Richie Porte

Porte climbs to stage 5 win in the Tour Down Under, Dennis retains overall lead

Richie Porte (Sky) has won stage 5 of the Santos Tour Down Under for the second year in a row after leaving his rivals behind on the slopes of Willunga Hill. Only Rohan Dennis was able to respond when Porte put in repeated attacks on the final climb, but eventually the elastic snapped for Dennis […]

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The Week in Bike #51 – The Short Week

Granted, it hasn’t been a full week since the last episode, but there’s still plenty of news. Championships, non-championships, CAPS LOCK, a team launch…though I suppose another black kit doesn’t exactly justify stopping the presses. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.

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Preview: Elite men’s road race at the Australian National Road Championships

The Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships are well underway in Victoria with the criterium and time trials titles having been decided already. This weekend the riders will take to the roads of Buninyong for the road races, culminating with the elite men’s road race on Sunday. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef put together this […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Richie Porte wins Australian time trial championship; Shara Gillow wins fourth national title at Australian time trial championship; Rohan Dennis believes he’s still on course to beat world hour record despite Australian TT nationals defeat; High5 Dream Team to provide rider pathway for elite female […]

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Richie Porte wins Australian national time trial championship

Richie Porte (Sky) has started 2015 in emphatic fashion, winning the Australian national time trial championship in a star-studded field in Buninyong today. Richie Porte was joined on the podium by Rohan Dennis (BMC) and Jack Bobridge (Budget Forklifts) and spoke after the race of his delight at winning his first Australian national title against […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Steele Von Hoff wins back-to-back Australian criterium titles; Kimberley Wells wins second Australian criterium title in three years; New UCI Anti-Doping Rules introduced to reflect 2015 World Anti-Doping Code; ASO and Bora-Argon 18 hail news that Tour de France will be screened by German station […]

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Porte to fight for Santos Tour Down Under win with strong Sky backing

Keen to get his season off to a successful start after a largely-frustrating 2014, Richie Porte has been confirmed as the leader of the Sky squad in the upcoming Santos Tour Down Under, and has said that he is psyched to ride strongly. “This race is one of the highlights of my season,” he said […]

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Richie Porte: “My health is back where it needs to be”

After a 2014 season marred by health problems, Richie Porte is looking forward to beginning the new year with a bang at the 2015 Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships. At the 2014 Mars Road Nationals, Porte claimed road race bronze behind Simon Gerrans and Cadel Evans and everything looked on track for a tilt […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Lighter and with renewed morale, Porte excited about 2015: “I’d love to have a big year”; Retirement or alternative offer? Sanchez won’t be with BMC Racing Team in 2015; Bora – Argon 18 chasing another invite to Tour de France; ASO confirms starting teams for […]

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Lighter and with renewed morale, Porte excited about 2015: “I’d love to have a big year”

Stating he is over a stone lighter than he was twelve months ago, Richie Porte has said he has got over the disappointment of a season frustrated by illness and is raring to go for 2015. Any thoughts that the Australian’s morale might still be dented after an at-times difficult year have been dismissed, with […]

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