If there’s one thing I’ve learned from organising cycling events with Andy van Bergen of Hells 500 and riding in the ones he’s organised, it’s that he doesn’t do things by halves. I knew the lengths Andy had gone to in pulling Ol’ Dirty together on Sunday, and yet I was still blown away by the vision and the execution.Read more
To say Brendan Canty’s rise through the cycling ranks has happened quickly would be an understatement. In less than a year he’s gone from racing (and winning) his first A grade race to riding alongside Cadel Evans and Jens Voigt at the Tour of Utah.
We caught up with Brendan to find out how he got his “stagiaire” gig with Drapac, how he found the Tour of Utah and much more.Read more
In July I tried to lose some weight. Not because I was hugely overweight but because I was interested to see what was involved and how hard it would be. Here are my reflections after a month of disciplined eating and some of the lessons I learned.Read more
It’s been nearly five years since The Climbing Cyclist first began. It was created as a resource for cyclists that like riding uphill, but that resource hasn’t grown as much as I would have liked. With The Climbing Cyclist Wiki, that’s all about to change.Read more
This time last year I was over in Europe, reporting from the Tour de France and doing some amazing riding while I was at it. This year’s arrangement is a little less glamorous, but a weekend away at Aireys Inlet provided a great opportunity to take stock in what is a very busy time of year.Read more
And so the 2014 Tour of Australia comes to a close. It’s been 21 days of at-times-brutal racing, with some amazing scenery, great roads, and challenging climbs. We hope you’ve enjoyed the journey, which ends with a largely ceremonial stage from Port Arthur to Hobart.Read more
On stage 20 of the 2014 Tour of Australia, the riders cut down the centre of Tasmania from Longford to Hobart and then up the state’s most famous climb, Mt. Wellington. With only one flatter stage remaining after this one, the final climb up Mt. Wellington will decide the overall honours in this year’s race.Read more