race reports

Inside Line: Loren Rowney’s Redlands Bicycle Classic

The Redlands Bicycle Classic is the longest continuous running stage race in American cycling. Since its inception in 1985, the Californian race has crafted an honour board that boasts names like Jonathan Vaughters, Chris Horner and Phil Gaimon. The 2014 edition of the race finished on Sunday after five stages of racing for elite men […]


Tom Leaper’s Melbourne to Warrnambool

Tom Leaper has never been one to rest on his laurels. He goes about his business quietly and works hard to be one of Australia’s top domestic cyclists. By speaking to him you’d never guess that he’s a former professional and has ridden the Giro d’Italia twice. He’s been showing excellent form over the past […]


Stratford to Dargo

Whenever I climb up my favorite Victorian berg, Mt Hotham, I pass a sign pointing to this place called “Dargo”. It always makes me think about this infamous race that I’ve heard lots about but have never done – The Stratford to Dargo. From what I hear it’s tougher, longer and steeper than Mt Baw Baw and […]


Winning With Honor, Or By Sitting In…

This past Saturday was the 51st Fred Icke Memorial Handicap in Creswick, VIC.   In all my searches I could not find exactly who Fred Icke was or what this race represents.   The only thing I could find was on the Brunswick Cycling Club website “the race was first introduced to the Victorian calendar by Fred […]