Matt Goss has become an easy target for derision. As head sprinter for Orica-GreenEDGE he is there to win sprint stages at the Tour de France, but his tally stands at zero. He took a stage at the Giro d’Italia in 2012, a stage at Tirreno-Adriatico in 2013, but on the whole, his first two […]
It’s been an impressive return to form for Nathan Haas. After a couple years of struggling to find his feet at Garmin-Sharp, Haas has started 2014 with a second-placed finish on stage 3 of this year’s Tour Down Under, fifth overall at that race and, just today, a win on stage 1 of the Jayco […]
In the second and final part of this story about Andrew Christie-Johnson and his development of the Praties/Genesys/Avanti cycling team, Jono Lovelock picks up the tale as AMP ends its sponsorship of the team in 2013, leaving Christie-Johnson and team co-owner Steve Price with a massive hole in their funding.
Avanti Racing (formerly Huon-Genesys) is one of the most successful Continental teams in Australia’s cycling history, with names such as Nathan Haas, Steele von Hoff and Richie Porte coming out of its ranks. But despite great success, the team’s journey has been far from smooth. In this first part of a two-part series, Jono Lovelock […]
Photos by Daniel Carruthers. Daniel is a Kiwi living in China and also a talented cyclist. Check out his excellent blog here. As you may remember from his previous post, local Melburnian Jono Lovelock is on a 4 month bike racing stint around Asia and Europe with the Marco Polo Cycling Team. He just finished […]
Most of you around Melbourne will know who Jono Lovelock is. A young, talented cyclist and a genuinely great bloke. When I speak with Jono I’m always impressed at his maturity and eagerness to give back to cycling just as much as he takes from it. I’m always following Jono’s blog to see where his […]