diary ahead of the 2015 Australian Road Nationals, two-time champion Gracie Elvin reflects on the importance of strength endurance efforts.


Gracie Elvin’s Road Nationals Training Diary: Episode #2

In the second instalment of Gracie Elvin’s Nationals Training Diary she talks through the importance of long, slow rides when building fitness.


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Yet another doping positive for an Astana-linked rider; Wheel designer Steve Hed dead at 59; German broadcasters to reconsider showing the Tour de France; Orica renews sponsorship of Orica-GreenEdge; Victor Hugo Peña – Quintana has what it takes to win the Tour; Interview with Lance […]


Gracie Elvin’s Road Nationals Training Diary: Episode #1

In the first episode of Gracie Elvin’s Nationals training video, the two-time national champion talks about the need for a restful off-season — something she’s managed to achieve this year.


Cycling Australia announces 2015 Road Nationals schedule

Cycling Australia has released the schedule for the 2015 Road National Championships with the race meet set to feature several changes from previous years. Competition will begin on the evening of Wednesday January 7 when the riders take to the main street of Ballarat, Victoria for the criterium championships. The Road Nationals have traditionally started […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


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 […]


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 […]