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Victoria’s proposed overtaking laws: Do cyclists always need a metre of space?

While the majority of Australian states and territories have now made changes to their overtaking laws with the goal of improving rider safety, Victoria has lagged behind. But thanks to a state government inquiry, it seems such a law might now be on its way. So what might that law look like? Where’s the process […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Why Tony Martin racing the cobbled classics changes everything; A way to break ASO’s stranglehold on the sport?; Teamlist announced for Paris-Roubaix; Louisa Lobigs announced as Amy Gillett Scholarship recipient for 2016; Andre Greipel with a fractured rib, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne participation uncertain; World’s third-biggest porn site sponsors Italian cycling team; Mavic owner, Amer Sports, […]

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South Australia introduces a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

South Australia has become the first state or territory of Australia to introduce a permanent, minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists. From October 25, 2015 South Australian road users will be required to leave at least one metre when overtaking cyclists on roads with speed limits up to and including 60km/h. On roads with higher […]

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Subaru High5 National Team: First Race in Europe

The second video produced by Mr.Challenge Films on the Subaru High5 Australian National Team takes viewers behind-the-scenes at Thüringen Rundfahrt where the eager but inexperienced development riders got their first taste of European racing. This film includes footage from the Amy Gillett Foundation memorial to park the 10th anniversary of her tragic death and celebrates […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Porte in “a fantastic position” after first week of the Giro; Alberto Contador – “Each day after my crash I’ve been getting better”; UCI releases English version of Astana Reasoned Decision; Inside Richie’s RV; Aru’s lawyer confirms legal action against Greg Henderson for Twitter comments; […]

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Kimberley Wells selected as 10th Amy Gillett Foundation scholarship recipient

The Amy Gillett Foundation announced on Monday that Dr. Kimberely Wells has been selected as the recipient of the 10th Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship. The scholarship provides Wells with the opportunity to race for the High5 Australian Women’s Road Development Team in Europe. The selection panel reportedly chose Wells as the scholarship recipient because of […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Team Sky wins Tour de Romandie TTT, Geraint Thomas claims yellow; Davide Rebellin wins stage 3 of the Presidential Tour of Turkey; The curious case of Alejandro Valverde; Ted King to retire at end of 2015 season; Tracey Gaudry leaves the Amy Gillett Foundation; “The […]

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Amy’s Wall hill-climb competition

In less than a week there will be 5,000 of us on the startline of the fourth annual Amy’s Gran Fondo. To add to this spectacular event, we’ve teamed up with the Amy Gillett Foundation and Subaru to bring you “Amy’s Wall”; none other than a good old fashioned hill-climb competition up one of Victoria’s […]

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A Metre Matters, but will it improve cyclist safety?

Last Friday the Queensland Minister for Transport Scott Emerson announced a two-year trial of a minimum passing distance for motorists who are overtaking cyclists: one metre on roads with speed limits up to 60km/h and 1.5m on faster roads. It’s the latest development in the Amy Gillett Foundation’s A Metre Matters campaign, a push to […]

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The Spotlight Is On Us

It’s great to be back home in Australia and to see that a good chunk of winter is behind us. I’ve neglected many things on this blog while away and have over 4000 unread emails in my inbox. I’m sorry to say, I probably won’t get around to it…

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