Tour Down Under

The Week in Bike #54 – The Season Arc

Road season’s just getting going while cyclocross prepares for that last big bang. The circle of life, really, but with more awkward—especially where sprinting results, footed fencing, and US Weekly are concerned. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Final teams announced for the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; 10 things we’ll take from the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under; Five WorldTour teams vying for Fernando Gaviria?; Horner “couldn’t believe” Airgas-Safeway Tour of California snub; The battle to keep the TDU in January; […]


The Week in Bike #53 – CGFYN News

This Week’s The Week in Bike will not be seen, so that we might instead bring you this special news presentation.


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.


The Week in Bike #48 – Grossly Disproportionate

A week of big announcements and bigger reactions. Is it the same old story in cycling, or is the UCI successfully threading needle between future expectations and past mistakes? We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.


Tour Down Under vs Tour de San Luis

The Tour Down Under (Australia) and the Tour de San Luis (Argentina) are both currently underway and while the former is a WorldTour race and the latter is a small UCI 2.1 race, it’s the Tour de San Luis that attracts the stronger field. But why is the most prestigious race classification not attracting all […]


The Bike Lane :: Season 1, Episode 5

In Episode 5 of The Bike Lane we talk about the WorldTour format and if it even matters, a review of the Tour Down Under, Matty Goss’ performance to date, Tweet of the Week, Meet the Elite with Philippe Gilbert, Pro Mechanic tip with BMC, and some words of wisdom from DS’s Addy Engels (Shimano […]


News Shorts – Jan 25, 2012

I never want to chase the news but I always enjoy talking about the news. From this Wednesday onwards a mystery journalist who will go by the name of “Le Grimpeur” will be reporting on selected news snippets of the week to keep you abreast of what’s happening in pro cycling.


Wineries of the Tour Down Under

The Tour Down Under kicks off next week and I couldn’t be more excited. In my opinion it’s one of the best professional bike races you can attend.  It’s logistically simple, you don’t have to change hotels, you can get heaps of bike riding in, the riders are laid back and accessible, and Adelaide transforms into this buzzing […]


Tour Down Under Tips

State of Origin – NSW vs VIC up Willunga Hill (Photo Leigh Schilling) My head has been left behind in “Radelaide” this past week.  I had such a great time at the Tour Down Under and I can’t take my mind off it.  In fact, we’ve been privileged to a mind-blowing past couple months of […]