Fulcrum Racing Quattro Carbon wheelset review

Fulcrum is well known for its wide range of road and off-road wheelsets. Now the company is moving forward with wider rims, disc-equipped wheelsets, and lower-priced carbon rims. All of these refinements are found in the new range of Racing Quattro wheels, and in this review, CTech editor Matt Wikstrom reports on the performance of…

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Boasson Hagen wins stage three of the Tour of Qatar; Victory marks long-awaited return to form for Boasson Hagen; Cavendish: People are going to want echelons but we are not f***ing robots; UCI forwards cyclocross worlds mechanical doping case to disciplinary commission; Riders give thumbs up to...

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After UCI’s Katusha decision, what next for Paolini?

The situation surrounding Luca Paolini’s positive test for cocaine at last year’s Tour de France is undoubtedly a complicated one. Tuesday’s decision by the UCI’s Disciplinary Commission, to waive a potential suspension of the Katusha team over the positive cases involving Luca Paolini and Eduard Vorganov, prompted a fair amount of questions — and debate....

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Latest News

Zak Dempster on Sam Bennett’s sprint train: ‘You can’t click your fingers and make a lead-out work’

DOHA, Qatar (CT) – Irishman Sam Bennett is making inroads against the best sprinters as his Bora-Argon 18 team looks to emulate a world renowned lead-out train. The 25-year-old is currently racing at the Tour of Qatar with the backing of the German Pro Continental squad that includes Australian Zak Dempster, who skipped home nation...

UCI forwards cyclocross worlds mechanical doping case to disciplinary commission

Eleven days after a motor was found during the women’s under 23 race at the cyclocross world championships in Belgium, the UCI has confirmed that the case has moved to the next level in the disciplinary process. “Pursuant to the UCI Regulations related to technological fraud, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has today referred the...

Stevens on the UCI Hour Record: “It’s going to be one of the most painful hours of my life”

Just two weeks after Australian Bridie O’Donnell set a new women’s UCI world hour record, USA Cycling announced on Monday that American Evelyn Stevens will attempt to break the record on February 27th. The 32-year-old Boels-Dolmans rider will take on the challenge in Colorado Springs in front of a live and online audience. This will be the...

Job posting – Production Editor

CyclingTips is looking to hire a Production Editor to join the organisation’s Australian team based in Melbourne. Reporting to the Australian Editor, the Production Editor will be responsible for production, creation and publication of content on the CyclingTips website. This position suits a recent journalism or media graduate with preferably 2+ years of experience with...

Cavendish on Qatar World Championships: ‘I think you’ll be surprised how exciting it will be’

DOHA, Qatar (CT) – Mark Cavendish has weighed in on the course for the 2016 UCI Road World Championships; a course he is set to vie for a second world title on later this year. Cavendish rode the finishing circuit of the Worlds road race as part of stage 2 of the Tour of Qatar...

UCI Disciplinary Commission deems Paolini’s cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced Tuesday that its Disciplinary Commission had determined that conditions for a suspension of Team Katusha had not been met. Citing article 7.12.1 of the UCI Anti-Doping Rules, which states that a second case of an adverse analytical finding within 12 months calls for a suspension of between 14-15 days,...

Carmen Small’s Road to Rio: ‘the racing will be more dynamic this year than ever before’

As the UCI road calendar kicked off at the Santos Women’s Tour in Australia last week and women’s peloton is now  readying themselves for action in Qatar, American Carmen Small has yet to put the first race kilometres to her name. Cervélo-Bigla was not invited to Qatar, which was a disappointment to say the least....

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Latest Features

Inside the convoy: a ride with Commissaire 2 at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour

When you switch on your TV to watch a bike race you only see part of the picture. The riders are the stars of the show — and rightly so — but behind the scenes there are dozens of hard-working individuals, each playing a distinct role to ensure the race runs as smoothly as possible....

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff wins stage 2 of the Tour of Qatar; UCI Discliplinary Commission deems Paolini’s cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha; Riders react to Doha Worlds course; Santaromita on Orica-GreenEdge tenure – ‘The longer it went on, the worse it got’; Carmen Small’s Road...

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Full circle: Danny Pate’s soul-searching return to US racing

Over the course of his 17-year career, American Danny Pate has ridden for several of pro cycling’s biggest teams, including Team Sky, Garmin, and HTC-Highroad. But in 2016, the 36-year old from Colorado Springs returns to his domestic roots with the Continental team, Rally Racing. After four years with Sky, and after completing all three grand...

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Tubeless tubulars set for road debut at the Spring Classics?

With the European road season just kicking into gear, tech spotters have a lot to look forward to. Over the next few months many new products will be put through their paces, being raced on by the pros for the first time. One product that’s poised to have an impact on the upcoming Spring Classics...

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Tech

Fulcrum Racing Quattro Carbon wheelset review

Fulcrum is well known for its wide range of road and off-road wheelsets. Now the company is moving forward with wider rims, disc-equipped wheelsets, and lower-priced carbon rims. All of these refinements are found in the new range of Racing Quattro wheels, and in this review, CTech editor Matt Wikstrom reports on the performance of...

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Tubeless tubulars set for road debut at the Spring Classics?

With the European road season just kicking into gear, tech spotters have a lot to look forward to. Over the next few months many new products will be put through their paces, being raced on by the pros for the first time. One product that’s poised to have an impact on the upcoming Spring Classics...

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Bikes of the (future) bunch: Custom eTap builds

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, we feature three custom builds put together by Above Category with SRAM’s new wireless Red eTap groupset. For those that are unfamiliar with Above Category, it is a shop located in Sausalito, near San Francisco in California. Chad Nordwall is the owner and he has built his...

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Roadtripping

Thereabouts 2

Thereabouts 2

For those of you who missed the 24hr pre-screening of Thereabouts 2, you can now see it on Vimeo on Demand for a small donation that will go towards the making of next year’s Thereabouts 3 sequel. Just click play then “Watch Now” in the top right corner of the trailer. If you haven’t seen...

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Roadtripping Switzerland

Roadtripping Switzerland

  Few mountain ranges are more synonymous with road cycling than the French Alps – the Col du Galibier, Col d’Izoard, Alpe d’Huez, to name but a few of the Alps’ most famous climbs. But the Alps extend well beyond French borders and into several neighbouring countries, not least Switzerland. In the latest installment in...

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Roadtripping Iceland

Roadtripping Iceland

Four degrees Celsius in the middle of summer. Perpetual daylight that makes it difficult to sleep. Constant rain. Backpacks full of heavy camera equipment. Niggling injuries. Jason Stirling and David Fletcher from NorthSouth faced no shortage of challenges as they made their way around Iceland over the course of two weeks. And yet the story...

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Women's Cycling

Road to Rio: Young Australian forges through tragedy to chase Olympic Dream

The past year on the bike has been one of those patches where things fell into place for young Tasmanian cyclist Georgia Baker. She gained a place in the High5 Dream Team, her form on the road continued to build with four wins in the National Road Series, she went to Europe for track and...

Stevens on the UCI Hour Record: “It’s going to be one of the most painful hours of my life”

Just two weeks after Australian Bridie O’Donnell set a new women’s UCI world hour record, USA Cycling announced on Monday that American Evelyn Stevens will attempt to break the record on February 27th. The 32-year-old Boels-Dolmans rider will take on the challenge in Colorado Springs in front of a live and online audience. This will be the...

What the Summer of Cycling means to NRS riders

The Summer of Cycling in Australia is a jam-packed period of racing. We warm up with prestigious events such as the Cycling Victoria Tour of Bright and the Shimano SuperCrit in December in the hopes of finding peak fitness for the biggest month in Australian cycling: January. January is when it all happens — the...

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Tips and Self Improvement

Lisa’s Mum on mechanical doping and a whole new level of committing to the rut

Lisa Jacobs is a three-time Australian cyclocross champion, a lawyer and an all round nice person that helps set the tone for a welcoming women’s scene in the fledgling world of Australian cyclocross. However, sometimes in her blogs on ridehappy.com.au she lets out her alter ego, Lisa’s Mum, who steers clear of conventional wisdom and most...

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Get ready for CX Worlds: Heckling 101 with Georgia Gould

The cyclocross season is wrapping up at the Cyclocross World Championships in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium this weekend. Whether you’re one of the 65,000 anticipated live spectators or among the thousands who will tune in from their TVs and computers, here are some heckling tips to sharpen your sideline jeering skills and get in the ‘cross spirit....

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Race photographers: Bike racing’s unsung heroes

We often talk about the awesome jobs that swannies, mechanics, directors, volunteers and race organisers do at bike races, but what about the photographers? Photographers are some of the unsung heroes of bike races. They stand around in all weather conditions, often start work at the crack of dawn, hussle with spectators, climb atop of...

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