Orica-AIS rider Jessie MacLean had a childhood full of volleyball, hockey and rowing and it was only in 2000 that she left those behind and took up cycling. The year after receiving a scholarship with the ACT Academy of Sport, Jessie won the U19 Pursuit at the Australian Nationals. She won gold at the Junior […]
Last weekend, Orica-AIS rider Tiffany Cromwell won the women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in a two-up sprint against Rabobank’s Megan Guarnier. Last night, she sat down for a Skype interview with CyclingTips in which she spoke about her Het Nieuwsblad victory, the season ahead, running a marathon with only a month’s training, riding with Formula 1 […]
While much of the professional cycling season has died down in Europe, a selection of international track riders have been invited to Japan to earn some money from racing the Keirin circuit. Shane Perkins is one of those internationals and I caught up with him to hear about his Keirin season and to find out […]
If you have some time today I’d recommend listening to this excellent radio interview with Greg LeMond on his campaign to raise awareness for ADD, his thoughts on doping, and how pro cycling can be cleaned up, his relationship with Armstrong, the UCI, and a wide range of other topics.
Last Sunday Matty Wilson’s rode the final race of his twelve year career in Hamburg at the Vattenfall Cyclassics. Matt confesses that he’s not one of those naturally talented riders which is perhaps why he’s easier to relate to than many others (I can tell you though, he’s pretty bloody amazing). Last night Matt took […]
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? The same analogy can be used with bike racing. The media obviously gives most of its attention to the athletes of any given sport, but what about the individuals who record its great moments? The […]