Loren Rowney

Australian National Team results at Trophee d’Or play integral part of Australia’s success in Europe in 2015

Australia’s female road cyclists have been making their mark all over Europe this year, chalking up an impressive 16 international victories from nine different winners. These collective results have seen Australia jump up from ninth to fifth overall in the UCI nation rankings, which are hugely important in this Olympic year. Ranked ninth, Australia would […]


A win for Loren Rowney and a confidence boost for the Australian National Team: A Route de France stage four Q&A

Loren Rowney parlayed a perfectly timed attack into her first win of the season on stage four of the Route de France on Thursday. Six hundred metres from the finish, Rowney jumped, catching the sprint trains off-guard, and soloed across the line just ahead of compatriot Nettie Edmondson (Wiggle Honda). Rowney, who typically races for […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jos van Emden wins Eneco Tour stage 4 ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins Arctic Race of Norway opener; Loren Rowney leads Australian 1-2 on stage 4 of La Route de France; Nacer Bouhanni doubles up at the Tour de l’Ain; Sunderland grabs stage 3 of the […]


Inside the grupetto

The Giro Rosa is but a distant memory at this point, which I have to admit is a wonderful thing. Yes, we cyclists are a masochistic breed, but I’m also starting to think that we have memories like goldfish. How else do you explain the suffering and torture we willfully and optimistically subject ourselves to […]


A ‘stay sane’ packing guide for the Giro Rosa

It’s that time of year again. Pink fever! The new national champions have been crowned around Europe and the Americas, which can only mean one thing -the Giro Rosa is fast approaching. It feels like the Aviva’s Women’s Tour ended only a couple days ago, but it’s possible I feel this way because I have […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s Daily News Digest: Landa soloes to second mountain stage win on Giro d’Italia’s 16th stage as Aru fades; Contador refrains from criticising Astana’s attack after he suffers puncture; Landa declines to speculate on whether he should have been Astana leader all along; Savio: ‘Ochowicz missed a good opportunity to keep his mouth shut’; […]


Roommate rules: How to share a hotel room like a pro

As a professional cyclist, I spend a large majority of my existence on the road and, by default, hotel-hopping. I am currently in the middle of what I would call epic hotel-hopping all over the United States. I’ll stop there for a second. Are you reading this now and imagining that I’m living it up […]


Ella Picks

We’ve been rolling out a lot of new features and writers and titles at Ella this month. Here’s another new weekly column we’re going to add to the mix. Ella Picks. The best or most important things we’ve read or watched in the last week(ish) all in one place for your reading (and viewing!) pleasure. […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Formolo wins solo on stage 4 of the Giro, Clarke takes the overall lead; Tom Skujins soloes to victory on stage three of the Tour of California; Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knock; Clarke continues Orica-GreenEdge’s monopoly of Maglia Rosa; Team Sky’s […]


Pro travel day essentials: Top tips to make long travel more bearable

Professional cyclists become quite accustomed to the epic, long travel days to races. It comes with the territory. Sometimes you get lucky. In my case, lucky looks like a flight from Girona around 11am to Brussels. I take a cab to the Girona airport and have a short transfer to my race hotel in Belgium. […]