Rapha weaves new Pro Team road shoes into existence
Rapha’s range of cycling shoes has just expanded with the addition of a range-topping Pro Team road shoe. The Pro Team shoes are the product of over two years and 20,000km testing, and have already been spotted in action on the feet of riders from EF Pro Cycling including Lachlan Morton. Now, they’re just about … The post Rapha weaves new Pro Team road shoes into existence appeared first on CyclingTips .
Israel Start-Up Nation’s diplomatic mission at the UAE Tour
Supported by DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) – An Israeli cycling team raced through Dubai on Sunday, taking part in the UAE Tour for the first time in the latest overture between the two countries, which have no diplomatic relations. Gulf Arab nations have made a number of recent moves hinting at warmer ties with the Jewish … The post Israel Start-Up Nation’s diplomatic mission at the UAE Tour appeared first on CyclingTips .
Flywheel users the casualty of spin bike war with Peloton
Indoor-training behemoth Peloton has been the subject of a few controversies of late. Their clanger of an advertising campaign late last year became the subject of memes, a solid SNL roasting and the source of a stock-price plummet for the exercise start-up, who lost US$1.5b in value as a result of the ad. Now, the … The post Flywheel users the casualty of spin bike war with Peloton appeared first on CyclingTips .
AusCycling likely to go ahead as BMX pledges its support
Supported by The AusCycling initiative to unite Australia’s cycling disciplines is set to go ahead. At a BMX Australia (BMXA) Special General Meeting on Monday evening, six of the national body’s eight member states voted in support of AusCycling. In doing so, BMXA joined Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) in endorsing AusCycling, ensuring the initiative now has two … The post AusCycling likely to go ahead as BMX pledges its support appeared first on CyclingTips .
Silver fern to shine on men's WorldTour after emotional NZ Road Nationals
The silver fern will shine alongside Shane Archbold's majestic mullet on the men's WorldTour after he took an emotional victory at the NZ Road Nationals marking the first time the men's black and white jersey will make an appearance on the main cycling stage since 2014. 19-year-old Niamh Fisher-Black will also head to Europe in her nation's colours.
12 women to watch in 2020
The 2020 cycling season is already underway but the biggest and best races are still to come. So who should you keep an eye on as the season unfolds? Well, here’s a handy dandy little list for you. This isn’t just a list of road racers — it includes some mountain bikers and other incredible … The post 12 women to watch in 2020 appeared first on CyclingTips .
Don’t write Nairo Quintana off yet
The third stage of the Tour de La Provence offered some familiar scenes, albeit in a different palette: the petite form of Nairo Quintana – in red and black, rather than baby blue – launching a stinging attack off the front of a peloton. In doing so, he powered to a demonstrative stage win and … The post Don’t write Nairo Quintana off yet appeared first on CyclingTips .
Tales from the Warny: the ones that didn't win
A cast of four battled it out in the final kilometres of the 104th edition of the Melbourne to Warrnambool and while CCS Canberra's Brendan Johnston is the name associated forever with the victory, each of the remaining three had their own tale to tell.
Tales from the Warny: the defeated
A cast of four battled it out in the final kilometres of the 104th edition of the Melbourne to Warrnambool and while Brendan Johnston is the name associated forever with the victory, each of the remaining three had their own tale to tell.
Bike Shorts: Jumbo-Visma Tour de France trident a little dented
Catch up with some of the news from the cycling world over the past few days including how Jumbo-Visma's Tour de France title tilt looks a bit worse for ware and it's only February.
Jumbo-Visma Tour de France trident a little dented
Catch up with some of the news from the cycling world over the past few days including how Jumbo-Visma's Tour de France title tilt is looking a bit worse for wear and it's only February.
Keeno's five takeaways from the Australian summer of cycling
There was a lot to like about the Australian grand tour… ah, summer of cycling, writes Matthew Keenan
Just keep winning: Arkea-Samsic on track to beat 2019 record, and it's only February
Arkea-Samsic look set to beat their 2019 record of just five victories with their sprint star Nacer Bouhanni taking two wins within the last week.
Bontrager moves upmarket with new Elite Road composite road pedals
As the sole component, accessory and clothing brand in the Trek Bicycle company, Bontrager’s product range has been steadily growing and improving in recent years. Trek’s strategy to offer a full-service brand is not unique to the industry, but its sheer breadth of products arguably is. And the latest example? Quality road pedals. Bontrager has … The post Bontrager moves upmarket with new Elite Road composite road pedals appeared first on CyclingTips .
Tour de la Provence preview and how to watch
Brace yourself for some quality racing set against the magnificent grandeur of Southern France when the Tour de la Provence LIVE streams from early morning 14-16 February via SBS On Demand and the Cycling Central website.
Explainer: The UCI and the teams are locked in a power struggle. Why?
The 2020 season is ticking along, but behind the scenes, all is not well in the sport of professional cycling, with an ongoing dispute between the sport’s governing body and the teams continuing to escalate. If you’ve got a passing interest in the sport’s governance, you’ll have seen signs of a widening divide and intensifying … The post Explainer: The UCI and the teams are locked in a power struggle. Why? appeared first on CyclingTips .
Announcing the 2020 VeloClub Summit: Taiwan KOM
Supported by Midway through 2018 we took members on our inaugural VeloClub Summit through the Japanese Alps, culminating in a memorable (and challenging!) final day on Mt Fuji. In 2019 we took to the north of Thailand for a ride in and around Chiang Mai, through the ‘Golden Triangle’, and right up to the border of Myanmar … The post Announcing the 2020 VeloClub Summit: Taiwan KOM appeared first on CyclingTips .
The Dutch Headwind Championships is cycling’s silliest, most spectacular race
Forget the Herald Sun Tour, Langkawi or Valenciana – there was just one race you really needed to pay attention to last weekend. Raced along a gruelling 8.5km course, plotting a straight course down a storm-surge barrier in the southern Netherlands, the sixth annual Dutch Headwind Cycling Championships (NK Tegenwindfietsen to its friends) was held … The post The Dutch Headwind Championships is cycling’s silliest, most spectacular race appeared first on CyclingTips .
Bauhaus takes Saudi Tour title after dramatic sprint finish
Bahrain-McLaren's Phil Bauhaus produced a dramatic sprint finish to win the Saudi Tour title on Saturday night (AEDT).
Jai Hindley wins the Sun Tour as Kaden Groves claims the final stage
Supported by MELBOURNE, Australia (CT) – Jai Hindley (Sunweb) has taken the biggest victory of his career so far, winning the 2020 Jayco Herald Sun Tour. Hindley finished safely in the bunch on the fifth and final stage around Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens as the day was decided in a bunch sprint. Kaden Groves (Mitchelton-Scott) took out the … The post Jai Hindley wins the Sun Tour as Kaden Groves claims the final stage appeared first on CyclingTips .