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Assos, Capo, Castelli and Rapha Bibshorts Review

There comes a time in every rider’s life when an appreciation for fine, well-fitting shorts outweighs any concern about their cost. Indeed, a great pair of bibshorts can transform your time on the bike from tolerating the ride to indulging in another 10km. Sure, a new set of high-priced shorts won’t improve your legs, but […]

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Supercross Melbourne – This Sunday

Rapha and Dirty Deeds brings Super Cross to Australia, delivering super-charged cyclocross racing to Melbourne. Spectators can enjoy racing of all abilities; from the best in the land to absolute beginners. The winning combination of beer, pies, frites, DJ’s, live music and cowbells will create the best atmosphere this country has ever seen at a […]

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The Snowys

Back in May we set off to film our fourth Rapha Continental film in Australia. I had never been to the Snowy Mountains, but it seemed like an ideal place to take our bikes and explore some unfamiliar roads. After a lot of digging I was surprised to find that there was very little cycling […]

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Van Diemen’s Land Backstage Pass

Back in December we went over to Tasmania to shoot the first of the new Rapha Continental films. Riding around Tasmania was one of those things that’s quite easily achievable for us in Melbourne, but there’s always something bigger, better or more important to do. Some call it “proximity syndrom”, I call it “way overdue”.

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The New Rapha Grand Tour Shoes Competition

As you may have seen already Rapha has released their much anticipated Grand Tour Shoe. Footwear is highly dependant on individual preference and fit, but it’s hard to argue with the sheer elegance and workmanship of Rapha’s new shoe.

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Bikes Of The Bunch | Spare Parts

Every few years I accumulate enough bits and pieces to create a Frankenbike. It’s a slow process that I manage through donations, replacements and upgrades. Here is my very own “Bikes of the Bunch” five minutes of fame featuring a plethora of spare parts, a few clandestine purchases, and a lot of favors along the […]

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Join Us At Bay 13 On Arthurs Seat

As part of my position with Rapha I’m holding the biggest party Australia has ever seen on “Alp d’Arthurs” this Saturday, Oct 15 to cheer on the riders of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. As readers of CyclingTips, I invite every single one of you to come along to enjoy the race and create an […]

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Victoria’s Secret

I’m very excited to show off this short film to all of you which has been in the works for the past three months. A crew of local film makers along with Rapha and myself teamed up before the snow fell in the Victorian Alps to shoot this amazing ride. After hundreds of hours of […]

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Interview With Darren Lapthorne

It was announced yesterday that Darren Lapthorne has signed a contract with Pegasus Racing for 2011. This means he’ll be stepping it up a notch and will hopefully be racing some of the biggest events on the PRO calendar.

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The EPIC “I Need A New Winter Kit” Competition Finalists

The Rapha “I Need A New Winter Kit” competition is coming to a close today.  Mrs CT and I spent a good part of yesterday reading through the comments and have a sore gut from laughing so hard.  I also learned quite a few tips, words of wisdom/motivation, and even poems to put me in […]

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